Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Cooper-May Cemetery

Location

Bergton Area, Rockingham County, Virginia. Cemetery is located on Crab Run Road (Route 820) near Bergton, Virginia.
 

Notes

Shirley Cullers Miller noted: Tradition says there were "old" Coopers buried here before May. Some people also call this the Whetzel Cemetery. Cemetery records compiled by Shirley Cullers Miller using headstones, field/river rocks, papers of Warren Souder and Lewis Yankey, J. Robert Swank’s 1967 records, and through interviews with area residents

 

Survey Date and Recorder 10/18/2002
Shirley Cullers Miller

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
Whetzel Laymond 1 Aug 1933 1 Aug 1933
child of Loy Elmer Whetzel & Iva Hettie Siever, and grandson of Lorenzo Dow Whetzel & Carrie Ellen Crider
Whetzel Grace Viola (Dove) 11 Jun 1918 26 Jul 1937
child of Jesse William Dove & Blanche Catherine May, and 1st wife of Hays "Ruse" Whetzel. Grace was a daughter-in-law of Lorenzo Dow Whetzel & Carrie Ellen Crider Whetzel
Whetzel Cletus 2 Jan 1909 23 Feb 1931
died in logging accident at age 22, child of Lorenzo Dow Whetzel & his 2nd wife Carrie Ellen Crider
Whetzel Lorenzo Dow 6 Apr 1872 25 Oct 1952
child of Jacob R. Whetzel Jr. & Mary Ann Nesselrodt/Nazelrod, and husband of (1) Frances May (2) Carrie Ellen Crider
May Isaac Samuel 27 Apr 1878 8 Dec 1896
child of James M. May & Catherine Moyer
May Catherine (Moyer) 10 Jan 1832 18 Jun 1896
child of Paulser Moyer & Sarah Whetzel, and wife of James M. May
May James M., Capt. 17 Jul 1833 26 Aug 1900
child of Samuel May & Eve Harless, and husband of Catherine Moyer
Stultz Susenette "Susan" (May) 5 Sep 1854 3 Jan 1903
child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder, and wife of Benjamin Franklin Stultz
May Samuel L. 15 Aug 1844 25 Oct 1864
killed in Civil War, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
May Addison 12 Apr 1843 Feb 1863
died during the Civil War from fever, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
May Clarinda 1 Jan 1860

died during infancy, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
May Mary Ann 31 Jan 1848

died during infancy, child of Jacob W. May Sr. & Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
May Sarah E. "Sally" (Snyder) 25 Jun 1818 20 Jan 1879
child of Charles & Catherine Halterman Snyder, and wife of Jacob W. May Sr.
May, Sr. Jacob W. 15 May 1819 13 Apr 1895
child of Samuel & Eve Harless May, and husband of Sarah E. "Sally" Snyder
Cooper Mary Ann "Annie" (Whetzel) 31 Aug 1845 12 Oct 1930
child of Jacob R. Whetzel Sr. & Mary Ann Lantz, and 1st wife of Cornelius "Neil" Cooper

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