OLD BURIAL GROUND ON THE A.R. WRIGHT FARM

Elk Lick Twp. Somerset Co., Pa., located on the western slope of Negro Mountain about 500 yards north east of the farm buildings.

Transcribed from the WPA by Jean Wall


NO SURNAME RELATIONSHIP BORN DIED AGED NOTES
1 RINGER Michael 05/29/1884 71 yrs. 9 mos. 6 days Rest Father, rest in quiet sleep while friends in sorrow weep. (Michael Ringer was the Patriarch of the Ringer Clan in this section of the state. He has a large number of descendants.
2 RINGER Margaret wife of M. Ringer 02/18/1891 75 yrs. 6 mos. 2 days
3 SHOEMAKER Elisha 06/27/1890 age illegible, Civil War Vet.
4 B. S. 1851
5 RINGER Infant dau. Of W. M. & S. C. Ringer 05/12/1882
6 RINGER Infant son of S. M. & M. Ringer 12/1881
7 SHOEMAKER John 05/09/1870 56 yrs. 4 mos. 11 days
8 SHOEMAKER Hezekiah 01/26/1875 21 yrs. 7 mos. 12 days
9 SHOEMAKER Margaret 03/06/1876 49 yrs. 18 mos. 20 days
10 SHOEMAKER Jacob 01/01/1890 78 yrs. 10 mos. 27 days
11 WRIGHT Infant son of J. & A. Wright 01/02/1887
12 RINGER Infant son of S. M. & M. Ringer 06/02/1884
13 BENDER Infant son of E. & D. Bender 07/18/1875 4 mos. 11 days
14 SHOEMAKER Margaret wife of John Shoemaker 1854
15 RINGER Infant son of C. M. & M. Ringer 04/25/1887
16 RINGER Infant son of N. & I. C. Ringer 07/01/1896 5 days
17 RINGER Infant son of N. S. & I. C. Ringer ?/14/1899 1 day
18 VOUGHT Harvey R. son of J. L. & M. A. Vought 06/18/1888 2 yrs. 5 mos. 9 days
19 24 graves no identification marks
Total 42 Graves

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