Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

 

Cemetery

 Spring Creek Negro Cemetery


Spring Creek Negro Cemetery

Location

Briery Branch area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 42 South (John Wayland Hwy) and in Dayton turn right onto Route 257 (Ottobine Road which changes name to Briery Branch Road). At Ottobine store, Route 257 turns left (south and now Briery Branch Road.) From the Ottobine Store, go 1.3 miles and turn left onto Route 755 (Lambert Town Road). Go 1.4 miles and cemetery is on the right side of the road just before the M/M Douglas Howdyshell home (yellow).

 

Notes

Cemetery is in the process of being restored. There are many graves marked with fieldstones and more with no markings at all.

 

Survey Date and Recorder

 

 

 

Photos

 

Cemetery Index

Surnames are sorted by section / plot / row / grave - only rows are shown

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Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

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Hardin

Ellen J.

 

 

 

No dates

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Byrd

Leonard H.

30 Nov 1923

15 Jan 1945

Virginia PFC Ord Dept WWII

Obituary 19 Jan 1945 - b. 30 Nov 1923 at Arden Mines, Penn. s/Robert & Olive Washington Byrd; died 15 Jan 1945 at Veteran's Hospital in Oteen, N.C.

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Bird

Robert

 

9 Sep 1938

Pennsylvania Pvt. 1 Cl. 317 Engrs. 92 Div.

 

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Spinard

Maggie

 

13 May 1928

Aged 52 yrs; w/George

 

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Washington

William L.

28 Apr 1892

18 Dec 1918

Aged 26y 7m 20d; Died in France; At Rest

 

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Washington

Elmer H.

14 Nov 1900

31 May 1922

 

 

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Harden

W. T.

 

1964

 

 

 

Washington

Florence

1870

1953

 

 

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Hardin

James K.

 

 

 

No dates

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Unknown

 

 

3 Mar 1937

Aged 31 yrs

W. L. Rosenberger Funeral Home marker only

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Hardin

Robert T.

 

 

 

No dates

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Hardin

William F.

 

 

 

No dates

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Hardin

Cula C.

 

 

 

No dates

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Byrd

Leon Sheldon

1931

2007

 

Kyger Funeral Home Inc. marker only; obituary - b. 25 Oct 1931 in Briery Branch, VA; d. 23 Nov 2007 at Univ. of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

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Strother

Eleanora

15 Aug 1929

3 Nov 2007

 

Johnson Funeral Home marker only

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Byrd

Ollie, Mrs.

1897

1966

 

Lindsey & Son Funeral Home marker only

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Washington

George

 

 

 

Article in newspaper 13-19 Nov 2007 mentions George Washington being buried here & served in the Civil War

 

Hardin

Cecil C., Mrs.

1900

1953

 

 

 

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