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Higgins Cemetery
Holbrook, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39 50' 35"N, Lon: 80 21' 39"W
Jackson Township

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Oct 15, 2009, last edited Oct 21, 2009 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 127.

At the Route 18/21 split just west of Rogersville, make a left at the blinking yellow light on to Route 18 South. Follow for 2.5 miles until you come to the small town of Holbrook. Make a right on Bristoria Road and follow for 3.1 miles. Make a left on to Higgins Cemetery Road and follow for .5 miles. The entrance to the cemetery will be on your left and it is marked by a sign. You have to follow a dirt lane approximately a quarter mile up a hill to reach the cemetery. You should be able drive up the lane during the warm weather months, but during other times of the year it may be difficult to reach unless you have a four wheel drive vehicle.

The cemetery is in very good condition and is maintained on a regular basis. It is surrounded by a fence but acccess can be gained through a gate. All of the stones are standing and most are still fully or somewhat legible. The last burial took place in 1967. I found one fieldstone marker as well as one base with no stone. There are also five stones that are either completely illegible or only the surnames can be read.

I walked the cemetery on 12 Oct 2009. 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

Anderson, Abby, d. 6 Dec 1901, Aged 32y 11m 8d
Anderson, Elmer, b. & d. 1909, (Funeral home marker)
Anderson, Fanny, b. & d. 1907, (Funeral home marker)
Anderson, Frank, b. 27 Mar 1863, d. 15 Dec 1957
Anderson, Jacob, b. 1840, d. 1923, (Funeral home marker)
Anderson, Jesse, b. 1870, d. 1953, (Funeral home marker)
Anderson, Lydia, b. 1891, d. 1967, (Funeral home marker)
Anderson, Mary E., d. 18 Jun 1890, Aged 2y 4m 14d, d/o Franklin & Abby
Anderson, Rose Leah May, b. 1874, d. 1909, (Funeral home marker)
Anderson, Ross, b. 9 Jun 1918, d. 29 May 1942, Husband & Father
Boone, Charlie, d. 23 Dec 1887, Aged 4m 17d, s/o D. & H., s/w Infant
Boone, Cora, d. 18 Nov 1900, Aged 18y 9m 4d, d/o D. & H.
Boone, Daniel, b. 1852, d. 1943, s/w Harriet
Boone, Harriet, b. 1854, d. 1926
Boone, Infant, d. 7 Mar 1885, Aged 1d, infant of D. & H.
Boone, Jabob, d. 11 Jan 1900, Aged 84y 5m 11d, s/w Minerva
Boone, John, b. 8 Aug 1856, d. 13 Aug 1904
Boone, Minerva, d. 31 Jan 1891, Aged 74y
Burge, Charles W., b. 24 Oct 1892, d. 6 Jan 1897, s/o W.L. & M.E., s/w Goldie A.
Burge, Goldie A., b. 1? May 1888, d. 21 Jul 1894, d/o W.L. & M.E.
Burge, Maggie E., b. 22 Apr 1887, d. 2 Jul 1887
Burge, Mary E., b. 18 Feb 1864, d. 20 Sep 1932
Burge, William L., b. 6 Mar 1857, d. 6 Nov 1906, s/w Mary E.
Cathers, Catharine, d. ? ? 188?, w/o Robert, (Rest of stone is illegible)
Cathers, Robert, d. 25 Apr 1885, Aged 80y 8m 23d
Crawford, Fannie E., b. 1896, d. 1935, Mother
