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Hill Schoolhouse Cemetery
East View, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39 53' 49"N, Lon: 80 13' 28"W

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Apr 05, 2008, last edited Apr 08, 2009 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 36.

From Waynesburg follow Route 21 West approximately two miles, just east of the small village of East View. The cemetery is located on the left hand side of the road and is situated next to Waynesburg University's ballfields. It can easily be seen from the road and is surrounded by a white vinyl fence. Access can be gained through a single gate.

This cemetery is in poor condition but is cleared off a few times each year. Some stones are worn badly from age, and some have fallen. I also found eight unidentified fieldstone markers, eight completely illegible stones and few bases with no stones. No burials have occurred here in well over 120 years.

Entries followed by an * asterisk were taken from a transcription complied by Dorothy and James Hennen in 1975. I could not locate or identify these stones when I surveyed this cemetery in 2007.

I walked the cemetery on 22 April 2007. 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
c/o = consort of
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
i/o = infant of

s/o = son of
s/w = shares stone with
w/o = wife of
( ) = author's comments
* = found no stone or marker

Braddock, Elizabeth S., d. ?? 23 18??, Aged ?, d/o J. & E.
Braddock, Fanie Eunice, (Rest of stone illegible)
Hill, Elizabeth, d. 20 Aug 1851, Aged 74y 8m 8d, w/o Samuel *
Hill, Samuel, d. Apr 1840, In the 38th year of his age
Hill, Samuel, In memory of, Who departed this life 8 Feb 1827, Aged 59y 2m 15d
Pipes, Margaret, In memory of, Who departed this life 6 Feb 1833, Aged 31y 9m 22d, w/o James
Rees, Caroline, b. 25 Jan 1854, d. 1 Apr 1858, s/w John & Robert
Rees, Cassander, d. 23 Jan 1860, In the 89th year of her age, w/o William Sr.
Rees, Catharine, b. 25 Sep 1820, d. 13 Aug 1863, w/o John D., "Gone to inherit fairer climes"
Rees, Isabella, d. 25 Dec 1843, Aged 1d, d/o J.D. & C. *
Rees, John D., b. 15 Mar 1819, d. 2 Aug 1866
Rees, John, b. 4 Jun 1849, d. 30 Mar 1858, s/w Caroline & Robert
Rees, John, d. 20 Jun 1862, Aged 69y 4m 28d
Rees, Robert, b. b. 27 Jul 1857, d. 31 Mar 1858, s/w John & Caroline
Rees, William Sr., d. 6 Jul 1829, Aged 59y 10m 20d
Smith, Deborah, d. 20 Aug 1851, Aged 7y 11m 7d, d/o J. & Nancy
Throckmorton, Agnis, d/o M. & ??, (Rest of stone illegible)
Throckmorton, Catharine, d. 14 Mar 1853, Aged 63y 4m 22d, w/o Joseph
Throckmorton, Daniel, b. 18 Jan 1821, d. 21 May 1827, s/o J.R. & Jain, s/w John B.
Throckmorton, Effy, (Rest of stone illegible)
Throckmorton, Euphen, b. 7 Jun 1810, d. 14 Jun 1882, w/o J.R.
Throckmorton, Infant, d. 12 Sep 18??, s/o J. & ??
Throckmorton, J.R., b. 24 Feb 1790, d. 25 Jul 1885
Throckmorton, Jain, b. 11 Nov 1800, d. 16 Feb 1839, w/o J.R.
Throckmorton, John B., b. & d. 10 Feb 1845, s/o J.R. & Euphen, s/w Daniel
Throckmorton, Joseph, d. 15 Sep 1881, Aged 96y 3m 12d
Throckmorton, Joseph, d. 7 Jul 1830, Aged ??, s/o M. & ??
Throckmorton, Margaret, d. 12 Nov 1823, Aged 27y 3m 12d, w/o Morford *
Throckmorton, Mary J., d. 23 Feb 1845, Aged ??, d/o ??
Throckmorton, Mary M., d. 7 Nov 1850, Aged 2y, d/o M. & A. *
Throckmorton, Nancy, 28 Feb 1869, Aged 67y 7m 9d, w/o Morford *
Throckmorton, Rebecca S., d. 21 May 1845, Aged 1y 5m 21d, d/o John & Alee *
Vancleve, Adeline, no dates, rest of stone illegible
Vancleve, Charity, d. 14 Feb 1874, Aged 72y 5m 22d, w/o Obadiah *
Vancleve, Obadiah, d. 22 Feb 1873, Aged 75y 20d
Vancleve, Rebecca, In Memory of, d. 24 Feb 1839, Aged 3y 10m 10d, d/o Obadiah & Charity

 

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