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Hanover County, Virginia

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Rocky Mills Cemetery

 

Location

Rt. 673 & Rt. 703


Condition & Description

This cemetery at one time had a brick wall around it.


History

 


Tombstones

Anna Maria Riddick
Died August 8, 1801, age 27

Note: Daughter of John Syme II by his second wife, Sarah Harris


Thomas Thompson
Died 6 November 1799

Note: First husband of Jane Isabella Syme, daughter of John Syme


Unmarked Graves

Ther are no stones for the graves of John and Sarah Syme, the
following information is from their obituaries.

Departed this life at Rocky Mills in Hanover County, the
25th of November 1805, Col. John Syme, aged 77 years 11 months.
He was an officer in the French & Indian war in 1755 and in the
American Revolution.


Sarah Syme died at Rocky Mills 20 November 1810.


Sources

Virginia Argus; December 4, 1805

Richmond Enquirer; November 23, 1810



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