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Robinson-Fields Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: West of Baywood

Directions: This cemetery is on a high hilltop south of the intersection of Grayson Parkway (US 58) and Indian Creek Lane. This is just west of Baywood Store Rd (Rt 624). The only access to it is through the pasture field, either from Indian Creek Lane or from the driveway at the Virginia Weigh Station.

GPS Coordinates: N36.61317 W81.02541

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; updated 12 May 2008

Comments: The cemetery is abandoned and in very poor condition. Livestock have been allowed to graze in it and the inscribed monuments are either broken or overturned. In an earlier survey 45 fieldstone markers were located.By tradition Major John Robinson, a Revolutionary War veteran, and his wife are buried here in unmarked graves. A monument for him was placed in the Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. His monument reads "ROBINSON, Major John 1750 1832 Lieut Continental Line Rev War"

Robinson-Fields Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
ROBINSON, Andrew 5 Apr 1799 30 Sep 1877 [s/o John Robinson]
ROBINSON, Polly 21 Sep 1813 26 Aug 1885 [w/o Andrew Robinson; nee Halsey]
ROBINSON, Hallie ____ 17 Mar 1904 13 Sep 1907 badly eroded stone; [It appears she is Hallie Artie or Bertie, d/o A. & _ Robinson]
FIELDS, H.W. 29 Dec 1845 20 Jul 1923 [Henry Weatherly, s/o Isaac Fields]
FIELDS, Thursa 1 Jul 1851 20 Feb 1927 w/o Henry W. Fields; [d/o Andrew & Polly Halsey Robinson]
FIELDS, Monroe H. 30 Sep 1880 22 May 1905 s/o W.H. & T.A. Fields
FIELDS, Anderson B. 30 Jul 1871 14 Dec 1901 age 30 yrs 4 mos 14 days; [s/o Henry Weatherly & Thursa Robinson Fields]
COLLINS, James R., Dr. 1 Mar 1860 12 Aug 1897 [Dr. Collins was shot and killed one night as he was returning home by horseback. He was not a member of the local Collins families.]
TURVEY, Greg 1 Nov 1953 22 May 1988 [His ashes and stone are inside a small fenced area just outside the cemetery.]