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New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery, Esmont

New Green Mountain Baptist Church, Esmont, VA

Name:  New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery, Esmont

Date:  July 2007

Image Number:  CG095cdCG06

Comments:  New Green Mountain Baptist Church is an African-American church founded in 1896 and located at 7259 Porters Rd., Esmont, Virginia.  Its cemetery is located at 7725 Porters Rd. and adjoins the cemetery belonging to New Green Mountain Baptist Church of Esmont.  As of August 2017, New Green Mountain Cemetery contains approximately 171 gravestones and over thirty graves marked with stones or temporary markers whose inscriptions are now illegible.

Directions to New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery from Scottsville Museum: from Scottsville Museum:  Go West on Main Street and turn right on Valley Street.  Continue up Valley Street which becomes SR20.  Turn left on Irish Road (SR6) and travel 5.7 miles West.  Turn left on Porters Rd. (RT 627).  Drive 0.6 miles, and New Hope Baptist Church is on the left.  New Green Mountain's side of the cemetery starts around the row of trees looking south from the church parking lot.

Following is a July 2007 listing of the extant gravestones at New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery as prepared by Rob Manoso, an intern at Scottsville Museum from the Institute for Public History at the University of Virginia.  This listing was updated in August 2017 by Connie Geary.  Women are listed by their married names.  Also, asterisks (*) that appear before names denote veterans. 

Anderson, Amanda W.
1878-1972

Anderson, Charlotte R.
1928-1966

Anderson, Maggie Bruce
1926-1980

Banks, James H
1927-1987

Banks, Sheila Ann Swingler
May 21, 1953-July 25, 1997

Barnett, Evelyn R.
March 28, 1910-April 3, 2004

Barnette, Otis
March 5, 1902-January 8, 1968

Bodine, Norman Russell
January 10, 1951-July 17, 1990
Son of Carrie Johnson

Bolden, Adolph
April 23, 1901-March 10, 1957
Son of Hayes Bolden

Bolden, Anna E.
Died November 24, 1960

Bolden, Augusta E.
February 9, 1908-March 24, 1970

Bolden, Clorenda
June 29, 1826-December 2, 1897

Bolden, Hayes
September 9, 1876-December 13, 1918
Father of Adolph Bolden

Bolden, Joel G.
November 25, 1871-January 6, 1965

Bolden, Joel Hayes
January 24, 1910-November 8, 1993

Bolden, John D.
December 2, 1901-December 9, 1997

Bolden, John E.
November 20, 1869-December 20, 1957

Bolden, John Russell
July 2, 1931-September 30, 2004

Bolden, Mary L.
April 11, 1881-August 18, 1955

Bolden, Muriel J.
August 18, 1906-May 27, 1980

Bolden, Octavia V.
May 2, 1870-November 30, 1934
Wife of John E. Bolden

*Boling, Franklin William, Sr.
U.S. Army, WWII
November 23, 1923-March 27, 2012

Bridgeford, Anna E.
September 24, 1906-June 13, 1991
Anna shares the Bridgeford surname gravestone with Thomas G. Bridgeford.

Bridgeford, Thomas G.
June 10, 1888-August 20, 1987
Thomas shares the Bridgeford surname gravestone with Anna E. Bridgeford.

Brown, Ada Feggans
July 31, 1885-September 12, 1970

Brown, Alice N.
1939-1991

*Brown, Charles Bernard
COX, US Navy
WWII
April 6, 1924-August 24, 1984

Brown, Charles Edward
August 10, 1888-April 16, 1959

Brown, Clara Bruce
June 17, 1928-October 29, 1990

*Brown, Edward
U.S Army
WWII
December 15, 1916-March 1, 1976

Brown, Emanuel C. Sr.
June 5, 1928-August 17, 1993

*Brown, James
PVT, US Army
WWII
May 26, 1917-January 26, 1945

Bruce, Alonza
No photo available

*Bruce, James F.
PVT, 366 Infantry
WWII
December 4, 1922-October 27, 1951

Bruce, Louisa

Bruce, Martha
1897-1961

Bryan, Edna H.
1906-2000

Burton, Hary Lee
1904-1993

Burton, Richard F.
October 1, 1898-August 1, 1972

Carson, Mary L.
June 28, 1939-January 7, 1993

Clark, Susie Robinson
1922-1965

Coles, Clarence C.
1920-2001

*Coletrain, John
TEC 4, US Army
WWII
1909-1982

Coletrain, Lelia B.
1920-1983

Coletrain, Minnie
June 4, 1907-January 9, 1975

Coletrane, Elneta M.
January 15, 1916-October 8, 1997
Married to Jule Coletrane, Jr., on June 28, 1939

