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Lee County
Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lee County

Index to Locations

  • Unknown location
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Blackwater Robinette Family Cemetery
  • Ewing Richmond Cemetery
  • Jonesville Hill Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Lee County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Moses Cockrell (1767-1800) — of Lee County, Va. Born in Augusta County, Va., 1767. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1799-1800. Dreamed one night that there was a white otter down in his salt well; in the morning, he had himself lowered into the well in a basket; the basket broke, and he fell to his death, or perhaps drowned, in Lee County, Va., 1800 (age about 33 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Simon Cockrell and Mary Magdalene (Vardeman) Cockrell (1752-1819); married to Barthenia Chadwell (1775-1848); uncle by marriage of Jeremiah Weldon South; uncle of Elisha Logan Cockrell, Harrison Cockrill, Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; granduncle of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell; great-granduncle of Egbert Railey Cockrell and James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944).
      Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Private or family graveyard
    Lee County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Campbell Slemp (1839-1907) — of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va. Born in Virginia, 1839. Republican. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1903-07; died in office 1907; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Died in 1907 (age about 68 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Father of Campbell Bascom Slemp (1870-1943).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Robinette Family Cemetery
    Blackwater, Lee County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Lloyd Mileham Robinette (1881-1951) — also known as Lloyd M. Robinette — of Jonesville, Lee County, Va. Born in Blackwater, Lee County, Va., March 26, 1881. Member of Virginia state senate 16th District, 1932-51. Died November 2, 1951 (age 70 years, 221 days). Interment at Robinette Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel R. Robinette (1839-1926) and Narcissus (Lindsey) Robinette (1850-1892).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Richmond Cemetery
    Ewing, Lee County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Bacon Fugate (1899-1980) — also known as Thomas B. Fugate — of Lee County, Va. Born near Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tenn., April 10, 1899. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1928-30; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 16th District, 1945; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1949-53. Member, Farm Bureau. Died in Ewing, Lee County, Va., September 22, 1980 (age 81 years, 165 days). Interment at Richmond Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hill Cemetery
    Jonesville, Lee County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Auburn Lorenzo Pridemore (1837-1900) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, 1837. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1877-79. Died in 1900 (age about 63 years). Interment at Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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