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White Church Cemetery
Franklin Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39 51' 49"N, Lon: 80 13' 11"W

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Jan 12, 2008, last edited Apr 08, 2009 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 65.

From Waynesburg, take Route 218 South. Follow Route 218 South approximately 2.7 miles. Turn right onto Portal Road and follow approximately 1 mile until it comes to a "T" intersection with White Ridge Road. White Church Cemetery (New) will be on your right at the intersection. Turn left onto White Ridge Road and follow a very short distance. White Church Cemetery (Old) will be on your right next to a private driveway.

The old cemetery is located on the Franklin and Center Township line, but officially it is considered to be located in Franklin Township. The cemetery is in very poor condition and is not maintained. Burials do not occur here any longer. I found 16 stones that were either fallen, illegible or unmarked fieldstones.

I walked the cemetery on 04 Apr 2007. 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

Legend:

b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
( ) = author's comments
s/o = son of
s/w = shares stone with
w/o = wife of

Anderson Permelia, b. 1803, d. 1848
Anderson, Charles G., b. 1803, d. 1889
Anderson, Elizabeth, b. 1889, d. 1905
Anderson, Hannah, d. 23 Jan 1831, "In her 70th year", "In memory of"
Anderson, Orphia T., b. 1861, d. 1884
Blair, Eliza, d. 12 Sep 1872, Aged 5m 5d, d/o William & C.
Blair, Haddie, b. 1 Aug 1870, d. 23 Dec 1876, d/o William & C.
Blair, Laurie, b. 29 Jan 1865, d. 8 Feb 1877, d/o William & C.
Call, James Sr., d. 13 Jun 1868, Aged 71y 8m 20d
Call, Sarah, d. 7 Mar 1862, Aged 64y 3m 3d, w/o James
Call, William, d. 24 Jul 1851, Aged 7m 15d, s/o James & Martha
Chapman, Maggie M., d. 1 Jun 1880, Aged 25y 1m 17d, w/o G.W.
Eisiminger, David, d. 28 Nov 1838, Aged 1y 6m 3d, s/o J. & M.
Eisiminger, Levi, d. 9 Mar 1816, Aged 2y 2m 9d, s/o J. & M.
Fry, Eliza Jane, d. 8 Mar 1838, Aged 2y 6m 20d, d/o George & Elizabeth
Fry, Elizabeth, d. 16 Nov 1883, Aged 65y 5m 11d, w/o George
Fry, George, d. 21 Jan 1894, Aged 80y 8m 14d
Fry, Harvey R.C., d. 19 May 1869, Aged 37y 1m 12d
Fry, Sarah Ann, d. 18 April 1860, Aged 19y 6m 2d, w/o D.W. (D.W. Fry is buried in White's Church Cemetery (New))
Fry, Susannah, d. 17 Mar 1861, Aged 29y 9m 21d, w/o Harvey R.C.
Gooden, James, d. 10 Dec 1887, Aged 82y
Gooden, Sarah, d. 28 Oct 1884, Aged 63y 4m 3d, w/o James
Gregg, Laura B., d. 12 Nov 1877, In the 5th year of her age, d/o John & Eliza
Gregg, Sherman H., d. 12 Nov 1875, In the 8th year of his age, s/o John & Eliza
Huffman, Mary, d. 4 Mar 1880, Aged 57y 7m 4d
Huffman, Nancy Virginia, d. 25 Oct 1872, Aged 1y 7m 9d
Huffman, Reason, b. 1831, d. 1907
Huffman, Sidney, b. 1843, d. 1923
Jenkins, Mary, d. 6 Jan 1843, In her 16th year, In memory of, d/o John & Lucretia
Jinkins, John, d. 18 Oct 1876, Aged 73y 4m 28d
Kent, Catharine M., d. 22 ?? 1849, Aged ?y 2m 2d, d/o T. & S.
Kent, Deborah, d. 21 May 1864, Aged 29y 2m 25d, w/o George
Kent, Eliza B., d. 9 Jul 1863, Aged 4y 10m 6d, d/o Mordecai & Susan (Mordecai & Susan Kent are buried in White's Church Cemetery (New)
Kent, George, d. 28 Sept 1873, Aged 45y 4m 28d
Kent, Sarah A., d. 1 Oct 1861, Aged 5y 8m, d/o George & Deborah
Kent, Sarah, d. 24 Jul 1863, Aged ?y ?m 8d, d/o Mordecai & Susan, (Mordecai & Susan Kent are buried in White's Church Cemetery (New))
Kent, Thomas, d. 28 May 1864, Aged 13d, s/o George & Deborah
McNeely, Elijah, b. 1828, d. 1863, s/w Sarah McNeely White & Lizzie A.
McNeely, Lizzie A., b. 1859, d. 1879, s/w Sarah McNeely White & Elijah
Pester, Hannah, d. 8 Sep 1888, Aged 75y 7m 19d, w/o Stephen
Pester, Stephen, d. 12 Jul 1887, Aged 73y 9m 9d
Rhodes, Hicy J., d. 8 Feb 1872, Aged 3y 1m 23d, s/o John R. & Luretta
Rhodes, John R., d. 12 Oct 1871, Aged 32y
Sanders, Elizabeth, b. 1844, d. 1898
Simonton, Joseph A., d. 18 May 1863, Aged 26Y 8M 18D, s/o John & Catharine, (John & Catharine Simonton are buried in White's Church Cemetery (New)
Stewart, Cynthia, d. 29 June 1865, Aged 47y, w/o Daniel
Stewart, Daniel, d. 17 Jul 1887, Aged 74y 1m 22d
Stewart, Ezekiel, d. 10 Oct 1869, Aged 26y 8m 6d, s/o Jesse & Rachel
Stewart, Jesse, b. 10 Oct 1828, d. 19 Oct 1896
Stewart, Lilly Irene, d. 15 Sep 1876, Aged 1y 3m 22d, d/o Thomas & Melissa
Stewart, Rachel, d. 14 Sep 187?, Aged 41y 9m 25d, w/o Jesse
Stewart, Sarah Jane, d. 30 Jul 1870, Aged 20y 4m 4d, d/o James & Eliza
Strosnider, Jane, 11 May 1876, Aged 65y 11m 4d, w/o Reason
Strosnider, Martha M., d. 11 Aug 1863, Aged 2y 1d, d/o John & Mary
White, David, d. 3 Feb 1890, Aged 94y 4m 8d
White, David, d. 3 Jan 1842, In his 88th year
White, Israel, b. 30 Mar 1821, d. 24 Jul 1902
White, Leah, d. 6 Apr 1865, Aged in her 68th year, w/o Rev. David
White, Margaret, d. 27 Jan 1890, Aged 70y 6m 22d, w/o David
White, Mary, b. 29 Aug 1823, d. 27 Dec 1865
White, Mary, d. 17 Dec 1882, Aged 1y 7m 5d, (May be d/o Reason & Nancy)
White, Nancy, b. 1851, d. 1884
White, Reason, b. 1849, d. 1919
White, Samuel, d. 6 Jun 1834, Aged 42y
White, Sarah McNeely, b. 1837, d. 1911, s/w Lizzie A. & Elijah McNeely

Misc.
Fallen stone, ("Father", Probably Reason Strosnider, On same stone with Jane Strosnider)

 

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