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ASmous
Re: Holston
Thanks!
Added by ASmous on Jul 22, 2014 6:26 AM
CousinJudy
RE: The Washington Cemetery
Hi Paul,
I spoke with the one of the librarians at the Washington Citizens Library. She has the list of the original interments at the Hoge Memorial. I need to go there to see it so it might take a few days for me to have a chance to stop by there.

She did say that the bodies were moved. Some were moved to the Washington Cemetery but other went other places including the Immaculate Conception Cemetery (she said the Catholic cemetery on Locust Ave. which I believe is the I.C. cemetery.)

Anyway, we are another step closer. Will let you know when I have had a chance to go to the library. If I don't get there tomorrow, it probably won't be til next week.

Cable is fixed by the way! Yay!

Judy
Added by CousinJudy on Feb 13, 2014 1:43 PM
CousinJudy
RE: The Washington Cemetery
Hi Paul,
I am glad to help and am learning something about history that has been in my own back yard! When I was little The Hoge Memorial was on route that we routinely drove in order to go to a shopping mall. Being in the back seat, I spent a lot of time looking out the windows. I had passed that structure a zillion times and never knew what it really was a memorial to.

I haven't been on that particular street in years but it is only a few blocks off a path that I take when I go to Washington. It is only about 8 miles from my mom's house and I am there at least every other day.

I am a member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Genealogical Society so I will check with some of them or the Washington Citizens Library regarding the interment records. If these sources don't turn up any information, the Law Librarian at the courthouse will know something and may also have the records.

I may not get to it today. My cable, internet and phone are all out and the repair man is supposed to come this afternoon.

I hope that we can make some progress on this question for you!
Added by CousinJudy on Feb 12, 2014 6:25 AM
sherrill smith
RE: Peter Poole (1800 - 1852)
Hi Paul,

Here is a little info you might enjoy. I hope this is what your looking for.

Revolutionary War
Peter served with the Revolutionary War-enlisted 4-16-1777, term 3 yrs. He was paid 6 2/3 dollar per month. This according to an application made with DAR by Betty Mae Griffin Scherer.Peter was the son of Daniel Catherine Ann Van Swerengen and he was born in Fairfax County, VA in 1758. There is no record of his activities until he enlisted in the 16th Virginia Regiment on 4-16-1777, to serve in the Revolutionary War. In looking at the rolls I find a William Mitchell is the drummer boy.
Peter was under the command of Captain Thomas Triplett and Colonel William Grayson, and took part in the battles of Brandwine, Germantown and Monmouth. He was honorably discharged from the service on 9-2-1780, on account of ill health, as records show. For his service in the Revolutionary War he was given a grant of 100 acres of land in Fairfax County, VA.
Peter, while on a 3 months furlough from his regiment on account of ill health, trailed to Augusta Town which was located near where Washington, PA, is now. There he met and married Phoebe Strossnider on 10-24-1778. She was a daughter of John Strossnider of Augusta Town. After their marriage Peter returned to his regiment.
There is a record in the John Horn notes, which are in the possession of W. F. Horn of Topeka, KS stating that Phoebe Poole taught a 2 months term of school in the East Buffalo Church, in May and June 1779. She was the 2nd school teacher in that community.
The home of Phoebe's dad, John Strossnider and his family was burned on the night of 6-12-1780, when almost the entire village was destroyed by fire, by vindictive raiders from Hannastown, which was near Greensburg, PA. John Strossnider being a carpenter, built a log house on the site where Claysville, PA, is now, where he and his family took up their residence.
Peter, after his discharge from the Revolutionary Army, at Staunton, VA, ON 9-2-1780, joined his wife Phoebe at her parents' home, where they lived until the spring of 1783, when they removed to themselves in Buffalo Twp, Washington County. Here they lived on a farm for several years.


