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Roberts Cemetery
Rutan, Greene County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39 53' 52"N, Lon: 80 20' 48"W
Center Township

Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Feb 15, 2009, last edited Apr 22, 2009 [forza@windstream.net]. Total records = 10.

From Waynesburg follow Route 21 West approximately 6.5 miles through the town of Rogersville and to a blinking yellow light. Bear to the right and stay on Route 21 West for another 4 miles until you come to the small village of Rutan. Make a left onto Jacobs Run and follow for .4 miles, passing by Claylick Road on your left and a gas pipeline right of way on your right. Just ahead will be a house and barn.

One should ask permission from the home owner to park your car here. The cemetery is located near the wood line at the top of the of the gas pipeline right of way on the left hand side.

Today the cemetery is in very poor condition. It is quite overgrown with brush and large trees and is no longer maintained. I found three unidentifiable field stone markers.

I walked the cemetery on 13 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

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

Canders, Zizah, d. 18 Jul 1828, aged ?y 10m 28, To the memory of
Roberts, Elizabeth, b. 1830, d. 1851, w/o Samuel
Roberts, Huldah, b. 1791, d. 2 May 1839, w/o Isaac, (Rest of original stone is illegible), (Also found on the large Roberts monument)
Roberts, Isaac, b. 1777, d. Jul 1825, age: 48yr, s/w Huldah, Obed, Serena, Rebecca, Samuel, Elizabeth, Sarah A. & Abigail Wright, (Rest of original stone is illegible), (Also found on the large Roberts monument)
Roberts, Obed, b. 1818, d. 1843
Roberts, Rebecca, no dates, no inscription
Roberts, Samuel, b. 1824, d. 1900
Roberts, Sarah A., b. 1848, d. 1856, d/o Samuel & Elizabeth
Roberts, Serena, b. 1818, d. uninscribed
Wright, Abigail, d. 15 Apr 1888, formerly Roberts, (no age given)

 

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