John F. Greer Family Cemetery

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John F. Greer Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Grassy Creek

Directions: From Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) near the Ashe/Grayson County line go on about 0.2 mile west on Penry Rd (Rt 725) to cemetery on right. This cemetery is near the site of the Virginia-Carolina School.

GPS Coordinates: N36.575062 W81.39490

Surveyed by: Info from Paul Herndon’s files from a survey by Tina Allen in 1996

Comments: Cemetery was cleared and fenced in close proximity to home site. Until this cemetery location is more accurately determined it will be assumed to be in Grayson County but it is possible it is Ashe Co. NC.

John F. Greer Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
GREER, Corilla Clyde 2 Sep 1876 29 Jun 1895 dau. of P.J. & M.J. Greer
GREER, P. Jones     six foot high monument, illegible inscription
GREER, Mollie J. 27 Feb 1850 3 May 1904 wife of P.J. Greer
Row 2
GREER, Catletta, Lieut. 21 Mar 1844 17 Feb 1887 large marker, bearing the following inscription, "In memory of three brothers who served in the late Confederate Army of 1861-5." shared stone with next two
GREER, John F. 26 Apr 1845 3 Jul 1872 CSA
GREER, Edwin D. 14 Jan 1849 6 Mar 1884 CSA
GREER, John F. 6 Apr 1815? 10 May 1895  
GREER, Martha C. 26 Jan 1819 3 Oct 1905 wife of John F. Greer; age 86 yrs 8 mos 7 days
ANDERSON, Bryant 10 Jan 1893 20 Jan 1914 son of R.L. & Ida Anderson
Row 3
GREER, Noni Ruth 6 Aug 1904 6 Aug 1904 dau of E.D. & N.C. Greer
GREER, Cynthia Leora 21 Dec 1871 18 Jul 1895 aged 23 yrs 6 mos 27 ds; stone toppled over
GREER, John F. 29 Jul 1873 11 Oct 1944  
PHIPPS, Mattie 18 Jan 1866 25 Feb 1945 [nee Greer]
PHIPPS, C.W., Dr. 8 May 1861 9 Feb 1905 husband of Mattie Greer Phipps; four foot high monument
Row 4
DAVIS, Katherine 1916 1992 [nee Anderson]
ANDERSON, Elizabeth J. 1890 1973  
ANDERSON, Frederic 3 Jan 1896 25 Jun 1935  
ANDERSON, Robert E. 2 Apr 1913 23 Oct 1932 son of R.L. & Ida Anderson
ANDERSON, Ida S. 1874 1943 double stone with next
ANDERSON, Robert L. 1869 1950  
Row 5
WILLIAMS, Hale Gilbert 13 Oct 1905 24 Dec 1990 double stone with next
WILLIAMS, Eloise 17 Jul 1903 9 Jun 1987  
ANDERSON, H. Clay 1899 1993 double stone with next
ANDERSON, Lela G. 1908    
GREER, Lula 1 Jul 1883 19 Jun 1966