Fees Ridge Cemetery

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Fees Ridge Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Wolf Knob Community

Directions: From the junction of Wolf Knob Road (Rt 797) and Spencer Branch Road (Rt 746) go south 0.9 mile, to the junction of Spencer Branch Road and Fees Branch Rd (Rt 782). Take Fees Branch Rd west 0.9 mile to private drive on right. Take this private drive/road 1.1 miles to Thornton Kilby Cemetery on right alongside of road. Continue 0.3 mile past the Thornton Kilby Cemetery to point where road enters woods, begins a steep upgrade and is strewn with loose rocks. On foot, continue up to the crest of Fees Ridge; cemetery is on the right at the end of the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.593456 W81.511223

Surveyed by: Linda Sharpe and Brenda Greer in Sept 1995 and Jeff Weaver, Leon Meyers, 2003

Comments: 44 graves. Additional information was provided by Bette Nelson.

Fees Ridge Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
RASH, Thomas 1846/1847 1926  
RASH, Charity [4 Jun] 1852 1920 [d/o Andrew & Malinda Weaver Weaver]
SHEETS, Johnny B. 15 Jan 1915 30 Jul 1916 [Johnny Bruce, s/o Charles & Melinda Weaver Sheets]
SHEETS, Melinda W. 10 Feb 1884 23 Jan 1925 [Melinda Eveline, d/o Clayborn Monroe & Martha Lutisha Phipps Weaver; w/o Charles Sheets]
Row 2
unknown     stone
MILLER, Phebe J. 29 Aug 1846 7 Mar 1874 [Phebe Jane, d/o Jason & Matilda Privett Weaver; w/o of Harrison Baker Miller]
unknowns     three stones
WEAVER, Andrew 9 Dec 1822 3 Feb 1899 Co C 63rd Virginia CSA; [s/o Isaac & Mary Francis Weaver; printed obit lists death as 31 Jan 1899]
FARMER, Mary Jane 22 Aug 1844 12 Aug 1900 [d/o Andrew & Malinda Weaver Weaver; w/o Noah Farmer]
unknown     stone
WEAVER, Melinda B. 3 Apr 1825 22 Dec 1900/1909 [d/o Lt. Isaac & Jane Lewis Weaver, w/o Andrew Weaver]
FARMER, Noah [14 Jan 1842] [1 Jun 1930] Co A 26th NC CSA; [s/o John O'Johnson Wilson Farmer]
Row 3
unknown     stone
unknown     footstone inscribed "P.J.M."
unknowns     five stones
unknown     "A.W.W."
unknowns     two stones
unknown     footstone only, inscribed with "M.W."
Row 4
WEAVER, Jason [25 Mar 1825] [12 Mar 1892] Co C 63 Va CSA; [s/o Isaac V. & Mary Francis Weaver]
Row 5
unknowns     four stones
FRANCIS, Charles 1765 1840 [s/o Henry Francis Weaver; father of Mary Francis Weaver]
unknowns     four stones
RASH, ____      
unknowns     four stones
WEAVER, Infant [18 Oct 1884] 18 Oct 1884 infant d/o Gideon Vance [& Virginia Oregon Sheets] Weaver
unknown     stone
Row 6
unknowns     numerous stones
Row 7
FARMER, Daisy I. 10 Aug 1915 16 July 1944  
Also known to be buried in this cemetery
WEAVER, Isaac Vance [25 Jul 1797] [Aug 1870] [s/o William, Sr., & ____ McDaniels Weaver]
WEAVER, Mary Francis [11 Jan 1797] [ca 1863] [one source identified death as 21 Dec 1868]
SEXTON, Betty Louise [1947] [1948]  
SEXTON, Robert Jackson [23 Dec 1938] [24 Feb 1939]  
FARMER, Thomas Gideon [21 Jan 1888] [1968]  
DARNELL, Martha Weaver [4 Mar 1847] [16 Apr 1877] [d/o Andrew & Malinda Weaver Weaver; w/o Sylvester Darnell]
RASH, Sarah [1878] [1878] 1 mo 21 days; [d/o Thomas & Charity Weaver Rash]
RASH, Bertie [188_] [1882] [d/o Thomas & Charity Weaver Rash]
REEDY, Celia Evaline 20 Feb 1863   [d/o Andrew & Malinda Weaver Weaver; w/o Robert Reedy]
REEDY, Robert 25 Apr 1863 8 Jul 1918 stone engraved incorrectly as “Rudy”
WEAVER, Clayborne Monroe 15 Mar 1866 19 Jan 1928 [s/o Andrew & Malinda Weaver Weaver]
WEAVER, Martha Lutisha Phipps 6 Sep 1865 21 Jan 1935 [w/o Clayborne M. Weaver; d/o James Harvey & Eveline Weaver Phipps]
WALTON, Mary Jane Weaver 1 Nov 1899 28 Oct 1921 [d/o Clayborn Monroe & Martha Lutisha Phipps Weaver; w/o Sylvester Walton]
WALTON, Vester Lessie 7 Oct 1921 1990 [s/o Sylvester & Mary Jane Weaver Walton]
MONTGOMERY, Thomas      
MONTGOMERY, Magnolia 28 Feb 1883 27 Oct 1887  
WARREN, Elizabeth Kilby 20 Feb 1863 28 Jul 1905  
FAIRCLOTH, Thelbert     Co B 37th Battalion Virginia Cavalry CSA