Britt Cemetery

Old Linkenauger Cemetery

AKA Britt Cemetery

Old Private Cemetery located on State Route 712

Near Haymakertown, Botetourt County, Virginia

Photo Recorded on 17 March 2008 by

Stephen A. Taylor & Lewis R. Phoenix

Anderson, Charles E. – September 24, 1858 – April 17, 1882 [only son of Charles & Mary Anderson]

Anderson, Charles F. – March 11, 1822 – April 19, 1899 [husband of Mary Jane McClure]

Anderson, Mary J. – October 30, 1832 – August 6, 1897 [Mary Jane McClure]

w/o Charles F. Anderson [Stone for Charles F. & Mary Jane McClure Anderson is rather large and the top piece is lying On the ground]

Anderson, Martha C. – (See Firebaugh)

Anderson, Thurman H. – June 5, 1905 – February 26, 1911 [Son of Corbin Hugh Anderson & Lula Mae Britt] (Thurman is buried by Minerva Mosley’s left side)

Baker, Grace L. – June 12, 1908 – December 28, 1929

Britt, Anderson C. – June 10, 1858 – August 18, 1925 [Son of John J. Britt & Eliza A. Kelley]

Britt, Bettie V. – April 10, 1857 – April 2, 1941 (wife of Anderson C. Britt) (also a metal marker from Loving Funeral Home, gives her DOB as 1855 – 1941)

Anderson C. & Bettie V. Britt double stone

Wilson, Sarah Ann [Britt] – October 31, 1854 – September 22, 1934 [Daughter of John J. Britt & Eliza A. {Kelley} Britt] (between the graves of J. F. & Sarah Ann Wilson is a large cement urn’ on the top of the Urn lay a metal Rader Funeral Home marker; “Mrs. Sarah _ Wilson died ___ 21, 1934, Age 75 years. (?) _ months, 24 days”)

Wilson, J. F. – January 6, 1849 – July 31, 1905 [husband of Sarah Ann Britt]

Large concrete urn between J. F. Wilson & Sarah Ann [Britt] Wilson’s graves

Wilson, Elsie Maude “Granny” – September 14, 1900 – September 23, 1973 [Wife of Henry Alexander Wilson]

Wilson, Henry A. {Alexander} – February 13, 1897 – May 20, 1953 [son of James Robert Wilson & Sarah Ann Britt]

Hamilton, William H. – June 4, 1837 – October 11, 1908 [Son of John & Sarah Hamilton]

Hamilton, Sarah Elizabeth – born July 18, 1818 – April 17, 1900 – wife of John Hamilton (no stone found for John, husband of Sarah Elizabeth Hamilton)

Hamilton, George W. – August 1, 1851 – August 19, 1899 (son of John & Sarah Hamilton – George’s stone broken in two pieces and fallen on to the Ground)

Firebaugh, M. W. [Montcure Woodson] September 1, 1854 – February 19, 1934 Husband of Martha C. Anderson –

Firebaugh, Martha C. Anderson – January 24, 1855 – February 21, 1929 (both on same stone) [daughter of Charles F. Anderson & Mary Jane McCLure – w/o M. W. Firebaugh

Footstone with P. D. L. (maybe)

Linkenauger, John – Born May 27, 1801 – died August 5, 1886 [stone broken and has fallen off the base]

Linkenauger, Lucy E. – June 15, 1808 – October 11, 1869 – Consort of John Linkenauger

Linkenauger, Henry T. – September 20, 1847 – September 10, 1853

Linkenauger, George W. – December 22, 1831 – December 12, 1857 [This stone is lying on the ground and was almost buried] (All Linkenaugers are buried together in same plot)

Wilson, Freddie A. – April 26, 1905 – August 29, 1905 – aged 4 months & 3 days [son of Walter Lee Wilson & Dora Bessie Britt] (This child’s grave is located on John J. Britt’s right)

Britt, John J. – May 30, 1826 – October 7, 1896 – age 70 years 4 months & 7 days (husband of Eliza A. Britt, grandfather of Ida Bell Thompson, to name a few)

Britt, Eliza A. (Kelly) – March 2, 1828 – May 15, 1910 – w/o John J. Britt (G. W. Kelley – below is supposed to be her brother)

Britt, G. W. [George Washington] – October 11, 1862 – February 15, 1929 [Son of John J. & Eliza A. Britt, brother to Anderson C. Britt, Sarah Ann Wilson, Nannie Cade, uncle to Ida Bell Thompson) {Husband of Alice E. Martin}

Britt, Alice E. Martin – December 15, 1868 – September 30, 1962 – w/o G. W. Britt

Wilson, James Robert – born July 9, 1868 – died – May 23, 1958 (homemade marker) [this marker was almost buried under ground and we dug it up to read it] [Son of James R. Wilson & Sarah Ann Britt]

Cade, Nannie Elizabeth [Britt] – September 10, 1856 – November 15, 1916 [Daughter of John J. & Eliza A. Britt] second wife of W. C. Cade

Cade, W. C. [Walter C.] – September 4, 1847 – June 5, 1908

Anderson, Thurman H. – June 5, 1905 – February 26, 1911 [Son of Corbin Hugh Anderson & Lula Mae Britt]

Mosley, Minerva – 1825 – 1914 (On her right are dark fieldstone markers for head and foot of what appears to be a child’s grave On her left is the grave of Thurman H. Anderson)

Steel Crosses – with the names John Britt & Mary Britt

Britt, John [no dates]

Britt, Mary [no dates]

shows where about 7 or 8 unmarked graves appear to be

Thompson, Mrs. Ida Bell [Campbell] – April 15, 1885 – September 6, 1907 Wife of P. A. {Phillip Anderson} Thompson [Daughter of Alfred Lewis Campbell & Diannah Lucy Britt, mother of Otho Phillip Thompson]

*** Possible grave beside Mrs. Ida Bell Thompson Campbell, Lucy Britt – 27 April 1852 – 4 January 1897 [2nd wife of Alfred Lewis Campbell, mother of Ida Bell Campbell Thompson, daughter of John J. Britt and Eliza A. Kelly)

Kelley, G. W. {George Washington} – Died February 14, 1906 – aged 84 years 6 months & 4 days(no other markers near this one – but a few indentations where someone may be buried)

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