Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

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Cemetery

 Shady Grove United Brethren Church Cemetery

Location

Port Republic area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From corner of Route 11 (South Main Street and Route 659 (Port Republic Road), travel east 8.1 miles on Route 659. Take the first right after you pass Mill Creek Church of the Brethren & cemetery, on to Route 673 (Mill Creek Ch Road). Go 9/10th mile and turn right on to Route 672 (Latimer Road & also called Mill Creek Ch Road). Go 6/10th mile on Route 672 till you can make a left turn on to Route 671 (Shady Grove Rd). Go about 6/10ths mile on Route 671 (gravel road) & cemetery is on the left side of road.
 

Notes

Cemetery is enclosed by a fence and well maintained. Notes in the "Remarks" column were made by an unknown person. This person furnished the following: Recorded History of Shady Grove United Brethrens in Christ Church, Records found in Virginia General Conference Annual Reports. Shady Grove Church was part of the Pleasant Valley Parish. Other churches in Parish: Mt. Hebron, Mt. Sinai, Keezletown. Pastors listed: 1898-A.J. Secrist (32 members), 1900 J.W. Maiden (31 members), 1901 J.W. Maiden (16 members), 1904 & 1905 T.J. Feaster (24 members), 1908 W.H. Sampsell (no members listed), 1910 L.A. Racey (no members Listed), 1912 C.P. Dyche (no members listed), 1916 S.L. Baugher (no members listed), 1920 G.A. McGuire (no members listed), 1921 C.W. Tinsman (no members listed), 1923 C.W. Tinsman (49 members), 1924 E.B. Caplinger (no members listed), 1925 & 1926 D.A. Frazier (7 members), 1927 D.A. Frazier (6 members), 1928 Luther Tedrick (6 members), 1929 J.W. Brill (6 members), 1930 J.W. Brill (0 members). The church building was dedicated on June 12, 1911. The cost of the building was $1700.00, with a $625.00 down payment and remaining balance of $1025.00.

