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Shenandoah County
Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Shenandoah County

Index to Locations

  • Edinburg Cedarwood Cemetery
  • Edinburg Old Edinburg Cemetery
  • Mt. Jackson Mt. Jackson Cemetery
  • New Market Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Woodstock Unknown location
  • Woodstock Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Woodstock Massanutten Cemetery


    Cedarwood Cemetery
    Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Harrison Holt Riddleberger (1844-1890) — also known as Harrison H. Riddleberger — of Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Va.; Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Va., October 4, 1844. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1871-75; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1876; Shenandoah County Commonwealth Attorney, 1876-80; member of Virginia state senate, 1879-82; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1883-89. German ancestry. Died in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va., January 24, 1890 (age 45 years, 112 days). Interment at Cedarwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Madison J. Riddleberger (1809-1880) and Susan (Shryock) Riddleberger (1815-1890); married to Emma V. Belew (1846-1916); father of Frank Belew Riddleberger (1872-1965; who married Annie Riddleberger); grandfather of James Williams Riddleberger (1904-1982); granduncle of Raymond Walker Riddleberger; first cousin twice removed of Harry Earl Riddleberger.
      Political family: Riddleberger family of Woodstock, Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Edinburg Cemetery
    Palmyra Church Road
    Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Burder B. Bowman (1860-1951) — of Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Va. Born February 27, 1860. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1916 (alternate), 1920 (alternate), 1924; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Died April 27, 1951 (age 91 years, 59 days). Interment at Old Edinburg Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bowman (1810-1883) and Sarah Ann (Johnson) Bowman (1821-1892).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Jackson Cemetery
    Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Burgess E. Nelson (1890-1966) — of Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va., July 24, 1890. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 25th District, 1944-47; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Lutheran. Died March 3, 1966 (age 75 years, 222 days). Interment at Mt. Jackson Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
    New Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Ernest H. Clinedinst (1884-1926) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Virginia, September 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1921; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Died, from lobar pneumonia and "La Grippe" (influenza), in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, April 6, 1926 (age 41 years, 195 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Ohio; cenotaph at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia


    Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
    127 East High Street
    Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Green Berry Samuels (1806-1859) — of Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Shenandoah County, Va., February 1, 1806. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia 18th District, 1839-41; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1850-51; circuit judge in Virginia, 1850; Judge, Virginia Court of Appeals, 1852. Died in Richmond, Va., January 5, 1859 (age 52 years, 338 days). Interment at Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Maria Coffman (1812-1844); uncle of Benjamin M. Samuels; first cousin of Isaac Samuels Pennybacker; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Pennybacker Douglass (1820-?); third cousin once removed of Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker.
      Political family: Pennybacker-Anderson family of Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Massanutten Cemetery
    Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      James Williams Riddleberger (1904-1982) — also known as James W. Riddleberger — of Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Washington, D.C., September 21, 1904. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Geneva, as of 1932; U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1953-57; Greece, 1958-59; Austria, 1962-67. Died in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va., October 16, 1982 (age 78 years, 25 days). Interment at Massanutten Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank Belew Riddleberger (1872-1965) and Annie Riddleberger; married 1931 to Amelia A. Otken (1905-1997); grandson of Harrison Holt Riddleberger (1844-1890); second cousin of Raymond Walker Riddleberger; third cousin of Harry Earl Riddleberger.
      Political family: Riddleberger family of Woodstock, Virginia.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Annie Riddleberger (1874-1949) — also known as Anna R. Williams; Mrs. F. B. Riddleberger — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio; Shenandoah, Page County, Va.; Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in White County, Ga., 1874. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924. Female. Died in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va., 1949 (age about 75 years). Interment at Massanutten Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 10, 1902, to Frank Belew Riddleberger (1872-1965; son of Harrison Holt Riddleberger); mother of James Williams Riddleberger (1904-1982).
      Political family: Riddleberger family of Woodstock, Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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