Cumbia-Flint-Dameron Family Cemetery
Notes:Located approx. 300 to 400 yd. north of Robin Rd. (Route 633), 0.8 miles east of Cutbank Rd. (Route 609), and about 300 yd. west of the old Cumbia home. A 5 ft tall marble obelisk has “FLINT” inscribed on one side and “CUMBIA” on the other. This very overgrown cemetery is quite large, approx. 50 ft x 50 ft, with remnants of an old decorative wire fence around it. Fieldstones and depressions indicate many other graves.
Latitude:36º 52' 30.8" N   (36.875222)
Longitude:77º 40' 49.5" W   (-77.680417)
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The depiction of Flint on the obelisk refers to Florence A. Flint, daughter of Albert E. Flint and his wife, Martha A. Flint, who married Charles Henry Cumbia, father of John A. Cumbia. They are presumably buried here in unmarked graves, CWS f BCV, p. 137.

Ophelia M. Cumbia1893 —1963
Ophelia Hulda Browder married John Albert Cumbia, CWS f BCV, p. 137. Notes: This is a small metal funeral home marker, no stone.

John A. Cumbea24 Dec 1897 —9 Jan 1952Virginia
Pvt. 111 FIELD ARTY
29 Division
World War I
John Albert Cumbia, CWS f BCV, p. 137. Notes: This is a government-issued military stone - with Cumbia misspelled.



J.H. Dameron1840 —1912
M.E. Dameron1847 —1934His wife
Pvt. Joseph H. Dameron married Marie E. Short, CWS f BCV, pp. 139-140. Notes: In addition to this large granite stone that he and his wife are on, there is also an adjacent government-issued military stone inscribed Joseph H. Dameron/Co. H/53 VA INF/C.S.A.


 
The next four individuals are on the same stone: W.H. and Julia Dameron and two sons with initials depicted only.

Rev. W.H. Dameron1809 —1892Father
Julia M. Dameron1811 —1892Mother
William H. Dameron married Julia Mangum 5 December (bond) 1836, CWS f BCV, p. 139.

1838 —1862Sons
G.W.D.
This is presumably Pvt. George Washington Dameron of Co. H, 53rd Virginia Infantry, whom it is believed died in service, CWS f BCV, p. 139.

W.T.D.1845 —1863
This must be Pvt. William Thomas Dameron of Coleman's Heavy Artillery, who died in service, CWS f BCV, p. 140.

 

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