Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
Tombstones by Cemetery

 

Cemetery

 Arey Family Cemetery


Arey Farm Cemetery Dry River

Location

Dry River area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From the Courthouse in Harrisonburg, travel Route 33 West. Go 4.5 miles and turn left onto Route 734 (Bank Church Road). Go 1.2 miles and Route 734 turns right. Go 1/10 mile and Route 734 turns left. Continue on Route 734 for 1.4 mile. Turn left onto Route 752 (Rushville Road) going past the Bank Mennonite Church. Go a short distance and house/barn/farm is close to the road on the left side. Cemetery is behind house in a field.
 

Notes

Cemetery is well maintained and has recently been worked over. The broken brick wall has been replaced by a white board/brick fence. The property is now owned by Roy Burkholder. Two new stones have been put up for slave burials. In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted; There are unmarked graves - also said to be slaves buried here.

Survey Date and Recorder

4/12/2005
Bob & Lois Emswiler

 

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Lois Emswiler

Cemetery Index

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

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

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Unknown

A slave

 

 

 

 

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Unknown

Aunt Jenny

 

 

A slave

 

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Arey

Joseph Luther

 

11 Apr 1870

Aged 9m 3d; s/Wm & L.

 

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Arey

William

27 Aug 1808

5 Jul 1885

Aged 76y 10m 8d

 

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Arey

Elizabeth

6 Nov 1800

12 Aug 1858

Aged 57y 9m 6d

 

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Arey

David A.

19 Nov 1836

13 Apr 1848

Aged 11y 4m 24d; s/John & J.

 

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Arey

Samuel H.

5 Dec 1815

27 Aug 1877

Aged 61y 8m 22d

Stone broken off base and face down on ground in 2005; recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967

 

Arey

Jahiley A.

19 Dec 1804

26 Apr 1882

Aged 77y 3m 17d; w/John

 

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Arey

John

13 Oct 1797

13 Jun 1847

Aged 49y 8m

 

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Arey

Ephraigm

27 Jul 1806

8 Jul 1833

Aged 26y 11m 12d

 

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Arey

Samuel

5 Jan 1799

1 Jan 1846

Aged 46y 11m 26d

 

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Arey

Philip

13 Nov 1811

16 Jul 1854

Aged 42y 8m 3d

Aged is below ground-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967

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Arey

George

15 Mar 1772

1 Jun 1858

Aged 86y 2m 15d

 

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Arey

Mary

5 Mar 1775

29 Jun 1830

Aged 55y 3m 24d

 

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Arey

Mary

 

23 Feb 1822

Aged 19 yrs

Age recorded as 19y 1m 20d by J. Robert Swank in 1967

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