Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace

Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace
This house and property belonged to John Ward, Jr At his death he willed the property to his nephew William Ward

Thursday, January 20, 2011

January 20, 2011 Grave Matters

As promised I have more grave markers for all you genealogist out there.  The first cemetery I will be visiting today is the Dalton Cemetery in Sycamore, Virginia which is really Gretna.  This cemetery is not to be confused with the other Cemetery in the woods near Brights.  Although, this one is only minutes away from the one we visited on the November 22, 2010 through November 24, 2010 blogs and these are kin to each other.

This is the view from the Dalton cemetery.  All those rolling green hills.  It reminds me of the movies of the English countryside.  I can see why so many people migrated here.  It may have reminded them of their home.  Although, back in the 18th century, this was a pretty, rugged wild place.  Most of the land had to be cleared and cultivated.  I can't imagine the hard work that was involved.

Picture of the Dalton Cemetery.

W. W. Dalton  Born 1829 Died May 17, 1911.   Enlisted in the Company D 57th Infantry Confederate The Galveston Tigers.  See July 14, 2010 blog.

Annie Dalton  wife of W. W. Dalton  1838-1920

Now I am going back to the Ward Cemetery on Mansion Bridge Road in Hurt, Virginia.

Eliza Jane Walrond  Born September 9, 1841  Died April 9, 1848

Mary C. Walrond  Born December 29, 1803  Died September 16, 1847

Henry Ward Adams  Born August 29, 1861  Died September 7, 1944
Leta Hardwicke Adams  Born March 5, 1873   Died June 21, 1953

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