Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeteryArey Family Cemetery 1
LocationDry River area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From the Courthouse in Harrisonburg, travel Route 33 West. Go 4.5 miles and turn left onto Route 734 (Bank Church Road). Go 1.2 miles and Route 734 turns right. Go 1/10 mile and Route 734 turns left. Continue on Route 734 for 1.4 mile. Turn left onto Route 752 (Rushville Road) going past the Bank Mennonite Church. Go a short distance and house/barn/farm is close to the road on the left side. Cemetery is behind house in a field.
NotesCemetery is well maintained and has recently been worked over. The broken brick wall has been replaced by a white board/brick fence. The property is now owned by Roy Burkholder. Two new stones have been put up for slave burials. In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted; There are unmarked graves - also said to be slaves buried here.
Survey Date and Recorder12 Apr 2005
Bob & Lois Emswiler

Cemetery Index

Surname Index

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

SectionRowSurnameGiven Name & MIBirth DateDeath DateHeadstone NotesRemarks
AreySamuel5 Jan 17991 Jan 1846Aged 46y 11m 26d
UnknownA slave
UnknownAunt JennyA slave
AreyJoseph Luther11 Apr 1870Aged 9m 3d; s/Wm & L.
AreyWilliam27 Aug 18085 Jul 1885Aged 76y 10m 8d
AreyElizabeth6 Nov 180012 Aug 1858Aged 57y 9m 6d
AreyDavid A.19 Nov 183613 Apr 1848Aged 11y 4m 24d; s/John & J.
AreySamuel H.5 Dec 181527 Aug 1877Aged 61y 8m 22dStone broken off base and face down on ground in 2005; recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967
AreyPhilip13 Nov 181116 Jul 1854Aged 42y 8m 3dAged is below ground-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967
AreyJohn13 Oct 179713 Jun 1847Aged 49y 8m
RobinsonWilliam H.3 Mar 184014 Feb 1890husband/Lucy C. Robinson; Pvt Co G 10th VA Vol Inf; Co 17 VA CavMilitary marker legible; old marker is standing but in bushes 2011
AreyGeorge15 Mar 17721 Jun 1858Aged 86y 2m 15d
AreyMary5 Mar 177529 Jun 1830Aged 55y 3m 24d
AreyMary23 Feb 1822Aged 19 yrsAge recorded as 19y 1m 20d by J. Robert Swank in 1967
AreyEphraigm27 Jul 18068 Jul 1833Aged 26y 11m 12d
AreyL.A.27 Oct 184815 Nov 1868No visible marker in 2011
AreyClara30 Oct 187413 Mar 1875d/John W. & KateNo visible marker in 2011
AreyGeorge W.Dec 18262 Oct 1878Illegible marker-in bushes 2011
AreyMary Catherine2 Mar 186813 Dec 1870d/Geo. W. & Cath.Partial illegible-broken and flat on ground in 2011
AreyJahiley A.19 Dec 180426 Apr 1882Aged 77y 3m 17d; w/John