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Oak Grove Cemetery
Centerville, Washington County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 40° 03' 32"N, Lon: 80° 58' 09"W
West Pike Run Township

Contributed by Gary L Caldwell, Apr 25, 2010, last edited Dec 16, 2010 [caldwell.gary@gmail.com]. Total records = 46.

To reach the Oak Grove Cemetery from Centerville PA, drive north on Route 481 for 1.26 mi. After passing Pike Run Drive on the right when Rte 481 curves west, continue west onto Laurel Road as Rte 481 turns north and continue west for about .07mi. The cemetery will be on the left or south side of Laurel Road.

This cemetery was established by Eli Griffith in about 1845 on 2.75 acres of land. At one time there was a Presbyterian Church on the south side of the land. The church no longer exists but is shown on maps.

This data was collected by the DAR and found in the genealogy section of the Washington PA library. The data is from 1938 so the burial records may not be complete.

- Gary L Caldwell

Cleaver, Isaac, d. 1866, age: 79yr
Croasdale, Annie, d. 1872, age: 20yr, daughter
Croasdale, Mary Jane, no dates, age: 55yr, wife of Joseph
Crouch, Eva G., b. 1858, d. 1886
Crouch, James W., b. 1826, d. 1916
Crouch, Mary J., b. 1822, d. 1890, wife of James W.
Forsythe, Eliza A., b. 1850, d. 1874, wife of W.H.
Greenlee, Lewis, b. 2? Jul 1814, d. 21 May 1902, Birth date is typed over and unreadable
Griffith, Austin, b. 1886, d. 1891, brother
Griffith, Emma, b. 1846, d. 1917, wife of Emmor
Griffith, Emmor H., b. 1821, d. 1917
Griffith, I., d. 1863, age: 78yr
Griffith, L., d. 1849, age: 64yr
Griffith, Lola, b. 1861, d. 1931
Griffith, Lydia M., b. 1834, d. 1915
Griffith, Oliver Rae, b. 1834, d. 1884
Griffith, S.S., d. 1851, age: 37yr
Hannen, Henry, b. 1841, d. 1919, Civil War, Corp. Co. G. 3rd Prov Regt. PA Cavalry
Hannen, Sherman, b. 1892, d. 1911
Jenkins, David, b. 1803, d. 1890
Jenkins, G. W. (Capt), b. 1839, d. 1913, Civil War, Co. B. 22nd PA Col
Jenkins, John, b. 1842, d. 1876, Civil War, 22nd PA Cavalry
Jenkins, Mary, b. 1811, d. 1881, wife of David
Jones, Ada R., b. 1868, d. 1897
Kerr, Margaret, b. 22 Feb 1789, d. 14 Jun 1888
Maxwell, Mary, d. 1861, age: 63yr
Power, J. Harisy, b. 1864, d. 1894
Sharpnack, Ellis B., b. 1837, d. 1887, Civil War
Smith , Esther, b. 1891, d. 1918, wife of H.D.W., Esther has been penciled out and placed under Ellen
Snyder, E. H., b. 1843, d. 1918
Snyder, Julia, b. 1814, d. 1892
Stacy, J. Carl, b. 1886, d. 1898
Staley, Eliza Ann, b. 1838, d. 1932, wife of Fred
Staley, Frederick, b. 1828, d. 1906, Civil War, Pvt. 168th PA drafted Militia
Staley, Samuel, b. 1834, d. 1913, Civil War, Pvt 168th Pa drafted Militia
Taylor, Caroline V., b. 1830, d. 1900, wife of Oliver
Taylor, Ellen N., b. 1847, d. 1905
Taylor, Joseph L., b. 1815, d. 1891
Taylor, Marris, d. 1876, age: 42yr
Taylor, Mary, b. 1831, d. 1892
Taylor, Oliver, b. 1829, d. 1922
Taylor, Susanna, d. 1873, age: 80yr , His Wife
Walker, Ann, b. 20 Apr 1822, d. 1896, wife of William
Walker, Emma, b. 1853, d. 1889, wife of S.C.
Walker, Mary M., b. 1856, d. 1894
Walker, William, b. 1806, d. 1864

 

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