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Roseberry Cemetery
Center Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39 51' 53"N, Lon: 80 18' 04"W

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Oct 28, 2007, last edited Apr 08, 2009 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 62.

From Waynesburg, take Route 21 west approximately 6.5 miles, passing through the town of Rogersville, approximately a half mile past Rogersville, turn left onto Route 18, south at the blinking yellow light. Continue traveling south on Route 18 for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Tower Road. The cemetery will be immediately on your right, behind the home of Mr. and Mrs. Crouse atop a steep bank.

This cemetery is in poor condition, with several fallen stones, but it is cleared off at least once a year and is surrounded by a fence. The cemetery is in the care of the Holbrook Christian Church. Mr. Crouse informed me that when he first moved to this property in the 1950s, the cemetery still had a sign to identify it over the entrance, however, that sign has been gone now for quite some time. The last burial took place here in 1945.

I walked the cemetery on Apr 17, 2007. This transcription is complete and includes all existing stones. I also have digital photographs of all the stones and would share them with anyone interested.

- Brad Jarvis

Legend:

b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
ns = no stone, said to be buried here
s/o = son of
s/w = shares stone with
w/o = wife of

Anderson, William, b. 1842, d. 1919, Pvt Co. F 3rd Prov. PA. Cav., GAR Flag Marker
Ankrom, Sarah, d. 27 Feb 1910, Aged 79y, ns
Bayard, Margaret, d. 5 Jan 1849, Aged 6m 15d, d/o Samuel & Hannah
Bayard, Perry A., d. 26 Oct 1834, Aged 1y 15d, s/o Samuel & Hannah
Black, Alexander H., d. 9 Apr 1856, Aged 31y 13d
Brewer, Rachel, d. 23 Jan 1875, Aged 17y 4m 2d, d/o John & Sarah J.
Call, Attie, d. 26 Mar 1879, Aged 3y 3m 26d, s/o Harvey & Mattie
Call, Ida & Ira, b. 8 Oct 1880, d. ?, twins of Z.G. & Cinda
Call, Minnie, d. 30 May 1879, Aged 29d, d/o Z.G. & Cinda
Call, Willie, d. 11 Sep 1880, Aged 1y 6m 3d, s/o Harvey & Mattie
Carpenter, Arabelle, d. 7 Oct 1883, Aged 23y 3m 23d, w/o Thomas J.
Church, Asa Campbell, d. 28 Aug 1883, Aged 5y 7m 9d, s/o Rinehart & Sarah
Church, Elizabeth, d. 30 Mar 1871, Aged 34y 9m 16d, w/o Henry
Church, Emma Jane, d. 16 Feb 1869, Aged 1y 6m 21d, d/o Henry & Elizabeth
Church, Fannie, d. 1? Sep 1876, Aged 5y 5m 18d, d/o Rinehart & Sarah
Crouse, Mary, d. 24 Oct 187?, "In the 67th year of her age", w/o William
Crouse, William, d. 22 Jan 1866, "In he 63rd year of his age"
Dains, James T., b. 6 Jul 1874, d. 25 Dec 1944, s/w Mary Jane
Dains, Mary Jane, b. 2 Nov 1874, d. 30 Jul 1945, s/w James T.
Grove, Infant, b. & d. Feb 1889, ? of L.D. & Laura
Grove, Jacob, d. 20 May 1874, Aged 22y 8m 27d
