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Black Gum Springs Cemetery

Located on Hwy 8 about 10 miles west of Harrisonburg. There is no sign to indicated the Cemetery just a gate about 500 yards off the road. There used to be a sign that showed where the cemetery was located but the owner of the land had it taken down and a gate put up.

Cemetery was read on Jan. 15 2000 by Kathleen Clark-Allen, Lawrence Clark and Louise Morris-Clark.

Additional info from Andrea Cruse

.Double Stone
Lodie Bass Smith
Andrew Jackson Smith       

Jessie O. Ford
March 11 1908
March 30 1986

Double Stone
David Alfred Smith
 Sept. 19 1906    April 22 1979
Hettie Brown Smith
Aug. 24 1912      May 17 1999

Samuel Esaw Bass
Jan 22 1972
Sept. 8 1989
son of Freddie and Sue Bass

Double Stone
William Esaw Bass     PFC US Army WWII
May 7 1907   July 31 1983  
Ruth Ford Bass
Dec. 6 1912    Dec. 5 1997

Single Stone
Labe Ford
Ida Bass Ford

Double Stone
Richard Silvester Brown     "Father"
Nov. 21 1889   Sept. 18 1889Jan. 15 1967
Rowena Esters Brown       "Mother"
Sept. 18 1889     Mar 2 1964

Single Stone
Esaw Bass
Co B 3 La Int. CSA
( his wife Margrette McCarthy-Bass is buried next to her her grave is not marked)

Single Stone
Isabell Bass  Morris    wife of B.F. Morris
Oct. 9 1880
March 10 1926

Single Marker
Benjamin Franklin Morris
Oct 12 1875
May 1 1943

Single Marker
Luther Morris   Info from Andrea   (1879-1898) - son and also the oldest child of the J.W. Morris buried in the Andrews Cemetery. Luther was by Judge's first marriage also the infant girl. Judge's first wife had twins Ora and Cora.
Ora died [1880 – 1880].

Infant Rosco Morris  Info from Andrea     (1888 - 1889) first child of J.W. Morris and Corrine Catlett Johnson Morris.

Infant girl Morris

NOTE:  There are other graves that are unmarked. At this time family members are still reserching who was buried in this cemetery, so that their graves can be marked properly.

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