John A. Richardson Cemetery

Grayson Cemeteries

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John A. Richardson Cemetery

aka Old Brad Richardson Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Rugby area

Directions: From the junction of Rugby Road (Rt 743) and Tucker Rd (Rt 725) Rugby go south 0.2 mile on Rugby Road to cemetery on left (east) side of road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.607401 W81.451707

Surveyed by:

Comments: Cemetery has had brush and fencing cleared away. It stands in open pasture with many field stones scattered about, cattle grazing. Harold Ray S. Weaver guided us on 10 Oct 95.This cemetery was long forgotten, but was rediscovered when Mr. Emerson was clearing off part of his land. It is on a ridge to the north of Mr. Emerson's house, and is in sight of Corinth Baptist Church. At the time of the survey this cemetery was inaccessible due to hay and water; however, Mr. Emerson provided us with a listing of this cemetery and this was compared to Paul Herndon's information.

John A. Richardson Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
HENDERSON, John A.     Co A 7th NC Infantry CSA
RICHARDSON, Julia E. 26 Nov 1886 24 Oct 1887 d/o M. and R.E. Richarson
unknowns     four field stones