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 Hensley Hollow Cemetery


Hensley Hollow Cemetery

Location

Hensley Hollow, Elkton area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 33 East about 2 miles east of Elkton and turn left on Route 634 (Huckleberry Road). Go about 5/10 mile to intersection with Route 623 (Mt. Pleasant Road) and turn right. Go 2.3 miles to intersection with Route 622 (Hensley Hollow) and turn right. Go about 1.1 mile to end of road at gate. Private road to left (gated) goes to the Hensley Hollow cemetery. It is a short walk or if gate is open you can drive to cemetery.
 

Notes

In October 1996, Sue Propst found and recorded this cemetery. She noted there are many graves without markers. Sue stated all of the people recorded as being buried here are descendants of Benjamin Hensley, Sr. and that this was the home place.

Survey Date and Recorder

Sep 1996
Sue Propst

 

Photos

Jan Hensley, Edith Tanner

Cemetery Index

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Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

Hensley, (Jr.)

Benjamin

8 Sep 1822

15 Feb 1908

 

s/Benjamin Hensley Sr.

Image

Hensley

Rebecca

8 Feb 1824

28 Oct 1905

 

w/Benjamin Hensley Jr.

Image

Hensley

Annie Rebecca

3 Mar 1867

19 Mar 1887

 

d/Benj. & Rebecca

 

Monger

Martha E.

10 Mar 1843

1870

 

w/Jacob R. Monger

 

Hensley

Sallie B.

28 Sep 1874

5 Nov 1880

 

d/Silas & Sarah Hensley

Image

Hensley

James B.

26 Jun 1878

12 Nov 1880

 

s/Silas & Sarah Hensley

Image

Hensley

Jethro Silas

24 Mar 1883

24 Feb 1884

 

s/Silas & Sarah Hensley

 

Hensley

Lawton S.

20 Nov 1901

Nov 1902

 

s/J. W. & L. A. Hensley

 

Hensley

Harry W.

8 Feb 1904

20 Feb 1904

 

s/J. W. & L. A. Hensley

 

Hensley

Franklin Pierce

3 Jul 1863

9 Nov 1906

 

Moved to Mount Olivet Cemetery, McGaheysville VA & buried next to his wife Virginia Ann Hensley 4 Sep 1868 - 15 Mar 1952

 

Hensley, Sr.

Benjamin

 

 

 

No marker; Family lore says he is most likely buried in this cemetery since this was the homeplace

 

Hensley

Nellie Ellen Meadows

 

 

 

No marker; Family lore says she is most likely buried in this cemetery since this was the homeplace; w/Benjamin Hensley Sr.

 

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