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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
TOMBAUGH Eli H.  Nov 14 (1896) (Nov 14 to Nov) 24, 1896    
           
TINLEY
Children of A. S. & J.

Mary M., infant 

  Aug 6, 1872    
  (Children of A. S. & J.)

 Jessie M. 

born Jan 5, 1879  died March 5, 1880 “Sleep children dear and take your rest
God called you home He thought it best.”
 
           
TINLEY 

(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    
           
WEIR Thomas   1838  1919    
  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.”
 
           
WEIR Martha  1846  1931    
  Mary  Jan 10, 1838 Apr 6, 1916    
  Sarah L.  Jan 15, 1834  June 5, 1909    
  Ellen  March 13, 1840  Dec 5, 1892    
           
WEIR
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”  
  Ella N.  1853  1940     
  Robert E.  1850  1922    
  Joseph L.  1845  1926    
           
WEIR Samuel   1842  1913     
  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    
           
WILLIAMS

Warren Williams  July 9, 1895  Oct 10, 1965
Pennsylvania
Pfc Co F 320 Inf 80 Div
World War I
(Cross in a circle motif)
  Clara E. Mitchell Williams  1906  1960    
WOODRUFF

 

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.”  
  Jacob  1808  1882    
  Sarah  1809  1885    
  Addie   1862  1872    

Return to A to F 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.usgwarchives.net/pa/washington/ts-photos.htm



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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