Alexander Sutherland Family Cemetery

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Alexander Sutherland Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: West of Elk Creek.

Directions: Access to the cemetery is east via a private road at the junction of Powder Mill Rd (Rt 663) and Caty Sage Rd (Rt 663). Follow private road east from Powder Mill Rd. Go right at fork in road through gate. The cemetery is up the hill to the left beyond the end of this road and through a second gate.

GPS Coordinates: N36.71951 W81.20288

Surveyed by: James and May Cox and Imogene Sutherland in June 1990 and Mary Taylor Harrington & Susan Taylor Woodson

Comments: This cemetery is poorly maintained. There are approximately 20 unmarked graves.

Alexander Sutherland Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Graves with marked stones
SUTHERLAND, James M. 26 May 1866 9 Mar 1942 [s/o Richard Henry and Arianna Reed Sutherland]
SUTHERLAND, Arriana 23 Aug 1837 4 Aug 1911 mother; [nee Reed; 2nd w/o Richard Henry Sutherland]; double stone with next
SUTHERLAND, Preston G. 25 Jul 1877 31 Mar 1901 son; [s/o Richard Henry and Arriana Reed Sutherland]
SUTHERLAND, Victoria 4/24 Apr 1872 17 Dec 1911 [d/o Richard Henry and Arriana Reed Sutherland]
SUTHERLAND, Alice V. 5 Jul 1869 11 Sep 1944 [d/o Richard Henry and Arriana Reed Sutherland; death also recorded as 9 Nov 1944]
JENNINGS, Ella 7 Oct 1870 29 Jan 1955 [Ella Ellen, d/o Richard Henry Sutherland and Arriana Reed; m1 Bud Cox, m2 Charles Lafayete Jennings]
HALE, Margaret B. 2 Feb 1796/1799 2 Dec 18__ [d/o Alexander and Margaret Elizabeth Bryan Sutherland; w/o Burroughs Hale]
SHEETS, William B. 4 Apr 1902 15 Mar 1905 age 4
Believed to be buried here
SUTHERLAND, Alexander [1743] [Nov 1843] unmarked grave; [This cemetery is situated on his homeplace and he is assumed to be buried with with others.]
SUTHERLAND, Margaret E. [1771] [1845] unmarked grave; [nee Bryan; w/o Alexander Sutherland]
SUTHERLAND, John [1790] [4 Apr 1844] unmarked grave; [s/o Alexander and Margaret Elizabeth Bryan Sutherland]
SUTHERLAND, Rhoda Isabel [15 May 1794] [9 Mar 1864] unmarked grave; [d/o Richard Henry and Mary Thompson Johnson; w/o John Sutherland]
CANNOY, Barney [1748] [22 Mar 1816] unmarked grave
CANNOY, Catherine [1765] [1845] unmarked grave; [nee Hopass; w/o Barney Cannoy]
HACKLER, Elizabeth     unmarked grave; [w/o George Hackler]
HACKLER, George     unmarked grave
SUTHERLAND, Alex [1837]   unmarked grave
SUTHERLAND, Leonard [1824] [1860] unmarked grave; [s/o John and Rhoda Isabella Johnson Sutherland]