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Thornrose Cemetery

Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia

Partial listing. Surnames include: Barkman, Butler, Carrier, Cline, Cochran, Denny, East, Greaver, Hatcher, Johnson, Kerr, Lackey, Loving, Miller, Page, Stoddard, & Summerson.

Elizabeth Butler
Dec. 16, 1861
78 Years

At Rest

[buried next to Elizabeth Butler;
both of the Barkman inscriptions are on one stone]

Thomas B. Barkman
Died July 8, 1878
Aged 24 Years

Elizabeth A. Barkman
August 29, 1897
Aged 68 Years

[Taken] into [T]hy hands
I command my spirit

Frank A. Butler
March 19, 1882
30 Yrs, 5 Mo, & 7 ds

"Jesus died for me."

Lieutitia J.
Wife of
Chas. E. Butler
Feb. 17, 18[__]
Oct. 6, 1880.

Asleep in Jesus

[broken stone]

Chas. E. Butler

Thomas Moffett
May 10, 1850
June 23, 1918

Willie E.
Wife of
Thos. M. Butler
Jan. 3, 1889
39 yrs 8 mo 16 ds

Ollie C.
Daughter of
W. S. & L. P. Kerr
Mar. 5, 1874,
Sep. 26, 1892.

Christ is our Lord

Lola P.
Wife of
Wesley S. Kerr
and daughter of
H.M. & E.A.M. Stoddard
Oct. 5, 1876.
23 Yrs 5 Mos & 22 ds

Rejoicing in hope patient
in tribulation


Wesley S. Kerr
1847 -- 1931

Asleep in Jesus


Mary M. Johnson
wife of
Wesley S. Kerr
1855 -- 1929

At Rest

Alexina Kerr
April 27, 1885
Feb. 6, 1950

God is and all is well

William [____ch]e
[can't read] 1905
[can't read] 1905

Alex Lackey
June 4, 1811
Oct. 1, 1911

Walter Howard Page
Aug. 13, 1858 -- May 6, 1959
His wife
Lelia Maude Greaver
Dec. 23, 1887 -- Jan. 14, 1968

Robert P. Greaver
Dec. 4, 1861 -- Aug. 18, 1948
his wife
Naomi A. Stoddard
July 9, 1863 -- Dec. 25, 1921


Ruth Conway
Daughter of
R [P] & N.A. Greaver
[Au_] [__] 18[68]
[_____ __ ] 1884

Lelia F.
1856 -- 1910

Samuel B. Denny
1791 -- 1872
his wife
Naomi Loving
1792 -- 1872


John E.
Oct. 6, 1877
Nov. 14, 1940

Ora C.
Nov. 9, 1878
Dec. 18, 1958

H. M. Stoddard
Dec. 19, 1867
37 Yrs & 5 Mo

Asleep in Jesus

Eliza A. M.
Wife of
H. M. Stoddard
Dec. 29, 1881
53 Yr 11 Mo & 12 ds

God gave He took He will restore

Mary E. Stoddard
April 29, 1890
October 16, 1974

Emma Louise Stoddard
July 31, 1887
June 5, 1955

Maynard B. Stoddard
Dec. 8, 1854
Apr. 24, 1934
his wife
Mary Inskip Miller
Jan. 6, 1858
Mar. 3, 1926


Olivia Hawkins
October 1, 1970

Herbert Conway
Son of
M. B. & M. I. Stoddard
Died Dec. 1[2], 1885
Aged 3 Yr 11 Mo 12 ds

Horace C.
Son of
M. B. & M. I. Stoddard
June 5, 1883
3 Yr [11] Mo 12 ds

Suffer the little children to
come unto me.

Continued on next page

Click here to view photos & a diagram of Butler, Kerr and Stoddard plots

Click here to view a separate listing of Butler and Stoddard burials at Thornrose compiled by the secretary of Thornrose cemetery ca. 1986.

Click here to view a map of this cemetery.

Submitted by: Susan Shields Sasek. Dean Robert Sasek, Sr., Shaun Dickenson and I visited this cemetery in August 2002 & copied the above inscriptions & took the photos.

My notes or items I had difficulty reading are in brackets [ ].

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