Col. Josiah Parker Family Cemetery

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Col. Josiah Parker Family Cemetery
Col. Josiah Parker Family Cemetery is located in Virginia
Col. Josiah Parker Family Cemetery
Location Approx. 50 yds from jct. of Old Machlesfield Rd. and Macklesfield Ct., near Smithfield, Virginia
Coordinates 36°58′33″N 76°32′10″W / 36.97583°N 76.53611°W / 36.97583; -76.53611Coordinates: 36°58′33″N 76°32′10″W / 36.97583°N 76.53611°W / 36.97583; -76.53611
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1810 (1810)
Architectural style Family Cemetery
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 04000381[1]
VLR # 046-5049
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 27, 2004
Designated VLR December 4, 2002[2]

Col. Josiah Parker Family Cemetery is a historic family cemetery located near Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. It is the burial site of American Revolutionary War Colonel, naval officer, and Congressman Josiah Parker (1751-1810). Its location was rediscovered in 2001. The family believes a total of 30 persons are buried at the site.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ unknown (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Col. Josiah Parker Family Cemetery". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying three photos