Wilkins-Jones-Peterson Family Cemetery
Notes:Located on the west side of Sturgeon Rd. (Route 630), approx. 1 mi. north of Persimmon Hill Rd. (Route 682). It sits approx. 200 yd. from the road and 4 of the stones are enclosed with a chain link fence.
Latitude:36º 52' 14.5" N   (36.870694)
Longitude:77º 47' 1.5" W   (-77.783750)
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John L. Wilkins21 Oct 1768 —23 Nov 1850Sacred to the memory of
John L. Wilkins
Born on the 21st day of October, A.D. 1768
Married to Catharine Stith, 21st October A.D. 1790
who departed this life on the
23rd day of Nov. A.D. 1850
The Wilkins family intermarried with the Brodnax family of Brunswick County, CWS f BCV, p. 82. Notes: John Limbrey Wilkins made a bond to marry Katherine Stith in Brunswick County 20 October 1768.

Katharine Wilkins —3 Apr 1835Sacred to the memory of
Katharine
Wife of John L. Wilkins
Died April 3, 1835
Aged
69 yr. 7 mos. 7 dy.
Notes: Could not read entire year of death, but is known to be 1835 from other sources. Katherine Stith (27 Aug 1767 - 3 Apr 1835) was the daughter of Drury Stith and Elizabeth (Jones) Eldridge. See Southside Virginia Genealogies (Pritchett), p. 2973.

Mary E. Jones6 Jun 1877 —3 Apr 1914Departed this life
Thy trials are over
Thy rest is won
Daughter of J.J. and Margaret Jones, CWS f BCV, pp. 287-88.

John J. Jones22 Sep 1843 —12 Jul 1918A friend to his country
and a believer in Christ
Margaret Short Jones27 Apr 1847 —9 Dec 1923Precious in the sight of the Lord
is the death of His saints
Sgt. John James Jones married Margaret J. Short, CWS f BCV, pp. 287-88.

Martha A. Jones17 Aug 1847 —28 May 1919Blessed are the dead
which die in the Lord
Martha A.T. Jones, sister of John J. Jones, CWS f BCV, p. 287.
 
These Petersons are African-American.

Wanda Loretta Peterson9 Apr 1971 —12 Jun 1994

Dora M. Peterson12 May 1921 —20 Oct 2002

Joseph Peterson9 Apr 1919 —30 Nov 2007

 

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