Grove, Laura, d. 12 Feb 1889, Aged 26y 6m, w/o L.D.
Grove, William B., d. 12 Nov 1882, Aged 10y 1m 1d
Grove, William, d. 1 Oct 1889, Aged 65y 7m
Guthrie, Mary Scott, b. 10 Apr 1797, d. 19 Jul 1892, oldest d/o Mathias Roseberry
Hickman, Harriet, d. 24 Apr 1884, Aged 61y 4m
Hoge, Elizabeth, b. 19 May 1804, d. 19 May 1896, w/o Morgan, "Our Mother", s/w Morgan
Hoge, Morgan, b. Dec 1800, d. 9 Oct 1875, s/w Elizabeth
Knight, Cassander, d. 21 Aug 1854, d/o T. & N., ns
Knight, Haddie, b. 27 Oct 1869, d. 7 Oct 1871, d/o M.G. & S.
Kuhn, Daniel, d. 23 Apr 1867, Aged 82y 1m 5d
McGlumphy, William, b. 1818, d. 1888, Co. F 85th PA Vol., GAR Flag Marker
Morris, Ephraim, d. 21 Jun 1868, Aged 70y 7m 3d, ns
Morris, George, d. 22 Aug 1928, Aged 6y
Morris, John, b. 1832, d. 1922, GAR Flag Marker, (Captain, Co. F 85th PA Vol.)
Morris, Martha, d. 14 Dec 1866, Aged 65y 2m 7d, w/o Ephraim
Morris, Sarah C., b. 1837, d. 1879
Odenbaugh, Catherine Mary, d. 18 Aug 1862, Aged 6y 1m 11d, d/o Thomas & Catherine
Odenbaugh, Thomas L., no dates, s/o Thomas & Catherine, (rest of stone is illegible)
Pettit, Joseph C., d. ??, 22, 187?, s/o Alexander & Louise
Pettit, Martha I., d. 31 May 1873, Aged 2y 8m 10d, d/o Alexander & Louise
Roseberry, David M., d. 21 Dec 1839, s/o M. & S.
Roseberry, Infant, no dates, d/o M. & S. Roseberry, (Rest of stone is below ground)
Roseberry, Mathias, b. 11 Jan 1772, d. 2 Dec 1851, Aged 79y 10m 21d
Roseberry, Rebecca, d. 22 Jun 1835, d/o M. & S. Roseberry
Roseberry, Sarah, d. 20 Oct 1858, Aged 79y 9m 2d, w/o Mathias, ns
Rush, John, b. 1825, d. 1903, Priv. Co. G 163rd Pa. Vol. 18th Cav. Civil War, GAR Flag Marker
Scott, Flora May, d. 19 Aug 1880, Aged 2y 3m 16d, d/o John M. & Margaret M.
Scott, J. Lindsey, d. 8 Jul 1884, Aged 14y 8m 25d, s/o Abijah & Margaret, s/w Mary Jane
Scott, John R., b. 23 May 1819, d. 16 May 1885
Scott, Laura Bell, d. 7 Jan 1893, d/o John M. & Margaret M.
Scott, Mary Jane, b. 13 Sep 1819, d. 16 Feb 1891, w/o John R.
Scott, Mary Jane, d. 15 Mar 1879, Aged 2y 14d, d/o Abijah & Margaret, s/w J. Lindsey, 2 stones
Scott, Sarah, b. 7 Feb 1849. d. 11 Feb 1884, w/o John M.
Sharp, Emma, d. 1 Jan 1867, Aged 3m 10d, d/o John & Ellen
Thomas, Nelson, b. 31 Aug 1835, d. 9 Nov 1922, Pvt Co. N 6th WVA Inf.
Thomas, Texa, b. 1895, d. 1912
Throckmorton, James Richard, d. 17 Dec 1860, Aged 2y 4m 10d
Wiley, Catharine, d. 20 Oct 1868, Aged 27y 2m 1d, d/o James & Mary
Wiley, James, d. 14 Mar 1891, Aged 81y 11m 6d
Wiley, Mary, d. 13 Feb 1876, Aged 68y 9m 9d
Wood, Nannie, d. 28 Nov 1881, Aged 21y 5m 12d, d/o James and Mary D.

Misc:
??, 1 Illegible stone
??, 1 sunken stone
??, 14 fieldstones
??, 3 base only
??, broken and illegible stone
??, fallen stone, (Most likely that of Ephraim Morris)
??, fallen stone, (Most likey that of Sarah Roseberry)

 

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