Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
Tombstones by Cemetery
 

Cemetery

 Newtown Cemetery (Negro) - Section 1 Page 1

 

Location

Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia. Cemetery is located on Kelley Street, between Sterling Street and Hill Street, in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Notes

Well maintained. There are 4 Sections in cemetery and all sections are recorded, facing headstones, from right to left (west to east). Section 1 is the oldest and has very few headstones standing. Starting at the drive in cemetery and going towards Sterling Street. Section 2 starts across drive from Section 1 and is recorded going towards Sterling Street. Section 3 starts at Hill Street, at the cemetery driveway, and goes towards Section 2. Section 4 starts at the northwest corner of Kelley and Hill Streets and goes towards Section 1.
 

Survey Date and Recorder

19 Sep 2005
Bob & Lois Emswiler, Sue Propst
Photos taken and corrections submitted by Judith M Boyers - August 2006

Photos

Judith Boyers

Cemetery Index
 

Newtown Cemetery Pages

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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

 

Burns

John Henry

1874

1955

 

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

 

 

James

Clara

 

1 Oct 1969

 

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

 

 

Hughes

Thomas

27 Feb 1843

4 Feb 1890

 

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

 

 

Hughes

Margaret

4 Jul 1847

2 Oct 1908

w/Thomas

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

 

 

Hawkins

John

1905

1954

 

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

 

 

Williams

Margaret

 

1887

Aged 48y 9m 15d

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

 

 

Goodloe

 

 

1934

 

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

 

 

Gladwell

Mary M.

 

 

Age about 70 yrs

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

 

 

Franklin

Rebecca

 

2 Jul 1885

Aged 43 yrs; w/Lewis

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

 

 

Franklin

Lewis

18 Dec 1839

11 Feb 1918

 

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

 

 

Francis

Jeanie

1909

1909

 

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

 

 

Dickerson

Eugene

1879

1955

 

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

 

 

Dallard

Lula Janet

1882

1885

d/Reuben & Margaret

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

 

 

James

Goldie May

12 Oct 1917

21 Jul 1918

d/Wm. & Clara James

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

 

 

Cooper

Stella

1899

1955

 

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

 

 

Howard

Ernest

1884

1949

 

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

 

 

Bruce

Wm.

 

14 Jul 1947

 

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

 

 

Bruce

Belle S.

1878

1969

 

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

 

 

Brown

Russell Lee

1931

1939

 

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

 

 

Brown

Robert

1905

1948

 

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

 

 

Brown

James Richard

 

2 Oct 1933

 

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

 

 

Brown

Infant Daughter

 

 

d/Mr. & Mrs. M. H. Brown

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

 

 

Brown

Gertrude

 

8 May 1952

 

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

 

 

Brown

Bettie

22 Feb 1870

22 Jun 1938

Mother

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

 

 

Brown

Albert

1877

1960

 

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

 

 

Blakey

Baby Girl

 

1969

 

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

 

 

Armentrout

Infant Son

 

10 Jul 1870

Age 3 days; s/A. & J. Armentrout

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

 

 

Allen

Crim (Miss)

 

 

 

No marker. No visible marker-recorded by the DAR in the 1960s

 

 

Crowe

Alice

 

18 Oct 1957

 

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

 

 

Propst

Emma E.

7 Jan 1900

2 Mar 1900

 

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

 

 

Wells

Annie, Mrs.

 

13 Nov 1956

 

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

 

 

Walker

Howard

 

10 Jan 1876

Aged 63 yrs

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

 

 

Walker

Harriet

 

11 Aug 1901

Aged 60 yrs

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

 

 

Thomas

Jonah

1928

1958

 

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

 

 

Strother

Sully

 

1 May 1898

Aged 36 yrs

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

 

 

Strother

Infant Daughter

1855

26 May 1871

d/Jacob & Lucinda

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

 

 

Strother

Dolly

 

1 Mar 1898

Aged 36 yrs

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

 

 

Hawkins

Fannie M.

1868

1952

 

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

 

 

Ray

Wm.

1890

1965

 

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

 

 

James

Luther

1870

29 Jan 1947

 

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

 

 

Ovelton

July R. Preston

 

2 Nov 1884

Age 1 mo

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

 

 

Oretland

Marie H.

1874

1946

 

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

 

 

Newman

Phil S.

1903

1903

s/G. A. & M. F.

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

 

 

Nash

Edith

 

7 Dec 1902

Aged 88y 9m

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

 

 

Lewis

Luther

1870

29 Jan 1948

 

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

 

 

Spangler

Jacob

 

9 May 1904

Aged 35 yrs

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

 

 

Johnson

Lelia V.

 

13 Jul 1957

 

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

 

 

Moten

Wm. Porter

 

1887

Aged 49 yrs

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

 

 

Madden

Abraham

 

1939

 

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

 

 

Madden

Avis

1906

1954

 

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

 

 

Madden

Frances

1898

1949

 

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

 

 

Madden

Rebecca

1866

1956

 

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

 

 

Madden

Rodger

1952

1953

 

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

 

 

Mason

Thomas J.