Poole History
According to the Poole History dated 4-1977, by Mollie B Knox, Waynesburg, PA 1937. A copy is in the Citizens Library, Washington, PA.
According to this history, there is a record of Peter Poole, who came to America in 1750, and settled at Bound Brook, NJ. It is believed that his brother Daniel Poole, had preceded him. Daniel located in Fairfax County, VA, where he married Catherine Ann Van Swerengen. It was at this same place in NJ that Daniel Poole and wife lived for some time between the time of their marriage and the time they settled in Staunton, VA in 1769.
Peter's children: William not married; Daniel married-no children; Peter married Frances Wilson; Nancy married Matthew Griffin; Phoebe married George Knox; Lydia married a Foster or Farmer; Sarahanne married William Wilson; Catherine married William Campbell; Elizabeth not married.
Peter served with the Revolutionary War-enlisted 4-16-1777, term 3 yrs. He was paid 6 2/3 dollar per month. This according to an application made with DAR by Betty Mae Griffin Scherer.
Peter was the son of Daniel & Catherine Ann Van Swerengen and he was born in Fairfax County, VA in 1758. There is no record of his activities until he enlisted in the 16th Virginia Regiment on 4-16-1777, to serve in the Revoluntionary War. In looking at the rolls I find a William Mitchell is the drummer boy.
Peter was under the command of Captain Thomas Triplett and Colonel William Grayson, and took part in the battles of Brandwine, Germantown and Monmouth. He was honorably discharged from the service on 9-2-1780, on account of ill health, as records show. For his service in the Revolutionary War he was given a grant of 100 acres of land in Fairfax County, VA.
Peter, while on a 3 months furlough from his regiment on account of ill health, trailed to Augusta Town which was located near where Washington, PA, is now. There he met and married Phoebe Stossnider on 10-24-1778. She was a daughter of John Strossnider of Augusta Town. After their marriage Peter returned to his regiment.
There is a record in the John Horn notes, which are in the possession of W. F. Horn of Topeka, KS stating that Phoebe Poole taught a 2 months term of school in the East Buffalo Church, in May and June 1779. She was the 2nd school teacher in that community.
The home of Phoebe's dad, John Strossnider and his family was burned on the night of 6-12-1780, when almost the entire village was destroyed by fire, by vindictive raiders from Hannastown, which was near Greensburg, PA. John Strossnider being a carpenter, built a log house on the site where Claysville, PA, is now, where he and his family took up their residence.
Peter, after his discharge from the Revolutionary Army, at Staunton, VA, ON 9-2-1780, joined his wife Phoebe at her parents' home, where they lived until the spring of 1783, when they removed to themselves in Buffalo Twp, Washington County. Here they lived on a farm for several years.
All the above was from the Poole History by Mollie Knox.
On Jan 28, 1823, Peter made application for a pension and it was granted. The record states that at that time he was between 60-70 years of age, and that he was residing in Buffalo Twp, in what is now Washington Cty, PA. The family removed to Washington in 1825, where Peter Poole, Sr died in 1829.

From Sherrill
Added by sherrill smith on Feb 11, 2014 3:34 PM
CousinJudy
RE: The Washington Cemetery
Hi Paul,
I just phoned the Washington Cemetery and they have no record of a burial for Peter Poole 1758-1829. I believe she said there was a Clifford Poole buried there in the 1970's.

I asked about an older Washington Cemetery. After conferring with someone else in the room, she said that there was an older Washington Cemetery that was near the current Immaculate Conception Church. There is a monument there where the cemetery was. She called it the Hoge Monument. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13724292

You may be able to find more information about the original burials there. I asked if the bodies were moved to her cemetery and after conferring again, she said that yes some of them were. It sounded like not all the families had the bodies moved though. I am sorry that I did not ask if she has a list of the ones that were moved but I can always call back or even stop in there if needed.

I hope this helps. If I find out anything else I will let you know.
Judy
Added by CousinJudy on Feb 11, 2014 8:49 AM
CousinJudy
RE: The Washington Cemetery
Hi Paul,
Thank you for contacting me! The address for Washington Cemetery on Google Maps come up as Washington Cemetery Inc
498 Park Ave
Washington, PA 15301
This cemetery is quite old and is near the main part of town. They still bury people there though. I don't know where the "new" cemetery would be if there is one known in that way. The Immaculate Conception Cemetery is a catholic cemetery sort if near the main part of town also. It might be newer than the Washington Cemetery but it has been there a very long time also.

Let me know if you need help finding something or if there is some way I can further clarify the cemeteries for you. I grew up in that general area and go back frequently.
Judy

Added by CousinJudy on Feb 09, 2014 9:18 AM
Larry & Edie Doepel
Sylvania Brown
Thanks!
Added by Larry & Edie Doepel on Jan 05, 2014 2:13 PM
kakoz
RE: Leland Bergen
so sorry for the mixup

Kakoz
Added by kakoz on Oct 25, 2013 8:41 AM
kakoz
Leland Bergen
Thank you so much for the transfer.

Sincere Thanks,

Kakoz
Added by kakoz on Oct 25, 2013 7:40 AM
David
Ogden
Paul - I went to Westchester yesterday and searched every stone - no Ogden! Sadly, many of the stones are ruined through weather, having fallen over and never been recovered/re-set, can't be read, etc. The disarray was sad. Sorry I couldn't help you! David
Added by David on Sep 24, 2013 9:04 AM
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