Pittsylvania County, VA
Tucker/Lumpkin Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, VA
Location: Iris Lane (Rt. 740), north of the New Testament Baptist Church
(Cemetery is not on the church property), Pittsylvania Co, VA
Latitude: 36° 38.216’ Longitude: 79° 24.394’
In a Pittsylvania Co, VA Clerk of Court Map Book, we found a plot of a
Lumpkin Estate, (which was once owned by Joseph B. LUMPKIN) which is
basically located just outside the Danville corporate limit between VA 740
and VA 742, just south of VA 743.
We found the New Testament Baptist Church on VA 740, with open land behind
it. Located in woods to the north of that church, we found the family
graveyard that had been referred to in the Will of the G. M. Tucker,
Pittsylvania Co, VA who left the $1000 to put the monument in the Tucker
graveyard. It was covered up in briars and trees, as it has not been cared
for in many years. We have cleared the cemetery of the briars and trash, and
plan to go back again to care for it.
The cemetery is also mentioned in a deed beween Hosea E. Wilson and Ronald
J. Thompson, for Lot 12 of the Hosea E. Wilson subdivision, sect 151 E.
Notes are enclosed in [ ].
The following markers are there:
1. TUCKER: To the Memory of Capt. William
D. (Tucker) and his wife Cynthia
2. Walter L. Tucker
[b. abt 1853; son of William D. and Cynthia Whitlow Tucker; husband of
Analiza HARVEY; father of Annie Pearl Tucker THOMAS, Raymond P. TUCKER,
Wallace Upton TUCKER, Walter L. TUCKER, Edna Tucker BRIDGES, Kate TUCKER]
3. Cynthia Whitlow Tucker
[b. abt 1824-27 VA; daughter of William and Sarah Pope Walker Whitlow]
4. William D. Tucker
[b. Abt 1825 VA, d. bef Nov 1871, son of William and Mariah Tucker]
5. Ninna D. Tucker
[b. Abt 1864 VA; daughter of William D. and Cynthia Whitlow Tucker;
6. Otis R. Tucker
[b. Abt 1852, d. Bef 10 Sep 1912 Danville, VA; son of William D. and Cynthia Whitlow Tucker]
7. Frank C. Lumpkin
31 Aug 1907- 16 May 1909
8. Unknown – Rough marker
9. Unknown – Rough marker
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