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Georgetown Methodist Cemetery

I visited Georgetown cemetery the inscription list these names were taken from is very incomplete. there are so many stones not included in this list that it was more then could possibly be completed in one vist. I did transcribe some of the stones there on this visit and have added them to this list

The following surnames appear in this cemetery from a walkthru that day

Alexander, Appel, Appler, Artus, Aulthouse, Bachman, Baxter, Boyd, Boyer, Brinton, Charles, Clendenin, Cobel, Conover, Couchenoure, Criswell, Cummings, Davis, Dearole, Dearolf, DeGiameroini, Donley, Erp, Feree, Fitchner, Fryberger, Geer, Girven, Glass, Good, Graham, Groff, Grumbling, Grumell, Haner, Haris, Harsh, Hartman, Hartranft, Hassel, Hastings, Helm, Hirst, Hobs, Hoffman, Hompsher, Houck, Howe, Hughes, Kachel, Keen, Keiser, Keith, Kinsey, Kunkle, Lahman, Leech, Lewis, Linville, McCardell, McCauley, McCord, McFarland, McKelvey, McNeal Mellinger, Mitchel, Molley, Mowrer, Murr, Murry, Myers, Neff, Oatman, Phipps, Probst, Quigley Rapp, Ray, Reed, Reich, Reinhart, Ricci, Rineer, Rohrer, Russell, Ryan, Rynier, Schnider, Scholes, Sentman, Shaub, Singer, Skelton, Slaymaker, Smith, Stackhouse, Stanton, Starrett, Stauffer, Sweigart, Thomas, Todd, Trego, Troop, Trout, Wasson, Watson, Welk, Welk, Whennan, Wiker, Wimmer, Winters, Wise, Wise, Witmer, Witmer, Wood, Work,

Row 1

stone 1
PICKEL, Mary Ann 1806 1888
stone 2
PICKEL, Peter 1803 1888
stone 3(wife of Uriah)
ROCKEY, Mary A Steacy Died Feb 27, 1901 age 77 yr
stone 4
ROCKEY, Uriah R. Died Jan 6, 1861?
stone 5
BITTERMAN, Kathryn Died July 6, 1887
stone 6 (same base (son of Samuel & Rebecca)
BAUGHMAN, Hiram Francis Died July 29, 1850 age 27yr 10mo 17 days
stone 7(wife of Wesley)
LEFEVER, Sarah Died Dec 16, 1874 in 47th year
stone 8 worn badly dates hard to read
BYSON, Jesse born ? Nov *6 1790 died ?May 1851
wife Margaret born ? May 4 1794 died Dec 14 1844

Row 2

stone 1 same base
STEACY, Benjamin Died Aug 22, 1854 in 75th year
Stone 2
wife Mary Died Jan 5, 1864 in 78th year
same base (son of Benjamin & Mary)
STEACY, Benjamin Born Oct 27, 1816 Died June 27, 1840 age 23yr?8mo 23days
stone 3 (son of Benjamin & Mary)
STEACY, Joseph Born March 10, 1813 Died Oct 11, 1842
stone 4 same base (wife of Edward)
CRAWFORD,Elizabeth STACY Died Sept 3, 1858 aged 44 yrs
same base 5
WALLACE, George W. Died Sept 26, 1879 age 66 yrs
stone 6
wife Dorothea Steacy Died May 28, 1875 age 67 years
stone 7
HAMER, Solomon born 3-20-1799 died 8-18-1862
stone 8
wife Elizabeth born 7-25-1794 died 5-9-1862
stone 9
HARMER, Wesley died 12-31-1857 age 24 years
stone 10(dau of -- & Mary Jane)
HARMER, Ada Blanche d 4-11-1857 age 1yr 5mo5 days
stone 11(dau of -- & Mary Jane )
HARMER, Lizzie Francanna died 12-1-1856 age 1yr 2mo 11 days
stone 12
children
CLARK, Jane Ann died 9-26-1853 age 44years 11mo 29 days
stone 13
CLARK, Mary died 9-7-1849 age 51yr 8mo 7days
stone 14
CLARK William K. died 7-11-1867 age 56years
stone 15
wife Catherine died 8-7 1867 age 66years

