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Richardson Family Cemetery
Church View, Middlesex County, Virginia

Lat: 37° 40' 39"N, Lon: 76° 40' 51"W

Contributed by Jeannette Seitz, Mar 10, 2005, last edited Aug 17, 2007 [j-gen@cox.net]. Total records = 21.

This cemetery is at the Intersection of US Hwy 17, Edgehill Rd. (Rt. 612) and Ware's Bridge Rd. (Rt. 602). It is across from the Hermitage Baptist Church.

This cemetery is in a rural, agricultural area and the nearest town would be Saluda, VA a few miles to the southeast on Highway 17. This cemetery is located across the road from Hermitage Baptist Church and adjacent to a private home.

I assume maintenance of the cemetery (which is in excellent condition) is done by the property owners or descendents. This cemetery dates back to the 1890s.

The transcription was done from photos taken from outside the cemetery wall by Criss Faison in November 2004. A little research on my part reveals that the individuals buried here are William T. and Sarah Richardson and their relatives (children, grandchildren, in-laws).

- Jeannette Seitz

Broughton, Esther Louise, 9 Mar 1951 is the only date, s/w Lucy F. Richardson
Northam, Frank L., d. 18 Sep 1898, "Son of G. R. and Sallie Northam"
Northam, George Richard, b. 1863, d. 1941, s/w Sallie J. Richardson Northam
Northam, Sallie J. Richardson, b. 1875, d. 1920, s/w George R. Northam
Northam, William Thomas, b. 14 Jul 1916, d. 16 Sep 1916, "Son of G. R. and Sallie Northam"
Richardson, Berkley Garnett, b. 18 Jul 1900, d. 5 Mar 1901
Richardson, Berkley Smith, b. 5 Mar 1866, d. 21 Jul 1939, "A Friend to all"
Richardson, Betty T., b. 1889, d. 1960
Richardson, Emma Northam, b. 5 May 1878, d. 29 May 1955, "Wife of Percy L. Richardson"
Richardson, Fannie Northam, b. 12 Apr 1866, d. 9 Sep 1900, "Beloved wife of B. S. Richardson"
Richardson, Henry Clopton, b. 1905, d. 1951
Richardson, Linwood, b. Sep 1902, d. 5 Oct 1920
Richardson, Lucy Figner, 3 Mar 1973 is the only date, s/w Esther L. Broughton
Richardson, Percy L., b. 25 Dec 1871, death date obscured, "CPL 4 Artillery SP AM War"
Richardson, Sarah, b. 24 Sep 1835, d. 11 Oct 1893, "Mother", "Beloved wife of William T. Richardson", "Thy name we engrave here, Thy memory in our hearts"
Richardson, Urania, b. 1878, d. 1941
Richardson, W. Dorsey, b. 10 Oct 1917, d. 2 Oct 1955, "Virginia PFC 375 ORD HAM CO World War II BSM-PH"
Richardson, William H., b. 14 Feb 1807, d. 20 Apr 1894, "At Rest"
Richardson, William Thomas, b. 27 Mar 1839, d. 14 Feb 1909, "Father", "At Rest"
Rock, Eugenia Waller Richardson, b. 19 Feb 1868, d. 10 Nov 1915, "Beloved wife of Everett Dorsie Rock", "Daughter of William Thomas and Sarah Richardson"
Ware, Lucille R., b. 1915, d. 2003 (no headstone - plaque left by Bristow-Faulkner funeral home)

 

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