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 Bank Mennonite Church Cemetery (Page 1)


Bank Mennonite Church Cemetery

Location

Dry River area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From the Courthouse, Harrisonburg, Virginia, travel Route 33 west. Go 4.5 miles and turn left onto Route 734 (Bank Church Road). Go 1.2 mile and Route 734 turns right. Go 1/10 mile and Route 734 turns left. Continue on Route 734 for 1.4 mile. Church/cemetery are on the left side of road at junction of Rt. 734 and Rt. 752 (Rushville Road).
 

Notes

Row 1 is by the cemetery gate (south side of cemetery). Rows are recorded from south to north. Facing the headstones they are recorded from left to right (east to west). In 1967 J. Robert Swank note "Cemetery well kept - many unnamed graves." Notes in the "Remarks" column were provided by J. Robert Swank and by the church cemetery records.

Survey Date and Recorder

30 Mar 2003
Irene & John Heatwole and Ken & Mildred Ranck & girls

 

Photos

Lois Emswiler, Deb Wake, Suzette Graham

Bank Mennonite Church Cemetery Pages

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Cemetery Index

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

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Row

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

 

 

Berry

Alexander

 

 

 

No visible marker-recorded/add on by Swank in 1967; Parents of David Berry buried at Singers Glen


 

Berry

Susan

 

 

 

No visible marker-recorded/add on by Swank in 1967; Parents of David Berry buried at Singers Glen


 

Coakley

Austin

 

 

 

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank noted "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Coakley

Lucy Pendleton Gaines

 

 

w/Austin Coakley

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank noted "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Coakley

James

 

 

s/Austin & Lucy Pendleton Gaines Coakley

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank noted "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Coakley

John C.

 

 

s/Daniel

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank noted "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Coakley

Joseph Benjamin

 

 

s/Austin & Lucy Pendleton Gaines Coakley

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank noted "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Coakley

Joseph William

 

 

s/Joseph Benjamin

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank noted "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Heatwole

David

 

5 Jun 1867

Aged 69y 8m 10d

No visible marker-recorded/add on by Swank in 1967; s/David & Magdalene Neland Heatwole


 

Hupp

Abraham, Capt.

 

1864

 

No visible marker-recorded/add on by Swank in 1967; Confederate Soldier


 

Rhodes

Infant

 

 

 

No visible marker-in 1967 Swank note "Said to be buried here with no marker."


 

Whitmore

Frances

 

12 Jan 1878

 

No visible marker-taken from Church records; w/David G.


 

Negroes

 

 

 

3 or more slaves of Daniel Coakley

No visible marker-supposed to be buried here per Swank in 1967


 

Negroes

 

 

 

2 or more slaves of Austin Coakley

No visible marker-supposed to be buried here per Swank in 1967


001

Kniceley

Alvirdia

3 Nov 1880

29 Oct 1896

ch/D. K. & Martha J.

 


001

Kniceley

Mary Ann

5 May 1871

17 Oct 1893

d/Martha & David

 


001

Kniceley

David K.

 

11 Nov 1891

Aged 49y 2m 14d

s/Ebinezer & Mary Ann

Image

001

Kniceley

Martha J.

 

18 Nov 1916

Aged 70y 1m 9d; w/D. K.

nee Coakley


001

Coakley

Daniel

 

19 Dec 1892

Aged 76y 8m 12d

s/Fielding


001

Coakley

Ann S.

 

4 Feb 1885

Aged 64y 11m 23d; w/D. C.

 


001

Unknown

M. M. M.

 

 

 

Small stone with initials only


001

Vanpelt

Julia C.

 

Jan 1884

Aged 56y; Our Mother

w/Henry

Image

001

Vanpelt

Ida C.

 

29 Jul 1897

Aged 25y 8m; d/Henry & Julia

 

Image

001

Gilmer

Lydia Ann

16 Jun 1883

2 Jan 1883

d/A. D. S. & Isabel

 


001

Ritchie

A. C.

15 May 1829

30 Sep 1885

Aged 56y 4m 15d

 


001

Shoemaker

Wesley M.

16 Feb 1839

9 Oct 1891

Aged 52y 7m 23d; Our Father

h/Margaret Miller; s/Charles Shoemaker; Co H 10th Va. Vol. Inf.


