Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

 

Cemetery

 Runions Creek Cemetery


Runions Creek Cemetery

Location

Brocks Gap/Runion Creek area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 42 North to Broadway. In Broadway turn left on Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road). Go to Route 610 (Runions Creek Road) and turn right. Go about 4.5 miles and turn left onto a dirt road which is across Route 610 from the old Tunis Church and School.
 

Notes

The cemetery is partial fenced and kept mowed. There are many unknown markers and stone markers for unidentified burials. Many unknowns buried here. Facing the headstones, the cemetery is recorded from the top to the bottom (west to east) and from left to right (south to north).

 

Survey Date and Recorder

6/22/07
Bob and Lois Emswiler


Photos

Lois Emswiler

Cemetery Index

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

 

Unknown

T. F. A.

26 Jan 1929

11 Mar 1930

 

No visible marker-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1976

 

001

Delawder

Marvin C.

21 Jun 1938

5 May 1985

 

 

Image

001

Delawder

Peggy J.

24 Oct 1939

 

 

 

Image

001

Delawder

Alan E. "Jim"

20 Mar 1962

25 Jan 2004

 

 

Image

002

Brown

Thomas William

13 May 1966

23 Sep 2003

We love you always-Tonya, Brittany & Brianna

 

Image

002

Brown

Luther E. (Luke)

14 Jul 1968

15 Jan 1987

Love you always by Lysa

 

Image

003

Delawder

Corney L. "J R"

11 Oct 1971

8 Jun 1989

 

 

Image

003

Custer, Jr.

J. Raymond

1929

1989

 

 

Image

003

Custer

Willie Edward

13 Nov 1895

8 Mar 1990

Pvt U.S. Army WWI

 

Image

003

Lam

Berlin

1919

1993

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

003

Sievers

Nannie V.

1928

1992

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

003

Fitzwater

Leonard W.

1935

1994

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

003

Ford

Henry Franklin

4 Aug 1918

9 Feb 1995

 

 

Image

003

Barb

Emma Runion

7 Jul 1920

24 Apr 2001

 

 

Image

004

Orebaugh

Gary D.

5 Sep 1951

 

 

 

Image

004

Orebaugh

Ressie A.

5 Jun 1949

20 Mar 2004

 

 

Image

004

Runion

Sally L.

20 Aug 1953

10 Dec 1997

SP4 U.S. Army; Wed 26 Feb 1985

Military marker shows Sally Lisa Runion

Image

004

Runion

Laney E.

23 May 1922

18 Nov 1996

Sgt U.S. Army WWII; m/14 Dec 1946

 

Image
Image

004

Runion

E. Genevieve

1 Oct 1931

20 Feb 1999

Our children-Laney J., Karen, Ronnie

w/Laney E. Runion

Image

005

Kohne

Geraldine

3 Aug 1931

16 Jul 1996

 

 

Image

005

Kohne

Wilbur F.

28 Feb 1925

26 Oct 1998

 

 

Image

006

Mathias

W. H.

15 Nov 1858

21 Oct 1933

 

 

Image

006

Lam

Raleigh A.

5 Oct 1880

19 May 1952

 

 

Image

006

Lam

Louise J.

19 Jan 1885

3 Apr 1968

 

 

Image

006

Whetzel

Bessie R.

28 Nov 1917

28 Jan 1979

Loving memory of our Mom & Grandma

 

Image

006

Whetzel

Archie A.

1920

1983

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

007

Tusing

Ivan H.

29 Nov 1910

8 Aug 1988

Wed 16 Feb 1931

 

Image

007

Tusing

Daisy V.

13 Jun 1913

18 Jul 1986

 

w/Ivan H.

Image

007

Custer

Elizabeth

26 Mar 1872

27 Jan 1943

 

 

Image

007

Custer

Nancy Fay

9 Nov 1946

10 Nov 1946

d/P.F. & M.I.

 

Image

007

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible Funeral Home marker only

 

007

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible Funeral Home marker only

 

007

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible Funeral Home marker only

 

007

Custer

Thomas A.

 

 

Age 3 mos

Illegible Funeral Home marker only

Image

007

Runion

Russell R.

21 Aug 1905

8 Feb 1924

 

 

Image

007

Runion

Calvin

9 Aug 1875

8 Mar 1934

 

 

Image

007

Runion

Eldon Lee

20 Nov 1944

20 Nov 1944

 

 

Image

007

Hawse

Mary Katherine

 

14 Jun 1941

Asleep in Jesus

 

Image

008

Stroop

Lucy M.

