Norwood Plantation Family Cemetery

     The Norwood Plantation cemetery was surveyed on August 24, 1996 by Sharon Lee Nowery. The cemetery is located at 1470 Huguenot (Route 711) and is enclosed in a brick wall about five feet high. One side of the wall has fallen down and has barbed wire to keep the cattle out.

     There are four engraved tombstones. Three are readable, and one is face down and was not moved.

     Following is a letter, dated September 3, 1996, from Constance Kennon Harriss, a descendant, explaining some of the history of Norwood:

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     Following the tombstone inscriptions found at the cemetery is a list of additional burials at Norwood as listed in St. Luke’s Church (Protestant Episcopal), Powhatan Co., VA Records 1842-1936, presented to the Virginia Historical Society by the Vestry of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Powhatan, Va., 12 December 1990.

Burial Listing
Birth Date
Death Date
  Cary, (A Child)
(Dear Little Cary)
  Clark, Robert, Mr. (slave)
burial date
  Harris, Barretier
burial date
  Heath, Mrs.
burial date
  Kennon, Ann Hare
burial date
  Randolph, L. (Miss)
burial date
  Rodman, Nannie Selden
w/o Rev. E.M. Rodman (see note #1 below)
  Selden, Harriet C. (Mrs.)
burial date
  Selden, Wm. A., M.D.
see note #2 below
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Note #1: Nannie, Daughter of Miles C. & Harriet C. Selden (died Sunday morning 3/8/1868)
Note #2: In memory of Wm. A. Selden, M.D. who died 1/27/1865 whilst surgeon at the Huguenot Hospital, Pow. Co.
in ____ ____ devotion in his duty to his country. Blessed are the pure in Heart for they shall see God.

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