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Oak Grove Cemetery
Oak Grove Cemetery

From New Castle go north on Route 311 towards Paint Bank, go about 4 miles and come to County Route 658, turn left and go until you come to a brick ranch style house on the right. This is the first house you will come to on route 658. The cemetery is on private property and the owner is Cecil Flinchum. He will be more than glad to direct you to the cemetery.

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Jacob ElmoreJacob Elmore married Julia Ann Britts on September 18, 1851 in Craig County, Va.

Jacob Elmore - born 1825 - death unknown - son of James Elmore & Milla Gant, married on 15 September 1851 to Julia Ann Britts, born 1832 - no death date, daughter of William Britts and Sarah Damewood. Information provided by Stephen A. Taylor

Julia Ann Elmorenee. Britts; I did not find the parents of Julia

Fannie Tucker Elmore1858 - 1938; Fannie is the d/o William Tucker

William Oscar Tucker - Born 16 Mar 1853 - died 21 Mar 1926, a son of Jacob & Julia Ann Britts Elmore. Married 22 Jan 1878 to Fannie Susan Tucker - born 14 Apr 1858 - died 22 Mar 1938 - daughter of William Henry Tucker & Selina Crawford. Information provided by Stephen A. Taylor

William Oscar Elmore1853 - 1926; William married Fannie Tucker on Janurary 22, 1878 in Craig County, Va.

Taken from Abstracts:
Elmore, W. O., died at home in Craig County on March 21, 1926, age 73 years 0 months and 5 days; buried Oak Grove Church Cemetery. Survivors: Widow, nee Susan Tucker; 5 daughters and 4 sons, including Jacob of New Castle.

Elmore, Fannie S., widow of Oscar W., born April 14, 1855 - died March 22, 1938, age 82 years 11 months 8 days -died at home of daughter, Mrs. Frank Scott; funeral at Oak Grove Church. Survivors: nine children: Max O., J. C., L. C., Mrs. Frank Scott, Mrs. Alfred Caldwell - all of New Castle; Mrs. C. E. Locke - Clifton Forge; Mrs. J. B. Robertson - Troutville; Mrs. W. C. Dunbar - Dorr, WV. (9th not named) - three brothers and one sister.

Information provided by Stephen A. Taylor.