13 Oct 1908

3 Dec 1914

d/S. A. & Ida C.

 

Image

008

Stroop

Sidney A.

20 Aug 1871

27 Apr 1939

 

 

Image

008

Stroop

Ida C.

1 Mar 1877

16 Jul 1939

 

 

Image

008

Eaton

Samuel

9 Dec 1847

23 Sep 1927

 

 

Image

008

Eaton

Susan

3 Oct 1849

15 Dec 1922

 

 

Image

008

Wean

Bertha S.

28 Jul 1901

21 Jun 1971

 

 

Image

008

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible Funeral Homer marker only

 

008

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Illegible Funeral Homer marker only

 

008

Silveus

Noah

17 Mar 1847

23 Jan 1901

 

 

Image

Image

008

Silveus

Hannah E.

12 Jul 1853

25 Feb 1921

 

 

Image

008

Silveus

Clarence R.

8 May 1892

4 Dec 1904

 

 

Image

009

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Unknown marker

 

009

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Stone-no markings

 

009

Custer

Harvey W.

28 Aug 1856

29 Apr 1933

 

 

Image

009

Custer

Maggie B.

11 Jun 1869

10 Aug 1950

 

 

Image

009

Runion

Olin C.

18 Feb 1904

27 Feb 1904

s/Mr. & Mrs. Nathan C.

 

Image

009

Runion

Infant Son

 

 

s/A. F. & Edith J.

 

 

009

Runion

Infant Son

 

 

s/A. F. & Susan E.

 

 

009

Runion

Edith J.

15 Feb 1856

28 Sep 1927

w/Abram F.

2nd w/Abram F.

Image

009

Runion

Abram F.

9 Sep 1848

30 Sep 1920

Aged 57y 21d

 

Image

009

Runion

Susan E.

5 Dec 1845

21 Oct 1883

Aged 37y ?m 16d; w/Abram

1st w/Abram F.

Image

009

Runion

D. F.

25 Jan 1872

21 Nov 1932

 

 

Image

009

Runion

Julie M.

8 Jan 1889

20 Sep 1958

 

 

Image

009

Runion

Richard D.

17 Jan 1894

27 Jun 1984

 

 

Image

010

Tusing

Henry A.

17 Aug 1876

19 Feb 1948

Father

 

Image

010

Tusing

Beulah V.

28 Apr 1899

8 Oct 1959

Mother

w/Henry A.

Image

010

Runion

Amus B.

1864

1952

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

010

Runion

Bertie A.

1875

1952

 

No visible marker-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967

 

010

Runion

Anderson

14 Dec 1857

24 Jul 1927

Father

 

Image

010

Runion

Margaret J.

19 Aug 1858

11 Jan 1943

Mother

w/Anderson

Image

010

Runion

Sallie

1816

1891

His Wife

w/Anderson

Image

010

Runion

Anderson

1810

1878

 

 

Image

010

Runion

Amanda

1843

1850

 

d/Anderson & Sallie

Image

010

Runion

Matilda Miller

1829

1861

1/st w/Silas

 

Image

010

Runion

Silas

2 Apr 1847

18 Jun 1926

 

 

Image

011

Custer

Timothy

8 Dec 1901

8 Mar 1968

 

 

Image

011

Custer

Joshua

16 Mar 1862

16 Oct 1927

 

 

Image

011

Runion

Shirley

1920

 

 

Illegible Funeral Home marker only

Image

011

Runion

Viola

1920

 

 

Illegible Funeral Home marker only

Image

011

Andes

David

 

22 Jun 1884

Age 1m 22d; s/?

 

Image

012

Sprinkle

Zula C.

23 Feb 1905

3 Jul 1913

 

 


012

Sprinkle

Lottie S.

13 Sep 1883

17 Jun 1948

 

w/Frank


012

Sprinkle

Frank

20 Oct 1875

4 Jul 1956

 

 


012

Runion

Noah J.

18 Aug 1849

11 Dec 1926

 

 

Image

012

Runion

Rhuemma

16 Dec 1853

17 May 1918

 

w/Noah

Image

012

Runion

Dianah

14 Aug 1835

16 May 1915

w/Christian

 

Image

012

Runion

Christian

18 Apr 1829

12 Jan 1909

 

 

Image

012

Runion

John C.

