Larr Family Cemetery


This is a small fenced cemetery containing four gravestones located off Citadel Road near the intersection of I26 and US601 in Orangeburg, South Carolina (See Map).

Rachel Rickenbacker Larr

IN / Memory of / MRS. RACHEL LARR / Who departed this life / In the triumphs of a gospel / Faith / On the 17th September 1851 / Aged 45 Years, / 5 Months / And 11 Days. / She sleeps in death / To rest with God. /. Amen. / R. D. White

Lavinia Vasthi Larr

IN / Memory of / MISS LAVINIA VASTHI / LARR. / Who departed this life / On the 8th Oct 1832. / Aged 8 Yyears 4 Months. / And 28 Days. / R.D. White

Washington Postell Larr

WASHINGTON POSTELL LARR / was born Oct 31st 1837 and / departed this life on the 11th of / June 1861. At the first call of hi[s] / state he attached himself to the / 1st Regiment of S.C. While on / Morris Island he was attacked by / a fatal disease which ended his / earthly career. Thus he fell a / martyr for the cause of his stat[e.] / He had been a member of the / M. E. Church for 10 years "He now / rests from his labors." / "There remaineth therefore a / rest for the people of God." / "Happy spirit thou art fled, / Where no grief can entrance find; / Lulled to rest the aching head, / Soothed the anguish of the mind; / Every tear is wiped away, / Sighs no more shall hurt thy breast; / For night is lost in endless day, And sorrow in eternal rest."

Caroline Larr Rast

Caroline Rast, aged 28 yrs, 8 mos. Born 22 Sept 1833, Died 22 May 1862.
(Data from "Cemeteries of Families of Amelia Township and ...")
Caroline was the wife of Frederick Mathias Rast (1834-1866).

Copyright © by J. E. Rickenbacker. All rights reserved.

8-29-09