Submitted by Donna Cox Briggs, member, Cemetery Survey Team of Northeast Tennessee:
Our cemetery survey team recently transcribed the Hickam Cemetery and thought you might like to post it on the web page. We usually try to stay in Tennessee, but occasionally we veer over the line a little bit. Our team photographs every tombstone in each cemetery we transcribe, and the photos and transcriptions are saved to Cds. I have included some census information... 


Located on Spring Valley Circle, Gate City, Virginia (Scott County).  The cemetery is behind a mobile home on a small hill.  It has not been cared for in many years.  Several stones were broken and lying about. There is a concrete slab around a few graves with “Claymon” written on it.  There were three graves marked by fieldstones and three unmarked, sunken graves.


Photographed and transcribed 7 Nov 2004 by Jan Clark and Donna Briggs

Map Location: 5176A  Indian Springs Quad

GPS Location:  36° 35.95N  082° 29.79W  Elevation: 1518 ft.


Crain, Almeda
 22 Apr 1877
 12 Jul 1880
 Daughter of M. T. & M. J. Crain
F. A. C. 
 [No date]
 [No date]
 [Initials only]
N. C. 
 [Broken stone; initials and dates only]
Claman, W. D. 
 22 Jun --
 21 Feb 1870
Hickam, Infant Daughter
 29 Jul 1903
 [No date]
 Infant Daughter of J. D. an M. E. Hickam
King, Addia
 30 Jan 1855
 19 Feb 1884
 Wife of P. L. King
Hickam, Elizabeth J.
 23 Dec 1818 or 19
 9 Jan 1895
 Wife of Joseph Hickam [Stone actually reads “1818 or 19”]
Hickam, Joseph
 27 Feb 1804
 30 [Unk] 1876
 [Stone is broken and pieces missing]
Hickam, E. H.
 8 Feb 1850
 20 Dec 1873
 [Hand carved fieldstone]
Sanders, Eliza J.
 22 Nov 1842
 14 Mar 1884
 [Hand carved fieldstone]
Sanders, Corda
 28 Jun 1883
 6 Aug 1884
 [Hand carved fieldstone]
Sanders, David
 15 Mar 1833
 [No date]
 [Hand carved fieldstone]



1860 Census of Scott County, Virginia, Estillville, P.O.

Page 294 household #1931-1931

HICKAM, Joseph        56        farmer

       Jane                40        spinster        

       Elizabeth        13

       Matilda        11

       Edley                10 (m)

       Lucinda         8

       Adaline         5

       Margaret         3

SHELTON, Elizabeth  60         spinster

CRAWFORD, Wesley  22        farmer

Copyright Notice
All files on this site are copyrighted by their creator. They may not be reproduced on another site or in any other form without specific permission from the creator. Although public information is not in and of itself copyrightable, the format in which they are presented, the notes and comments, etc., are.

If you have transcribed files pertaining to Scott County that you would like to donate to this site contact Vickie Sturgill.  Please do not submit material that you do not own the copy rights to.  No files on this site are for sale, they are free for your personal genealogical use only and may not be used for any other purpose.

site created, designed, and maintained
by Vickie Sturgill 
© 07