Coletrane, Evelyn F.
February 28, 1917-November 24, 1972

*Coletrane, Gary Frank
TEC 5, US Army
WWII
August 25, 1911-July 13, 1988

Coletrane, Jule Jr.
April 9, 1914-March 18, 1980
Married to Elneta M. Coletrane on June 28, 1939

*Coletrane, Linwood Nathaniel
A2C US Air Force
Korea
November 14, 1933-March 28, 1987

Copeland, Ellen V.
June 10, 1908-May 19, 1987

Copeland, Gloria Smith
April 13, 1930-June 23, 1985

Copeland, Reverend James D.
September 2, 1870-April 13, 1957

Copeland, Julian
1858-1941

Copeland, Shepherd N.
1903-1977

*Copeland, William D
BFC 679 Tank Destroyer BN
WWII
October 6, 1916-August 17, 1946 WWII

Dow, Annie Banks
Died August 5, 1938

Douglas, Valerie C.
1888-1975

Dyer, Betsy
Died October 28, 1915

Dyer, John Henry Jr.
Died October 15, 1922

Dyer, John Henry Sr.
Died June 8, 1961

Dyer, Lelia Lucas
Died September 27, 1926

Dyer, Louise Emanuel
Died February 3, 1911

Dyer, Philip H.
Died May 16, 1929

Feggans, Benjamin F.
February 4, 1936-September 24, 2013

Feggans, Clarence
1889-1942

Feggans, Edmonia
1872-1937

Feggans, Englar M.
December 10, 1943-January 19, 1996

Feggans, Frank T.
April 10, 1898-August 10, 1978

Feggans, Hayes
June 26, 1916-December 13, 1982

Feggans, Jannie V.
June 4, 1909-

Feggans, Richard C.
November 2, 1950-June 4, 2003

Feggans, Viola "Tea"
December 18, 1916-September 28, 2008

Frye, Betty Ann
November 18, 1946-June 7, 2000

Gardner, Elizabeth
February 15, 1937-

Gardner, Hattie Nelson
1891-1952

Gardner, Theodore
March 8, 1935-September 3, 2008

Gardner, William Kenton
1884-1940

Hardy, Jettie Frances
January 6, 1918-December 18, 2005

Harris, Alan David
August 29, 1969-January 24, 2007

Harris, George S.
December 6, 1929-December 24, 1998

*Harris, Harry
PFC, US Army
WWII
March 12, 1916-April, 14 1982

*Harris, William H.
MATT 1, US Navy
WWI
May 12, 1896-August 12, 1968

Johnson, Carrie Rosa
July 21, 1925-November 6, 2008

Johnson, George S.

*Johnson, James C.
PVT, US Army
WWI
June 18, 1898-February 23, 1980 WWI

Johnson, John E.
1928-1962

*Johnson, John Henry
PVT, 1 Engineer TNG BN
WWII
March 18, 1929-October 31, 1960

Johnson, Pearl W.
September 23, 1907-October 1, 1998

Jones, Alta B.
January 26, 1900-January 7, 1987
Married September 22, 1926

Jones, James T.
1865-1952

Jones, Jennie Etta
1869-1946

Jones, Warner J.
January 21, 1901-December 28, 1989
Married September 22, 1926

*Jordan, Bristol Vernon
PVT, US Air Force
Korea
March 19, 1932-February 10, 1998 Korea

