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Pigeon Creek Baptist Cemetery in Washington County PA
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Pigeon Creek Cemetery, 45 Church Road Eighty-Four, PA. 15330 (412) 225-3431      Web pages

Cemetery Reading of Pigeon Creek Baptist Church Graveyard by Lyle and Clyde M. Watson, Jr.
 compiled October 1974 from his book:  

Pigeon Creek Baptist Church - The History of a Congregation in Vanceville, Pennsylvania  written by Lyle Brooks Watson, 1976). 

Pages photocopied by Ruth A. Sprowls, typed by Merleen S. Gholdston  
and proof-read by Ruth A. Sprowls in October 2006  

Pigeon Creek Baptist Church Graveyard Click Alphabet to reach web pages:

The family plots and single graves are listed alphabetically by SURNAME. 

There is a Children’s Corner where many graves are unmarked or marked by un-inscribed 
stones or stones that have become broken and eroded over the years and which now are unreadable. Many graves are unmarked in other areas of the graveyard also.    


______ (Top of the stone is missing)  Murl April 10, 1902  April 22, 1902  “Dear as thou art, and justly dear We will not weep for thee 
One thought alone will check the starting tear 
It is that thou art free.” 
ALLEN Mary M. Allen 
Dec. 23, 1870  Nov. 23, 1894     
  Nora V. Allen  Sept. 27, 1891  July 8, 1892     
BURGAN  Catherine E. dau of ML & E Burgan 
  Oct. 20, 1862 
Aged 11 yrs 8 mos 26 dys 
  Lindol S. 
son of ML & E Burgan  
  died May 4, 1875 
26 yrs 1 m & 1 d 
BURGAN  John Burgan  born Feb 25, 1808 
Died May 2, 1892 “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.”   

wife of John Burgan 

Born Dec. 26, 1812   died June 8, 1893 “Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep From which none ever rise to weep.”   
  Clara C.  

“our loved one” dau of John and Elizabeth 

    “Sleep sister dear and take your rest God called thee home we thought it best 
Twas hard indeed to part with thee 
But Christ’s strong arm supported us.” 
“our sister” Elizabeth J.       died Sept 21, 1901  “Sister, thou wast mild and lovely Gentle as the summer breeze 
Pleasant as the air of evening 
When it floats among the trees.”  
Infant son of Theodore and Jane Burgan 
  Born and Died June 15, 1890       
BURGAN  Daniel Alven,  
son of Daniel & Elmira Burgan 
  Died Jan. 28, 1851 Aged 2 yrs 5 mos     
BURGAN  Emily S.  born March 7, 1836  died Oct. 26, 1862     
  John W.  born Dec. 19, 1848  died Sept. 4, 1889     
  Keturah L.  born Oct. 20, 1842  died July 13, 1874     
BURGAN  Theodore F. Burgan  Dec. 12, 1844 
Nov. 30, 1929     
  Jane, wife of Theodore Burgan  1858 1919    
CORDER  George Corder  1841
1910  Pvt. Co. E 22nd Pa. Cav. Civil War   
COYLE  Thomas Coyle  1836 1913    
CRAVEN  Pvt. James Craven  1846 1917  Co. E 3rd Reg. 22nd Pa. Cav. Civil War   
Fannie H.  1880 1940     
  J. Harry  1869 1957     
  Ora H.  1869 1902    
Virtue Alice, dau of John H. & Jennie E. Dague     Died May 10, 1872 aged 3 yrs 4 mos & 22 days 
(poem no longer readable)   
DELVITTO  Carlo Delvitto  1885 1939    
  Luigi Delvitto Morto il    25 Oct 1920  (on base of stone: Rosa Adelaide Guilia)   


 (Has three stones in very poor condition)         
  ______ Doak (some letters unreadable, eroded 
 name and dates gone) 
wife of _____ Doak 
  Child’s stone son of ______ & Elizabeth Doak    Died Sept 26, 186 (5 or 8?) Aged 1 yr 5 ms     
  Aggie W., daughter of ______ & Elizabeth Doak    Aged 1 yr __ mns     
ELLIS  J. Worth Ellis   Feb. 27, 1894 Mar. 25, 1894     

John W. Frost  1859  1927    
  Mary E., his wife  1863  1931 (1901?)    
  Bessie Irene daughter of John and Mary Frost    Died Sept 1, 1884 aged 3 mos. 14 ds  (Verse no longer readable)   
  “our boy” Thomas Frost  Apr 26, 1886 June 26, 1903     

Continue to G to L names in reading of Pigeon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

*If anyone is your family, I can add your contact name or other info under "Researcher Comments."*

A copy of the cemetery records made September the 19th 1937 is available from:

National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
1776 D Street
Washington, D.C. 20006

Ask for Pigeon Creek Baptist Cemetery Records (1803-1937) from the Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Committee, DAR. Volume 1. 1938. 
Cost was $5.50 in 1975.


Go to Index Page of all Cemeteries listed on the Washington County PAGenWeb site.


Broadband Users: the complete West Finley Cemetery Listing on one page. 
NOTE: LARGE file but NOT in Alphabetical Order.

Or the complete Alphabetical List on one page (Large File, for Broadband).


        Look at  Washington Cemetery Aerial View, Park Ave, Washington, PA ***LARGE FILE*** 



See Index of other area cemeteries (Fayette Co., Somerset Co) at Helen Durbin's website.

Also see PAGenWeb Tombstone Photo Project, Washington County PA at link: ~cemetery/pennsylvania/index _washington.html

NOTE: Just a reminder that researchers should always verify dates and other information in your research.  While we strive to post accurate files on this website, original source documents should still be checked to verify information.  This is true for any sources, whether in books or found on the internet.  Whenever possible, it is recommended to find several original documents/sources to compare dates and spelling.  You may find several sources have conflicting information. 

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