Fort Blackmore Pioneer Cemetery ~ Fort Blackmore, Virginia
N 36° 46.082 W 082° 34.875
17S E 358875 N 4070305
Quick Description: Pioneer cemetery on the Clinch River at Fort Blackmore.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2015 10:31:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGQJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
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Long Description:
This is the cemetery for the early settlers and pioneers that forted here at Blackmore's Fort, a early fort on the Clinch River. Frontier explorer Daniel Boone and his party forted here from October 1773 to March 1775.

Most of the graves are unmarked, but there is a marker for David C. Cocke who was a private in Daniel Boone's Milita, and a marker for his wife, Jemina Leach Cocke.

There are seven honorary markers placed here in 2010 by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Earliest Burial: 2/28/1828

Latest Burial: 1/1/1863

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