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Glass Factory Cemetery, Covington Township, Tioga County, PA
A.K.A. Old Settlers Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery -  1970s

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Nov 2007

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Name of Cemetery:    Old Settlers Cemetery, Covington Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
Read By:  Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd and others
Date Read:   1970s
Typed By:   Esther MAYS Harer.
Location: Rt 15 S. of Covington, PA - Oldest Cemetery
Other comments: This was originally published in Tioga County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol.1.  in the 1970s. Printed by permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd
Old Settlers Obituaries
Name Birth Death Inscript
Aley Lewis N. ,1862 age 68
Ames Roxanna ,7/9/1821 ,1901
Avery Charles D. ,1880 ,1955 Co.D 24 Eng. WWI
Baker Elizabeth w/o Issac ,1850 age 73
Barber Albert  s/o John & Eliza ,1862 age 3 y
Sylvester ,12/27/1814 ,1900
w/o Sylvester ,4/12/1817 ,1890
Rhoda w/o Alonzo ,1846 age 25
Frank C. s/o S.T. & Rhoda ,1871 age 27
Bigelow Julia S. w/o Lafayette ,1/1/1837 ,1881
Birchard Aurelia w/o Charles ,1849
Bennett J. ,1835 age 23 yr
John C. ,12/17/1814 ,1890
Olive (wife) ,9/9/1812 ,1889
Frankie s/o John & Olive ,1861 age 2
Blanchard ____ s/o Hiram & Clara ,1876
Bloss Aaron ,1843 age 67  Founder of Blossburg & Covington
Mrs. Ruah Bloss ,1839 age 67
R.F. ,9/6/1830 ,1896
Mary ,1902 age 67
Myrtle ,4/5/1867 ,1895
Booth Frances M.  s/o Geo. & Arlamesia ,1869 infant
Bowen Thomas ,1840 age 58
Margaret d/o John & Mary ,1846 age 9
Boyle James ,1886 age 71
Margaret  w/o James ,1888 age 79
Burr Mary wife of H.F. ,1825 ,1870
Butler Henry ,1862 ,1941
Anna wife ,1874 ,1964
Butts Ann  w/of J.S. & d/o Mgt Irelan ,1851 ,1964
Hattie d/o J.S. & Anna ,1881 infant
Brown Fannie Crandall w/o Solomon ,1876 age 75
Bryan A.B. ,1861 age 49 SRGP 76730
Caldwell David ,1889 age 85
Mary  w/o David ,18<0 age 68 yr
Clark P.L. ,1882 age 62
father  ,12/22/1824 ,1889
mother  ,5/25/1825 ,1889
Orlando s/o Chester & Adelaine ,1879 age 28
Clayson Lotha ,1849 ,1919
Clemens Alanson ,1867 age 67
Luthania wife ,1880 age 75
Susan ,4/15/1818 ,1901
William ,1878 ,68 yr
Campbell Ella ,1859 ,1945
W.A. Co L 7th PA Cav
Cochran Abner ,1877 age 88
Olive (wife) ,1877 age 80
Coveney Thomas ,1870 age 79
Charlotte (wife) ,1882 age 75
Crandall Fannie-see Brown
Asa ,1849 age 60
Dartt Eli ,1886 age 75
Lucinda (wife) ,1866 age 25
Emeline w/o Eli ,8/2/1829 ,1911 ,(Kilbourne Mon.)
Davis George s/o Joseph & Eliza ,1842 infant
Dike Julliett w/o John ,1856 age 30
Reuben ,1849 age 76
Elizabeth  w/o Reuben  ,1849 age 76
Desire M. d/o Asa & Jane ,1836 age 16
Dyke Alena w/o John ,1884 age 57
Dyer Thomas ,1859 age 68
Mary A. (wife) ,1831 age 59
Edwin ,1879 age 72
Olive (wife)  ,1866 age 58
Freelove w/o Thomas Sr. ,1836 age 88
Francis ,1831
Esther  w/o Francis ,1829
Douglas Roxey w/o David ,1819 age 39
Downing John  from Addison Cty ,1819 age 39
Evens Josiah s/o Josiah & Sally ___
Charlotte d/o John & Ann ,1843 age 1
Elizabeth d/o William & Elizabeth ,1850 age 2
Farrer Wm parish o/Warecop England ,1789 age 94
Elizabeth d/o Wm & Eliz.  ,1850 age 2 **ck this
Ferguson Levi ,12/19/1815 ,1885
Amy (wife) ,2/12/1815 ,1897
Monroe s/o Levi & Amy ,1881 age 25
Fletcher Iola d/o J. & D.  ,8/28/1856 ,1872
Otis s/o John ,1862 age 10
