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Shiloh Cemetery
Indika, Isle of Wight County, Virginia

13713 Shiloh Drive, Windsor, Virginia 23487

Lat: 36° 48' 59"N, Lon: 76° 41' 31"W

Contributed by John C. Lotz, Nov 10, 2007 [d.lotz@charter.net]. Total records = 77.

From Petersburg, Virginia drive about 40 miles southeast to Windsor. Go about three miles east on Shiloh Drive (Rt. 603). Shiloh Methodist Cemetery is located in a grove of trees on the northwest side of the road.

Shiloh was the name of an old Methodist church on Shiloh Drive northeast of Windsor. Old maps show it to be in the Indika VA community. The Shiloh Methodist Church built a parsonage for their minister in Windsor in 1893. In an effort to bolster up its declining membership after the congregation decreased drastically, they decided to relocate the church to nearby Windsor on the property adjacent to their parsonage.

In 1906, they moved the building to Church Street, where it remained for about fifty years until it was torn down and the land sold. Now there is no Methodist church in the Windsor area. Today, the site of Shiloh Church is marked by a fairly large cemetery, which remains in good condition thanks to the care of the Presson family who lives adjacent to the site.

These information was compiled by reading the tombstone inscriptions. Alexander Bischoff, Cory DeFreitas, Ben Delton, Brittany Evans, Daniel Evans, Michael Henderson, Chaz Hornbaker, Jeff Irwin, David Robertson, Peyton Robertson and I participated in the recording of this cemetery, which is complete up to Oct 06, 2007. This file contains all the known and visible burials. There was only one completely unreadable marker.

