Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
(Jefferson Family Cemetery)
Jarratt, Henry County, Virginia

Contributed by Geri Simmons


Location: Jefferson Road (at end), off Lebanon Church Road, Henry District, Sussex County, Jarratt, Virginia.

Lee Jefferson and Martha Reese Jefferson, descendants and members of related families are interred here in the Chapel Hill Baptist Cemetery (another name: Powell Cemetery). Martha Jefferson transferred the deed of The Jefferson Family Cemetery to Chapel Hill Baptist Church.


Lee Jefferson                   Martha Reese Jefferson
b. May 1850                     b. April 1858
d. 30 Mar 1910                  d. 4 Oct 1911

Mattie Jefferson Watkins        Adolphus Watkins
b. 30 Aug 1876                  b. 3 Jul 1873
d. 1915                         d. 28 Nov 1938

Martha H. Watkins               Frank W. Watkins
b. 18 Sept 1905                 b. 1904 (1910 census
d. 23 Sept 1908                 d. 13 Oct 1928

James Henry Watkins             Shirley Watkins
b. 27 May 1910                  b. 30 Dec 1936
d. 6 Aug 1957                   d. 1947

Ulysses Vernon Watkins          Nannie Lane Watkins
b. 26 Dec 1898                  b. 24 Dec 1902
d. 11 Mar 1968                  d. 15 Mar 1977

Lawrence Watkins                Raymond Watkins
b. 16 Sept 1927                 b. 1 Sept 1922
d. 14 Aug 1955                  d. 31 Jul 1956

Edward Parker                   Emma Inez Watkins Parker
b. 25 Mar 1900                  b. 28 Sept 1912
d. 6 Nov 1969                   d. 26 Aug 1973

Floyd Lee Watkins               Benjamin Jefferson
b. 3 Jul 1934                   b. 28 Jun 1896
d. 9 Sept 1992                  d. 7 Aug 1964

George Jefferson                Emma Scott Jefferson
b. 30 Aug 1877                  b. 26 Oct 1880
d. 25 Apr 1973                  d. 13 Jul 1961

George Jefferson, Jr.           Karen Jefferson
b. 22 Mar 1903                  b. 12 oct 1898
d. 29 Jul 1949                  d. 30 May 1980

Mallia Jefferson Butts          Luke Butts
b. 8 Oct 1904                   b. 28 Oct 1902
d. 14 May 1986                  d. 4 Sept 1976

George E. Butts                 Margaret Jefferson
b. 2 Apr 1931                   b. 3 Feb 1908
d. Dec 1957                     d. 15 Apr 1962

Cora Jefferson Lundy            Harrison Lundy
b. 11 Feb 1910                  b. 18 Jun 1915
d. 25 May 1993                  d. 8 May 1966

Samuel Butts                    Andrew Butts
b. 25 Aug 1916                  b. 30 Oct 1943
d. 6 Jul 1981                   d. 4 Feb 1967

Boston Smith                    Thomas Smith, Sr.
b. 12 Sept 1912                 b. 30 May 1905
d. Dec 1981                     d. 1 Jul 1981

Richard Jefferson               Margaret Jefferson
b. 7 Jan 1881                   b. 3 Feb 1908
d. 25 Mar 1953                  d. 15 Apr 1962

Thomas Jefferson                Etta Mason Jefferson
b. 28 Feb 1888                  b. abt. 1895   (1920 census)
d. 19 dec 1975                  d. Oct. 1937

Carrie Jefferson                Betty Mason Jefferson
b. 12 Oct 1898                  b. 25 Nov 1883
d. 30 May 1980                  d. 13 Oct 1950

Giles Jefferson, Sr.            Lelia Taylor Jefferson
b. Feb 1890                     b. abt. 1891
d. abt. 1967                    d. 13 Feb 1958

Nancy Jefferson                 Giles (Rocky) Jefferson, Jr.
b. Jun 1907                     b. 12 Oct 1917
d. 12 Mar 1980                  d. 17 Oct 1981

Corine Jefferson                Benjamin Jefferson, Jr.
b. Mar 1892                     b. 28 Jun 1896
d. 26 Jan 1914                  d. 7 Aug 1964

Paul T. Jefferson, Jr.          Paul T. Jefferson, Sr.
b. 28 Oct 1945                  b. 17 Apr 1914
d. 9 Apr 1973                   d. 2 Sept 1979

Mary Jefferson                  Delcenia Jefferson
b. Aug 1941                     b. 1 Feb 1935
d. 11 Apr 1907                  d. 1 Apr 1956

Will Jefferson                  John Jefferson
b. 21 Sept 1950                 b. 23 May 1924
d. 16 Feb 1960                  d. 4 Jul 1987

Joanna Jefferson                Mary Givens
b. 28 May 1958                  b. Mar 1941
d. 2 Oct 1987                   d. 30 Dec 1992

Benjamin T. Givens              Blanche Givens
b. 29 Jan 1913                  b. abt. 1883
d. Mar 1942                     d. 12 Dec 1905

Essie Blow Jefferson            Clarence Jefferson
b. Nov 1929                     b. 8 Nov 1922
d. Jun 1967                     d. 16 Feb 1967

Herbert Taylor                  Colin Mason
b. Feb 1914                     b. 11 Sept 1916
d. 15 Jul 1989                  d. 19 Jan 1980

Lloyd Easter                    Morgan Wynn, Jr.
b. 15 Mar 1897                  b. 3 Nov 1918
d. 25 Apr 1952                  d. 15 May 1952

Mary J. Eldridge                Annie Eldridge
b. 31 Jul 1919                  b. 5 Mar 1900
d. 19 Feb 1979                  d. 6 Feb 1968

William Eldridge                Howard Butts
b. 17 Nov 1900                  b. 26 Sept 1921
d. 8 Oct 1979                   d. 19 Aug 1976

Albert Avent                    Louise Smith
b. abt. 1851                    b. 13 Jun 1936
d. 7 Mar 1911                   d. 8 Mar 1981

Eliza Morton                    Charles Morton
b. abt. 1905                    b. 23 Mar 1916
d. 6 Mar 1972                   d. 3 Sept 1965

Merrel Owens                    Marcellus Jefferson
b. 1 Jun 1913                   b. 30 April 1924
d. 23 Mar 1984                  d. 18 May 1997

Robert Owens                    Leslie Atkins
b. 26 Jul 1946                  b. 20 May 1930
d. 12 Mar 1988                  d. 14 Feb 1977

Diane Jefferson                 Annie Ruth Jefferson Butts
b. 30 Apr 1960                  b. 8 Oct 1915
d. 6 Jun 1963                   d. 18 Jan 2000

Shelton Jefferson
b. about 1937
d. 22 Jan 1999

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