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Pullett United Methodist Cemetery
Worcester County, Maryland

11904 Blueberry Road, Whaleyville, Maryland 21872

Lat: 38° 24' 17"N, Lon: 75° 18' 11"W

Contributed by Joshua Jenkins, Jan 04, 2008, last edited Dec 10, 2010 [josh@joshjenkins.net]. Total records = 142.

To reach the cemetery from the Whaleyville vicinity, take Sheppards Crossing Road N from 610 (Whaleyville Road), then make a right onto Blueberry Road in approximately 750 feet. Cemetery will be on right-hand side opposite church.

This cemetery is called Pullet Chapel Cemetery on the USGS map. It is also known as the Whaleysville Cemetery.

This is an AA cemetery and I found it in decent condition, however many stones/graves are unmarked, partially buried, broken/in disrepair.

Mr. Armstrong and his son spoke with me from across the way at the small church. He explained the church is not in use anymore but the burial grounds are.

When facing the cemetery, if you look to the left there is a small mound, which Mr. Armstrong explained was a small family cemetery for the Hammond family. It has been moved to a new cemetery in Pittsville, as Mr. Hammond did not like the location.

I walked and transcribed all existing headstones in this cemetery Dec, 2007.

- Joshua Jenkins

Legend:

b/l = blank entry
broke/s = stone is broken
bur/s = (could not read part but may be legible)
d/o = daughter of
dup = more than one stone/marker
erode = very eroded
fallen = stone has fallen
f/m = funeral marker (mostly metal, some plastic)
f/mo = funeral marker only (no stone)
flat/s = flat stone marker
f/s = footstone
h/c = hand-chiseled stone
p/b = partially buried
pic = actual photograph on stone
s/by = stone by
slab = stone slab-type marker
spec = special piped-off section
s/mt = small monument
s/o = son of
s/w = stone with
w/o = wife of

