Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Koontz Community Cemetery

Location

North of Elkton, Page County, Virginia. Take Route 33 East to Elkton, Virginia. In Elkton take Route 340 North . Go 4.4 miles and turn right onto Route 609 (Naked Creek Road) then go 2.2 miles to Route 604 and turn left. Go 3/10 mile and cemetery is on a small hill on the left. Need to drive through cow pasture to get to the cemetery. Located on land presently owned by David Koontz
 

Notes

Well maintained and has a fence around it. There are several unmarked stones and there appears to be numerous unmarked graves. Rows 001 thru 005 are located in a fenced area in the southwest corner of the large cemetery. All rows are recorded facing headstones, from left to right (south to north) and back to front (west to east).

Survey Date and Recorder 1/14/07
Bob and Lois Emswiler

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
 Smith Infant Girl 1962 1962   No visible marker-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
001 Lowman George E. 1947 2006   Kyger Funeral Home Inc marker only
001 Koontz N. Keirle 1900 1982    
001 Koontz Elsie E. 1899 1945    
001 Koontz Mary B. 31 Oct 1940 5 Jul 1964    
002 Koontz Roselyn M. 22 Jun 1897 1 Mar 1977    
002 Koontz Noah W. 29 Dec 1860 23 Mar 1932 Father  
002 Koontz Isa L. 4 Sep 1865 3 Mar 1942 Mother  
002 Koontz Arbutes G. 1886 1950   d/Noah & Isa L.
003 Huffman John P. 24 Jun 1838 17 May 1907 Father Father of Isa L. Koontz
003 Huffman Mary A. 25 Feb 1837 30 Jun 1922 Mother w/John P.
003 Koontz Olan H. 6 Aug 1902 16 Oct 1968    
003 Koontz Viola M. 20 Jul 1903 9 Jun 1975    
003 Koontz Annie Clarice 25 Sep 1913 20 Sep 1915 d/J.G. & Minnie  
004 Koontz Philip  15 Jun 1889 Aged 53y 4m 11d  
004 Koontz Manervia Ann  3 Jul 1896 Aged 57y 11m 8d  
004 Koontz Cordelia M. 13 Mar 1874 27 May 1967    
004 Koontz Infant Daughter 14 Jun 1904 14 Jun 1904 d/C.E. & H.A.  
005 Yates Archie P.  6 Jun 1892 Aged 1y 7m; s/E.L. & V.B.  
005 Yates Birdie 25 Aug 1899 8 Sep 1899 d/E.L. & V.B.  
006 Dearing Willie B. 27 May 1900 3 Jan 1967    
006 Dearing Mamie V. 9 Jun 1915 26 Jan 1996    
006 Shifflett J. Elwood 1934 1992   Kyger Trobaugh Inc marker only
006 Breeden Mattie L. 1912 1997   Kyger Trobaugh Inc marker only
007 Unknown      Funeral Home marker only-no markings
007 Unknown      Funeral Home marker only-no markings
007 Merica Agnes Merl 1912 2002   Kyger Service marker only
007 Unknown      J. C. Brill Funeral Home marker only-no markings
007 Unknown      J. C. Brill Funeral Home marker only-no markings
