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Nelson Parks Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Iron Mountain near Flatridge

Directions: From Flatridge heading towards Sugar Grove on Flatridge Road (601) turn right at the Houndshell Campground just above the Smyth County line. Get permission from the campground owner before crossing through campground. Walk about a mile up the trail through the woods after crossing through the campground. The cemetery is on government land.

GPS Coordinates: N36.739848 W81.356012

Surveyed by: Rodney Johnson and Donna Edwards in February 2004


Nelson Parks Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
unknown     field stone
PARKS, Nelson [20 Jan] 1845 [5 Jul] 1912 Pvt Co D 1st Bttn VA Infantry CSA; [s/o Andrew Parks and Nancy Anderson; he m 16 Nov 1872 Mary Ellen Hall, d/o Robert and Margaret Richardson Hall]
PARKS, Tinia E. 24 Jul 1938 6 Aug 1938  
PARKS, Wiley N. 15 Mar 1937 29 Mar 1937  
Row 2
unknowns     five field stones
Row 3
unknowns     four field stones
HALL, Jane V.   20 Oct 1927 age 84; [d/o Robert and Margaret “Peggy” Richardson Hall]