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Thanks Karen, your contribution is greatly appreciated by all who search for their ancestors!
This is the Dudley Cemetery--Mudfork
DUDLEY (& TABOR KIN) CEMETERY WITH A SMALL HISTORY OF THE OLD MACEDONIA METHODIST CHURCH.
Location: This cemetery is located off Route # 643 going from Falls Mills, Tazewell Co., VA., to Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA., near the location of the OLD Macedonia Methodist Church. This cemetery is located on the same land where the old home place of (1950's) of James Robert Dudley and his wife Cora/Carra W. (French) Tabor stood. The James Robert Dudley home was graced by two huge Blue Spruce trees. The home was at a big curve in the 1950's Route # 643.
(List of persons buried in this cemetery in the INDEX Section after the history of the church)
Parents of James Robert Dudley: James Craig Dudley & Mariah Elizabeth "Louisa" Tabor, d/o Francis Tabor & Mary "Polly/Molly" Shrader -Francis the brother of Richard Adam Tabor and Mary Shrader was the sister of Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader who was the wife of Adam Richard Tabor.
Grandparents of James Robert Dudley: Franics Tabor & Mary "Molly"Shrader William Dudley & Mary "Polly" S. Deluge
Some information regarding the OLD Macedonia Methodist Church who had as one of its pastors, Dr. Rev. Daniel Hoge Carr, during the time of Francis Tabor and his brother, Richard Adam Tabor, Included is information about my sojourn in this area when Rev. Crew was one of the pastors.
OLD MACEDONIA METHODIST CHURCH....Karen Eagle Moman, 1988
Data from the Journal of the Revered Doctor Daniel Hoge Carr found in storage at the First United Methodist Church of Bluefield, Tazewell Co., VA. and information from his obituary in the 1928 Holston Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, has been used for some baptism, death, and marriage dates most from the old records of the Macedonia Methodist Church at Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA., reprinted in the Tazewell County Historical Society Newsletter , Volume # 7, Number 3, September 1994.
Dr. Rev. Daniel Hoge CARR was born in Giles Co., VA., on Walker's Creek near White Gate on July 12, 1838, the son of John & Sarah Hoge Carr. When a small boy his parents moved to Mercer Co., VA., (now WV), near Glenwood Park close to the New Hope Church. Dr. Carr maintained a home here until his death on May 17, 1927.
He married on 27 March, 1860 to Sallie J. BANE (Daughter of William R. Bane & Nancy Havens, d/o Howard Havens & Martha "Mattie" Davidson, Martha Davidson the d/o the Tazewell Co., VA., Pioneer, John Goolman Davidson) they had four daughters and one son, i.e.
Mrs L.B. Bratton
Mrs. C.H. Settle
Mrs. Jacob Wall Douthat
Mrs. (Rev) D.T. Miles
Dr. S. E. Carr.
Rev. D. H. Carr served The Old Macedonia Methodist Church from 31 October, 1882, October 1885.
His active ministry crisscrossed the Holston Conference and he will be remembered for being the prime mover in the building of the Trinity Church in Bluefield, Mercer Co., WV., where his wife was a charter member and remained until her death. The church named a stained glass window in their memory and after his death, by the order of the Conference, the auditorium of the Sunday School was named "The Daniel Carr Chapel".
1850 MERCER CO VA CENSUS # 171 JOHN CARR, 51, farm, b. VA (All b. VA) (Owned 2 slaves)
.....Hester E. 16
.....DANIEL H., 12
.....William R. 10
.....Susan E. 7,
.....Juliet H. 3
.....Samuel D. 3
1850 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS # 376 BANE, WM. R. 44 farmer b. VA (All b. VA)
.....Nancy age 38
.....Martha age 17
.....John T. age 15
.....JOSEPH S. age 10 (should be Joseph H.)
.....SARAH age 7
.....Margaret age 5
.....Matilda age 2.
