GPS Coordinates: 37.5457993, -79.7755966
The following are from “Botetourt County History Before 1900 Through County Cemetery Records” submitted by Howard R Hammond, who is the second great-grandson of Peter and Margaret Housman Hammond.
This cemetery is on private property.
The following readable markers were found:
Lewis Housman (b. 10-5-1803 d. 8-20-1885)
Eliza Housman was the wife of Lewis. She died on 1-9-1837 at the age of 22.
William Housman was the son of Lewis and Margaret. (b. 8-19-1844 d. 6-1845)
Mariah B Housman was the wife of Lewis. (b. 10-1-1813 d. 2-22-1884)
Simon Housman died on 6-20-1823 at the age of 36.
Col. George Wilson Hammond 1827-1864 CSA KIA Cloyd’s Mt., Pulaski Virginia (photo included)
Charles Hammond died on 2-19-1848 at the age of three.
John M Cross died on 10-22-1873 at the age of 62.
Peter Hammond died on 3-22-1850 at the age of 56. War of 1812: Private 1st VMR Truehart
Margaret H. Hammond (b. 7-27-1800 d. 6-26-1889)
Ralph Henderson (b. 3-17-1821 d. 7-19-1892)
Sarah Jane (Hammond) Henderson was the wife of Ralph and the daughter of Peter & Margaret Houseman Hammond. She died on 2-19-1885 at the age of 55.
Millie J Henderson was the daughter of Ralph and S J. She died on 1-5-1833 at the age of five.
Annie Snelser, unreadable dates b. 1821
Charles R Thrasher (b.12-24-1857 d. 8-17-1864) The stone is broken in pieces.
If any reader can add information to this listing please contact the Botetourt Genealogy Club at firstname.lastname@example.org. Relatives of these families are invited to attend the Botetourt Genealogy & History Fair on July 9-12.