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Metcalf Cemetery, Brookfield Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania - 1970s And 2009
Photo - Remains of Metcalf Burial Ground
by Joyce M. Tice 
October 2009
Joyce's Search Tip - December 2007 -
Do You Know that you can search just the600 pages of Tioga County Cemetery Records on the site by using the Cemeteries -Tioga button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? If you use that partition follow these steps to search just one cemetery
1. Choose Cemeteries - Tioga. 
2. Enter part of the cemetery name [ie Newbury or Furman] AND a surname. 
3. Choose the Find ALL Words option. Then it will find just the pages with that surname in the one cemetery you indicated. 
Name of Cemetery: Metcalf Family Burial ground
Deeded As
Read By: Linda Cornell Reese
Date Read: 2009
Typed By: Pat Smith Raymond
Formatted and Published by Joyce M. Tice
Location: Brookfield Twp., Tioga County, PA
GPS Coordinates: 41.97555 -77.59678
Other Comments: Located on the Metcalf Farm-Private Property.  This cemetery is still there-all stones are flat or in a pile.  Years ago it was scraped to get rid of the Rose Bushes.  That was when the stones were piled.  All the burials are still there.  It is in a cow pasture.
Number of Burials this Section Approximately  8
Last Name First Name Date of Birth Date of Death Age Inscription/Relationship/Comments
Terry Amanda J. 2/22/1826 8/17/1876    
Metcalf Isaac H.   4/4/1867 81y11m24d Stone carved by R.S. Woodburn-Addison
Brown Joanna   9/4/1868 30y1m29d w/o Murray
O. D. M.     1860   Field Stone- Top part missing
Metcalf Joanna   5/24/1852 63y9m30d w/o Isaac H.-Stone carved by P. (or F.) M. Smith
Metcalf Mary   3/18/1875   w/o Isaac H. - Marker badly broken
Baker Ira   5/6/1873 79 yr  
Baker Sally   7/11/1867 76y10m13d w/o Ira
Metcalf Marvin R.   6/1/1862 47y3m14d  
Foot Stones         I. H. M. - J. M. - S. B. - M. B. M.
Above list added to site and existing page  on 11/11/2010

From diary written by Lucy Ann LEWIS Baker (wife of Edward N. BAKER) the following -

Date Bible Entry
8-8-1868 Aunt Catherine BOWMAN came
4-16-1868 We have been married 20 years
8-9-1868 Father BAKER (Ira), gone to Morris METCALFs to live.
9-1-1868 Joanna BROWN, wife of Murray BROWN died this A.M.
1-25-1869 Ames BAKER (Ira's Brother), came and staid till after dinner.
5-6-1873 Grandpa BAKER died this A.M.
5-19-1873 E. N. is 48 today
5-18-1876 Aunt Mary METCALF died half past 11
8-17-1876 Mandy TERRY died
4-18-1913 Andrew SIMMONS died. His Mother and E.N.'s Mother were sisters.

The following list is part of the Tioga County Cemetery Inscriptions– Volume 2 and 8. Cemetery read and published 1970s.

Reprinted with Permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd.

Small Cemetery on METCALF Farm
Small Cemetery on Charles METCALF Farm, this one, now destroyed and copy given to us, from Lenore CLARK of Westfield, PA. There are added notes by Lenore. Following this cemetery listing is a copy of a Diary record written by Lucy Ann LEWIS Baker
Material typed and formatted for the web by Linda Cracraft and Joyce M.  Tice
Includes Family Records at Bottom of Page
Surname First Name Birthdate Deathdate Age Inscription Epitaph/Notes
METCALF Mary May 18, 1876 age 78 years wife of Isaach
Joanna May 24, 1862 age 63 years, 9 mo. 8 days wife of Isaach My children dear assemble here, A Mother's grave to see, Not long ago, I dwelt with you But soon, you'll dwell with me.
METCALF Isaach 1865 age 81y, 11 m0, 21d.
BAKER Ira born 1794 May 6, 1873 aged 79 years was father of E.N. BAKER and Great great Grandfather of Kenneth L. BAKER Ira BAKER was the son of Samuel BAKER, early settler.
Sally (Sarah) Aug. 28, 1785 July 11, 1862 age 76y, 10m, 13 d. wife of Ira Sally, was the dau. of John H. BROWN, Soldier of Revolution. Her sister, Mary BROWN m. 1819, William SIMMONS, the first wedding in Brookfield Twp.
TERRY  George ----- no inscription
Amanda J. Feb. 22, 1826 Aug. 17, 1870 wife of George F. TERRY
BROWN Joanna Sept. 1, 1868 age 30y, 1m, 29d. wife of Murray BROWN
METCALF Marvin June 1, 1862 age 47y, 3m, 11d. This was copied by Cheryl METCALF, Robert's oldest dau.
BAKER E N E N was Edward Nicholson BAKER, son of Ira and Grandson of Samuel, an early pioneer.   E. N. was Father of W. W. BAKER, owner of the BAKER Bible.

History of Tioga County 1897, page 941, says - SIMMONS, William b. Apr. 7, 1804 Delaware County, N.Y. moved to Tioga County, Pa. 1816. He married 1819 to Mary A. BROWN, dau of John H. BROWN, a Revolution Soldier.



Obituaries

METCALF Amanda Terry
At Brookfield, Pa., Thursday, August 17, 1876, Mrs. Amanda Terry, aged about 45 years. (Tuesday, August 22, 1876, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

METCALF Amanda Terry
Mansfield Advertiser - 1876 30-Aug D Terry, Amanda - Died Amanda Terry, Thurs PM last week, age 45, of Brookfield. Metcalf Farm Cemetery

METCALF Isaac
Mr. Isaac Metcalf - In Brookfield, April 4th, Mr. Isaac Metcalf, aged 82 years. Mr. M. was one of the early pioneers of his township, of sound moral worth, and staunch integrity of character, a highly esteemed citizen, possessed habits of active industry until the last few days of his life. (Wednesday, October 9, 1867, The Tioga County Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)  Metcalf Farm Cemetery

1867 23 OCT d in Brookfield 4th Apr 1867, Mr. Isaac Metcalf, aged 82 yrs, a hardy pioneer of this Twp. [newspaper date was 23 Oct]
 
 


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