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Martin V. Anderson Cemetery

From Jacksonburg Post Office, Rt. 20 Go South 1.3 miles, turn left, 0.1 mile make sharp right turn up the hill.  Go 0.1 mile and stop.  The cemetery is in the Briars and Weeds on the right.  This cemetery is in very bad condition.  No stones are left standing.  There may be more stones but I couldn't find them.  Most of these were buried with only a corner showing.  There is evidence of unmarked graves as I saw several field stones.  Read by Nora Hostutler 22 Jun 2007.  Additional information provided by Karen Hucko.

 

 

 

Name Born Died Comments
Anderson, Martin V.
  







 His wife
Lyda E. McIntyre
1863









1870
19__









1925
No death date on stone which has fallen on the ground.  He died 02/18/1939 per his death certificate. s/o Richard and Elizabeth Anderson.


d/o Luke & Sarah Lemasters McIntyre

Anderson, Bashty M. 19 Mar 1895 28 Oct 1895 7 mo/9 days, d/o M & LE-  Stone was laying on the ground partially covered with dirt.
Anderson, Custa Lee 17 Sep 1888 23 Jul 1923 Stone on ground.  Very hard to read.
d/o Martin & Lyda McIntyre Anderson
Musgrave, David S. - 18 May 1865 s/o James & Sarah
"Died in defense of his country."  age 23 yr? 4 days.  Stone was on the ground and partially buried under the dirt.
Musgrave, Sarah Ann - 26 Oct 1849 d/o James & Sarah West Musgrave
d/o J & SS,
age 17/1/9  Stone broken in two.  My first visit I only found the bottom half.  When I returned I located the top of the stone buried under the dirt.
Footstone initials V.M.A. - - There is a large base but no stone found.
Their is evidence of a grave near Martin's with a footstone that reads Father.

At one time there was a fence around the cemetery but it is no longer up and animals have been through the cemetery.  The footstone VMA I thought might belong to Martin but it is located a few feet to the left of the headstone.  I was told that years ago this land belonged to the Anderson's.  The property owner told me he didn't think anyone had been to the cemetery in about 50 years.