Davis, George, b. 5 Jul 1854, d. 16 Apr 1919
Davis, Mary, d. 4 Feb 1903, Aged 76y 11m 20d, w/o Benjamin
Davis, Minnie, d. 29 Jul 1896, Aged 1m 10d, d/o James & Myrtle
Evans, B. Frank, b. 1876, d. 1956
Evans, D. Elizabeth, b. 1920, d. 1920
Evans, Elizabeth H., b. 1879, d. 1921
Evans, Perry Victor, b. 1910, d. 1911
Grim, Elizabeth, b. 28 Apr 1853, d. 11 Oct 1883, w/o L.C., d/o J. & S. Scott, s/w Emma J.
Grim, Emma J., b. 25 May 1877, d. 30 Oct 1895, Aged 18y 5m 5d, d/o L.C. & E.A.
Grim, Hannah, d. 12 Jul 184?, Aged ?8y, w/o Adam
Grim, Lawrance C., b. 24 Sep 1843, d. 21 Dec 1903, (Private, Co. G 18th PA Cavalry), GAR Flag Marker
Grim, Maggie, d. 2 Jul 187?, d/o L.C. & Margaret, (Age can no longer be read)
Grim, Malissa, d/o Adam & Hannah, (Rest of stone is illegible)
Grim, Margaret, b. 30 Apr 1845, d. 7 Apr 1874, w/o L.C.
Higgins, Henry, d. 10 Sep 1892, Aged 61y 7m 24d, Co. A 18th PA Cavalry, GAR Flag Marker, (Private), (Also has a single stone)
Higgins, Mary M., b. 1834, d. 1909, s/w Henry
Higgins, Pattie, b. 15 Sep 1872, d. 15 Sep 1910, w/o W.E.
Higgins, Sarah, b. 1897, d. 1924, Mother
Hineman, Clark L., b. 19 Sep 1876, d. 25 Jul 1907
Hineman, Experience A., d. 6 Oct 1879, Aged 31y 1m 6d, w/o T.A.
Hogue, Anne E., d. 17 Aug 1875, Aged 27y ?m 17d, d/o Samuel & Nancy McQuay
Hughes, Elizabeth, b. 1852, d. 1925, s/w Roseberry
Hughes, Pearl, d. 26 Dec 18??, Aged 6y 7m 17d, d/o R. & E.
Hughes, Roseberry, b. 1844, d. 1923, GAR Flag Marker, (Cpl. Co. G 18th PA Cavalry)
Hunnell, De Etta, b. 1881, d. 1916
Johnson, Dessie, d. 8 Aug 1902, Aged 3y, d/o W.S. & E.
Johnson, Helen G., d. 10 Feb 1902, Aged 2y, d/o J.S. & M.
Johnson, Levina Lang, b. 1836, d. 1907
Johnson, Nicholas, b. 1 Feb 1829, d. 26 Aug 1902, s/w Levina Lang & Susannah
Johnson, Susannah, b. 22 Jul 1830, d. 22 Jan 1890
Kerr, Clytie V., b. 1884, d. 1940
Kerr, Garnet Maxine, b. 21 Jan 1918, d. 22 Jan 1918, d/o John & Clytie
Kerr, John C., b. 1884, d. 1971, s/w Clytie V.
Kiger, Byron V., b. 12 Aug 1935, d. 24 Aug 1935, s/w John F. & William C., Triplets
Kiger, John F., b. 12 Aug 1935, d. 12 Aug 1935
Kiger, William C., b. 12 Aug 1935, d. 24 Aug 1935
Kinney, Belle, b. 1860, d. 1931
Kinney, Eaton, b. 1837, d. 1917, Pvt. Co. I 1st West Virginia Cavalry, GAR Flag Marker, (Also has a single stone)
Kinney, Martha J., b. 1843, d. 1926, s/w Eaton
Knight, Eliza J., b. 1857, d. 1926
Knight, William L., b. 1854, d. 1902, s/w Eliza J.
Martin, Elizabeth Moore, b. 1863, d. 1905
Martin, James R., b. 1894, d. 1917
Martin, Laura Stahl, b. 1881, d. 1947
Martin, Thomas, b. 1867, d. 1937, s/w Elizabeth Moore & Laura Stahl
McDonald, David, b. 1851, d. 1926, s/w Lucinda Boone
McDonald, Jesse L., b. 31 Aug 1896, d. 2 Mar 1935
McDonald, Lucinda Boone, b. 1846, d. 1897
McQuay, Charlotte, d. 25 Jan 1883, Aged 35y 3m 28d, w/o William
McQuay, Mary J., b. 6 Feb 1868, d. 3 Apr 1886
McQuay, Nancy, d. 2 Jul 1896, Aged 81y 1m 12d, w/o Samuel
