Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Nangus (Vernangus) Shifflett Family Cemetery

Location

Travel east on Route 33 through Elkton and park at roadside opposite entrance to Skyline Drive. Walk up south bank to old road (Spotswood Trail), which is overgrown for its entire length. Walk downhill (west) about 1/2 mile. Fenced cemetery on right at top of road bank. Opening at southeast corner; gate is gone.
 

Notes

Notes in "Remarks" column were provided by Lois B. Bowman. In 2002 Ms. Bowman noted: "In Shenandoah National Park listing, this was called the "Nanges (Angie) Shifflett Cemetery. I believe the locals told them 'Nanges Shifflett' and they didn't know how to interpret it. Evidently named for Vernangus Shifflett, who first married Newton Shifflett, had Shifflett children, was widowed, then married David M. Lamb on July 23, 1868, in Greene County, VA., no further children." The Shenandoah National Parks records show there are about 8 to 25 burials here.

Survey Date and Recorder March 1982
Lois B. Bowman

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
001 Lam Vernangus A. 1 Jan 1839 26 Nov 1900 We have lost our darling mother 1st marriage-Newton Shifflett, 2nd marriage-David Lamb
001 Unknown



Fieldstone, no inscription
001 Unknown



Fieldstone, no inscription
002 Shifflett Myrtle L. 24 Feb 1903 22 Dec 1903

002 Unknown



Fieldstone, no inscription; small grave evidently baby
002 Shiflet Salena V. 10 Aug 1883 5 Oct 1884
Fieldstone; granddaughter of Vernangus
002 Unknown



Fieldstone, no inscription; small grave evidently baby
002 Unknown



Fieldstone, no inscription; in front of tree

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