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Prince William County
Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Prince William County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Near Manassas Manassas Cemetery
  • Quantico Quantico National Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Prince William County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William Grayson (1736-1790) — of Virginia. Born in Prince William County, Va., 1736. Lawyer; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1784-85, 1788; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1785-87; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1789-90; died in office 1790. Died in Dumfries, Prince William County, Va., March 12, 1790 (age about 53 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Grayson (1684-1757) and Susannah (Monroe) Grayson (1695-1752); married to Eleanor Smallwood (1744-1789); father of Alfred William Grayson; uncle of Alexander Dalrymple Orr and Beverly Robinson Grayson; grandfather of William Grayson Carter; second great-grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953); second great-granduncle of John Brady Grayson; first cousin thrice removed of John Strother Pendleton and Albert Gallatin Pendleton; first cousin five times removed of Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Grayson counties in Ky. and Va. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Manassas Cemetery
    Near Manassas, Prince William County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Elisha Edward Meredith (1848-1900) — also known as Elisha E. Meredith — of Brentsville, Prince William County, Va. Born in Alabama, 1848. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Virginia 8th District, 1891-97. Died in 1900 (age about 52 years). Interment at Manassas Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Quantico National Cemetery
    Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Eugene Atkinson (1920-2001) — also known as Harry E. Atkinson — of Newport News, Va. Born in Virginia, February 6, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; mayor of Newport News, Va., 1974-76. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Moose; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Newport News, Va., June 30, 2001 (age 81 years, 144 days). Interment at Quantico National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Atkinson and Lucille Atkinson.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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