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289    WOOD and LYON FAMILY CEMETERY

      Location - Off Collins Rd, Elkin, Surry Co., NC.

      Coordinates: 36d 15m 53.9s N; 80d 52m 01.2s W Click here for Google maps

      Directions: From intersection of Business Hwy 21 and CC Camp Road (aka N. Main Street), go north on Hwy 21 Bus to 1st stop light past intersection to Collins Road. Turn left up a hill on Collins Road and go .4 mile to a small dirt lane on RH side of road just past a small circle. This is entrance to the Elkin water reservoir. There is a gated drive and the Town of Elkin holds the key. There are two cemeteries that are accessed thru this gate. Once thru the gate follow the trail for .5 mile to Wood and Lyon Cemetery. Cemetery is just on LH side of Road and has an old fence surround.

      Surveyed by Joe Hicks on October 1, 2006.
      Township or district:  Elkin.
      Public or Private:  Private property.
      GPS Accuracy (ft.):  20.
      Elevation above sea level (ft.):  1016.
      Status of cemetery:  Abandoned.
      Surry County Parcel Number:  4952-00-00-5792.

      This is a gated drive and the Town of Elkin holds the key. There are two cemeteries that are accessed thru this gate. Once thru the gate follow the trail for .5 mile to the first cemetery. This is the Wood and Lyon cemetery and the names here are: Henry Wood (b. 06-22-1819, d. 01-03-1891), Prudence Burcham Wood (b and d ?????), Children, Derwood B Lyon (b. 07-25-1909, d. 12-04-1909), and another stone that could not be read the day that I was there..


  1. Lyon, Amker? G.   (b. 8 Dec 1907 - d. 26 Nov 1918)
      • (dates questionable)
  2. Lyon, Derwood B.   (b. 25 Jul 1909 - d. 4 Dec 1909)
  3. Wood, Henry   (b. 22 Jun 1819 - d. 3 Jan 1891)


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