- John C. Lotz

Allen, Jerry Albert, b. 1951, d. 2007
Arline, Alfred N., b. 1836, d. 1908, s/w Martha G. Arline, In Loving Memory
Arline, Beatrice, no dates, age: 5d,
Arline, Martha G., b. 1850, d. 1885, s/w Alfred N. Arline, In Loving Memory
Arline, Minnie, no dates, age: 5y, s/w Norma Arline
Arline, Norma, no dates, age: 3y, s/w Minnie Arline
Asbell, William Morton, Sr, b. 26 Feb 1948, d. 22 May 1998
Branch, Albert N., b. 4 Mar 1854, d. 15 Dec 1876, Son of Lemuel and Sarah Branch, footstone: A.N.B.
Branch, Barbara Ann, b. 14 Oct 1934, d. 14 Oct 1938, Our Baby
Branch, Beulah B., b. 10 Oct 1917, d. 22 Sep 1994
Branch, Ida Batten, b. 1858, d. 1935, Mother
Branch, J. Ryland, b. 12 Nov 1910, d. 10 Sep 1977
Branch, James Orson, b. 1851, d. 1918, Father
Branch, John L. "Buck", Jr, b. 25 Nov 1919, d. 25 Aug 1900
Branch, John L., b. 6 May 1887, d. 25 Sep 1955
Branch, John Purnell, b. 1883, d. 1906, Brother
Branch, Julia Ann, b. 2 May 1889, d. 1 Aug 1967
Branch, Lemuel, b. 5 May 1821, d. 16 Jun 1896, footstone: L.B.
Branch, Missouri Ethel, b. 6 May 1887, d. 23 Mar 1888, Infant Dau. Of Sallie B. & Whit L. Branch
Branch, N. Milton, b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 12 Dec 1898, Prof., footstone: N.M.B.
Branch, Rosa L., b. 28 Nov 1863, d. 24 Oct 1881, footstone: R.L.B.
Branch, Sallie Brittle, b. 14 May 1857, d. 25 Mar 1905, Mother, s/w Whit L. Branch
Branch, Sarah, b. 25 Aug 1827, d. 18 Jun 1889, Consort of Lemuel Branch, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.
Branch, Whit L., b. 6 Apr 1857, d. 7 Aug 1900, Father, s/w Sallie Brittle Branch
Brown, Charlie F., b. 17 Apr 1929, d. 25 May 1946, "Gone, but not forgotten"
Brown, Elnear C., b. 26 Jul 1934, d. 6 Nov 1937
Butler, Dawn C., no dates, Infant Daughter of Frank C. and Ida L. Butler, footstone: D.C.B.
Butler, Effie M., no dates, Daughter of Frank C. and Ida L. Butler, footstone: E.M.B.
Butler, Francis E., no dates, Infant Son of Frank C. and Ida L. Butler, footstone: F.E. B.
Darden, Elizabeth, b. 3 Nov 1805, d. 4 Nov 1870, Wife of S.G. Darden, footstone: E.D.
Darden, Martha F. (Nelms), b. 14 Dec 1841, d. , Wife of W. J. Darden, s/w William J. Darden, Headmarker: M.F.D., footstone: blank, No pains no griefs no anxious fear can reach our loved ones sleeping here.
Darden, Stephen G., b. 23 Feb 1816, d. 2 Jun 1890
Darden, William J., b. 2 Dec 1845, d. 9 Feb 1915, s/w Martha F. (Nelms) Darden, Headmarker: W.J.D., footstone: W.J.D., No pains no griefs no anxious fear can reach our loved ones sleeping here.
Dashiell, Thomas K., b. 11 Oct 1834, d. 12 Oct 1861, In memory of Dr. Thomas K. Son of Thos. M. & Ellen C. Dashiell
Eley, Edwin David, d. 20 Oct 1862, age: 19m 23d, footstone: E.D.E
Eley, James J., d. 10 Jan 1870, age: 19y 8m, footstone: J.J.E., "Now my weary head is sighing grieving for its absent dead and its withered hope are lieing in his cold and silent bed.
Eley, James, d. 29 Mar 1866, age: 60y 2m 13d, s/w Sallie A. (Phillips) Eley, footstone: J.E., Mark the perfect man and behold the upright for the end of this man is peace
Eley, John P., b. 19 Sep 1852, d. 17 Aug 1854, footstone: J.P.E., "The casket lieth here: the pearl which earth did borrow for a while his brow to deck, now sparkles in his coronet by whom 'twas loaned."
Eley, Martha Susan, d. 9 Jan 1862, age: 8y 11m 19d,", "
Eley, Sallie A. (Phillips), b. 1827, d. 1918, Wife of James Eley, s/w James Eley, footstone: S.A.E.
Eley, Samuel J., b. 2 Jan 1857, d. 1859, Son of James and Sallie Eley, Little Sammy was the first to sleep in his silent home of the dead, having been interred on 15 Sept 1859
Eley, Virginia Alice, d. 1 Oct 1852, age: 4y 11d, Only daughter of James and Sallie A. Eley, footstone: V.A.E.
Gwaltney, William Albert, b. 7 Apr 1929, d. 6 May 1989
Jordan, George Wilson, d. 12 Sep 1881, age: 7m 6d, Son of S. Lizzie & Dr. George H. Jordan
