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Short Cemetery, Chatham Township,  Tioga County, Pennsylvania - 1970s and 2011
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by Joyce M. Tice
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Deeded As
Read By: Linda Reese
Date Read: Summer 2011
Typed By:
Formatted and Published by Joyce M. Tice
Location: Chatham Twp
GPS Coordinates
Other Comments: Permission needed-on private property
If opnnly one date shown on a line, it is death date. Most stones in this cemetry do not have birth dates.
Last Name First Name Date of Birth Date of Death Age Inscription/Relationship/Comments
     Over 100 graves marked by Field Stone or no marker
Brague William  "June 29,1874" 57y1m19d Marker broken
Brague Helen    d/o William & Matilda-on marker w/Wm
Brague Nancy    d/o William & Matilda-on marker w/Wm
Brague Matilda "Aug.14,1819" 10/26/1881 62y2m12d
Short Francis M. 12/15/1823 5/16/1892
Short Delilah 8/17/1834 Uncut  w/o F.M. -On same marker
Conklin Sarah  3/12/1889 53y8m19d w/o Harry
C. L.     Childs grave - nothing else
Brigden Lenora  9/5/1862 1y6m5d d/o Russel & Catherine E.
Clement Edwin  3/10/1869 3 mo. s/o Uriah & Mary
Whitney Laurett  5/17/1875 44y11m17d w/o Elias
Whitney Ugene  1/6/1852 2 mo. s/o Elias & Laurett
Short Harriet  12/5/1861 40y3m8d w/o Lovel
Churchill Willard  3/22/1867 1m16d s/o David & Harriett
Burrell Eunice  3/18/1872 50y10m19d w/o Phineas
Sweet Jerome  9/20/1837 2y1m11d s/o Newberry & Eleanor
M M ES  1847  Small grave-Field Stone
Graves Lovena  4/6/1867  w/o Charles
Graves Charles  8/11/1866 78y5m8d
Graves Mary J.  8/26/1874 35y3m w/o Charles
Short A. S.  4/14/1824 73 yr Field Stone
Short Field Stone    No writing-probably Olive
Short S S  2/28/1827 35 yr S's are carved backwards - Field Stone
Short John 7/7/1790 10/30/1885
Short Elizabeth  9/30/1858 73y10m8d Second w/o John
Short Lucy  7/15/1874 81y9m28d w/o John
Appleby Anna 1870 12/3/1875  d/o J. & P.
Cole Isaiah 11/29/1809 10/30/1899
Cole Betsey  5/21/1861 46y11m15d w/o Isaiah
Longbothum Mary J.  11/12/1866 19y7m w/o Frank
Kelley Sarah  4/29/1867 33y15d w/o Sylvester F.
Kelley Charles  7/26/1875 16y8m6d s/o Sylvester F. & Sarah
Short Roxy  10/27/1873 52y6m w/o David

     Known Burials
Brague Sarah Ann  4/10/1895 47y11m7d Burial Chatham Valley Cem.Chatham Twp
Graves Charles  6/18/1914 80 yr Wellsboro Paper-Remains brought to Shortsville for burial (with 1st wife)
Whitney Elias  10/15/1895  Remains brought to Little Marsh-Buried at Shortsville (next to wife)

The following list is part of the Tioga County Cemetery Inscriptions Vol 5 .
Reprinted with Permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd.

SHORT  CEMETERY

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, TIOGA COUNTY, PA.

SURNAME FIRST NAME BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE AGE INSCRIPTION
GRAVES Charles 11 Aug 1866 78 yrs. 5 mos. 8 da.
GRAVES Lovina 6 Apr 1867 Wife of Charles Graves
GRAVES Mary J. 26 Aug 1874 35 yrs. 3 mos.
SHORT John 7 July 1790 30 Oct 1885
SHORT Lucy 15 July 1874 81 yrs. 9 mos. 28 da. Wife of John Short
SHORT A.S. 1824
SHORT S.S. 28 Feb 1827
WHITNEY Laurett 17 May 1875 44 yrs. 11 mos. 17 da. Farewell my husband and children all, From you a mother Christ doth call, Mourn not for me, it is in vain, To call me to your sight again.
WHITNEY Ugene 6 Jan 1852 2 mos. Son of Elias & Laurett Whitney
SHORT Harriet A. 5 Dec 1861 40 yrs. 3 mos. 8 da. Wife of Lovel Short
SHORT Willard 22 Mar 1867 1 mo. 16 days
BURRELL Eunice 18 Mar 1872 50 yrs. 10 mos. 19 da.
SWEET Jerome 20 Sept 1837 2 yrs. 1 mo. 11 da. Son of Newberry & Eleanor Sweet
APPLEBEY Anna 3 Dec 1875 5 yrs. 6 mos. 26 da. Dau. of J & P Applebey
COLE Isiah J. 29 Nov 1809 30 Oct 1899
COLE Betsey 21 May 1861 46 yrs. 11 mos. 15 da. Wife of Isaih J. Cole
KELLEY Sarah 29 Apr 1867 33 yrs. 2 mos. 15 da. Wife of Sylvester F. Kelley
KELLEY Charles 26 July 1875 16 yrs. 8 mos. 6 da. Dear sister, mourn not for me. God is with thee.
SHORT Roxxy 27 Oct 1873 52 yrs. 6 mos. Be ye ready for in such an hour as ye know not, the son of man cometh.
CONKLIN Sarah 12 Mar 1880 53 yrs. 8 mos. 19 da. Wife of Harry Conklin
SHORT Francis M. 15 Dec 1823 16 May 1892
SHORT Delilah 17 Aug 1834 Wife of Francis M. Short
BRAGUE William 29 June 1874 57 yrs. 1 mo. 19 da.
BRAGUE Matilda 14 Aug 1819 26 Oct 1881 Wife of Wm. Brague
BRAGUE Helen Dau. of Wm. & Matilda Brague
BRAGUE Nancy Dau. of Wm. & Matilda Brague
BRIGDEN Lenora 5 Sept 1862 1 yrs. 6 mos. 5 da. Dau. of Russel & Catherine Brigden
Good Evening from Ft Worth.  My records show that a couple of my ancestors are buried in the Chatham, Tioga Co, Short Cemetery.  Their names are Jonathan Mosher born about 1781, died 1833 and his wife Basheba Fuller Mosher born 1793 died 8 Jan 1871.  Just finished checking the interments for the Short Cemetery and they are not there.  Can you help me out?  George gwmosher@nationwide.net   Thanks for any and all help

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