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 St. Jacob's Lutheran Church Cemetery - Page 1


St. Jacob's Lutheran Church & Cemetery

Location

Pleasant Valley area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, take Route 11 South. Turn left onto Route 679 (Pleasant Valley Road) and go 3.0 miles. The cemetery is on the right side of the road. Located at intersection of Route 679 and Route 689 (Spaders Church Road).
 

Notes

Cemetery is well maintained. Rows are recorded starting near Route 679 and going up to the church and headstones are recorded from left to right. Section 001 is the main body of the cemetery and Section 002 is the far right side of cemetery nearest the fence and facing the church.

Survey Date and Recorder

13 Nov 2003 
Martha Lee & Nettie Lee


Photos

 Lois Emswiler, Harriet Welch


Cemetery Index

St. Jacob's Lutheran Church Cemetery

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

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Row

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

 

Bailey

Robert

1897

1956


No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 


Roberts

Infant Daughter



d/Mr. & Mrs. M. H. Roberts

No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 


Roderffer

Annie J.

1886

19__

w/Ambrose

No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 


Roderfer

Ambrose

1868

1954


No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 


Taylor

Infant Boy


Jul 1965


No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 


Krickenberger

Abraham

11 Oct 1828

2 Apr 1850


No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s & by Wayland in 1941

 


Hulvey

Fervan

1901



No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 


Curry

Kent


1964


No visible marker-recorded by DAR in 1960s

 

001

Saufley

Randy Ray


6 Dec 1952

s/M. M. & Nena


 

002

Albrite

Minor A.

17 Feb 1916


Father


 

002

Albrite

Geneva D.

18 Mar 1917

12 Apr 1981

Mother


 

002

Hottinger

J. Walter

10 Oct 1893

7 Jan 1990



 

002

Hottinger

Minnie F.

24 Apr 1893

28 Aug 1956



 

002

Saufley

McKendree Miller

1 Feb 1921

8 Feb 2003

Pvt. U. S. Marine Corps


 

002

Saufley

Nena V.

12 Dec 1919

12 Dec 2001



 

002

Kersh

Owen Guy

1896

1896



 

002

Kersh

F. Buford

1886

1944



 

002

Kersh

S. Bernard

1890

1954



 

002

Kersh

Stephen A.

1855

1938



 

002

Kersh

Agnes I.

1858

1935



 

002

Kersh

Anna Lee

1892

1978



 

002

Varner

Henny D. Cristly

1878

1958



 

002

Varner

Janice Marie

1951

1961



 

002

Varner

Odis Henry

1917

1965



 

002

Rexrode

Rachael "Caddie"

1895

1970



 

003

Jones

William W.

13 Oct 1912

27 Sep 1986



 

003

Jones

Olive O.

1 Jun 1918

18 May 1988



 

003

Whissen

Frances R.

1 May 1858

1 Sep 1926

Mother


 

003

Whissen

William K.

25 Jan 1849

14 Apr 1927

Father


 

003

Whissen

Maggie B.

25 Jun 1885

4 Oct 1940

d/W. K. & Frances R.


 

003

Curry

Clarence R.


4 Mar 1941

Va. Pvt. 54 Inf. 6. Div.


 

003

Curry

Ruby L.

20 Dec 1905

5 Mar 1935

w/Clarence R.; Mother


 

004

Jones

William A.

19 May 1872

13 Dec 1953



 

004

Jones

Vernie E.

11 Sep 1878

5 Dec 1954



 

004

Jones

Alberta Irene

7 Jan 1903

3 Oct 1973

New Jersey 20 Army Nurse Corps WWII


 

004

Shaver

W. F. Bank

31 Dec 1918

6 Jan 1919

s/W. F. & E. S. Shaver


 

004

Shaver

W. Frank

17 Jan 1891

21 Jul 1963



 

004

Shaver

Elizabeth S.

8 Sep 1892

9 Jan 1988



 

004

Whissen

John H.

11 Jul 1883

28 May 1963



 

004

Whissen

Lillie C.

17 Jun 1885

30 Jan 1967



 

004

Carmon

Infant Son

17 May 1956

17 May 1956

s/Harold & Jean


 

004

Meyerhoffer

Leonard E.

18 Oct 1927

4 Mar 1973



 

004

Meyerhoffer

Nadeen H.

