Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
Tombstones by Cemetery

 

Cemetery

 Zion Mennonite Church Cemetery


Zion Mennonite Church and Cemetery

Location

Daphna, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Court Square in Harrisonburg, take Route 42 north. Go 10 miles & turn right onto Route 809 (Zion Church Road). Go 1.2 miles & church/cemetery are on the left at the junction of Route 809 & Route 803 (Daphna Road).
 

Notes

In 1967 J. R. Swank noted "Cemetery well kept but many unmarked graves." Notes in "Remarks" column were provided by Mr. Swank. Rows are recorded from left to right (north to south) and headstones from left to right (east to west).

Survey Date and Recorder

12 Sep 2002
Martha Lee

 

Photos

Lois Emswiler, Deb Wake

Cemetery Index

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

 

Eaton

Jacob

 

23 Sep 1937

Aged about 83 yrs

Timberville, VA,  taken from Death Certificate #27734, buried Zion
Cemetery; husband of Sarah Crider Keyser Eaton; data provided by Deb Wake 7/24/2003.

 

001

Ettinger

Carrie Breeden

1872

1905

d/C. B. E.

 

 

001

Turner

I. Goldie Dove

1908

1937

 

 

 

001

Wilt

Lindo F.

1865

1953

 

 

 

001

Wilt

Mary E.

1867

1946

 

w/L. F.

 

001

See

Bessie Jane

1900

1958

 

 

 

001

Trumbo

Infant Son

 

1931

s/N. P. & S. M.

 

 

001

Myers

Frank C.

5 Jan 1895

11 Sep 1900

Aged 5y 8m 6d, s/Christian & Mary

 

 

001

Myers

Infant

 

5 Jan 1900

s/Christian & Mary

Illegible-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

001

Meyers

Infant

 

1905

s/C. M. & M. H.

 

 

001

Webster

Mamie R.

6 Jun 1906

24 Mar 1907

d/Henry & Susan A.

 

 

001

Livingston

Ruth E.

 

8 Jul 1898

Aged 4m 24d, d/Wm. & Belle

 

 

001

Shank

Infant Daughter

 

28 Nov 1895

d/Jos. & Emma E.

 

 

001

Shipe

Thelma May

5 May 1937

2 Sep 1938

d/Mr. & Mrs. Lory Shipe

 

 

001

Showalter

John Aaron

8 Aug 1904

1 Apr 1906

s/George B. & Elizabeth E.

Elizabeth was a Blosser

 

001

Showalter

Infant Son

9 Jun 1903

 

ch/George B. & Elizabeth

Elizabeth was a Blosser

 

001

Showalter

Infant Dau.

 

24 Oct 1889

Aged 4 das, ch/George B. & Lizzie

Lizzie was a Blosser

 

002

Rhodes

Nancy

30 Oct 1855

20 Sep 1919

Aged 63y 10m 20d, w/Ruben H.

 

Image

002

Rhodes

Ruben H.

3 Feb 1848

1 Jun 1930

Aged 82y 3m 28d

 

 

002

Shank

Sally

25 May 1836

1 May 1909

Aged 72y 11m 6d, w/ Abraham

 

 

002

Shank

Abraham

 

22 Jun 1901

Aged 71y 8m 3d

 

Image

002

Argenbright

Frances E.

11 Oct 1854

23 Dec 1912

Age 58y 2m 12d, w/Alfred A., Mother

 

 

002

Argenbright

Alfred A.

11 Jan 1835

20 Aug 1913

Age 78y 7m 9d, Father

 

 

002

Showalter

Clayton D.

1 Dec 1917

20 Jan 1997

 

 

 

002

Showalter

Thelma Getz

9 Apr 1919

 

 

 

 

002

Shank

Joseph

3 Jul 1857

26 Oct 1934

 

s/Samuel & Cath. Rhodes Shank, Swank shows him as Rev.

 

002

Shank

Emma E.

5 Nov 1863

25 Dec 1927

Wife

w/Rev. Joseph, d/Daniel & Mary J. Heatwole Showalter

 

002

Showalter

Elizabeth E.

