Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Custer Family Cemetery

Location

Fulks Run, Rockingham county, Virginia. From Fulks Run Grocery, continue west on route 259 for 1 mile. Turn left at the Valley Land Store onto Route 818 (Little Dry River Road). After crossing the bridge, turn right onto the private gravel ane and go as far as you can. The cemetery is on top of the hill and is fenced.
 

Notes

Fenced erected in 1995 by Custer descendants who also placed the memorial marker with several names. Notes in "Remarks" column were taken from Pat Ritchie's book in 1999. In l967 J. Robert Swank indicated the cemetery is on the old Abe Hess farm. Pat Ritchie's book notes the land was owned by the Custer family from about 1750 to 1870's.

Survey Date and Recorder 1999
Pat Ritchie

Cemetery Index

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

Row Surname Given Name & MI Birth Date Death Date Headstone Notes Remarks
001 Hess Margaret 1872 1928
d/Abraham & Amanda Custer Hess
001 Hess Abraham 7 May 1829 25 Jun 1912
s/Peter Hess & Elizabeth Romack Hess
001 Hess Amanda 29 Nov 1829 22 Feb 1921
w/Abraham; d/Richard Custer Jr. & Elizabeth Trumbo Custer
001 Custer, Sr. Richard 1 Jun 1757 14 Feb 1837
Revolutionary War Veteran; on memorial stone & buried here
001 Custer Jane Humble 1765 After 1850
w/Richard Custer, Sr.; d/Conrad & Hannah Humble; on memorial stone & buried here
001 Custer, Jr. Richard About Dec 1788 14 Jun 1857
War of 1812 Veteran; s/Richard Custer Sr. & Jane Humble Custer; on memorial stone & buried here
001 Custer Elizabeth Trumbo 21 Aug 1791 3 Dec 1873
w/Richard Custer, Jr.; d/Jacob Trumbo & Hannah Hawes Cowger Trumbo; on memorial stone & buried here
001 Custer Conrad 1695 1772
Memorial stone, may not be buried here but lived in Brocks Gap - from Pat Ritchie's book
001 Custer Mrs. Conrad


Memorial stone, may not be buried here but lived in Brocks Gap - from Pat Ritchie's book
001 Custer Paul 1730 1820
Memorial stone, may not be buried here but lived in Brocks Gap - from Pat Ritchie's book
001 Custer Lucinda Malone


Memorial stone, may not be buried here but lived in Brocks Gap - from Pat Ritchie's book
001 Custer Margaret Malone


Memorial stone, may not be buried here but lived in Brocks Gap - from Pat Ritchie's book
001 Custer Infant Bro. of Leroy 1856 1856
Memorial stone, may not be buried here but lived in Brocks Gap - from Pat Ritchie's book

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