Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Shipp Family Cemetery

Location

East of Elkton, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg go east on Route 33 through Elkton and 2/10ths mile east of Route 628 (Beldor Road). Just around first bend in the road at the foot of mountain & just inside park boundry near site of famous old Mountain Hotel. About 1/4 mile from Route 33. Inside the Shenandoah National Park.
 

Notes

Notes in "Remarks" column were made by the DAR in 1960s and by Lois B. Bowman in 1981. From the book "Undying Past: History of The Shenandoah National Park" written by Darwin Lambert in 1989, on page 283 it reads "About 20 graves, including row of 7 Shipp children under age 20."

Survey Date and Recorder November 1981
Lois B. Bowman

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
001 Baugher Carrie L. 17 Oct 1890 10 Jan 1973

001 Baugher Nina I. 19 Jan 1892 5 Mar 1961

001 Baugher Wm. David 1864 1937

001 Baugher M. A. Kate 1867 1930 w/ W. D. Nee Mary Augusta Shipp 15 Oct 1867 - 27 June 1930
001 Baugher Vernon D. 20 Aug 1895 3 Nov 1912

002 Frensley John W. 1818 1900

002 Frensley Mary A. 1820 1901

002 Frensley Lucy E. 1843 1910

002 Shipp



Large stone only bears family name
003 Shipp



Large stone only bears family name; series of low stones arranged in row between the 2 large ones
003 Shipp James A. 1841 1916 Father Middle name Albert; 12 Jun 1841 - 8 Feb 1916
003 Shipp Julia F. 1850 1928 Mother Middle name Frances; nee Frensley; 21 May 1850 - 10 Mar 1928
003 Shipp Eula J. 1895 1895

003 Shipp Nina L.. 1890 1890
Middle name Lee
003 Shipp Lelia G. 1874 1881
Middle name Gracie; 26 Mar 1874 - 1881
003 Shipp Virginia M. 1876 1881
Middle name McGee; 1 Jul 1876 - 1881
003 Shipp Lucie F. 1878 1881

003 Shipp Fannie E. 1869 1880
Nee Fannie Elizabeth Walden; 26 Mar 1869 - 1880
003 Shipp G. W. Price 1871 1890
Name George Wm. Price Shipp; born 10 June 1871 died 1890
004 Frye Irene S. 1913 1973
Funeral home marker only; d/Roy Shipp
004 Shipp Roy DeWitt 1891 1942
Husband of Maude Hensley
004 Shipp John Price 1918 1942
John home on furlough & in uniform was allegedly shot by Sheridan Dean.

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