007 Harris Grover Lee 1887 1945   J. C. Brill Funeral Home marker only
007 Harris Annie Collier 1884 1964    
007 Huddle Lee F. 6 Mar 1891 1 Sep 1934    
007 Huddle Flora M. 14 Mar 1895 19 Nov 1970    
007 Huddle John T. 19 Jun 1866 24 Apr 1944 Father  
007 Huddle Sallie M. 29 Jul 1867 1 Nov 1939 Mother  
007 Shifflett William F. 20 Mar 1876 10 Dec 1951 Father  
007 Shifflett Jennet S. 29 Feb 1877 18 Apr 1931 Mother  
007 Smith Floyd D. "Printy" 17 Jun 1936 18 Sep 1998    
007 Stanley Charles W. 8 Mar 1926 24 Jun 1997    
007 Lam Ethel E. 3 Nov 1932     
008 Blose Joseph C. 2 Mar 1863 30 Oct 1933    
008 Blose Mary A. 6 Jun 1868 23 Jun 1916 w/J.C.  
008 Smith Connie L. 1889 1950 Father  
008 Smith Lottie E. 1895 1983 Mother  
008 Smith Charles M. 23 Apr 1917 6 Dec 1918    
008 Smith James E. 14 Jun 1915 13 Dec 1916 s/C.L. & L.E.  
008 Smith Elmer O. 21 Sep 1926 22 Jun 1996 US Army WWII Military marker shows name Elmer Owen Smith
008 Munger Annie V. 19 Jan 1855 27 Sep 1916    
008 Breeden Ruth Naomi 23 Mar 1930 8 Jun 1994 Mother  
009 Wyant Ethel A. 30 Jan 1915 25 May 1998    
009 Wyant James A. 9 Aug 1912 24 Dec 1981    
009 Alger Ardelia M. 9 Mar 1910 21 Feb 2001    
009 Alger John A. 18 Jan 1887 28 Jun 1976    
009 Lang Jessie H. 27 Aug 1915 2 Jan 2000    
010 Gordon Lloyd R. 19 Feb 1936 19 Nov 1983    
010 Gordon Bessie H. 13 Aug 1914     
010 Gordon John H. 22 Apr 1896 4 Apr 1988    
010 Munger Bessie G. 15 Jul 1883 23 Jul 1906 w/J.O.  
010 Munger Joseph Hulbert 2 May 1888 10 Aug 1914    
010 Seal Benjamin 27 May 1843 9 Jan 1913    
010 Huddle Robert Henry 19 Jul 1871 27 Dec 1933    
010 Huddle Wade A. 20 Sep 1953 2 Oct 1953 s/B.W. & Ressie  
010 Huddle James W. 10 Jul 1940 8 Aug 1940 s/B.W. & Ressie  
010 Huddle Benjamin C. 4 Jun 1939 1 Jul 1939 s/B.W. & Ressie  
011 Seal Kathleen M. 15 Jan 1922 23 Nov 1989    
011 Seal Vernon L. 1 Oct 1916 31 Dec 1958 Virginia S Sgt 527 Air Svc Gp AAF WWII; Brother  
011 Seal Charlie C. 19 Oct 1886 8 Sep 1983    
011 Seal Nolen A. 7 Mar 1890 24 Jan 1940    
011 Seal Raymond E. 9 Aug 1930 18 Oct 1931    
011 Seal Helen M. 9 Jan 1927 26 Jan 1927    
011 Seal Emma Geneva 4 Sep 1912 15 Sep 1913 d/C.C. & A.N.  
011 Dearing Jack W.  12 Feb 1816 Aged 74 yrs  
011 Dearing Sarah M. 20 Jun 1849 11 Mar 1935    
012 Blose Clarence M. 13 Feb 1909 28 Mar 1972 Father  
012 Blose Wilma H. 20 Feb 1907 16 Jul 1987 Mother  
012 Dearing Jackson W., Pvt. 22 Apr 1841 12 Feb 1916 Pvt Co K 23 VA Cav CSA  
012 Reid Ruth Virginia 1926 2003 Mother "Ma Ma"  
