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Goodwin/Wood Cemetery
Roanoke County, Virginia

Located in the Wabun area off of Poor Mountain Roan at the end of 5824 Foster Lane.

Contributed by Sandy Cooper, Oct 09, 2001, last edited Sep 20, 2007 [sandycoopr@comcast.net]. Total records = 13.

This is an old cemetery located on our property above our house. We built on my old family home place in 1985. It is really pretty. It has a chain link fence around it and a large section that can be removed when needed to bury someone.

The cemetery is still active, however it is a private family cemetery. My is the caretaker husband, a job he started in 1964 because my uncle and aunt were too old to do it anymore.

I have transcribed from the records of Jerry and Mary G. Cooper Trustee's and family of the Goodwin/Wood Cemetery. It was established by John Edward and Sarah Ellen Goodwin Wood after the death of William Rosswell Wood their child in 1891.

- Sandy Cooper

Cooper, Matthew Goodwin, b. 27 Feb 1980, d. 15 Jul 2006, s/o Mary
Goodwin, Virginia Ellen, b. Jul 10, 1870, d. Feb 2, 1938, wife of John Edward Wood
Goodwin, William Wesley, b. Nov 1843, d. Jul 19, 1911
Jones, Mr, d. c.1999, not a family member, he had no place to be buried
Moses, Ina Lillian, b. Aug 11, 1894, d. Jul 20, 1941
Sarah Ellen Bott, b. 1848, d. May 10, 1934, wife of William Wesley Goodwin
Wood, Eva Mae Owen, b. Jan 18, 1908, d. Nov 18, 1969, wife of Harry M. Wood
Wood, Harry Murphy, b. Feb 10, 1895, d. May 21, 1983, son of J. E. and V. E. Wood
Wood, John Edward, b. Nov 23, 1860, d. Feb 27, 1932, son of W. R. and M. A. Wood
Wood, John William, b. Nov 11, 1892, d. Dec 2, 1969, son of J. E. and V.E. Wood
Wood, Mazie Ann, b. Jul 7, 1902, d. Oct 18, 1978, dau. of J. E. and V. E. Wood
Wood, Sara Ellen, b. Aug 8, 1904, d. Feb 14, 1996, dau. of J. E. and V. E. Wood
Wood, William Rosswell, b. 1891, d. 1891

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