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Evans Cemetery
Aleppo, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39 48' 55"N, Lon: 80 25' 60"W
Aleppo Township

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Jan 23, 2010, last edited Jan 25, 2010 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 15.

From the Route 21/Route 18 junction just west of Rogersville, turn onto Route 18 South and travel 8.7 miles. Turn right on Aleppo Road. Follow for 3.8 miles. Guthrie Road will be on the right. The cemetery is located in a field on the right side of Allepo Road just past Guthrie Road, which is about .9 mile south of Aleppo PA. Although it is located close the road, it is very difficult to see as it is located in amongst some dense trees.

This cemetery is abandoned and is in very poor condition. A barbed wire fence does surround the cemetery. Many of the stones have fallen, however all but one remains completely legible. I also found 23 fieldstone markers. The cemetery is located on private property owned by Mr. Allan Lee Simms. Please ask permission from the land owner before going to the cemetery.

I walked the cemetery on Jan 23, 2010. This transcription is complete and includes all existing stones. I also have digital photographs of all the stones as well as many views of the cemetery itself and would share them with anyone interested.

- Brad Jarvis

Legend:

b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
( ) = author's comments
s/o = son of
s/w = shares stone with
w/o = wife of

Evans, Anna, d. 10 May 1855, Aged 53y 6m, w/o Caleb
Evans, Caleb, d. 27 Mar 1860, In the 61st year of his age, (Top of stone is broken off)
Evans, Eliza, b. 2 May 1839, d. 6 Feb 1917, w/o Joseph R.
Evans, James L., d. 24 May 1880, Aged 17y 1m 21d, s/o E. & E.J.
Evans, Joseph, b. 11 Nov 1832, d. 6 Mar 1899, s/w Eliza
Evans, Robert L., d. 21 May 1863, Aged 3y 1m 18d, s/o A.J. & Sarah
Fonner, Henry, d. 3 Jun 1856, Aged 1y 1m 25d, s/o T. & P., s/w Willie
Fonner, Willie, d. 1 Oct 1859, Aged 9m 7d, s/o T. & P.
Ivens, Levina, d. 6 May 1851, Aged 7y 22d, d/o C. & A.
McCollough, John, d. 27 Nov 1854, Aged 22y 6m 5d
McCollough, Rhoda J., d/o John & E., (Remainder of stone is illegible)
Riggle, Elizabeth, d. 20 Dec 1869, Aged 33y 2m 4d, w/o Henry, God gave, He took, He will restore, He doeth all things well
Stewart, Mary Ellen, d. 21 Dec 1862, Aged 2y 7m 29d, d/o Reason & Sarah, (Stone is broken in two)
Wood, Kate, d. 23 Apr 1900, Aged 25 2m 20d, s/w Mary M.B.
Wood, Mary M. B., d. 25 Sep 1882, Aged 17y 7m 14d, Sisters

 

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