John Weiss Cemetery
Grayson County, Virginia
Location: South of Rugby on North Carolina border
Directions: From the junction of Highlands Pkwy (US Hwy 58) and Shippeys’s Branch Rd (Rt 742) go south 2.1 miles on Shippeys’s Branch Rd to cemetery on right (west) side of road.
GPS Coordinates: N36.580968 W81.462976 (estimated)
Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on March 26, 2003
Comments: This cemetery contains the remains of six souls, the earliest burial dating from 1887. All apparent graves are properly marked. This cemetery, while visible from the road, had obviously not been visited in years. It took some maneuvering to get into this cemetery, through the gate.
|WEISS, Mariah||3 May 1826||22 Mar 1900||Grave is under a huge cedar tree, whose trunk has grown around the lower portion of the stone|
|WEISS, Estel Brantford||5 May 1886||20 Oct 1887|
|WEISS, John||[18 Sep 1825]||[5 Jan 1892]||aged 66 yrs 3 mo 17 days; dates illegible in 2003|
|BALLOU, Winnie||11 May 1882||17 Apr 1887/1885||[Winnie Gertrude]|
|MIKEL, Czarina Wiss||3 Jul 1856||18 Jan 1920||wife of James K. Mikel; [name is correct as copied from stone; nee Czarina A. Weiss]|
|MIKEL, James K.||21 Jul 1846||19 Nov 1931|