The Dabney / Myers Cemetery

Narrative

This cemetery was on the farm land owned by George W Myers (1818-1873) and Susannah Fiester Corson Myers (1823-1917). They buried relatives, relatives of relatives, and close friends and neighbors there. According to the great-great grandaughter of the Myers',Carol Myers Rymes of Concord, New Hampshire, the first burial was "in 1871, on the hill near the farmhouse".

More information can be found on this ancestry.com page.

This image from 1937 shows the Myers Farm and the location of the cemetery, circled in red.

Survey Details

Classification: Private / Community
Status: Still in use
Condition: Good
Approx. Size: 180 X 300 feet
Approximate Number of Burials: 150?
Earliest Burial Date: 1900
Latest Burial Date: 1996
Markers: Tombstone, Fieldstone, Unmarked
Surnames Listed on Markers:
Allen, Harvey C. US Army WWII 19 Sep 1913 - 4 Jun 1976
Allen, John T. not legible (John born Jul 1841, died April 1910)
Allen, Margarete w/o John T. 18 Mar 1852 - 13 Oct 1905
Allen, Ralph Horner TEC 4 US Army WWII 13 Sep 1922 - 16 Jul 1981
Armstrong, Edna F. 24 Aug 1883 - 19 Mar 1975
Armstrong, Eugene F. 18 Mar 1870 - 9 Jul 1935
Brenner, A. T. 2 Mar 1868 - 4 Nov 1919
Brenner, Amanda E. 15 May 1846 - 4 Dec 1915
Brenner, Ella J. 1869 - 1948
Brenner, William F. 21 Mar 1837 - 7 May 1913
Bullock, Archie G. died 13 Dec 1915, age 3 weeks
Bullock, Ethel F. 7 Sep 1886 - 21 Jul 1966
Bullock, George W. 4 Oct 1877 - 2 Apr 1961
Bullock, Joseph W. 22 Jan 1874 - 10 Nov 1918
Clark, Hannah P. 10 Feb 1845 - 11 Feb 1925
Clark, Henry L. 1863 - 1935
Clark, Manasseh V. Davis w/o Henry L. 1862 - 1936
Cole, Henry 12 Aug 1861 - 1 Feb 1900, stone in 6 pieces
Cornwell, Samuel T. 26 Jul 1859 - 13 Dec 1930
Davis, Barkley H. 30 Sep 1908 - 16 Sep 1992
Davis, Blanch W. Mrs. w/o Grover C. 24 Nov 1885 - 28 Mar 1924
Davis, Brady Lee 16 Feb 1887 - 17 Mar 1940
Davis, Dale Clare s/o M. H. & Lennie R. 20 Nov 1924 - 4 Dec 1924
Davis, Dora M. 15 May 1888 - 30 Oct 1918
Davis, George N. 3 May 1846 - death date is broken off, stone in 7 pieces
Davis, Henry C. 27 Jan 1875 - 22 Aug 1905
Davis, Lena A. 10 Aug 1880 - 5 Oct 1966
Davis, Lucy E. beloved w/o Reason S. 27 Jul 1867 - 10 Feb 1931
Davis, Marion T. 5 Dec 1912 - 31 May 1996
Davis, Mary O. 17 Apr 1853 - 2 Nov 1936
Davis, Moulton H. 25 Dec 1875 - 27 May 1938
Davis, Nancy A. w/o Reason S. 1837 - 1910
Davis, Reason S. 1832 - 1911
Davis, Reason S. 22 Apr 1870 -20 Jan 1955
Davis, T. Powell 4 Dec 1881 - 30 Nov 1955
Fowke, Thadeus E. 16 May 1859 - 23 Jun 1937
Gardner, Arthur L. 1860 - 1930
Gardner, Nora H. 1869 - 1959
Garner, Ada J. w/o Joseph H. 6 Aug 1860 - 12 May 1920
Haislip, Robert M. 5 May 1851 - 5 Jan 1926
Harrison, Annie M. w/o William H. died 9 Mar 19__
Harrison, Mary Ann not legible
Harrison, William H. died 19 May 1903
Haislip, Mahlon 18 Jun 1859 - 24 Jan 1929
Haislip, Margaret 20 Dec 1865 - 21 Jun 1954
Horner, Barkley W. 6 Oct 1846 - 6 Dec 1926
Horner, Clarence V. 8 Dec 1881 - 25 Nov 1955
Horner, Emma Davis 15 Oct 1867 - 11 Feb 1948
Horner, Emily A. 12 Aug 1849 - 11 Mar 1919
Horner, Uriah H. 1875 - 1952
Jewell, Abbie Bradford 04 Apr 1902 - 19 Aug 1955
Jewell, Albert F. 18 Feb 1922 - 2 Feb 1924
Jewell, Benjamin F. 3 Apr 1898 - 7 Sep 1989
Jewell, Benjamin F. Sr. 23 Apr 1860 - 20 Apr 1944
Jewell, Lee A. 8 Feb 1924 - 3 Jun 1924
Jewell, Sarah J. 3 Apr 1850 - 5 Jan 1940
Johnson, J. Morris 11 May 1877 - 3 Apr 1956
Ki--, Donald Ray s/o Lillian & Vernon 6 Apr 1954 - 14 Jan 1963
Lebarre, Frank A. 11 Sep 1893 - 2 Jan 1967
Lopez, Ralph 11 Jul 1938 - 22 Sep 1973
Lynn, Ann Lue 1866 - 1952
