Divers Cemetery Franklin County, Va.
Submitted by Greg Divers

The cemetery is gated and was at one time maintained but has since grown over.  It is about 100 feet inside the woodline, and approximately 100 yards off the North side of Route 670, about a quarter mile East of crossroads and Robertson's store.
 
In this cemetery are 3 marked graves and 2 unmarked
 
Cora Cornelius Watkins Divers
b. March 15, 1860
d. December 6, 1895
she was the wife of Fleming Thomas Divers who we believe is buried in Roanoke.
 
John R. Divers  (father of Fleming Thomas Divers)
b. July 3, 1816
d. November 27, 1903
 
Nancy Ann Betz Divers (John's wife)
b. 1820
d. 1880
 
Nancy was the daughter of a Franklin County Physician
Dr. Abraham Betz
 
There are 2 unmarked graves that we speculate are those of John R. Divers' parents
 
William R. "Buck" Divers (son of Sarah Robertson)
b. 1784  d. 1887
and
Margaret Peggy Weaver  (d/o Jacob and Dority Weaver)
b. 1785  d.  1869
 
The cemetery was tended up until the 1970s by a man named Rawlings Divers who was the son of Cora.