Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Solomon Ritchie Family Cemetery

Location

Fulks Run, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Fulks Run Grocery, continue west on Highway 259 for 1 mile. Turn left at the Valley Land store onto Highway 818 (Little Dry River Road). After crossing the bridge, turn at the first left onto Higyway 817. The Ritchie Cemetery is unmarked, no fence, no rocks. It was originally on the Solomon Ritchie place, now owned by Clay Hinkle. As you face the Clay Hinkle home, cemetery is to the left on the corner of their front yard.
 

Notes

Notes in "Remarks" column were taken from Patricia Turner Ritchie's book in
1999, "Fulks Run Cemeteries".    In 1967 J. Robert Swank noted "There are
probably 30 to 50 graves here. "  More information on the Ritchie family can
be found in book "Descendants of Isaac Ritchie of Virginia" by Vergie Lantz,
in 1983.


Survey Date and Recorder 1999
Patricia Turner Ritchie

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 Baker Mrs.


Mother of Philip Baker
001 Ritchie Mrs.


Mother of Solomon Ritchie
001 Ritchie Solomon 1780

s/Isaac & Maria Catharena Wolfe Ritchie; buried here per Pat Ritchie's book
001 Ritchie Elizabeth "Betsy" Baker 1795 1869
w/Solomon Ritchie; d/"Hessian John" & Elizabeth Turner Baker; buried here per Pat Ritchie's book
001 Ritchie Elizabeth 1924 Died young
d/Solomon & Elizabeth Baker Ritchie; buried here per Pat Ritchie's book

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