1860 MERCER CO VA/WV CENSUS # 168 JOHN CARR, 62 , farme, rb. VA (All b. VA) (died 2 Jul, 1874, Mer Co WV) .....Sarah Carr, 49, wife (died before 1870)
.....Ester E.Carr 24
.....William R., 19
.....Susan E. 17
.....Samuel D., 13
.....Julett H. 13
.....Ascantha M. G., 8, female
DANIEL H. CARR, 21 farmer.
.....Sarah J. Carr, 17, wife
Daniel H. Carr was one of the first to volunteer for service in the Confederate Army from Mercer Co., VA. (now WV), in 1861. At the end of the Civil War, he joined the itinerant ministry, when licensed to exhort at the age of 28. Six months later he was admitted at the Annual Holsten Conference of October 1867, held in Cleveland, TN.
Some of the Old Macedonia Methodist Church Baptisms taken from: (All names spelled as found in record) (Vol 7 No. 3 Sept 1994 by the Tazewell County Historical Society) Most baptisms were performed by Rev D. H. Carr and one by Rev. P. P. Kinzer.
Baptism of three of the children of Paris W. & Patria (Perdue) Wagoner (sic) at the Old Macedonia Methodist Church, Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA., on 26 August, 1883, by Rev. Daniel H. Carr: Patria Ann Perdue was the daughter of Silas Henry Perdue, Sr., and Nancy J. Powell. Paris W. Wagoner was the son of Rev. Adam Edward Wagoner and Julina Elinor Tabor the daughter of Francis Tabor & Mary "Polly" Shrader. India Jane Wagoner Charles McCellan Wagoner (sic) Vicie Virginia Wagoner
Old Macedonia Church Baptisms: No date or minister.
Children of A. S. Wagoner & Luvenia Wagoner.
A. S.Wagoner was the son of Rev Adam Edward Wagoner & Julina Elinor Tabor. Luvenia Wagoner was Margaret Luvenia Tabor was the daughter of James Russell Tabor and Jane Havens. Julina Elinor Tabor was the daughter of Francis Tabor and Mary "Polly" Shrader .
Henry C. Wagoner
Adam R. Wagoner
Old Macedonia Methodist Church Baptisms - all 30 August, 1883 by Rev. D. H. Carr Children of John A. & Nancy J. Wagoner:. John Andrew Wagoner was the son of Rev. Adam Edward Wagoner & Julina Elinor Tabor. Nancy J. (Mary?) Wagoner was Nancy J. (Mary?) Marrs the daughter of David Whitley Marrs & America Ermine Virginia "Jennie" Tabor who was the daughter of Francis Tabor & Mary "Polly" Shrader.
William Francis Wagoner
Margaret Virginia Wagoner
Charles Oscar Wagoner
Eliza Emma Wagonder
Mary Tennessee Wagoner
John Robert Wagoner
Baptism of Ella May Tabor on 8 September, 1885, at the Old Macedonia Methodist Church, by Rev. Daniel H. Carr. Daughter of William A (B?) & Naomi J. *(Thomason) Tabor. Church at Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA. William Tabor was the son of Henry Jefferson "Jeff" Tabor who died during the Civil War. The parents of Henry Jefferson Tabor were Richard Adam Tabor & Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader. * Daughter of Daniel Thomason & Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Deaton. Daniel & Elizabeth (Deaton) Thomason had a daughter, India Jane Thomason, who married a Nathaniel Tabor. I can not locate Nathaniel's Tabor line! The Deatons and Thomasons married into the Tabor and Shrader families.
