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Valley Chapel Cemetery
Jackson Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania
Lat: 39° 49' 49"N, Lon: 80° 20' 01"W
Contributed by Brad Jarvis, Nov 29, 2008, last edited Jul 04, 2009 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 79.
From Waynesburg follow Route 21 West approximately 6.5 miles through the town of Rogersville and to a blinking yellow light. Turn left onto Route 18 South and travel 4.6 miles. The cemetery will be on the left side of the road across a small stream. There is a place to park and bridge to walk across to access the cemetery. Valley Chapel Church is directly across the road from the cemetery.
The cemetery is in good condition and is maintained on a regular basis. I found two illegible markers and one fieldstone marker. Burials still occur here, although infrequently. The last was in 2005.
I walked the cemetery on Oct 26, 2008. 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, Nancy, d. 1 Oct 1925, Aged 97y 9m 5d
Anderson, Cephas, b. 1858, d. 1938
Anderson, Louis, b. 1890, d. 1966, Pvt. Combat Officers Depot, World War I Flag Marker
Anderson, Louisa J., b. 1953, d. 1921
Anderson, Manervey J., b. 1857, d. 1885, Daughter, w/o Cephas s/w Susan Staggers
Bosworth, Cora, b. 19 Sep 1870, d. 19 Jun 1966
Bosworth, David C., b. 2 May 1867, d. 7 Aug 1933, Father
Bosworth, Margaret, d. 2 Dec 1892, Aged 47y, w/o William, Asleep in Jesus
Bosworth, Nora D., b. 1871, d. 1962, Mother
Bosworth, Sarah Lou, b. & d. 1935, Our Darling
Bosworth, William, d. 24 Dec 1894, Aged 56y, Private Co. A 7th WVA Infantry, GAR Flag Marker
Bosworth, Willie T., d. 25 Dec 1901, Aged 17y 2m 17d, At rest
Burges, William, d. ?9 Mar 18??, Aged 4y 11m 5d, s/o Harvey & Nancy
Chaney, John L., b. 6 Oct 190?, d. 2? Sep 1912
Chess, Emma R., b. 26 Mar 1866, d. 12 Feb 1925
Chess, William J., b. 9 Nov 1860, d. 10 Nov 1922, s/w Emma R.
Custer, Eli, b. d, 18 Jun 1871, Aged 53y 2m 18d
Custer, Harriet Ann, d. 26 Mar 1871, Aged 21y 11m 3d, d/o Eli & Mariah
Custer, Joel M., d. 14 Jun 1880, Aged 17y 5m 22d, s/o Eli & Mariah
Custer, Mariah, b. 6 Sep 1830, d. 2? ? 1897, (Stone is broken in two)
Custer, Morgan E., d. 30 Jun 1882, Aged 28y 2m 29d, s/o Eli & Mariah
Custer, Rhoda, d. 28 Oct 188?, Aged 24y 11m 23d
Fonner, Eliza J., d. 10 Sep 1872, Aged 15y 10m 22d, d/o G. & L.
Fry, Margaret, b. 13 May 1846, d. 17 Dec 1910, w/o Peter
Fry, Peter, b. 10 May 1839, d. 30 Jul 1903, s/w Margaret, GAR Flag Marker, (Most likely Pvt. Co. D 1st WVA Infantry)
Frye, Andrew J., b. 1 Mar 1868, d. 7 Dec 1952, s/w Winnie V.
Frye, Henry A., b. 1913, d. 1949, s/o A.J. & Winnie
Frye, Lillian, b. 11 Dec 1872, d. 5 Aug 1902, w/o A.J.
Frye, Winnie V., b. 9 Nov 1880, d. 13 Nov 1960
Garner, E.A., b. 22 Feb 1827, d. 3 Jan 1907, s/w H.M.
Garner, H.M., b. 5 May 1823, d. 29 May 1902, Gone but not forgotten
Graham, George, b. 1756, d. 1840, Pvt. Capt. Shaver's Co. NJ Regt. Rev. War, Revoltionary War Flag Marker
Grimes, Maria, b. 3 Oct 1820, d. 20 Mar 1912, w/o P.M.
