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Russell-Testerman Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Flatridge

Directions: From the junction of Honey Grove Rd (Rt 672) and Flatridge Rd. (Rt 601) go southwest on Flatridge Rd. about 3/4 mile. The cemetery is on the east side of Flatridge Rd within sight of the Flatridge Community Center. A farm building is adjacent to the road and the cemetery is within a fenced area behind that building and in front of the next.

GPS Coordinates: N36.694893 W81.344803

Surveyed by: Information on burials was provided by Elmer Russell on 27 Mar 2003. Other info is from Ginger Ballard

Comments: This cemetery contains no contemporary carved markers and has an indeterminate number of burials in it. While it is shown as a Russell Cemetery on USGS maps, locally it is known as a Testerman Cemetery.

There are two markers in this cemetery both placed there in 2003-2005 time frame. This listing is based on these markers.

Russell-Testerman Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Known to be buried here:
TESTERMAN, unknown family members
RUSSELL, James Fleming 11 Feb 1842 [10 Jul] 1925 Co C, 45 Va CSA; [s/o Phillip C. and Lucy Perkins Russell; h/o Martha Leticia Ross; Death date is from Jeff Weaver’s “Grayson Countians in the Civil War” while Ramos and Kratz in “Descendants of Phillip and Rebecca (Russell) Russell” indicate James Fleming Russell died 1 Sep 1923.]
RUSSELL, Martha Luticia Ross [Mar 1849] [after 1920] w/o James Russell; [d/o John W. & Evaline Testerman Ross]
WILES, Celie Russell [6 Feb 1872] d/o James & Martha Russell; [w/o Cleveland Montgomery Wiles]
RUSSELL, Grace [Apr 1894] d/o James & Martha Russell
RUSSELL, Arthur [1879] [25 Sep 1886] 7 yr old s/o James & Martha Russell
RUSSELL, Mintie Dell [ca 1890] d/o James & Martha Russell; [infant]
RUSSELL, Katie infant d/o of Grace & John Russell