Armstrong, Alvin James, b. Apr 21, 1941, d. Apr 4, 1990, s/by Ranzie E. Armstrong and Mary C. Armstrong, "Pvt US Army Vietnam"
Armstrong, Calvin, b. Nov 2, 1902, d. Dec 7, 1996, s/by Stella Armstrong and Donald R. Ferebee
Armstrong, Charles L, b. Dec 19, 1957, d. Jan 7, 2001, s/by Clarence Brown, Jr., "Pvt US Army"
Armstrong, Della M, b. 1880, d. 1950, s/w Isaiah W. Armstrong, s/by Louis M. Armstrong and Ruby Mae Armstrong
Armstrong, Edward, b. 1906, d. 1978, f/mo
Armstrong, George A, b. May 16, 1910, d. Dec 24, 1966, s/w Leola S. Armstrong, s/by Ranzie E. Armstrong
Armstrong, Isaiah W, b. 1876, d. 1963, s/w Della M. Armstrong, s/by Louis M. Armstrong and Ruby Mae Armstrong
Armstrong, Isaiah, b. Jul 10, ?, d. ?, f/mo, "age 50" "Louis N. Watson Funeral Home"
Armstrong, Leola S, b. Jun 27, 1911, d. Feb 26, 1977, s/w George A. Armstrong, s/by Ranzie E. Armstrong
Armstrong, Louis E (Sr.), b. 1912, d. 1996, f/mo, "Louis N. Watson Funeral Home, Salisbury, Maryland"
Armstrong, Louis M, b. 1917, d. b/l, s/w Ruby Mae Armstrong, s/by Isaiah W. Armstrong and Della M. Armstrong
Armstrong, Mary C, b. 1922, d. 2007, f/mo, ****, s/by Alvin James Armstrong, "Lewis N. Watson Funeral Home (Salisbury, Maryland)"
Armstrong, Maude T, b. 1902, d. 1998, s/by Stella Armstrong, f/mo, "Lewis N. Watson Funeral Home (Salisbury, Maryland)"
Armstrong, Ranzie E, b. Jul 22, 1932, d. Sep 5, 1988, s/by George A. Armstrong, Leola S. Armstrong and Alvin James Armstrong, "CPL US Army KOREA"
Armstrong, Ruby Mae, b. 1930, d. 1965, s/w Louis M. Armstrong, s/by Isaiah W. Armstrong and Della M. Armstrong, pic
Armstrong, Shirley Mae, b. Dec 9, 1935, d. Jul 6, 2003, s/by Addie ?, flat/s, "Beloved wife and grandmom", f/m, "Jolley Memorial Chapel"
Armstrong, Stella, b. 1898, d. 1970, slab, s/by Maude T. Armstrong and Calvin Armstrong
Barton, Frederick H, b. Dec 6, 1915, d. Sep 14, 2004, flat/s, spec, "PFC US Army WWII"
Beckett, Isaac Z, b. Sep 5, 1937, d. Feb 21, 1990, s/w Luretta D. Beckett, s/by Addie
Beckett, Luretta D, b. Oct 12, 1934, d. b/l, s/w Isaac Z. Beckett, s/by Addie
Briddell, Francis William, b. Nov 6, 1926, d. Apr 4, 1993, s/by Lewis S. Briddell, "US Army WWII"
Briddell, Geneva H, b. 1954, d. 2005, s/by John L. Fortune and Angeline Fortune, f/mo
Briddell, Lewis S, b. 1924, d. 1978, s/by Francis William Briddell, flat/s, "STM 1 US Navy WWII"
Brown, Clarence (Jr), b. 1947, d. 2005, s/by Susie Mae Rounds and Charles L. Armstrong, f/mo, "Bennie Smith Funeral Home"
Conway, Mildred Hackett, b. Jun 24, 1918, d. Jul 2, 1968, d/o Henry Showell and Viola Showell
Cottman, Samuel E, b. Oct 18, 1923, d. Jan 28, 1997, "PFC US Army WWII"
Dale, Beatrice R, b. 1903, d. 1969, s/w Wilbur L. Dale, s/by Cecilia Dale Price and Sylvester G. Duncan
Dale, Clara, b. 1892, d. 1941, "sister"
Dale, Peter A, b. 1872, d. 1956, s/w Sarah E. Dale, "father"
Dale, Sarah E, b. 1874, d. 1956, s/w Peter A. Dale, "mother"
Dale, Wilbur L, b. 1900, d. 1954, s/w Beatrice R. Dale, s/by Cecilia Dale Price and Sylvester G. Duncan
Dalton, Bessie M, b. 1894, d. 1971, s/by Harry L. Jones and unmarked
Dalton, Mamie, b. 1884, d. 1942, flat/s
Davis, Annie B, b. Apr 17, 1880, d. Sep 27, 1962, s/w Harry W. Davis, s/by John A. Whaley
Davis, Carrie, b. Apr 30, 1914, d. Sep 1, 1997, s/w Walter Davis, married Jan 28, 1944
Davis, Harry W, b. Apr 3, 1881, d. Jul 26, 1957, s/w Annie B. Davis, s/by John A. Whaley
