Whitby Family Cemetery
Notes:This very large cemetery is located down a logging path, more than 1 mi. south of Huckstep Rd. (Route 663) and approx. 300 yd. west of a home with the address of 3203 Huckstep Rd. The timber company has left standing approx. 1 acre of large trees where the cemetery is. There are at least 25 more graves here as evidenced by fieldstones and depressions, and probably many more.
Latitude:36º 35' 30.6" N   (36.591833)
Longitude:77º 54' 26.6" W   (-77.907389)
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Rebecca Whitby —20 April 1902Daughter of
Lisha Whitby
Died April 30, 1902
Age 75 yrs.
We will meet again
Rebecca Whitby was the daughter of Elisha Whitby, CWS f BCV, p. 602.



Wimmie Whitby —30 Apr 1902
Although it clearly says “Wimmie,” this old stone with no dates belongs likely to Winnie Whitby, sister of Rebecca Whitby, CWS f BCV, p. 602.



R.J. Whitby11 Apr 1865 —10 Jan 1913O death where is
thy sting,
O grave where is
thy victory


 
To the left of the next grave of Tom Jones is a grave with no stone enclosed with 4 old mostly rotten cedar posts with woven wire (farm type) fencing. This enclosure is approx. 5 ft x 10 ft.
It is stated by an elderly family member that this is the grave of Sophronia Jones, who was Tom Jones' mother.

Tom Jones24 Jun 1886 —30 Jun 1945Died June 30, 1945
Bon 24 1886 June
The Thomas G. Jones who was a son of Sophronia, was born c1874. Perhaps he died and another son, born in 1886, was given this name, CWS f BCV, p. 289. Notes: There is something inscribed across the top, but cannot be read.



 

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