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Pugh-Haynes Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Grassy Creek Community

Directions: This cemetery is on the north side of Jefferson Hwy (SR 16) near ridge top about 0.1 mile east of Reeves Hill Rd (Rt 721).

GPS Coordinates: N36.578950 W81.392838

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on 30 May 2003

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced, but is badly overgrown. It is possible that some smaller stones were not found.

Pugh-Haynes Cemetery
General View of the Pugh-Haynes Cemetery

Claude Haynes Grave Stone
Claude Haynes Grave Stone

Pugh-Haynes Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
STANLEY, Jewel Ann 1940 1941 funeral home marker (Caufman Funeral Home)
Row 2
HAYNES, Claude C. 28 Jun 1892 4 May 1927 World War I
HAYNES, Everett 18 Nov 1894 23 Jun 1916 s/o H. P[reston] and E[lizabeth] A. Haynes
HAYNES, Bessie L. 11 Jul 1890 5 Jul 1914 age 23 y 11 mo 24 d; d/o H. P[reston] and E[lizabeth] A. Haynes
HAYNES, Ruby 7 Jan 1912 24 Aug 1915  
HAYNES, Mabel L. 24 Apr 1921 24 Apr 1921 d/o A.G. and E.J. Haynes
HAYNES, Effie 8 Mar 1891 29 Sep 1921 w/o Arthur Haynes
Row 3
PUGH, Wiley Ray 8 Apr 1894 13 Jul 1913 [s/o Steve Mack and Cleopatra Sturgill Pugh; gs/o Robert and Nancy McMillan Pugh]; metal marker
PUGH, Catlette B. 1870 1941 [Catlette Byrum, s/o Stephen and Mary Jones Pugh; h/o Candis J. Dixon]
PUGH, Alta Marie 14 Sep 1908 19 May 1913 aged 5 years 8 mos 5 days; d/o C[atlett] B[yrum] and Candice J. [Dixon] Pugh
PUGH, William C. 1893 1934  
Row 4
PUGH, Robert E. 20 Apr 1849 29 Apr 1897 [Robert Emory, s/o Stephen and Mahala Perkins Pugh]; double stone with next. This fellow has two stones in the same cemetery, one several feet from the other, with the double stone is the more recent one.
PUGH, Nannie J. 17 Nov 1853 23 May 1930 “His wife”; [Nancy, d/o John and Sara Ray McMillan]
Row 5
unknowns     two field stones
PUGH, Stephen 1826 1903 [s/o Robert and Mary Polly Thomas Pugh; m1 Mahala Perkins, m2 Mary Jones]; double stone with next
PUGH, Mary J. 1852 1938 [nee Jones; d/o Alexander McMillan, as reported by family historian]
Row 6
PUGH, Robert 1 Apr 1795 19 May 1865 aged 70 years 1 month 19 days; [s/o David and Sarah Greer Pugh]
PUGH, Mary Polly 15 Apr 1802 29 Feb 1876 78 y 10 mo 14 days; [d/o Jonathan and Patience Bourne Thomas]
REVES, Elizabeth 28 Apr 1822 7 Feb 1876 “In memory of Elizabeth Reves, w/o George D Revs, was bornd Apr 18 1822 dc. Feb 7 1876”; [Surname nowadays is spelled Reeves. The daughter of Robert and Mary Polly Thomas Pugh, she died at age 47 years, of pneumonia. The obit in the 21 Mar 1876 issue of the Grayson Clipper of Independence newspaper states, “as the minister was conducting funeral services, her mother Mary Polly, gently reclined her head and instantly expired” The obit continued “…the sudden death of Mrs Pugh prevented the burial of Mrs. Reeves that day, but was deferred until March 1, when both mother and daughter were interred in the same grave. They were buried at the old parental burial ground on the premises of Mr. Robert Pugh, deceased.”]