001

Shoemaker

Gilbert L.

5 Mar 1869

4 Nov 1870

 

 


001

Heatwole

Peter O.

12 Jul 1827

27 Nov 1881

Aged 54y 4m 15d

s/Gabriel & Margaret Swank Heatwole; Married 6 June 1849


001

Heatwole

Elizabeth

13 Feb 1830

11 Apr 1896

Aged 66y 1m 29d; w/P. O.

nee Rhodes; Memorial by Hess and Weaver


001

Vanpelt

Henry

 

13 Sep 1904

Aged 76y 10m 5d; Our Father

h/Julia C.

Image

001

Payne

Thomas

1804

1873

 

 


001

Payne

Sidney

1810

1907

 

 


001

Gilmore

David R.

 

5 Dec 1853

Aged 35y 26d

Memorial stone by A. Funk


001

Unknown

A. R.

 

 

 

Small stone with initials only


001

Unknown

J. J. F.

 

 

 

Small stone with initials only


002

Rhodes

Bertie P.

 

24 Jan 1886

Age 6 das; Our darling baby daughter; d/A. N. & R. E.

 


002

Simmers

Infant

 

20 Feb 1905

Aged 3d; s/J. N. & A. B.

s/John N. & Annie B. Andes Simmers


002

Simmers

Abraham G.

1843

1926

Father

 


002

Simmers

Margaret C.

1848

1930

Mother; His Wife

w/A. G.; d/Henry & Elizabeth Heatwole Rhodes


002

Simmers

Elizabeth R.

25 Jun 1870

7 Aug 1885

d/A. G. & M. C.

d/Abraham & Margaret Rhodes Simmers; Stone broken-leaning on backside of Abraham Simmers' stone


002

Heatwole

Robert Elmer

 

3 Mar 1893

Aged 17y 3m 17d; s/D. S. & F. R.

s/David S. & Frances R. Cline Heatwole


002

Greiner

Clara Belle

 

26 Jan 1897

Aged 17y 1m 5d; d/D. S. & F. R. Heatwole

w/L. L. Greiner

Image

002

Heatwole

David S.

 

16 Feb 1903

Aged 65y 8m 15d

s/Samuel (Shem) and Elizabeth Shank Heatwole; Married 5 Dec 1849


002

Heatwole

Frances R.

 

14 Jul 1906

Aged 56y 7m 8d; w/D. S.

nee Cline


002

Heatwole

Henrietta

27 Aug 1829

11 Nov 1888

Aged 59y 2m 14d

w/Henry S.; nee Miller


002

Heatwole

Henry S.

6 Feb 1828

18 Nov 1907

Aged 79y 9m 12d

s/Samuel & Elizabeth A. Heatwole


002

Heatwole

Elizabeth S.

14 Feb 1854

6 Mar 1920

Aged 66y 2m 22d; d/H. S. & Henrietta

 


002

Heatwole

Daniel R.

11 Dec 1874

29 Mar 1887

Aged 12y 5m 18d; s/G. D. & Lydia

 


002

Nicewander

Barbara

 

3 Sep 1891

Aged 56y 13d; w/A. B.

 


002

Heatwole

Nancy

 

5 Aug 1853

Aged 30y 7m 6d; Consort of John G.

 


002

Swartz

Susanna

 

28 Feb 1897

Aged 71y 4m 13d; Our Mother

 


002

Good

Reuben J.

 

 

Aged 3y 1m 13d; s/D. & M.

s/Daniel J. and Maria Heatwole Good


002

Good

John E.

 

 

Aged 2y 2m 20d; s/D. & M.

s/Daniel J. and Maria Heatwole Good


002

Rhodes

Philip A.

 

3 Jan 1862

Aged 5y 11m 20d; s/H. W. & E.

 


002

Heatwole

Samuel

 

1 Dec 1857

Aged 3y 1m 1d; s/Peter & Elizabeth

s/Peter O. and Elizabeth Rhodes Heatwole


002

Heatwole

Infant Son

 

9 Jan 1881

Aged 2d; s/S. H. & R. L.

s/Simeon H. & Rebecca L. Showalter Heatwole


002

Heatwole

Roda F.

