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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|
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.
|TOMBAUGH||Eli H.||Nov 14 (1896)||(Nov 14 to Nov) 24, 1896|
|| Children of A. S. & J.
Mary M., infant
|Aug 6, 1872|
|(Children of A. S. & J.)
|born Jan 5, 1879||died March 5, 1880|| “Sleep children dear and take your rest
God called you home He thought it best.”
(Two badly eroded stones)
|Dennis||died July ?? 1880 aged 52 years|
|Elizabeth, wife of D. Tinley||June (or July?) 1, 1882 in her 7? yr|
|WATSON||Frank P. Watson||1866||1947|
|Elizabeth M. Watson||1867||1915|
|Hobart F. Watson||1897||1929|| Co. A, 125, Engineers (World War I veteran’s
Marker on the grave)
|WEIR||Frank, son of Grant and Margaret Weir||May 9, 1890||Feb 18, 1892|
|Lavinah, wife of Thomas Weir||born Jan 16, 1833||died June 28, 1886|| “Beauty and Innocence”
“Shall we not all meet There to love
That has no trembling fears
In that dear home far far above
This land of tears.”
|Mary||Jan 10, 1838||Apr 6, 1916|
|Sarah L.||Jan 15, 1834||June 5, 1909|
|Ellen||March 13, 1840||Dec 5, 1892|
||Col. Samuel Weir|| died June 5, 1892 in the 93 year
of his age
|Eleanor, wife of Samuel Weir|| died March 16, 1885
In the 80 year of her age
| “Dearest Mother thou hast left us
Here thy loss is deeply felt
But tis God who hath bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal.”
|Sue M. dau of S. & E. Weir|| died Jan 6, 1870 in the
22 year of her age
|James||May 16, 1828||Nov 18, 1905||“At Rest”|
|Charlotte E., his wife||1834||1932|
|Joseph M., only son of Samuel & Charlotte Weir||Sept 28, 1872||Nov 8, 1903||“Thy will O Lord be done.”|
|WHERRY||John||died Dec 19, 1831 Aged 55 yrs & 4 dys|
|Elizabeth, wife of John||died Aug 5, 1866
Aged 80 yrs, 8 mos, & 7dys
|Eleanor, dau of John and Elizabeth Wherry||Died Nov 21, 1883 Aged 73 years 2 mos & 11 dys||(Poem no longer readable)|
|“Our Sister” Elizabeth, dau of John & Elizabeth Wherry||died June 8, 1888 aged 86 yrs 4 mos & 12 ds||
“Let me not murmur or repine
Under these trying stroke of thine
But while I walk the mournful road
Be still and know that Thou art God.”
|“Our Brother” Eli, son of John & Elizabeth Wherry||died May 29, 1889 aged 71 yrs, 5 mos & 5 dys||
“The soul has now taken its flight
To mansions of glory above
To mingle with angels of light
And dwell in the kingdom of love.”
|“Our Sister” Mary, dau of John & Eliz. Wherry||born Sept 21 1824||died May 21, 1894|
|“Our Brother” William|| born July 2, 1815
||died May 1, 1896|
||Warren Williams||July 9, 1895|| Oct 10, 1965
Pfc Co F 320 Inf 80 Div
World War I
| (Cross in a circle motif)
|Clara E. Mitchell Williams||1906||1960|
| Amanda, dau of Jesse & Rebecca Woodruff
||died May 28(?) 1841 (or 1881?) 70 yrs (or 7 yrs?) 7m & 25d|| (Both stones down and badly eroded. Emily’s
seems to be the older.)
|Emily, dau of Jesse & Rebecca Woodruff||died July __ ____ aged 23 yrs 1 mo 21 ds|| (Both stones down and badly eroded. Emily’s
seems to be the older.)
|YOUNG||Joseph, son of Jacob & Sarah Young||Died Jan 12, 1871 aged 27 yrs 8 m & 8 dys||“Gone but not forgotten.”|
Return to A to F names in reading of Pigeon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
*If anyone is your family, I can add your
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|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.
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:
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