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Gloucester County
Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Gloucester County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Gloucester Ware Church Cemetery
  • White Marsh Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Gloucester County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Coke, Jr. (1790-1851) — of Virginia. Born in Williamsburg, Va., November 16, 1790. U.S. Representative from Virginia 8th District, 1829-33. Died in Gloucester County, Va., March 13, 1851 (age 60 years, 117 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Uncle of Richard Coke (1829-1897).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Mann Page (1749-1781) — of Virginia. Born in Gloucester County, Va., 1749. Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1777. Died in 1781 (age about 32 years). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery, White Marsh, Va.
      Relatives: Brother of John Page (1743-1808).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Ware Church Cemetery
    Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898) — also known as William B. Taliaferro — of Gloucester County, Va. Born in Gloucester County, Va., December 28, 1822. Major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Gloucester County, 1850-53, 1874-79; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Member, Freemasons. Died in Gloucester County, Va., February 27, 1898 (age 75 years, 61 days). Interment at Ware Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frances (Booth) Taliaferro and Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro (1802-1877); married to Sally Yons (1828-1899); nephew of James Alexander Seddon (1815-1880).
      Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George P. DeHardit — of Gloucester, Gloucester County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952. Interment at Ware Church Cemetery.


    Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery
    White Marsh, Gloucester County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Mann Page (1749-1781) — of Virginia. Born in Gloucester County, Va., 1749. Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1777. Died in 1781 (age about 32 years). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Gloucester County, Va.; reinterment at Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Page (1743-1808).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Maryus Jones (1844-1923) — of Newport News, Va. Born in Gloucester County, Va., July 8, 1844. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Gloucester County Commonwealth Attorney; mayor of Newport News, Va., 1908-12. Baptist. Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died in Newport News, Va., January 26, 1923 (age 78 years, 202 days). Interment at Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Armistead Catlett (1850-1933).
      Epitaph: "For me, to live is Christ, to die is gain." (Philippians 1:21)
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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