Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeteryDinkel Cemetery - Bridgewater College
LocationBridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, travel south on Route 42 to Bridgewater. In Bridgewater turn left onto E. College Street. Go 3/10th mile and turn right into college parking lot. You will see a large tree at the end of parking lot. The two headstones are flat on ground under tree.
NotesWell maintained - no fence. In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted: There may be others buried here. Located in open pasture field (present day college campus). In Dr. Wayland's book, History of Rockingham County, Virginia, John Dinkle was said to be the founder of Dinkletown, presently Bridgewater. About 1810 he built a carding mill, a sawmill, and a grist mill on the north side of the river, about a quarter of a mile below the bridge.
Survey Date and Recorder23 Jan 2006
Faye Witters, Bob & Lois Emswiler

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SectionRowSurnameGiven Name & MIBirth DateDeath DateHeadstone NotesRemarks
DinkelJohn24 May 1855Aged 83y 8m
DinkelChristena26 Dec 1853Aged 77y 9m 23dw/John