THE OLD TENT CEMETERY

OLD TENT

Readings by Phyllis Dye Slater. Photos by Janice McCarty (2006).

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Located at Peter's Run Road, Ohio County, W.Va.

Regarding this cemetery, according to the Giffen Family Genealogy, on November 19, 1923, the Ohio County Commissioners agreed "To assume perpetual care of said property in its present state, and to keep and maintain the same in a neat and sightly condition, and not to disturb the graves now located on said property."

1796-1882

Atkinson, James - d. Dec. 31, 1826, age 55 yr. 2 mo. 4 da.
_______, Margaret - d. Aug. 13, 1816 w/o James/dau. of Josias & Hannah Brown
Bane, John - b. 1743 - d. April. 19, 1819 - (PHOTO)
_____, Margaret - b. 1747 - d. Mar. 10, 1815 - w/o John - (PHOTO)
Brown, Hannah - b. 1747 - d. Oct. 14, 1825 - age 78 yr.
_____, Harlin P. - d. May 20, 1857 - son of W.W. & D. Brown
_____, Josias - b. 1744 - d. Mar. 27, 1821 age 77 Penn. PFC IBNPA Militia Revolutionary War.
Coats, John - b. 1826 - d. 1829 - (PHOTO)
Curry, Rechel - b. 1784 - d. May 19, 1814
____, Robert - b. 1788 - d. Aug. 16, 1811
Finley, Elizabeth - b. 1765 - d. Oct. 9, 1828
_____, John - b. 1756 - d. Nov. 16, 1820
_____, Samuel - b. 1750 - d. Sept. 12, 1828
Fletcher, Mary - d. Dec. 31, 1864 - age 69 yr. native of Wandhall, Yorkshire, Eng.
______, William - b. 1797 - d. Apr. 11, 1871, native of Wandall, Yorkshire, England
Giffen, Daniel - b. 1772 - d. Jan. 13, 1852
_____, Mary - b. 1742 - d. Aug. 4, 1821 - (PHOTO)
_____, Nancy - b. 1742 - d. 1848 - wife of Daniel
_____, Robert - b. 1743 - d. Aug. 17, 1829 - (PHOTO) - (PHOTO)
The following are children of J. and M.J. Giffen
Giffen, Andrew E. - d. 1855
_____, Mary B. - d. 1855
_____, Nancy - d. 1846
_____, Pheobe - d. 1833
_____, Virginia - d. 1851
_____, William - b. 1800 - d. 1862 - Civil War Soldier.
_____, Willie - d. 1863
Graham, Eleaor - b. 1825 - d. 1828
Hodge, Joseph W. - b. 1832 - d. 1835 - son of William and Mary
_____, Mary Jane - b. 1814 - d. Jan. 22, 1835 - wife of William
Holmes, Ethel - d. ? 27, 1876 - age 11 mo.
Kelly, James - d. Nov. 29, 1862 - age 69 yr 2 mo 14 da.
____, Jane Robinson - d. Apr. 28, 1823 - age 29 yr 5mo 27da.
McClure, Andrew - b. 1722 - d. 1800
______, Eliza - b. 1803 - d. Nov. 1, 1873
______, Mary - b. 1786 - d. Apr. 18, 1811
______, Richard Sr. - b. 1764 - d. Dec. 12, 1808
______, Richard - b. 1774 - d. Oct. 17, 1862
______, Col.Samuel - b. 1776 - d. Oct. 2, 1867 beloved husband of Mary War of 1812
______, Sarah - b. 1732 - d. Oct. 27, 1817 - wife of Andrew
______, Sarah - b. 1767 - d. 1857
______, Susanna - b. 1768 - d. 1836
McCoy, Anne - b. 1779 - d. 1844 - wife of William
______, Catherine - d. Nov. 10, 1867 - daughter of John & Hannah
______, Hannah - d. Aug. 3, 1870 - wife of John
______, Jane - d. Jan. 26, 1855 - daughter of S. & E. McCoy
______, John - No dates
______, William - b. 1777 - d. 1847
______, William - No dates - son of John & Hannah
______, William - d. Sept. 1840 - age 10yr 10mo 15 da. son of John & Lydia
Marling, Elijah - b. 1787 - d. Mar. 14, 1878
______, Elizabeth - b. 1790 - d. Jun. 17, 1841 - wife of Elijah
______, Moses - b. 1818 - d. Aug. 16, 1854 - son of Elijah & Elizabeth
______, Rachel - b. 1815 - d. Dec. 7, 1840 - dau. of Elijah & Elizabeth
Parshall, Agnes - b. 1791 - d. Jun. 16, 1857 - wife of David
______, David - b. 1777 - d. Dec. 5, 1850
Pierson, John - d. Oct. 18, 1828 - age 89 yr.
Ralston, Mary - b. 1752 - d. Jun __, 1823
Robinson, Martha - d. Nov. 19, 1803 - age 13 yr.
_______, Rebecca - b. 1798 - d. 1834 - dau. Samuel & Rebecca
_______, Rebecca Wilson - b. 1763 - d. 1847 - wife of Samuel
_______, Samuel - b. 1760 - d. Aug. 10, 1840
Smith, Margaret Robinson - b. 1796 - d. 1835 dau. of Samuel & Rebecca Robinson wife of Isaac R. Smith
Spence, William - d. 1875
Stewart, John - b. 1745 - d. Sept. 23, 1829 (PHOTO)
______, Maria - b. 1846 - d. Aug. 2, 1846 - dau. of Edward & Elizabeth
______, Martha - b. 1767 - d. Jul. 15, 1831 - wife of John
______, Mary - b. 1758 - d. Mar. 5, 1845 - wife of Robert S. Sr.
______, Mathew - b. 1798 - d. Dec. 21, 1825
______, Robert A. - b. 1819 - d. Sept. 20, 1840 - son of Edward & Elizabeth
______, Robert S. Sr. - b. 1752 - d. 1838
______, Samuel - b. 1793 - d. Nov. 26, 1826
______, Thomas - No dates
Terill, Jane - b. 1811 - d. 1882 - (PHOTO)
____, Martha M. - b. 1809 - d. Feb. 4, 1859
____, Mary C. - d. Apr. 12, 1855 - wife of John
Teril, Thomas M. - b. 1842 - d. 1863 - son of J & M. - Civil War, 12th WV Inf - (PHOTO)
Terril, Daniel, Sr. - b. 1769 - d. Mar. 2, 1847 - (PHOTO)
Terril, Jane (Jean) (Giffen) - d. May 27, 1849, aged 79yrs 8mo 12da. (PHOTO)
Vance, James - No dates
_____, Mary - No dates
_____, Rachel - b. 1809 - d. 1810 - dau. of James & Mary
Waddle, Agnes - b. 1807 - d. Aug. 20, 1828
______, Anna M. - b. 1835 - d. 1854
______, Elizabeth - b. 1773 - d. Apr. 29, 1854 - wife of William
______, Infant - b. 1851 - d. 1851
______, Jane - b. 1780 - d. Aug. --, 1868 - wife of Joseph
______, Joseph - d. Apr. 28, 1863 - age 85 yr.
______, Rachel - b. 1810 - d. Jul. 17, 1835
______, Susan - b. 1822 - d. Dec. 27, 1843
Wallace, Samuel - b. 1758 - d. Nov. 23, 1843
______, Sarah - No dates - 79 yr. wife of Samuel
Watson, John - d. Jan. 18, 1839 - age 31 yr.
Williamson, Margaret - b. 1826 - d. Jul. 6, 1851 - dau. of W. &W. Williamson.
_________, William - b. 1781 - d. May 19, 1849

