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|Dianne||Blue Ridge Cemeteries|
Thought you might be interested in the following....Reply from Roanoke Library/Virginia Room in response to questioning of the Blue Ridge Cemeteries:
Thanks for bringing us this question. Given what you're finding, I can see why there's some confusion!
Our research indicates that there are really four cemeteries here:
1. Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Botetourt County, VA
2. Blue Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Botetourt County, VA
3. Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke, VA (City of Roanoke)
4. Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Vinton, VA (Roanoke County)
It looks like the cemetery pages in FindAGrave with maps are correct. The questionable one, then, would be the Bedford County cemetery. According to the multi-volume set of Bedford County Virginia Cemeteries we have here in the Virginia Room, one of the four internments listed in the Bedford County cemetery on FindAGrave are actually in the Roanoke County one (Charles Webber.) In the book "Some Bedford County, VA Cemeteries, Vol. II" the Roanoke County cemetery is descibed as "located at 2410 Hardy Rd., Vinton, on the Bedford-Roanoke County line." I'd suggest that could be the issue.
Added by Dianne on Dec 13, 2013 9:40 AM