John Alexander Orgain Family Cemetery
Located on the North side of Old Indian Road, approx. 0.7 miles west of Grandy Road. It is in a wooded area, approx. 250 ft east of a house with the address of 3977 Old Indian Road, Brodnax, VA.
Latitude:36º 47' 43.0" N   (36.795278)
Longitude:77º 57' 56.5" W   (-77.965694)
GNIS ID:1471948

John Alex. Orgain5 Apr 1816 —2 Jul 1880Our Dear Father
He sleeps in Jesus' blessed sleep
From which none ever wants to weep
John Alexander Orgain married Susan Jane Agnes Trotter, who is buried nearby. Children Henrietta Trotter, Amelia Ellen, Susan Agnes, and Franklin Meredith Orgain are here, too., CWS f BCV, p. 407.

Susan Jane Agnes Orgain24 Jul 1821 —Aug 31 1886Our Dear Mother
Her children will rise up and call her blessed

Henrietta Trotter Hall9 Dec 1846 —1 Nov 1882Thou wert beloved none ever knew
None here could know how well
And hearts sincere warm and true
Will ever love thee still.
Henrietta Trotter Orgain, daughter of John and Susan, married Robert Lawrence Hall and they were the parents of Amelia Trotter Hall and Henry Lawrence Hall, both of whom died young, CWS f BCV, p. 407.

Amelia Trotter Hall20 Dec 1881 —9 Nov 1882Budded on earth to bloom
in Heaven

Susan Agnes Orgain11 Mar 1850 —5 Feb 1885Jesus loves the pure and holy

Amelia Ellen Orgain15 Nov 1854 —1 Feb 1920Her work is finished our
Heavenly Father has called

Frank Meredith Orgain1853 —1927He is not dead, but
Franklin Meredith Orgain married Sally Vincent Hardy, CWS f BCV, p. 407.

Sallie Vincent Hardy Orgain17 Oct 1864 —10 May 1943None knew thee but
to love thee

Henry Lawrence Hall1 Aug 1879 —29 Jul 1892He shall gather the lambs
With his arm and ? ? ?
? ? ?

This somewhat overgrown cemetery, approx. 24 x 24 ft, is enclosed by a decorative iron fence. Nine headstones are here and no obvious evidence of any other graves.

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