Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeteryWise Cemetery
LocationNortheast Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 11 north (North Valley Pike) turn right onto Route 796 (Moores Mill Road). The D.A.R. directions stated located on Court Manor Farm, off Route 796-east side of Smith's Creek.
NotesIn 2011 no attempt was made to locate this cemetery. In 1960s D.A.R. noted that cemetery was enclosed by rock wall at one time. In an iron fence enclosure is buried members of the Strickler Family. However, the stones were moved to the Fairview Church of the Brethren some years ago. Note-on the back of the new headstone at Fairview Church cemetery is a statement that indicates the dust of these four people remain in the Wise Cemetery. Notes in the Remarks Column were provided by William Algernon Good's in his book Shadowed by the Massanutten.
Survey Date and Recorder1960s

Cemetery Index

Surname Index

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

SectionRowSurnameGiven Name & MIBirth DateDeath DateHeadstone NotesRemarks
WisePeter J.2 Dec 181026 Jan 1877
StricklerBraxton Miller8 Apr 1878Aged 5 mos; s/J. W. & Mary E. StricklerHeadstone moved to Fairview Church of the Brethren
Mayer (Moyer)George14 Jan 1853Aged 70y 3m2nd husband of Barbara
Mayer (Moyer)Barbara (Wise)24 Feb 1842Aged 62y 2mAged 62y 1m 20d; mother of Peter Wise
WiseMary Jane23 Aug 1854Aged 16y 1m; d/P. & E. Wised/Peter & Elizabeth Wise
WiseZirkle5 Sep 1854Aged 1y 4m 12d; s/P. & E. Wise
WiseElizabeth5 Feb 1882Aged 70y 27d; consort of Peter Wise
WiseSamuel P.24 Oct 1858Aged 2m 23d; s/John L. & Mary M.
WiseInfant1 May 18531 May 1853Infant/P. & E. Wises/Peter & Elizabeth Wise; year b & d could be 1855
WiseCharles10 Sep 1854Aged 3y 10m 24d; s/P. & E. Wises/Peter & Elizabeth Wise
StricklerBenjamin17991856Aged 56y 6m 10dHeadstone moved to Fairview Church of the Brethren; born 7 Sep 1799 died 7 Sep 1799
StricklerElizabeth J.15 Mar 1892Aged 64y 1m; d/B. & M. StricklerHeadstone moved to Fairview Church of the Brethren
StricklerMargaret Zirkle18021876Aged 73y 1m 10d; consort of BenjaminHeadstone moved to Fairview Church of the Brethren; born 19 Dec 1802 died 29 Jan 1876
WiseBenjamin F.2 Nov 1859Aged 1m 31d; s/John L. & Mary M. Wise