Mill View Cemetery
     Location: West side of the former Bold Spring Road, present Cumberland County, Virginia, Secondary Route 654, approximately two and a half miles south of U.S. Route 60. It is on the grounds of Covance Research Products, Inc. (formerly HRP, Inc.). Under the escort of Mr. Ron Bumgardner on April 18, 1997, Page Hurt Clark, Gregory Pastor and the author discovered sixteen sites - seven that were marked with fairly modern tombstones - about a quarter of a mile west of the present company headquarters. The site is fenced in by old wire identical to the fencing that orginally enclosed Hobson's Chapel burying ground. A blanket of periwinkle, so familiar to old burying places, completely covers the plot. Old boxwood is now as tall as trees, and ivy has climbed to the tree's upper branches. While the grave sites of Benjamin Hobson and his wife Sally Woodson Hatcher Hobson were not found, it is possible that they are among those marked by head and foot stones, now old weather-beaten foot-high protrusions.
 
Burial Listing
 
Name
Birth Date
Death Date
Remarks
  Banks, Alice Hobson
7/13/1842
5/24/1877
w/o Dr. J. L. Banks - d/o Wm. T. & E. A. Hobson(note-1)
  Flippen, Arthur
4/10/1862
8/31/1951
 
  Flippen, Menville A.
10/16/1833
11/12/1917
Co. G, Va. Cav., CSA
  Flippen, Pattie P.
11/15/1845
1/10/1935
 
  Hobson, Elizabeth Agnes
11/13/1822
6/23/1888
Our Mother/Asleep in Jesus - w/o Wm. T. Hobson
  Hobson, Mollie M. B.
10/9/1856
7/31/1900
w/o Wm. D. Hobson - d/o Wm. E. & V. L. Brazeal
  Hobson, William T.
11/25/1816
1/16/1895
Our Father - There Is Rest For The Weary

Note: #1

Her breathless clay must slumber here
Among the silent dead
Far from affiction toil and care
Her happy soul had fled.

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