Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Notes:The location of Union Presbyterian Church, built between 1859 and 1866, was halfway between the plantations of two of its most prominent members, Burwell Bassett Wilkes of Charlie Hope and Thomas Flournoy of Bentfield. The church building is gone, but the cemetery, known also as the Flournoy Cemetery, is on the west side of Union Woods Dr. (Route 656), approx. 250 yd. south of Gov. Harrison Pkwy (US Route 58).
Latitude:36º 44' 5.0" N   (36.734722)
Longitude:77º 54' 1.0" W   (-77.900278)
GNIS ID:1466733
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On several days in October and November, 2005, the Old Brunswick Camp # 512 - Sons of Confederate Veterans reset and repaired several broken stones, filled depressions, and repaired the fence.

Pvt. Marston G. Spraggins1845 —1896CO A
18 VA INF
CSA
According to Civil War Soldiers from Brunswick County, Virginia, Pvt. Marston Green Spraggins is in the Spraggins Family Cemetery. Yet a descendant has more recently discovered that an obituary that reveals that Spraggins died while visiting near this church and his body was buried here and not returned to Elams where he lived, CWS f BCV, p. 519. Notes: This is a government-issued military marker. The Old Brunswick Camp # 512 - Sons of Confederate Veterans conducted a headstone dedication for Pvt. Spraggins in 2001.

Nettie Rawlings Meredith3 May 1857 —8 Sep 1886Wife of
W. W. Meredith
And daughter of
W. P. & Antoinette Rawlings
Married Dec 9, 1885
Thou wer't beloved none ever knew
none here could know how well
And hearts sincere and warm and true
Will ever love thee still
Antoinette Claxton Rawlings, first wife of William Winfield Meredith who is in Oakwood Cemetery with his second wife, CWS f BCV, pp. 365-66, 463.

Mrs. Rosa C. House9 Jun 1846 —8 Nov 1894
Rosa C. Crichton, sister of James Crichton, married Pvt. William H. House, CWS f BCV, pp. 132, 266.

James Crichton1836 —1894CO G
21 REGT. VA INF
CSA
Pvt. James Crichton also served in Co. A, 5th Infantry Battalion and Co. H, 53rd Infantry Regiment, both of which were Virginia units, CWS f BCV, p. 133. Notes: This is a government-issued military marker.

Sallie Tazewell Fitzgerald Flournoy7 Dec 1888 —2 Sep 1966Wife of
Thomas Flournoy
Sally Tazewell Fitzgerald married Thomas Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 202.

Thomas Flournoy3 Aug 1877 —20 Jul 1959
See CWS f BCV, p. 202.

Elizabeth Morton Flournoy30 Sep 1881 —24 Jul 1972
See CWS f BCV, p. 202.

Anna Lightfoot Flournoy18 Aug 1879 —3 Oct 1945
Annie Lightfoot Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 202.

J. Morton Flournoy CO E
56 VA INF
CSA
Pvt. Jacob Morton Flournoy married Mildred Coles Carrington and three of their children are here: Thomas, Annie L., and Elizabeth M. Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 202. Notes: This headstone is a government-issued military marker.



Capt. David Flournoy CO E
14 VA CAV
CSA
Capt. David F. Flournoy, CWS f BCV, pp. 201-2. Notes: This is a government-issued military marker.

Thomas Flournoy10 Oct 1877 —19 Sep 1947
Son of David Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 201.

Mary Hamlin Flournoy22 Jun 1873 —25 Jul 1967
Mary Hamlin, wife of Thomas Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 201.

Mattie D. Flournoy15 Mar 1871 —13 Mar 1948
Unmarried daughter of David Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 201.

Jerry H. Morgan12 Feb 1867 —25 Jan 1950

Josephine Moore Smith14 Jul 1906 —29 Mar 2007
Josephine Moore married G.B. Smith, CWS f BCV, p. 509.

George Barham Smith12 Aug 1898 —4 Nov 1960
See CWS f BCV, p. 509.

SMITH
George E. Smith5 Jul 1865 —21 Mar 1946
Martha A. Smith22 Mar 1871 —7 Apr 1945
George E. Smith married Martha Ann Tomlinson, CWS f BCV, p. 509.

William H. Venable CO A
5 VA INF
CSA
Pvt. William Henry Venable, CWS f BCV, p. 203. Notes: This is a government-issued military marker.

Thomas Flournoy25 Jul 1804 —26 Dec 1892
Pvt. Thomas Flournoy, CWS f BCV, p. 203.

W. V. Flournoy CO E
56 VA INF
CSA
Pvt. William Venable Flournoy whose wife, Martha V. Flournoy, and daughter, Margaret McDowell Venable, are also said to be buried here, CWS f BCV, p. 203. Notes: This headstone is a government-issued military marker.

John Herbert Flournoy1866 —1926
See CWS f BCV, p. 202.

Fannie F. Taylor1867 —21 Jun 1942
Frances Venable Flournoy married C.K. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 203.

John Howard McVay28 Aug 1908 —19 Oct 1981Husband of
Elizabeth B. Hicks
See CWS f BCV, p. 259.

Elizabeth Baden Hicks McVay21 May 1908 —6 Aug 1980Wife of
John Howard McVay
Elizabeth Baden Hicks, CWS f BCV, p. 259.

Jennie C. Hicks10 Oct 1877 —30 Oct 1959Mother
Jane Browder, wife of Thomas Hicks, CWS f BCV, p. 259.

Thomas Hicks26 Aug 1872 —10 May 1957Father
See CWS f BCV, p. 259.

David Flournoy Hicks27 Dec 1874 —7 Dec 1944
See CWS f BCV, p. 259.

Reuben Booth Hicks2 Nov 1827 —9 Nov 1923R. B. Hicks
Nov 2, 1827
Nov 9, 1923
2D LIEUT CO E 3 VA ARTY
Confederate States Army
Lt. Reuben Booth Hicks, CWS f BCV, pp. 87, 203, 259-60. Notes: The grave of Reuben B. Hicks has an upright stone at the head and a flat government-issued military marker at the foot.
 
A marker dedication and memorial service was held for Lt. Hicks on November 20, 2005 by The Old Brunswick Camp # 512 - Sons of Confederate Veterans. The dedication service was a huge success with about 75 people in attendance. Many descendants of those who are buried in the cemetery were present as well as one of Lt. Hicks' great-granddaughters. During the service, the 3rd National flag that veiled the marker was removed and folded, then presented to this Hicks descendant. Speakers for the service included Mr. Nathaniel Neblett of the Brunswick County Historical Society, Mrs. Peggy Vaughan with the Greensville Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, and OBC Commander, Tracy Clary. The Camp provided a full color guard unit and infantry unit who fired the customary musket salute.

Elizabeth Flournoy Hicks26 Mar 1840 —14 Dec 1896Wife of
R. B. Hicks
Elizabeth Ann Flournoy, daughter of Thomas Flournoy, married R.B. Hicks, CWS f BCV, pp. 203, 259-60.

J. P. Meredith7 Sep 1870 —22 Nov 1930
Joshua Perry Meredith, CWS f BCV, p. 259.

Frances H. Meredith7 May 1877 —10 May 1971Wife of
J. P. Meredith
Frances Venable Hicks, CWS f BCV, p. 259.

 

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