Andy Higgins Cemetery

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Andy Higgins Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Southwest of Baywood

Directions: This small family cemetery is in a pasture field beside the residence at 675 Kemps River Road. The residence is 0.6 mile from the intersection of Kemps River Road (Rt 636) and Old Baywood Road (Rt 625).

GPS Coordinates: N36.59544 W81.01528

Surveyed by: Pat Davis in 1990; updated by Buford C. Wilson 23 Apr 2008.

Comments: The cemetery has a new fence and is in very good condition.

Andy Higgins Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
LAWSON, Andy Shaver 4 Jun 1870 14 Aug 1942 [s/o Dotson & Catherine Lawson]
LAWSON, Mattie 13 Aug 1878 9 Dec 1923 age 45 yrs 3 mos 26 days; w/o A. S. Lawson; [d/o Andrew J. Higgins & Phoebe Collins]
LAWSON, Mabel 12 Dec 1900 6 Jun 1901 age 5 mos 25 days; d/o A.S. & Mattie Lawson
HIGGINS, Jennie 8 May 187_ broken stone; death date is illegible; d/o A.J. & Phebe Higgins; [Birth year is 1876, death after 1880 and before 1900.]
HIGGINS, Andrew J. 7 Dec 1844 23 Oct 1936 Co C 63rd VA Inf; [s/o Goldman Higgins & Peggy Hampton]
HIGGINS, Phoebe Collins 31 Aug 1848 14 May 1927 age 38 yr 8 mo 14 days; w/o A.J. Higgins; [d/o Randolph Collins & Celia Hays]
Row 2
HIGGINS, Charity 16 Dec 1868 25 Mar 1910 [2nd] w/o Emmett H. Higgins; [d/o Joshua Choate]
HIGGINS, Emmett H. 21 Jul 1871 3 Apr 1954 [s/o Andrew J. Higgins & Phoebe Collins]
HIGGINS, Ollie S. 12 May 1868 6 Jul 1905 [1st] w/o E. H. Higgins
HIGGINS, Eva 1 May 1901 11 Jun 1901 age 1 mo 11 days; d/o E.H. & Ollie Higgins
HIGGINS, P. Clark 29 Oct 1880 age 3 mos 2 days; [Preston Clark,] child of Griggs H. & Jane Higgins; In 13 days parents and children meet again never to return; shared stone with next
HIGGINS, Larry   30 Oct 1880 age 2 yrs 6 mos 10 days; [per census & Grayson death records this is Laura Bell. These two children and their parents died of diphtheria.]
HIGGINS, Griggs H. 25 Oct 1880 age 39 yrs 7 mos 9 days; [s/o Goldman Higgins & Peggy Hampton]
HIGGINS, Jane, Mrs. 17 Oct 1880 aged 22 yrs 1 mo 8 days; [Lucy Jane, w/o Griggs H. Higgins; d/o William & Silva Killen]
TRUITT, Mary Frances 9 Aug 1947 12 Aug 1947 d/o Mr. & Mrs. J[ohnny] E. Truitt