Mt. Pero Baptist Church


Mt. Pero Baptist Church Cemetery

(Partial Cemetery View)



  

   The Mount Pero Baptist Church cemetery was surveyed in July 2009 by Raymond Butcher. In addition to engraved tombstones, there are 4 graves with only funeral home markers. There are several graves marked with only a stone and 4 graves marked as "Unknown". As of August 2009, there are 213 identifiable graves. The cemetery is maintained in excellent condition and may be reached by:
     1. Take Rt. 60 west from Chesterfield to Powhatan.
     2. Continue west to the intersection of Rt 60 and Rt. 522.
     3. Turn left on Rt. 1002 (Emmanuel Church Rd.).
     4. Continue on Emmanuel Church Rd. which turns into Rt 13 (Old Buckingham Rd.) for 9.4 miles. Turn right on Cook Rd.
     5. The church and cemetery are approximately 1/10 mile on the right.



Burial Listing

    Name Birth Date Death Date Remarks
  Anderson, Daisy W.
9/10/1969
buried beside Shelton Anderson
  Anderson, Hattie D.
9/8/1871
1/28/1955
buried beside Rev. S. A. Anderson
  Anderson, Joseph
7/31/1897
3/13/1987
 
  Anderson, S. A. (Rev.)
5/15/1857
8/5/1947
buried beside Hattie D. Anderson
  Anderson, Shelton
11/4/1904
3/11/1959
buried beside Daisy W. Anderson
  Bagby, Arthur (J) Jr.
c. 1949
c. 1988
US Army
  Bagby, Arthur J.
9/17/1918
1/10/1985
h/o Mary E. Bagby
  Bagby, Mary E.
7/3/1920
8/4/1998
w/o Arthur J. Bagby
  Bailey, James Spurgeon
5/9/1910
10/10/1984
Captain, US Army
  Bailey, Pearl E.
6/15/1898
6/1/1999
 
  Barber, Edna
(No Dates)
  Barber, Lucy
(No Dates)
  Barber, Willie
(No Dates)
  Barfield, Edith Jones
11/17/1900
2/11/1990
 
  Barfield, James
6/15/1922
7/19/1960
 
  Beasley, David
(No Dates)
  Beasley, Sophie L.
1/18/1865
2/12/1971
In God's Care
  Bland, James D.
c. 1886
c. 1948
h/o Martha E. Bland
  Bland, Martha E.
c. 1892
c. 1974
w/o James D. Bland
  Bolden, Herford E.
1/31/1907
3/26/1961
h/o Annie H. Bolden
  Bolden-Jones, Annie Harris
6/1/1911
5/8/2007
w/o Herford E. Bolden - On-Line Obituary
  Booker, Ellen M.
4/6/1861
2/7/1941
w/o Junious S. Booker
  Booker, Helen Barber
(No Dates)
  Booker, Junious S.
7/15/1863
7/17/1950
h/o Ellen M. Booker
  Booker, Lena
c. 1895
c. 1960
Homemade marker - difficult to read
  Brown, Bessie H.
5/26/1903
w/o Charlie R. Brown
  Brown, Bessie Mae
2/11/1938
11/3/1993
Reflections Our Jewell
  Brown, Charlie R.
10/15/1900
10/24/1973
h/o Bessie H. Brown
  Brown, Charlotte
(No Dates)
  Brown, Douglas
(No Dates)
  Brown, Elizabeth M.
(No Dates)
  Brown, Elizabeth M. (*)
6/14/1899
4/13/1967
Mother - Rest in Peace - See note #1
  Brown, Estelle Walker
2/15/1903
2/27/1990
On-Line Obituary
  Brown, Flossie Lee
3/19/1927

4/18/2000

On-Line Obituary
  Brown, Frances L. Booker
12/4/1934
4/17/2004
Mother - w/o John Brown Jr.
  Brown, Hatcher Jr.
2/10/1943
11/30/2005
"Junnie" On-Line Obituary
  Brown, I. Hatcher
6/18/1913
2/26/1980
Deacon
  Brown, John H.
2/1/1893
8/21/1942
 
  Brown, John J.
c. 1879
c. 1963
h/o Mary L. Brown
  Brown, John J. Jr.
2/1/1928
9/7/2001
Father - h/o Frances L. Brown - On-Line Obituary
  Brown, Louise
6/25/1911
3/11/1994
Rest in Peace
  Brown, Mary L. Crump
c. 1889
c. 1968
w/o John J. Brown
  Brown, Pauline
5/9/1925
6/17/1975
 
