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Works Project Administration – Articles from Rockingham County

CEMETERIES

Bear Graveyard
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HETED ICH DASDU UCHSTRIRBTIS DER
INKEINESUENDEWIL DANSENES FIEGE
LIGESTUNDTHISTWI FAELD GOT DARUM
DERGOTTES GEBOT EILETER MHDHMAD
DEMBOESKEN LEBEN
On the side of the stone is this inscription: WHEIR 4. 7. 14 IST
GESTD 12 FERA 1780

ISTGE Jacob Bear
STORB departed this life
D27 N May 17, 1827
1791 Aged 61 years, 5 months, 17 days.

7. ART:
Photograph.

8. SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
Informants: Mrs. Fannie Bear, Miss Elizabeth Bear, Mrs. Mary F. Kiser, Mrs. W.F. Herring, Shenandoah,
Virginia.

September 9, 1936 C.C. Morris
Shenandoah, VA

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