Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

 

Cemetery

 Smith Family Cemetery

Location

Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, take Rt 42 south, through Bridgewater. Turn right onto 727 (Spring Creek Road). Go 4.4 miles and take a left onto Route 613 (Sangersville Road). Go 1.5 miles and headstones are on the right side, near the road. Just before the Augusta County line.

Notes

Not well maintained or protected. The Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society has lots of materials on this Smith family. Abstract taken from Oct 14, 1998, Daily News Record in Harrisonburg, Virginia: "Abraham Smith appears on the Augusta County Militia records as a Captain in 1755. He served in the French-and-Indian War in 1756 to 1760. He continued serving in the Augusta County Milita & in 1758 was appointed the colonel of the county militia. He was the first county Lieutenant of Rockingham County and a justice of the County Court. He was the second sheriff of Rockingham County

Survey Date and Recorder

12 Apr 2005
Bob & Lois Emswiler

 

Photos

Lois Emswiler

Cemetery Index

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Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

Smith

Abraham

1722

1783

Col. Augusta Co Mil; Rockingham Mil; Rev. War

New grave marker placed at Egypt Cemetery in honor of Col. Smith by the Ft. Harrison Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, 10 Oct 1998

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Smith

Juliet Ann

 

6 Oct 1820

Aged 20y 6m 0d; His Wife

Partially illegible in 2005; Recorded in 1998 by Cecil B. Smyth Jr.

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Smith

Abraham

8 Jan 1781

23 Feb 1852

s/John & Mary Jane Smith

Partially illegible in 2005; Recorded in 1998 by Cecil B. Smyth Jr.

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Smith

Joseph

 

18 Jun 1854

Aged 37 yrs; s/A. & J. A. Smith

Partially illegible in 2005; Recorded in 1998 by Cecil B. Smyth Jr.

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