John Marshall Markham Cemetery

Middle Creek, Arcadia, Botetourt County

To the left and above Middle Creek

Behind and above Middle Creek Campground

Goolsby, Frank H. April 19, 1878 October 10, 1918 Death is eternal life why should we weep.

Frank H. Goolsby age 23 married on April 17, 1901 in Munford, Va to Lula M. Worley age 20. He was born in Rockbridge Co., Va to J. W. and Mary Agnes Goolsby. Lula was born in Botetourt Co., Va to Paul S. & Susan M. Worley.

Markham, Ella Victoria 1870 – 1944 d/o William T. & Matilda Flippo Markham

William T. Markham b. 22 Sep 1834 d. 17 Jan 1897 Matilda Flippo b. 15 Jan 1840 Spotsylvania Co., Va 29 May 1891 Botetourt Co., Va.

Markham, Ella May 1 June 1901 12 May 1933 w/o Charles O. Markham Charles Owen Markham age 24 s/o John M. & Lucy B. Markham married on 2 Jun 1919 to Ella Mae Markham age 18 d/o Henry A. & Ella V. Markham 1880 Census

Markham, Fannie P. 4 Feb 1835 31 Dec 1925 w/o Marshall Markham God in his wisdom has recalled The boom his love had given And though the body slumbers here The soul is safe in heaven. Frances P. b. Bedford Co., Va 1880 Census Botetourt County, Va.

Markham, Nannie Bell 10 Jul 1879 16 Apr 1922 w/o O. P. Markham Otho Paxton Markham age 26 s/o William A. & Ann E. Markham married on 17 Dec 1896 at Munford, Va. to Nannie Belle Bryan age 16 d/o Lewis M. Bryan & Mary Elizabeth Markham. ….over she was too good ….the angels came down …cold world of care MOTHER

Infant d/o O. P. & Nannie B. Markham (no dates)

Markham, Infant s/o O. P. & Nannie B. Markham (no dates)

Markham, Ann E. wife of W A Markham

Markham, William A. 14 Jan 1835 21 Apr 1917 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

William A. Markham age 30 s/o Marshall & Martha Markham married 12 Dec 1866 to Ann E. Bryan b. Botetourt County, Va. d/o Lawson Bryan & Mary J. Murphy.

Worley, Charles B. Co. A Jordon’s Regt. CSA (no dates)

Worley, Jesse G. 5 Nov 1900 21 Oct 1918 s/o O. R. & E. V. Worley Owen R. Worley age 22 s/o Paul S. Worley & Martha S. Markham married on 20 Dec 1899 at Jack Worley’s to Esther W. Howe age 21 d/o Charles & Letcher Howe

Another link is broken in our household band, but a chain is forming in a better land.

Worley, Paul S. 31 Jan 1850 20 Jan 1942 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

Worley, Martha S. w/o P. S. Worley 14 Aug 1854 13 Dec 1926 A precious one from us is gone A voice we love is stilled A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled.

Paul S. Worley age 22 b. Bedford Co., Va s/o Richard A. & Mary Worley married on 10 Sep 1873 at William A. Markham’s to Martha S. Markham b. Botetourt Co., Va d/o William A. & Amanda Markham.

Stones and Fieldstones

October 23, 2008 Photos by Robin Markham Whiteside Sams

Notes by Loretta Caldwell.