012 Collier Howard L. 20 Oct 1917 24 Jun 1991 Pvt US Army WWII Military marker shows Howard Lee Collier
012 Collier Charles A. 30 Mar 1922 13 Jul 1986    
012 Collier Charles H. 1891 1980    
012 Collier Ella M. 1895 1974    
012 Gordon Benjamin F. 21 Sep 1894 12 Oct 1981 Pvt US Army WWI  
012 Gordon Bertie M. 17 Apr 1912 12 Jan 1987    
013 Drummond Bessie H. 19 Mar 1899 13 Aug 1900 d/J.B. & A.E.  
013 Huddle Jos. D. 1 Nov 1833 6 Feb 1906    
013 Huddle Curillia A. 5 Mar 1840 1 Mar 1916 Age 75y 11m 27d  
013 Hensley Edna P. 1901 1925 d/Mr. & Mrs. C.E. Blose  
013 Blose Charlie L.  15 Apr 1932    
013 Blose Lina Bell 4 May 1876 5 May 1951    
013 Blose Anna Ruth "Dill" 15 Mar 1899 30 Sep 1969    
013 Davis Vernon E. 31 Jan 1904 5 Jul 1904 s/Luther & Minnie  
013 Davis Harry  26 Dec 1896 Aged 2y 18d; s/Luther & Minnie  
014 Huffman Isaac M.  19 Aug 1883 s/Isaac & Luretta Age below ground
014 Huddle Joseph B. 1 Nov 1833 6 Feb 1906 Pvt Co C 33 Va Inf CSA - surrendered at Appomattox VA  
014 Davis John B. 23 Jan 1838 15 Mar 1905    
014 Davis Our Children     No other visible markings
014 Davis Infant 15 Oct 1904 25 Dec 1904 Infant/Henry & Rebecca  
014 Davis Infant 7 Nov 1907 26 Dec 1907 Infant/Henry & Rebecca  
014 Smith, Sr. Vernon Ray 24 Feb 1921 19 Sep 1996 PFC US Army WWII  
014 Smith Ervin Lee 8 Aug 1953 6 Jun 1971    
014 Smith Phillip Ray 1939 2002   Kyger Trobaugh Inc marker only
015 Lam Lottie M. 5 May 1913 19 Apr 1984 Mother  
015 Lam Guy 17 May 1906 30 Nov 1978 Father  
015 Lam Hattie M. 28 Feb 1914 5 May 1993   w/Russell J.
015 Lam Russell J. 19 Mar 1914 28 Oct 1987 Wed 24 Dec 1935  
015 Davis Phyllis L. 11 Feb 1940 2 Jan 1975    
015 Davis Cecil D. 21 Sep 1937 22 Aug 2004 PFC US Army Military marker shows Cecil David Davis
015 Lam Leila H. 15 Sep 1918     
015 Lam Reecy J. 19 Mar 1914 27 Oct 1972 Virginia Pvt Co C 9 Armd Repl BN WWII Military marker shows death date 29 Oct 1972
015 Ferrell Cora Elizabeth 1875 1914    
015 Ferrell John Amos 1873 1908    
015 Unknowns      5 CONCRETE STONES
015 Ferrell Melinda Cornelia 1 Nov 1885 23 Jun 1944    
015 Ferrell David Connor 25 Aug 1870 26 Jun 1945    
015 Huffman Wilson Carrier 9 Mar 1901 9 Mar 1901 Aged 78 yrs DAR
015 Monger Herbert L. 28 Jan 1871 21 Aug 1873   CHECK DATES ON THIS STONE
015 Dearing Seguerine M. 4 Apr 1869 8 Feb 1942    
015 Dearing John W. 11 Feb 1862 16 Jun 1917    
016 Leap Clarence 26 Jan 1893 6 Aug 1898   Partially illegible-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
016 Leap Sallie B. 12 Oct 1873 9 Dec 1898 w/G. E. Partially illegible-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
