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James Byrd Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  North of Fries

Directions:  This cemetery is on a hillside on the north side of Liberty Hill Rd (Rt 604) 0.25 mile from its intersection with Stevens Creek Road (Rt 647). The cemetery is in a hayfield and is visible from the road. Access is by a roadway beside the residence at 774 Liberty Hill Road. Travel up the hillside and go to the right to the cemetery.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.74166 W80.99618

Surveyed by:  Buford C. Wilson 1 Dec 2005; updated 25 Apr 2008

Comments:  The cemetery has a good fence, but it is overgrown with grass and weeds. The genealogy information is from Paul Herndon’s files.

James Byrd Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1

four field stones
Row 2
SHUPE, Dale 18 Oct 1956 Mar 1979
LINEBERRY, Allen 1973 1973
[LINEBERRY], Allen, Baby 2 Feb 1973 7 Jul 1973 second marker for the above child
BYRD, Fielder 3 Feb 1890 10 Oct 1890
Row 3

field stone
BYRD, M[ary] J[ane] 10 Mar 1867 8 Aug 1897 w/o J[ames] W[illard] Byrd; [nee Williams]
Row 4
BYRD, Marvin N. 1880 1936 [s/o Samuel M. Byrd & Almeda A. Butler]
BYRD, Ruby P. 3 Oct 1892 1897
BYRD, Ruth E. 3 Nov 1878 24 Jul 1896
BYRD, Almeda A. 1855 1935 [w/o Samuel M. Byrd; nee Butler]
BYRD, Samuel M. 1860 1951 [s/o James Byrd and Eleanor B. Barber]
BYRD, Narcy B. 1891 1967 [d/o Samuel M. Byrd & Almeda A. Butler]

field stone
Row 5
BYRD, Eleanor B. 22 Mar 1823 7 Dec 1908 [d/o Allen Barbour & Jane Haughey; w/o James Byrd]
BYRD, James 21 Sep 1819 11 Aug 1904 [s/o John Byrd & Eleanor Atkins]
BARBER, Allen [17 Jan 1852] [20 Feb 1913] no marker; [s/o Jeremiah Barber and Mary Atkins]
BYRD, Thomas Talmadge [6 Dec 1893] [26 Jun 1894] no marker; [s/o James Willard Byrd &Mary Jane Williams]
BYRD, Nellie Rose [16 Mar 1895] [28 Mar 1895] no marker; [d/o James Willard Byrd & Mary Jane Williams]
[BYRD, Eva R.] [1879]
no marker; [d/o James Willard Byrd & Mary Jane Williams]