Davis, Issac R, b. Sep 17, 1860, d. Jul 27, 1940, flat/s, s/by Sarah J. Davis
Davis, John E, b. Jun 11, 1886, d. May 17, 1947, fallen, f/s
Davis, John H, b. Nov 6, 1912, d. b/l, s/w Maude D. Davis, spec
Davis, John R, b. Apr 12, 1881, d. Jun 5, 1911, s/by Andy Whaley and Sarah J. Davis
Davis, Maude D, b. May 22, 1920, d. May 25, 1995, s/w John H. Davis, spec
Davis, Millie L, b. Aug 16, 1888, d. Nov 17, 1962, spec
Davis, Sarah J, b. 1858, d. 1927, s/by John R. Davis and Issac R. Davis
Davis, Virginia R, b. Nov 17, 1917, d. Jul 28, 1977, s/by Wolfred Williams, Claire Kate Williams, Nancy Jane Williams, Robert Eli Williams and Isaac Henry Williams, flat/s
Davis, Walter, b. Aug 18, 1915, d. Jan 18, 1998, s/w Carrie Davis, married Jan 28, 1944
Dickerson, L Annie M, b. May 11, 1879, d. Oct 18, 1900, "aged 21 years 5 months 7 days", f/s "L. A. M. D."
Dickson, George E, p/b, s/by Elmer Dixon and unmarked, "Pennsylvania PFC 20 Engineer Co WWI", slab
Dixon, Della, b. 1895, d. 1966, s/by Elmer Dixon
Dixon, Elmer, b. 1895, d. 1963, s/by Della Dixon and George E. Dickson
Duncan, Eliza J, b. Jul 14, 1826, d. Feb 9, 1906, w/o Noker Duncan
Duncan, George W, b. Jul 4, 1883, d. Jul 8, 1963, s/by Sylvester G. Duncan, Sarah E. Dale and Peter A. Dale, slab
Duncan, Harrison T, b. 1911, d. 2001, s/by Vanessa A. Shockley, f/mo, "Louis N. Watson Funeral Home"
Duncan, Irving Wilson, b. Oct 12, 1908, d. Feb 28, 1983, s/by Henry Benjamin Showell, flat/s, "PFC US Army WWII"
Duncan, Sylvester G, b. Feb 12, 1919, d. Jan 7, 1973, s/by Wilbur L. Dale, Beatrice R. Dale and George W. Duncan
Ferebee, Donald R, b. 1952, d. 1979, s/by Calvin Armstrong and Louise A. Sample
Fortune, Angeline, b. 1918, d. b/l, s/w John L. Fortune, s/by Geneva H. Briddell
Fortune, John L, b. 1912, d. 1993, f/m, s/w Angeline Fortune, s/by Geneva H. Briddell
Franklin, Emeline, b. c.1834, d. Jun, 1905, s/w Isaac Franklin, "aged 71 years"
Franklin, Isaac, b. c.1836, d. Feb, 1895, s/w Emeline Franklin, f/s "aged 58 years"
Hackett, B McKinley, b. Aug 6, 1942, d. Mar 31, 1991, flat/s, s/by M. Frances Handy
Hammond, Margaret W, b. 1902, d. 1954, slab, s/by Alfred B. Jones
Handy, Cecelia, b. 1884, d. 1969, s/by Nathaniel T. Handy, flat/s.
Handy, M Frances, b. 1903, d. 1972, s/by B. McKinley Hackett, Jr and Nathaniel T. Handy, flat/s
Handy, Nathaniel T, b. 1902, d. 1984, s/by M. Frances Handy and Cecelia Handy, f/m, "Fooks Mortuary, Denton, Maryland"
Holland, Ida M, b. Apr 28, 1897, d. Jul 2, 1974, s/w Lemuel H. Holland
Holland, Lemuel H, b. Jun 20, 1896, d. Jun 22, 1982, s/w Ida M. Holland
Jarmon, Lee R, b. Jun 5, 1910, d. Dec 1, 1998, s/w Mary B. Jarmon, f/m, spec
Jarmon, Mary B, b. Jul 28, 1911, d. May 1, 1991, s/w Lee R. Jarmon, spec
Jones, Alfred B, b. 1916, d. 1954, slab, f/m, s/by Margaret W. Hammond
Jones, Delois J, b. Sep 30, 1936, d. b/l, s/w Millard E. Jones, s/by Norman E. Jones and Martha A. Jones
Jones, G H, d. Sep 9, 1846, s/by ? Lee Showell, h/c, erode
Jones, Harry L, b. Mar 19, 1884, d. May 19, 1968, s/by Marshall E. Roberts and unmarked, slab, "aged 84 years 2 months 0 days" "West Funeral Home"
Jones, Martha A, b. 1899, d. 1977, s/w Norman E. Jones, s/by Delois J. Jones and Millard E. Jones
Jones, Millard E, b. Oct 6, 1921, d. Nov 6, 1996, s/w Delois J. Jones, s/by Norman E. Jones and Martha A. Jones
