Saint Luke's Episcopal | Gilliams of Virginia

Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church
2245 Huguenot Trail
Powhatan, VA
Updated March 23, 2016


Saint Luke’s Church was established in 1844, and the church building was consecrated by the Suffragan Bishop, the Right Reverend John Johns, on April 10, 1845. The land on which the structure is located was a gift of William Henry Harrison, a local resident and chief artisan of the church.


Our mother
Katherine E. GILLIAM
December 23, 1821
March 8, 1898


In memory of
Richard J. GILLIAM
only son of
John GILLIAM
of Maidens Adventure
Born March 16, 1802
Died March 8, 1853


Susan Elvira GILLIAM
Born
May 30, 1806
Died
November 15, 1872


In memory of
Mary Jefferson
the beloved wife of
John GILLIAM
of Maiden’s Adventure
and the daughter of
Col. Richard James
of Cumberland
Born December 9, 1781
Died February 11, 1851
Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.
Lucy A.
wife of
P. J. Archer
Born
January 29, 1810
Died
May 23, 1869


In memory of
John GILLIAM
who throughout a long life
so discharged it various duties
his to command
the respect and esteem
of all who knew him
Born in Cumberland Co.
February 24, 1776
Died at Maiden’s Adventure
June 26, 1851


Sacred
to the memory of
William Sydney
son of
Herbert and Elizabeth
James
Born November 23, 1837
Died September 23, 1846


In memory of
Catherine
Oldest daughter of
Col. Richard James
of Cumberland County
Virginia
Died August 18, 1857
Aged 90 years
Erected by her affectionate
nephew
Francis H. James
of Alabama


Wm. Thornton GILLIAM
August 24, 1847
April 17, 1927
Rockbridge Battery
CSA
Sacred
to the memory of
Richard James GILLIAM
who died
May 5th 1897
Age 26


In memory of
John GILLIAM
January 23, 1843
February 16, 1901
Brave, tender and true


Mary Ann Overton
wife of John GILLIAM
September 21, 1843
January 3, 1933


William Upshur Kennon
December 12, 1843
September 20, 1915
Bessie Thornton GILLIAM
his wife
June 23, 1845
December 5, 1917


Katherine Thornton Kennon
July 29, 1874
May 1, 1903


William Thomas Moulton, III
1918-1976


William Thomas Moulton, Jr.
November 4, 1888
July 17, 1939
Nancy Kennon Moulton
September 20, 1880
December 30, 1965


Sacred to the memory of
Nancy Randolph Selden
September 29, 1811
April 9, 1884
The weary are at rest Job IIIC 17V


Charles Randolph Kennon
December 15, 1839
July 26, 1904
He that giveth to the poor lendeth to the Lord


Charles Randolph Kennon
June 4, 1876
October 11, 1965
Helen Finney Kennon
August 4, 1882
June 15, 1964
Infants
Helen Kennon Elizabeth Kennon
December 24, 1917 November 23, 1919


Charles Randolph Kennon III
February 23, 1948
July 12, 1979


Mary Lipscomb Kennon
March 31, 1915
October 22, 1994


Stephen Decatur
Whittle
Son of Fortesque and
Mary A. Whittle
Died October 1869
19 years old


Robert Randolph Lee
1853-1940


Robert Randolph Lee
1892-1926

Alice Wilkinson Lee
wife of Robert Randolph Lee
1861-1938


Lucy Penn Taylor
wife of Charles Carter Lee
1827-1913
Charles Carter Lee
1798-1871


William Carter Lee
1855-1882


Sarah A. Lawson
October 4, 1811
February 2, 1903


Sacred
to memory of
Fabius M. Lawson
late Treasurer
of the Commonwealth
of Virginia
Born November 22, 1805
Died October 1, 1857
Mark the perfect man and behold the upright
for the end of that man is peace



Sources
  • Survey by Gregory A. GILLIAM