James Galyen Family Cemetery

Grayson Cemeteries

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James Galyen Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Between New River and Riverside Dr. nears Roys Ln.

Directions: From the junction of Riverside Dr (SR 274) and Sugar Shack Rd (Rt 693) go east 0.6 mile on Riverside Dr to private drive and bridge on right. Take this dirt logging road upslope as it winds back and forth, to the crest overlooking New River, approximately 0.5 mile distant. The cemetery is on left side of road at the crest.

GPS Coordinates: N36.640522 W81.066193

Surveyed by: Info from Paul Herndon’s files

Comments: The cemetery is overgrown and damaged by logging operations and is untended

James Galyen Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
GALYEN, James Mar 1826 14 Feb 1901 double stone with next
GALYEN, Matilda Apr 1830 15 Mar 1906  
GALYEN, William 1 Feb 1895 30 Aug 1896  
GALYEN, Fred 6 Jan 1898 7 Feb 1901