 

18 Feb 1870

Aged 4y 7m 11d; d/G. D. & L.

d/Rev. Gabriel David & Lydia Frank Heatwole


002

Heatwole

Jacob

28 Apr 1863

20 Aug 1864

s/Gabriel D. & Lydia

s/Rev. Gabriel David & Lydia Frank Heatwole


002

Heatwole

David

23 Sep 1860

19 Aug 1862

Aged 1y 2d; s/Gabriel D. & Lydia

s/Rev. Gabriel David & Lydia Frank Heatwole


003

Rhodes

Fredrick S.

 

12 Sep 1893

Aged 60y 4m 16d

 


003

Rhodes

Catherine G.

 

30 Aug 1897

Aged 60y 8m 8d; w/F. A.

 


003

Whitmer

Arthur Roller

7 Dec 1874

23 Sep 1896

Aged 21y 9m 23d; s/D. H. & J.

 


003

Whitmer

Susan J.

1 Jan 1850

18 Jul 1905

Mother

w/David R.; nee Heatwole


003

Whitmer

David H.

22 Jan 1848

9 Sep 1911

Father

 


003

Jones

Infant

5 May 1889

15 May 1889

d/F. P. & A. M.

 


003

Heatwole

George W.

 

24 Sep 1902

Aged 37y 6m 13d

s/Gabriel S. & Ella Swartz Heatwole; married 18 Oct 1887


003

Heatwole

Elizabeth C.

 

25 Jan 1939

Aged 68y 10m 3d

w/G. W.; d/John W. & Nancy M. Heatwole Ford


003

Swartz

Sallie J.

 

15 Dec 1889

Aged 2y 7m 14d; d/J. S. & A. M.

 


003

Swartz

Fannie R.

 

14 Nov 1878

Aged 1y 11m 8d; d/J. S. & A. M.

 


003

Heatwole

Edgar L.

24 Jun 1893

6 May 1949

 

 


003

Heatwole

Edna V.

9 Sep 1897

16 Dec 1967

 

w/E. L.


003

Unknown

P. K.

 

 

 

Small stone with initals only


003

Heatwole

Rebecca Luella

22 Apr 1858

26 Jul 1892

w/Simeon H.

nee Showalter; Married 29 Nov 1876


003

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Small stone with initals only


003

Ritchie

Isaac

1826

1908

 

 


003

Ritchie

Elizabeth

 

10 Oct 1888

Aged 60y 5m 17d; Our Mother

w/Isaac


003

Showalter

Infant

 

10 Mar 1852

Still Born; s/A. M. & C.

 


003

Showalter

Infant Twins

22 Aug 1854

22 Aug 1854

Twins of Adam & Catherine

Mother nee Catherine Long


003

Showalter

Solomon C.

 

26 Jun 1859

Aged 1y 7m 23d; s/Adam & Catherine

Mother nee Catherine Long


003

Showalter

Elizabeth J.

 

1 Nov 1860

Aged 12 das; d/A. & C.

Mother nee Catherine Long


003

Showalter

Catherine

25 Sep 1825

15 Aug 1868

w/Adam

2w/Adam; nee Long


003

Showalter

Adam

27 Apr 1814

6 Nov 1891

 

s/Joseph and Sophia Saufley Showalter

Image

003

Bright

Elizabeth H.

29 Apr 1798

28 Feb 1867

w/A. G.

w/A. G.

Image

003

Frank

Joseph F.

25 Jun 1835

26 Feb 1862

Aged 27y 1d

 


003

Frank

Joseph

3 Nov 1788

20 Jul 1862

Aged 73y 8m 17d

 


003

Frank

Susanah

6 Mar 1777

31 Mar 1864

Aged 87y 25d

 


003

Frank

David

 

19 Jul 1871

Aged 32y 3m; Father

Married 31 July 1861; occupation-Shoemaker


003

Frank

Anna

 

18 Mar 1926

Aged 84y 7m 2d; Mother

w/David; d/Henry and Elizabeth Heatwole Rhodes


003

Rhodes

Henry W.

 

12 May 1872

Aged 52y 4m 22d

Married 22 Nov 1840


003

Rhodes

Elizabeth

 

4 Feb 1894

Aged 71y 10m 18d; w/H. W.

d/Gabriel & Mary S. Heatwole


003

Frank

Reuben D.

 

6 Sep 1873

Aged 2y 3m 14d; s/David & Anna

Mother nee Anna Rhodes


003

Simmers

Fannie Alice

13 Jul 1878

20 May 1880

 

 


003

Frank

Jacob J.