18 May 1929

23 Apr 1993



 

005

Meyerhoffer

Lawrence W.

7 Apr 1906

24 Jul 1975



 

005

Meyerhoffer

Virginia E.

17 Sep 1908

13 Dec 1993



 

006

Bowman

Laura A.

1848

1934

w/Capt. Noah W.; Mother


 

006

Bowman

Samuel E.

1881

1950



 

006

Bowman

Clara M.

8 Dec 1885

4 Apr 1970



 

006

Bowman

Dennis B.

5 Oct 1920

28 Mar 1982



 

006

Bowman

Hazel

1 Jan 1916

18 Jan 1986



 

006

Meyerhoffer

Infant Son


1951

s/Cecil & Eilene


 

006

Meyerhoffer

Cecil E.

15 Apr 1932

19 Jan 1993



 

006

Meyerhoffer

Eilene K.

22 Jan 1932




 

006

Rodeffer

J. Weldon

16 Nov 1911

19 Jan 1971



 

006

Rodeffer

Charlotte L.

10 Dec 1910

1 Sep 1998



 

006

Rodeffer

Ernest R.

20 Oct 1887

12 May 1953



 

006

Rodeffer

Lessie V.

1 Nov 1889

1 Mar 1984



 

006

Corbin

Edgar Earl

17 Dec 1920

3 Mar 1981

PFC U. S. Army WWII


 

006

Corbin

Floe W.

28 Nov 1908

10 Jun 1994



 

007

Tutwiler

Charles E.

1887

1953



 

007

Tutwiler

Mabel B.

1894

1979



 

007

Emerson

John J.

1924

1980


Kyger Funeral Home Marker

 

007

Emerson

Vallie A.

1924

1989


Kyger Funeral Home Marker

 

007

Armentrout

Benjamin F.

5 Oct 1885

22 Feb 1966



 

007

Armentrout

Elizabeth E.

4 Aug 1879

18 Dec 1958



 

007

Armentrout

Arthur F.

1911

1945

s/B. F. & E. E.


 

007

Shenk





Large surname stone only

 

007

Waggy

Ambrose

1868

1954



 

007

Waggy

Annie J.

1886

1975

w/Ambrose


 

007

Robinson

Minnie R.

3 Jan 1903

25 Nov 1964

Mother


 

008

Yeakle

Charles E.

1871

1951



 

008

Yeakle

Lucy Jane

1871

1955



 

008

Humphrey

Cecil M.

1910

1946



 

008

Humphrey

Goldie E. Eavers

1913




 

008

Shenk

Wanda Marie


12 Sep 1951

Infant d/W. N. & Ola


 

008

Crider

Gloria Dean

1944

1978


Lindsey Funeral Home Marker

 

008

Sites

James O.

24 Mar 1905

22 Dec 1997



 

008

Sites

Bessie W.

6 May 1906

2 Oct 1995



 

009

Shenk

Charles Lester

1923

1975

SA11 U. S. Navy WWII


 

009

Shenk

Oula M.

11 Jul 1934




 

009

Shenk

L. H. Jake

28 Dec 1887

11 Dec 1968



 

009

Shenk

Isabella B.

2 Mar 1896

25 Mar 1963



 

009

Shenk

Florine E.

23 May 1920

16 Oct 1971



 

009

Southerly

Deborah S.

25 Mar 1959

18 Aug 1959


Lindsey Funeral Home Marker

 

009

Southerly

Infant Daughter



d/Mr. & Mrs. L. A. Southerly

Lindsey Funeral Home Marker

 

009

Humphrey





Large surname stone only

 

010

Poulson, Jr.

Carl R.

29 Apr 1929

22 Aug 1987



 

010

Poulson

Barbara Ann

7 Nov 1934




 

010

Shenk





Large surname stone

 

010

Knighten

Jean Elizabeth

12 Apr 1933

7 Mar 1943

d/B. M. & L. J.


 

010

Knighten

Myrtle

1915

19??


Lindsey Funeral Home Marker - rest of dates broken off.

 

010

Knighten

Benjamin H.

1889




 

010

Knighten

Ida J.

1890




 

010

Wooddell

Bessie V.

30 Nov 1926

5 Aug 1966



 

010

Steele

Walter W.

1913

1990

Father


 

010

Steele

Ella V.