20 Apr 1860

12 Feb 1920

 

nee Blosser

 

002

Showalter

George B.

18 Sep 1857

4 Jul 1921

 

s/Michael & Elizabeth Shank Showalter

 

002

Showalter

Elizabeth Anna

11 Jan 1907

30 Aug 1998

 

 

 

002

Showalter

Nettie

17 Nov 1859

19 Aug 1940

 

d/Michael & Elizabeth Shank Showalter

 

003

Shank

David

22 Dec 1853

27 Apr 1910

Aged 56y 4m 5d

 

 

003

Brenneman

Timothy H, Dr.

 

28 Jan 1905

Age 33y 6m 14d, died Norfolk, Va., s/Henry A. & Mary V. Brenneman, later wife of Rev. Saml. Shank

 

 

003

Heatwole

Mary V.

31 May 1848

10 Nov 1925

w/P. X., Formerly Shank & Brenneman, Mother of T. H. Brenneman

Formerly wife of Henry Brenneman & Rev. Samuel Shank

 

003

Shank

Samuel

 

30 Apr 1901

74th yr of his age

 

 

003

Shank

John F.

1862

1891

 

 

 

003

Shank

Elizabeth Zigler Myers

1868

1958

 

w/John F.

 

003

Shank

Lewis

24 Dec 1855

14 Oct 1942

 

 

 

003

Shank

Mattie

31 Aug 1856

28 Feb 1934

 

w/Lewis

 

003

Martin

Lizzie C.

16 Sep 1865

14 Nov 1940

 

w/Jacob

 

003

Martin

Jacob W.

24 Feb 1864

9 Nov 1915

 

 

 

003

Martin

Annie E.

30 Dec 1901

24 Aug 1910

 

 

 

003

Martin

Essa M.

27 Aug 1893

29 Sep 1961

 

 

 

003

Showalter

Irvin D.

1891

1958

 

s/Anthony & Eliz. Landes Showalter

 

003

Showalter

Sallie E.

1890

1948

 

w/Irvin D., d/Joseph & Emma Eliz. Showalter Shank

 

003

Showalter

Vada Elizabeth

3 Sep 1926

18 Jul 1982

 

 

 

003

Showalter

Eula Marie

9 Aug 1922

 

 

 

 

003

Souder

Infant Daughter

28 Nov 1916

28 Nov 1916

d/Grant & Nora V.

 

 

003

Fitzwater

Philip C.

25 Apr 1868

6 Aug 1937

Husband

 

 

003

Fitzwater

Mary E.

30 Apr 1871

15 Sep 1951

Wife

w/Philip C.

 

003

Davis

Charles W.

1883

1971

 

 

 

003

Davis

Fannie A.

1890

1956

w/Charles W.

 

 

003

Mongold

Albert

 

 

 

No visible recorded-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

004

Pence

Albert F.

18 Dec 1894

19 Jun 1978

 

 

 

004

Pence

Tracy Viola

14 Feb 1899

7 Jul 1958

Mother

 

 

004

Pence

Geraldine A.

4 Mar 1940

18 Jan 1953

 

 

 

004

Showalter

Anthony

15 Apr 1853

8 Apr 1921

Aged 67y 11m 23d

s/Henry J. & Eliz. Rhodes Showalter

 

004

Showalter

Elizabeth A.

 

8 Sep 1898

Aged 42y 2m 2d, w/Anthony

nee Shank

Image

004

Showalter

Lessa Ada

 

 

Aged 6m 25d, d/Anthony & E. A.

No dates

 

004

Showalter

Nannie E.

24 Sep 1896

1 Jan 1986

 

 

 

004

Lohr

Hunter Garber

1 Apr 1909

1 Nov 1986

TSGT US Army WWII, Father

 

 

004

Lohr

Mary Margaret Neff

25 Sep 1909

23 Dec 1968

Mother

 

 

004

Showalter

Lewis P.

1890

1979

 

s/George B. & E. E. Blosser Showalter

 

004

Showalter

Annie M.