Gaylord Love d/o Elijah & Sarah ,1846 age 15
Barney s/o Elijah & Sarah ,1856 age 28
Elijah ,5872 age 79
Sarah (wife) ,1861 age 72
Gerould Otis ,1836 ,1918
Mary C. Seaman (wife) ,1835 ,1919 **ck death date
H.M. ,1862 age 33
Sallie (wife) ,1860 age 28
Adah d/o B. & M.  ,1865 age 5
Ephraim B. ,1845 age 57
Christana ,1846 age 43
Theodore s/o Ephraim & Eliz. ,1848 age 28
Maria d/o Ephraim & Christana ,1846 age 13
Goodenow George ,1855 age 65
Sarah (wife) age 43
Thomas ,1861 age 11
Goodrich Levi ,1869
Graves William Locey s/o Henry & Martha ,1847 age 20
Hagenbagh Charles E. s/o J. 7 m.  ,1849 infant
Hiram s/o Joseph & Betsey age 15
Fannie d/o J. & M. ,1851 age 1
Joseph ,1899 age 85
Ophelia  w/o Joseph ,1885 age 72
Betsey w/o Joseph ,1845 age 26
Hamilton Elizabeth w/o Wm. ,1884 age 48
Harrison Martha w/o Aaron ,1843 age 48
Hartman Jacob ,1821 ,1912
Elizabeth  w/o Jacob ,1819 ,1900 ,(Spring mon)
Hindson Robert ,1850 age 73
Sibella w/o Robert ,1849 age 66
Hoagland John S ,1886 age 85
Elizabeth (wife) ,1884 age 81
Elmina w/o J.M. ,1835 ,1886
E. Jeanette d/o J. & Martha ,1858 age 19
Howland Charles ,1820 ,1909
Eliza  w/o Charles ,1824 ,1873
Hubbell Joseph G. ,1880 age 74
Husted Joseph ,12/17/1820 ,1900
Juliett ,5/24/1826 ,1908
Cordelia Irelan w/o J. Husted ,1845 ,1886
Philander ,1819 ,1858
Ruth w/o James ,1843 age 96
Irelan David S.
Cordelia  See Husted
Fulton Betsey w/o Samuel ,1809 ,1891
then w/o Josiah Kilbourne
Jackson William ,1878 age 73
Johnson Anson L. ,1817 ,1879
Jane A. (wife) ,1815 ,1853
Lucretia w/o Jacob A.L. ,1861 age 71
Adaline d/o C.T. & E.S. ,1845 infant
Hannah w/o Jay G. ,1849 age 22
Margaret ,1828 ,1905
C.T. ,1845 age 35 ck this
Kelts Peter ,8/12/1792 ,1879
Sarah wife of Peter ,7/19/1794 ,1900
Walter ,1858 infant
Kendrick John ,1847 ,1917
Clara  wife of John ,1854 ,1929
Kilbourne Dr. Henry ,1802 ,1856
Lucy wife of Henry ,1873 age 36
Dr. Henry ,12/26/1834 ,1882
Fanny w/o Dr. Henry ,1854 age 46
Josiah ,11/17/1798 ,1853
Betsey w/o Josiah ,4/5/1809 ,1891
Name Birth Death Inscript
Kingsbury Asahel ,1856 age 34
Absalom ,1868 age 75
Polly wo Absolom ,1872 age 71
Mary J. w/o William F. ,1860 age 22
James B. s/o Wm. & Ruth ,1862 age 2
Kirgh Purley ,1925 Pvt. 59th Inf 4th div
Knight John Jr ,1863 age 41
Margaret w/o John ,1908 age 88
Alice G. ,1917 age 60
Frank s/o John & Mary ,1871 age 22
Jane d/o John & Mary ,1862 age$19
Eliza d/o John & Mary ,1865 age 12
Knox George ,1834 age 76
Lagrange Mary d/o Lafayette & Eliza ,1870 infant
Laird Thomas M. ,1848 age 38
Lang John ,1850 age 40
Larcam Lucy w/o Delos ,1878 age 18
Levalle Emeline w/o Leonard ,1846 age 26
Lewis Martha d/o John & Mary ,1847 age 1
Lyles Aurella O. d/o C. & Olive ,1861 age 6
Mack Elizabeth ,1852 ,1937
Marvin John S. ,1852 ,1904
Ella  w/o John ,1852 ,1879
Thankful w/o Nathan ,1843 age 47
Charles s/o Chas. & Olive ,1862 age 9
Maryette d/o Richard & Rebecca ,1847 infant
Rebecca w/o Richard ,1880 age 59
Charles s/o Levi & Tena A. ,1845 age 26
Tilly ,1813 age 72
Hannah w/o Tilly ,1823 age 35
Camilla w/o Tilly ,1837
Eliza w/o Tilly ,1862 age 54
Isabella d/o Tilly & Hannah ,1831 age 16
Lucy Ann Stakes ,1820 ,1876
Orlando & Wilmot s/o Richard & Rebecca ,1858
Mayes Betsey w/o Martin ,1868 age 87
Miller Sarah d/o Theobald & Harriett ,1849 age 17
Morgan Jenkin ,1848 age 37
Meeker C.R. ,2/10/1832 ,1897
Anna L. wife of C.R. ,12/18/1834 ,1931
Mudge Hephzebah w/o Nelson & d/o H.A. & M. Harrison ck date
Murray Joseph A. ,1830 age 30
