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Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Alternate Name: Stonecutter Cemetery, Rayner Cemetery

Washington Aqueduct Cemetery

ID: 276

Address:

North side of MacArthur Blvd. at Great Falls entrance station to C&O Canal.

Town:

Great Falls

ADC Map: 33

Grid: H-9

Cemetery Association: Community

Setting: Forested

Negative Impacts:

Condition: Good

Burials: 12+

Date range of burials: c.1855-1861

Description: Cemetery is on a hillside near parking lot for C&O Canal Park. See map in file. Stones are scattered on hillside. 1 artfully carved stone for Matthew Rayner and several cruder fieldstones with initials. Others are uncarved fieldstones.

Comments: Listed in the National Register as contributing to the Washington Aqueduct National Register Property. See transcriptions and drawingins of stones in file

Survey date: 3/12/2005

Historic Status: National Register listed (contributing structure)

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Alternate Name: National Park Seminary Cemetery

Unknown Family Cemetery

ID: 277

Address:

In Rock Creek Park off Ireland Drive

Town:

Forest Glen

ADC Map: 36

Grid: F-7

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Forested

Negative Impacts:

Burials: 1+

Condition: Excellent

Date range of burials: unknown

Description: One large uncarved stone. Larger than most fieldstones and roughly squared at edges. Located in woods about 100 feet south of path down to Rock Creek. On property formerly owned by National Park Seminary and prior to that was a tobacco plantation.

Comments:

Survey date: 10/22/2005

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Alternate Name: Mendelshonn Terrace

Address:

Town: Browningsville

Walker Family Cemetery

11801 Bethesda Church Road

ADC Map: 3

Grid: H-4

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Rural

Negative Impacts:

Condition: Relocated

Burials: unknown

Date range of burials: unknown

ID: 278

Description: Information from phone conversation with Eunice Walker, owner. Remains from the family cemetery of George W. Walker were moved to Bethesda United Methodist Church cemetery in Browningsville.

Comments:

Survey date: 4/8/2005

Historic Status: MP 10/12 Mendelshonn Terrace

Additional Sources: Cavicchi, p.144

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Ball Family Cemetery

ID: 279

Alternate Name:

Address:

11807 Dinwiddie Drive (current location of stones)

Town:

Rockville

ADC Map: 29

Grid: C-13

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: 2+

Condition: Relocated

Date range of burials: c.1855-1862

Description: Mrs. Ann Pritchard, owner of house from 1940s-1983 said she moved headstones out of the roadway when I-270 was being constructed in 1950s. She took them off their bases and relocated them to her backyard.

Comments: The relocated stones are for Lawrence Ball, d. June 10, 1855 and Eliza Ball, d. Nov. 24, 1862.

Survey date: 4/30/2005

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Selby Family Cemetery

ID: 280

Alternate Name:

Address:

Vicinity of Shady Grove Road/Rockville Pike

Town:

Gaithersburg

ADC Map: 19

Grid: J-12 vic

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Urban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: 1+

Condition: Lost

Date range of burials: Unknown

Description: Location unknown. One burial (possibly more) moved to St. Mary's cemetery in Rockville.

Comments:

Survey date: 1/19/2007

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

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Brighton Centennial Church

ID: 281

Alternate Name:

Address:

Town:

Brighton

ADC Map:

Grid:

Cemetery Association: Free Black

Setting:

Negative Impacts:

Burials:

Condition: Unknown

Date range of burials:

Description: Location unknown- contact is John Kelly

Comments:

Survey date:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

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Posey Family Cemetery

ID: 282

Alternate Name:

Address:

Goldsboro Road vicinity

Town:

Bethesda

ADC Map: 35

Grid: H/J-13 vic

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: Unknown

Condition: Lost

Date range of burials: 19th century

Description: Ann Posey's 1845 will states that she is to be buried in the burying ground on Peter D. Posey's farm. Will Abstracts Liber JWA-1 folio 40. Posey lived in Bethesda area just south of Goldsboro Road between River Road and Little Falls.

Comments: See 1865 Martenet & Bond Map and 1879 Hopkins Atlas.

Survey date: 1/20/2007

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

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Plummer-Hays Family Cemetery

ID: 284

Alternate Name:

Address:

Location unknown

Town:

Barnesville vicinity

ADC Map: 0

Grid: 0

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Unknown

Negative Impacts: Unknown

Burials: 4+

Condition: Unknown

Date range of burials: 1833-?

Description: Will of Mary Plummer states that her administrator was to erect tombstones for her parents and sister, Sarah Plummer and John C. Got and enclose burial grounds, which was on land belonging to Leonard I. Hays.

Comments: See Abstract of Wills, Liber RWC-6, folio 64.

Survey date: 1/20/2007

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Alternate Name: Hanover, Charline Manor

Address:

Town: Beallsville

Hempstone Family Cemetery

19501 Darnestown Road

ADC Map: 16

Grid: D/E-2 vic

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Rural

Negative Impacts:

Condition: Unknown

Burials: 4+

Date range of burials: 1820s

ID: 286

Description: Location unknown. Believed to be on property of Hanover, which was owned by William Hempstone and later the Griffith family. There are also Native American and Civil War burials on the property. Hempstone transcriptions in file.

Comments: Record at MC Historical Society says headstone for Major William Hempstone (Rev War) was moved to Monocacy Cemetery, but only a stone for Armistead Hempstone was found.

