Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery (Negro)

Location

Grottoes, 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. Turn right onto Route 340 (South Eastside Hwy) and go 2.0 miles. Turn right onto Route 256 and go 8/10 mile and then turn right onto Holly Avenue. Go 2/10 mile and church/cemetery is on the right side of road.
 

Notes

Fairly well maintained. There are many unmarked graves and many with rocks or limestones that have no writing on them.

Survey Date and Recorder 17 April 2005
Bob & 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
  Goens John T. 12 Mar 1854 Jun 1919   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Johnson Charles A. 14 Aug 1918 3 Aug 1919 s/C. E. & V. V. No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Johnson Matthew 1950 1969   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Johnston Mary Ann     w/Warren No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s; no dates
  Jones Josie   14 Jul 1934   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  McCarthy Infant Boy   1964   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  McCarthy Theodore Curtis   Dec 1962   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  McCarthy Wade 1898 1969   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Poindexter Bernice 1927 1958   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Shreckhise Son   Mar 1894 Aged 15y 7m; s/M. M. & Selena No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Solomon Tina 1961 1962   No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
  Veney Sallie       No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s
001 Veney Benjamin H. 28 May 1889 3 Oct 1987    
001 Martin Charles C., Rev. 1 Oct 1885 27 Oct 1934    
001 Bell Franklin J.   7 Jul 1932 Virginia Pvt 347 Serv. B. N. No age shown
001 Jones Marshall 9 Sep 1910 16 Oct 1979 M Sgt U.S. Air Force WWII  
002 Veney Charles H. 30 Jul 1950      
002 Veney Shelia T. 7 Jul 1951 9 Mar 2000    
002 Nickens E. C. 10 Jan 1843 24 Feb 1908 w/Rev G. D.; aged 65y 4m 14d  
002 Yancey Sherman W. 1925 1959   Funeral Home marker only-name missing
002 Yancey James E. 1931 1970   Lindsey Funeral Home marker only
003 McCarthy Wade 1899 1973    
003 Johnson Franklin 15 Mar 1809 27 Jan 1881 Aged 71y 10m 12d; Our Father  
003 Yancey Sewilla, Mrs. 1890 1980   Lindsey Funeral Home marker only
004 Unknown         No legible markings in 2005
004 McCarthy Charles A. 10 Jul 1924 3 Sep 1972 Virginia Cpl 1328 Engineers WWII  
004 McCarthy William "Billy" 25 Jan 1929 18 Mar 1993    
004 McCarthy Gertrude H. 25 Aug 1905 24 Jun 1997    
004 Williams Parthenia J. 12 Aug 1840 12 Feb 1898 Aged 58 yrs  
004 Brown Robert W. 1887 1979    
005 Bey Antony A. 1990 1996   Lindsey Funeral Home marker only
005 McCarthy James Edward 5 Mar 1925 24 May 1995 STM1 U.S. Navy WWII  
005 Moultry Clara McCarthy 1920 1985    
005 McCarthy Donald R. 1933 1981   Kyger Funeral Home marker only
005 McCarthy Mary 1935 1972   W. H. Kyger Funeral home marker only
005 McCarthy Josephine H. 28 Sep 1902 15 Apr 1992    
005 McCarthy Cecil E. 6 Mar 1900 25 Mar 1962    
005 Unknown T. A.       Illegible Funeral Home marker in 2005
006 Carter Hester       Partially illegible-dates
006 McCarthy Lena M. 13 Apr 1874 10 Jan 1894 Aged 19y 8m; w/Robert  
006 Baswell Margaret A. 8 Apr 1821 15 Jan 1898    
006 Boswell Joseph   1 Apr 1891 Aged 62 yrs  
006 Ware Charles H. 10 Mar 1866 20 Jul 1890    
