Copps Cemetery

Copps Cemetery

Copps Hill Rd

Buchanan, Va.

Springwood Baptist Church

Copps Cemetery is to the right as you go up to the church. This cemetery is quiet old and many of the markers are unreadable at this reading.

Photos are provided by Dick and Jane Taylor.

Finch, Adrian

Brewbaker, William & Teresa

Brewbaker, Edmond Barnett

Dill, John

Dollman, John

Cummings, W. H.

Harlowe, Joseph W. March 28, 1860 – June 10, 1925 & Harlowe, Willie Mie December 27, 1867 – ___________ “The Way of the Cross Leads Home”

Booze, William Jackson March 27, 1867 – February 7, 1933 & Booze, Mary H. Young July 6, 1866 – September 14, 1942

Booze, William H. May 8, 1842 – June 29, 1933

Booze, Bettie 1846 – August 27, 1907 {hard to read}

Booze, Sarah A. October 15, 1836 – October 3, 1876

Unknown footstone

Dolman, Can’t read

another view of above stone

Dolman, L. W. Co E – 2 BN – VA – Res. – CSA

Leffel, Emma D. November 6, 1880 – November 15, 1917

Leffel, Portia B. February 6, 1886 – December 6, 1914 Wife of W. H. Leffel

Rule, Lillie V. 1888 – 1936 & Rule, O. H. - 1879 – 1970

Barger, William P. June 14, 1850 – December 29, 1921 & Barger, Mary L. May 12, 1857 – March 7, 1936

Unreadable Foot Stone

Barger, William W. August 15, 1881 – November 20, 1949 & Barger, Lula C. April 15, 1895 – October 17, 1956

Barger, Calvin Lewis August 22, 1927 – July 10, 1987 U. S. Air Force – Korea

Styne, Cary L. October 8, 1834 – November 4, 1911 Pvt. CO I – 22 VA Inf. – Confederate States of America

Styne, Cary L. October 8, 1834 – November 4, 1911 (one side of a stone)

Styne, Hester December 7, 1842 – January 20, 1928 Wife of Cary L. Styne - (other side of stone)

Full view of Cary L. & Hester Styne’s stone

Styne, Susan S. – can’t read stone

James A. ? – can’t read

Part of Foot Stone

Fellers, Peter Son of Lawrence Fellers 17 Oct. 1771 Pa.- 21 Apr. 1863 & Catherine Hines 1776- 1/2/1858 Botetourt Co., Va.

Martha Ann January 29, 1853 – May 25, 1876 Daughter of Jacob Bierly

Can’t read

Can’t read

Hayth, Achilies

Hayth, AchiliesNovember 14, 1801 September 28, 1850

Hayth, Catherine 1805 - 1877 April 24, 1805 January 12, 1877

footstone

Sink, Mary Francis December 22, 1849 – January 12, 1943

Wood, Allen 1917 - 1942

Forbes, Carrie Louise

Broken foot stone

Styne, William H. Died – January 22, 1863 age 62 years h/o Styne, Sarah Ann died April 28, 1876 age 79 years

Dewey hard to read

O’Connor, Michael died 1918 – age 86 O’Connor, Eliza died 1918 – age 83

O’Connor, David A. March 13, 1860 – January 1, 1911

O’Connor, Charlie 1868 – 1951 July 23, 1868 November 23, 1951 h/o Belle Mundy s/o Michael O'Conner & Eliza Dollman & O’Connor, Belle 1870 – 1945

O’Connor, Elonza 1902 – 1918 [Rader Funeral Home Marker]

Bottom of marker can’t read

Footstone

Woody, Emmett S. September 22, 1879 – November 18, 1925

Woody, Manie Snead October 31, 1877 – June 18, 1973

Nice stone marker can’t read

Johnston, Unknown date gone – 1984 [Unknown Funeral Home Marker]

O’Connor, Lucian June 4, 1874 – January 23, 1962 & O’Connor, Virginia M. 1874 – 1945 [Moss on stone, can’t read full dates]

Mundy, Martha J. 1844 – 1903 – Wife of John W. Mundy

Mundy, John W. 1842 – 1902 {John & Martha are on same stone – different sides}

Hayth, Charles Lewis September 1, 1873 – November 6, 1941 & Hayth, Frances J. Mundy November 20, 1877 – January 18, 1948

Styne, Sarah Ann Died April 28, 1876 – Wife of Wm. H. Styne Aged 79 years 6 months and 6 days

Styne, Wm. H. Died January 22, 1863 Aged 82 years [Can’t read the rest of stone]

Young, Hudson B. December 23, 1871 – January 26, 1891? Son of Andrew and Sarah Young

