Historic Cemetery

Historic Cemetery (HM4RL)

Location: Onancock, VA 23417 Accomack County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 42.713', W 75° 45.141'

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Known as the Scott Hall Cemetery, it dates from the late 18th century. Here will be found the grave of Commodore Whaley of the Maryland Navy who was killed in the Battle of the Barges in the Chesapeake Bay near the mouth of Onancock Creek in November 1782. Also buried here are: Colonel George Corbin, soldier of the Revolution who died September of 1793, his daughter Agnes Corbin Ker (1813) and son-in-law John Shepherd Ker (1806) the builder of Ker Place and successful merchant, along with other Ker family members.
HM NumberHM4RL
Year Placed2007
Placed ByEastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society
Marker Condition
3 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 4:16am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 433687 N 4174114
Decimal Degrees37.71188333, -75.75235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 42.713', W 75° 45.141'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 42' 42.78" N, 75° 45' 8.46" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Market St, Onancock VA 23417, US
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Jul 17, 2017 at 12:54pm PDT by pamela

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