Spencer Cemetery

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Spencer Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Grassy Creek

Directions: From the junction of Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) and Grassy Creek Rd (Rt 725) go 1.8 miles north on Grassy Creek Rd to cemetery on left side of road. Cemetery lies on prominent ridge finger 300 yards southwrest of this point on the road on property formerly owned by Charlie Reedy. Claude Watson was the owner in 1995.

GPS Coordinates: N36.589480 W81.418155

Surveyed by: Rebeeca Reedy Sisk and Tena L. Rhinehart-Allen

Comments: This cemetery is difficult to access, and is in very bad shape, choked with weeds, brush, and a large fallen tree. The family has plans to clean it up, and a resurvey after this is done would be advised.

Spencer Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BLACKBURN, Troy W.   27 Apr 1921 Va Wagoneer 60th Infantry 5th Division
unknown     metal marker only
BLACKBURN, Earl D. 17 Aug 1902 26 Jan 1972  
Row 2
unknowns     two unmarked graves
SPENCER, Mary A. 22 Sep 1866 22 Jun 189811 Jan 1898 w/o R.B. Spencer
Row 3
SPENCER, Victor 31 Jan 1900 19 Nov 1927/1922 triple stone with next two
SPENCER, Lee 11 May 1860 24 May 1924  
SPENCER, Mary Ann 7 Jun 1860 3 Jun 1950  
SPENCER, Lucy 8 Jun 1823 27 Jun 1909 86 yrs 19 days
SPENCER, Joseph 9 Feb 1818/1828 12 Apr 1885 65 yrs 2 mos 8 d
SPENCER, Malinda C. 2 Aug 1847 9 Feb 1907 59 yrs 6 mos 7 days; [1st] w/o G.H. Spencer; [d/o Benjamin F. & Sarah Reedy Weiss]
SPENCER, Granville H. 8 Jul 1845 30 Jan 1940  
SPENCER, Polly Ann 9 Jul 1874 7 Jul 1954 [2nd w/o Granville H. Spencer; d/o Wiley & Delila Plummer Walton]
Row 4
SPENCER, Lutitia Reedy 1863 1940 [w/o Troy Spencer; d/o Solomon & Mary Duvall Reedy]
SPENCER, S. Troy 18 Nov 1860 12 Jan 1926  
ROBBINS, Glaren J. Hicks 27 Aug 1893 29 Jan 1895 son of E.L. and Ettie Robbins; age 1 yr. 5 mos.2 days; footstone GHR
ROBBINS, Ettie L. 23 Feb 1871 2 Jun 1892 25 yr 10 mo 9 ds; [Ettie Lydia, d/o Granville & Malinda Weiss Spencer; w/o Elbert Lyda Robbins]
Row 5
SPENCER, Joseph J. 24 Dec 1865 30 May 1931 [s/o Joseph & Lucy Pennington Spencer]
SPENCER, Carley F. 18 May 1893 21 Feb 1898 s/o S.B. & S.J. Sexton
unknown     metal marker
MCGRADY, Charlie Winston 6 Apr 1901 16 Dec 1902 age 1 yr 8 mos 10 ds
Row 6
SPENCER, Dora M. 6 Jan 1868 29 May 1921 [d/o Mary S. Jones; 1st w/o Mitchell Spencer]
SPENCER, Mitchell 6 Oct 1863 28 Nov 1950 [Elbert Mitchell, s/o Joseph & Lucy Pennington Spencer]
SPENCER, Mary Clotilda Greer 12 Jan 1880 22 Jun 1937 [d/o Marsh & Caroline Greer; 2nd w/o Mitchell Spencer]
KILBY, William J. 12 Jun 1847 1 Oct 1928 [s/o James Welborn & Mary Gambill Kilby]