Row 3

stone 1 (dau of Jesse and Ann)
McALLISTER, Laura Louisa died 3-20-1816 age 2mo 16 days
stone 2 (wife of D. C.or D.G.)
STEACY, Martha Died Dec 29, 1850 age 35yr 1(or 4) mo 5 days
stone 3 (son of David & Martha)
STEACY, Joseph C. Died Aug 18, 1854 age 1 yr 8 mo 25 days
stone 4
STEACY, David C. or G.Died Nov 29, 1894 age 73 years
stone 5
HAMER, Samuel born March 18** died Aug ? 1861? age 36yr?1mo ?days
stone 6 (same base ,dau of ?Edward and Emily)
RICE, Emma died Oct 5, 1851 age 1 yr 3 days

Row 4

stone 1
RITZ, Evelina born 1816 died 1897
stone 2(wife of ?Phillip)
RITZ, Ann Maria died 2-10-1810?? age ??
stone 3
RITZ, Philip died 7-23-1866 age 65yr 5mo 6days
stone 4
Sarah Rebecca died 9-27-1877 age 5yr 6mo 5 days
stone 5(children of Adam & Catherine)
HESS, Adam born ?? died?? age 11mo 16days
stone 6
HESS,Sarah L. died ???
stone 7 (dau of Adam & Catherine )
HESS, Mary Elizabeth born Aug 17, 1856? died April 8, 1864 age 7yr 7mo 21days

Row5

stone 1
McGOWAN, Daniel L. born 1845 died 1929
Annie born 1843 died 1917
stone 2 (father)
ROCKEY, Jacob born 1834 died 1922
mother Sara H. born 1836 died 1863
stone 3
JOHNSON,Emma Catherine born May 17, 18*9?? died May 22, 1906? age 17 (or 47)yr
stone 4
JOHNSON, Margaret Jane unreadable
stone mother Wife of ??
JOHNSON, Anna B.born Aug 19 1824 died April 15, 1913 age ?88 7mo 27 days
stone 5
JOHNSON, Moses born Sept 10, 1815 died Jan 17 1866 age 70yr 4mo 7 days
stone
stone dau of ? John & Mary
TAGGART, Adrianna unreadable

