James Cemetery

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James Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Flatridge at the end of Primrose Ln (Rt 795), north of Guffey Creek.

Directions: From the junction of Flatridge Rd (Rt 601) and Rockbridge Rd (Rt 794) go west on Rockbridge Rd 0.3 mile to the junction with Primrose Ln (Rt 795). Turn right (west) on Primrose Ln for 0.5 mile to the end of state maintenance sign. The cemetery is in a field beyond the pond that is to the left (west) side of the road. It is visible from the road just prior to the final turn.

GPS Coordinates: N36.682253 W81.345663

Surveyed by: Rich and Ginger Ballard 8 May 2009

Comments: This cemetery is fenced with no gate into the cemetery. There is a considerable amount of growth within the cemetery.

James Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
JAMES, Ruthie A. 1 Jun 1892 3 Aug 1897 d/o S.W. & Clerisa James
JAMES, Stephen W. 6 Feb 1866 25 Sep 1947 [s/o Braxton Legrand & Evaline James]
JAMES, Clerisa E. 14 Jul 1872 14 Mar 1955 [d/o Samuel A. & Elsie A. Welsh; w/o Stephen W. James]
Row 2
PEAK, Sarah 30 Apr 1869 20 Jul 1931 stone fallen; [d/o Samuel A. & Elsie A. Welsh; m1 J.A. Welsh, m2 J.A.. Peak]
JAMES, Ruthie May 4 Jan 1905 26 Jul 1925 age 20 yr 1 m 22 days
WELSH, Samuel A. 16 Jan 1831 25 Apr 1911 [s/o John & Sallie Welsh]
WELSH, Elsie A. 7 Jan 1838 13 Jun 1930 w/o S.A. Welsh; [nee Hash]