The General John B. Salling Cemetery at Slant, Scott County, Virginia

Take US 23 N. from Gate City, Scott Co., Va. to Clinchport, Va. Take SR 65 E. about 4 miles to SLANT. Turn right on the paved road beside the General John B. Salling Monument, go about one quarter mile to the gate on the left leading up to the power substation. The cemetery sets atop a bald knob commanding a magnificent view of Clinch River valley.

This recording was completed by Patsy L. Hawkins in August of 2004.

The rows are not straight.

(*) indicates Gen. John B. Salling’s wife and children.

Row 1
Genealogy Data
Charlie W. Moore 1863 1943  
Avie M. Moore 1890 2/28/1920 (AVA) Dau of Isaac Salling & Hannah Berry
Jimmie M. Moore 10/29/1908 3/7/1920 Son of Charlie & Avie Moore
Willie A. Moore 4/27/1910 2/20/1932 Son of Charlie & Avie Moore
Caroline Salling Nov, 1982 Sept 10,1907 Dau of Joseph Salling & Isobel Meade
John C. Salling Sept 15, 1895 July 3, 1920 Son of Sally Bullins and Creed Salling
Forest Salling (*) No dates   Son of Caroline, Bro of John B. Salling
J C S (Creed Salling) (*) 1863 aft. 1930 Son of Caroline Bro of John B. Salling
Angled top stone     (No lettering)
Caroline S. Gibson 1897 1963 Dau of Sally Bullins and Creed Salling,
Wife of Logan Gibson
Flora E. Salling Mar 18, 1913 Oct 14 1982 Dau of James Starnes & Alice Flanary,
Wife of Pomroy Salling
Ethel Mae Salling Jan 2, 1898 July 2, 1978 Dau of Creed Salling & Sally Bullins
Row 2 Born Died Genealogy Data
Very old stone     no lettering white paint
Raymond B. Starnes…US Army Feb 9, 1909 June 26,1999 Son of Ellen Salling and Henry Starnes
Kenneth Lee Starnes 1927 1952 Son of Mima Collins & Raymond Starnes
Janice Starnes 10/14/1924 10/29/1991 Dau of Mima Collins & Raymond Starnes
Lloyd F. Starnes Oct 14, 1904 Oct 29, 1991 Son of Henry Starnes and Ellen Salling
William Salling (*)     Son of Mary Flanary & John B. Salling
Emery Salling (*)     Son of Mary Flanary & John B.
Mary Salling (*) 1854 April 26 1939 Age 85 Wife of John B. Salling,
Dau of Nancy Brickey & James Cootes Flanary
General John Salling (*) May 15, 1846 Mar 15, 1959 Son of Caroline Matilda Salling,
Co D 25 Regt CSA
Euna Mae Salling (*) 4/9/1900 2/4/1986 Dau of Mary Flanary & John B. Salling
Hawkins McCamey     Wife of (1) Dewey Hawkins (2) Hughie McCamy
Clarence Kinkead Nov 20, 1904 Sept 24, 1986 Son of Sarah Hill & James Kinkead, wife Nannie Salling
Nannie Kinkead Oct 25, 1905 June 18, 1973 Dau of Flora Starnes & Pomroy Salling
      Husband Clarence Kinkead
Irene “Teen” Kinkead 1927 1952 Dau Clarence & Nannie Kinkead,
      Husband Ben Edwards,
      Children Patsy & Ronnie
Salling (one stone – 3 childrens names)      
Scotty Ray Dec 18, 1955    
Vicky Gail Dec 25, 1956    
Peter Douglas June 10, 1958 Aug 25, 1962  
Under Poplar Tree, East end      
Daniel D. Brickey 7/10/1967    
Under Cedar Tree, Southeast Corner      
J. D. Rhoton 6/7/1964 8/3/1980 Son of Billy Joe Rhoton & Reba Kate Salling grandson of Rosalee Darnell and Bart Salling
Row 3 Born Died Genealogy Data
Baby Richeo     Very old stone painted white
Old Stone, No writing      
Guy H. Carroll 1910 1970 Husband of Vida Thompson,
      Children Shirley, Howard & Jimmy
(several small white washed rock markers)      
Row 4 Born Died Genealogy Data
(Several more small stones white washed rock markers)     May be Carroll Family members
Row 5 Born Died Genealogy Data
Lon Oliver 1891 1966 Husband of Osha Marie Salling Oliver
Osha Marie Oliver 1907 1999 Wife of Lon Dau of Flora Starnes & Pomroy Salling
Another long flat stone no writing      
Nancy Salling (*)Auricheo Thompson 1893 10/5/1958 Dau of Mary Flanary & John B. Salling

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