Padgett Family Cemetery

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Padgett Family Cemetery

aka George Bourne Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: South of Fries

Directions: From the junction of Riverside Dr (Rt 274) and Scenic Dr (US 94), take Scenic Dr north 1.5 miles, turn right onto Lime Kiln Rd (Rt 639). Go east for 1.3 miles to a fork in the road, take Delp Beach Rd (Rt. 638) to the left 0.4 mile. Cemetery is on the left in some trees and is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.68472 W81.0025

Surveyed by: Violet White and Anita Salcido Providence, 6 Feb 1992

Comments: Trees, shrubs, and ground cover have taken over. Many stones have broken off their bases and were difficult to dig out of the undergrowth.

Padgett Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
PADGETT, Katy 10 Nov 1898 22 Apr 1915 [d/o Robert Cleveland and Isabel Frances Williams Padgett]
unknown     field stone
PADGETT, Ola Gertrude 1 Jul 1895 12/17 May 1911 [d/o Robert Cleveland and Isabel Frances Williams Padgett]; broken stone
PADGETT, Isabel Frances 20 Apr 1873 2 Dec 1912 [w/o Robert Cleveland Padgett; d/o William Sadler and Isabella Caroline Mills Williams]
PADGETT, Robert Cleveland 24 Feb 1868 7 Apr 1913 age 45 yrs 1 mo 13 dys; [s/o John Alexander and Emily Fielder Bourne Padgett]
DAVIS, Hattie M. 6 Sep 1879 19 May 1913 [d/o John Alexander and Emily Fielder Bourne Padgett; w/o W.J. Davis]
Row 2
PADGETT, Bettie Roanna 26 Feb 1865 13 May 1865 [d/o John Alexander and Emily Fielder Bourne Padgett]
BOURNE, Sallie 12 Sep 1824 [ca 1840] died aged about 16 years; [d/o George and Nancy Vaughan Bourne]; stone lying on the ground.
BOURNE, George 19 Oct 1797 29 Jun 1842 [s/o Stephen and Rosamond Mallory Bourne]
BOURNE, Nancy 15 Mar 1800 10 Apr 1889 [d/o William and Elizabeth Fielder Vaughan; w/o George Bourne]
PADGETT, Emily Frances 22 Jul 1842 13 Apr 1910 [d/o George and Nancy Bourne; w/o John Alexander Padgett]; stone lying on the ground
PADGETT, John Alexander 16 Sep 1837 1 Dec 1909 [s/o Abraham and Martha Dianna Johnson Padgett; h/o of Emily Bourne Padgett]
Row 3
unknown     field stone
BOURNE, James Leander 25 Mar 1828 19 Oct 1870 "Erected by his widow. We will meet again"; [s/o George and Nancy Vaughan Bourne; h/o Frances Jane Holloway]
unknown     unmarked
unknown     child's grave marked with very small field stones at head and foot
unknown     unmarked
unknown     grave marked with large field stone at head and foot; appears to be child’s grave
Row 4
unknown     field stone
unknown     Quite a distance down this row is one field stone at head of a grave.