Gatewood Family Cemetery

Location
Gatewood Farm Road
Ruther Glen, Caroline County, Virginia, 22546 USA Add to Map
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*** This cemetery is likely on private property. Do not enter the property without the express permission of the owners. ***

Located south of Bowling Green off Richmond Highway (U.S. Route 2) onto Burruss' Mill Road (Route 654) 1.6 miles to intersection with McBryant Road (Route 655), Moore's Mill Road (Route 654) and Gatewood Farm Road. Left onto Gatewood Farm Road 0.6 miles to site at the end of the road.

This place was originally the Old Chapman Place. It was purchased June 15, 1869 from Nathaniel and Martha E. Tiller, who purchased it from John Ware, who bought it from Robert Chapman.

The cemetery is on the right side of the road and is approximately 65 yards wide by 30 yards deep. There is a large oak tree in the left section of the cemetery. Across the road from the family cemetery is the pet cemetery, marked by field stones.

Source: "Cemeteries of Caroline County, Virginia, Volume 3 - Private Cemeteries," page 77, compiled by Herbert Ridgeway Collins (Heritage Books, Inc., 1998)

  • Added: 20 Feb 2016
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