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Rockmill Cemetery
Areanum, Buckingham County, Virginia

Lat: 37° 26' 48"N, Lon: 78° 30' 41"W, approx.

Contributed by Jim Cooke, Jan 31, 2006 [jecooke88@hotmail.com]. Total records = 2.

From Buckingham Courthouse: Proceed south on Rt 633 to Willis River. Cross the river and lying to the right (west) side of Rt 633 is "Rockmill Farm", Cemetery is located adjacent to & south of Farm house in a field on the west side of Rt 633.

The originally was the estate of Nathaniel Lancaster, and this is their private burial site. It only has the stone for him and his daughter with a stone. There might be others buried here.

It is situated in a farmfield, northwest of the intersection of Hwy 609 and 633 in the community of Areanum VA. Cemetery was in good condition. The land is now owned by the Steve Rainey family.

I walked this cemetery in 1980. This includes all existing and legible markers and stones at that time.

- Jim Cooke

Christian, Hester Ann, b. 16 Mar 1821, d. 5 May 1852, w/o Samuel B. Christian, d/o Nathaniel Lancaster & Sarah R. Cooke
Lancaster, Nathaniel, b. 27 Sep 1790 Cumberland Co. VA, d. 19 Mar 1841, s/o John Lancaster & Margaretta Druscilla LeGrand, h/o Sarah R. Cooke

 

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