Smith Cemetery

Location
Sangersville Road (Rt. 727)
Spring Creek, Rockingham County, Virginia, 22812 USA Add to Map
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This cemetery is also known as the Shaw Farm Cemetery. In Veteran Administration Records, it lists his burial place as Shaw Farm Cemetery.
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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. The cemetery is about 2500 feet east of the Rockingham/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

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