Baptism at the Old Macedonia Methodist Church of the children of George W. Tabor & Martha A. Perdue. George W. Tabor was the son of Henry Jefferson "Jeff" Tabor and Sarah "Suzy" Ann Scott. Henry Jefferson Tabor was the son of Richard Adam Tabor & Mildred Permelia Milly" Shrader. Martha A. Perdue was the daughter of Silas Henry/Henry Silas Perdue, Sr., & Nancy J. Powell. All baptized on 7 September, 1885 by Rev. Daniel H. Carr
Oscar Brown Tabor
Sarah Jane Tabor
Rose Elina Tabor
Old Macedonia Methodist Church baptism of Rebecca Jane Tabor, the daughter of Howard & Susan Tabor, performed by Rev. D. H. Carr, on 3 September, 1883. Susan A. Bailey was the first wife of Howard James Tabor who was the son of James Russell Tabor & Jane Havens. James Russell Tabor was the son of Richard Adam Tabor & Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader. The second wife of Howard James Tabor whom he married 3 Feb., 1887 was Margaret "Maggie" Edmonds
Hattie *Beele Tabor was baptized at the Old Macedonia Methodist Church, Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA., on 26 Aug 1883 by the Rev. D. H. Carr. Hattie Beele Tabor was the daughter of Charles W. Tabor & Amanda Jane Johnson. Charles W. Tabor was the son of Richard Adam Tabor & Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader. * Belle?
Baptisms of three children of James W. Thomason & Cynthia Ann Tabor who was the daughter of Richard Adam Tabor & Mildren Permelia "Milly" Shrader. All were baptised 5 September, 1883, by Rev. Daniel H. Carr
Marion Asbury Thomason
Cyrus Brown Thomason
William Estill Thomason
William Hespris (sic) Perdue was baptized on 30 August, 1883 by Rev. D. H. Carr, at the Old Macedonia Methodist Church at Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA., the son of Henry S. & Laura Perdew (Sic). Henry Silas Perdue, Jr., was the son of Silas Henry Perdue. Sr., and Nancy J. Powell. Laura was Laura Jane Wagnor the daughter of Rev. Adam Edward Wagoner & Julina Elinor Tabor who was the daughter of Francis Tabor & Mary "Polly" Shrader.
Because so many of us went to the Old Macedonia Methodist Church I feel a need to bring it to our mind. This may be because I have been looking over some of the old church records from the 1850's-1901 to find information about our ancestors.
I had been trying to find the date of Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader Tabor's death for about 12 years and it was in these records that I finally found the date of her death, 20 Sept 1891.
Its nice to know that our ancestors were in the same church where many years later many of use would also bow our heads in prayer.
I especially remember the reunions that were held in this church yard. Saw horses were set up and boards laid across them to make tables. These tables would be bending from all the homemade pies, cakes, breads, puddings, vegetable dishes, cookies, cakes, pickles, deviled eggs, pickled beets, hams, beef roasts and blessings. There were no plastic containers in those days and fruit pies were brought in stacks. It was a real test of "correct calculation" to be in the right place at the right time to get a slice of your favorite pie. Mine was raisin or cherry. Grandmother Ocie Lee (Tabor) Shrader would make a stack of about ten pies to share at this feast.
I remember someone once saying that our church even had religious cows. There had been a fence installed to keep them out of the church yard but somehow they always managed to get into this area. We had real "Holy Cows" "Up Mudfork Way". (The locals always said they lived or were going up Mudfork)
The kids had to take turns going to one of the big white homes (Perdue) up the little dirt road to pump water and carry it to the church in buckets where we all drank from the same dipper.
Do any of you remember the "splatter painting" we did every year at Vacation Bible School ?
The Old Macedonia Methodist Church, in my youth, was located upon top of the hill next to the Perdue homes. Those of the older generation (some whom had already gone to be with their makers) as well as "the then living" William Glen Perdue and Callie (Patton) Perdue and their family Shelby, Countess Adean, Wilber Kermy and Ella Yvonne Perdue.