1889

1955

 

w/Lewis P., d/John R. & Fannie Roudabush Suter

 

004

Showalter

Lewis Menno

24 Feb 1921

16 Aug 1923

s/L. P. & A M.

 

 

004

Meyers

Lydia G.

8 Sep 1893

10 Jan 1984

 

 

 

004

Trumbo

Sarah M.

17 Feb 1897

1 Oct 1994

 

 

 

005

Neff

Joseph H.

11 Aug 1844

12 Feb 1917

Aged 72y 6m 1d

 

 

005

Neff

Deliah

27 Apr 1845

7 Jul 1936

Mother

 

 

005

Neff

Infant

13 Oct 1931

15 Oct 1931

c/James & Agnes

 

 

005

Neff

Minnie E.

3 Jul 1901

27 Nov 1906

Aged 5y 4m 24d, d/A. J. & Elizabeth

 

 

005

Neff

Elizabeth C.

19 Nov 1878

1 Nov 1932

Mother

w/Abram J.

 

005

Neff

Abram J.

1 Nov 1870

28 Dec 1932

Father

 

 

005

Harpine

Mary Alice

1859

1928

Mother

w/William M.

 

005

Harpine

William M.

1857

1939

Father

 

 

005

Harpine

Joseph Phillip

5 Nov 1892

24 Feb 1951

 

 

 

005

Harpine

Sarah Revercomb

2 Aug 1901

11 Oct 1987

 

 

 

005

Showalter

G. Paul

8 Nov 1890

21 May 1970

 

 

 

005

Showalter

Ruth E.

5 Sep 1896

7 Jun 1976

 

 

 

005

Showalter

Margaret A.

5 Dec 1919

14 Sep 1998

 

 

 

005

Showalter

Frances E.

17 Dec 1921

 

 

 

 

005

Meyers

Christian M.

1862

1942

 

 

 

005

Meyers

Mary H.

1868

1953

 

w/Christian M.

 

005

Meyers

John G.

1891

1981

 

 

 

005

Meyers

Mamie D.

1891

1963

 

 

 

006

Andrick

Robert F.

20 Jun 1888

28 Jul 1972

 

 

 

006

Andrick

Julia R.

19 Dec 1899

28 Sep 1993

 

 

 

006

Cline

Mary M.

1868

1938

 

w/Joseph S.

 

006

Cline

Joseph S.

1866

1910

 

 

 

006

Neff

Robert M.

1880

1963

 

 

 

006

Neff

Sallie L.

1889

1971

 

w/Robert M.

 

006

Federowicz

Jo Ann

1932

2000

 

Grandle Funeral Home Marker only

 

006

Holsinger

Noah

20 Feb 1843

17 Jul 1920

Aged 77y 4m 27d, Our Father

 

 

006

Holsinger

Lydia

6 Mar 1845

3 Aug 1912

Aged 67y 4m 28d, w/Noah, Our Mother

 

 

006

Holsinger

Delphia R.

1882

1969

 

 

 

006

Stineke

Philip

 

 

 

Small stone

 

006

Stineke

Tillie

 

 

 

Small stone

 

006

Stineke

Dorothy

 

 

 

Small stone

 

006

Nite

Loviza

 

 

 

located at foot of Dorothy Stineke's grave, Small stone

 

006

Steineke

Luther

 

 

 

Small stone

 

006

Steineke

Henry

1857

1940

 

Small stone

 

006

Steineke

Alpha

1859

1936

 

 

 

006

Dove

Maude

 

 

 

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

007

Rhodes

Charles Lindamood

7 Oct 1923

 

Married 26 Jul 1974

 

 

007

Rhodes

Janet D. Dove

6 Jan 1930

 

 

w/Charles L.

 

007

Rhodes

Mattie L.

1899

1932

w/R. N.

 

 

007

Alger

Jacob

17 Apr 1857

22 May 1912

Father

 

 

007

Alger

Elizabeth F.

5 May 1863

2 May 1934

Mother

 

 

007

Alger

Barbara A.