Jones, Norman E, b. Jun 3, 1893, d. Feb 24, 1968, s/w Martha A. Jones, s/by Delois J. Jones and Millard E. Jones, dup, f/m, "Pvt US Army WWI"
Jones, Vivian M, b. Nov 29, 1895, d. Jul 18, 1993, s/by Anna D. Smith, flat/s
Jones, William K, b. Aug 5, 1915, d. Aug 6, 1972, "MD S1 US Navy WWII"
Lawber, Amelia G, b. 1845, d. Aug 31, 1907, w/o Rev. B. F. Lawber, s/by Benjamin Lowber, f/s, "aged 62 years"
Leonard, Clifton Lee, b. Jun 15, 1916, d. Dec 28, 1983, s/o Gertrude Leonard and Carvey Leonard
Leonard, Gertrude, b. 1894, d. 1977, s/w Wilford Leonard, s/by Clifton Lee Leonard, "mother"
Leonard, Linford, b. May 23, 1938, d. Dec 16, 1996, s/by unmarked slabs and Clifton Lee Leonard
Leonard, Lloyd, b. 1918, d. 2002, f/mo, "Watson Funeral Home"
Leonard, Wilford, b. 1929, d. 1955, s/w Gertrude Leonard, s/by Clifton Lee Leonard, "son"
Lober, Margaret A, b. Mar 28, 1849, d. Jul 24, 1914, w/o Rev. B. F. Lober, s/by Benjamin Lowber, f/s
Lowber, Benjamin, no dates, s/by Amelia G. Lawber and Margaret A. Lober, "Co. D. U.S.C. Inf."
Lowry, Gertrude, b. Jun 22, 1866, d. Jan 15, 1906, w/o William B. Lowry, s/mt, "aged 39 years, 7 months, 7 days"
Mumford, Annie Mae, b. 1899, d. 1975, s/w Peter Edward Mumford, s/by unmarked, slab
Mumford, Peter Edward, b. 1891, d. 1951, s/w Annie Mae Mumford, s/by unmarked, slab
Postley, Addie, b. 1882, d. 1966, s/w Thomas P. Postley
Postley, Thomas P, b. 1870, d. 1955, s/w Addie Postley
Predow, Hattie Showell, b. Oct 9, 1902, d. Nov 18, 1955, s/by Florence R. Showell, slab
Price, Cecilia Dale, b. 1919, d. 1952, s/by Larry S. Williams, Wilbur L. Dale and Beatrice R. Dale
Pullett, George W, b. Jan 11 1816, d. Feb 18, 1893, erode, s/by Henrietta Pullett, "aged 77 years"
Pullitt, Henrietta, b. Dec 25, 1833, d. Mar 31, 1917, erode, s/by George W. Pullett
Rider, Laura Hager, b. 1862, d. 1929, s/by Morgan Rider
Rider, Morgan, b. c.1855, d. 1934, s/by Laura Hager Rider, "79 years"
Roberts, Marshall E, b. 1898, d. 1961, s/by J marker and Harry L. Jones
Roberts, Sara H, b. 1892, d. 1979, slab, f/m, "Watson and Whaley"
Rounds, Susie Mae, b. 1926, d. 2006, s/by Clarence Brown, Sr., f/mo, "Bennie smith Funeral Home"
Sample, Louise A, b. 1907, d. 1979, s/by Donald R. Ferebee, f/mo, "Watson Funeral Home"
Shockley, Fulton S, b. Jun 22, 1921, d. Jan 29, 1992, "Tec 5 US Army WWII, Purple Heart"
Shockley, Vanessa A, b. 1958, d. 2007, s/by Harrison T. Duncan and Robert Lee Taylor, f/mo, "Louis N. Watson Funeral Home"
Showell, ? Lee, b. Jun 10, 1923, d. Aug 6, 1924, s/by G. H. Jones, h/c, erode, f/s
Showell, Alvin F, b. 1908, d. 1936, s/w Ranzie J. Showell, Elizabeth Showell, Helen V. Showell, Phyllis A. Showell, Robert Showell and Isaac W. Showell, f/m
Showell, Charles Henry (Sr), b. Oct 2, 1921, d. Oct 6, 1993, s/w Rosalee Purnell Showell, dup, flat/s, "Tec 5 US Army"
Showell, Charles W, b. Apr 23, 1920, d. May 24, 1920, f/s
Showell, Elizabeth, b. 1892, d. 1933, s/w Ranzie J. Showell, Alvin F. Showell, Helen V. Showell, Phyllis A. Showell, Robert Showell and Isaac W. Showell
Showell, Ernest R, b. Oct 21, 1931, d. Jul 7, 1956, flat/s, "Maryland A2C 6520 Test Spt Wg AF Korea
Showell, Ernest W, b. Jul 5, 1899, d. Mar 30, 1968, s/w b/l
Showell, Florence R, b. Apr 22, 1903, d. Jan 4, 1959, s/by Hattie Showell Predow and William T. Showell, slab
Showell, Helen V, b. 1915, d. 1936, s/w Ranzie J. Showell, Elizabeth Showell, Alvin F. Showell, Phyllis A. Showell, Robert Showell and Isaac W. Showell, f/m
