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Tate Cemetery

Carroll County, Virginia

Fancy Gap District

Location: Elk Spur Community

Directions: At the end of state maintenance on Rt. 1145 (Apache Trail) at the High Chaparral Development. Apache Trail exits Rt. 614 (Elk Spur Road) .88 miles from Rt. 608 (Lightening Ridge Road).

GPS Coordinates: N 36.652206 W 080. 683528

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; 28 Jul 2014;

Comments: This is an old cemetery and it has many graves marked only with fieldstones, about 50. The cemetery is in good condition.

Tate Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
TATE, James W., Sr. 12 Mar 1939 Shared stone with next; s/o Lee Andrew Burton Tate & Mollie Guynn
TATE, Edna G. 24 Jul 1942 18 Aug 2004 Edna Faye; nee Gravely; w/o James W. Tate, Sr.
TATE, Kenneth Wayne 09 May 1941 26 Apr 2012 FHM; s/o Lee Andrew Burton Tate & Mollie Guynn
TATE, Lee A. 15 Jan 1905 12 Apr 1973 Lee Andrew Burton; s/o James William Tate & Maggie Bevil
TATE, Mollie Guynn 22 Jun 1909 12 Apr 1990 d/o Ephriam Guynn & Phoebe Peak; w/o Lee Andrew Burton Tate
TATE, Ronald “Ronnie” Lee 07 Oct 1933 07 Dec 2011 Shared stone with next; s/o Lee Andrew Burton Tate & Mollie Guynn
TATE, Mary “Jennie” Burcham 31 Oct 1942 Mary Virginia; w/o Ronald Lee Tate
TATE, John L. 22 Feb 1888 23 Dec 1910 s/o Zeno Tate & Margaret Ann Edwards
TATE, Zeno s/o William M. Tate & Chloe Edwards
TATE, Margaret Margaret Ann; d/o Elizabeth Edwards; w/o Zeno Tate
Unknown Large stone with no name
ALEXANDER, Alma Jean Rogers 15 Mar 1925 19 Jun 1991 d/o Claude Eugene Rogers & Florence Alma Ballard
STRICKLAND, Harry Byrd 25 Nov 1926 18 Nov 1998 Shared stone with next; Tec 5 U. S. Army WW II; s/o William Cabell Strickland & Hattie Mae Meredith
STRICKLAND, Jane Q. 19 Aug 1935 12 Aug 2010 Minnie Jane; d/o Rufus Winton Quesenberry & Louisa Ruth Burnette; w/o Harry Byrd Strickland
By tradition the following are buried here in unmarked graves
EDWARDS, Chloe 17 Nov 1834 27 Nov 1912 d/o George & Polly Edwards
EDWARDS, Levalia 1894 01 Jul 1942 d/o Levi Edwards & Mary Virginia Tate
WESTMORELAND, Mary Virginia 1874 28 Jan 1931 d/o Uriah Hugh Tate & Lucinda J. Jones; w/o Levi Edwards & Alexander William Westmoreland