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Filed under Civil War, Hampton, Isle of Wight County, James City County, Newport News, Obituary Files, Petersburg, Richmond, The Caretakers, Virginia, Williamsburg
Tagged as Bassette's Cemetery, caretaker, Cedar Grove Cemetery Williamsburg, cemetery, Church, Civil War, First Baptist Church Williamsburg, genealogy, George Henry White, Gravedigger, Hampton, Petersburg, Pleasant Shade Cemetery, Reconstruction, Slavery, Tidewater, Virginia, Warwick County
Filed under Portsmouth, Stories in Stone, Suffolk, The Caretakers, Tombstone Tales, Virginia
Tagged as Church, Court Street Baptist Church Portsmouth, Ebenezer Baptist Church Portsmouth, Elliott, Free persons of color, genealogy, Mt. Calvary Cemetery Complex, Orton, Portsmouth, Rev. E. G. Corprew, Rev. J. M. Armistead, Sexton, Virginia, Zion Baptist Church Portsmouth
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