006 Ware Mary Jane   13 Aug 1889 Aged 1 yr; Infant d/C. H. & J. M. Partially illegible-recorded by DAR in 1960s
006 Poindexter Mary 13 Feb 1848 27 Apr 1888    
007 Pondexter Margaret 1908 2005   Lindsey Funeral Home marker only
007 Poindexter Geo R. 27 Feb 1906 20 May 1961 Father  
007 Poindexter John 28 Sep 1868 31 Jan 1914 Aged 46y 4m 3d  
007 Johnston Infant 1933 1933 s/Theodore M. & Rosa P.  
007 Poindexter St. Clair   19 Jul 1892 Aged 85 yrs  
007 Poindexter Sidney   12 Feb 1889 Aged 79y 7m 8d  
007 Poindexter Abraham 1863 1937    
007 Poindexter Eliza 1857 1930 Wife W/Abraham
007 Poindexter Charles S. 24 Nov 1873 17 May 1945    
007 Poindexter Maggie V. 17 Jan 1881 14 Apr 1980    
007 Solomon Elizabeth P. 5 Jun 1911 19 Feb 1972    
007 Jackson Virginia Frances 27 May 1912 27 Apr 2001    
007 Brown Annie E. 1891 1971    
007 Randle, Sr. Dan 4 Aug 1893 30 Jan 1963 Husband  
007 Randle Edith M. 31 Jul 1894 19 Mar 1968    
007 Mason George H. 12 May 1872 11 Feb 1911 Aged 38y 9m  
007 Veney Charles B. 21 Dec 1855 24 Jul 1910 Aged 55y 7m 3d  
008 Brown Beatrice M. 21 Mar 1910 29 Jan 1984   nee May
008 Doubt James W. 1857 1911    
008 Doubt Annie M. 1857 1924 Wife w/James W.
009 Johnson Matthews MacShana 1 Feb 1950 8 Mar 1968    
009 Jones Met 10 May 1899 5 Jul 1952    
009 Johnson Hampton "Hamp" 27 Sep 1927 16 Jul 2003   Funeral Home marker only-no name on it
009 Johnson Viola Lillian 11 Jun 1894 13 Aug 1957    
009 Johnson Charles Elmer 7 Aug 1888 11 Mar 1983    
010 Veney Robert B. 16 May 1892 6 Feb 1901 s/Charles & Bette  
010 Johnson Sharon K. 27 Apr 1955 27 Aug 1983 Sister  
010 Walker Lottie V. 1895 1976    
010 Mehaney Adam   26 Sep 1901 Aged 55 yrs Partial Illegible-recorded by DAR in 1960s
010 Randle, Jr. Dan 1922 1922    
011 Barbour Annie P.       Funeral Home marker only-no name on it
011 Gardner Nellie 1902 1967    
011 Shreckhise M. M. Selena Aug 1878 Mar 1891    
012 Brown Lorraine L. 1929 2005   Lindsey Funeral Home marker only
012 Brown, Sr. Charles D. 1951 2001   Lindsey Funeral Home marker only
012 Curry Alberta S. 9 Sep 1908 5 Apr 1992    
012 Wesson Elsie H. 1 Aug 1905      
012 Wesson Winfred H., Rev. 26 Jun 1906 6 Aug 1967    
012 Solomon Climmon 1906 1966    
012 Solomon Yager 1910 1966    
013 Taylor James J. 10 Jun 1921 26 May 2001 ST1 U.S. Navy WWII  
013 Jones Mary E. 5 Oct 1905   Mother  
013 Jones Catherine B. 9 Apr 1921 18 Jan 1992 Daughter  
013 Chapman Lina P. 21 Dec 1911 7 Feb 1978    
014 Allen James Henry 25 May 1916 20 Jul 2000 Pvt U.S. Army WWII  
014 Johnston Rosa Poindexter 14 Jun 1913      
014 Johnston Theodore M. 11 Sep 1901 19 Sep 1990    
014 Crittenden Emma C. 1907 1985   Kyger Funeral Home marker only
014 Williams Bessie M. 3 Apr 1888 3 Mar 1962    
014 Williams Florence A. 14 Apr 1915 13 Jun 1948    
014 Johnson John C. 15 Apr 1897 18 Nov 1925 Aged 28y 7m 3d  
015 Veney, Jr. James L. 3 Jul 1939 13 Feb 1992 Father  
015 Unknown         Funeral Home marker only-no name on it; American Flag by grave
015 Allen Catherine B. 22 Mar 1889 7 Nov 1976 Mother  
015 Allen Willa M. 10 Apr 1905 27 Jan 1992 Sister  
015 Brown Harold Franklin 21 Jan 1920 19 Feb 1988 SFC U.S. Army WWII Korea  
015 Randolph Elsie L. 24 Jan 1916      
015 Randolph M. M. Lucille 28 Feb 1918 26 Dec 1999    
015 Randolph Mary B. 1882 1968    
015 Stevenson Alfred   11 Apr 1932 District of Columbia, Corp. 368 Inf 92 Div  
016 Williams Louella A. 1916 1996   McCutcheons Funeral Home marker only
016 Jackson Elizabeth 1847 1925 w/William  

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