James Matterson Davis Cemetery

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James Matterson Davis Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: South side of White Top Mountain

Directions: From the junction Highland Pkwy (US 58) and Mud Creek Rd (Rt 600) go south on Mud Creek Road approximately 2.1 miles to School House Rd (Rt 751). The cemetery is off Mud Creek Rd near intersection with School House Road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.5917 W81.5651

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver and Sadie Stamper Greer 23 Jun 2003

Comments: This cemetery has a good fence and is well maintained but it is difficult to find due to the brush growth outside the cemetery fence.

James Matterson Davis Cemetery
General View of the James Matterson Davis Cemetery

James Matterson Davis Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
POWERS, Rex W. 31 Jan 1922 21 Jul 1944 [killed in action in France during World War II]
unknown     funeral home marker
Row 2
ROOP, Robert D. 24 Oct 1934 10 Aug 1984 [Robert Dean, s/o Wilson and Lessie Roop]
ROOP, Wilson K. 1 Jan 1909 15 Mar 1967  
DAVIS, Wilson 15 Dec 1894 8 Aug 1973
Wilson Davis
DAVIS, Ollie 2 Mar 1895 3 Aug 1968/1973
Ollie Davis
[d/o Wilburn and Susan Taylor Farmer; w/o Wilson Davis]
DAVIS, Worth, Elder 10 Oct 1913/1918 18 Nov 1943
Elder Davis
[s/o Wilson and Ollie Farmer Davis; Primitive Baptist elder]
Row 3
DAVIS, J[ames] M[atterson] 25 Dec 1852 30 Nov 1933  
DAVIS, Mary 10 Jan/Jun 1852 14 Jan 1926 w/o J.M. Davis
DAVIS, Howard 10 Aug 1885 19 Sep 1928  
DAVIS, Alison J. 9 Mar/Apr 1883 10/16 Oct 1948  
DAVIS, Dora 15 Mar 1880 13 Dec 1986 age 106; w/o Alison J. Davis
Row 4
GRAHAM, Hattie Maude 9 Feb 1908 4 Feb 1990 [d/o Hampton and Fannie Davis: w/o Herbert Graham]
GRAHAM, Herbert 15 Mar 1905 26 Aug 1986  
GRAHAM, Ruth Ann 30 Oct 1945 6 Mar 1947 d/o Herbert L. and Hattie Maude Graham