Jones - Powell - Hamlin - Peace - Hurt Family Cemetery
Notes:Located on Fort Pickett off an unnamed dirt road running perpendicular to Jeb Stuart Road approx. 118 meters north of the intersection of Jeb Stuart Rd. (Route 645). The cemetery is well maintained but not in use and is surrounded by a barbed wire fence approx. 17 by 50 meters in size. FPHC, pp. 16-22, FPVC, pp. 9-10.

GPS Coordinates needed.
 
The first recorded burial here is an infant daughter of James L. Powell in 1865, suggesting it was first a Powell family cemetery. Powell's wife was Cornelia Peace whose unmarried brother John and sister Christiana are also here.
Not until the late 19th Century were Jones interred here, presumably because they purchased the farm on which the cemetery resided.
They were possibly connected with Mary Ann Elizabeth Jones, mother of Cornelia, Christiana, and John Peace.

HAMLIN
V. Emily Jones Hamlin8 Oct 1828 —28 Sep 1888Blessed are the pure in heart
For they shall see God
William C. Hamlin21 Mar 1821 —24 Jan 1902

Mary Scott Hamlin Marshall3 Dec 1852 —9 Aug 1880Our beloved sister
wife of R.T. Marshall
Though thou art gone
Fond memory clings to the
Jennie
Notes: Foot stone MSHM

J. Luther Powell Co E
9 VA Cal
CSA
Pvt. James Luther Powell whose wife, Cornelia E. Peace, sister of John R. Peace, is said to be buried here also, CWS f BCV, p. 443.

22 Sep 1878 —10 Oct 1878Infant
daughter of
J.L. & C.E. Powell

Samuel Ashton Powell30 Dec 1865 —27 Jan 1868son of
J.L. & C.E. Powell
See CWS f BCV, p. 443.

Lizzie Mason Powell18 Sep 1864 —22 Feb 1865daughter of
J.L. & C.E. Powell
See CWS f BCV, p. 443.

Mary Powell Hurt4 Jul 1878 —12 Oct 1903
Mary Blackwell Powell married Waverly Hurt, CWS f BCV, p. 443.

John Richard Peace22 Dec 1846 —12 Dec 1894Resting in hope of a glorious
Resurrection
Thou wort beloved, none now have
None here could well know how well
And hearts sincere and ----
Will ever love thee still
Pvt. John Richard Peace, CWS f BCV, p. 420.

C. Ridley Peace10 Oct 1844 —28 Nov 1892Our loved one
She hath done what she could
She is not dead but sleepeth
Presumably J.R. Peace's sister, Christiana R. Peace, CWS f BCV, p. 420.

James William Jones4 May 1838 —23 Jul 1906
Notes: Long inscription follows

William Herbert Jones22 Feb 1877 —18 Jan 1899The Lord is my shepherd
I shall not want
 
According to Civil War Soldiers from Brunswick County, Virginia, Pvt. Benjamin Stephen Jones and his wife, Rebecca Angelina Browder, are buried here, although we cannot connect them with the Jones family who later owned the land, CWS f BCV, p. 282.

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