Lynn, E. N. 1 Apr 1852 - 29 Apr 1914
Maddox, Harriet P. 1840 - 1907
Marshall, Alec 1848 - 1935
Marshall, Frank V. 1893 - 1930
Myers, Boyd Corson 1863 - 1939
Myers, Brady Piatt 25 May 1859 - 23 May 1943
Myers, Clara Davis 22 Oct 1862 - 22 Jun 1955
Myers, Emma Nursey Coleman born England 1872, died Virginia 1960
Myers, Infant no other information
Myers, Leslie L. 9 Mar 1897 - 19 Feb 1978
Neill, John 15 Mar 1828 - 13 Aug 1913
Neill, Margaret 3 Jun 1839 - 14 Mar 1914
Nylen, Charles A. 1870 - 1913
Opp, Margaret M. 2 Nov 1822 - 29 Nov 1895
Opp, Thomas 27 Jan 1823 - 17 Nov 1871
Opp? (footstone W.S.O., might be Walter Opp, headstone face down)
Potter, Joseph __ 22 1852 - __ __ 1929 (stone broken into 6 pieces)
Radcliffe, Grace L. 12 Dec 1889 - 28 Feb 1932
Reynolds, Edith died 4 Aug 1965
Reynolds, Eveleth E. died 13 Jul 1965
Reynolds, Frank S. 26 Oct 1863 - 29 Jan 1928
Reynolds, Nellie Swann 23 Jan 1865 - 29 Nov 1940
Rolls, Margaret A. 19 Sep 1832- 23 Aug 1912
Rolls, William - 22 Apr 1831 - 27 Dec 1918
Sanborn, C. G. 1846, death date not given
Sanborn, E. Z. 1845 - 1919
Selecman, Hattie V. 24 Jul 1876 - 19 Dec 1917
Selecman, Redmond born Occoquan 24 Aug 1844 - 13 Sep 1929
Selecman, Virginia F. w/o Redmond 21 Jan 1836 - 31 Mar 1912
Sheeler, Jacob 1863 - 1923
Sheeler, Mary P. 1859 - 1937
Singleton, Grace 9 Apr 1909 - 3 Jul 1914
Smith, Mary V. 1 Mar 1909 - 12 Apr 1996
Smith, Sallie E. 31 May 1874 - 30 Oct 1959
Smith, Susan not legible - died 1891
Smith, Walter M. 27 Nov 1870 - 9 Mar 1938
Smith, William 17 Jun 1839 - 27 Apr 1902
Smith, William W. 6 Feb 1908 - 29 Jul 1976
Strother, Lewis E. 1874 - 1946
Strother, Mabel R. w/o Lewis E. 1875 - 1923
Swann, Julia F. 23 Jul 1838 - 11 Mar 1920
Tyrrell, Harry A. 4 Apr 1908 - 4 Jun 1979
Tyrrell, Julia P. 15 Apr 1907 only date
Ward, Douglas Francis 13 Mar 1923 - 13 Apr 1930
Ward, Fannie Alderman 22 Jun 1898 - 21 Apr 1958
Ward, Peggy Ann 6 Jan 1947 - 29 Oct 1947
Ward, Ralph C. 27 Aug 1925 - 20 Mar 1972
Ward, Wallace Jackson 17 Oct 1879 - 25 Jan 1949
Weeks, Alvia C. 24 Nov 1903 - 8 Jul 1980
Weeks, Etta Elizabeth 13 Jun 1888 - 24 Oct 1955
Weeks, Mary J. 30 Jun 1910 - 3 Dec 1979
Weeks, Richard Lee 6 Oct 1931 - 7 Nov 1973
Wells, Aubrey 1904 - death date broken
Wells, Earl A. 1 Jul 1894 - 10 Mar 1974
Wells, Mary A. 30 May 1872 - 6 May 1918
Wells, William H. 3 Apr 1856 - 3 May 1940
West, Hezekiah 20 Jun 1856 - 9 Jun 1937
West, Mary Jane 20 Dec 1852 - 17 Jan 1930
White, John D. s/o T.C. & Rachel 6 Nov 1955 - 7 Nov 1955
Young, Judson 1890 - 1932
Comments: The cemetery is very close to the railroad tracks and overgrown in some areas. Vandals have broken many stones and others are knocked off the bases. A pile of broken stones are next to a tree in the middle of the cemetery.
Surveyed By: Ron Turner - Oct. 27, 1997
Latitude / Longitude: 38.654671, -77.249837

Site Visits

Visited by: Date: Comments:
Ron Turner Oct 27, 1997 The cemetery is very close to the railroad tracks and overgrown in some areas. Vandals have broken many stones and others are knocked off the bases. A pile of broken stones are next to a tree in the middle of the cemetery.
David Cuff Dec. 8, 2018 This cemetery is in fair condition as the grounds are being maintained. Some stones have been damaged or knocked over.
David Cuff and Robert Moser Jan. 6, 2019 Some overgrown areas were cut and one stone was put back on it's base and one stone was reset in the ground. Also a corner marker for a plot was reset in the ground.

Images

Images taken Dec. 8, 2018





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