Additions from other sources:

Shorts Funeral Home Records
Grandchild of Eliza Johnson - August. 29, 1895
Mrs. Henis - age 34 - Jan. 31, 1899

From Newspapers and Death Records (by Audra Wayne)

(SORRY, NO DATES FOR THESE ADDITIONS)

Culver, John - d. May 25, 1904 - age 68 yr 16 da. son of Andrew
_____, Simon - d. May 25, 1901 - age 75 - son of John and Margaret.
Curry, John
Hodge, William
McClure, Elizabeth - wife of Richard
______, William - son of Wm. & Elizabeth
______, Anna, - dau. of Wm. and Elizabeth
Smith, Isaac - husband of Margaret
Stewart, Nathan
______, Edward
______, Elizabeth
______,E.E.
Terell, Jeremiah
____, John
Vance, James Jr. - son of James & Mary
_____, Mary - dau. of James & Mary
Waddle, William
______, Rachael
______, Inez
______, Susan

Marling, Elijah - d. Thursday, May 2d 1895 at 10pm; aged 70 years; buried Tent Cemetery - [Wheeling Register May 4, 1895 - Linda Fluharty]

Tombstones of people related to these families, in other cemeteries:

HIGH RIDGE CEMETERY, in Pease & Pultney Twps., Belmont County, Ohio:
Giffen, George, died July 21, 1839, age 60yr 9 da. - (PHOTO)
Giffen, Mary, w/o George - died Mar. 5, 1851, age 70yrs. - (PHOTO)
Giffen, Sarah (Hinkle), d/o Christopher & Sarah (Keyser) Hinkle - Sept 21, 1807 - 1894 - (PHOTO)
Giffen, Robert, s/o George & Nancy - 1804 - 1866 - (PHOTO)

Submitted by Mary Staley:

Giffin, Thurman, no dates
Giffin, William, 1833 - 1905
Giffin, Sarah, 1874? - --
Giffin, Jane, d. 1891 - aged 79 (stone on ground)
Giffin, Christopher, 1831-1911
Giffin, Kezia Stahl, wife
Giffin, Isabella, 1822-1911
Giffin, Robert, d. 1843 - age 41 (stone face down)
Giffin Joseph, d. 1878 - aged 72
Giffin, Mary, wife - 1822 - 1849
Giffin, Mary, wife, d. 1878 - aged 40
Giffin, John, d. 1833 - aged ?
Giffin, Martha
Giffin, Elizabeth, d. 1838 - aged 1
Giffin, William, d. 1832 - aged 72
Giffin, Archibald, d. 1833 - aged 61
Giffin, John, d. 1874 - aged 52
Giffin, John, d. 1881 - aged 75
Giffin, Jane, d. 1891 - aged 44

LINWOOD CEMETERY, Blaine, Belmont County, Ohio:
Giffen, Robert, Co A 43 Ohio Inf, Civil War - Jul 9 1836 - May 21, 1904 - (PHOTO)
Giffen, John W., 1864 - 1929 - (PHOTO)
Dye, Virginia Giffen - 1901 - 1985 - (PHOTO)
Giffen, Robert, 1836 - 1904 - (PHOTO)
Giffen, Florence, 1844 - 1929 - (PHOTO)


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