Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
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Cemetery

 Mace Cemetery

Mace Cemetery

 

Location

Browns Gap area, Rockingham County, Virginia. In Harrisonburg, from the intersection of Route 11 (South Main Street) and Route 659 (Port Republic Road), turn left (east) onto Route 659 and go 12.1 miles on Route 659. Cross over Route 340 (East Side Hwy) and stay on Route 659. Go 3/10 mile and cemetery is on the right side of the road.
 

Notes

Cemetery is well maintained with a concrete brick wall around it. A plaque marks the Mace Cemetery and notes, Heirs of Henry Mace. Many unmarked graves and some marked with rocks. In 1960s the D.A.R. records indicated that; there are many Civil War Soldiers buried here in unmarked graves. The Mace home was said to have been used as a hospital.

Survey Date and Recorder

11 April 2005
Bob & Lois Emswiler

 

Photos

Lois Emswiler

Cemetery Index

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Row

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

 

Unknowns

 

 

 

 

Several unmarked graves

 

 

Unknown

Twin Sons

 

10 Aug 1956

 

No visible marker; No names-recorded by the DAR in the 1960s

 

 

Roadcap

Infant Son

 

7 Mar 1919

 

No visible marker-recorded by DAR in the 1960s

 

 

Mace

Henry

 

 

 

The first Henry Mace, who settled in the Brown's Gap area, was born in England and is said to have been buried in this Mace Cemetery. There is no marker to his grave. Recorded by the DAR in the 1960s

 

 

Unknowns

Civil War Soldiers

 

 

 

There are also many Civil War Soldiers here in unmarked graves.

 

001

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible stone markers-In 2005 appears to be child buried here

 

001

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible stone markers-In 2005 appears to be child buried here

 

001

Mace

George W.

4 Jun 1859

24 Apr 1932

Father

 

 

001

Mace

Bettie W.

8 Feb 1874

1 Oct 1953

Mother

 

 

001

Mace

Cecil E.

 

28 Mar 1936

Virginia, Pvt Med Dept

 

Image

001

Mace

Roy Clyde

30 Jul 1912

11 Oct 1991

Tec 5 US Army WWII

 

 

001

Mace

Gladys B.

21 Jan 1916

4 Mar 2005

 

Died 4 March 2005-data from newspaper

 

002

Mace

T. Ashby

23 Mar 1862

10 Apr 1940

Father

 

 

002

Mace

Lucy W.

28 Sep 1869

24 Sep 1899

Mother

 

 

003

Mace

John Jacob

3 Dec 1878

26 Apr 1976

 

 

 

003

Mace

Laura Nannie

6 Oct 1885

19 Sep 1964

 

 

 

003

Mace

Herman L.

23 Apr 1918

24 Spe 1986

 

 

 

003

Mace

Robert H.

18 Jan 1887

28 Oct 1972

Father

 

 

003

Mace

Florence J.

9 May 1894

11 Jul 1975

 

 

 

004

Via

Alonza B.

1855

1928

 

 

 

004

Via

Maggie H.

1854

1931

 

 

 

004

Burke

Mary E.

1 Aug 1882

23 Aug 1910

 

 

Image

004

Moore

Bessie B.

6 Oct 1887

13 May 1914

w/J. G.

 

Image

004

Via

Hilda C.

 

4 Jul 1897

d/A. B. & H. M.; age 2y 3m ?d

Headstone sunken-age below ground in 2005

 

005

Via

John Clarence

5 Apr 1890

29 Sep 1956

Virginia Pvt 2 Corps School Det. WWI

 

 

005

Via

Mary C.

10 May 1853

5 Jul 1933

w/Clifton J.

 

 

005

Randol

Margaret A.

 

5 Aug 1911

Aged 75y 6m 3d

 

 

005

Roadcap

Theodore C.

3 May 1918

29 Mar 1943

 

 

 

005

Roadcap

Reuben

8 Jun 1885

27 Nov 1967

Father; s/Robert & Rhoda Marshall Roadcap; Erected by Daisy R. Sipe-Daughter, Janet S. Wampler-Granddaughter, Claude L. Wampler-Grandson-in-law

 

 

005

Roadcap

Lucy Ellen Via

10 Jan 1888

6 Dec 1965

Mother; d/Clifton J. & Mary Mace Via; Erected by Daisy R. Sipe-Daughter, Janet S. Wampler-Granddaughter, Claude L.Wampler-Grandson-in-law

 

 

006

Mace

John Henry

10 Jul 1848

Feb 1932

 

 

 

006

Mace

Julia A.

4 Sep 1852

Mar 1933

 

 

 

006

Garrison

Samuel L.

1881

1947

Father

 

 

006

Garrison

Laura Via

1883

1957

 

 

 

007

Roadcap

Clarence L.

21 Feb 1906

11 Dec 1968

Father

 

 

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