Row6

stone 1(relict of Samuel RESSLER Widow Of Isaac McMINN)
RESSLER, Mary B. born 7-24-1820 died 11-7-1893
stone 2
McMINN , Isaac W. born 3-27-1812 died 7-4-1848
stone 3
children 1 unreadable
stone 4
McMINN, William James died 4-11-1851 age 3yr 1mo 5day
stone 5
BENDER, Charles died 12-8-1868 age 75yr 3mo 5 days
stone 6
BENDER, Margaret died 1-7-1861 age 71yr 2mo 11 days
stone 7
footstone?? D.W.
stone 8
HELLEM, Samuel born 1840 died 1897 flag
wife Mary L. born 1844 died 1933
stone 9
children 1 unreadable
stone 10
John M. died 4-20-1885 age 2mo 4days
--------Stopped photographing stones here since these stones seemed to be transcribed moved to untranscribed section---------------------
stone
HAGANS, William 1895 co K 79th Pa Inf
stone (son of William & Susan )
HAGAN, William died 1867 age 12yr 8mo 12days
Joseph died 1855 age 2mo 5days
1 small stone unreadable
stone
ALEXANDER, Zachary T. died 9-2-1882 age 34yr 3days
stone (son of David & Elizabeth)
SENTMAN, Robert born 6-10-1862 died 9-18-1862
stone (dau of David & Elizabeth)
SENTMAN,Evelinia born 7-5-186* died 8-29-1861
stone ( son)
....., Solomon died 1812
stone (son of Charles & Anna)
SENTMAN, Benjamin F. died 9-20-1816 age1 yr 22days
stone
WIGGINS, Caleb born 4-24-1799 died 1-5-1872
wife Maria born 3-7-1804 died 9-22-1866
stone
WIGGINS, Rachel M. born 11-24-1835 died 3-1-1901
stone (mother)
MITCHELL, Mary E. born 12-1-1840 died 11-8-1921
stone (son of Jesse & Catherine )
DAVIS, Abner died 1-1-1853
stone
HOMPSHER, John born 6-16-1792 died 4-9-1872 flag
wife Mary A. died 8-21-1858 age 52yr
stone (son of J.R. & Susanna)
TOWNSEND, Ashmore died 7-31-1858 age 1yr 10mo 25days
stone
BIERLEY, Henry born 11-12-1832 died 4-5-1872
stone (wife of Fredrick)
BAUM, Esther Ann died 11-26-1851 age 27yr23days
stone (wife of Jesse)
KURTZ, Elizabeth died 3-20-1858 age 41years
stone (wife of David Jackson & dau of George & Catherine Petri
JACKSON, Catherine born 6-111811 died 12-3-1861
stone (son of David & Catherine )
JACKSON, William born 6-4-1838 died 4-18-1861
stone
PICKLE, Ephraim died 7-16-1911
wife Mary Ann born 12-20-1845 Died 8-19-1928
stone
HELM, Martin born 3-9-1802 died 9-14-1885
wife Margaret born 4-23-1808 died 3-25-1898
son William Martin died 4-24-1857 age 5yrs 8mo 22days
stone mother wife of John ?S. )
BROWN, Sarah born 10-12-1830 died 5-29-1862
stone
HELM, Louisa died 11-2-1872 age 27yr 7mo 11 days
stone (sister, dau of John S & Sarah Brown
BARNETT, Margaret J. born 10-3-1849 died ?16-1875?
stone
TOWNSEND, John born 10-18-1818 died 3-21-1899
wife Eliza born 9-24-1830 died 7-3-1901
Children - 2 markers unreadable
Mary Ella died 3-17-1860 age 1yr3mo19days
John died ? ? 1867 age ???
stone
MYERS, Wesley died 10-7-1881 age 28yr 1mo 2days
wife Mary E. born 1-16-1844 died 2-5-1914
stone (wife of Christian
STAUFFER, Catherine born 4-22-1818? died 4-24-1881
stone
GROFF, John died 3-29-1861 age 2yr 11days
stone
McMINN, William W. died 4-10-1809 age 94yr 8mo16days
wife Maria L. born 10-31-1808 died 2-5-1892
stone Co E 122nd regt Pa Vol Inf.
McMINN, William born 5-26-1838 died 11-28-1895
wife Mary born 6-18-1847 died 3-29-1904
children
William M. 1880-1880
Aranna 1883-1883
Arabella 1883-1883
stone
HELLEM, Martin born 1835 died 1915
wife Martha born 1840 died 1908
children John H. 1881-1907
Sarah 1874-1875
stone
MURRAY, Henry died 9-22-1852?
wife Catherine
stone
MURRY, William 1818-1897 pvt coD 2nd Pa inf
wife Charlotte
stone
ROWE, Michael born 2-28-1820 died 7-1-1900
wife Eliza born 4-1-1824 died 5-16-??
children Eliza Ann born 4-26-1819 died 9-8-1887
Roberts born 12-1-1801 died 9-17-1881
ROWE, Annie born 1-15-1815 died 3-30-1896
stone (dau of William & -- )
WALKER, Mary Ann died 8-28-1861 age 9yr 7mo 3days
stone
HELLEM, Jacob Sr born 6-4-1799 died 3-23-1871
wife Susanna M. died 11-28-18?? age 32yr 8mo 15days
wife Elizabeth died 9-11-1866 age85yr7mo 4days
stone (son of Jacob & Elizabeth)
HELLEM, Benjamin born 7-3-1828 died 2-25-1846
stone (son of John & Elizabeth)
HELLEM, Catherine died 8-19-1871 age 3yr 4mo 23 days
stone (wife of George)
ROCKEY, Lydia died 9-8-1854 age 5yr 2mo 12days
stone
PHENEGER, William died 10-4-1887 age 72yr 7mo
wife Elenor died 1-13-1883 or 1888
children Annie born 3-26-1852 died 5-18-1900
Susan died 7-16-185* age 8yr 8mo 11 days
William Henry died 3-17-1851 age 8or 3 yr 8mo 9days
stone
ANTHONY, Samuel born 1823 died 1906
wife Ann born 1825 died 1884
stone
BROWN, James G. born 10-15-1833 died 4-13-1909
wife Laura L. born 9-2-1821 died 4-12-1905
stone all on same base
BROWN, James died 4-20-1857 age 53yrs 11mo 17 days
wife Sarah W. died 2-19-1894 age 87yr 8mo 2days
BROWN, W. Barnett born 4-26-1838 died 1-3-1914
wife Mary E. died 2-11-1894 age 53yrs
Dau Anna Mary born 5-9-1859 died 3-31-1913
SHIVERY, Elizabeth died 5-23-1862 age 76yr 2mo
stone (son of Samuel & Sarah
TROOP, Benjamin F. born 1871 died 1879
stone (wife of James)
HANEY, Sarah died 3-9-1876 age 63yr 2mo 5days
stone (wife of James )
HANEY, Susanna died 9-11-1831 age 42yrs 4mo 8days
stone (wife of Joseph)
HUGHES, Sarah died 10-?-1857 age 47yr 6mo 21 days
stone
HELM, Jacob born 3-28-1933 died 3-17-1916
wife Sarah born 1-22-1810 died 2-11-1909
wife Barbara born 7-11-1835 died 9-12-1875
stone
PHENGER, Peter born 7-30-1803 died 5-7-1876
wife Susan born 5-15-1806 died 11-22-1882
Center section of cemetery in front of the parking lot to right of Church