Showell, Henry Benjamin, b. Aug 24, 1895, d. May 8, 1984, s/w Viola Showell, s/by Irving Wilson Duncan, dup, "Pvt US Army WWI"
Showell, Isaac W, b. 1906, d. 1976, s/w Ranzie J. Showell, Elizabeth Showell, Alvin F. Showell, Helen V. Showell, Phyllis A. Showell and Robert Showell
Showell, Levin C, p/b, slab
Showell, Margaret, b. 1873, d. 1931, s/w Thomas J. Showell, "mother"
Showell, Phyllis A, b/l, s/w Ranzie J. Showell, Elizabeth Showell, Alvin F. Showell, Helen V. Showell, Robert Showell and Isaac W. Showell
Showell, Ranzie J, b. 1898, d. 1932, s/w Elizabeth Showell, Alvin F. Showell, Helen V. Showell, Phyllis A. Showell, Robert Showell and Isaac W. Showell
Showell, Robert, b. 1876, d. 1952, s/w Ranzie J. Showell, Elizabeth Showell, Alvin F. Showell, Helen V. Showell, Phyllis A. Showell and Isaac W. Showell
Showell, Rosalee Purnell, b. Mar 9, 1923, d. May 14, 1995, s/w Charles Henry Showell, Sr., dup, flat/s
Showell, Thomas J, b. 1868, d. 1936, s/w Margaret Showell, "father"
Showell, Viola, b. May 26, 1902, d. Feb 27, 1988, s/w Henry Benjamin Showell
Showell, William (Jr), b. 1926, d. 1998, flat/s, f/m, s/by unmarked, "Bill, Jake", "Louis N. Watson Funeral Home"
Showell, William T, b. Dec 25, 1896, d. Jul 28, 1966, s/by Florence R. Showell and unmarked slab, "Maryland Pvt 16 Co 154 Depot Brig WWI", slab
Simms, Gary L, b. Jun 29, 1948, d. Jul 1, 2006, "MSgt US Army Vietnam", spec
Smack, Henry H, b. 1898, d. b/l, s/w Mary S. Smack, spec
Smith, Anna D, b. Oct 7, 1905, d. Jun 2, 1996, s/by Vivan M. Jones, flat/s
Taylor, Robert Lee, b. 1952, d. 2002, s/by Vanessa A. Shockley, f/mo, "Louis N. Watson Funeral Home"
Tingle, Charles A, b. 1906, d. 1970, s/w Charles E. Tingle, Jennie C. Tingle and Maude E. Tingle
Tingle, Charles E, b. 1880, d. 1957, s/w Jennie C. Tingle, Charles A. Tingle and Maude E. Tingle
Tingle, Jennie C, b. 1886, d, 1962, s/w Charles E. Tingle, Charles A. Tingle and Maude E. Tingle
Tingle, Maude E, b. 1902, d. 1998, s/w Charles E. Tingle, Jennie C. Tingle and Charles A. Tingle
Whaley, Andy, b. 1830, d. 1915, f/s, "Aunt", "Erected by H. Lee and Edward P. Timmons", s/by John R. Davis
Whaley, Clarcy, b. Aug 29, 1832, d. Oct 29, 1903, w/o John Whaley
Whaley, John A, b. Jul 19, 1900, d. Mar 17, 1931, s/o Annie B. Davis, s/by Annie B. Davis and Harry W. Davis
Williams, Anita E, b. Jan 1, 1923, d. Oct 25, 1987, s/w Joseph W. Williams
Williams, Claire Kate, b. 1882, d. 1932, s/w Wolfred Williams, Nancy Jane Williams, Robert Eli Williams and Isaac Henry Williams, s/by Virginia R. Davis
Williams, Isaac Henry, b. 1910, d. 1943, s/w Wolfred Williams, Claire Kate Williams, Nancy Jane Williams and Robert Eli Williams, s/by Virginia R. Davis
Williams, Joseph W, b. Jan 6, 1922, d. b/l, s/w Anita E. Williams
Williams, Larry S, b. 1951, d. 1971, f/mo, s/by unmarked and Cecilia Dale Price
Williams, Nancy Jane, b. 1904, d. 1932, s/w Wolfred Williams, Claire Kate Williams, Robert Eli Williams and Isaac Henry Williams, s/by Virginia R. Davis
Williams, Robert Eli, d. 1943, s/w Wolfred Williams, Claire Kate Williams, Nancy Jane Williams, and Isaac Henry Williams, s/by Virginia R. Davis
Williams, Wolfred, no dates, s/w Claire Kate Williams, Nancy Jane Williams, Robert Eli Williams, and Isaac Henry Williams, s/by Virginia R. Davis, "Infant" , b/l

