Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeteryCooper-May Cemetery
LocationBergton Area, Rockingham County, Virginia. Cemetery is located on Crab Run Road (Route 820) near Bergton, Virginia.
NotesShirley Cullers Miller noted: Tradition says there were "old" Coopers buried here before May. Some people also call this the Whetzel Cemetery. Cemetery records compiled by Shirley Cullers Miller using headstones, field/river rocks, papers of Warren Souder and Lewis Yankey, J. Robert Swank’s 1967 records, and through interviews with area residents.
Survey Date and Recorder26 Nov 2002
Shirley Cullers Miller

Cemetery Index

Surname Index

Surnames are sorted by section / plot / row / grave - only sections and rows are shown

SectionRowSurnameGiven Name & MIBirth DateDeath DateHeadstone NotesRemarks
MayClarinda1 Jan 1860died during infancy, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
StultzSusenette "Susan" (May)5 Sep 18543 Jan 1903child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder, and wife of Benjamin Franklin Stultz
CooperMary Ann "Annie" (Whetzel)31 Aug 184512 Oct 1930child of Jacob R. Whetzel Sr. & Mary Ann Lantz, and 1st wife of Cornelius "Neil" Cooper
May, Sr.Jacob W.15 May 181913 Apr 1895child of Samuel & Eve Harless May, and husband of Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
MayMary Ann31 Jan 1848died during infancy, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
MayAddison12 Apr 1843Feb 1863died during the Civil War from fever, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
MaySamuel L.15 Aug 184425 Oct 1864killed in Civil War, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
WhetzelGrace Viola (Dove)11 Jun 191826 Jul 1937child of Jesse William Dove & Blanche Catherine May, and 1st wife of Hays "Ruse" Whetzel. Grace was a daughter-in-law of Lorenzo Dow Whetzel & Carrie Ellen Crider Whetzel
MayCatherine (Moyer)10 Jan 183218 Jun 1896child of Paulser Moyer & Sarah Whetzel, and wife of James M. May
MayIsaac Samuel27 Apr 18788 Dec 1896child of James M. May & Catherine Moyer
WhetzelLorenzo Dow6 Apr 187225 Oct 1952child of Jacob R. Whetzel Jr. & Mary Ann Nesselrodt/Nazelrod, and husband of (1) Frances May (2) Carrie Ellen Crider
WhetzelLaymond1 Aug 19331 Aug 1933child of Loy Elmer Whetzel & Iva Hettie Siever, and grandson of Lorenzo Dow Whetzel & Carrie Ellen Crider
WhetzelCletus2 Jan 190923 Feb 1931died in logging accident at age 22, child of Lorenzo Dow Whetzel & his 2nd wife Carrie Ellen Crider
MaySarah E. "Sally" (Snyder)25 Jun 181820 Jan 1879child of Charles & Catherine Halterman Snyder, and wife of Jacob W. May Sr.
MayJames M., Capt.17 Jul 183326 Aug 1900child of Samuel May & Eve Harless, and husband of Catherine Moyer