Robert Parsons Family Cemetery
Grayson County, Virginia
Location: Mouth of Wilson
Directions: From the junction of Wilson Hwy (US 58) and Old Mill Rd (Rt 767) go west about 1.25 miles on Old Mill Rd to Deacon Rd (Rt 718). Go north approximately 0.3 mile to the end of Deacon Rd. The cemetery is north on the hilltop.
GPS Coordinates: N36.580524 W81.348122 (estimated)
Surveyed by: This is a merger of surveys done by Joe W. Phipps and Bette Nelson.
Comments: There are an estimated twelve additional unmarked graves, some with field stones. Family tradition says some of these were former slaves.
|PARSONS, Narcissa Candis||11 Jul 1878||2 Nov 1884||age 6 yrs 4 mo 21 days; [d/o John W. & Mary Weiss Parsons; birth Jun based on age]|
|DAVIS, Narcissus C.||23 Oct 1854||11 Jan 1873||[Narcissus Canzada, d/o John & Mary Weiss Davis]|
|PARSONS, John W.||9 Jun 1818||31 Jul 1900||age 82 yrs 1 mo 22 days; [John Welborn, s/o Robert & Anna Welborn Parsons]|
|PARSONS, Anna||1 Nov 1778/1776||25/27 Nov 1865||[d/o James W., Sr., & Mary Isabel Teague Welborn; w/o Robert Pasons]|
|PARSONS, Robert||30 Mar 1765||6 Mar 1845||age 80 yrs 11mo 8 days; [This is the “Grandaddy” of all the Parsons who first settled this area, according to local lore.]|
|PARSONS, John Henry||24 Feb 1865||6 Mar 1865||age 10 days|
|PARSONS, Lucinda Ida||15 Jun 1874||30 Apr 1887||age 12 yrs 10 mo 13 days; [d/o John W. & Nancy E. Spencer Parsons]|
|PARSONS, Edda Sherman||20 Aug 1887||23 Apr 1888|
|PARSONS, Pheaba Ann||23 Mar 1878||8 Apr 1888|
|PARSONS, Montie and Muncey||14 Jul 1885||14 Jul 1885||twins on the same marker|
|PARSONS, Robert Lee||30 May 1871||27 Jul 1871||infant|
|DAVIS, Lola Edwinna||[11 Jun 1896]||[28 Nov 1899]||stone marked only “LED”, [d/o John Troy & Viola Florence Parsons Davis]|
|DEBORD, ____||||[possibly N.E. Deboard, w/o John W. Parsons]|