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08 AUG 2001
The Parthenia White Stone

GRAY FAMILY BURIAL GROUND

SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP TIOGA COUNTY, PA. 

The following list is part of the Tioga County Cemetery Inscriptions
– Volume 4. 

Reprinted with permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd

It was retyped August 1997 by Mary PARIS Copp of Roseville 


GRAY CEMETERY, OLD GRAY HOMESTEAD, SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP, TIOGA COUNTY, PA. On route 6 
LAST NAME FIRST & MIDDLE NAMES BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE AGE AT DEATH INSCRIPTION
GRAY James A. 1 Mar 1846  85yr 6mo 6da Revolutionary Soldier
GRAY Perthena 24 Apr 1833 65yr w/o James A.
GRAY James Jr. 25 Jul 1800 69yr 8mo
GRAY Maria 26 Feb 1820 22yr 9mo 11da w/o James Jr.
HOWE Sarah E. 2 Jul 1854 35yr w/o G.H Family History.
Illegible stone next to this.
RIPLEY Alfred 9 Mar 1873 78yr 4mo (Husband of Aurelia Gray)
GRAY FAMILY CEMETERY

Located approximately 250 feet north of Route 6 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania on a rise behind a house and on the original Gray homestead situated between Bakersburg Church and Gray Valley Cemetery. There are three plain field stones bearing no inscriptions, indicating markers for graves. Markers copied September 1983 by J. Kelsey Jones.

James Gray a revolutionary soldier died Mar 1, 1846 Aged 85 years 6 m's & 6 d's
In early youth my country called
And I its voice obeyed
By foes my body was entrald
and now in dust is laid

Perthena wife of James Gray died Apr 24, 1833 Aged 65 Years 2 m's & 19 d's

James Gray Jr., died _____ 25, 186_ Aged 69 Years & 8 mo (this marker has broken in half through the date of death. The month is completely gone. The year would seem to be 1860 or 1866)

Maria wife of James Gray Jr., died Feb 26, 1820 AE 22 Ys. 9 Ms. & 14 Ds.

Sarah E. Howe wife of G. W. Gray died July 2, 1834 AE 35 Years.

Lorenzo Dowe son of G. W. and S. E. Gray died Aug 5, 1825 AE 1 Year (one might think marker should read Howe but it is inscribed as Dowe)

Alfred Ripley died March 9, 1873 Aged 78 yrs & 4 mo's.


Ensminger Family Burial Ground (Proposed Spring 2005 pending further information):
ENSMINGER
                   Alfred Jacob "Jake" Jr. Age 76, of Mainesburg, PA, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. Jake was the husband of Vester (Boal) Ensminger. He was born on May 16, 1928 in Orange, NJ, the son of Alfred Jacob Ensminger Sr., and Mabel (Dunkleburger) Ensminger. Jake graduated from Rutgers University in 1950 with a Bachelors of Science degree in agriculture. While at Rutgers, he rode on the Varsity Crew. He enjoyed dairy farming from 1950 to 1987. Jake started his own business, AJ's Sports, in Covington, PA, in 1968, and retired in 2000. Heattended Mainesburg United Methodist Church. Jake's favorite past time was fishing both in the US and Canada. Jake is survived by his wife, Vester; seven children, Sue (Gary) Slater of Nichols, NY, Nancy Tallo of Williamsport, PA, Karen Ensminger of Mainesburg, PA, Peter (Amy) Ensminger of Blossburg, PA, Jeffrey (Deborah) Ensminger of Lorton, VA, Steven (Cheryl) Ensminger of Mainesburg, PA, Christopher (Christine) Ensminger of Mainesburg, PA; 21 grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helene (Fred)  Amweg of Whiting, NJ, and Lois Sawyer of Washington, NC. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, April 16, 2005, at the Mainesburg United Methodist Church  from 1 to 2 p.m. A memorial service will immediately follow the visitation at 2 p.m. at the church, with the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial   contributions may be made to the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, 100 Smith ParkRd., Mainesburg, PA 16932. Services are under the direction of the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA.

Published on Tri-Counties 25 NOV 1997

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