Crabtree Cemetery
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 Sanders McConnell.   
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 tombstones.
 It is located on hilly land in a cow pasture, and is in very poor shape.

Click on the icon to the right of each name to view tombstone photos.  

Please note the asterisks* after various names throughout the index.
* 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:

Barnes, Evermont E  

Crabtree, Carrie Elizabeth  

Crabtree, James Layne    

Crabtree, Jerry G  

Crabtree, John T  

* Crabtree, Kate Ferguson  

Crabtree, Robert Craig: 1853 - 1933; 
Son of Zachariah and Caroline W. Crabtree

Crabtree, Victoria Boyd  

* Dickenson, James B  

Phillips, _ H: 31 Mar 1841 - 8 Dec 1864
(per family, this is Thomas H Phillips)

Phillips, John   

Phillips, Nancy  

* White, 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)

* White, Henry Clay   *

* White, Mrs Henry Clay   *
(Mary Jane Dickenson) 

various fieldstones and illegible markers 

* not listed in "High on a Windy Hill" index






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Last updated December 28, 2012

Valerie Ann (Biberdorf) Boman and Debra (Larson) Branigan - 2007