The older generations were:
Father of William Glen Perdue: William Hesper "Hess" Perdue & Bertha Elizabeth Tabor the d/o Elgan Whitley Tabor & Octavia Zane Tiller
Grandparents of William Glen Perdue: Silas Henry Perdue, Jr., & Laura Jane Wagner, the d/o Rev. Adam Wagoner & Juliana Elinor Tabor the d/o FRANCIS TABOR & Mary "Molly" Shrader -the sister of Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader
Great prandparents of William Glen Perdue: Silas Henry Perdue, Sr., & Nancy Jane Powell
This is the same church where all the young (1950's) people of my age went to church. Who can forget the POBOGRAM "get-to-gethers"? POBOGRAM being a combination of Pocahontas, Boissevain and Graham divisions of the Methodist Conference for the young people. Each area had to take turns providing a place, food and activities for these get-togethers. We had several of them at our home on the Falls Mills, Tazewell Co VA., farm. One such "get-together" was on a night so rainy it was dreadful. My dad, Darcie Ray Eagle, made about ten trips to the bottom of the hill to pick up young people. My dad had been in a tank battalion during W. W. II and I still think that is why he could drive that old car over the rutted dirt road from our home across the Sarver's land and to the Wimmer's at the foot of the hill. On this night we had a wiener roast inside our house! We dragged the furniture to one side of the room and sat around the fireplace to roast wieners and marshmallows. Somewhere there is a picture made on this night. We were sitting at a big round claw footed table playing "Rook".
INDEX OF THOSE BURIED AT THE DUDLEY CEMETERY CEMETERY
1. HENRY DILLON................b.. 11 Mar 1857,......d. 12 Aug 1935 (I do not know the lineage of this man. The only Henry Dillion/Dillon I have in this age range in my 20, 8000 names, is a Henry Dillion who was b. abt 1841 in Mercer Co., VA/WV., to Jessee Dillion and Cynthia Perdue who were married in Feb 1827 in Tazewell Co., VA.)
2. MARY ELLEN DILLON.......b. 10 MAR 1857,......d. 4 Aug 1935 (I do not know the lineage of this person. I have checked for a Mary Ellen in the families of Baker, Bane, Havens, Dudley, Marrs, Shrader, Sluss Tabor & Wagner. I have found no Mary Ellen that would fit this window of time. There is a possibility she was the wife of the Henry Dillon listed as # 1?)
3. CARRA W. DUDLEY...............b. 7 Apr 1877,..........d. 20 June 1952 (Carra W. French Dudley, the wife of James Robert Dudley, was the d/o Charles Campbell French & Nancy Abigail Pauley, the granddaughter of Ezekiel French & Catherine Carter and the great granddaughter of John S. French )
4. JAMES HUBERT DUDLEY..........b. 13 Oct 1943,.........d. 20 Dec 1943 (Son of James Hubert Dudley, Sr., & Sybel Phillips Dudley...James Hubert Dudley, Sr., was the s/o James Robert Dudley & Carra W. French Dudley..see the James Robert Dudley lineage and taht of Mariah L. Dudley)
5.JAMES R. DUDLEY......................b.29 Sept 1872,........d. 5 July 1964 (James Robert Dudley, s/o James Craig Dudley & Mariah Elizabeth "Louisa" Tabor, Mariah Tabor was the d/o Francis Tabor & Mary "Molly/Polly" Shrader, James Craig Dudley was the s/o William Dudley & Mary "Polly" S. Deluge. Francis Tabor was the brother of Richard Adam Tabor & Daniel Tabor who also lived in the Tazewell Co., VA., area. Mary'Mollly/Polly" Shrader was the sister of Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader who was the wife of Richard Adam Tabor.)
6. MARIAH L. DUDLEY...................b. 6 Aug 1827,.........d. 22 Mar 1924 (Mariah Elizabeth. "Louisa" Tabor, wife of *James Craig Dudley. She was the d/o Francis Tabor & Mary "Molly/Polly" Shrader, the granddaughter of Henry Shrader, Sr, and his first wife, Elizabeth Armbrister or his second wife, Louisa Kennedy. Some family historians disagree about the biological mother of Mary Shrader.) There was a James Dudley, in the 8th VA., Cav., CSA
The children of James Craig Dudley & Mariah Elizabeth "Louisa" Tabor were:
A. Walter Leon Dudley, ...............b. 3 Nov 1866
B. William Tabor Dudley, .............b. 23 Sep 1868, m. 15 June 1900, Almeda Pennington the d/o William K & Catherine Pennington. Almeda was the widow of Henry L. Carver whom she had married 31 May 1887 in mercer Co., WV. Henry Carver was the s/o James & Mary Carver.
