also known as White Cemetery by some locals
Washington County, Virginia, USA
Cemetery transcription and all photos
by Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan, June 2007
possible obstacles at this location:
Note: We are using the
name "Crabtree Cemetery" to be consistent
with the well-known book "High on a Windy Hill" by Catherine
Each person noted in Crabtree Cemetery in this book is listed below.
If we were able to find their tombstone, there is an icon
to the right of their name.
Directions: From Abingdon, Virginia go northwest
approximately 5 miles
on Highway 19 to Rich Valley Road/700, then turn left (west) and go
approximately 3.3 miles to Smith Creek Road.
Turn right on Smith Creek Road and follow it as it meanders north,
then west, approximately 4.6 miles. You will see Centenary Church,
which is marked and also has a sign.
The cemetery is across the road from the church - on private property -
beside the barn at this location (owned by Joe Hobbs in 2007).
Ask for permission to access the cemetery.
Coordinates: N 36.748171° W 82.160669°
This small, rural cemetery is comprised of approximately 13
It is located on hilly land in a cow pasture, and is in very poor
Click on the icon
to the right of each name to view tombstone photos.
Please note the asterisks*
after various names throughout the index.
The * signifies
that this particular person appears on our personal genealogy website, and is
connected to our family. A great deal of information might be contained on our
website for those particular people. This website can be reached by going
to the following site: andis.azboman.net
Barnes, Evermont E
Crabtree, Carrie Elizabeth
Crabtree, James Layne
Crabtree, Jerry G
Crabtree, John T
Crabtree, Robert Craig: 1853 - 1933;
Son of Zachariah and Caroline W. Crabtree
Crabtree, Victoria Boyd
Phillips, _ H: 31 Mar 1841 - 8 Dec 1864
(per family, this is Thomas H Phillips)
William Franklin (unmarked) *
born 13 Jun 1876 VA; died 19 Dec 1919 Kinderhook Dist, Washington, VA;
cause of death: "chest mashed by log rolling over him"; son of Henry
White and Mary Dickenson (Dickerson on death record)
Mrs Henry Clay
(Mary Jane Dickenson)
various fieldstones and illegible markers
listed in "High on a Windy Hill" index