30 Jun 1842

15 Nov 1880

 

 

Image

003

Frank

Sallie

25 Oct 1839

8 Oct 1923

His Wife

w/Jacob J.

Image

004

Coffman

Frances

 

30 Nov 1912

Aged 87y 7m 3d; Our Mother; w/Samuel

nee Weaver

Image

004

Coffman

Samuel

 

26 Aug 1894

Aged 72y 2m 24d; Our Father

 

Image

004

Miller

Elizabeth S.

5 Apr 1855

29 Sep 1924

Aged 69y 5m 24d; Mother

w/John M.; d/Hugh A. & Nancy Heatwole Brunk


004

Miller

John M.

8 Aug 1853

23 Feb 1911

Aged 57y 6m 15d; Father

s/John Sr. & Hannah Garber Miller; married 16 Dec 1877; born Moores Store VA


004

Brunk

Beulah

25 Jun 1890

18 Aug 1890

Aged 1m 23d; d/J. H. & V. F.

d/Rev. J. H. & Viola Frank Brunk


004

Brunk

Infant

 

15 Mar 1900

Aged 10 das; d/J. H. & V. F.

ch/Rev. J. H. & Viola Frank Brunk


004

Lilly

David M.

8 Feb 1850

23 Mar 1935

Husband

 


004

Lilly

Fannie

24 Mar 1851

7 Jul 1909

w/D. M.

 


004

Lilley

Pattie

15 May 1890

15 May 1890

s/C. C. & Virginia S.

s/C. C. & Virginia S.


004

Lilley

Ernest T.

24 Jan 1888

4 Jul 1888

s/C. C. & Virginia S.

 


004

Lilley

Eliza Regina

7 Sep 1840

2 Nov 1891

Aged 51y 1m 25d; d/Wm. & Harriet

Memorial stone by Jordan


004

Lilly

Harriet

3 Apr 1819

7 Aug 1894

Aged 75y 4m 7d; w/William

 


004

Denton

Nannie E.

16 May 1844

24 Nov 1907

Mother

w/Wm. P.


004

Denton

William P.

4 Sep 1844

 

Father

No death date


004

Denton

William L.

20 Feb 1887

15 Jun 1887

 

 


004

Ruleman

Lucy D. F.

15 Aug 1869

18 Jan 1883

d/Jacob & Mary F.

 


004

Ruleman

Mary F.

 

23 Feb 1906

Aged 74y 2m 3d; w/Jacob

 


004

Ruleman

Jacob

28 May 1810

29 Nov 1882

 

 


004

Heatwole

Noah

 

29 Nov 1852

Aged 22y 7m 5d

Memorial stone by J. Funk


004

Heatwole

Nancy

 

14 Jan 1854

Aged 52y 10m 3d; Consort of John S.

d/Jacob & Mary Showalter Swank; Memorial stone by A. Funk


004

Heatwole

John S.

30 Apr 1806

30 Oct 1857

Aged 51y 6m

s/David & Magdalena Neland Heatwole; married 8 Aug 1927; memorial stone by A. Funk


004

Fishback

Nancy

21 Nov 1858

28 Jan 1860

Aged 1y 2m

Partial illegible sunken stone-recorded by Swain in 1967; d/Albert C. & Sarah Heatwole Fishback


004

Heatwole

Harriet E.

 

5 May 1860

Aged 5y 7m; d/J. S. & M. F.

Partial illegible sunken stone- recorded by Swank in 1967


004

Brunk

John A.

 

5 Dec 1862

Aged 2y 3m 18d; s/H. & S.

Partial illegible sunken stone- recorded by Swank in 1967


004

Heatwole

Mary C.

10 Jun 1858

21 Jan 1863

 

s/J. S. & M. F.


004

Fishback

Perry F.

26 Juy 1869

17 Jan 1870

Aged 5m 22d

Illegible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; s/Albert C. & Sarah Heatwole Fishback


004

Heatwole

Elizabeth

 

19 Feb 1879

Aged 75y 8m 27d

 


004

Heatwole

Hettie J.

 

22 Jun 1863

Aged 4y 8m 29d; d/H. & H.

 


004

Heatwole

Infant Twin Daughters

Feb 1863

Feb 1863

d/H. & M.