McQuay, Samuel, d. 10 Aug 1897, Aged 79y 10d, s/w Nancy
McQuay, Sarah B., d. 12 Feb 1875, Aged 29y 1m 28d, w/o William
McQuay, William, (Rest of stone is no longer legible), (Last number for year of death is a "0")
McQuay, William, b. 1 Sep 1843, d. 26 Mar 1919
Milliken, Margaret Grimes, b. 1 Dec 1844, d. 8 Mar 1889
Milliken, Rex A., d. 30 Sep 1880, Aged 11m, s/o J.?. & Bell
Mitchell, Grace E., b. 1881, d. 1912
Morris, Charlotte J., b. 30 Jun 1860, d. 7 Oct 1900, w/o W.W.
Morris, Elijah A., b. 1870, d. 1941, Father
Morris, Evelyn W., b. 4 Apr 1909, d. 15 Aug 1941, Mother
Morris, George H., b. 4 May 1900, d. 21 Sep 1933, Father
Morris, Golda Roberts, b. 1887, d. 1910, Mother
Morris, Infant, b. 24 Jun 1888, d. uninscribed, d/o W. & C. Morris, s/w James W.
Morris, James W., d. 14 Feb 1883, Aged 2m 19d, s/o W. & C.
Morris, John Jr., d. 18 Oct 1891, Aged 48y, s/w Mary A.
Morris, John, d. d. 1? May 186?, (Age can no longer be read)
Morris, Lydia, b. 1820, d. 1900
Morris, Mary A., b. 23 Oct 1831, d. 1 Nov. 1909, w/o John Jr.
Morris, Mary C., d. 26 Oct 1880, Aged 32y 5m 4d, w/o F.R., s/w Samuel W.
Morris, Mary M., b. 1872, d. 1950, Mother
Morris, Mary, d. Aug 1866, Aged 60y, s/w Ticey
Morris, Minerva, b. 1861, d. 19uninscribed, Mother
Morris, Paul Russell, b. 14 Mar 1950, d. 10 Feb 1951
Morris, Samuel W., d. 13 Apr 1888, Aged 11y 11m 6d
Morris, Simon, b. 1847, d. 1931, Father, s/w Minerva
Morris, Ticey, d. Sep 1850, Aged 25y
Morris, W. L., b. 15 Feb 1888, d. 2 Mar 1888, s/o S. & M.
Pettit, G. W., b. 1881, d. uninscribed, s/w Rosa A. & Orval G.
Pettit, Orval G., b. & d. 1903
Pettit, Rosa A., b. 1879, d. 1903, w/o G.W.
Roberts, Martha A., b. 1888, d. 1920
Roberts, W. S., b. 1879, d. 1923
Seals, David, b. 12 Sep 1878, d. 20 Jun 1904, Aged 25y 9m 6d
Seals, Ethelinda, b. 1844, d. 1916
Seals, James, b. 1842, d. 1919, s/w Ethelinda, GAR Flag Marker, (Private Co. A 18th PA Cavalry)
Smith, Amos, b. 26 Nov 1827, d. 21 Mar 1896, s/w Phoebe
Smith, Phoebe, b. 19 Mar 1823, d. 8 Oct 1901
Thomas, Charles Walter, b. 11 Jun 1868, d. 9 Sep 1903, s/w Clara Belle
Thomas, Clara Belle, b. 14 Mar 1876, d. 13 Oct 1903
Thomas, Clarance W., b. 31 Oct 1899, d. 29 Dec 1902, s/o C.W. & C.B.
Thomas, Eli, b. 30 Oct 1851, d. 12 Mar 1908, s/w Elizabeth M.
Thomas, Elizabeth M., b. 29 Sep 1851, d. uninscribed
Thomas, Flora Maria, b. 24 Oct 1880, d. 4 Feb 1964
Thomas, Jesse Tilton, b. 8 Nov 1879, d. 6 Apr 1957, s/w Flora Maria
Thomas, Jesse, b. 17 Jun 1839, d. 1 Feb 1933, s/w Ziza
Thomas, Ziza, b. 25 Feb 1846, d. 11 Apr 1908
Waychoff, Francis, b. 1862, d. 1909, s/w J.L.
Waychoff, J. L., b. 1864, d. uninscribed
Weaver, Johny, b. ? Mar 18??, d. 2? ? 189?, s/o John ?. Weaver & Matilda Morris, (stone of infant or small child)

Misc:
McQauy, ??, (Rest of stone is illegible)
Milliken, ??, (Rest of stone is illegible)
Morris, ??, (Small wooden cross with only surname inscribed)

 

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