016 Unknown Lester     No visible markings except the name Lester 1/2007
016 Dearing Beartha F. 1888 1898   Stone broken off and lying on ground
016 Huffman Elizabeth   Aged 61y 3d; Our Sisters No dates
016 Huffman Mary C.   Aged 40y 6m 3d; Our Sisters No dates
016 Huffman Ambrose   a  
016 Huffman Christina   Aged 86y 2m; Our Parents  
016 Huffman Ambrose 5 Feb 1804 19 Jan 1862   This is 2nd marker for Ambrose Huffman
016 Glenn Willy Alma 1 May 1860 11 Jul 1865 d/David  
016 Davis Albert D. 11 Mar 1977 1 Jan 1997    
016 Smith, Sr. Willie Roger "Widgie" 24 Sep 1940 9 Sep 1998    
017 Meadows Edna S. 16 Dec 1894 18 Apr 1983 Mother  
017 Meadows Hubert W. 25 Apr 1890 11 Jun 1979 Father  
017 Meadows Ruth E. 27 Nov 1931 4 Nov 1994 Mother  
017 Meadows Garland D. 13 Mar 1924 15 Jul 1997 Father  
017 Merica Maggie W. 5 Mar 1912 10 Apr 1997 Mother  
017 Merica Paul E. 2 Sep 1911 21 Nov 1979 Father  
017 Shivers George H., Rev. 22 Dec 1897 25 Nov 1976    
017 Williams Fannie A. 1890 1942    
017 Williams Elec J. 1883 1956    
017 Unknown Anna  12 May 1908   Marker buried below ground-is near a Frazier surname marker-Jan 2007
017 Unknown Robert     Marker buried below ground-is near a Frazier surname marker-Jan 2007
017 Unknown Infant  30 Dec 1897   Marker buried below ground-is near a Frazier surname marker-Jan 2007
017 Unknown Bessie ?     Illegible marker-not recorded by D.A.R.
017 Rothger Mable 24 Jan 1893 3 Aug 1894 d/G.B. & A.E. Illegible marker-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
017 Offenbacker Ressie F. 6 Jan 1895 7 Jul 1895 ch/J.B. & A.E. Partially illegible marker-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
017 Offenbacker Dewey G. 5 Sep 1896 26 May 1900 ch/J.B. & A.E. Partially illegible marker-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
017 Merica Annie R. 7 Jul 1856 28 Nov 1936 Age 80y 4m 21d; w/Hiram  
017 Merica Thomas Alfred 1882 1947    
018 Dearing Thomas J.  24 Feb 1873 Aged 2 yrs; s/E.C. & S.E. Partially illegible marker-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
018 Frazier James H. 30 Nov 1819 8 Apr 1897    
018 Frazier Jane A. 11 Apr 1819 1 May 1897    
018 Cochran Robin Dale 2 Nov 1962 23 Feb 1963 Our Baby  
018 Merica John W. 4 Feb 1876 6 Feb 1942    
018 Meadows Infant   Infant/Earman R. & Daisy A. No dates
018 Meadows Infant   Infant/Earman R. & Daisy A. No dates
018 Meadows Infant   Infant/Earman R. & Daisy A. No dates
018 Meadows Earman R. 1 Oct 1934 22 Nov 1994    
018 Meadows Daisy A. 14 Jul 1936 9 Dec 1998    
018 Lam Annie V. 9 Apr 1872 29 Jul 1945    
018 Merica Reginald M. 16 Sep 1910 6 Feb 1981    
018 Merica Mary A. 9 Nov 1909 20 Feb 1998    
018 Anderson Harry A. 21 May 1927 27 Nov 2002 U.S. Coast Guard, PFC US Army Air Forces WWII; m/1 Dec 1962  
018 Anderson Mabel L. 29 Nov 1924 11 Jan 2003   w/Harry A.
018 Merica Beatrice 1905 2000   Kyger Trobaugh Inc Funera Home marker only
018 Cochran Gene 5 Feb 1931     
018 Cochran Wanda L. 4 Mar 1933 17 Nov 2005    
019 LaMont Hester L. 15 Jul 1939     
019 LaMont, Sr. Allen R. 20 Sep 1938 30 Aug 1991 EM1 US Navy Military marker shows nameas Allen Roger LaMont Sr.
019 Dean Alline G. 29 Dec 1908 7 Feb 1987 Mother w/Wilson G.
019 Dean Wilson G. 6 Jul 1913 1 Sep 1981 Father  
019 Merica Essie D. 19 Feb 1893 5 Nov 1977 Our precious mother  
019 Merica James Oliver 4 Jun 1929 26 Nov 1976 Cpl US Army Korea  
019 Merica Mary M. 26 May 1918     
019 Merica Talley M. 12 Oct 1912 16 Jul 1966 Virginia PFC Co B 358 Infantry WWII BSM Military marker shows born 29 Oct 1912
