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McVay Cemetery
Aleppo, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39° 49' 01"N, Lon: 80° 24' 57"W
Aleppo Township

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Nov 22, 2009, last edited Nov 24, 2009 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 59.

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 7 miles. Make a left on to Long Run and follow for 4.3 miles. Turn right on Blacks Creek Road and follow for .2 miles. The cemetery is located beside the road on the left hand side.

The McVay Cemetery is marked by a sign, is in good condition and is maintained on a regular basis. All but a few of the of the stones are standing, but several are very difficult to read. I found four fieldstone markers as well as two stones that are now completely illegible. (Ed. note: some maps incorrectly call it the McDay Cemetery)

I walked this cemetery on Nov 08, 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


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

Adams, Mary E., d. 21 Jun 1893, Aged 21y 1m 1d
Black, Elizabeth, d. 20 May 1872, In the 48th year of her age
Black, Mary M., (rest of stone illegible)
Finch, Alice T., d. 15 Dec 1884, Aged 8m 8d, d/o William & L.E., s/w William Irvin & Oscar A.
Finch, Jonathan, d. 14 Dec 1890, Aged 68y
Finch, Lydia E., b. 11 Jan 1854, d. 9 Mar 1934
Finch, Oscar A., d. 12 Dec 1888, Aged 8m 18d, s/o William & L.E.
Finch, Rachel, 2 Oct 1869, Aged 47y, w/o Jonathan
Finch, William, b. 6 Jun 1848, d. 17 Apr 1907, s/w Lydia E.
Finch, William Irvin, d. 3 Feb 1891, Aged 5y 3m 10d, s/o William & L.E.
Hughes, Caroline, b. 1839, d. 1885
Hughes, Mary K., b. 1815, d. 1883, Mother
Hughes, Maybell, d, 27 Aug 1871, Aged 2y 11m 5d, d/o ? & ?
Hughes, Mems E., b. 1845, d. 1864, Son
Hughes, Owen, b. 1855, d. 1927, Son
Hughes, William, b. 1816, d. 1866, Father
Keener, Malinda, d. 14 Apr 1900, Aged 65y 8m 24d
Keener, Oliver, d. 25 Apr 1866, In the 32nd year of his age (stone has broken off its base and leans against Malinda's)
King, Elizabeth, w/o William (no other inscriptions)
King, John, (no other inscriptions)
King, Mary, d. 20 Feb 1869, w/o John (no age is given)
King, William, b. 6 Jun 1833, d. 7 Nov 1915
Lilley, Rebecca A., b. 28 Dec 1836, d. 1 Apr 1892
Lyon, Eliza, d. 9 Jun 1857, Aged 36y 9m 23d, w/o Peter
McVay, Anthony A., b. 1856, d. 1934, s/w Mary A.
McVay, Christena, b. 1833, d. 1887
McVay, Elma Maria, b. 1834, d. 1861, w/o George
McVay, George, b. 1832, d. 1914, s/w Elma Maria
McVay, James, b. 22 Mar 1822, d. 17 May 1908, s/w Susan
McVay, John, b. 1825, d. 1897, GAR Flag Marker
McVay, Mary A., b. 1856, d. 1957, w/o Anthony A.
McVay, Molly Patterson, b. 1871, d. 1948
McVay, Susan, b. 19 Oct 1827, d. 9 May 1917, w/o James
McVay, Ura Maria, b. 13 Jul 1897, d. 8 Mar 1899, d/o A.A. & M.A.
McVay, Warren, b. 1862, d. 1937, s/w Molly Patterson
Mitchell, Clara R., b. 14 Mar 1878, d. 29 Sep 1881, d/o J. & S.M.
Mitchell, Elizabeth, d. 21 Feb 1870, Aged 59y 2m ?d, w/o John W.
Mitchell, John W., b. 18 Apr 1874, Aged 62y 8m 18d
More, Harriet, d. 26 Mar 1869, Aged 1y 2m, d/o Perry & Sarah Ann
Mouinger, Infant, stillborn 23 Oct 1869, child of E. & H.
Neal, Benjamine, d. 4 Dec 1901, Aged 64y, Enroled Sep. 20th & Dis. Dec. 22, GAR Flag Marker
Neal, Mary, d. 10 Sep 1889, Aged 88y 2m 23d, s/w Benjamine & Hannah Ullom
Neel, Elizabeth, b. 1838, d. 1924
Neel, James B., d. 20 Aug 1859, Aged 2y 9m 20d, s/o William & Mary J.
Neel, William H., d. 16 Aug 1859, Aged 1y 5m, s/o William & Mary J.
Smith, Eliza Jane, b. 24 oct 1839, d. 31 Mar 1881, w/o Japheth
Smith, Japheth, b. 26 Nov 1831, d. 25 Aug 1899, s/w Eliza Jane
Snyder, Hannah M., d. 21 Jun 1880, Aged 36y 2m 2?d
Snyder, Ida, b. 31 Dec 1875, d. 16 Jan 1894, d/o H.C. & H.M.
Snyder, Infant, d. 23 Jun 1880, s/o H.C. & H.M., (no age given)
Snyder, James P., d. 1 Mar 1879, Aged 8m 1?d, s/o H.C. & H.M.
Snyder, Margaret A., d. 12 Aug 1871, Aged 2m 12d, d/o H.C. & H.M.
Stockdale, Orpha Erl, d. 3 Sep 1886, Aged 4m 27d, d/o Robert F. & Sarah M.
Stockdale, Robert F., b. 22 Aug 1858, d. 4 Oct 1900
Stockdale, Sarah M., d. 6 Jul 1886, Aged 28y 2d, w/o Robert F.
Strown, Mary J., d. 7 Nov 1870, Aged 14y 7m 9d, d/o J. & M.J.
Ullom, Hannah, d. 14 Aug 1896, Aged 56y 4m
Whipkey, Elizabeth, d. 27 Nov 1899, Aged 75y, w/o Noah
Whipkey, Mary, b. 4 Dec 1849, d. 29 Nov 1911, w/o Noah

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