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Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery


Hulvey Family Cemetery


Fulks Run, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Fulks Run Grocery, go west on Highway 259 for 1 mile. At Valley Land store, turn left onto Highway 818 (Dry River Road). After crossing the bridge, continue on for about 4 miles until you pass Highway 631 and the old Ritchie Schoolhouse (small white frame schoolhouse) on the left. Slow down and start looking for the Scudder mailbox on the right. Turn right at the mailbox and go up the gravel drive until you come to the crest of the hill. There is an opening in the fence on the right. The cemetery is about 30 feet from the fence.


Notes in "Remarks" column were taken from Patricia Turner Ritchie's book in 1999. In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted "There apparently were 15 to 25 graves in open field. Only two with inscribed stones." In 1999 Patricia Turner Ritchie notes "One carved river rock, another river rock, and about 3 other depressions indicating about 5 graves."

Survey Date and Recorder 1999
Patricia Turner Ritchie

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
Hulvey Margaret Ritchie

No visible marker-buried here per Vergie Lantz's Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia"; w/John Hulvey who is buried here & has carved stone; d/Phillip Ritchie Sr & Margaret Winters Ritchie
Bear Christina Ritchie 1787 ?
No visible marker-buried here per Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & were the parents of most of the Bare/Bear families in the area; w/Valentine "Feltry" Bear; d/Isaac Ritchie & Maria Catharena Wolfe
Custer George 3 Sep 1813 18 Apr 1857
No visible marker 4 Apr 1997 but said to be buried here; Castor Association records show that he has a stone; s/Richard Custer Jr. & Elizabeth Trumbo Custer; George's wife was Melvina Ritchie d/Solomon & Elizabeth "Betsy" Baker Ritchie; Melvina's 2nd husband John Hulvey
Hulvey John 18 Jun 1800 18 Dec 1872 72y 6m

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