Row 1 first 4 shared base

stone 1
FINNEFROCK, Charles born Oct 18, 1875 died July 18, 1949
stone 2 (mother)
FINNEFROCK, Jessie born June 7, 1876 died Jan 4, 1910
stone 3
FINNEFROCK,Lilla S. born Aug 2, 1898 died Aug 20, 1914
stone 4
FINNEFROCK,Reba M. born March 9, 1905 died Feb 17, 1926
stone 5 (GAR - 1861-1865
BANEY, John born Sept 30, 1831 died March 18, 1873
side 2
KEELEY, Jerome M.D. May 18, 1826 died April 2, 1910
KEELY, Julia Oct 16, 1835 died Aug 8, 1927
side 3
BANEY, George W. Jan 8, 1865 died Feb 5, 1949
Jennie E. Born Feb 25, 1870 died Feb 19, 1948
stone 6
PHENEGER, John W. 1858-1919
Anna M. 1859-1945
Samuel R. 1842- 1919
Elizabeth 1848-1919
stone 7
RICE, Elias D. Jan 26, 1868 Nov 20, 1937
wife Mary J. Winters Dec 15, 1878 Jan 21, 1962
stone (Dau of Elias & Mary J.)
RICE, Audret R. May 6, 1918 Sept 6, 1918??worn
stone
MATTHEWS, Earle H. 1892 - 1963
wife Ruth A. Aulthouse 1894-1965
stone
MATTHEWS, William
Fern
stone
HERMAN, George R. 1902-1978
Florence M. 1895 - 1980
stone
McMINN, Lillie C. 1876-1957
Howard B. 1872-1952