Jordan, Casandra "Kris"
1955-1995

Jordan, Lillian "Lil"
1957-2012

Long, Antonio F.
November 2, 1969-June 21, 1998

Louden, Fannie H.
August 8, 1917-February 14, 1997

Louden, Thomas T.
August 4, 1904-May 9, 1986

Martin, Ernestine A.
March 13, 1932-July 25, 1998

Martin, Robert L.
November 21, 1934-January 31, 2014

Matthew, Tenea Sharon
May 20, 1996-May 31, 1996

Monroe, Hattie Gardner
March 15, 1921-January 20, 1995

Monroe, Ollie D.
January 8, 1954-November 19, 2015

Monroe, Ollie Ovander
May 20, 1918-December 29, 1978

Morris, Jack
1890-1966

Nelson, Alice M.
December 15, 1886-November 11, 1966

Nelson, Elinor B.
September 11, 1893-July 14, 1949

Nelson, Earle V.
December 13, 1923-July 28, 1948

Nelson, George J.
1921-2001

*Nelson, Haywood
PVT, US Army
WWII
March 29, 1925-January 2, 1981

Nelson, Janet E.
September 28, 1935-August 14, 1999

Nelson, Japheth G.
November 22, 1890-March 13, 1979

Nelson, Lillian L.
May 15, 1894-October 10, 1996

Nelson, Marie F.
1908-1935

Nelson, Millie
1849-1933

Nelson, Wilson S.
April 4, 1884-

Page, Edgar T., Sr.
1881-1965

Page, Maggie H.
1888-1977

Page, Rosa L.
September 15, 1912-August 4, 1965

Paige, Amanda L.
August 27, 1910-December 14, 1996

Paige, Edgar L., Jr.
November 15, 1914-November 14, 1985

Paige, Edgar L., III
April 18, 1939-November 30, 1992

*Paige, John R.
US Army
April 2, 1956-April 28, 1996

Paige, Muriel "Miki" Lorraine
May 8, 1955-September 18, 2014

Powell, Charles H., Jr.
June 20, 1935-March 26, 1996

Randolph, John A.
Died November 17, 1963

Randolph, Julia A.
June 16, 1888-April 12, 1978

Riffins, Ardelia
Died November 18, 1929

Riffins, Japheth
March 4, 1869-July 7, 1888

Riffins, William
Died November 17, 1901
Aged 61 years

*Robinson, Dandgure H.
TEC4, 515 Port BN
WWII
June 18, 1924-February 9. 1970

Robinson, Edward E.
1892-1971

*Robinson, Lynwood W.
TEC 5, US Army
WWII
January 14, 1909-March 5, 1975 WWII

Robinson, Sarah Ardella
December 8, 1882-December 18, 1963

Scott, Eliza A.
1892-1957

Scott, George E.
1887-1954

Scott, Loretta S.
July 23, 1890-November 27, 1971

Shelton, Nancy
1867-1935

Simms, Elizabeth Copeland
1900-1969

*Simpson, Arthur Alexander
SGT, 1328 ENGR, GEN SVC Regt
WWII
October 31, 1923-February 5, 1966

Simpson, George F.
September 8, 1906-January 11, 1953

Simpson, James E.
March 31, 1875-October 12, 1951

Simpson, Lellia B.
December 25, 1878-November 30, 1912
Wife of J.E. Simpson

Simpson, Reginald C.
February 7, 1903-June 30, 1969

Simpson, William "Ike" E.
January 17, 1953-November 8, 2012

Smith, Ruth A.
September 26, 1900-March 6, 1970

Swingler, Deacon Gary
April 17, 1876-January 20, 1957

*Swingler, John Garry
PFC, US Army, Korea
December 6, 1929-June 18, 1979

Swingler, Leanna
September 17, 1892-January 7, 1970

*Swingler, Preston
S1, US Navy
WWII
June 30, 1926-December 7, 1980

*Swingler, Rockwell
TEC 5, Engineers, US Army
WWII
October 18, 1919-March 5, 1945

Swingler, Rosa Virginia
December 10, 1918-August 5, 1998

*Swingler, Thomas Edward
PVT, US Army
WWII
August 19, 1915-November 15, 1988

Thomas, Addell W.
April 31, 1895-November 10, 1948
Wife of Fred Thomas

Thomas, Archie C.
February 10, 1900-July 10, 1964

Thomas, Clarissa Bolden
July 4, 1904-December 25, 2000

Thomas, Eugene A.
1913-1953

Thomas, Fred
March 2, 1891-February 18, 1973

Thomas, Helen A.
November 21, 1918-December 20, 1980

Thomas, Leroy F., Sr.
December 31, 1914-

Thomas, Maggie L.
May 5, 1874-October 23, 1965

Thomas, Nettie C.
July 29, 1907-January 9, 1989

Tyler, Carolean C.
July 15, 1918-July 2, 2000
No photo available

Wayne, Andrew J.
1906-1970

Wayne, Arthur E.
1921-1972

Wayne, Eric E.
1972-1972

Wayne, John H.
1913-1966

Wayne, Paula H.
1943-1972

Waynes, Elizabeth F.
1906-1948

Wheeler, Rosa B.
1886-1958

White, Jean S.
November 18, 1908-

White, Joseph S.
November 9, 1908-June 23, 1973

*Winfrey, Sandy
PVT, Co. C, 366 Infantry
WWII
June 22, 1898-January 4, 1964

*Notes*

A memorial, erected by New Green Mountain Baptist Church, to honor three U.S. veterans, Wilson S. Nelson Jr. (1922-1943); *Rockwell Swingler (1920-1945); and *James Brown (1918-1945); who were members of this Church.  All three soldiers were killed in action during World War II.

Memorial to Three U.S. Veterans Buried at New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery



 

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