  Brown, Preston
c. 1875
1/24/1945
 
  Brown, Virginia
11/20/1967
 
  Campbell, Herbert
5/3/1905
4/30/1993
 
  Carter, Richard
At Rest (No Dates)
  Carter, Vera V.
11/13/1903
2/20/1975
Sister - At Rest
  Coles, Gertrude E. Miles
9/28/1926
4/28/2009
Beloved Wife and Mother
  Cooley, Lucy Hobson
12/25/1953
9/20/2000
 
  Coy, Caroline
(No Dates)
  Coy, Harry Sr.
3/26/1919
2/18/2007
Sgt., US Army, WWII - On-Line Obituary
  Coy, Levy
(No Dates)
  Coy, Nannie (Aunt)
c. 1895
c. 1967
 
  Coy, Santy
(No Dates)
  Coy, Thomas Royal
1/7/1950
2/13/2003
"Tee"
  Criss, Arron S. Jr.
9/22/1957
At Rest
  Criss, Arthur Lee
4/12/1891
9/7/1975
Pvt., US Army, WWI
  Criss, Willie E. (Deacon)
8/13/1879
10/6/1968
At Rest
  Crump, Edmond
c. 1891
c. 1947
 
  Crump, James
(No Dates)
  Crump, Rufus
(No Dates)
  Crump, Sallie C.
4/18/1862
5/26/1946
 
  Davis, Joyce Randall
4/25/1942
11/11/1986
 
  Ellis, Ollie H.
12/25/1906
5/31/1983
At Rest
  Epps, Alvin Bernard
11/11/1899
12/28/1986
 
  Epps, John Levi (Jack)
11/29/1896
10/8/1897
 
  Epps, Rodphil H.
7/30/1885
12/20/1971
 
  Epps, Ryland Clinton
3/9/1888
5/19/1976
Father - In God's Care
  Evans, Inez T.
11/23/1921
10/8/1999
w/o Thomas David Evans
  Evans, Thomas David
c. 1915
c. 1991
h/o Inez T. Evans - Pfc., US Army, WWII
  Flowers, Lottie S.
6/24/1940
9/8/1966
 
  Fox, Beatrice
11/26/1932
12/17/2001
Asleep in Jesus
  Fox, Charlie Lee Sr.
Dates unreadable - US Marines - WWII
  Fox, Ella R. (Deaconess)
1/9/1905
9/27/1991
buried beside James H. Fox
  Fox, James H. (Dea.)
1/8/1905
2/19/1963
buried beside Ella R. Fox
  Freeman, Howard
6/27/1937
7/12/2003
Rest in Peace
  Green, John H.
9/15/1879
3/26/1956
Buried beside Sadie Hopkins Green
  Green, Sadie Hopkins
1/18/1890
10/23/1990
Buried beside John H. Green
  Harris, Clayton F.
1/25/1919
8/20/1954
 
  Harris, Eugene Lee
8/14/1909
10/1/1984
US Army, WWII - h/o Lucy Frances Harris
  Harris, Floyd
4/15/1910
5/5/1985
 
  Harris, Floyd L.
9/17/1888
1/9/1966
 
  Harris, Gladys P.
11/4/1900
5/22/1980
 
  Harris, Ironwood
4/19/1903
4/5/1985
 
  Harris, Leroy
12/13/1903
7/23/1974
 
  Harris, Lucy
(No Dates)
  Harris, Lucy Frances
7/17/1919
9/7/2004
(funeral home marker) - On-Line Obituary
  Harris, Maggie L.
3/18/1886
8/23/1948
 
  Harris, Mitchell Henry Jr.
2/22/1905
5/8/1986
Rest in peace
  Harris, Payton
10/4/1913
5/25/1996
Pvt., US Army, WWII
  Harris, Raymond
c. 1922
c. 1983
Tec5, US Army, WWII
  Harris, Robert C.
4/15/1904
5/11/1998
Uncle - At Rest
  Hatcher, Allen G.
10/22/1894
8/11/1967
Veteran, WWI
  Hatcher, Mattie W.
11/11/1880
8/1/1950
At Rest
  Hipkins, Kathleen Rebecca
4/2/1928
5/18/2007
Beloved Mother On-Line Obituary
  Hobson, Adaline
(No Dates)
  Hobson, Arnetha B.
11/5/1899
5/19/1987
w/o Willie D. Hobson
  Hobson, Beatrice Anderson
5/14/1914
3/21/1966
 
