Allegany Cemetery
I.O.O.F. Lodge, Frostburg, No. 49

Allegany Cemetery __ This property originally belonged to the
I.O.O.F. Lodge, Frostburg, No. 49, who laid it off and gave it its title in
1864. In 1879 it became the property of W.H. Evans and Thomas G. McCulloh.
The graves of the following persons are within the limits of this cemetery:

From the History of Western Maryland
by J. Thomas Scharf; Phil. 1882.
Transcribed by Tom Corcoran 3-25-06
Census data provided by C Askey.

Cemetery Data Supporting Census Data

Henry Ellis Anwye (member of Masonic lodge), died Sept. 16, 1877, aged 29 years, 5 months.

 

John Barnard, died Dec. 21, 1863, aged 62 years, 4 months, 25 days.

1860 Census – south of Frostburg:
John Barnard 59 
Susan Barnard 48 
George Barnard 24 
Nathaniel Barnard 22 
Elizabeth Barnard 19 
John Barnard 19 
Notley Barnard 15 
James Barnard 13 
Moses Barnard 11 
Susan Barnard 9 
Fuller Barnard 4

Susan J. Barnard, died Feb. 14, 1871, aged 53 years, 6 months, 3 days.

Ann Beall, died Sept. 10, 1867, aged 67.

 

Aza Beall, died March 8, 1863, aged 39.

1850 Census – Cumberland
Aza Beall 25 Atty b VA
Sarina Beall 22 b MD
Sarah Smith 18 b MD

Elizabeth Beall, died July 5, 1876, aged 53.

Daughter of Thomas & Massa Beall

Mrs. Thomas Beall, died Jan. 9, 1860, aged 63 years; and Thomas Beall, died March 18, 1864, aged 69.

1850 Census – Dist 5
Thomas Beall 53 b MD
Massa Beall 52 b VA
Elizabeth 27 b VA
William 15 b VA
Alpheus 10 b MD

Agnes, wife of R. Beveridge, died Sept. 3, 1860, aged 32 years, 1 month, 2 days.

1850 Census – Dist 5
Russell Beveridge 25 b Scot
Agnes Beveridge 22 b Scot
living with John Cowan – mining boss

Mary C., wife of George Boettner, died Aug. 18, 1877, aged 54 years, 10 months, 8 days.

Note: George remarried. In 1880, Margaret is his wife.

1870 Census – Dist 5
George Bitner 45 Hesse
Mary Bitner 46 Hesse
George Bitner 20 Hesse
Henry Bitner 17 Hesse
Christiana 13 MD
Lewis 11 MD
Rosa 8 MD

Benjamin Bowen, born Oct. 17, 1847, died Jan. 29, 1881.

1870 Census – Dist 5
William Bowen 54 Eng
Eliza Bowen 49 Eng
Benjamin Bowen 23 MD
Annie Bowen 19 MD
Thomas Bowen 17 MD
James Bowen 15 MD
Samuel Bowen 12 MD
Charlotte Bowen 10 MD
Clara Bowen 8 MD
John Bowen 5 MD
George Bowen 2 MD

John Cowan, who died April 28, 1876, aged 75 years, 5 months, 25 days; Clementine, his wife, died Feb. 1, 1842.

1850 Census – Dist 5
John Cowan 48 b Scot
Beveridge family living with John (Russell & Agnes)( Thomas 50, Archibald 17-could be Beveridge or Cowan)
Agnes Cowan 14 MD
Robert Cowan 12 MD
Catharine Cowan 11 MD
Charles Cowan 10 MD

Margaret, wife of Thomas Elias, died Aug. 9, 1875, aged 30 years, 6 months.

 

David Gelly, died 1879, aged 35.

 

Minor Gibson, born April 7, 1797, died June 14, 1877;  Elizabeth, his wife, born June 14, 1800, died Feb. 8,, 1874;  Lucy E., their daughter, born May 13, 1821, died Feb. 13, 1874.

1870 Census – Dist 16
Minor Gibson 73 b VA Retired Lawyer
Elizabeth 70 b VA
Lucy 47 b VA Teacher

Marcia A. Gifford, died Dec. 14, 1876, aged 50 years, 2 months, 15 days.

 

Susannah, wife of George S. Gunther, died Dec. 17, 1808, aged 23.

 

Jane Hawkins, died Sept. 28, 1866, aged 64.

