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From: "Edna & Ken" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Will - John Comer
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 18:12:20 -0800
New River Notes for marriages in Wythe County, Va. shows the following.......
|Jonathan Comer||Rebecca Parsons||6/26/1820|
Note:This 1850 Va. census-
(Jonathan & Rebecca's oldest daughter Catherine was married)
19 572 572 Comer Jonathan 55 M . Farmer 300 VA . . . . . 20 572 572 Comer Rebecca 50 F . . . VA . . . . . 21 572 572 Comer Martha 16 F . . . VA . . . . . 22 572 572 Comer Stephen 19 M . Laborer . VA . . . . . 23 572 572 Comer John 24 M . Laborer . VA
Location: Flat Ridge
Directions: On north side of Rt 674 [Roberts Cove Rd], --- miles south of 601 [Flat Ridge Rd] junction.
GPS Coordinates: N36.7002 W81.3176
Surveyed by: Rodney Johnson, Donna Edwards
Comments: There are only two graves here with markers that have names. There are at least 13 more graves marked by fieldstones. The cemetery measures approx. 55 by 60 feet and is laid out in 6 rows. George Washington Parks is buried in the 3rd row near the center of the cemetery.
George Washington Parks married Catherine Comer on December 03, 1841.
George Washington Parks was in the Grayson Home Guards during Civil War.
Catherine Comer is said to a be the daughter of Johnathan R. and Rebecca Comer. John R. is the son of Richard Comer from Washington County, Va. 1850 Census by John Perry Alderman
118. Comer, John M. 54 H Farmer VA VA VA
(Wright) Elizabeth 44 W KH VA VA VA
Eli J. 18 S VA VA VA
John I. 15 S VA VA VA
Joseph F. 12 S VA VA VA
James 9 S VA VA VA
Rebecca 79 M VA VA VA
(Flem's oldest brother Steven T.nor his sisters listed in this census)
Flemuel married MYRTLE CEDELLA KEGLEY November 28, 1892 in Grayson County, Virginia (Source: Grayson County (VA) Marriage Records, Book 2.),daughter of DAVID KEGLEY and CHARLOTTE CLARK. She was born March 28, 1872 in Grayson County, Virginia (Source: (1) Maryland Death Certificate, Record No. 10972., (2) Tombstone, Comer Cemetery, Troutdale, VA.), and died October 10, 1937 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland (Source: (1) "Obituary; The Marion Democrat," Tues., Oct. 19, 1937, Troutdale, Va. Oct. 19th-----Mrs. Della Comer died at the home of her son in Pennsylvania,
Monday, and was brought here for burial in the Comer cemetery, Friday., (2) Maryland Death Certificate, Reg. No. 10972, MSA No. S1179. Certificate signed by Dr. Willard P. Hudson., (3) Tombstone,