7 Sep 1881

19 Feb 1965

 

 

 

007

Alger

Verdie M.

5 Aug 1900

30 Dec 1978

 

 

 

007

Emswiler

Infant Son

 

4 Nov 1910

s/O. O. & Sallie J.

 

Image

007

Steineke

Fred

9 Jun 1900

27 Aug 1980

 

 

 

007

Cooley

Sallie

 

 

 

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

007

Dove

Etta

 

 

 

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

007

Dove

Ollie

 

 

 

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

008

Shirkey

Sarah C.

 

5 Apr 1891

Aged 31y 24d, w/Jacob

 

 

009

Moyers

Benj.

13 Aug 1875

2 Dec 1935

 

 

 

009

Moyers

Ida B.

15 Nov 1881

4 Mar 1974

 

 

 

009

Whissen

A. Clarence

5 Dec 1908

13 Apr 1990

 

 

 

009

Whissen

Nellie R.

6 Nov 1896

23 May1966

 

 

 

009

Rhodes

Miller D.

23 Mar 1874

30 Aug 1938

 

 

 

009

Rhodes

Hannah R.

7 May 1868

28 Sep 1931

 

w/M. D.

 

009

Heishman

Curtis

4 Apr 1909

11 Jul 1909

Infant s/Abram G. & Pearl M.

 

 

009

Heishman

James

14 Feb 1912

18 Mar 1912

s/A. G. & Pearl M.

 

 

009

Heishman

Abram G.

1879

1958

 

 

 

009

Heishman

Pearl Mae

1879

1952

 

w/Abram G.

 

009

Heishman

Nellie Ann

22 Aug 1918

4 Jan 1992

 

 

 

009

Shank

Infant

25 Aug 1909

27 Aug 1909

d/Daniel D. & Abbie C.

 

 

009

Shank

Daniel D.

27 Jul 1886

17 Feb 1920

Father

s/Joseph & Emma E. Showalter Shank

 

009

Shank

Abbie C.

18 Mar 1886

17 Feb 1920

Mother

w/D. D., d/Martin & Kate Shank Layman

 

009

Shank

Aaron D.

10 Nov 1918

7 Jun 1943

Va. SGT Army Air Force, WWII, PH

Military marker only

 

009

Shank

Grace M.

26 Feb 1917

20 Mar 1947

 

d/D. D. & A. C.

 

009

Fenchenberger

Georgia

17 Oct 1909

10 Nov 1909

twin d/John & Bernice

Partially illegible-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

009

Fenchenberger

Gladys

17 Oct 1909

30 Oct 1909

twin d/John & Bernice

Partially illegible-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

009

Wilt

Vallie E.

11 Aug 1919

24 Mar 1951

 

 

 

009

Wilt

Martin L.

14 Mar 1896

24 Mar 1951

 

 

 

009

Wilt

Martha E.

12 Apr 1899

4 Mar 1974

 

w/Martin

 

009

Wilt

Weldon Nash

16 Nov 1936

26 Jan 1937

s/M. L. & Martha E.

 

 

009

Holsinger

Syrom G.

8 Oct 1859

14 May 1932

 

 

 

009

Eaton

Sarah

 

 

 

 

Image

009

Buhl

Kate

 

 

 

No dates

 

009

Whitmer

Simon A.

21 Feb 1896

24 Oct 1918

Aged 22y 8m 3d, s/Frank & S. E.

 

 

009

Whitmer

Francis E.

13 Jun 1915

13 Jun 1915

d/Simon A. & M. S.

 

 

009

Whitmer

Charlie F.

1 Jan 1917

27 Dec 1918

Aged 1y 11m 26d, s/Simon A. & M. S.

 

 

009

Whitmore

Minnie

 

 

 

No dates

 

010

Martin

Wayne Daniel

30 Sep 1944

30 Sep 1944

s/J. Mark & Virginia

 

 

010

Shank

John F.

19 Feb 1911

18 Oct 1985

 

 

 

010

Shank

Katie F.