C. James Robert Dudley,.............. b.23/29 Sep 1872,....d. 5 Jul 1964 (Married 10 Feb 1904, Carra W. French d/o Charles Campbell French & Nancy Abigail Pauley)
D. Ransome O.(Jonathon?) Dudley, b. 27 Apr 1874,......d. 8 Jan 1907
E. Sarah Dudley,...........................b. abt 1876
F. Hugh Jackson Dudley,...............b. 27 Sep 1876 (Married Willie Bounds)
G. Cora Stergel,............................b. March 1890 (I believe this girl was raised by the Dudley family. Fannie Ellis Dickenson told me a Dudley family on Mudfork had raised an orphan. See the 1900 Tazewell County Census) (James Craig Dudley also have raised Jane Johnston age 16, who was in that home in Tazewell Co., VA., in the 1880 Census..see the data under Mariah Dudley below).
1900 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS: # 253 Clear Fork Dist., Census read by W. L. Stephens DUDLEY, Mariah Mrs. age 62 b. Aug 1838 in VA and a widow. Her parents were born in VA. And able to read write and speak English as was James R.Dudley & Cora Stergel ........James R. b. Sept 1875 age 24 b. WV STERGEL, Cora (An orphan) b. Mar 1890 age 10 she and her parents listed as having been born in VA.
Marriage # 13 26 Oct 1865 Taz Co VA James C. Dudley age 26 years 4 mos and 26 days, b. Pulaski Co VA s/o Wm. & *Mary Dudley. Mariah L. Tabor age 26 b. Taz Co VA d/o Francis & Mary Tabor. Married by James Calfee.
1880 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS # 166 Clear Fork Dist. DUDLEY, JAMES C. 42 farmer b. VA (All b. VA)
.....Macia L (Sic) . 42 wife k-house
.....Walter 13 son
.....William 21 son
.....Hugh 10 son
.....James 8 son
.....Ransom 6 son
JOHNSON, JANE, 16, servant b. NC.(Amanda Jane Johnson later married > Charles W. "Charlie" Tabor, s/o Henry Jefferson "Jeff" Tabor & Sarah Ann "Suzy" Scott)
1900 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS: DUDLEY, Mariah Mrs. age 62 b. Aug 1838 in VA and a widow. Her parents were born in VA. And able read write and speak English as was James R. Dudley & Cora Stergel ........James R. b. Sept 1875 age 24 b. WV STERGEL, Cora (An orphan) b. Mar 1890 age 10 she and her parents listed as having been born in VA
1920 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS #101 Falls Mills sec of Clearfork Dist JAMES R. DUDLEY, 47, farming b. WV, parents b. VA
.....Corrie (sic) W. 42, wife, she and parents b. VA
.....Clarence (F?) 15 son (All children b. VA)
.....Nannie M. 13 dau -looked like Nannie
.....Blanche V. 11 dau
.....James H. 10 son
.....Charles R. 8 son
.....MARIAH L. DUDLEY, 82 Widow, MOTHER, she and her parents b. VA
7.RANSOME *O. DUDLEY...........b. 27 Ar 1874, .........d. 8 Jan 1907 (Ransome O.-I have seen the middle name as Jonhaton?, s/o James Craig Dudley & Mariah Elizabeth "Louisa" Tabor)
8. JACK M. HAGERMAN...........b. 21 July 1942,........d. 5 May 1986 (I have no information on any Hagerman families)
9. FRANCIS TABOR,..........b. abt 1802 ,............ d. 1 Dec 1876 (Son of William Tabor & Nellie-unknown surname) (This William Tabor apparently did NOT die in Tazewell Co., VA., in 1831, since Nellie Tabor was listed as the head of the household in the 1810 Montgomery Co., VA., Census. The William Tabor who died in Tazewell Co., VA., in 1831 was almost certainly a kinsman)
Death of Francis Tabor, male, died 1 Dec., 1876 at Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA., of Old Age, s/o not listed (he was the s/o William Tabor & Nellie-unknown surname). Death reported by a daughter. His wife, Mary "Molly/Polly" (Shrader) Tabor had died 20 June 1876
Name might have been J. Francis Tabor or Francis J. Tabor.
