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Hanover County, Virginia

Genealogy Project

Thilman Family Cemetery



Rt. 301 Hanover County Courthouse
Located in back of the library

Condition & Description

That are no tombstones to mark the cemetery. The
Hanover County Historical Society placed a bench
to mark the location with a ceremony on November
21, 1976. On the bench is an inscription which reads

"Safe are the souls whom thou dost keep and safely
here their dust shall sleep"


The Paul Thilman family lived at Hanover Tavern
which is across the road from the courthouse. Paul
Thilman purchased the tavern from John Shelton in 1764.



Unmarked Graves

There are graves with no stones.
More research is needed to determine the exact
number of graves.


Information Has Not Been Verified

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