Survey Date and Recorder 05 Apr 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
  Baker William Russell 6 May 1877 3 Jul 1921 s/Samuel H. Baker & Sarah M. shreckhise Moved to Pineville Brethren Church Cemetery
  Baker William Russell 3 Sep 1917 13 Sep 1917 s/William R. Baker & Mollie M. Kyger Moved to Pineville Brethren Church Cemetery
  Showalter John Wise 19 Sep 1888 6 Apr 1906 s/Mathias F. Showalter & Susan C. Lahman Unmarked grave
  Showalter Mathias Franklin 1 Mar 1856 13 Sep 1923 s/William Showalter & Eliza A. Baker Unmarked grave
  Showalter Susan Catherine Lahman 13 Sep 1861 25 Dec 1925   Unmarked grave
001 Pirkey Dianna C. 15 Oct 1854 6 Mar 1911   ch/Alexander Pirkey & Elizabeth Eutsler
002 Saufley Infant   1897 ch/T. J. & A. F. ch/Thomas Jefferson Saufley & Ada Floss Dennett
002 Saufley Ada F. 1870 1936   b. 11 Apr 1870 d. 18 Mar 1936; w/T. J. Saufley; Full name-Ada Floss Saufley
002 Saufley Thomas J. 1869 1955   b. 4 Jul 1869 d. 12 Jul 1955; s/Isaac Newton Brown Saufley & Josepha Ann Null; Full name-Thomas Jefferson Saufley
003 Meyerhoeffer Infant Son 27 Feb 1893 27 Feb 1893 s/W. J. & A. E. Parents-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer & Mary Salome Kyger
003 Meyerhoeffer Giles S. 12 Aug 1850 17 Apr 1926 Father Full name-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer
003 Meyerhoeffer Mary S. 11 Jan 1853 21 May 1923 His wife; Mother w/Giles S. Meyerhoeffer; parents-William W. Kyger & Mary Jane Jones; Full name-Mary Salome Kyger Meyerhoeffer
003 Drummond William A.   22 Feb 1897 Aged 74y 1m 21d  
003 Drummond Barbara A.   8 Mar 1898 Aged 63y 8m 5d; w/Wm. A.  
003 Saufley Mary E. C. 6 May 1858 23 Apr 1924 w/George H. 2nd w/George H. Saufley; full name-Mary Elizabeth Catherine Drummond Saufley
003 Saufley Geo. H. 31 Mar 1836 26 Feb 1913   Parents-William Saufley & Margaret Altaffer; full name George Harrison Saufley
004 Meyerhoeffer Laura S., Little   15 Oct 1891 Aged 4y 1m 25d; d/G. S. & Mary S. Parents-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer & Mary Salome Kyger
004 Meyerhoeffer J. Paul   29 Jun 1893 Aged 14y 7m 18d; s/G. S. & Mary S. Parents-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer & Mary Salome Kyger; full name-John Paul Meyerhoeffer
004 Meyerhoeffer J. W.   6 Oct 1895 Aged 12y 1m 14d; s/G. S. & Mary S. Parents-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer & Mary Salome Kyger; full name-Jacob Will Meyerhoeffer
004 Meyerhoeffer Bennie M.   11 Mar 1896 Aged 8y 6m 19d; s/G. S. & M. S. Parents-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer & Mary Salome Kyger; full name-Benjamin (Bennie) M. Meyerhoeffer
004 Sipe Pearl L., Little   15 Dec 1897 Aged 5y 4m 4d; d/H. S. & G. B. Parents-Samuel H. & Gertha B. Sipe; Full name-Pearl Lenora Sipe
004 Sipe Infant Son   24 Jul 1905 Aged 3 das; s/S. H. & G. B. Parents-Samuel H. & Gertha B. Sipe
004 Sipe Infant Daughter   1 Sep 1906 d/S. H. & G. B. Parents-Samuel H. & Gertha B. Sipe; no age shown
004 Sipe Steward A. 12 Sep 1898 6 Dec 1911 s/Henry & Gerthie Parents-Samuel H. & Gertha B. Sipe; full name-Steward Albert Sipe
004 Sipe Samuel H. 12 Aug 1868 29 Jun 1919 Father Full name-Samuel Henry Sipe
004 Sipe Gertha B. 9 Jun 1874 9 Apr 1942 His Wife w/S. H. Sipe; parents-Giles Samuel Meyerhoeffer & Mary Salome Kyger da. of William W. Kyger & Mary Jane Jones; full name-Gertrude (Gertha) Belle Zora Meyerhoeffer Sipe, born in Port Republic, VA.
004 Kyger Wm. W. 14 Jul 1807 28 Apr 1855 Aged 47y 9m 14d Born Cub Run, VA; 3 daughters-Elizabeth C., Virginia Frances, Mary Salome; parents-Johannes (John) M. Kyger & Elizabeth Harshman
004 Kyger Mary 14 Jul 1827 19 Jun 1903 Age 76 yrs Full name-Mary Jane Jones Kyger
