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001    BUCHANAN BURIAL GROUND

      Location - on High Ridge Rd between Hwy 226 and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

      Coordinates: 35d 50m 58.7s N; 82d 05m 29.1s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: take Hwy 226 or the Blue Ridge Pkwy to Little Switzerland. Get off onto High Ridge Rd and go to the Little Switzerland Inn. The cemetery is between the tennis courts and the restaurant. It is on the Mitchell county side of the Mitchell county - McDowell county line.

      The cemetery is inside a concrete block wall and has a plaque naming the cemetery: Buchanan Burial Ground, Established 1878, "Forever a place of rest for our loved ones" View #2 of the cemetery.

      Survey and photographs by Jim and Linda Gill in July 2010.


  1. Biddix, Cordelia   (b. 15 Oct 1858 - d. 11 Feb 1903)
      • Mother
  2. Buchanan, Carl   (b. 1907 - d. 1910)
      • Son of D.L. and Dovie McF. Buchanan
  3. Buchanan, D. L.   (b. 1873 - d. 1910)
      • Husband of Dovie McF. Buchanan
  4. Buchanan, Della   (b. 22 May 1901 - d. 12 May 1903)
  5. Buchanan, Dovie McF.   (b. 1876 - d. 1960)
      • Wife of D.L. Buchanan
  6. Buchanan, Elizabeth H.   (b. 1812 - d. 1901)
      • Wife of Joseph H. Buchanan
  7. Buchanan, Fred C.   (b. 13 Oct 1903 - d. 12 Oct 1987)
      • Husband of Leila C. Buchanan
  8. Buchanan, Infant   (b. - d. )
      • Daughter of Mr. Mrs. Fred Buchanan
  9. Buchanan, Joseph N.   (b. 23 Apr 1878 - d. 16 Dec 1908)
  10. Buchanan, Leila C.   (b. 31 Mar 1899 - d. 28 Jul 1975)
      • Wife of Fred C. Buchanan
  11. Buchanan, Lula E.   (b. 10 Jul 1881 - d. 15 Feb 1903)
  12. Buchanan, Nancy M.   (b. 2 Feb1842 - d. 26 Aug 1935)
      • Wife of William A. Buchanan. A Mother in Israel. "In my hand no price I bring, simply to thy cross I cling." Memorial to Nancy. Closeup of inscription.
  13. Buchanan, R. Win   (b. 22 May 1879 - d. 9 Feb 1976)
      • Husband of Sarah Ella Buchanan
  14. Buchanan, Sarah Ella   (b. 22 Aug 1878 - d. 17 Jul 1930)
      • Wife of R. Win Buchanan
  15. Buchanan, Texie M   (b. 1904 - d. 1904)
  16. Buchanan, William A.   (b. 26 Apr 1839 - d. 26 Apr 1903)
  17. Collis, M. B.   (b. - d. 20 Feb 1906)
  18. Dale, Bessie A.   (b. 13 Mar 1886 - d. 1 Oct 1886)
      • Our Baby. Daughter of G.R. and E.F. Dale.
  19. Dale, James W.   (b. 9 Apr 1883 - d. 24 Sep 1888)
      • Our Baby. Son of of G.R. and E.F. Dale.
  20. Gibbs, Mary L.   (b. abt 1841 - d. 28 Mar 1903)
      • Aged 62 years. Wife of William Fullwood Gibbs "Farewell" "Our mother in God's own morn her orb will rise once more a star in paradise."
  21. Gilbert, Lois Mace   (b. 5 Sep 1923 - d. 17 Feb 1978)
  22. Gouge, James Clifton   (b. 11 Jul 1910 - d. 8 Jul 1911)
      • Son of Hillery and Ander Mathis Gouge
  23. Hollifield, D. E.   (b. 30 Apr 1876 - d. 27 May 1906)
      • She was a loyal friend a noble daughter and a devoted wife and mother.
  24. Hollifield, Daniel   (b. 1833 - d. 1910)
  25. Hollifield, Elizabeth   (b. 14 Mar 1851 - d. 4 Feb 1934)
  26. Hollifield, Infant   (b. - d. )
      • Child of Clyde and Lula Cox Holifield
  27. Hollifield, Isaac N.   (b. 15 Oct 1850 - d. 6 Sep 1947)
      • Husband of Millie Jane Hollifield
  28. Hollifield, Malinda   (b. 1839 - d. 1916)
  29. Hollifield, Millie Jane   (b. 31 Oct 1864 - d. 29 Jan 1902)
      • Wife of Isaac N. Hollifield
  30. Hollifield, Polly   (b. 1866 - d. 1904)
  31. Hollifield, Sarah   (b. 1820 - d. 1901)
  32. Hollifield, W.G.   (b. 17 Jan 1869 - d. 17 Feb 1963)
  33. Mace, Etta Lowery   (b. 13 Apr 1895 - d. 13 Aug 1986)
  34. Mace, John Ed   (b. 15 Jun 1894 - d. 4 Aug 1973)
  35. McBee, Fred   (b. 1874 - d. 1878)
  36. McKinney, Alice Mace   (b. 21 Nov 1927 - d. 14 May 1948)
  37. McKinney, Dallas H.   (b. 7 Sept 1885 - d. 8 Mar 1917)
  38. McKinney, Dan R.   (b. 27 Oct 1876 - d. 29 Aug 1957)
  39. McKinney, Helen   (b. 1918 - d. 1919)
  40. McKinney, Lily Mae   (b. 19 Aug 1913 - d. 10 Jan 1923)
      • Gone to be an Angel
  41. McKinney, Nora J.   (b. 1883 - d. 1927)
      • Daughter of Robert P. and Susan E. McKinney. In God's Care
  42. McKinney, Robert P   (b. 1857 - d. 1925)
      • Husband of Susan E. McKinney. Beloved Father
  43. McKinney, Susan E.   (b. 1860 - d. 1935)
      • Wife of Robert P. McKinney. Beloved Mother
  44. McKinney, Vaughn   (b. 1899 - d. 1910)
  45. McKinney, Zeb Vance   (b. 1921 - d. 1921)
  46. Minnish, Kathryn   (b. 1910 - d. 1922)
  47. Minnish, Lillie Mae   (b. 1934 - d. 1934)
  48. Minnish, Obera   (b. 1908 - d. 1908)
  49. Minnish, Vestie   (b. 1886 - d. 1927)
  50. Piper, Gladys B.   (b. 21 Jan 1921 - d. 1 Jan 1994)
      • Wife of Leslie R. Piper
  51. Piper, Leslie R.   (b. 24 Dec 1919 - d. 26 Nov 2000)
  52. Unknown, Infant   (b. - d. )
  53. Woody, Freddie   (b. 1903 - d. 1904)


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