Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeteryHouston Cemetery
LocationLacey Spring Area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, go north on Route U.S. 11 (No. Valley Pike) to Route 806 (Martz Road) and turn right. Go 2/10ths mile to Route 986 (Stony Point Road) and turn left. Go 1.2 miles and cemetery is sitting back off the right side of the road.
NotesCemetery is overgrown and has a stone wall around it which is breaking apart. Owner of land around the cemetery has plans to restore this cemetery. The owner is restoring the house once owned by Eunice A. Lincoln, which is just beyond the cemetery location. Notes in Remarks Column were provided by the D.A.R. Rev. William Houston, a Methodist Episcopal Minister, was a prominent member of this family and was connected with the Smiths of Smithland. See Harrison History, pages 405-11 and 485-6.
Survey Date and Recorder08 Jan 2008
Bob & Lois Emswiler

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SectionRowSurnameGiven Name & MIBirth DateDeath DateHeadstone NotesRemarks
HoustonWilliam, Rev.5 Aug 178127 Apr 1852Aged 70y 8m 22d
HoustonNancy Harrison3 May 1862Aged 63y 4m 27dIllegible & broken marker; recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
HoustonPhilip George Asbury23 Mar 183024 Mar 1830
HoustonWilliam Parker Harrison11 Feb 18164 Nov 1816
HoustonJohn W. C.20 Jan 182822 Nov 1869Aged 41y 10m 2d; s/Wm. & Nancy HoustonIllegible marker-recorded by the D.A.R. in 1960s
HoustonCatherine10 Mar 183810 Mar 1838Born & DiedPartially illegible; recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s; d/Wm. C. & Nancy Houston
HoustonJohn William30 Jan 185519 Jul 1855s/J. W. C. & R. C.Mother-nee Rachel Catherine Huffman
HarrisonLester Lee30 Mar 188230 Mar 1882s/David W. & Anna A. HarrisonThis infant son was a brother of Houston Harrison, the author of "Long Grey Trail." Anna Amantha Harrison was the d/John W. C. & Rachel Huffman Houston.