row 2 & Row 3

Neglected to write down break between row 2 and 3
stone (father)
HELM, J.C. July 19, 1866 June 23, 1929
wife Esther Nov 5, 1861 Mar 4, 1917
stone
HELM, Jacob M. B. 1860-1951
wife Alice 1866-1929
stone (son of Thomas & Jane
WILLIAMS, John 1866-1932
stone (Unreadable)
WILLIAMS, William ???died ?1820
stone (wife of Thomas )
WILLIAMS, Jane born Dec 10, 1831, died Aug 6, 1908 age 76yr 7mo 27days
stone
WILLIAMS, Thomas Nov 6, 1830 April 15, 1897 age?66yr 5mo 9days
stone
BEAVER, Hiram Born Dec 25, 1829 died June 9, 1898
Anna born July 31, 1833 Dec 1, 1919?
stone
BEAVER, Elliott M. died April 27, 1880? age 23yr & 23days
stone (father)
SIMPSON, Morris W. 1882-1939
stone
JOHNSON, John D. 1883 - 1910
wife Ella M. 1884 - 1946
stone
DOSCH, Michael Jan 6, 1809 April 14, 1881 age 72yr ?mo 8days
stone (wife of Michael)
DOSCH, Catherine born Oct ?25, 1812 died Dec 26, 1888 age 76yr 2mo 4 days
stone
JOHNSON, John F. 1850-1923
wife Adaline D. 1849-1933
dau Anna C. 1875-1875
stone
McFADDEN, Isreal died Dec 2, 1889 age 80yr 2mo 5days
stone (wife of Isreal)
McFADDEN, Esther (dates unreadable from photo)
stone
McFADDEN, Rachel boen Dec 21, 1834 died Jan 1, 1901
stone (aunt)
YOUNG, Catherine died Jan 13, 1900 age 75yrs
stone (dau of Jones & Minnie)
SIMPSON, Clair G. died ?Jan 31 **** age 10mo 6days
stone (mother)
SIMPSON, Minnie 1890-1981
father Jones 1879 - 1951
stone (World War 1 MM2 US NAVY
HIDLER, James H. July 21 1898 Oct 30, 1988
stone (side 1)
HIEDER, James E. March 1, 1839 died Oct 9, 1905
wife Rebecca Rife Dec 1 1848 March 4, 1895
wife Joanna? May 22, 1857? ?? 20, 18**
side 2 dau of Jacob & Elizabeth
RIFE, Martha Jane June 30, 1857 Sept 8 1877
side 3(hard to read)
HIDLER, James H. 1898- 1955
wife Marie E. Campbell 1903-1966
******up to photo 13
side 4(hard to read)
RIFE, Jacob Nov 3, 1825 Feb 4, 1902
Elizabeth wife April 11, 1832? June 19, 1907
stone (hard to read from photo, check dates again)
WILLIAMS, Cordelia 1886-1950
John 1892- 1969
Salome 1869-1939
Richard 1865-1942
stone
MATTHEWS, Thomas 1860- 1905
wife Mary Hamilton 1865-1944
stone
MATTHEWS, Thomas J. 1903 - 1956
wife Katie Eshleman 1902-1956
stone (Sgt 20th eNGRS. World War, flag)
YOUNG, James T. 1873-1941

Row 4

stone
FERGUSON, Sylvester died ?Oct 11, 1883 in ??19th yr of age
stone
side 1 (father) DESHONE, Robert 1834-1922 mother Salinda J. 1835- 1917
son William 1871- 1873
side 2
FERGUSON, Robert 1783 - 1874
stone
FERGUSON, James Harvey died May 21, 1894 age 71years 2mo.
stone
MILLER, Jacob R. 1853-1907
Maria L. 1856-1911
stone (father)
RICE, William 1838-1924
mother Susan 1843(?)-1918
stone (Children of William & Susan Rice)
RICE, Howard N. 1868-1876
Mary E. 1870-1925
stone (mother)
PENNOCK, Nora Rice 1886-1980
stone (mother)
BAUGHMAN, Bertha 1872-1954
stone
RICE, Jacob H. 1842 -1891
Fanny 1842-1925
stone (mother , wife of Ira B.)
BUCKWALTER, Mary E.May 5, 1864 Jan 17, 1899
stone
BUCKWALTER, Roy B. 1895 - 1962
Erma W. 1907-1965
stone
SHIVERY, Howard Nov 10, 1890 April 19, 1918 age 27yr 5mo 9 days
stone
SHIVERY, Lewis H. 1863-1924
Mother Mary 1868-1947