Young, Malinda can’t read dates

Linkenhoker, Emmet R. 1873 – 1941

Linkenhoker, Joseph L December 30, 1848 – September 29, 1916 & Linkenhoker, Frances S. January 3, 1849 – January 12, 1931

Footstone

O’Connor, Ray “Bootsie” May 22, 1915 – April 9, 1926

O’Connor, Larry August 2, 1892 – September 11, 1932 O’Connor, Virginia Rose August 28, 1891 – January 25, 1975

O’Connor, Madeline October 15, 1917 – January 2, 2003 “Mother”

Nice stone – can’t read

Craft Stone

Hammit, Alice Roberta September 28, 1886 – November 4, 1968 Wife of O. B. Austin “Jesus Saviour Pilot Me”

Austin, Osborne “Bud” April 24, 1877 – February 11, 1950 “There is still beauty in my life. Because your love lingers in my heart”

Austin, Haden B. February 28, 1868 – January 22, 1921 & Austin, Kate E. – April 3, 1869 – May 30, 1937

Austin, Mary Ruth March 25, 1932 – September 25, 1938

Austin, Peter March 23, 1833 – July 17, 1913

Finch Stone

Finch, Selma A. can’t read dates [Dates from another source – December 29, 1870 – May 22, 1905]

Finch, Ashby H. September 15, 1898 – January 18, 1919

Finch, Ruth Olivia February 24, 1904 – January 6, 1978

Kern, Stephen W. September 16, 1914 – February 20, 1916

Seay, Bessie Orra August 16, 1917 – November 29, 1918

Seay, T. D. February 2, 1870 – March 16, 1916 & Seay, Emma T. August 20, 1878 0 February 3, 1936 {Thomas David Seay & Emma Teresa Johnson)

Stone with only “Our Baby” on it

Young, Infant Sons of Renard & Nellie Young – 1931 & 1941

Swartz, William O. September 18, 1892 – December 18, 1933 & Swartz, Vivian A. May 25, 1885 – December 31, 1953

Persinger, David M. November 23, 1833 – August 4, 1907 Husband of Fannie J. Persinger

Linkenhoker, can’t make out what is on stone

Linkenhoker, Cope R. 1879 – 1930

CSA Marker unknown name – Co C – 46 Virginia Infantry Arthur, Addie Via 1876 – 1968

Childs marker can’t read

Haynes, Henry CORP – Co F – 60 Virginia Infantry – CSA marker

Haynes, Joseph Co K – 28 Virginia Infantry – CSA Marker

Haynes, Joseph can’t make out what is on stone

Dollman, John L. CSA Marker – can’t make out

Linkenhoker stone can’t make out

Footstone

Young, Jacob P. 1868 – 1937

Young may be a footstone

Mason, Gilbert C. November 22, 1868 – November 10, 1941

Mason, Mrs. Nannie P. November 11, 1842 – June 30, 1906 Wife of Rev. E T. Mason

Mason, Rev. E. T. November 18, 1836 – August 12, 1924 “A Preacher and a Teacher for 50 years”

Can’t read

Can’t read except death date October 10, 1895

Can’t read

Can’t read

Can’t read

Young, can’t read rest

Possible unmarked grave plot of grass

Bierly, Samuel D. ? October 3, 1844 – December 27, 1892 (Can’t make out info on stone – name and dates from Botetourt Cemetery Book # 2 by Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan)

Broken stone can’t read

Bierly, David May 16, 1814 – June 7, 1880 [Can’t make out stone from picture, info from Botetourt Cemetery Book # 2]

Williams, Mollie August 29, 1849 – November 11, 1883 Daughter of David and Ann Williams

stone off base can’t read it

unfocused picture – can’t make out

Williams, David December 25, 1814 – December 25, 1893

Can’t read stone

Welch, Pvt. Lewis J. 1849 – 1920 Co F. – 7 Virginia Calvary – CSA

Welch, L. J. 1849 – September 27, 1920 & Welch, S.F. March 7, 1855 – October 29, 1936

Jones, John Edward September 18, 1874 – April 26, 1964

Meadows, Mary K. March 1, 1878 – August 9, 1956

Kessler, William C. March 24, 1888 – March 25, 1948 & Kessler, Ethel C. December 4, 1891 – February 19, 1974

Kessler, Mattie Danville January 30, 1856 – January 16, 1929 “Mother in Memory”

Kessler, Peter December 25, 1853 – December 5, 1922

another view of Mattie Daniel Kessler’s stone

Can’t read

Linkenhoker, Patton B. 1880 – 1977 & Linkenhoker, Fannie W. 1888 – 1970

Can’t readCould only make out "Mar 16, 185? Feb 16, ????

