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Hunters Cave, Greene County, Pennsylvania
Lat: 39° 55' 02"N, Lon: 80° 17' 03"W
Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Apr 06, 2009, last edited May 14, 2009
Total records = 8.
From the Route 18/Route 21 split in west Waynesburg, follow Route
21 West approximately 5 miles to the town of Rogersville. Before
crossing the bridge in town, turn right on to Lightner Run and follow
for 3.2 miles until it intersects with Hopewell Ridge Road. Turn
right onto Hopewell Ridge Road and continue for another .4 miles.
There will be a large gate on your right where you can park. The
cemetery is just off the road through this gate in amongst several
large hedge apple trees. Despite its close proximity to the road
it will be difficult to see because all the stones but one are down.
There is a large brick house just up the road from the cemetery.
The Pierce family lives here and they own the land and farm on
which the cemetery sits. Please ask permission from the land owner
before going to the cemetery. Many years ago this farm belonged
to John Ely.
I must thank local residents Garrett Miller, Sue Miller and Dick
Ely who each gave me insight as to where this cemetery might be
located as I had little other information to go on.
The cemetery is in very poor condition and is not maintained.
Most stones are still legible however. I also found one fieldstone
I walked the cemetery on 04 Apr 2009. This transcription is complete
and includes all existing stones. I also have digital photographs
of all the stones as well as many views of the cemetery itself
and would share them with anyone interested.
- Brad Jarvis
|b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
( ) = author's comments
|s/o = son of
s/w = shares stone with
w/o = wife of
Graham, George W., d. 19 Jan 1839, Aged 3y 1m 17d, s/o
G. & S.
Graham, George, d. 9 Apr 1880, Aged 73y 8m 15d
Graham, James W., d. 24 Dec 1848, Aged 2y 10m 18d, s/o
G. & S.
Graham, Mary J., d. 5 Mar 1845, Aged 5y 3m 25d, d/o G.
Graham, Sarah B., d. 26 May 1866, Aged 64y 6m 25d, w/o
Phillips, Lydia, d. 11 ? 1871, Aged 64y ?m ?d, Our Mother,
(Month of death may be February), (Stone is badly worn)
Phillips, Willie B., d. ? Jan 18??, Aged 6y 3m 27d, s/o
O.S. & Charity, (Stone is badly worn)
Woods, William S., d. 1 Jan 1839, Aged 16m 24d, s/o Samuel
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