Row 5

stone
PICKEL, Jacob born Sept 1, 1845 died April 6, 1913
Mary Born July 6, 1848 died Jan 28, 1918
stone
PICKEL, Leonard Sept 2, 1872 died Sept 4, 1950
?Cora Jane born Jan 25, 1879 died ?? Feb 27 1957?
stone
No visable markings
stone
BROWN, John A. born 1877 died 1964
wife Maggie A. 1876 - 1962
stone (father)
CHAMBERLIN, J. Rhea born Oct 14, 1849 died Feb 3, 1913 age 63yr 3mo 20days
stone (wife of J. Rhea)
CHAMBERLIN, Philena Baker Born April 27, 1847 Died July 14, 1891 age 44yr 2mo 17days
stone
THOMAS, Harry K. born 1855 died 1905
Emma L. 1854-1932
Fannie M. 1890-1892
stone
THOMAS, George C. 1853-1935?
Florence ?G. 1850-1935
George C. Jr 1892-1913
?Milam F. 1904-1919 (could be Hilam)?
stone (father)
WINTERS, Joseph Nov 20, 1857 Aug 8, **35?
mother Sarah J. Nov 6, 1862 - Jan 7, 1933
stone
F.M.W. ??CAPT SALVATION ARMY
stone
WHITE,Fred M. 1898 - 1924
wife Hettie E. 1901 - N/A
SCHHWEIGER, Geo. W. 1930? - 1945

Row 5 ???

stone
GRAHAM, John 1855-1928
wife M. Louisa 1858- 1932
stone
TROUT, Cora A. 1873- 1945
Howard J. 1873 - 1960
stone
QUIGLEY, David B. 1837 - 1903
wife Sarah E. 1837 - 1918
son Ovid L. 1868 - 1894
stone
THOMAS, Harry K. Sr. 1886 - 1955
wife Margaret J. 1890 - 1965
stone
THOMAS, Harry K. Jr 1914 - 1983
wife Letty S. 1915 - 1999
stone
THOMAS, William R. Born Oct 30, 1858 died May 20, 1938
stone (wife of Seth)
THOMAS, Matilda Born July 28, 1819 died Sept 13, 1903 age 84yr 1mo 16 days
stone
THOMAS, Seth Born Aug 15, 1817 died oCT 18, 1902 AGE 85YR 2MO 3 DAYS
stone (wife of Frank)
BROWN, Kate. Born JAN 3, 1862 died Aug 26, 1893
stone
BROWN, Frank born Oct 23, 1859 Died Oct 13, 1908
stone (daughters of Elam A. & Blanche Brown)
BROWN, Frances Esther 1909 - 1910
Elizabeth 1917-1917
stone (father)
OVERLY, Adam 1839- 1922
mother Emma J. 1848-1908
stone
RITZ, Willie C. stone worn
The inscriptions below are from researchers with family buried in this cemetery,
These inscription are from the middle section of the cemetery.
1.Shared stone
MIMM, Jesse David Feb 5, 1876 Feb 17,1938
MIMM, Louetta B. Dec. 29, 1873 Feb 5,1973
2.
WORK, John T. Jan 3,1869 July 29,1907

These inscriptions are from the right section of the cemetery.
Shared stone
MIMM, Leo Veryl Mimm Aug 9,1914 Jan 9, 1979
Blanche Eberly No dates yet
unsure of the location in cemetery of these stones
stone
Phares M. Oatman 1880-1941
Wife Annie C. 1881-1956
stone
Clara E. Carpenter 1903-1961
Son William H 1920-1954
stone
Charles W. Oatman 1912-1962
Wife Gladys B. 1916-2000
stone
stone
William Wood 38 yrs. 11 Mo. & 8 days old died September 13, 1881
Emma J. 63yrs. 1 mo & 19 days
Katie E. Unable to read dates
Willie Ross Unable to read dates
J. Wesley Wood Died Dec. 01, 1917 45 years 28 days
Wife Ida N. Wood Sept. 19, 1883-May 17, 1973,
stone ( Children of J. Wesley & Ida : )
Franklin P. M. 1911-1930
Earl Ralph dates hard to read.
Esther Wood wife of George E. Kepner Feb. 09, 1917 To Dec. 08, 1960.
Charles W. Wood August 27, 1907- June 01, 1963.
stone
Oatman , William H. 1870-1941
Wife Stella I. 1866-1903.
stone
Susan C. Oatman Oct. 02, 1878-July 06, 1903.
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