Grimes, P.M., b. 16 Oct 1823, d. 26 Apr 1896, s/w Maria, (Stone has a Memory Medallion)
Grimes, Roger Wayne, b. 29 Dec 1952, d. 9 Feb 2002, Beloved Husband Father & Pappy, Love lives on
Grinage, Alpheus H., b. 1905, d. 1921
Grinage, Alpheus, b. 19 May 1838, d. 11 Dec 1908, s/w Susan
Grinage, Benjamin, d. 19 Sep 1866, Aged 61y 4m 15d
Grinage, Cassie E., b. 1883, d. 1935, Mother
Grinage, Charles A., b. 3 Sep 1884, d. 19 Apr 1888, s/o Alpheus & Susan
Grinage, Edward, b. 1891, d. 1918, Private Co. A Dev. Br. No. 5, World War I Flag Marker
Grinage, Elmer, b. 1845, d. 1922, s/w Josephine
Grinage, George E., b. 8 Sep 1882, d. 25 Apr 1888, s/o Alpheus & Susan
Grinage, H.J., b. 15 May 1844, d. 19 Aug 1905
Grinage, Ira, d. 24 Mar 1869, Aged 21y 1m 10d, s/o Benjamin & Ruth
Grinage, Josephine, b. 1853, d. 1919
Grinage, Lawrence, b. 27 ? 187?, Aged 10m 15d, s/o ? & Elizabeth
Grinage, Mary B., b. 22 Apr 1878, d. 1 May 1899, d/o Alpheus & Susan
Grinage, Ruth J., d. 26 May 1868, Aged 60y 3m 19d, w/o Benjamin
Grinage, Susan, b. 15 Mar 1847, d. 29 Jan 1936
Grinage, Thomas H., b. 1874, d. 1930
Grinage, William C., b. 1876, d. 1941, Father, s/w Cassie E.
Hunnell, Elizabeth J., d. 6 Jul 1884, Aged 32y 10d 29d, w/o Isaac
Johnson, Catherine, b. w/o David, (Rest of stone is illegible)
Johnson, David H., d. 1880, Aged 67y, (Stone is broken in two)
Johnson, Joseph B., d. 5 Mar 1862, Aged 75y ?m 16d
Johnson, Sarah, d. 24 jan 1867, Aged 73y 9m ?d, w/o Joseph B.
Johnson, William Lester, d. ? Apr 18??, Aged ?, s/o ? & ?
Knight, John E.M., d. 25 Apr 1881, Aged 19y 7d, (Stone is off its base and laying on its side)
Knight, John, d. ? Aug 1861, Aged 35y 4d, (Stone is broken in two)
Knight, Mary M., d. 7 May 1881, Aged 21y 1m 24d
Loar, Mary M., d. 12 Oct 1881, Aged 9y 7m 12d, d/o J.H. & L., s/w Rosco
Loar, Rosco, d. 16 Aug 1881, Aged 1m, s/o J.H. & L.
McCray, Hannah Grinage, b. 1 Jun 1836, d. 3 Sep 1900, w/o Thomas
Meek, Hettie M., b. 24 Dec 1921, d. 2 Jan 1922
Phillips, Frederick E., b. 3 May 1934, d. 21 Oct 2004, PFC US Army Korea, Korean War Flag Marker
Staggers, Susan, b. 1813, d. 1906, Mother, w/o Abraham, s/w Manervey J. Anderson
Weaver, Adam, d. 18 Jan 189?, Aged 42y ?m 19d
Weaver, Alonzo C., d. 7 Nov 1889, Aged 2y 1m 4d, s/o Adam & Emma
Weaver, Andrew J., b. 1837, d. 1913, Co. I First WVA Cavalry, s/w Anna M., GAR Flag Marker
Weaver, Anna M., b. 1847, d. 19uninscribed
Weaver, David O., b. 6 Dec 1881, d. 2 Jul 1882, s/o David & M.J.
Weaver, David, b. 10 May 1833, d. 8 Sep 1906, Co. K 5th Regt. PA. Vol., s/w Mary J. Ullom, GAR Flag Marker
Weaver, Hiram, b. 1839, d. 1911, Corp. Co. F PA Infantry Vol., GAR Flag Marker
Weaver, Hiram, d. 31 Jul 1870, Aged 11m 15d, s/o D. & M.J.
Weaver, James Madison, b. 1876, d. 1969, Pvt. K 10th PA. Infantry, s/w Malissa, Spanish American War Flag Marker
Weaver, Julia Ann, d. 20 Aug 1889, Aged ?8y 9m 4d, w/o Jacob
Weaver, Malissa, b. 1884, d. 1980
Weaver, Mary J. Ullom, b. 13 Apr 1837, d. 1 Nov 1906
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