Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeterySpring Creek Negro Cemetery (*)
LocationBriery Branch area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 42 South (John Wayland Hwy) and in Dayton turn right onto Route 257 (Ottobine Road which changes name to Briery Branch Road). At Ottobine store, Route 257 turns left (south and now Briery Branch Road.) From the Ottobine Store, go 1.3 miles and turn left onto Route 755 (Lambert Town Road). Go 0.9 miles and cemetery is on the right side of the road just before the M/M Douglas Howdyshell home (yellow).
NotesCemetery is in the process of being restored. There are many graves marked with fieldstones and more with no markings at all.
Survey Date and Recorder08 Jan 2008
Kathy Howdyshell; 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
HardinCecil C., Mrs.19001953
ByrdLeonard H.30 Nov 192315 Jan 1945Virginia PFC Ord Dept WWIIObituary 19 Jan 1945 - b. 30 Nov 1923 at Arden Mines, Penn. s/Robert & Olive Washington Byrd; died 15 Jan 1945 at Veteran's Hospital in Oteen, N.C.
ByrdOllie, Mrs.18971966Lindsey & Son Funeral Home marker only
ByrdLeon Sheldon19312007Kyger Funeral Home Inc. marker only; obituary - b. 25 Oct 1931 in Briery Branch, VA; d. 23 Nov 2007 at Univ. of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
HardenW. T.1964
HardinEllen J.No dates
HardinCula C.No dates
BirdRobert9 Sep 1938Pennsylvania Pvt. 1 Cl. 317 Engrs. 92 Div.
HardinJames K.No dates
HardinWilliam F.No dates
SpinardMaggie13 May 1928Aged 52 yrs; w/George
StrotherEleanora15 Aug 19293 Nov 2007Johnson Funeral Home marker only
Unknown3 Mar 1937Aged 31 yrsW. L. Rosenberger Funeral Home marker only
WashingtonWilliam L.28 Apr 189218 Dec 1918Aged 26y 7m 20d; Died in France; At Rest
WashingtonElmer H.14 Nov 190031 May 1922
WashingtonGeorgeArticle in newspaper 13-19 Nov 2007 mentions George Washington being buried here & served in the Civil War
HardinRobert T.No dates