019 Baker Betty  18 Mar 1924 Aged 84 yrs  
019 Moubray Virginia M. 2 Jun 1916 12 Apr 1997   w/Virge M.
019 Moubray Virge M. 18 Sep 1911 28 Jan 1998 m/17 Dec 1935  
020 Seal Infant Child     Illegible marker
020 Seal Hattie Myrtle  Jul 1897 Age 1y 2m  
020 Seal Le ?  1883 Age 1 yr 10 m In 1960s D.A.R. showed name as Elizabeth
020 Hepner Eliza Jane   Sister No dates
020 Hepner Matilda E.   Mother No dates
020 Wyant Johnnie E. 11 Oct 1897 20 Aug 1964 Father  
020 Wyant Cora Belle 9 Sep 1907 8 Sep 1995 Mother  
020 Merica Wilmer Thomas 28 Feb 1921 7 Jan 1993 US Army WWII  
020 Hammer Herman C. 27 Aug 1926 10 May 1984 S2 US Navy WWII; Dad  
020 Hammer Ava Beth 12 Jun 1929 12 Aug 1999 m/3 Oct 1945 w/Herman
020 Frink Avalynn M. 8 May 1951 29 Mar 2001 Our Mom  
021 Hammer Ernest Franklin 16 Jan 1929 26 Oct 1991 Pvt US Army  
021 Eppard Lillie B. 12 Jul 1879 13 Jan 1881 d/T. A. Eppard Partially illegible-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
021 Eppard Carlis C. 25 Mar 1873 13 Aug 1874 s/T. A. Eppard  
021 Eppard Mary J. 17 Aug 1846 20 Mar 1884 w/T. A. Eppard Partially illegible-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
