Fickle Cemetery
Washington County, Virginia, USA  

Cemetery transcription and all photos 
by Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan, June 2007

  Note:  We are using the name "Fickle Cemetery" to be consistent 
with the well-known book "High on a Windy Hill" by Catherine Sanders McConnell.   
Each person noted in Fickle Cemetery in this book is listed below. 
If we were able to find their tombstone, there is an icon 
to the right of their name.


Directions:  From Abingdon, Virginia go northwest approximately 5 miles 
on Highway 19 to Rich Valley Road/700, then turn left (west) and go 
approximately 2.2 miles to 15485 Rich Valley Road. 
The cemetery is on the south side of the road, on fenced-in property.
Ask for permission to access the cemetery.

Coordinates: N 36.733003  W 82.085832


This small, rural hillside cemetery is comprised of approximately 
20 tombstones and is in very poor condition.

Click on the icon to the right of each name to view tombstone photos. 

Please note the asterisks* after various names throughout the index.
* signifies that this particular person appears on our personal genealogy website, and is connected to our family. A great deal of information might be contained on our website for those particular people.  This website can be reached by going to the following site:

Andis, Henry Shannon   *

 Andis, infant twins   *

Andis, Nancy Catherine (Pippin)    *  

Andis, Paul L    *

Ball, Beachard  

Ball, Corrie A  

Cole, Mrs. William B - died 23 Feb 194_; age 29 y   

Denton, Ellen K - died 31 Oct 1942; age 80y 10m 19d
(birth date approximately 12 Dec 1861)

Fickle, Amanda (Pippin)  

Fickle, Ephraim  

Gobble, Noah - 1868-1943; son of David Gobble

Knott, James H  

Lindsey, Mathew J  

* Nash, Nina    

Odum, Ollie - 07 Mar 1884 - 09 Aug 1888; 
daughter of J H and Catherine Odum   

Pippin, Mary Catherine  

Self, Mrs. Ethel - died 27 Oct 1930
(only date on J M Rose Funeral Co marker)

Williams, Amanda - died 20 Dec 1937; age 63y

Williams, Andrew - 04 Apr 1824 - 29 Dec 1915

Williams, Mary - died Feb ___; age 80y

Williams, William L - died 14 Aug 1938; age 73y

various fieldstones and illegible markers 

* not listed in "High on a Windy Hill" index






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Last updated September 27, 2009

Valerie Ann (Biberdorf) Boman and Debra (Larson) Branigan - 2007