004 Kyger Leon A.   26 Aug 1899 Age 2m 28d  
004 Kyger Albert   26 Jan 1898 Age 1m 25d  
004 Kyger Wm. McKinly   26 Jan 1897 Age 5m 18d  
004 Kyger Alonza   7 May 1901 Age 3m 9d  
004 Kyger Thomas J. F.   5 Jan 1903 Age 4m 15d  
004 Shifflett Jos. A. 12 Sep 1839 7 Dec 1887 Aged 48y 2m 25d  
005 Craun Infant Daughter   17 Sep 1889 d/C. S. & M. M.  
005 Showalter Eliza A. 30 Jan 1830 22 Dec 1910 w/Wm. Parents-Philip Baker & Margaret Ruebush; w/William Showalter
005 Diehl Elizabeth C. 12 Sep 1832 25 Aug 1911 w/Hezekiah Diehl No children; parents-Philip Baker & Margaret Ruebush
005 Rodgers Margaret J. 9 Feb 1837 14 Feb 1921    
005 Null George 8 Jul 1813 5 Apr 1885 Father Parents-Leonard Null & Margaret Mittenberger
005 Null Amanda 9 Mar 1820 9 Feb 1904 Mother Parents-John Pirkey & Ann Mittenberger; Ann & Margaret Mittenberger were sisters
006 Baker Mary F.   3 Oct 1894 Aged 55y 7m 28d Parents-Philip Baker & Margaret Ruebush; Not married, lived at home per 1880 census
006 Baker Luella L.   19 May 1900 Aged 28y 6m 14d; w/L. W. 1st w/Luther W. Baker; Parents-William Liskey & Amanda Catherine Arementrout; Full name-Luella Lee Liskey Baker
006 Baker Saml. H. 18 Sep 1834 25 Aug 1906 Aged 71y 11m 7d Husband of Sara Margaret Shreckhise; Parents-Philip Baker & Margaret Ruebush
006 Baker Sarah M. 27 May 1841 28 Jan 1922 His Wife; Gone but not forgotten w/Samuel; Full name-Sarah Margaret Shreckhise Baker
006 Baker Maggie M. 12 Jan 1867 14 Aug 1936 Wife 2nd w/Luther W. Baker; Parents-Peter & Elizabeth Hartman; Full name-Maggie M. Hartman Baker
006 Baker Luther W. 10 Jun 1867 5 Apr 1955 Husband Parents-Samuel H. Baker & Sarah Margaret Shreckhise; Full name-Luther Worthington Baker
006 Hartman Ward B. 1872 1945   Parents-Peter W. & Elizabeth Ann Hartman; Full name-Benjamin Ward Hartman
006 Hartman Peter W. 12 Oct 1834 15 Jul 1913 Kind angels watch his sleeping dust till Jesus comes to raise the just. Then may he wake with sweet surprise and in his Savior's image rise. Parents-Abram Hartman and Susannah Long
006 Hartman Elizabeth Ann 9 Oct 1836 29 Nov 1919 Aged 83y 1m 20d; w/Peter W.  
006 Hartman John William 27 Apr 1874 1 Aug 1928 Their children-Lester J., Olin W., Wilson A., Jesse C., Bessie M., Ethel A.; It is the Spirit that quickeneth, the flesh profiteth nothing; the words that I speak unto you, they are Spirit and they are life. St. John 6-63 Parents-Peter W. & Elizabeth Ann Hartman
006 Hartman Maude Mary Root 15 Feb 1882 12 Mar 1922 His wife w/John William Hartman
007 Freed Charles N. 24 May 1892 13 Jan 1895 Age 2y 7m 19d; s/J. N. & A. I.  
008 Baker Virginia F. 10 Dec 1851 30 Apr 1909 His wife; Dear Parents, Tho we miss you much, we know you rest with God w/G. Baker; Parents-William W. Kyger & Mary Jane Jones; Full name-Virginia Frances Kyger Baker
008 Baker Anna Laura Silona 24 May 1874 ? ? 1877 Age 3y 1m 13d; d/George & V. d. 7 Oct 1877 per DAR in 1960s; only death year legible in 2005
008 Baker George 26 Jan 1845 14 Apr 1928   Husband of V. F. Kyger; Parents-Philip Baker & Margaret Ruebush
008 Baker Bertie A.   28 Jan 1884 Age 4m 6d; d/Geo. & V. Parents-George & Virginia F. Baker; Full name-Bertie Alice Baker
009 Harbin Gloria Ann 18 Apr 1942 18 Apr 1942 d/R. H. & Edna Parents-Robert H. & Edna Harbin
010 Kyger Benjamin H. 18 Oct 1888 6 Jun 1912 s/D. N.; My beloved son; Twas hard to give thee up, but thy will O God be done  
011 Crow Polly Anne   23 Mar 1898 Age 67 yrs; Mother; Erected by W. H. Crow  
011 Crow James W.   4 Oct 1902 Age 70 yrs; Father; Erected by W. H. Crow  
011 Crowe George F. 12 Aug 1848 26 Dec 1924 Age 66y 4m 12d  
012 Seivers Elmer J. 1948 2002   Grandle Funeral Home marker only

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