1860 Census – Frostburg
(ages don’t match, listing as possibility only)

Jane Hawkins 41 b Eng
Maurice Hawkins 16 Eng
Mary Hawkins 14 Eng
Jane Hawkins 12 Eng
William Hawkins 10 MD
James Hawkins 8 MD
Nicholas Hawkins 6 MD
George Hawkins 4 MD
John Hawkins 2 MD

Jacob Hoblitzell, born June 3, 1822, died May 24, 1868; and Elizabeth J., his wife, born March 29, 1827, died April 21, 1869.

1850 Census – Dist 5
Jacob Hoblitzell 29 b MD Sadler
Elizabeth Hoblitzell 23
William Scott Hoblitzell 3
Thomas E Hoblitzell 2
Ross & Annie born in 1850’s
Thomas not in 1860 census.

George Holmes, died May 15, 1872, aged 66 years, 8 months.

1870 Census – Dist 5
George Holmes 64 b Ireland

Janet, wife of John Hurley, died Dec. 30, 1874, aged 41 years, 8 months, 29 days.

1860 Census – Dist 4
John Hurley 35 Ire Grocer
Jennett Hurley 28 PA
Clementine Hurley 12 MD 
John Hurley 9 MD
James Hurley 4 MD
Edward born ca 1867

Mary, wife of J.J. Keller, died Dec. 5, 1856, aged36 years, 1 month, 26 days.

 

Catherine E., wife of Joseph Knode, died June 21, 1878, aged 55.

1870 Census – Dist 5
Joseph J Knode 58 b MD Clerk
Catherine E Knode 47 MD

William Leatham, died Sept. 4, 1874, aged 20 years, 11 months, 18 days.

 

George McCulloh, born March 6, 1782, died Dec. 27, 1854; Mary C., his wife, born April 20, 1790, died Feb. 9, 1876.

Note: George McCulloh was one of the earliest settlers of the area around Frostburg.

1850 Census – Dist 5
Col Geo McCulloh 70 b PA
Mary McCulloh 69 b MD
Thomas G McCulloh 32 b MD farmer
Maria McCulloh 25 b MD
Ellen McCulloh 20 b MD
Clay McCulloh 18 b MD

Mary P., wife of Robert McCulloh, died March 26, 1872, aged 55.

1870 Census – Dist 5
Robert McCulloh 59 Tanner MD
Mary P McCulloh 53 MD
George B McCulloh 31 Clerk MD
Charles M McCulloh 28 Tanner MD
Thomas B McCulloh 25 Clerk MD
William G McCulloh 21 Appr Machinist MD
Mary L McCulloh 23 MD
Robert C McCulloh 18 MD
Frank E McCulloh 15 MD

Catherine, wife of J.W. McLeyne, died Oct. 15, 1864, aged 28 years, 22 days.

 

Sarah, wife of William Morgan, a native of Gloucestershire, England, died Aug. 20, 1875, aged 52.

1870 Census – Dist 16
William Morgan 48 Eng Miner
Sarah Morgan 45 Eng
James Morgan 22 Eng Miner
Sarah Morgan 18 Eng Domestic
William Morgan 16 Eng Miner

Wife of Digory Noel, died Feb. 8, 1875, aged 53 years, 2  days.

 

Conrad Ort, a native of Germany, died May 7, 1876, aged 73 years, 8 days.

1860 Census – Dist 5
Conrad Ort, Sr 58  Hesse-Cassel Hostler
Margaret Ort 58 Scot (second wife)
Benjamin Ort 27 Hesse-Cassel Driver
George Ort 17  Hesse-Cassel Driver
James Ort 16 MD Driver (not listed 1850)
Ann E age 19 in 1850

Methuselah Phillips, died March 4, 1877, aged 71 years, 11 months, 24 days; Elizabeth, his wife, died Aug. 9, 1864, aged  55 years.

1850 Census – Dist 5
Mathusela Philips 45 Eng Miner
Elizabeth Philips 40 Eng
Eliza Philips 15 Eng
John Philips 14 N Brunswick
Samuel Philips 12 Nova Scotia
Mary Philips 8 MD
Elizabeth Philips 5 MD
James Philips 2 Months MD

Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Pierce, died Oct. 23, 1868, aged 33  years, 7 months, 24 days.

 

Moses Rawlings, died Feb. 7, 1867, aged 62.

1860 Census – Dist 7
Moses Rawlings 55  farmer b VA
Rebecca Rawlings 50  b MD
Maria L Rawlings 23  b MD
William Rawlings 21  b MD
George Rawlings 20  b MD
Lucy P Rawlings 18  b MD
Margaret Rawlings 16  b MD
Louisa Rawlings 14  b MD
Moses Rawlings 12  b MD
Charles Rawlings 10  b MD
Albert Rawlings 6  b MD

Ecan Rees, died 1879, aged 48.

