Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
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Cemetery

 Houston Cemetery


Houston Cemetery

Location

Lacey Spring Area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, go north on Route U.S. 11 (No. Valley Pike) to Route 806 (Martz Road) and turn right. Go 2/10ths mile to Route 986 (Stony Point Road) and turn left. Go 1.2 miles and cemetery is sitting back off the right side of the road.

 

Notes

Cemetery is overgrown and has a stone wall around it which is breaking apart. Owner of land around the cemetery has plans to restore this cemetery. The owner is restoring the house once owned by Eunice A. Lincoln, which is just beyond the cemetery location. Notes in Remarks Column were provided by the D.A.R. Rev. William Houston, a Methodist Episcopal Minister, was a prominent member of this family and was connected with the Smiths of Smithland. See Harrison History, pages 405-11 and 485-6.

 

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Cemetery Index

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Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

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Harrison

Lester Lee

30 Mar 1882

30 Mar 1882

s/David W. & Anna A. Harrison

This infant son was a brother of Houston Harrison, the author of "Long Grey Trail." Anna Amantha Harrison was the d/John W. C. & Rachel Huffman Houston.

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Houston

Catherine

10 Mar 1838

10 Mar 1838

Born & Died

Partially illegible; recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s; d/Wm. C. & Nancy Houston

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Houston

John W. C.

20 Jan 1828

22 Nov 1869

Aged 41y 10m 2d; s/Wm. & Nancy Houston

Illegible marker-recorded by the D.A.R. in 1960s

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Houston

John William

30 Jan 1855

19 Jul 1855

s/J. W. C. & R. C.

Mother-nee Rachel Catherine Huffman

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Houston

Philip George Asbury

23 Mar 1830

24 Mar 1830

 

 

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Houston

William Parker Harrison

11 Feb 1816

4 Nov 1816

 

 

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Houston

Nancy Harrison

 

3 May 1862

Aged 63y 4m 27d

Illegible & broken marker; recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s

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Houston

William, Rev.

5 Aug 1781

27 Apr 1852

Aged 70y 8m 22d

 

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