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Scott County, Virginia
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Head-Benton Cemetery
Limestone Valley Road
GPS: 36.614-N
          82.862-W
Site Visit by Louella B. Benton & Family
Submitted by Wes Bell

 

Head - Benton Cemetery

Plum Grove ( a District of Scott County) #18

(Commonly Referred to as Grit Hill or as Sloan Town Community)

(Access via County Highway 626 - Limestone Valley Rd.

GPS is estimated as 36.614,-82.862 +or- 2,500 feet per Peterson Cemetery Book, Vol 3. Page 22, Illustrated Maps)

 

DANIEL BLEDSOE, 1875 - 1957

(Husband of Phoeban Ann Jones, also spelled Phoebia Jones)

WILLIAM WHEELER BENTON, Nov 19, 1853 - Nov 28, 1944

(Husband of Louemma D. Benton)

LUDEMA D. (Darnell) BENTON, Nov 9, 1853 - June 2, 1926

(Wife of William W. Benton)

(Spelling of her name most commonly used throughout her life was Louemma Darnell Benton.)

JAMES WESLEY BENTON, 1874 - 1957

(Son of William W. and Louemma D. Benton)

(Brother of Belle Benton Smith)

(Husband of Mary Ann Falin)

BETTY LOU JONES, 1941 - 1944

(Dau. of Jesse & Bertha Head Jones)

GENERAL L. HEAD, July 11, 1879 - Nov 26, 1964

(Husband of Martha Benton Head)

(Social Security reports his d.o.b. as July 1, 1879)

MARTHA BENTON HEAD, April 6, 1881 - Dec 19, 1953

(Wife of General L. Head)

EARL HEAD, 1915 - 1938

(Son of General and Martha Head)

(Dates of life cited as b. March 23, 1915,

& name cited was 'Charles Earl' Head)

(Twin to Elizabeth 'Lizzie' M. Head)

LIZZIE M. HEAD, Mar 23, 1915 - Dec 26, 1956

(Dau. of General and Martha Head)

(Twin to Charles Earl Head)

(Name listed as Elizabeth in Census records of the period)

JOHN CATRON HEAD, May 18, 1905 - May 12, 1969

(Son of General and Martha L. Head)

(Husband of Mary L. Head)

MARY L. (Lawson) HEAD, Jan 18, 1904 (- Oct 11, 1988)

(Wife of John Catron Head)

R. B. (RALEIGH) HEAD, Oct 15, 1904 - July 12, 1928

(Son of General and Martha Head)

(Husband of Vernia (Lawson) Head)

 

ROY E. (Earl) HEAD, May 10, 1922 - April 30, 1951

(Son of John Catron and Mary Lawson Head, per his obit.)

MSGT, US Army, Missing In Action (MIA), Suan Bean Prison Camp, Korea. World War II Veteran.

LUTISHA R. (RHOTON) LANE, March 18, 1880 - Jan 24, 1968

(Wife of David Head "Doug" Lane)

(Father; Tivis D. Rhoton)

ANDY J. JONES, Aug 18, 1878 - Aug 26, 1968

(Son of Andrew and Mary Vanzant Jones)

(Given name may have been; Andrew Jackson Jones)

(Husband of Ida Florence Barnette Jones)

FLORENCE (BARNETTE)JONES, Nov 25, 1890 - 1973

(Dau. of George and Nancy Shupe Barnette)

(Foot marker states Born 1889)

(Given name was Ida Florence Barnette)

(Wife of Andy J. Jones, potentially his 2nd wife)

 

 

Source(s)

- Scott County Virginia Cemetery Records, Vol 3.

Compiled by Phyllis L. W. Peterson.

- Original information attributed to site visit of Eula Mae McNutt & son David McNutt, July 3, 1983.

- Updated site visit of Louella B. Benton and family, May 2012.

- Cemetery is maintained and is fenced as of 2012.

- This listing retyped w/annotations (from information searches, etc,) added by Wes Bell, June 30, 2012.

 

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