Gunn Family Cemetery (Fort Pickett B-25)

Location
Fort Pickett (on base, access restricted, GPS not permitted)
Blackstone, Nottoway County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Search Gunn Family Cemetery (Fort Pickett B-25):

"This family cemetery was one of two (see Palmer Cemetery) located between Compass Trail and Garnett Avenue within Fort Pickett's cantonment area in what was Tract B-25
owned by the Joseph Palmer Estate in 1944 (Table 1 and Figure 1). Both are marked as "relocated" on the 1944 map and one (Gunn Burial Plot) is included on Godburn's list of
cemeteries relocated to Butterwood Church where 26 individuals are listed: Ann G. Spain and 25 Unknown individuals (Godburn 1977: G-2). It cannot be determined which cemetery is the "Gunn Burial Plot" on the relocation list so it is possible that both may have been moved to Butterwood or that one was moved to Gills Bridge Road. There is no mention of a "Gunn" or "Palmer" cemetery in the burial relocation information collected from the metal markers at Gills Bridge (see Table 5). The location of this
cemetery had not been verified at the time of this survey."

Source;
Fort Pickett Historic Cemeteries
Brunswick, Dinwiddie & Nottoway Counties, Virginia
Fort Pickett Cultural Resource Management Project 2005.06
Prepared by;
Conservation Management Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Cultural Resources Program
200 W 10th St, Pickett Park, Blackstone, VA 23824
Author: James G. Parker - February 2007

Works referenced by:
Beverly A. Boyko, Wayne C.J. Boyko & Katherine E. Sutton; Terry Clouthier; Doug Colebum; Pamela Hurak; Clifton A. Huston, Charles M. Downing & Anne S. Beckett; Mary Cecilia Godburn; Matthew Laird; Michelle MacCarthy; Carol D. Tyrer, Jen Green & Matthew Laird; Len Winter, Brad Botwick & Debra A. McClane; Wayne Stith; Isham E. Hargrave.

***AVAILABLE at the Brunswick, Dinwiddie & Nottoway County Public Libraries

  • Added: 31 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2368251