021 Eppard Hab. L. 12 Feb 1871 13 Sep 1887   Partially illegible-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
022 Hammer John F. 12 Dec 1878 28 Jan 1903    
022 Eppard Thomas A. 30 Jun 1839 19 Jun 1908 Age 70y 11m 12d Partially illegible-recorded by D.A.R. in 1960s
022 Eppard Lizzy F. 8 May 1840 22 Jan 1903 w/T. A.  
022 Meadows Nelson R. 27 Jul 1913 21 Mar 2000    
022 Meadows Della D. 31 Mar 1916 6 Jan 1999    
023 Smith Lucille M. 18 Aug 1923 18 Feb 1991 Mom w/Elwood R.
023 Smith Elwood R. 4 Aug 1922 20 Jan 1999 Dad  
023 Smith Owen R. 17 Apr 1921 4 Feb 1999 TEC 4 US Army WWII; Daddy Military marker shows Owen Ralph Smith
023 Sampson Fannie L. 1869 1952    
023 Sampson William E. 1868 1948    
023 Sampson William R. 28 May 1928 26 Jan 1929 s/Mr. & Mrs. J. T.  
023 Sampson Charles N. 4 Apr 1900 1 Dec 1904 s/Mr. & Mrs. Wm. E.  
023 Unknown      Concrete marker-no markings
023 Smith Emma S. 19 Dec 1856 22 Jul 1936 His wife; Mother w/S. T.
023 Smith S. T. 27 Aug 1863 28 Aug 1928 Aged 65y 1d; Father  
023 Smith William J.  10 Oct 1909 Age 24y 9m 20d; s/S. T. & E. S.  
023 Harris Elizabeth E. 1 May 1843 22 Mar 1910 Erected by P. F. Watson her son-in-law  
023 Hammer Lounie C.   s/ ? Illegible & broken marker
023 Hammer Minnie F. 1900 1951    
023 Hammer Ernest O. 1899 1976    
023 Hitt Elizabeth  16 Jul 1916 Age 2y 10m 28d; d/V. L. & B. E.  
023 Hammer Evelyn G. 28 Aug 1932  Mother  
023 Hammer Owen A. 20 Jul 1924 23 Jun 1977 Pvt US Army WWII  
024 Smith Fred W. 14 Jun 1903 10 Jun 1976    
024 Smith Mayme W. 20 May 1903 23 Jan 1998    
024 Smith Charles W. 16 Oct 1860 1 Jun 1923 Father  
024 Smith Amanda C. 23 May 1866 30 Jan 1943 Mother w/Charles W.
024 Watson Robert F. 1867 1958    
024 Watson Infant Children   Children/R. F. & Mary C. No names and no dates
024 Watson Jesse C. 17 Mar 1903 6 Jan 1919 Age 15y 9m 19d  
024 Smith Lud E. 10 Mar 1886 31 May 1937 Father  
024 Smith Bertha D. 14 Mar 1893 28 Mar 1980 Mother w/Lud E.
024 Unknown      2 concrete stones-no markings
024 Conley Dewey E. 27 Apr 1926     
024 Conley Dorothy G. 10 Mar 1927     
025 Conley Janice Lam 9 Mar 1947 2 Jul 2005    
025 Conley George Kenneth 17 Sep 1945 6 Mar 1996 US Army Vietnam; Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart  
025 Conley Virgil H. 1 Aug 1931 24 Jun 1970 Virginia Cpl US Marine Corps  
025 Shifflett Stella S. 24 Feb 1935     
025 Shifflett Luther Eldon 25 Dec 1930 1 Feb 1976 PFC US Army Korea  
025 Breeden Baby Boy 1969 1969   J.C. Brill Funeral Home marker only
025 Unknown      J.C. Brill Funeral Home marker only
025 Smith Baby Boy  1972    
025 Smith Edith Elizabeth Stanley 29 Jan 1907 9 Jan 1978 Mother  
025 Smith Ressie May 22 May 1905 31 Mar 1925   Illegible marker-recorded D.A.R. in 1960s
025 Smith Thomas Russel 12 Nov 1892 19 Jul 1964 Virginia PFC Co B 318 Infantry WWI  
025 Merica Dora E. 25 Feb 1880 7 Dec 1967    
025 Merica George F. 23 Sep 1877 23 Jun 1941 Father  
025 Comer Evling V. 10 May 1919 8 Feb 1924 d/Mr. & Mrs. L. F.  
026 Turner Howard W. 9 Oct 1926 17 Mar 1992    
026 Turner Hilda Ruth 4 Sep 1932     
026 Ferrell Wayne William 1927 1985 PFC US Army WWII  
026 Ferrell Owen Avis 23 Jul 1920 28 May 1967    
026 Ferrell Connie W. 1895 1945 Father  
026 Ferrell Mary F. 1894 1979 Mother w/Connie W.
026 Merica Charlie C. 16 Jan 1891 19 Aug 1948 Father  
026 Merica Mary E. 13 Dec 1901 28 Aug 1967 Mother w/Charlie C.
026 Merica Benjamin F. 5 Mar 1912 12 Apr 1956 Brother  
026 Merica Mary E. 22 Feb 1915  d/Frank & Dora  
026 Shifflett Bobby L. 1932 1995 PFC US Army Korea; Husband Military Marker shows Bobby Lee Shifflett b. 26 Jul 1932, d. 5 Sep 1995
026 Shifflett Ruby L. 1937 1965 Wife w/Bobby L.
026 Williams John A. 8 Apr 1914 26 Aug 1968 Father  
026 Williams Madie M. 10 Jun 1914 4 Sep 2001 Mother w/John A.
027 Shifflett Martha E. 1916     
027 Shifflett Aldin J. 1912 1987    
027 Hammer Kevin Eugene 19 May 1967 16 Oct 1969    
027 Hammer Infant Daughter  16 Aug 1946 Infant d/H. C. & Ava  
027 Merica William Clinton 24 Aug 1941 23 May 1945 s/T. M. & Mary M.  
027 Smith Garland R. 1985 1985   J. C. Brill Funeral Home marker only
027 Merica Alvah Ray 26 Sep 1932 20 May 2001 PFC US Army Korea  
027 Merica Alesia 27 Dec 1961 4 Oct 1970 Our darling d/Alvah & Erthel  
027 Merica Raymond 5 Aug 1951 27 Dec 1958 Our darling s/Alvah & Erthel  
027 Painter Helen E. 10 Jun 1922    w/Lewis W.
027 Painter Lewis W. 16 Sep 1922 30 Apr 1978 Wed 27 Feb 1943  
027 Painter Bobby Lee 1969 2006   Kyger Funeral Home Inc marker only
027 Turner Donna-Faye  Jan 1951 Twin-Infants  
027 Turner Diana-Kaye  Jan 1951 Twin-Infants  

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