Washington Wesson Family Cemetery
Notes:Located on the west side of Brown's Creek Rd. (Route 623), directly behind the Taylor Family Cemetery. The thick wooded walk to the cemetery is approx. 0.5 to 0.75 mi. Only 2 inscribed stones stand, but at least 23 other graves are here as evidenced by fieldstones and uniform depressions. Although no path lead to it as of August 2008, the local Sons of Confederate Veterans and some descendants are working with the landowner to have an access path or road to this cemetery installed.
Latitude:36º 39' 41.7" N   (36.661583)
Longitude:77º 54' 41.8" W   (-77.911611)
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The only stones remaining here belong to brothers, both sons of Washington Wesson and Narcissa Pearson.

William M. Wesson Coleman's CO
VA H ARTY
CSA
Pvt. William Murat Wesson, CWS f BCV, p. 599. Notes: This is a government-issued military marker.

Henry J. Wesson18 Feb 1811 —8 Feb 1895In Memory of
Our Father
At Rest
Henry Johnson Wesson, CWS f BCV, pp. 593, 595-96.


 
Descendants of Pvt. John Lewis Brewer, who married a daughter of Washington and Narcissa Wesson, believe he is buried here. Yet he is reported to be in Thornrose Cemetery in Staunton where he died in 1862, CWS f BCV, p. 79.
 

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