1914

1961



 

010

Taylor

Myon

20 Jul 1962

20 Jul 1995



 

010

Taylor

Randal

20 Jul 1965




 

010

Stinnett

Anthony Ray

1995

1995


Johnson Funeral Home Marker

 

011

Kaylor

John Lewis

18 Nov 1906

10 Dec 1974



 

011

Kaylor

Wilda Sandy

21 Dec 1917




 

011

Steele

Mary A.

1856

1934


Born 16 Feb and died 10 Oct according to DAR record in the 1960s.

 

011

Steele

Lela B.

16 Feb 1885

10 Oct 1932

d/J. A. & Mary A.


 

011

Steele

Mary F.

4 Sep 1858

28 Feb 1890

d/J. A. & Mary A.


 

011

Steele

Bessie P.

2 Mar 1879

23 Apr 1914

d/J. A. & M. A.


 

012

Fifer

Charles C.

11 Jan 1899

14 Nov 1970



 

012

Fifer

Beatrice M.

8 May 1903

25 Jul 2000



 

012

Hulvey

Evelyn Ester Margaret

18 Dec 1913

18 Oct 1967



 

012

Terry

Marthella C.

7 Jun 1911

14 Sep 1996



 

012

Terry

Emory Lester

8 Aug 1903

23 Feb 1980

Pvt. U. S. Army WWII


 

012

Rogers

Arch H.

1917




 

012

Rogers

Frank B.

4 Jul 1887

17 Jun 1972



 

012

Rogers

Willie M.

3 May 1884

19 Jan 1945



 

012

Rogers

Edward S.

25 Feb 1891

4 Apr 1938



 

013

Layman

Shelby F.

26 Apr 1923

4 Nov 1975



 

013

Layman

Jessie S.

27 Sep1923




 

013

Fifer

Alden D.

1897

1968



 

013

Fifer

Naoma V.

1905

1981



 

013

Hulvey

Wilkey A.

1917




 

013

Hulvey

Ida A.

1877

1940



 

013

Hulvey

Ober Dane

1882

1978



 

013

Neff

John Samuel

1890

1959



 

013

Neff

Fervan Hulvey

1901

1981



 

013

Eye

Amanda F.

13 Dec 1889

23 Jan 1976



 

013

Eye

Olen K.

28 Feb 1884

4 Oct 1970



 

013

Kemp

Warren H.

7 Oct 1918

19 Sep 1971



 

013

Kemp

Bonnie L.

26 Aug 1923

2 Nov 1954



 

013

Rodgers

Adam F.

23 Mar 1846

8 Aug 1908

Aged 62y 4m 16d


 

013

Rodgers

Mary M.

29 Jan 1846

9 Jun 1915

w/Adam F.


 

014

Wadford

Michael Sean

2 Jun 1965

27 Sep 1986



 

014

Smith

Melvin V.

2 Dec 1907




 

014

Pollard

Frank Trich

13 Nov 1925

14 Mar 1987

Father


 

014

Pollard

Virginia Claxton

24 Nov 1927


Mother


 

014

Shaver

Paul O. O.

1905

1979



 

014

Shaver

Mary V.

1927

1966



 

014

Neff

Nina Shaver

2 Nov 1899

22 Aug 1983

Mother


 

014

Rhodes

John E.

1874

1942



 

014

Rhodes

Hassie O.

1884

1967



 

014

Minnick

Claude H.

1906

1966



 

014

Minnick

Leah G.

1908

1980



 

014

Minnick, II

Edward Luther

6 Nov 1942

7 Nov 1942



 

015

Claxton

Allen E., Rev.

1 Oct 1901

26 Sep 1966



 

015

Claxton

Lucy Denton

12 Aug 1900

11 Sep 1988



 

015

Rhodes

Homer W.

1880

1971



 

015

Rhodes

Minnie B.

1867

1942

Mother; w/Charles Rhodes


 

015

Rhodes

Charles E.

31 Aug 1864

19 Sep 1926



 

015

Rodes

John F.

13 Oct 1837

24 Mar 1906



 

015

Rodes

Mary Catherine

26 Mar 1841

5 Nov 1922

w/John F. Rodes


 

015

Funkhouser

John E.

12 Oct 1901

5 Oct 1980



 

015

Funkhouser

Neoma C.