 


004

Weaver

Elizabeth

 

10 Aug 1867

Aged 16y 1m 7d

Illegible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; d/John & Magdalene


004

Unknown

 

 

 

Father

Small stone no other markings


004

Weaver

John

25 Jul 1818

8 Apr 1877

Aged 58y 8m 13d

s/Samuel; occupation-wagon maker


004

Weaver

Magdalena

 

22 Jun 1880

Aged 54y 7m 10d; w/John

w/Rev. John; d/Samuel (Shem) & "Eliz. Shank Heatwole


004

Heatwole

Oliver D.

11 Sep 1876

2 Aug 1878

 

s/Martin & Sarah Weaver Heatwole; drowned in North River


004

Shank

Reuben D.

29 Mar 1882

5 Apr 1882

Aged 7 Das; s/Charles G. & Fannie

Memorial stone by Rinker & Beam


004

Weaver

Infant

 

10 Dec 1882

Aged 7 das; s/S. & S. J.

 


004

Shank

Joseph

 

18 Dec 1887

Aged 17 das; s/C. G. & Fannie

 


004

Shank

Infant

 

1 Feb 1888

Aged 28 das; s/C. G. & Fannie

 


004

Weaver

Solomon

12 Mar 1849

11 Jul 1889

Aged 40y 3m 29d

s/John; 1st h/Susan Sandy


004

Weaver

Flarea A.

 

29 Nov 1896

Aged 12y 6m 25d; d/Solomon & Susan

Mother nee Susan Sandy


004

Shank

Infant Son

 

20 Jun 1889

Aged 1 day; s/C. G. & Fannie

 


004

Shank

Infant Son

 

15 Feb 1890

Aged 1 day; s/C. G. & Fannie

 


004

Keister

Sallie A.

 

25 Aug 1871

Aged 30y 11m 13d; w/A. J.

 


005

Ruleman

Anderson J.

 

18 Sep 1896

Aged 36y 1m 2d

 


005

Heatwole

Catharine

 

28 Oct 1911

Aged 72y 10m 2d; w/S. S.

nee Gaines


005

Heatwole

Shem S.

 

29 Apr 1884

Aged 54y 1m 23d

s/Samuel & Elizabeth Shank Heatwole; Married 27 Apr 1854; occupation-farmer, carpenter


005

Lilly

William

11 Feb 1800

11 Aug 1884

 

Memorial stone by J. Wine-Bridgewater


005

Lilly

Abraham Lewis

 

28 Oct 1852

Aged 10m 4d; s/William & Harriet

 


005

Byerly

Harriet E.

 

21 May 1855

Aged 3y 7m 5d

 


005

Byerly

John A.

27 Jan 1854

11 Sep 1880

Aged 20y 8m 16d

 


005

Lilley

Savilla H.

9 Apr 1860

15 Aug 1861

d/Wm. & H.

 


005

Lilley

Jacob

24 Mar 1842

30 Jan 1861

s/Wm. & Harriet

 


005

Mason

Elisabeth Ann

4 Mar 1825

5 Jun 1876

w/John Y.

Stone broken off of base


005

Heatwole

Edward L.

 

7 Jul 1879

Aged 1m 7d; s/S. S. & C.

Mother nee Catherine Gaines


005

Heatwole

James Wm.

 

12 Aug 1873

Aged 3y 2m 6d

s/Shem & Catherine Gaines Heatwole


005

Heatwole

Jacob A.

 

31 May 1869

Aged 5m 11d; s/J. S. & R.

Mother nee Rebecca Frank


005

Heatwole

Margaret

 

9 Dec 1864

Aged 2y 20d; d/J. S. & Rebecca

Partially illegible stone-recorded by Swank in 1967; Mother nee Rebecca Frank


005

Heatwole

Timothy

 

6 Feb 1863

Aged 4y 9m 3d; s/John S. & R.

Partially illegible stone-recorded by Swank in 1967; Mother nee Rebecca Frank


005

Heatwole

Jacob S.

 

7 Mar 1870

Aged 45y 3m 4d; Father

s/Gabriel & Margaret Swank Heatwole; married 16 March 1848


005

Shank

Rebecca

 

3 Apr 1903

Aged 79y 11m 9d; Mother; w/Jacob Shank

nee Frank


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