Rockingham County Virginia Tombstones by Cemetery

CemeteryMessick Family Cemetery
LocationWest of Timberville, Rockingham County, Virginia. From downtown Harrisonburg, take Route 42 North. In Broadway, Route 42 turns right and then left. (Names for Route 42 are Harpine Highway, E. Lee St., Timber Way, S. Main St., & N. Main St.) Travel 15.7 miles and turn left onto Route 881 (Orchard Drive). Go 2.3 miles and turn right onto Route 614 (Mechanicsville Road). Go 1.0 mile & you will see a sign "Sonny Side Poultry" on the right side of the road. Turn into drive and cemetery is on the left side.
NotesCemetery is not well maintained & enclosed by a wire fence. In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted "Cemetery is located on the G. W. Cullers farm on the east side of 614, NW of Road 881 & Byrd Storage. There are, perhaps, ten more graves, unmarked. Property formerly Hingardner & Orbaugh place." In 2002 owned by Sonny Side. Comments in the remarks were recorded by Mr. Swank.
Survey Date and Recorder21 Mar 2002
Bennie Getz, Walter Mason, Bob & Lois Emswiler

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Surname Index

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SectionRowSurnameGiven Name & MIBirth DateDeath DateHeadstone NotesRemarks
MessickHerman V.18 Aug 189323 Dec 1968No visible marker; data from Brown funeral home memorial card, burial 27 Dec 1968. Internment at Old Messick Cemetery, Rockingham Co. VA; son of Nathaniel & Margaret Elizabeth (Basye) Messick - per Steve Pence 22 Apr 2003.
001MessickWilliam Harvey15 Sep 188012 Oct 1906Aged 26y 27d; s/Alfred & Elizabeth
001MessickJohn Henry30 Apr 187714 Nov 1881Aged 4y 7m 14d; s/Alfred & Elizabeth
001MessickJames N.28 Aug 181718 Jul 18872/w of James N. buried at Orkney Springs
001MessickElizabeth17 Jan 18236 Feb 19051/w of James N.
001MessickNathanielabt 1850abt 1924No visible marker-record by Swank in 1967; aged 74yr; father of Stanley, Carl & others)