  Hobson, Benjamin F.
10/10/1889
3/18/1966
buried beside Martha J. Hobson
  Hobson, Clarette
(No Dates)
  Hobson, Cora
9/7/1878
1/29/1959
w/o Robert H. Hobson
  Hobson, Fred K.
c. 1889
c. 1950
h/o Jennie A. Hobson
  Hobson, James R.
9/13/1914
3/2/1962
Pfc., 197 QM Service Co., WWII
  Hobson, Jennie A.
c. 1894
c. 1976
w/o Fred K. Hobson
  Hobson, Julia
(No Dates)
  Hobson, Julia H.
(No Dates)
  Hobson, Martha J.
6/16/1891
12/17/1973
buried beside Benjamin F. Hobson
  Hobson, Philip
c. 1890
c. 1949
 
  Hobson, Richard Jr.
(No Dates)
  Hobson, Richard Sr.
(No Dates)
  Hobson, Robert H.
4/5/1880
2/27/1962
h/o Cora Hobson
  Hobson, Stacey
7/2/1987
12/8/1990
 
  Hobson, Willie
Dates unreadable - homemade stone
  Hobson, Willie D.
4/18/1892
2/21/1968
h/o Arnetha B. Hobson
  Holmes, Mattie Mayo
6/14/1895
6/14/1961
 
  Hopkins, Jennie B.
3/30/1924
3/13/1999
 
  Howell, Annie Epps
10/4/1882
4/16/1966
Educator- At Rest
  Hughes, F. Isabell Tinsley
1/19/1923
1/8/1991
"F" initial = 'Fannie'
  Jackson, Sarah
(No Dates)
  Jiles, Lucy
(No Dates)
  Johnson, Eliza
c. 1890
c. 1955
 
  Jones, Edward
2/13/1878
2/22/1967
 
  Jones, Harrison E.
7/21/1911
10/20/1979
Rest in Peace - h/o Annie Harris Bolden-Jones
  Jones, Harry Richard
4/15/1921
12/26/2006
Pvt., US Army, WWII
  Jones, Lillian I.
7/16/1902
12/27/1989
 
  Jones, Lizzie
6/1/1945
 
  Jones, Lorraine
7/12/1908
12/11/2001
Rest in Peace
  Jones, Maria E.
10/4/1917
8/22/1981
Rest in Peace
  Jones, Phillip
c. 1903
c. 1981
Father - Rest in Peace
  Jones, Shirley L.
9/17/1913
3/26/1998
Always in Our Hearts
  Ligon, Ada
12/14/1896
6/28/1957
 
  Ligon, Allen
(No Dates)
  Ligons, Pollie
c. 1888
c. 1974
w/o Thaudels Ligons
  Ligons, Thaudels
c. 1886
c. 1957
h/o Pollie Ligons
  Lipscomb, Blanche Hobson
c. 1895
c. 1973
At Rest
  Lipscomb, Demous
(No Dates)
  Lipscomb, Polly B.
3/12/1897
2/15/1976
Asleep in Jesus
  Lipscomp, William T.
6/19/1895
2/10/1978
US Army, WWI
  May, "Rebecca" Mary
3/14/1924
9/27/2001
On-Line Obituary
  Mayo, Fannie V.
8/10/1901
6/9/1994
w/o John R. Mayo
  Mayo, John A.
5/16/1923
6/9/1994
h/o Lottie P. Mayo
  Mayo, John R.
4/5/1901
3/25/1983
h/o Fannie V. Mayo
  Mayo, Lottie P.
11/30/1932
w/o John A. Mayo
  Michaux, Nellie
(No Dates) - buried beside Stephen Michaux Jr.
  Michaux, Stephen Jr.
(No Dates) - buried beside Nellie Michaux
  Michaux, Virginia Vaughan
3/1/1911
1/25/1973
 
  Miles, Alexander
12/12/1921
12/27/1986
Pfc, US Army, WWII
  Miles, Alice
(No Dates)
  Miles, Lemon
(No Dates) - buried beside Virginia Miles
  Miles, Lemon Arthur
(No Dates)
  Miles, Virginia
(No Dates) - buried beside Lemon Miles
  Miles?, Unknown
Buried btw Alice M. Towns & Sadie M. Nash
  Morton, Annie T.
3/5/1881
5/12/1981
Beyond the Sunset
  Nash, Mary Evans
5/25/1867
7/22/1951
 