Information regarding Francis Tabor:
1830 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS FRANCIS TABER 1 male 20-30 2 females 0-5, 1 female 20-30
1840 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS FRANCIS TABER 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40 2 females under 5, 1 female 5-10, 2 females 10-20, 1 female 40-50
1850 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS: # 691 TABOUR, Francis age 48 a farmer from VA (All from VA)
........Mary age 48
........William J. age 18
........Julina age E. age 16
........Maria L. age 13
........America E. age 3 (I do not believe this is the child of Francis & Mary Tabor, I have no proof to back up this feeling other than the fact that their daughter, America Ermine Virginia "Jennie" Tabor, who married David Whitley Marrs, was born 26 Jan., 1826 in Tazewell Co., VA., and was married when this Census was taken in 1850 and living at # 693 two properties away from her parents Francis & Mary Tabor. This may have been a grandchild.) AN ASSUMPTION FOR RESEARCH!
1860 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS: # 189 TABOUR, Francis age 57 a farmer fom VA (All from VA)
.......Mary age 57
.......Louisa age 21
CROCKETT, Armminta age 52 (Arminta Nicewander Waggoner Crockett -first hus. Elias Waggoner, second husband Tillman Crockett) Living between the two William J. Tabor's in 1860.
1870 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS # 114 TABOR, FRANCIS age 67 farmer b. VA
.....Mary age 67 keeping house b. VA
CROCKETT,AMANDA age 67 b. VA
WILL OF FRANCES TABER In the name of God amen I Francis Tabor of the county of Tazewell and State of Virginia being weak of body but of sound mind and disposing memory knowing the uncertainy of life and being desirous of disposing of such estate as God hath been pleased to give to me do make and constitute this my last will and testament and hereby revoke all others made by me.
Desiring that my property shall be disposed of in manner and form as follows: First I desire that my executor hereinafter named shall so soon after my death as convenient sell all my personal property and collect all debts that may be due to me and pay my funeral expenses and all debts that I ear justly owe.
Secondly I desire that my real estate shall be disposed of in the following manner: For as much as Adam E. Waggoner my son in law has purchased the interest of my daughter Mary Marrs in my real estate and James C. Dudley, my son in law, having purchased the interest of Emerine V. Marrs in the said real estate, I will and bequeath that the real estate now owned by me be divided between Julina E. Waggoner and Mariah L. Dudly in the following manner: Commencing at a point in the northwestern boundry line Macedonia church and running on a degree parallel with the general course of the lines of the southwest end of the tract so as to divide the land equally according to quantity acre for acre.
I will and bequeath that the said Mariah L. Dudley shall have the east end of the said real estate and the said Julina E. Waggoner is to have the west end; the said Mariah L. Dudly is to pay to the said Julina E. Waggoner within twelve months one hundred dollars as a difference in the land. For as much as I have heretofore advanced to my son William J. Tabor land and property I will and bequeath that he recieve fifty dollars more to be paid out of my personal effects as his full share of my estate.
I will and bequeath that after payment of funeral expenses, charges of administration, debts, commissions, and the above named legacy of fifty dollars to William J. Tabor, the rest and residue of my estate be divided equally among my following named children or their heirs: Mary A. Marrs, Emerine V. Marrs, Julina E. Waggoner Mariah L. Dudly.
