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Blandford Cemetery

Petersburg, VA




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Section I, Pg. 1
Section I, Pg. 2
Section I, Pg. 3
Section I, Pg. 4
Section I, Pg. 5
Section I, Pg. 6


Headstones in section I
(more pages to be uploaded as I transcribe the photos)

Listed in the order that I photographed the headstones.

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[can't read]

MARTHA EDMONIA
Wife of
E. A. Broadnax,
BORN
April 21, 1836,
DIED
May 23, 1913.

"He giveth His beloved
sleep."
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EDWARD A.
BROADNAX
BORN
June 21, 1821.
DIED
July 27, 1865.

"Numbered with thy
Saints"
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ALFRED SIDNEY NALLE
APRIL 17, 1899 -- AUGUST 9, 1965

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VIRGINIA LASSITER NALLE
DECEMBER 14, 1902 -- JUNE 25, 1973
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LASSITER [entrance to plot]
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CHARLES TROTTER LASSITER
JAN. 20, 1870 -- MAR. 17, 1930

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SALLIE HAMILTON LASSITER
JAN. 3, 1874 -- JULY 17, 1967

UNTIL THE DAYBREAK AND THE
SHADOWS FLEE AWAY
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MARGARET PARKER
LASSITER
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LEWIS SCHILLING MORGAN
OCTOBER 20, 1892
FEBRUARY 18, 1956

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LELIA LASSITER MORGAN
OCTOBER 18, 1895
FEBRUARY 9, 1978

MARRIED JUNE 25, 1920
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A. S. N.
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LEWIS SCHILLING MORG[A][covered by grass]
OHIO
2D LIEUTENANT INF - RES
WORLD WAR I
OCT 20, 1892     FEB 18 1958
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MARGARET
Daughter of
CHARLES TROTTER AND
SALLIE HAMILTON LASSITER
Born October 14, 1898
Died January 26, 1925

The strife is over, the battle done
The victory of life i[s] won
The song of triumph has [can't read rest of inscription]
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IN MEMORY OF
DANIEL WILLIAM LASSITER
SON OF
WILLIAM and MARGARET PAR[pic cut off]
LASSITER
BORN MAY 2[?] 1827
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
NORTH CAROLINA
DIED JULY [?] 18[8?]
PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA

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IN MEMORY OF
ANNA RIVES LASSITER,
DAUGHTER OF
[H. P.] and ELIZA C. HEATH
OF PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA
AND WIFE OF
D. W. LASSITER
BORN JUNE 5th 1835
DIED FEBRUARY 6th 1888.
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DEPOSITED
HERE
The remains of
HARTWELL PEEBLES HEATH
In early life he was poor, indus=
trious & saving success attended
his efforts as a merchant in the
Town of Petersburg; and in his
latter days was one of the most
zealous & efficient supporters of
all schemes connected with the [stone broken across this line]
improvement of the Town;
as Husband he was affection-
ate, as Father tender and gene-
rous, a master humane & in-
dulgent.
He was born near this spot on
the 21st day of March A.D. 1794.
And died at his residence on
Old St. in the town of Petersburg
[3]0th January, A.D. 1837.
Only this stone removed from the
death grave yard about 8 m[iles]
[e]ast of here for preservation
year 1927.

[Plaque attached to marker:]

1765     1850

Jesse Heath

SON OF WM. HEATH 1731 - 1771
AND
MARGARET BONNER HEATH

WIFE OF JESSE HIS COUSIN AGNES PEEBLES
DESCENDENT OF WM. HEATH OF SURRY CO. VA.
PIONEER 1653   DIED 1681

REMAINS IN PRIVATE BURIAL GROUND NEAR PETERSBURG, VA.

MARY MASON HEATH
1935
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SURGEON
John F. Heath C.S.A.
of Petersburg Va.
died at Smithville N. C.
Oct. 7th, 1862
of yellow fever.

Those who knew him best
loved him [most]
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In memory of
ELIZA CURETON HEATH,
Daughter of
BRIGGS & ANN RIVES.
of [Pri]nce George County,
and Wife of
HARTWELL P. HEATH,
of Petersburg, Virginia.
Born October 17, 1799.
Died January 2, 1885.

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[Plaque attached to marker:]

1827 -- 1863
Roscoe Briggs Heath

SON OF HARTWELL PEEBLES HEATH
AND
ELIZA CURETON RIVES
HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH MASON

REMAINS IN HOLLYWOOD CEMETERY, RICHMOND, VA.
LOT 21 SECTION Q

MARY MASON HEATH
1935
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IN MEMORY OF
VIRGINIA HEATH
LASSITER
DAUGHTER OF
D. W. and ANNA R. LASSITER
BORN FEBRUARY 5th 1874
DIED SEPTEMBER 12th 1902

[possibly bottom of same marker]

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IN MEMORY OF
FANNY PAGE LASSITER
DAUGHTER OF
JOHN AND HELEN LEAVENWORTH
McGILL,
AND WIFE OF
FRANCIS RIVES LASSITER.
BORN MARCH 20, 1866,
DIED JANUARY 1, 1906.

[cut off in pic] VICTORIOUS BUT TRIUMPHING."
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FRANCIS RIVES LASSITER
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[illegible old stone w/ confederate flag in ground beside it & small white footstone.]
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ELIZA JANE RIVES,
Relict of the late
FRANCIS E. RIVES,
Born in Sussex County V[cut off in pic]
Died in Petersburg Va Jan 18, 1871
In her 7[3rd] year.

[didn't photograph inscription]
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J. M. WYCHE
BORN IN SUSSEX Co. Va.
JUNE 8, 1811,
DIED IN GALVESTON TEXAS
MAY 19, 1892.

[BLE]SSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART
[F]OR THEY SHA[LL SEE GOD]
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SALLIE B.
PARKER
DIED
Aug. 16, 1869.
Aged 70 years.



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Section I, Pg. 1
Section I, Pg. 2
Section I, Pg. 3
Section I, Pg. 4
Section I, Pg. 5
Section I, Pg. 6


Submitted by: Susan Shields Sasek. Inscriptions from photographs by Susan Shields Sasek, 17 Feb 2006.

Items in brackets [ ] are those that were difficult/impossible to read or my notes.


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