  Nash, Sadie Miles
(No Dates) - buried beside Unknown (Miles?)
  Nash, Samuel
(No Dates)
  Oliver, Judge P.
4/18/1933
Deacon - h/o Thelma F. Oliver (Rev)
  Oliver, Thelma F.
3/25/1931
8/26/1998
Reverand - w/o Judge P. Oliver (Deacon)
  Phillips, Willie Jr.
11/17/1923
10/2/2008
Msgt., US Army, WWII
  Randall, Edna M.
1/7/1912
8/12/1989
w/o John s. Randall
  Randall, John S. (Deacon)
9/29/1907
2/1/1977
h/o Edna M. Randall
  Randall, John S. Jr.     (No Dates)
  Randall, Martha
8/30/1876
9/10/1963
w/o Rev S. P. Randall
  Randall, Mary Caroline
9/19/1906
6/16/1999
w/o Payton P. Randall - On-Line obituary
  Randall, Payton P.
9/22/1903
11/4/1958
h/o Mary C. Randall
  Randall, Richard A.
4/29/1946
4/23/1974
SP5, US Army
  Randall, S. P. (Rev)
4/4/1870
4/11/1955
h/o Martha Randall
  Randall, William J.
c. 1940
c. 1989
A2C, US Air Force
  Reed, Sallie P.
c. 1885
c. 1960
 
  Rhodes, Annie B.
11/23/1922
4/15/1988
In Loving Memory
  Richardson, Alean S.
8/11/1929
7/14/2004
 
  Ritzberg, Brian E. Jr.
4/11/1982
4/2/2007
SPC, US Army, Iraq, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  Robinson, Julian
1/18/1917
12/8/1997
h/o Susie B. Robinson - US Army, WWII
  Robinson, Susie B.
3/4/1917
4/12/2004
w/o Julian Robinson On-Line Obituary
  Saunders, Roberta C.
2/9/1938
11/13/2002
Wife
  Scott, Mary Carter
c. 1908
c. 1987
 
  Smith, Alfred
1/10/1914
6/27/1995
Father - h/o Mary R. Smith
  Smith, Allie L.
5//1886
3//1966
Buried beside Paul A. Smith
  Smith, Collie Robert
11/22/1912
3/16/1993
Pfc, US Army, WWII
  Smith, Levi
7/16/1925
2/10/1956
Tec5, 463 QM Laundry Co., WII
  Smith, Lucy Crump
c. 1883
c. 1983
Mother
  Smith, Mary Ross Tinsley
4/24/1917
03/27/2010
Mother - w/o Alfred Smith - Obituary
  Smith, Merry T.
6/30/1918
8/28/1992
Pvt., US Army, WWII
  Smith, Michael S.
9/28/1958
7/13/1989
Son
  Smith, Paul A.
12/17/1880
11/26/1953
Buried beside Allie L. Smith
  Smith, R. Garland
4/30/1936
9/3/1995
Son - s/o Alfred & Mary R. Smith
  Smith, Richard H.
2/2/1909
2/2/1970
Cpl., 1060 Base Unit AAF, US Army, WWII
  Smith, Robert Garland     (No Dates) (funeral home marker)
  Starkes, Ruth Vaughan
7/28/1907
6/13/1969
 
  Taylor, Annie L.
7/21/1952
 
  Taylor, Henry
(No Dates)
  Taylor, Obadiah (Dea.)
c. 1878
c. 1948
Beloved Husband
  Taylor, Richard H.
c. 1914
c. 1943
son of Obadiah Taylor
  Tinsley, Mary F.
c. 8//1903
c. 2//1997
w/o Sam Tinsley
  Tinsley, Sam
C. 9//1888
c. 12//1958
h/o Mary F. Tinsley
  Towns, Alice Miles
(No Dates) - buried beside Unknown (Miles?)
  Turner, Ralph Stanley
2/6/1943
5/9/1995
In God's Care
  Vaughan, Eddie
11/4/1875
8/24/1943
 
  Vaughan, Edward Sr.
c. 1909
c. 1973
My Husband
  Vaughan, Frances C.
c. 1905
c. 1980
Mother
  Vaughan, Irene
5/1/1866
2/13/1953
 
  Vaughn, Robert
9/20/2008
(Funeral Home Marker)
  Walker, Aline Smith
9/25/1903
1/17/1973
Buried beside William James Walker
  Walker, Fannie
c. 9//1876
3/29/1950
At Rest
  Walker, Jane B.
1/15/1861
1/14/1951
At Rest
  Walker, Liza
(No Dates)
  Walker, Sarah H.
3/16/1865
12/13/1951
 
  Walker, William
2/22/1869
1/20/1925
 
  Walker, William James
6/19/1893
11/12/1962
Pvt., Co D., 351 MG BN., 92 Div., WWI
  Walker, Wilton
c. 4//1867
3/17/1949
At Rest
  Walker, York W.
3/23/1908
10/2/1972
Pfc, US Army, WWII
  Winfree, Mollie
(No Dates)

Note #1

 

There are two different graves in this cemetery marked with the headstone of "Elizabeth M. Brown", one with birth and death dates and the other with no dates at all. This documentor cannot determine if this is the same person or not.
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