WORD CEMETERY, (Dist 22, Amos Gamble Road) BEDFORD
Mapping the Location
Area overviews of the cemetery: 3089/3097/3098/3102/3103/3104/3109/3110/3114/3089C/3089U
Rock markers believed to be indicating the boundaries of this cemetery: 3111/3112/3113
HASTINGS, Sarah J., wife of Robert Hastings, Dec 14, 1827 - Apr 8, 1850. How desolate our home bereft of thee. (footstone S.J.H. present; This grave covered with a limestone cover stack stone monument that is tumbled) 3090/3095/3097
SMILEY, J. C.,
Apr 7, 1869 - May 10, 1873.
SMILEY, A. P., May 27, 1877 - May 15, 1906. 3099/3099C
WORD, T. S., Jun 29, 1807 - Aug 26, 1894, Aged 87y lm, 26d. 3092/3093/3097
WORD, Nancy C., wife of T. S. Word, Sep 18, 1805 - Sep 20, 1880. (footstone N.C.W. present; This grave covered with a limestone cover stack stone monument that is tumbled) 3091/3094/3096/3097
Slab limestone grave cover with no inscription:
Stones possibly marking grave with no inscription: 3105/3106/3107/3108/3104U/3089U
It is possible the stack stone grave covers are separate unmarked graves and are not a part of the graves of Sarah J. Hastings & Nancy C. Word.
Added here from photos dated 23 Feb 2011 by C. Wayne Austin. Also listed in the book Bedford County Cemetery Records by Tim & Helen Marsh, abt 1963, page 286. There is a 1985 revised edition of that book. Transcribers for the book were: Caroline W. & Lisa Pierce, and Marsha Westbrooks.
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