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Pigeon Creek Baptist Cemetery in Washington County
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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 uninscribed 
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.    

 

NAME, LAST FIRST BORN DIED INSCRIBED RESEARCHER COMMENTS
GUTHRIE Robert Guthrie    died Dec 28, 1847 in his 80 year
/of his life
(Field of grain motif on top of both stones)  
  Ruth, wife of Robert Guthrie   Died Sept 26, 1848 in the 70 year of her life    
           
GREEN  Priscilla, wife of Marion Green    died April 20, 1867
Aged 24 yrs 5 mos 21 ds
   
           
GRUBB Pearl   1886  1898    
  Michael L.  1851 1932    
  Sarah E. Huffman  1855  1936    
  Willie E. son of ML & LS Grubb   Died June 26, 1891 aged 1 mo & 7 ds
(poem no longer readable)
   
           
HARFORD Martha J. Dau of DC & MA Harford   Died June 6, 1886 Aged (14 or 17?) yrs 1 mon 11 ds    
           
HENDERSON

S. Ella  1859 1902 “Mother”  
   Dessie D.  1888  1888 “Daughter”  
  Marsh A.  1852  1927 “Father”   
           
HIXON
Walter, son of J. & C. E. Hixon   Died September 29, 1885
Aged 6 weeks & 1 day
   
  Infant daughter of J. & C. E. Hixon

  Died August 30, 1878
Aged 6 weeks
Two small unmarked footstones seem to be near the Hixon children’s marker, but it is impossible to judge the lot upon which they stand.  
           
HORNE Virtue B. Horne
Wife of Olon O. Horne
March 23, 1880
April 22, 1902    
           
HUFFMAN Hannah, wife of John Huffman Born Dec 22, 1820  died Oct 12, 189(6 or 8?)    
  George W.  July 5, 1882  Nov 16, 1901    
           
HUFFMAN John Howard, son of JH & LF Huffman  1916  1951    
  Mary Virginia, dau of JH & LF Huffman  1918  1919    
           
HUFFMAN John A.  1837  1913    
  Esther A.  1851  1909    
  Annette Maude, dau of JA & EA Huffman   Died May 17, 1896 aged 12 yrs 8ms 2 ds    
  J. Wilbert Huffman  1891  1937    
  Infant Son of JA & EA Huffman        
           
HUFFMAN
John H. Huffman  1866  1915    
  Emma, his wife  1868  1922    
  Homer Russell, son of JH & EE Huffman
Born Dec 28, 1891 died July 5, 1893 “Darling, we lay him in the silent tomb
Sweet blossom of a day
We just begun to view _______
May bloom __ ____ ____ ___.” (stone eroded)
 
           
HUFFMAN Joseph J.  1829  1909    
  Malinda, his wife  1838 
1893    
  Susan Irene, their dau  1868  1899    
           
HUFFMAN
Nellie C., wife of Charles Simon  1903  1923    
           
JENNINGS   Thomas Jennings  1832 1918 “Father”  
  Jane, wife of Thos. Jennings    Sept 20, 1856
In the 22nd year of her age
   
  Dau. of Thos. & Jane Jennings    Oct 10, 1856
Aged 5 months
“This was the little stranger
Who came but as a guest
And tasted life and fled away 
To her eternal rest.”
 
  Jegress Jennings    died June 19, 1839 in the 78 year
of his age
   
  Morard Jennings    died Jan 5, 1842 in the 34th year
of his age
   
           
KESSLER Ruth Kessler  
1940 – 1940      
  Mary Kessler  1928 – 1928      
           
KERNS

KEARNS


James Kerns  (no dates on stone)
  GAR Marker dated 1861-1865

Co E 22nd Pa Cav 

 
  Maria Kearns  born June 1, 1821 Died Feb 21, 1897    
  Thomas Kerns  born Feb 27, 1838 Died Oct 20, 1862  (GAR marker 1861-1865)  
  Margaret Kearns  1851 1929  “Aunt”  
           
KERR John D. Kerr son of A & L Kerr    died Mch 20, 1867
Aged 15 yrs 5 m 10 ds
   
  Martha Arminta dau of M. E. Kerr    died Nov 1, 1880
Aged 3 yrs 11 dys
   
           
LASH Sarah J. Lash, wife of Wm. B. Lash   Died Feb 12, 1870 Aged 23 yrs 6m 8 dys    
  Harriet B.    died Dec. 7, 1866 Aged 7 days    
           
LONG Elizabeth, wife of John Long   died July 25, 1877 in the 73 year of her age “Mother”  
  John Long    died Nov 4, 1871 in the 67
year of his age
“Father”   
  Maria, dau of J. & E. Long    died Feb 15, 1883 in the 
49 year of her age
“________ loss is deeply felt
God called thee home, He thought it best.”
 
  Martha Ann, dau of J. & E. Long    died Jan 6, 1851
In the 8 year of her age
   
           
LUCY

George W. Lucy  1877  1962    
  Flora I.  1878  1960    

Continue to M to S 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: 

http://www.rootsweb.com/ ~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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