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RUTLEDGE FAMILY CEMETERY Submitted by Linda Lawson 15 Dec 1999 "linda lawson" Below is a listing of the names found on tombstones located in the Rutledge
Family Cemetery in Saxe, Va.. The cemetery is located on the farm purchased
by Richard, Lucresey, John, David, William, and Sarah Rutledge in 1793.
The farm remained in the possession of Rutledge Descendents until early
1990ís when all but the cemetery was sold. 1. BERTA F. WILSON SEPT. 2, 1920 ------------------ 2 CLARENCE W. WILSON DEC. 10, 1915 APR. 30, 1975 3. FLEM T. RUTLEDGE 1895 1969 4. MATTIE G. RUTLEDGE 1900 1966 5. EARL C. RUTLEDGE 1931 1946 6. FLOYD E. RUTLEDGE 1926 1926 7. WILLIAM HENRY WILSON JUNE 15, 1892 MAY 18, 1967 8. WILLIE EFFIE WILSON JAN. 9, 1894 APR. 17, 1962 9. GLADYS WILSON MAR. 11, 1927 JULY 7, 1927 10. LUTHER THOMAS WILSON AUG. 20, 1911 JULY 19, 1913 11. TROY EDWARD WILSON FEB. 28, 1930 JAN. 16, 1931 12. INFANT SON OF WILLIAM JAN. 25, 1928 & EFFIE WILSON 13. TROY WARREN WILSON FEB. 28, 1960 FEB. 29, 1960 14. ROY WILLIAM WILSON FEB. 28, 1960 MAR. 1, 1960 15. INFANT SON OF WILLIAM (No dates) & BEATRICE WILSON, JR. 16. RICHARD H. NEWCOMB SEPT. 5, 1937 1996 17. HENRY C. NEWCOMB JULY 17, 1906 JAN. 13, 1969 18. MARY M. NEWCOMB DEC. 10, 1915 APR. 12, 1992 19. WILLIAM V. NEWCOMB JULY 6, 1934 20. SARAH D. NEWCOMB JULY 22, 1870 JUNE 7, 1964 21. JOE V. NEWCOMB DEC. 23, 1878 JULY 15, 1958 22. HERRY TOM RUTLEDGE 1930 1991 23. LELIA G. RUTLEDGE SEPT. 10, 1886 1966 24. HENRY C. RUTLEDGE JUNE 21, 1883 FEB. 6, 1955 25. BABY GIRL BLACKSTOCK* 1951* 26. MATTIE R. FARRAR 1885 1974 27. HASSIE G. FARRAR 1883 1959 28. MELFORD GREEN FARRAR JAN. 3, 1903 AUG. 12, 1910 29. VIRGIE GOODE MURRAY 1910 1928 30. FRANK J. THORPE 1898 1953 31. MARY ESTELLE THORPE JAN. 14, 1928 AUG. 3, 1928 32. MARY A. THORPE AUG. 13, 1865 OCT. 13, 1940 33. ELIJAH T. THORPE FEB. 23, 1861 JAN. 16, 1927 34. LIZZIE THORPE NESBITT JAN. 23, 1883 SEPT. 11, 1933 35. JAMES BOOKER NESBITT JUNE 21, 1876 APR. 23, 1952 36. TOM ROBERTS (No dates) 37. MATTIE NEWCOMB LINDSEY SEPT. 23, 1902 NOV. 24, 1959 38. WILLIAM HENRY MARTIN MAY 19, 1931 JAN. 1, 1996 39. WILLIS H. RUTLEDGE 1856 1941 40. SUSAN A. RUTLEDGE 1864 1939 41. JULIAN M. RUTLEDGE FEB. 21, 1897 JUNE 21, 1907 42. ARTHUR MACK (DICK) NEWCOMB NOV. 30, 1904 JAN. 14, 1981 43. GRACIE EGGLESTON NEWCOMB JUNE 26, 1883 JAN. 24, 1958 44. WILLIE HENRY NEWCOMB MAY 3, 1878 FEB. 10, 1946 45. NANNIE CARTER RUTLEDGE MAR. 11, 1903 JAN. 19, 1933 46. INFANT SONS of IDR & BCR** RUTLEDGE 47. HERRY S. RUTLEDGE OCT. 6, 1890 JAN. 19, 1893 48. JOHNIE A. RUTLEDGE APR. 21, 1889 JUNE 21, 1891 49. WILLIAM D. RUTLEDGE MAR. 9, 1888 MAR. 18, 1888 50. GEORGE E. HUDSON JULY 6, 1915 FEB. 24, 1944 51. BERTA*** MAY 13, 1911 JULY 9, 1933 52. MARY SUSIE HUDSON NOV. 28, 1872 JAN. 19, 1951 53. COLIN B. HUDSON AUG. 3, 1868 JAN. 25, 1958 54. CYNTHIA N. KING JUNE 1, 1875 JUNE 12, 1968 55. THOMAS A. KING JUNE 21, 1875 APR. 18, 1958 56. ELLIE KING SKELTON OCT. 17, 1900 JULY 5, 1929 57. GORDON E. SKELTON FEB. 5, 1897 SEPT. 30, 1977 58. CALVIN B. ROYSTER FEB. 5, 1907 DEC. 23, 1988 59. MINNIE L. ROYSTER MAY 19, 1906 SEPT. 20, 1978 60. MARION E. ROYSTER MAY 28, 1929 NOV. 29, 1931 61. THOMAS L. LACKS JUNE 8, 1880 62. OLLIE NEWCOMB LACKS MAR. 22, 1886 APR. 29, 1947 63. EMMETT WADE LACKS AUG. 26, 1934 NOV. 1, 1960 64. SAMUEL N. KING JAN. 17, 1932 OCT. 18, 1935 65. HERMAN J. KING APR. 16, 1934 AUG. 25, 1934 66. JUNNIOUS WOOD KING SEPT. 28, 1902 MAY 13, 1981 67. NELLIE JONES KING JAN. 12, 1908 MAY 20, 1976 * (#25) Mother states the birth/death date of 1951 ** (#46) IDR and BCR Rutledge have two sons buried in two separate graves,
           but with one marker. ***(#51) It has been passed down that Berta was buried with a child in her
           arms. It is believed that she died a few days after the birth of
           her child, and they were buried together. There are many graves marked with a stone marker with no names. It is
believed that the following were buried in the cemetery since they appeared to
live on the farm based on census and tax records. Richard Rutledge Lucretia Rutledge David Rutledge & Synthia (Hundley) Rutledge and children: Park Rutledge &
wife Ellen (Chism) Rutledge, John Hundley Rutledge, Abner D. Rutledge & wife
Ann (Ferrell) Rutledge, and Synthia Rutledge Newcomb and husband Joseph Newcomb.

It has been passed down that Park and Synthia Newcomb were buried under the tree
that stood in the center of the cemetery till the 1970ís. It has been found that most buried in the cemetery are directly related to the David Rutledge
family lines.  RETURN TO THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY VAGENWEB HOME PAGE