Wilson, Sgt. Charles W. Kains Co. Tenn L. T. Arty – CSA

Linkenhoker, Mary May May 14, 1920 – September 29, 1937

Linkenhoker, Mary Catherine March 12, 1876 – May 26, 1958

Linkenhoker, Jenetta Belle January 7, 1862 – September 22, 1908

Linkenhoker, Isaac Wesley September 22, 1871 – April 12, 1951

Linkenhoker, Can’t read stone

Hammit, Kate Anna April 2, 1859 – December 4, 1944 “She made home happy”

Hammit, J. Frank July 31, 1845 – November 8, 1890 Age 45 years 3 months and 8 days

Dollman, W. J. Douthat’s Co. – VA Lt. Arty – CSA

Thrasher, John Quincy Adams January 25, 1825 – June 22, 1902 Co C – 2 VA Cav. – CSA

Looks like Webber ?MARY WEBBER DUNN Wife of John W. Feb 3,1860 Sep 22. 1883

Can’t read

Young, Isaac Died July 4, 1887 – aged 76 years

can’t read

Young, John H. September 20, 181 – October 28, 1910

Rader, Charles W. 1857 – 1932 “Father”

can’t make out

Rader, Hugh Atlee June 7, 1887 – March 7, 1942 & Rader, Hilda Thrasher – December 10, 1889 – August 18, 1968

Young, Minnie A. June 25, 1881 – October 6, 1953

Can’t make out

Thrasher, R.A. December 23, 1882 – April 26, 1934 [Homemade Marker]

Thrasher, Atwell T. May 13, 1891 – November 16, 1961 Virginia – Cpl. U. S. Army – World War I

Huffman, John A. November 12, 1839 – December 21, 1917

Lipes, Margie H. September 4, 1872 – August 29, 1961 & Lipes, Maggie M. December 10, 1894 – June 6, 1976

Dill, William Otho February 27, 1873 – November 3, 1964

Dill, John August 7, 1835 – September 30, 1914 & Dill, Eliza J. October 12, 1834 – September 19, 1912

Thrasher, Clarence S. 1894 – 1945

can’t read

Miller, Janet Louise July 4, 1911 – September 17, 1911

Miller, Annie Louise January 8, 1880 – February 20, 1948

Miller, William Roy June 3, 1904 – February 20, 1963 Son of C. L. and Annie Miller

Crawford, Ruby Clark February 24, 1909 – June 13, 1935 “Mother” In Loving Memory

Childress, Oscar E. February 26, 1916 – July 27, 1948

Thrasher, Skilleon P. 1903 – 1926

Reynolds, Alice Camper March 7, 1871 – March 25, 1944 “Mother” [Homemade Marker]

Reynolds, Joseph A. May 19, 1867 – November 17, 1942

Reynolds, Roy A. June 21, 1900 – June 15, 1917 “God defends the right”

Irvine, Lawrence Lee, II 1924 – 1978 August 11, 1924 October 4, 1978 md to Virginia s/o Lawrence Irvine & Hazel Reynolds Mays SM2 – U. S. Navy – World War II

Welch, Gladys E. 1896 – 1981 & Welch, Franklin 1938 (only date) Welch, Can’t see name or dates

Falls, Lottie C. March 24, 1894 – February 4, 1981 (half of a double stone)

Spangler, Louise Alena Welch September 7, 1904 December 3, 1977 w/o Bernard A. Spangler d/o Frank Curtis Welch & Nora Lee Barger

Green, M. Nathaniel May 16, 1856 – January 23, 1951 & Green, Sarah Jane October 23, 1868 – August 22, 1937

West, Oscar Duvall July 27, 1889 – September 15, 1918 & West, Vada A. can’t read her side of stone

Camper, James F., Jr. June 28, 1911 – April 6, 1968

Camper, James F. 1869 – 1929 & Camper, Rosa L. 1873 – 1942 Obit printed Thursday November 26, 1942 Fincastle Herald as follows: Mrs. Rosa Thrasher Camper 69, widow of the late James F. Camper of Buchanan died at her home Monday. She is survived by ten children and 25 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Copp's church at Springwood Wednesday at 11 AM. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Camper, Harold Willis January 14, 1919 – May 9, 1998 Beloved husband of Eva Johnson Camper

Camper, Child of J. F. & R. A. Camper – no dates

Camper, Mary Lois January 9, 1908 – February 8, 1908 Daughter of James F. & Rosa A. Camper

Camper, Alice May January 8, 1908 – January 28, 1908 Daughter of James F. & Rosa A. Camper

Finch, Cornelius B. March 30, 1844 – April 21, 1934 & Finch, Ariadne S. December 20, 1873 – March 23, 1956

View of Cemetery & Side of church

View of corner of cemetery

View of Mountains

View of front of church

view of side of church and parking lot

View of cemetery from parking lot

Rock with “To Cultivate a garden is to walk with God”