 

Clements Reidler, died Oct. 4, 1878, aged 70 years, 8 months, 28 days.

1870 Census – Dist 5
Clemans Ridler 65 Prussia blanket maker
Elizabeth Ridler 62 Prussia
Clemans Ridler 18 Miner MD
George Ridler 16 Miner

Agnes C., wife of James Shearer, died April 14, 1842, aged 68.

 

James Shearer, died May 21, 1874, aged 30 years, 5 months, 16 days.

 

Alexander Sloan, a native of Ayrshire, Scotland, died Sept. 6, 1874, aged 54 years, 5 months, 2 days.

1870 Census – Dist 16
Alexander Sloan 50 Scot Mine Supt
Sarah Sloan 43 Scot
Agnes Sloan 21 MD
Duncan J Sloan 16 MD Clerk
George Sloan 14 MD Miner
Margaret R Sloan 12 MD
Matthew H Sloan 10 MD
Ellen B Sloan 7 MD
Sarah M Sloan 5 MD
Alexander Sloan 3 MD
Edwin R Sloan 2 MD

Matthew R. Sloan, died June 26, 1863, aged 46.

1860 Census – Dist 4
Matthew Sloan 43 
Ann Sloan 40 
Mary Sloan 18 
David Sloan 15 
James Sloan 8 
Duncan Sloan 6 
John Sloan 3 
Alexander Sloan 1 
David Sloan 50

Ann, wife of John Smith, died July 29, 1879, aged 27 years, 11 months.

1870 Census – Dist 5
John Smith 23 Miner Hesse
Ann Smith 18 MD
Effie Smith 1 MD
(Annie, Jane & Ida are listed in 1880 census)

John M. Standish, born Plattsburgh, N.Y., Jan. 6, 1829, died at Frostburg, Md., Nov. 30, 1874. "He was a lineal  descendant in the eighth generation of Capt. Miles Standish,  'The Puritan.'" Mary E., his wife, died Oct. 15, 1877, aged 37 years.

1870 Census – Dist 5
John M Standish 41 b NY Civil Engineer
Mary E Standish 31 b MD
Kate M Standish 6 b MD
William M Standish 4 b MD
Smith W Standish 2 b MD
John A Standish 3 mo b MD

All children living with Ann Ward in 1880.

John Stokes, died 1875, aged 60 years, 9 months, 15 days.

1870 Census – Dist 5
John Stocks 55 Wales Miner
Sarah Stocks 51 Wales
James Stocks 27 Wales Miner
Matthew Stocks 12 Wales
Edward Stocks 10 Wales
(no Stokes listed in 1870)

John W. Taylor, born March 18, 1827, died Aug. 26, 1865.

 

William Ward, born Feb. 13, 1812, died March 2, 1877.

1860 Census – Frostburg
William Ward 48 MD farmer
Ann M Ward 47 MD
Mary Ward 20 MD
George Ward 17 MD
James Ward 15 MD
Anne Ward 4 MD
Mary E Ward 78 MD

John Whitefield, born Sept. 18, 1816, died March 16, 1880.

1860 Census – Dist 4
John Whitefield 45  Scot Miner
Catharine Whitefield 37 OH
William Whitefield 18 MD Miner
Margaret Whitefield 12 MD
Cambridge Whitefield 10 MD
Clementine Whitefield 4 MD
James C Whitefield 2 MD
George H Whitefield 4.12 MD

Thomas Williams, born June 16, 1812, in Wales, died Aug. 1, 1864.

1860 Census – Dist 4
Thomas Williams 48  Wales Miner
Rebecca Williams 50 Wales

Missouri E., wife of A.J. Willison, died Aug. 17, 1876, aged 39 years, 6 months, 25 days.

1870 Census – Dist 5
Andrew Willison 33 Carpenter MD
Massuria E Willison 32 PA
George S Willison 5 MD
Laurence Willison 3 MD
Edward E Willison 1 MD

Susanna Wright, wife of Curtis W. Graham, died April 13, 1878, aged 49 years, 8 months, 24 days.

1870 Census – Dist 5
Curtin M Graham 42 farmer PA
Susanah Graham 42 MD
Susanah Wright 80 MD
Sarah Wright 50 MD
Aurelia W Wright 11 OH


 


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