1885

1955

 

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

 

 

Monro

John W.

 

22 Mar 1881

Age 14y 3m

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

 

 

Moten

Jennie

1877

1952

 

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

 

 

Madden

John Paul

1921

1950

 

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

 

 

James

William

1892

1955

 

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

 

 

Tamms

Mary Dorothy

3 Feb 1912

2 Feb 1913

 

Unmarked grave - Death Certificate shows her buried in the Colored Cemetery on Feb 2, 1913. Parents were Fred and Maggie Tamms Aged 11 mos

 

001

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible & broken stone-age possibly 13y 2m

 

001

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible & broken stone

 

002

Henderson

Jennie

 

18 Jul 1838

Age 25y 6m 7d; d/Mary Harris

 

Image

002

Madison

Stephen

1 Sep 1816

24 Jul 1896

My Father

 

Image

002

Taylor

Robert B.

7 Feb 1854

24 May 1871

 

 

Image

003

Fax

Annie Light

 

8 Jul 1895

About 70 yrs old

 

Image

003

Goghran

Willie L.

 

 

 

No dates

Image

003

Goghran

Mary E.

 

 

 

No dates

 

003

Goghran

Albert M.

 

 

 

No dates

Image

003

Goghran

Susan

 

11 Apr 1896

Our Mother

 

Image

003

Miller

Phoebe

 

20 Dec 1893

Age 50 yrs

 

 

003

Jackson

Susan

 

13 May 1891

Age 34 yrs

 

Image

003

Jackson

Mandy

 

31 Aug 1895

Age 88 yrs

 

Image

003

Jackson

Joseph

 

30 Jan 1922

About 80 yrs

 

Image

003

Ingram

Martha

 

 

Age 63 yrs; w/Edmond

 

Image

003

Barber

Stephen

 

26 Mar 1873

 

 

Image

003

Barber

Susan

 

5 Feb 1908

His Wife

w/Stephen Barber

Image

003

Scott

Addie M.

 

 

 

No dates

Image

004

Miller

Stephen

6 May 1835

24 Dec 1888

 

 

Image

004

Miller

Lucy

15 Mar 1829

28 May 1894

 

 

Image

004

Brown

Coleman B.

1855

1827

 

 

Image

004

Brown

Fannie B.

 

 

 

No dates

Image

004

Brown

Margaret B.

1865

1901

 

 

Image

004

Brown

Ashley B.

1895

1918

 

 

Image

004

Brown

Harry J. B.

1889

 

 

No death date

 

004

Brown

Mary R. B.

1900

1901

 

 

 

004

Brown

George W.

1 Oct 1849

28 Sep 1914

 

 

Image

004

Brown

Robert R.

1861

24 Nov 1924

Age 63 yrs

 

Image

004

Brown

Emma

2 Jan 1850

12 Apr 1931

Age 81y 3m 10; w/Geo. W.

 

Image

004

Brown

Robert Reed.

13 May 1884

20 Oct 1898

s/Geo. W. & Emma Brown

 

Image

004

James

Louisa

 

18 Mar 1873

Age 28y 3m; w/Aaron

 

Image

004

Rice

Malinda

19 Mar 1856

9 Feb 1885

 

 

Image

004

Rice

Martha A.

 

17 Jul 1900

Age 78 yrs

 

Image

004

Colbert

Annie

 

23 Mar 1926

His Wife

w/Brown Colbert

Image

004

Colbert

Brown

 

2 Feb 1915

Age 79 yrs

 

Image

005

Newman

Margaret A.

6 May 1859

9 Mar 1887

 

 

Image

005

Bradley

Jackson

 

15 Mar 1889

Age 25 yrs; ch/Sarah Bradley

 

Image

005

Bradley

Charity A.

 

18 Aug 1881

Age 16 yrs; ch/Sarah Bradley

 

Image

006

Atkins

 

 

 

The Henry Atkins Family

Family name headstone only

 

006

Ovelton

Nancy

 

8 Sep 1898

Age 79 yrs

 

Image

006

Ovelton

Frye

 

16 Nov 1900

Age 77 yrs

 

Image

006

Ovelton

Cornelia G.

 

25 Jan 1920

Age 58 yrs

 

Image

006

Preston

Julia R.

 

2 Nov 1884

Age 1 mo

 

Image

006

Franklin

Malinda

 

21 Aug 1908

Age 53 yrs

 

Image

006

Unknown

 

 

 

Our Mother

Illegible writing on same stone as Malinda Franklin

Image

006

Smith

Sallie

16 May 1816

16 Sep 1901

Born in Page Co., Died in Harrisonburg

 

Image

006

Smith

Hennetta

10 Jun 1845

25 Aug 1919

 

 

Image

007

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible marker

 

007

Snoden

Lissey

 

16 May 1887

Age 10-0-16; d/Fanny

 

Image

007

Strother

 

 

 

 

Illegible marker-on surname legible

 

008

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible marker-stone off base and face down on ground

 

008

Unknown

G. W. W.

 

 

 

Footstone only

 

008

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible marker-stone off base and face down on ground

 

008

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Footstone-no markings

 

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