Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Lewis Ritchie Cemetery

Location

Fulks Run area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Fulks Run Grocery store, go west on Hwy 259 for 1 mile. At Valley Land store, turn left onto Route 818 (Little Dry River Road). Watch for Route 631. About 1 mile after you pass Route 631, the road from Carr Hollow will enter Dry River Road from the right. Around the next turn is the old Ritchie land. The cemetery is on the left side of the road on the hill next to the road.
 

Notes

The hillside, where the cemetery is located, is covered with perIwinkle. There are no stones marking the site. For more details on the Ritchie family refer to book "Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" by Vergie Carr Lantz. Directions and notes were furnished by Patricia Turner Ritchie in 1999. In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted "space would indicate 35 to 50 graves. No inscribed stones."

Survey Date and Recorder 1999 
Patricia Turner Ritchie
1967
J. Robert Swank

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
Ritchie Jacob 1762 1850
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; s/Isaac Ritchie & Maria Catharena Wolfe Ritchie, father of John Ritchie who married Magdalene Elizabeth Fawley (d/George & Magdalena Wolf Fawley)
Ritchie Maria Turner 1764 1859
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; w/Jacob Ritchie, d/James Turner I & ___ Zetty, mother of John Ritchie who married Magdalene Elizabeth Fawley (d/George & Magdalena Wolf Fawley)
Ritchie Eva 1852 died young
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; d/Levi Ritchie Sr. & Susannah Caplinger Ritchie, great-grandchild of Jacob & Maria Turner Ritchie.
Ritchie Berryman 1852 29 May 1878
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; s/Absolam Ritchie & Hannah Custer Ritchie, great-grandchild of Jacob & Maria Turner Ritchie, Absolam & Levi Ritchie were brothers
Ritchie Addie

Died at age 27 years No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; d/Absolam & Hannah Custer Ritchie, great-grandchild of Jacob & Maria Turner Ritchie
Ritchie Martha 1856 20 Jul 1878
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; d/Absolam & Hannah Custer Ritchie
Ritchie Benjamin R. 1875 7 Apr 1893
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; s/Lewis & Sarah C. Dove Ritchie, Lewis Ritchie was the s/Levi Ritchie Sr. & nephew of Absolam Ritchie
Ritchie Polly Susan 5 Apr 1877 26 Apr 1877
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; d/Lewis & Sarah C. Dove Ritchie
Ritchie Sampson 20 Dec 1884 23 Dec 1884
No visible marker-buried here per Mrs. Vergie Lantz's book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" & Miss Ruth Ritchie of Fulks Run; s/Lewis & Sarah C. Dove Ritchie
Ritchie Absolom


No visible marker-buried here per Mr. Swank in 1967
Ritchie Absolom, Mrs.


No visible marker-buried here per Mr. Swank in 1967
Ritchie Barry


No visible marker-buried here per Mr. Swank in 1967 (note: Maybe same person as Berryman Ritchie)
Ritchie Child


No visible marker-buried here per Mr. Swank in 1967, brother of Brewer Ritchie
Roadcap Child


No visible marker-buried here per Mr. Swank in 1967, s/Edward Roadcap
Carr



No visible marker-buried here per Mr. Swank in 1967, Swank note-thought to be some of this family here

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