Bailey Family Cemetery
Located on the north side of Danieltown Rd. (Route 137), approx. 500 yd. west of Blue Bird Rd. (Route 617), and approx. 300 yd. from the road, down a farm path. There are remnants of a decorative wire fence around this very overgrown cemetery that contains 4 stones and evidence of no other graves.
Latitude:36º 54' 41.0" N   (36.911389)
Longitude:78º 0' 15.7" W   (-78.004361)
This cemetery contains the remains of Lt. James W. Bailey, his wife, and two daughters.

J.W. Bailey18 Oct 1834 —7 Feb 1907Our Father
In memory of
J.W. Bailey
He died as he lived
trusting in the Lord
Precious in the sight of the Lord
is the death of his saints
Lt. James William Bailey, CSA, CWS f BCV, p. 46.

Minerva Jones Bailey12 Nov 1835 —16 Dec 1893Our Mother
In memory of
Minerva Jones Bailey
wife of
J.W. Bailey
On earth we've lost one treasure
In Heaven we've gained another
Minerva Ann Jones married J.W. Bailey, CWS f BCV, p. 46.

M.E. Bailey10 Dec 1863 —8 May 1884In memory of
M.E. Bailey
Beneath this stone doth lie
as much of virtue as could die
Which when alive did vigor give
to as much of beauty as could live
Mary Elizabeth Bailey, CWS f BCV, p. 46.

Bettie Bailey Burt14 Jan 1866 —5 Jul 1897In loving remembrance of
Bettie Bailey
wife of
Geo. E. Burt.
and daughter of
J.W. & M.J. Bailey
Born in Brunswick Co., Va
Died in Sussex Co., Va
A loving wife, a kind step mother,
a consecrated Christian
This stone is a 7 ft tall obelisk. There are inscriptions on the other 3 sides, but very difficult to read. “A jewel ?????? from earth, ????? ??????? treasury”. On the back side… “Bettie”, then several lines beneath it that could not be read. On the other side, “On earth we've lost one treasure, In heaven we've gained one more”. Also, inscribed on the base of the oblisk is BURT.
Bettie H. Bailey married George Edward Burt, CWS f BCV, p. 46.


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