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Bluff, Greene County, Pennsylvania
Lat: 39° 48' 48"N, Lon: 80° 18' 09"W
Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Mar 28, 2009, last edited May 07, 2009 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 9.
From the Route 18/Route 21 split in west Waynesburg, follow Route 21 West approximately 6.5 miles through the town of Rogersville to a blinking yellow light. Turn left at the light and continue for another .4 miles. Make a left on to Hargus Creek Road, passing by West Greene High School. Follow for 4.4 miles. At the bottom of a large hill you will see Fordyce Road on your right. A stone house sits at this intersection. When you pull in the driveway, the cemetery will be located to the left up in a field on a hill.
The home and land is currently owned by Richard J. Cerar. Please ask permission from the land owner before going to the cemetery.
The cemetery is in poor condition and is not maintained. Trees and brush have grown around it. There is evidence of an old fence and gate that at one time would have surrounded it. All but two stones are down.
I walked the cemetery on 28 Feb 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
Orndoff, Dessie, 7 Aug 1893, d. 8 Sep 1893, twin d/o William & Eliza, s/w Odie
Orndoff, Jesse Sr., b. 20 May 1816, d. 19 Sep 1899, s/w Susan
Orndoff, Odie, 15 Aug 1877, d. 7 Mar 1879, s/o William & Eliza
Orndoff, Susan, b. 21 Nov 1826, d. 20 Feb 1906
Stewart, Margaret, d. 30 Apr 1868, age: 23y 5m 18d, w/o Thomas C.
Stewart, Thompson Lloyd, b. 10 Jun 1872, d. 9 Oct 1892, s/o T.C. & S. Stewart
Wells, Clyde, b. 11 Apr 1884, d. 5 Aug 1894, s/w J. Ira
Wells, J. Ira, b. 22 Dec 1875, d. 21 Nov 1892
Wells, Rhode, d. 28 Jan 1871, w/o James, (stone is broken off at the bottom)
Pennsylvania Death Records
- Pennsylvania Newspapers, Full Search (1719-1996), 557 titles - GenealogyBank.com
- Pennsylvania Obituary Search - (1981-current) - GenealogyBank.com
- Pennsylvania Funeral Notices - GenealogyBank.com