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Washington County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Database – 
compiled by Gina Nestor, 2001. jgnestor AT

 Cemetery List Contributed by Gary L. Caldwell

Cemetery Name: Robinson United Presbyterian Church Cemetery 

Address: Robinson Church, 521 Church Lane, Bulger, PA 15019 (church Address: ) 

Phone: (724) 899-3199 (church Phone: ) 

Location: Bavington in Robinson Twp., Washington Co., PA. 

Latitude: 40° 27' 04"N
Longitude: 80° 20' 13" W

Directions: From Burgettstown: take PA-18 N for 0.8 mi, take the 2nd right onto Bavington Rd for 3.0 mi, turn right at Steubenville Pike for 1.8 mi, turn left at Campbell Rd for 2.2 mi, turn right at Bigger Rd/Sr4002 for 174 ft, take the 1st left onto Sr4001/Washington Rd for 0.2 mi, cemetery is on the right. 

Background: This is the cemetery of the Robinson Church located in Bavington. The cemetery is still in use.  According to Boyd Crumrine’s, "History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of many of it's Pioneers and Prominent Men" (Philadelphia: L. H. Leverts & Co., 1882), in Aug 27, 1833, the Presbytery of Chartiers approved a church at Robinson after the local residents petitioned several times for their own place of worship separate from Burgettstown and Montour. Land was donated to the Church for a burial ground by Matthew Bigger, the oldest son of Thomas and Elizabeth, belonging to him adjoining the Church property. The first burial was Maria, the daughter of John and Sarah Wilson, May 22, 1833. 

Census: Published in "Miscellaneous Cemeteries, Washington Co., PA", Vol. 3. This data was collected by the DAR. Copy available in genealogical collection at Citizens Library and Washington Law Library, Washington, PA.  

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