Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

 

Cemetery

 May Cemetery (1)

Location

Criders Area, Rockingham County, Virginia. Located on the farm of the George May I, and on Mays Creek Lane at Bergton, Virginia.
 

Notes

Cemetery records compiled by Shirley Cullers Miller using headstones, field/river rocks, papers of Warren Souder and Lewis Yankey, J. Robert Swank’s 1967 records, and through interviews with area residents. Located on the farm of the first May settler, George May I. This cemetery is the oldest of 2 cemeteries on this land.

 

Survey Date and Recorder

26 October 2002
Shirley Cullers Miller

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

May

Mary Magdalen "Polly" (Sonifrank)

1798

8 Jun 1821

 

child of George Sonifrank I & Elizabeth Roof, and 1st wife of Andrew May

May

Ellen

 

 

 

child of James May

May

Pauline

 

 

 

child of James May

May

Rebecca

1840

 

 

child of James May & 2nd wife Sarah Shaver

May

Sarah (Shaver)

1812

7 Mar 1878

 

child of Abraham Shaver I & Barbara Kepner Shaver, and 2nd wife of James May

May

Mary (Tusing)

 

 

 

1st wife of James May

May

James

7 Nov 1785

20 Oct 1863

 

child of George May I & Martha Magdalene Houghman, and husband of (1) Mary Tusing and (2) Sarah Shaver

May

Martha Magdalene (Houghman)

 

21 May 1816

 

wife of George May I

May, I

George

1755

1815

 

 

 

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