16 Nov 1866

29 Aug 1900

 

 

Image

012

Runion

Samuel

28 Jul 1839

Jun 1885

 

 

Image

012

Ford

John

1824

1906

 

 

Image

012

Ford

Samson

1874

1943

 

 

Image

012

Ford

Jane

1831

1926

 

w/John

Image

013

Delawder

Ernest F.

17 Mar 1900

5 Nov 1963

 

 

Image

013

Whetzel

Gola Delawder

19 May 1900

11 Jul 1989

 

 

Image

013

Ritchie

John C.

3 Feb 1875

29 Oct 1963

 

 

Image

013

Ritchie

Effie J.

22 Mar 1880

4 Sep 1949

w/John C.

 

Image

013

Ritchie

Ruth A.

11 Jan 1902

29 Aug 1902

d/J.C. & E.J.

 

Image

013

Ritchie

Nathan C.

8 Mar 1851

30 Dec 1929

Aged 78y 9m 22d

 

Image

013

Ritchie

Lydia E.

20 Apr 1852

13 Nov 1897

Aged 45y 6m 23d; w/Nathan C.

 

Image

013

Smith

Mary

15 Mar 1812

7 Dec 1887

Aged 75y 8m 22d; w/Henry

 

Image

013

Smith

Henry

18 Nov 1794

3 Nov 1884

Aged 89y 11m 15d; Was A Soldier of the War of 1812

 

Image

013

Fadeley

Robert F.

1902

1938

 

Cannot read-marker face down on the ground


014

Runion

Mamie E.

18 Feb 1897

15 Mar 1899

 

 

Image

014

Runion

Mary

Dec 1835

29 Jul 1914

Aged 78y 7m

 

Image

015

Tusing

David

23 Oct 1833

10 Jan 1902

 

 


015

Tusing

Sarah

26 Dec 1835

17 Feb 1933

Mother

 

Image

015

Runion

Lydia E.

18 Feb 1864

21 Sep 1912

Aged 48y 7m 23d; w/William

 

Image

015

Runion

Infant

25 Jan 1903

30 Jan 1903

Aged 5 days; ch/Wm. & Lydia

 


015

Runion

Infant

1 Jan 1900

4 Jan 1900

Aged 3 days; d/Wm. & Lydia

 

Image

015

Runion

Turner A.

15 Jun 1884

21 Sep 1885

s/Wm. & Lydia

 

Image

015

Runion

Infant

15 Jun 1883

 

s/Wm. & Lydia

 


015

Runion

William Henry

12 Jul 1908

19 Oct 1910

s/J. H. & Bessie

 

Image

016

Frank

Leonard

11 Apr 1890

14 Feb ?

 

No visible marker-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967


016

Tusing

Susan C.

1859

1933

 

 

Image

016

Tusing

Romanus

1858

1900

 

 

Image

016

Tusing

Laura

1891

1893

d/R.S. & Susan

 

Image

016

Estep

Amos

3 Mar 1845

22 Jun 1923

 

 

Image

016

Estep

Hettie F.

9 Sep 1856

26 Nov 1908

Aged 52y 2m 17d; w/Amos

 

Image

016

Estep

Elmer S.

17 Nov 1888

10 Nov 1895

s/A. & H.

 

Image

016

Estep

Children

18 Mar 1877

18 Mar 1877

ch/Amos & Hettie

 

Image

017

Lantz

John H.

6 Jun 1866

29 Sep 1939

 

 

Image

017

Lantz

Clarence

1 Mar 1920

Sep 1920

 

 

Image

017

Lantz

Darcus E.

27 Jan 1877

4 Mar 1920

 

 

Image

017

Lantz

Bessie V.

13 Dec 1897

7 Nov 1917

Aged 18y 10m 14d

 

Image

017

Lantz

Oscar S.

15 May 1900

Aug 1910

 

 

Image

017

Runion

Amos M.

13 Sep 1869

31 Jan 1953

 

 

Image

017

Runion

Elizabeth

5 Nov 1875

10 May 1942

w/Amos

Partially illegible-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967

Image

017

Runion

Thomas S.

1908

1986

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

018

Estep

Fleta P.

2 Nov 1907

5 Dec 1915

Aged 8y 9m 3d; d/E. A. & R. B.

 

Image

018

Estep

Orville David

22 Apr 1909

27 Dec 1925

 

 

Image

018

Estep

Eligah A.

22 Nov 1871

9 Jan 1952

Father

 

Image

018

Estep

Rosa B.

18 Apr 1874

9 May 1964

Mother

w/Eligah

Image

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