Eley Family Cemetery
Suffolk (formerly Nansemond County) Virginia

Photographed December 10, 2006 by Chuck Rippel

The cemetery is in the 4700 Block of Old Myrtle Road in Suffolk, VA.  (The independent city of Suffolk annexed the entirety of Nansemond County in 1974.)  Directions:  I-64E to Exit 13A.  West on US 460 for 15.4 miles.  Left on VA-632 (Old Myrtle Road),


Richard F. Eley

Jan 31, 1846

Apr 3, 1925

His toils are past
His work is done
He fought the fight,
the victory won.

1880 Nansemond Co, VA Census, Chuckatuck, District 52, Wheelwright, #18-18, Born VA, parents both born VA, Eller A. 30 wife, Richard G 5, Benjamin 11, Virginia C 7, Hilley 4, 12 year old boy "works on farm", 22 year old man "works in wheel shop"



Alcenetta E.

Wife of

R. F. Eley

Born May 5, 1850

Died Apr 28, 1907

This tombstone re-photographed January 30, 2007 by Chuck Rippel after a minor cleaning.



W. H. Eley

Born June 26, 1892

Died May 7, 1894


Walter W. Boothe

Born Jan. 2, 1877

Died Mar. 1, 1950

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