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Samuel B. Cox Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Bridle Creek Road

Directions: From Wilson Hwy (US 58) go north on Old Bridle Creek Drive (Rt 601) go about 1 mile. Then, on foot, on right (northeast) side of road, walk upslope approximately 150 feet onto first ridgeline. Follow ridgeline northwest approximately 200 feet to cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: N36.6272 W81.2496

Surveyed by: Joe W. Phipps in 1994

Comments: There is a marker with directions in the Bridle Creek Methodist Cemetery. Cemetery has nearly disappeared. It was not fenced, cattle have strewn markers about. Genealogical info from Ginger Ballard.

Samuel B. Cox Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
COX, Samuel B[ryan] 29 Jun 1810 11 Dec 1882 “Big Sam”; [s/o Joshua and Ruth Osborne Cox]
COX, Elizabeth 14 May 1813 2 May 1868 [d/o Jonathan and Patience Bourne Thomas; w/o Samuel Bryan Cox]
CALLOWAY, Ruth 19 Nov 1850 13 Apr 1880 [d/o Samuel B. and Elizabeth Thomas Cox; w/o John R. Calloway]
COX, McMullin 4 Oct 1856 26 Jul 1884 [McMillan, s/o Samuel B. and Elizabeth Thomas Cox]