Survey date: 1/12/2007

Historic Status: MP 17/2

Additional Sources: Cavicchi, p. 160, Historic Graves of MD, p. 181. Farquhar, p. 112

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Keith Family Cemetery

ID: 288

Alternate Name:

Address:

Off Comus Road

Town:

Comus vic.

ADC Map:

Grid:

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Rural

Negative Impacts:

Burials: Unknown

Condition: Unknown

Date range of burials: Unknown

Description: Cemetery on Keith-Pearre farm off Comus Road. Stones were removed after Chestnut trees harvested from burial ground. Supposedly Laura Jane Nicholson Keith, wife of James N. Keith was buried here. Behind Pearre House on Comus Road near Slidell Road

Comments: Possibly same as Pearre Cemetery, see ID no. 22.

Survey date: 1/20/2007

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Dona Cuttler, History of Comus, p. 79

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Green Family Cemetery

ID: 289

Alternate Name:

Address:

Vicinity of 1201 Gold Mine Road

Town:

Brookeville

ADC Map: 22

Grid: A-2 vic

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts: Not located

Burials: 2+

Condition: Lost

Date range of burials: 1815-1818

Description: Not located. Major Richard Green and wife Sarah were on a farm owned by Joseph Janney near Brookeville. Deeds for property in this area do not refer to a cemetery.

Comments: Current owner of 1201 Gold Mine Road does not know of a cemetery in the area.

Survey date: 6/30/2006

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Historic Graves of Maryland

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Slave and Native American Cemetery

ID: 290

Alternate Name:

Address:

Vicinity of Miles Road

Town:

Burtonsville

ADC Map: 32

Grid: B-4 vic

Cemetery Association: Slave, Native American

Setting: Urban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: Unknown

Condition: Unknown

Date range of burials: Unknown

Description: According to "Burtonsville Heritage," Roy Miles recalls Native American or Slave cemetery on Miles property off Miles Road.

Comments:

Survey date: 1/19/2007

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: "Burtonsville Heritage" by Elizabeth Lord, p. 13.

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Thompson Family Cemetery

ID: 292

Alternate Name:

Address:

West side of Slidell Road just south of Comus Road

Town:

Clarksburg

ADC Map: 8

Grid: F-4 vic

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Unknown

Negative Impacts:

Burials: Unknown

Description:

Condition: Unknown

Date range of burials: c. 1873

Comments: Richard Thompson's will provided for a fence to be put around his family burying ground. Will dates to 1870, probated 1874.

Survey date: 7/15/2006

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Boswell Family Cemetery

ID: 294

Alternate Name:

Address:

205 Ashton Road

Town:

Ashton

ADC Map: 22

Grid: D-7

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: 1+

Condition: Lost

Date range of burials: 1917

Description: There is no evidence of a cemetery on this property. Current owners unaware of a cemetery. Susan Boswell was buried on the Boswell Farm in 1917 - see Genealogy Abstracts and other info in file.

Comments:

Survey date: 7/20/2006

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Snyder Family Cemetery

ID: 295

Alternate Name:

Address:

Location unknown

Town:

Gaithersburg

ADC Map: 0

Grid:

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: 1+

Condition: Lost

Date range of burials:

Description: Location of cemetery unknown. According to Genealogical Abstracts, Thomas Snyder was buried on his farm in Gaithersburg. See file for more information.

Comments:

Survey date: 7/20/2006

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Claggett (William) Family Cemetery

ID: 296

Alternate Name:

Address:

Location unknown

Town:

Gaithersburg

ADC Map: 0

Grid:

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: unknown

Condition: Lost

Date range of burials: 1883

Description: William L. Claggett was buried in the family burying ground on the Briggs Farm near Gaithersburg. Claggetts and Briggs were inter-married. See Genealogical Abstracts and other info in file.

Comments:

Survey date: 7/20/2006

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Civil War Burials

ID: 297

Alternate Name:

Address:

Warfiled Road east of Woodfield Road, adjacent to golf course

Town:

Laytonsville

ADC Map: 11

Grid: C-12

Cemetery Association: Civil War

Setting: Suburban

Negative Impacts:

Burials: unknown

Condition: Fair

Date range of burials: c. 1862-65

Description: This empty field shows no evidence of burials. There probably never were gravemarkers.

Comments:

Survey date: 7/15/2006

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Mike Dwyer, County Historian

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Etchison Family Cemetery

ID: 299

Alternate Name:

Address:

6955 Annapolis Rock Road

Town:

Etchison

ADC Map: 5

Grid: D-9/10

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting: Rural/Forested

Negative Impacts: Overgown

Burials: 6

Condition: Poor

Date range of burials: 1845-1862

Description: According to owner, P.G. Etchison owned all surrounding land until c. 1880 when Hiltons bought part. Owned by Hilton-Snyders since then but they are not buried here. Only known burials are children of P.G. Etchison.

Comments: Located about 75 yards off right front corner of historic Etchison House. Somewhat overgrown although current owner does maintain it. He remembers 5 or 6 stones as a child; 3 visible now (and 1 footstone) See transcriptions in file.

Survey date: 11/25/2006

Historic Status: MP 15/23 Perry Etchison House

Additional Sources: Cavicchi, p. 141

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name:

Dawson Family Cemetery

ID: 300

Alternate Name:

Address:

Location unknown

Town:

Dawsonville

ADC Map: 0

Grid:

Cemetery Association: Family

Setting:

Negative Impacts:

Burials:

Condition: Unknown

Date range of burials:

Description: Stone of John Dawson found in 1970s by Gretchen Minners in field. Other graves believed to have been moved to Monocacy Cemetery.

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Survey date:

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007