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Heritage: Efforts to document private cemeteries continue in Virginia Beach

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE SIGMA — On a February Sunday afternoon, Barbara Henley, a farmer who represents the Princess Anne District on the Virginia Beach City Council, traveled to the Cromwell family’s farm to examine a small, historic private graveyard near the… Continue Reading

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Citywide historical effort includes focus on African American church, family cemeteries

  THE INDEPENDENT NEWS CREEDS — People gathered at the Senior Resource Center, Inc., this past month to discuss documenting historic family and church cemeteries. A focus of the meeting was documenting graves and verifying information at private cemeteries where African Americans… Continue Reading

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History: Seeking volunteers to document family cemeteries

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS PUNGO — The research group at the Senior Resource Center, Inc., in Creeds will build upon and update historical data documenting family cemeteries in the former Princess Anne County, and those involved in the effort seek help… Continue Reading