Mumphford Patton Cemetery

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Mumphford Patton Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Northwest of Galax

Directions: This cemetery is on a hillside on the east side of Pattons Mill Lane (Rt 641) 1 mile from the intersection with Waterwheel Road (Rt 634). The cemetery is quite old and many of the stones are broken or badly eroded.

GPS Coordinates: N36.67708 W80.968732

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson 5 Feb 2002; updated 9 Mar 2008


Mumphford Patton Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
DILLON, Claudy 27 Feb 1881 17 Dec 1881 [s/o Mumphford A. Dillon & Mildred Melvina Carico]; stone is broken
DILLON, George C. 12 Jul 1883 3 Feb 1902 [s/o Mumphford A. Dillon & Mildred Melvina Carico]; stone is broken
BOURNE, Richard L. 1 Feb 1890 28 Jan 1892 [s/o John Bourne & Della V. Bourne]
BOURNE, William C. 9 Jan 1899 25 Feb 1899 [s/o John Bourne & Della V. Bourne]
BOURNE, Carrie M. 5 Jul 1900 5 Jul 1900 [d/o John Bourne & Della V. Bourne]
BOURNE, Cleola 9 Aug 1909 10 Nov 1912 [d/o John Bourne & Della V. Bourne]
BOURNE, Herbie Lee 4 Sep 1907 31 May 1909 [s/o William Richard Bourne & Nannie Alberta Whitaker]
Row 2
PATTON, Elizabeth J 6 Jul 1839 28 Dec 1911 [d/o William Ballard & Martha Hays; w/o Mumphford S. Patton]; stone is broken
PATTON, Mumphford 8 Sep 1838 1 Feb 1912 [2nd Lt Co C 29th VA In. CSA; also in 37th Batallion VA Calvary CSA; Mumphord S., "Mumps", s/o Johnson Patton & Catherine “Kitty” Carico]
unknown no name on stone
unknown illegible stone
BOURNE, Elizabeth Ann 18 Jul 1847 14 Aug 1902 [d/o John Sexton & Elizabeth Sexton; w/o William A. Bourne]; stone is broken
BOURNE, William A. 1840 1916 Co C 8th VA Calvary CSA; [s/o Thornton & Lydia Bourne]
unknown no name on stone
PATTON, Johnson 16 Jul 1808 24 Mar 1880 [s/o John Patton & Nancy Johnson]
PATTON, Kitty Carrico 22 Jun 1807 6 Sep 1882 [Catherine, d/o Joseph Carrico; w/o Johnson Patton]
BOURNE, William Richard [s/o William A. Bourne & Elizabeth Ann Sexton; h/o Nannie Alberta Whitaker]. Name is scratched on a rock, no dates.
Row 3
HALE, Elmer C. 28 Jan 1882 22 Apr 1896 [s/o Ephriam M. Hale & Lucindy Dillon]
HALE, Lucindy 3 Jul 1860 30 Sep 1899 ["Cindy", d/o Eaton Butler Dillon & Flora Diana Patton]
HALE, E[phriam] M. [4 Nov 1859] [3 Sep 1941] [s/o Alexander Hale & Mary Ann Catron; h/o Lucindy Dillon and Vinnie Thompson]
unknowns two field stones
DILLON, F[lora] D. Patton 26 Jun 1833 19 Oct 1916 [Flora Diana, d/o Johnson Patton & Kitty Carrico; w/o Eaton Butler Dillon]
DILLON, E[aton] B. 4 Mar 1827 15 Nov 1915 [Eaton Butler, s/o Richard & Lydia Dillon]; age 88 yrs 8 mos 11 days
Row 4
PATTON, Raymond “Ray” [17 Jul] 1901 [13 Nov] 1960 shared stone with wife and daughter; [s/o William Johnson Patton & Eliza Williams; m1 Mollie E. Burris, m2 Alma Bernice Williams]
PATTON, Mollie E. 1900 [24 Jun] 1924 shared stone with above; [d/o Emory J. Burris & Sarah E. Burris; birth date is May 1898 in census records]
PATTON, Virginia 1920 1920 shared stone with above; [d/o Raymond “Ray” Patton & Mollie E. Burris]
unknown field stone
BOURNE, child [child of William Richard Bourne & Nannie Alberta Whitaker]; no stone; by tradition
PATTON, William Johnson [10 Nov 1855] [15 Oct 1905] [s/o Christopher Columbus Patton & Celia Leonard]; stone is broken and lost
PATTON, Eliza [4 Mar 1866] [10 Jul 1914] [d/o William S. Williams & Isabelle “Ibby” Mills; w/o William Johnson Patton]; stone is broken and lost