3 May 1913

 

 

 

 

010

Shank

Donna Louise

1940

1945

foster d/John F. & Katie F.Shank

 

 

010

Shank

Stella V. Brunk

15 Jan 1905

16 Sep 1993

 

 

 

010

Shank

J. Ward

30 Jul 1904

6 Mar 1993

 

 

 

010

Alger

Phyllis Faye

12 May 1954

14 Sep 1958

 

 

 

010

Alger

Philip Edwin

6 Jan 1960

24 May 1963

 

 

 

010

Alger

Ruth K.

11 Feb 1931

 

 

 

 

010

Alger

Nelson E.

17 Jan 1928

13 Sep 1988

 

 

 

010

Caplinger

I. Frank

23 Oct 1895

17 Jul 1978

Pfc U. S. Army WWI

 

 

010

Caplinger

Wilda D.

10 Jan 1902

20 Nov 1996

 

 

 

010

Shipe

Bessie V.

18 Jan 1907

3 Jan 1982

Mother

 

 

010

Dispanet

Winnie G.

3 Jun 1926

 

 

 

 

010

Dispanet

R. Ward

22 Dec 1919

21 Aug 1959

 

 

 

011

Martin

J. Rodney

14 Sep 1954

23 Jun 1980

husband, s/James S. & Ethel Petre Martin

 

 

011

Shank

Katie M.

1880

1964

 

w/Perry E.

 

011

Shank

Perry E.

1870

1953

 

 

 

011

Whissen

Martha Shank

26 Feb 1914

 

w/A. Clarence

 

 

011

Alger

Anna C.

1897

1988

 

 

 

011

Alger

John H.

1893

1973

 

 

 

012

Whetzel

Lizzie M.

7 Oct 1880

17 Jun 1960

 

 

 

012

Whetzel

Michael H.

23 Aug 1877

6 Jan 1950

 

 

 

012

Whetzel

Wilma B.

7 May 1919

 

 

 

 

012

Whetzel

Perry J.

14 Jul 1914

11 Sep 1997

 

 

 

012

Showalter

Susie Shipe

26 Feb 1886

10 Aug 1954

 

 

Image

012

Showalter

Timothy

19 Dec 1887

12 Jul 1957

 

s/George B. & Elizabeth E. Blosser Showalter

Image

012

Showalter

Anna Belle

7 Feb 1911

19 Mar 1980

 

 

 

012

Showalter

Mary M.

22 Feb 1912

5 Oct 1985

 

 

 

012

Showalter

Emma Frances

8 Jan 1915

31 Jan 1989

 

 

 

012

Cline

Mattie B.

1889

1982

 

w/Edgar J.

 

012

Cline

Edgar J.

1897

1984

 

 

 

012

Alger

Infant Son

 

5 Oct 1964

s/Robert S. & Ruth S.

 

 

012

Shank

D. Paul

1906

1978

 

 

 

012

Shank

Kathryn Y.

1913

1996

 

 

 

012

May

Goldie R.

12 Dec 1912

24 Oct 1998

 

w/David L.

 

012

May

David L.

22 Jun 1909

7 Feb 1993

Married 3 Aug 1931

 

 

012

May

Lloyd D.

15 Jul 1934

16 Oct 1987

 

 

 

012

May

Carroll B.

4 Feb 1946

22 Jun 1997

 

 

 

012

Hottinger

Gladys B.

15 May 1921

 

 

 

 

012

Hottinger

Owen W.

15 Dec 1920

27 Nov 1982

 

 

 

012

Esch

Carl J.

4 May 1948

23 May 1981

Our daddy & husband

 

 

013

White

Steven R.

18 May 1947

27 Jan 1985

SGT US Marine Corps Vietnam

 

 

013

Showalter

Grace Irene

29 May 1925

27 Jun 1990

 

 

 

013

Showalter

Ada Elizabeth

4 Aug 1913

28 Jul 1995

 

 

 

013

Showalter

Martha Susan

15 Apr 1918

7 May 1998

 

 

 

013

Showalter

Ida Ruth

27 Aug 1919

 

 

 

 

013

Turner

Nellie O.

