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Abingdon Negro Cemetery

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Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Black_Heritage African-American
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The African American Cemetery contains 134 marked graves and possibly several hundred more unmarked graves. At the time of burial, the undertaker placed a small metal markers, but these have disappeared over the years.

Global Cemeteries Project
... ... ... is buried in Abingdon_Negro_Cemetery.

Interred

  • Martha Bencher (1851-1908)
  • Della Washington Boyd (1868-1927)
  • Landon Boyd (1838-1899)
  • Washington Boyd (1820-1890)
  • Lucy Longley Nicholas (1870-1944)
  • Joe Nowlin (unkn-unkn)
  • B. H. Plant (unkn-unkn)
  • John A Rangher (unkn-unkn)
  • Unknown (1881-1927)

Research Notes

The FindAGrave record for this cemetery has been deleted, so the list of interred above is no longer valid. Harden-1880 05:26, 17 November 2023 (UTC)

Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2594691/abingdon-negro-cemetery - Abingdon Negro Cemetery

https://visitabingdonvirginia.com/highlights/uncovering-abingdons-black-history-famous-figures-from-abingdons-past - Uncovering Abingdon's black history: famous figures from Abingdon's past





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