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William Hale Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Elk Creek

Directions: The cemetery is on the east side of Elk Creek Pkwy (US 21), half mile south of Carsonville Rd (Rt 660) between Camp Moxley Ln (Rt 778) and Sunbow Ln (Rt 872). The cemetery is on a knoll approximately 150 yds from road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.703529 W81.166817

Surveyed by: 26 Mar 2004 by Rich and Ginger Ballard; Info also taken from Paul Herndon’s files

Comments: This cemetery lies in a pasture directly behind a house on the east side of US 21. A historical marker on the highway identifies this as the site of the home of Peyton Guyn Hale. In addition to the carved stones there are perhaps 8 field stones and other unmarked graves.

William Hale Cemetery
General View of the William Hale Cemetery

William Hale Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
HALE, Peyton G. 29 Jun 1821 25 Dec 1885 obelisk inscribed “Senator Peyton G[uyn] Hale and wife; He served as a member of the House of Delegates for the sessions of 1874 and 1875, also was a member of the State Senate from 1879 to 1883.” shared stone with next. [s/o William and Lucy Stone Hale]
HALE, Jane D. 23 May 1823 18 Jun 1887 [nee Bourne; w/o Peyton G. Hale]. Monument “erected by Nannie V. Hale, Annie A. Kirby, Lucy Perkins, Ella McCamant, Siddie Nuckolls, daughters of P.G. & J.D. Hale.”
unknowns     footstones marked “W.H.”; “J.D.H.”; “L.H.”
Row 2
HALE, William M. 20 Mar 1771 29 Apr 1847  
HALE, Lucy Stone 12 Mar 1778 29 Feb 1848 w/o William M. Hale
McCAMANT, Josie H. 15 Aug 1876 14 Sep 1877 d/o Thomas J. & Ella Hale McCamant
HALE, Linnie 9 Aug 1851 9 Sep 1853 d/o J.D. Hale; stone fallen, broken
NUCKOLLS, Lee 26 Oct 1855 7 Nov 1914 [s/o Creed & Elizabeth Hale Nuckolls]
Row 3
HALE, ____ E.     16 yrs 12 days; The stone is broken and the top part is missing. The name “Lucy Hale” is carved on the stone but it is unclear whether this is the name of the person buried here or his or her mother.
unknown     illegible stone
unknown     rock