Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery
Dever Family Cemetery 1
|Spring Creek area, Rockingham County, Virginia. Was
located on the Clarence Craun Place on Route 613 south of Spring Creek, Virginia. Formerly
Herbert Patterson place.
|No attempt was made to find this cemetery in 2003.
In 1967 J. Robert Swank wrote, "Mr. Craun advised there were no markers remaining of
the old burial place. Names of those buried not known. Some may have been removed to Mossy
Creek. Mr. Showalter, in his Atlas of Rockingham County, refers to the old cemetery as
being one-half mile south of Spring Creek, south of the house on the hill, near the sight
of the old mud school house. He mentions they were Patterson relations. A check of early
land records shows the Dever family in this section as early as 1756. Some names on deeds
were: William Dever and wife Elizabeth Ervin; Margaret, James, Nancy, Peggy, Polly, John,
St. Clair, Hugh, Frances C., Luke. Other names - Robert and Mary Henderson, Nancy Cutter,
Peggy Bower, (Bowyer), Isaac and Elizabeth Burner, Samuel and Margaret Bowman, Allen C.
Bryan, Augustus Rice, Mary P. Ervin - sister of Frances Dever, William and Mary P.
|Survey Date and Recorder|
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