Nelson John S. ,1860 ,1937
Clara w/o John S. ,1854 ,1929
Sgt. Ernst L. ,1891 ,1919
Claus ,4/3/1892 ,1945 Pvt WWII Co. D. ck date
Nichols Joseph & Josephine ch. of Sam & Lydia ,1845 ,1845
Olney James s/o Nathaniel & Mary ,1862 age 20
Patchen Allei d/o L. & Christiana ,1848 age 3
Purley P. s/o J. & Christiana ,5848 age 3 ck name
Putnam Elijah ,1825 age 61
Lucy wife of Elijah ,1836 age 76
General Thomas ,1879
Hannah w/o Thomas ,1821 age 32
Susan A. d/o Thomas & Zilpha ,1842
Elijah s/o Thomas & Zilpha ,1828 ck date
Richter Mary d/o George & Jane ,1842 age 3
Robinson Richard ,1858 age 22
Robert ,1864 age 60
Rood Sally w/o Bartwell ,1842 age 50
Rumsey Ariann M/O Philomen & Philotha ,3/20/1829 ,1895
Sampson Joseph ,1874 age 50
Nancy w/o Joseph ,1823 ,1896
Joseph ,1840 ,1912
Jemes ,3/11/1859 ,1887
_____ ,1864 age 51
Ralph ,1869 age 59
Archie s/o Thomas & Margaret ,1850 age 23
Thomas ,7/13/1781 ,1857
Elizabeth w/o Thomas ,10/20/1785 ,1869
Margaret w/o Thomas ,1870 age 85
William ,1871 age 45
Harriett w/o Wm ,1855 age 31
Sarle Robert ,1848 age 68 ck dates
Smith Butler ,1776 ,1870
Fletcher ,1833 ,1907
Sally ,1802 ,1864
Konkle ,1835 ,1910
Butler ,1870 age 73
Sally w/o Butler ,1864 age 62
Soper Lucy w/o George T. ,1835 age
Spring George A. George A. ,1839 ,1925
Ruth w/o George ,1839 ,1915
Seth A. ,1809 ,1880
Martha w/o Seth A. ,1811 ,1882
Elizabeth w/o Jacob Hartman ,1819 ,1900
Stakes Lucy ,(see Marvin)
Stebbins Daniel ,1863 age 77
Sutphen Margaret w/o John d/o Wm & Hannah Swan ,1860 age 34
Sykes Joseph of New Jersey ,1852 age 56
Samuel ,18_8 age 53 ck date
Taylor Margaret ,(SeeCaldwell)
Ellis s/o J.R. & Margaret ,1860 age 27 d. Columbia TN
Taylor O.W. ,1875 age 63
Phlena w/o Orin W. ,1816 age 26
Vangorder Emma w/o Mark ,1871 age 26
Videen Thomas ,1859 age 32
 Thomas s/o Thomas & Sarah ,1854 age 1
Mack ,1863 ,1937
Sarah D. ,1826 ,1917
Richard ,1873
Charlotte w/o Ricard ,1869
Walker Royal ,1875 age 79
Rachel w/o Royal ,1842 age 45 ck date
Isaac ,1839 age 45
Zilpha d/o Royal & Rachel ,1842 age 4
Henry s/o Royal & Rachel ,1853 age 20
Wells Ezra ,1860 age 51 ck husband name
Clarecy ? w/o Ezra ,1849 age 36
Welton Rev. James ,1871 age 84
Susannah Chase ,1859 age 67
West John ,1864 age 43
Wilson William H. ,1873 age 46
Sumner ,3/26/1779 ,1834
Martha w/o Sumner ,4/16/1786 ,1873
Sumner ,2/27/1813 ,1886
Alpheus ,9/11/1811 ,1870
James ,1856 age 72  (in Taylor lot)
W.H. ,1866 ,1923
Ella C. Hendricks w/o W.H. Wilson ,1872 ,1900
Maria w/o Frank Hall ,1892 ,1918
Youmans John ,1859 age 47
Sarah w/o Sarah ,1863
age 49
Subj:  Cemetery Correction - Old Settlers Cem., Covington, Tioga Co. aka Old Covington Cem
Date: 10/07/2000 4:59:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: FROSTFREE@prodigy.net (Judy Longley)
Reply-to: frostfree@prodigy.net
To: JoyceTice@aol.com

Old Settlers Cem., Covington, Tioga Co. aka Old Covington Cem.
Read and photographed by James C. Streeter of Westfield, Tioga Co. PA in 1996
East side of marker (KELTS at bottom on base)

Peter Kelts
Aug 12, 1792
Jan 16, 1879

Sarah P. Kelts
July 19, 1794
Jan. 27, 1900

West side of marker (MEEKER at bottom)

E. R. Meeker
Feb. 10, 1832
Jan. 10, 1897

Anna L. Meeker
Dec. 18, 1834
Jan. 18, 1931

Submitter's notes:  Anna L. Meeker was a daughter of Peter Kelts  and Sarah Putnam .  The detailed death dates and Meeker entries were not in the transcript by Rhoda Ladd.

Cheers,
Judy Longley


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