31 Dec 1899

25 Aug 1985

 

 

 

013

Turner

Hobart M.

25 May 1898

11 May 1980

 

 

 

013

Byler

Betty Shirk

2 Aug 1928

 

 

 

 

013

Byler

Jesse Thomas

18 Nov 1928

23 Dec 1990

m. 20 Oct 1951

 

 

013

Sager

Arlen ONeal

2 Mar 1939

4 Aug 1991

Parents-Mamie Sager Johnson & Charles Sager, sisters & brother, Carolyn, Sharon, Sandra & Douglas, Neices Sherry, Vera, Kim, Elizabeth, Heidi & Nephews R. D., Charles, Travis

 

 

013

Johnson

Mamie S.

12 Oct 1918

 

Mamie's children-Arlen, Carolyn, Sharon, Sandra & Douglas

w/Robert R.

 

013

Johnson

Robert R.

4 Mar 1931

 

Married 14 Dec 1975, Robert's Children-Robert II, Timothy, Adrianne & Sylvia

 

 

013

Whitmer

Maggie L.

15 Aug 1894

15 Mar 1967

 

 

 

013

Whitmer

Vernon L.

20 Oct 1892

11 Sep 1978

 

 

 

013

Lam

Mary S.

9 Jan 1926

27 Jan 1981

 

 

 

013

Lam

Leonard N.

29 Jun 1925

25 Dec 2000

 

 

 

014

Brenneman

Magdalene

1892

1982

 

 

Image

014

Brenneman

Amos

1885

1951

 

 

Image

014

Showalter

Lydia K.

12 Apr 1892

22 Jan 1978

 

 

Image

014

Showalter

Luke

8 Jan 1898

7 Oct 1974

 

 

Image

014

Showalter

Amanda E.

5 Apr 1891

2 Dec 1980

 

 

Image

014

Showalter

Mark C.

10 Feb 1895

15 Apr 1978

 

 

Image

014

Miller

Harold W.

2 Sep 1908

14 Sep 1997

 

 

 

014

Miller

Geneva S.

15 Dec 1907

3 Apr 1985

 

 

 

014

Hottinger

Bonnie M.

31 Oct 1941

18 Oct 1989

 

 

 

014

Hottinger

Everette L.

19 Oct 1945

 

 

 

 

014

Showalter

Dorothy S.

5 Mar 1930

18 Aug 1991

Mother

 

 

014

Showalter

Melvin E.

6 Feb 1925

 

Father

 

 

014

Kline

Cleo M.

1 Mar 1890

9 Jun 1982

 

 

 

014

Lantz

Maude Geil

9 Sep 1918

 

 

 

 

014

Lantz

John

17 Jul 1915

28 Jul 2000

 

 

 

014

Glanzer

Isabel G.

16 Sep 1918

14 Sep 1988

 

 

 

014

Glanzer

Paul J.

5 Jul 1920

 

 

 

 

014

Glanzer

Jerry P.

14 May 1954

 

 

 

 

015

Showalter

Infant Son

 

2 Aug 1951

s/J. S. & Edith B.

 

 

015

Showalter

Edith B.

18 Nov 1918

 

 

 

 

015

Showalter

John S.

14 May 1914

1 Mar 1983

 

 

 

016

Showalter

Nancy R.

19 Dec 1927

16 Apr 2000

 

w/Henery E.

 

016

Showalter

Henery E.

12 Mar 1923

 

Married 8 Apr 1953

 

 

016

Martin

Virginia M.

25 Apr 1922

 

Married 4 Nov 1942, Mother

w/J. Mark

 

016

Martin

J. Mark

19 Sep 1919

2 Aug 1994

Father, Our children-Wayne D. 30 Sep 1944, Phyllis R. 15 Jan 1947, Joyce C. 29 Dec 1949, David E. 1 Dec 1952, Miriam L. 14 Sep 1954

 

 

016

Hartzler

Orval Gene

1939

1997

 

Grandle Funeral Home Marker only

 

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