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Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery


 Shaver Family Cemetery


Crider, Rockingham County, Virginia. Take Route 259 west, through Fulks Run, and turn left onto Route 820 (Crab Run Road). Continue on and take a left onto Route 826 (Criders Road). Cemetery is about two miles from Criders on south side of Route 865.


Cemetery plowed over. J. Robert Swank noted "4 to 6 graves. In 1996 Patricia Turner Ritchie wrote: The Shave Family Cemetery, which was once located on Route 865 (Germany River Road) at Criders, was plowed over some years ago. Bruce Dove of Criders, found two tombstone, both hand-carved flat stones with a simple triangle at the top and vertical lines down the sides to resemble a house. One is for Paulser Shaver, the first Shaver in the Brocks Gap area.

Survey Date and Recorder

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
Shaver Polser (Paulser) 9 May 1752 22 Sep 1831
Birth date could be 9 May 1756; Bruce Dove found hand carved flat stone 26 Nov 1996
Hevner Mary May 1795 11 Apr 1831
d/Paulser Shaver who married Daniel Hevner; Bruce Dove found hand carved flat stone 26 Nov 1996
Shaver Polser, Mrs.

No marker-recorded by J. Robert Swank in 1967

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