Floyd County Historical Society

P.O. Box 292
Floyd, Virginia  24091-0292

Helping preserve and share a unique history in Southwest Virginia
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Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA


Park Ridge Development, a gated  community on
Ponderosa Road S.E.
Documented in 2006 by Jo Parr and
In 2007 by Paula Kelley Ward
Located on land once owned by George Washington Kelley, Paula’s third great-grandfather; land was originally Franklin County and later became Floyd County.  G. W. Kelley, a well-known Baptist minister, married many couples in both counties.
Lurinda H.  wife of R. P. Jones                                      6 Mar 1850     10 Jun 1934
Malinda C. wife of Robert P. Jones                                                       5 Dec 1885
Robert P. Jones                                                            3 Jan 1844      1 Dec 1904/5
Infant child of Robert P. & Lurinda Jones                                      July  1888
Ella wife of Wm E. Jones                                              17 Sep 1881    5 Feb 1905
Illegible stone with Confederate Flag and marked 54th VA at base.  Paula believes it could be the grave of James L. Kelley, son of George W. Kelley, who served 1861-1863.  In 1877 James L. & his wife Sarah Ann Sowder Kelley deeded land to the Locust Grove District for the Kelley School House.
Mae  wife of S. R. Moran                                             2 Oct 1892/3  6 Mar 1912
James W. Kelley                                                           4 Apr  1863    30 May 1942
  (s/o William D. & Charlotte Powell Kelley; grand/son of George W. Kelley)
Elizabeth Haldren                                                          8 May 1881    20 Mar 1909
Nannie Haldren                                                            14 Sep 1885    13 Aug 1910
Fannie  Haldren                                                            18 Dec 1825    18 Mar 1842
William P. Haldren                                                        16 Feb 1898    14 Feb 1904
An old pointed, leaning stone is known by descendants and area residents as the grave of George Washington Kelley, 9 March 1794 – 17 November 1878
Several unreadable and others rock markers




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