I hereby constitute and appoint Hugh D. Dudly executor of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 8 day of September A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy six. his Francis + Tabor (seal) mark
The above instrument was subscribed by Francis Tabor the testator in the presence of each of us and declaired by him to be his last will and testament and we at his request signed our name here in his presence and in the presence of each other as witnesses to the same JOHN E. KINSER Hugh D. Dudly
Virginia: In Tazewell county court January 9th 1877 A paper purporting to be the last will and testament of Francis Tabor dec'd was produced in court and proved by the oath of Hugh D. Dudly a subscribing witness thereto.
10. MARY "MOLLY/POLLY" (SHRADER) TABOR 2....b. abt 1802...d. 1 Nov 1872, Tazewell Co VA. (Her death record showed that she died at Mudfork, Tazewell Co., VA. It also stated that Mudfork was the place of her birth. That fact is incorrect.
Death of Mary Shrader Tabor listed as 20 June 1876 @Mudfork. Tazewell Co., VA., Cause of Death: Old Age. Shows she was b. At Mudfork. Taz., Co., VA., which is apparently not correct. They list her parents as David & Louisa Shrader and it should have been Henry & Louisa Shrader. David Shrader was the brother of Henry Shrader and he married Rhoda Nuckles in 1802 at Tazewell Co., VA
Mary Shrader was the sister of Mildred Permelia "Milly" Shrader who married the brother of Francis Tabor, Richard Adam Tabor.
Some have her as the daughter of Henry Shrader & Elizabeth Armbrister (his first wife) but if she was the child of the first wife then her name must have been Mary Elizabeth Shrader since, Phillip Armbrister, did not mention a Mary in his will. Will of Phillip Armbrister:
Philip Armbrister wrote his will on June 1, 1812, and died in July of the same year. His will was probated on August 11, 1812 (Wythe Co VA Will Book 2, p. 22). He confirmed the 200 acres of land which he had conveyed to the heirs of his son, George, deceased. To son Henry, he gave 150 acres, being the improvement "whereon he now lives". To his daughter Margaret Eversole, he gave 150 acres adjoining Henry and George's heirs, which was known as the Eversole imprivement, and to be equally divided among the five children of Margaret Eversole: Christina, Catharina, George, Philip and Agness, provided that the children find and privide a decent and sufficient maintenance for their father and mother, Peter & Margaret Eversole, for their natural lives.
To his daughter Agness Shrader and her husband Philip, he also gave 150 acres, part of the plantation, and at their deaths to their children John, Henry, William, and Mary.
To his daughter Catherine Berry and her children, he gave 150 acres, part of the plantation which "lies next to Joseph Davis and Robert Crockett". As there were 24 acres remaining he gave the tract to his granddaughter Salome Umberger.
To the heirs of his daughter Elizabeh Shrader (John, Barbara and Elizabeth Shrader), $200.00 jointly. To his grandson *Jacob Davis, he gave a bay mare and also a full share of the 150 acres with his step-sisters and brothers (namely the children of my daughter Catherine Berry).
To his daughter Agness Shrader, "for her tender and faithful waiting and attending on me ever since I had become a widower", he gave all the pewter plates and other articles belonging to the cupboard, all his iron pots, and kettles and the stove.
* Mary Shrader's name is entered in the records at Tazewell Co., VA., as Mary Sanders. If you will look at the record the man (William Shannon, Sr.) who married her and Francis Tabor had only turned his work in once in FIVE years. He had Nancy Shrader also listed as Nancy Sanders. And Amy Tabor was entered as Any Tabor. I found that he made many mistakes in his record keeping. So beware when you are researching his work.
THERE ARE APPARENTLY EIGHT (8) OTHER GRAVES IN THIS CEMETERY MARKED BY FIELDSTONES/SINKHOLES
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