Joseph Wyche Family Cemetery
Notes:Located on the west side of Triplet Rd. (Route 672), approx. 1 mi. south of Benton Rd. (Route 602), behind a home with the address of 2777 Triplet Rd., Triplet, VA 23868. It is approx. 30 ft x 40 ft and has a row of tall boxwoods across the back.
Latitude:36º 35' 52.4" N   (36.597889)
Longitude:77º 45' 54.8" W   (-77.765222)
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On Sunday, February 3, 2008, members of The Old Brunswick Camp # 512 - SCV cleared and restored this severly overgrown cemetery and installed government headstones for three CSA veterans: Rebecca Ann Wyche's husband, Pvt. Jesse Albert Taylor, and her brothers Pvt. James Watkins Wyche and Pvt. William Peter Wyche.
Although Rebecca and Jesse are buried here, her brothers were killed at the Battle of Manassas and are likely buried on the battlefield.
Present were Mrs. Nora Short of Richmond, VA, and Mrs. Barbara Yeatts of Emporia, VA, great-grandaughters of Pvt. Jesse Albert Taylor. They provided the information on all the other family members who are buried here, which had been passed down through several generations of their family.

Pvt. Jesse Albert Taylor30 Oct 1836 —21 Sep 1886CO F
12 VA INF
CSA
Jesse Taylor married Rebecca Ann Wyche, a daughter of Joseph Wyche, CWS f BCV, p. 542.

Pvt. James Watkins Wyche10 May 1844 —30 Aug 1862In memory of
2d CO I
12 VA INF
CSA
See CWS f BCV, pp. 644-45.

Pvt. William Peter Wyche31 Dec 1841 —1 Jul 1862In memory of
CO F
5 VA INF
CSA
See CWS f BCV, p. 645.
 
Although the following individuals are known to be buried here, no stones remain. Dates of birth and death have been derived from family records. Joseph Wyche and Margaret A.E. Harris listed below were the parents of the five Wyche children and the grand-parents of William Taylor buried here, CWS f BCV, pp. 542-43, 644-45.

Joseph E. Wyche1816 —28 Dec 1892

Margaret A.E. Harris Wyche24 Jan 1817 —2 Apr 1883
Notes: Joseph Wyche married Margaret A.E. Harris 1 June 1836., BCVM, p. 148.

Robert Henry Wyche11 May 1837 —19 May 1862

Joseph Beville Wyche16 Mar 1849 —9 Jul 1864

George Ira Wyche24 May 1852 —17 Sep 1863

Matthew Harris Wyche13 Mar 1856 —5 May 1863

Rebecca Ann Wyche Taylor2 Oct 1839 —21 Jun 1917

William Peter Taylor20 Apr 1867 —18 May 1871

 

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