5 Sep 1909

11 Sep 2000



 

015

Minnich

E. Luther

7 Mar 1871

6 Mar 1956



 

015

Minnich

L. Bertie

8 Jan 1874

21 Aug 1962



 

015

Minnich

C. Lloyd

19 Jan 1905

17 Sep 1973



 

015

Minnich

Pearle M.

23 Oct 1907

29 May 1985



 

015

Minnich

Infant Son

26 Jul 1926

26 Jul 1926

s/C. Lloyd & Pearle


 

016

Eye

Lester Dillon

12 Apr 1921

21 Nov 1985

M. Sgt. U. S. Army WWII


 

016

Eye

Audrey B.

20 May 1931




 

016

Shaver

William C.

10 Jan 1915

5 Jul 1984



 

016

Shaver

E. Sue

15 Jan 1926




 

016

Tutwiler

Infant Son


2 May 1953

s/T. F. & P. S.


 

016

Eaton

Lester Burton

20 Dec 1910

20 Nov 1918

s/S. E. & Allie B.


 

016

Eaton

Allie Rodes

1884

1947



 

016

Eaton

Samuel E.

1879

1960



 

016

Garber

Ellis J.

12 Oct 1914

3 Jan 1982



 

016

Garber

Elizabeth R.

14 Oct 1916

9 Dec 1995



 

016

Rhodes, Jr.

Frederick A.

17 Jun 1929

3 Oct 2002

Cpl U. S. Army Air Force


 

016

Rhodes

Dorothy W.

12 Mar 1930




 

017

Holmes

Gertrude Rhodes

1876

1921

Mother


 

017

Rodes

John J.

1841

1933

Father


 

017

Rodes

Amanda A.

1850

1926

Mother


 

017

Rhodes

Frederick A.

23 Feb 1887

20 Nov 1953



 

017

Rhodes

Malvina

26 Jul 1891

13 Sep 1961

Wife


 

017

Shifflett

Lucille Rhodes

1 Sep 1927

28 Sep 1996



 

017

Shifflett

Bernard C. "Bud"

27 Dec 1925




 

017

Minnich

Edward H.

1846

1931



 

017

Minnich

Elizabeth A.

1849

1923



 

018

Edwards

Lillian J.

21 Aug 1901

29 Oct 1959

Daughter


 

018

Shifflett

Edward G.

16 Nov 1867

28 Jul 1948

Father


 

018

Shifflett

Virginia B.

26 Aug 1881

8 Jul 1963

Mother


 

018

Flory

Weldon Wyant

24 Mar 1916




 

018

Flory

Frances Cline

12 Jun 1918

28 Mar 1995



 

018

Spitzer

John W.

29 Jan 1876

1 May 1938



 

018

Spitzer

Ella N.

28 Apr 1877

25 Nov 1943



 

019

Randolph

Herbert F.

30 Sep 1894

24 Oct 1973



 

019

Randolph

Nellie F.

27 May 1892

6 Oct 1985



 

019

Pence

D. Edward

2 Oct 1871

4 Nov 1941



 

019

Pence

Cora E.

12 Jun 1878

13 Jan 1972



 

019

Shifflett





Large surname stone

 

019

Maiden

Rev. W. Marvin

11 Jan 1882

20 Dec 1965



 

019

Maiden

Willie Argabright

11 Nov 1878

25 Mar 1966

w/Rev. W. M.


 

019

Argabright

J. C.

19 Mar 1847

15 Feb 1924



 

019

Argabright

Elizabeth

19 Dec 1847

21 Nov 1913

w/J. C.


 

020

Strother

Fred

26 Aug 1928

23 May 1992



 

020

Strother

Bonita

6 Sep 1927

15 Sep 1991



 

020

Secrist

Ralph T.

12 Feb 1913




 

020

Secrist

Virginia Cline

8 Oct 1912

27 Apr 1998



 

020

Layman

Nelson

8 Jun 1917

6 Nov 2002



 

020

Layman

Doris F.

5 May 1923




 

020

Fifer

Thomas Hugh

14 Nov 1900

10 Feb 1956

Virginia CM1 USNR WWII


 

020

Fifer

Joseph Wilson

9 Nov 1890

1 Aug 1950

Virginia PFC Co D 11 Machine Gun WWI


 

020

Rauhof

K. R.





 

020

Rauhof

S. W.





 

020

Rauhof

J. P.





 

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