Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Adam M. Long Family Cemetery

Location

Near Melrose, Rockingham County, Virginia. From downtown Harrisonburg, take Route 11 north (No. Main Street, name changes to No. Valley Pike) and go 6.3 miles to Route 721 (Fellowship Road). Turn right and go 9/10ths of a mile, just past the Fellowship U.M. Church, and cemetery is on the right side of the road.

Notes

Cemetery is overgrown. Starting in the sw corner of the cemetery, rows are from south to north and & from west to east.

Survey Date and Recorder

16 Feb 2002
Deb Wake; 12400 Courtyard Lane, Richmond, VA 23233-2411

 

Photos

Deb Wake

Cemetery Index

Surnames are sorted by section / plot / row / grave - only rows are shown

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Row

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

 

Lawson

Virginia

28 Jun 1914

5 Sep 1914

d/ C.B. & M.R. Lawson

No visible marker Feb. 2002 - recorded by DAR in 1960s

 

001

Lawson

Ileen

19 Feb 1906

1 Sep 1906

d/ A.V. & B.V. Lawson

not recorded by DAR

Image

002

Lawson

Westly Steward

19 Apr 1916

7 Aug 1917

s/ S.C. & L.B. Lawson; 1y 4m

footstone WSL

Image

002

Boyers

Ruth M.

1 Sep 1916

19 Nov 1916

d/ Otho & Ollie Boyers

footstone RMB; gc/ Erasmus & Jennie Lawson

Image

002

Boyers

Orville L.

13 Mar 1912

18 Mar 1913

s/ Otho & Ollie Boyers

footstone OLB; gc/ Erasmus & Jennie Lawson

Image

002

Lawson

Erasmus

1850

1924

Father

s/ Marcus & Rebecca Garber Lawson; double headstone

Image

002

Lawson

Virginia F.

1852

1928

Mother

nee Houchens; w/ Erasmus

Image

002

Holsinger

Minnie Lawson

2 Jun 1885

6 Mar 1919

 

stone toppled; d/ Erasmus & Jennie Lawson

Image

003

Long

Marion

1840

1922

 

footstone ML; double headstone; s/ Elizabeth Long

Image

003

Long

Martha A.

1849

1918

his wife

footstone MAL; nee Sisk; w/ Marion; died 22 Feb 1918 per death ctf.

Image

003

Cave

Marcellus Alfred

11 Jun 1848

4 Jul 1852

4y 23 d

headstone faces west;s/ Alfred & Ann Cave

Image

003

Rust

Mary E.

 

2 May 1850

19y 2m 12d

headstone faces west; footstone MER

Image

003

Rust

Elizabeth

 

2 Jul 1850

3m 1d

footstone ER; headstone faces west; not recorded by DAR

Image

003

Hoover

William De Witt

2 Apr 1849

21 May 1850

s/ John & Catherine Hoover; 1y 1m 19d

footstone WDWH

 

003

Hoover

Catherine

29 Oct 1810

20 Oct 1864

Mother"; w/ John; 53y 11m 21d

footstone CH

Image

003

Hoover

John

29 Jan 1810

June 1865

Father; 56yr of his life

footstone JH

Image

003

Lawson

Tracie L.

13 Apr 1883

8 Apr 1911

Mother

nee Glovier; 1st wife/Thurston Lawson

Image

004

Long

Mary

 

11 Jul 1874

about 94y

not recorded by DAR

Image

005

Long

Eli

4 Jun 1824

30 Jun 1904

Father

footstone EL; s/George & Mary Long

Image

005

Long

Lucinda

1823

8 Jul 1877

w/ Eli

footstone LL; nee Deshler; 1st wife; headstone broken

Image
Image

006

Long

Adam M.

 

2 Mar 1884

about 80y; father

headstone toppled; footstone AML

Image

006

Long

Agnes J.

 

25 Jan 1887

81y 27d; mother

footstone AL; w/ Adam

Image

006

Long

Amantha

7 May 1834

11 Nov 1898

 

w/ Peter; d/ Michael & Diana Sellers; large pillar that is toppled

Image

006

Gaither

Otis L.

 

21 Mar 1900

5m 3d; s/ G.W. & M.A. Gaither

footstone OLG; L for Long

Image

006

Long

P. W.

22 Jan 1829

18 Apr 1910

 

s/ Adam & Agnes Long; not found 16 Feb 2002; likely on underside of above

 

006

Gaither

C.W.R.

 

4 Nov 1899

43y 10m 9d; father

footstone CWRG; first name Cristian

Image

006

Long

Myrtie A.

1869

1936

 

d/ Peter W & Amantha Long; not recorded by DAR; double headstone

Image

006

Long

Michael W.

1867

1948

 

s/ Peter W & Amantha Long; not recorded by DAR

Image

006

Gaither

Ida F

 

2 May 1886

30y 7m 17d; w/ C.W.

gd/ Adam & Agnes Long

Image

007

Lawson

John F.

 

11 Aug 1905

79y 5m 3d

footstone Lawson

Image

007

Lawson

Amanda C.

 

9 Apr 1900

68y 9m 15d

w/ John F; d/ Adam & Agnes Long

Image

007

Harrison

Luther B.

8 Jul 1874

26 Oct 1888

14y 3m 18d; s/ R.A. & M.F. [Long Harrison]

not recorded by DAR

Image

 

Lawson 

Jacob Peter    

1858   

4 Aug 1912

 

No visible marker Feb. 2002 - Death Certificate shows buried 5 Aug 1912 at Longs Grave Yard, Age 54 yrs.  On 2 June 2002 Deb Wake writes-Jacob
is son of Marcus & Rebecca Garber Lawson.

 

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