Joyner, Anna N., b. 1862, d. 1903
Joyner, Charles T., b. 1856, d. 1934
Joyner, Livingston, b. 1854, d. 1921, Uncle Livy
Joyner, Pattie I., b. 1891, d. 1894
Joyner, Thomas, b. 1826, d. 1903
Kitchen, D. W., b. 4 Dec 1808, d. 18 Nov 1880, Captain, Mason Symbol, Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord
Kitchen, Martha Etta, b. 11 Jun 1861, d. , age: 10m 13d, Daughter of D.W. & M.E. Kitchen
Kitchen, Mary Eliza (Nelms), b. 17 Feb 1838, d. 11 Mar 1915, Wife of Dixon Wm Kitchen, I will say of the Lord He is my refuge and my fortress. My God in Him will I trust.
Kitchen, Mollie Kate, b. 14 Apr 1859, d. 16 Sep 1872, Asleep in Jesus Blessed Sleep
Kitchen, W. Edward, b. 27 Aug 1869, d. 19 May 1933
McClenny, Jean G., b. 14 Jan 1928, d. 6 Dec 1992, Mother, Reep, Her children arise up and call her blessed
Nelms, Ada G., b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 4 Jan 1881, Wife of Jas. E. Nelms, footstone: A.G.N., "Why lament the Christian dying, Why indulge in tears of gloom calmly in her Lord relying has met the opening tomb, Hark the golden harps are ringing, winds celestial fill her ear, millions now in heaven singing grant her joyful entrance there."
Nelms, Ader, b. 28 Jul 1876, d. 20 Aug 1876, Daughter of J.E. & M.E. Nelms
Nelms, Archibald, b. 1 Jul 1805, d. 11 Mar 1881
Nelms, Eddie A., b. 10 Nov 1861, d. 16 Sep 1863, Son of J.E. & M.E. Nelms, footstone: E.A.N.
Nelms, Edward D., b. 5-Apr, d. 15 Aug 1888, Son of J.E. & V.C. Nelms, Safe in the arms of Jesus
Nelms, Effie F., d. 20 Sep 1880, age: 13m 8d, Daughter of Jas. E. & Adir G. Nelms, footstone: E.F.N., Let the little one come unto me for theirs is the kingdom of heaven
Nelms, J. A., b. 29 May 1869, d. 3 Aug 1892, Son of J.E. & M.E. Nelms, footstone: J.A.N.
Nelms, J. E., b. 29 Jun 1834, d. 29 Jun 1906, In sacred memory of our beloved husband and father, footstone: J.E.N., Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord
Nelms, Leonidas McDaniel, b. 27 Sep 1860, d. 24 Aug 1861, Son of James E. & M.E. Nelms, footstone: L.M.N., We have a little angel in heaven
Nelms, Lula Pope, b. 26 May 1873, d. 12 July 1873, Daughter of J.E. & M.E. Nelms
Nelms, Mary E., b. 28 Sep 1842, d. 10 Sep 1876, Wife of J.E. Nelms, footstone: M.E.N.
Nelms, Mary, b. 31 July 1814, d. 22 Dec 1891, Wife of Archibald Nelms, Sweet Rest In Heaven
Nelms, Stephen, b. 5 Nov 1870, d. 29 Jun 1872, Son of J.E. & M.E. Nelms, footstone: S.N.
Nelms, Virginia C. (Daughtrey), b. 1848, d. 1915, In memory of Virginia C. Daughtrey wife of Jas. E. Nelms, footstone: V.C.N., At rest
Nungesser, Joan C., b. 29 Jan 1932, d. 31 Aug 1903, s/w Walter G. Nungesser, "It's Wondrous what a hug can do. If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again."
Nungesser, Walter G., b. 20 Apr 1927, d. , s/w Joan C. Nungesser, "It's Wondrous what a hug can do. If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again."
Pope, John T., b. 1856, d. 1918, s/w Sarah B. Pope
Pope, Sarah B., b. 1859, d. 1926, s/w John T. Pope
Richards, Sallie A., b. 17 Sep 1856, d. 12 Oct 1931, s/w Solon B. Richards
Richards, Solon B., b. 15 Apr 1861, d. 7 Sep 1930, s/w Sallie A. Richards
Tynes, Angenetta H. (Corbell), b. 12 Jun 1835, d. 17 Jan 1896, His Wife, s/w James Jackson Tynes, footstone: A.H.C.T.
Tynes, James Jackson, b. 25 May 1819, d. 13 Jan 1896, s/w Angenetta H. (Corbell), footstone: James J. Tynes, Co. E. 9th VA. Reg"

Misc:
??, ??, no dates, Marker is hidden under the branches of a tree and is too damaged to read
??, ??, Erected by Tom Smith Camp #1702 Sons of Confederate Veterans, Suffolk, Virginia, Buried behind this marker are five war between the states soldiers and countless other community and Shiloh Methodist Church members.

 

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