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 RETURN TO THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY VAGENWEB HOME PAGE Locust Grove Cemetery - Charlotte Co., VA Submitted by Cecil M. Berkley - 18 Dec 1999 This cemetery is located in Charlotte Co Va about 50 yards on right pass the entrance of Red Hill, This cemetery is on the old Issac Watt Smith Sr farm now owned by the Red Hill Boys Home. Cemetery is in poor condition, but years back the Moore, Berkley and Jamerson families would clean the graves off each 4th of July Most of those people died and younger generation lost interest. Only one marker in this cemetery but known buried here are the following people. Some of this information from Ella Berkley Moore Bible was in the hands of Mrs Moore who lived at Cartersville Va. Surveryed by Cecil M Berkley Sr 1. Issac Watt Smith Sr 1760 - 1845 was a Revolutionary War Soldier 2. Sarah Hancock Smith died1812 wife of Issac W Smith Sr 3. John Douglas Smith born14 Apr 1804 died 18 Mar 1876 4. Frances Harrison Poindexter Smith “Frankie” born Nov 11, 1811 died 1886 wife of John D Smith 5. Publius Jones Berkley born Aug 12, 1834 died Jan 4,1915 has C S A - marker 6. Sarah “Sally” Smith Berkley born 1837 died Aug 12, 1885 wife of P J Berkley 7. Ella Emmit Berkley Moore born 1869 died 1928 wife of Jessie Lee Moore 8.Jessie Lee Moore born 1861 died 1926 From Ella Berkley Bible it was 3 small children buried here under the age of 5 Jessie, Luther, and John Also Jessie Moore had a sister buried here Aun`t Willie Moore Perhaps 25 unmarked graves in this cemetery. Publius Berkley was overseer at Red Hill for many years.