Misc:
??, Addie, s/by Isaac Z. Beckett, Luretta D. Beckett and Shirley Mae Armstrong, *5, f/m
H, M, f/s **
Hammond, Charles, ***
P_, Sallie Mary, w/o ?, broke/s, bur/s, erode, f/s "S.M.P."

Notes:
1 Unmarked grave near Ernest R. Showell
1 Unmarked grave near Larry S. Williams
3 Unmarked stone slabs by Charles Hammond’s grave
1 Unmarked stone slab by William T. Showell
1 Unmarked stone slab by Harry L. Jones and Bessie M. Dalton
3 Unmarked stone slabs by Lloyd Leonard and Linford Leonard
3 Unmarked stone slabs by George E. Dickson, Peter Edward Mumford and Annie Mae Mumford
3 Unmarked stone slabs by William Showell, Jr.
7 Unmarked stone slabs
1 Unmarked rough cut stone adjacent to the unmarked stone slab by William T. Showell
2 graves, both with wooden crosses, one that is broken
3 Unknown footstones – could be related to those already listed
1 funeral marker only – no name, b. 1918, d. b/l
"_" denotes missing numeral/letter
3 "A" marker only
3 "B" markers in spec
2 "J" markers in spec
1 "J" marker only – near Jones graves, by Marshall E. Roberts
3 "Tingle" markers
** = f/s only found
*** = crude cement name marker on top of stone slab – only "Hammo" part of surname shown but because of other graves/information on cemetery, I suspect and list as Hammond
**** = this was Mr. Armstrong’s mother
*5 = wood cross with "Addie" in given name location. Rest of letters (potential middle name) and surname are all gone. No weathering spots on cross to indicate what the letters may have been. I searched the general area and found the letter "D" so this may be part of the surname. The funeral marker is completely blank.

 

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