View of Route 680 sign

View of Copps Hill Road sign

View of Welcome to Springwood Baptist Church sign

another view of Springwood Baptist Church sign

can’t make out

Obenshain, Mary L. Webber July 14, 1885 – April 22, 1955 d/o Joseph L. Linkenhoker & Fannie S. Dollman & Obenshain, Burton Crawford – December 31,1859 – January 24, 1941

Hammit, Millie 1857 – 1942

Brewbaker, Lillian Thrasher September 20, 1886 – May 29, 1929 “Mother”

Brewbaker, Edmond Barnett March 19, 1883 – March 27, 1963 “Father”

Peery, Ida Rule 1878 – 1944 & Wife of Benjamin L. Peery

Peery, Benjamin L. 1878 1955 [Benjamin Peery also has a Funeral Home Marker]

View of Church

Brewbaker, Capt. William September 13, 1832 – January 21, 1919 & Brewbaker, Teresa Roberta December 25, 1840 – July 17, 1917

Harlow, Rosa Lee (no dates) aged 6 weeks “Budded on earth – to bloom in Heaven”

Harlow, Joseph W., Jr. August 2, 1900 – November 21, 1919 “His memory is blessed”

Lipes, S. F. June 5, 1851 – June 4, 1899

Confederate Cross

Hayth, Lt. E. P. January 25, 1837 – March 20, 1893 (Edmond Pendleton Hayth)

Hayth, Ella N. February 16, 1847 – December 26, 1899 Wife of Edmond Pendleton Hayth

Footstone & Confederate Cross

Hayth, A. M. February 5, 1833 – July 10, 1914 & { Archilles Moorman Hayth, Jr.) Hayth, Emma D. (Scott) May 29, 1842 – April 7, 1904

Close up of A. M. Hayth’s stone

Close up of Emma D. Hayth’s stone

Hayth, Woodville Vincent March 5, 1869 – July 4, 1941

Hayth, G. E. May 4, 1862 – November 21, 1949 & {George Edward Hayth} Hayth, Mary A. October 8, 1874 – December 28, 1928 “Sinners saved by Grace”

Hayth, Akillious P. July 25, 1876 – June 25, 1948 “Death’s only a dream” - (one half of a double stone)

Hayth, Carrie Elma Slusser September 18, 1885 – September 9, 1929

Hayth, Wm. P. April 7, 1901 – April 25, 1946

Hayth, Herbert R. February 4, 1899 – July 26, 1949 & Hayth, Celia L. H. August 27, 1902 – February 17, 1983 Married – December 22, 1923

Cahoon, Ella A. Died March 15, 1905 Daughter of H. C. & C. T. Cahoon

Hayth, Nannie Lee November 9, 1865 – February 15, 1944 “Mother”

Lipes, Mattie H. August 15, 1855 – April 27, 1892 & Lipes, Christopher – October 5, 1849 – December 25, 1921

Can’t make out

Strauss, Sue Dove March 13, 1872 – September 6, 1904

Close up of Sue Dove Strauss stone

Tall stone can’t make out

Tall stone can’t make out

Young stone

Young, Carlton Cass 1850 – 1924

Young, Harriet Judith 1842 – 1923

Young, Lewis Branson 1878 – 1882

Stone can’t make out

Small Stone perhaps a footstone

Another small stone

Rock Marker

Perhaps same Rock

Headstone sinking into the ground

Unknown Grave Stone

Broken marker can’t make out

footstone

another stone sinking into the ground Young

another stone can’t make out

another broken marker

small marker sinking

Small marker can’t make out

David E Young son of Sam'l & Rebecca Young Died Oct 17, 1857 aged 23y [7] mos 23 dys; (according to the 1900 census his mother had 4 children and 3 werre living He was not listed in this census)

Footstone

Young, Jacob 22 July 1811 24 April 1861

another footstone

Young, Sarah Elizabeth March 10, 1825 – August 2, 1873 Wife of Andrew J. Young

Footstone with M. V. R.

Stone beside a cut down bush

Almost buried Stone inside a cut down bush

Booze, Sarah A. October 15, 1836 – October 9, 1876

Austin, Mollie Dillon February 20, 1884 September 29, 1950 w/o Emmett K. Austin d/o James Dillon & Landonia Barger

Fix, Emmet Greenlee December 3, 1919 January 19, 1956 h/o Lula Belle Austin s/o George W. Fix & Vennie Mauger

Sink, Charles Stewart, Jr. October 27, 1953 December 3, 1953 s/o Charles Stewart Sink & Margart Austin

In trying to type the information on these photo’s I did use the Botetourt Cemetery Book # 2 – by Rena Worthen and Margaette Tynan.

I have tried to get the information as good as possible – Please forgive any mistakes – and should you find a mistake please email either Rena or Steve.

Thank You