Orrison Family Cemetery

Orrison Family Cemetery

Permit Ct., Kingston Chase Subdivision
Herndon, Va.

FX065

This small cemetery is all that remains of the land holdings of the Orrison Family. The cemetery, located near the site of the old family home, formerly contained eight marble gravestones, two of which (ELLEN E. HUMMER and LITTLE RAY) were not found by this 1994 survey.

J. A. BUSSARD
Birth: JAN 29, 1839

Death: NOV 17, 1879

Comment: Inscriptions "Erected to the memory of"....By her Husband."

O. M. BUSSARD
Comment: Top half of the grave stone is missing. The identity of the deceased ì comes from the foot stone inscription "O.M.B." and the grave stone ì inscription which reads "Dearest husband thou hast left us, we thy lost ì most deeply feel, But God who hath bereft us, He can all our sorrows ì heal."

LUCY R. HIGGS
Birth: DEC 16, 1841

Death: NOV 24, 1917

Comment: Inscription "Dearest sister thou hast left us, We thy loss most deeply ì feel. But tis God who has bereft us He can all our sorrows heal."

ELLEN E. HUMMER
Death: SEP 24, 1891

MARTHA CECELIA ORRISON
Birth: DEC 1, 1876

Comment: Inscription "Daughter thou were mild and lovely, Gentle as the summer ì breeze; Pleasant as the air of evening, When it floats among the trees."

JANE E. ORRISON
Death: FEB 15, 1890

Comment: Inscriptions "Sacred to the memory of" and "Blessed are the pure in heart ì for they shall see God."

LILLIE WHALEY
Death: SEP 6, 1869

Comment: Inscriptions "LITTLE LILLIE First child of" and "My God knows what is ì best, if he plucked his Lilley soon, it was to save it some rough blast."

RAY WHALEY
Death: JAN 24, 1884

Comment: Inscription "LITTLE RAY Young child of.."

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