Stafford in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Truslow Family Cemetery
Ashton, the oldest of the Truslow children, was also a farmer. In 1920, Ashton married Diantha Millington. By 1930, he had changed occupations and was noted as being employed as a truck driver for the Texaco Oil Company. The following year, on September 29, 1931, Truslow died at the age of 37, leaving no heirs. May, the middle child, married Mitchell Gallant, on November 23, 1918 in Washington DC. The couple resided in Fredericksburg, and by 1930, had three children Doris, Norris, and Ellen. A fourth child, Alfred, was born in 1934. May died at age 52 on January 15,
Green side bar, on right:
The Truslow Cemetery formerly adjacent to Embrey Mill Road, is an example of a small rural family cemetery. Studies of the cemetery indicated that four people were buried here within the 33-foot square enclosed by a post and wire fence.
The only marked grave is that of Benjamin Truslow, born August 18, 1871 and died June 11, 1901 at the age of 29 of peritonitis. The name and dates were hand-inscribed in the sandstone. The smaller, similarly shaped marker to the southeast is thought to be the grave's accompanying footstone.
Erected 2018 by embrey mill by Newland Communities.
Location. 38° 26.728′ N, 77° 26.399′ W. Marker is in Stafford, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on Crab Apple Drive just north of Embrey Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stafford VA 22554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker The Knight House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frances R. Shelton Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Robertson-Towson House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Accokeek Iron Furnace (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Robertson Quarry (approx. one mile away); Austin Run Pyrite Mine (approx. 1.2 miles away); Peyton’s Ordinary (approx. 2 miles away); Mary Kittamaquund (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stafford.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2018, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2018, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.