Michael Family Cemetery
Located on a high hill, approx. 100 yd. south of an auto shop located on the west side of Poor House Rd. (Route 642), at 223 Poor House Rd., Lawrenceville, VA 23868. At least 10 other graves are here as evidenced by depressions, 2 of which are enclosed by a stone border.
Latitude:36º 46' 2.9" N   (36.767472)
Longitude:77º 50' 22.8" W   (-77.839667)

Pattie Lee Abernathy13 Jul 1871 —7 Mar 1899Wife of
B.J. Abernathy
Martha Leigh Michael, daughter of George E. Michael, married as his first wife Benjamin James Abernathy, CWS f BCV, p. 37.

Benjamin J. Abernathy6 Mar 1876 —15 Jan 1925His toils are past
his work is done
He fought the fight, the victory won
Benjamin James Abernathy, CWS f BCV, p. 37.

Sarah Frances Abernathy5 Jun 1877 —13 Mar 1927Wife of
B.J. Abernathy
Sarah Frances Dugger, second wife of B.J. Abernathy, CWS f BCV, p. 37.

George E. Michael9 Jan 1841 —13 Jul 1912PVT CO H 53 VA INF
Confederate States Army
This is a government-issued military marker.

George E. Michael9 Jan 1841 —13 Jul 1912Father
Martha A.E. Michael5 Aug 1854 —2 May 1915Mother
This one stone with both husband and wife on it is in addition to the military marker for Pvt. George E. Michael.
Pvt. George Emmett Michael married Mary Ann Elizabeth Leigh, CWS f BCV, pp. 367-68.

W.L. Harrison27 Jul 1890 —19 Oct 1918
This stone is a Woodman of the World marker approx. 5ft. tall. It has fallen over, off the large marble base.
Possibly an otherwise unidentified son of Robert Edward Harrison and Mary Ann Abernathy, sister of Benjamin J. Abernathy, CWS f BCV, p. 37.

Two stones are weathered to a point that they could not be read. Only a few engraved ivy leaves could be deciphered across the top.

According to Civil War Soldiers from Brunswick County, Virginia, Pvt. George Emmett Michael's father, Pvt. William Michael, and mother, Sarah Kirkland Jones, are probably buried here, CWS f BCV, pp. 367-69.

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