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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Greene County

Index to Locations

  • Greensboro Monongahela Hill Cemetery
  • Jefferson Greene County Memorial Cemetery
  • Near Jefferson Unknown location
  • Rogersville Rosemont Cemetery
  • Waynesburg Green Mount Cemetery


    Monongahela Hill Cemetery
    Greensboro, Greene County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Ernest Raymond Gabler (1880-1959) — also known as Ernest Gabler — of Monongahela Township, Greene County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, March 20, 1880. Republican. Dairy farmer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Died July 29, 1959 (age 79 years, 131 days). Interment at Monongahela Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Gabler (1853-1931) and Mary (Main) Gabler (1858-1943); married, February 3, 1904, to Arcie Vernon Titus (1878-1967).


    Greene County Memorial Cemetery
    Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Dewey Cole (1899-1972) — of Pennsylvania. Born September 16, 1899. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1947-50. Died November 9, 1972 (age 73 years, 54 days). Interment at Greene County Memorial Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Near Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Weaver (1756-1820) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Chester County, Pa., 1756. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1802-07; member of Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1815-20. Quaker. Died in 1820 (age about 64 years). Interment somewhere.


    Rosemont Cemetery
    Rogersville, Greene County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Isiah Faddis (1890-1972) — also known as Charles I. Faddis — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Loudonville, Ashland County, Ohio, June 13, 1890. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; contractor; oil and gas business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1933-42; defeated, 1922; resigned 1942; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, April 1, 1972 (age 81 years, 293 days). Interment at Rosemont Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel C. Faddis and Edna (Moredock) Faddis; married, December 1, 1917, to Jane Morris.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Green Mount Cemetery
    Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1853
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Martin (1879-1967) — also known as Ed Martin — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Born in a log cabin, Ten Mile, Washington Township, Greene County, Pa., September 18, 1879. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; president, Dunn Mar Oil and Gas Company; president, Consumers Fuel Company; director, Citizens National Bank; director, Washington County Fire Insurance Co.; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1925-29; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1928-34; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932, 1936, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1956, 1960; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1932; Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1939-43; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1947-59. Presbyterian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Washington, Washington County, Pa., March 19, 1967 (age 87 years, 182 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph T. Martin and Hannah M. (Bristor) Martin; married, December 1, 1909, to Charity Scott.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Thomas Spencer Crago (1866-1925) — also known as Thomas S. Crago — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Carmichaels, Greene County, Pa., August 8, 1866. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1911-13, 1915-21, 1921-23 (23rd District 1911-13, at-large 1915-21, 1921-23). Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., September 12, 1925 (age 59 years, 35 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Enos Hook (1804-1841) — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., December 3, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1839-41; resigned 1841. Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., July 15, 1841 (age 36 years, 224 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jesse Lazear (1804-1877) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Rich Hill Township, Greene County, Pa., December 12, 1804. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1861-65 (20th District 1861-63, 24th District 1863-65). Died September 2, 1877 (age 72 years, 264 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Buchanan (1780-1848) — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Chester County, Pa., April 8, 1780. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Waynesburg, Pa., 1822-35; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1831-33; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1835-39. Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., December 2, 1848 (age 68 years, 238 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Morgan Ringland Wise (1825-1903) — also known as Morgan R. Wise — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in West Bethlehem, Washington County, Pa., June 7, 1825. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1875-79; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1879-83. Died in Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pa., April 13, 1903 (age 77 years, 310 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Benton Donley (1838-1917) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Mt. Morris, Greene County, Pa., October 10, 1838. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1869-71; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876. Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., January 23, 1917 (age 78 years, 105 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Warren Ray (1849-1928) — also known as Joseph W. Ray — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1849. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 40th District, 1886; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1889-91. Died in 1928 (age about 79 years). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Wilson Hays (1817-1902) — also known as James W. Hays — of Harvey's (now Graysville), Greene County, Pa. Born in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., December 21, 1817. Democrat. Newspaper editor; leather business; member of Pennsylvania state senate 40th District, 1876-78. Died November 11, 1902 (age 84 years, 325 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Thompson Hays (1775-1846) and Sarah (Wilson) Hays (died 1839); married 1842 to Hannah Minor (1822-1862); nephew of Adam Hays.
      Political family: Hays family of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Thompson Hays (1775-1846) — also known as William T. Hays — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Adams County, Pa., April 8, 1775. Greene County Prothonotary; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1820. Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., June 29, 1846 (age 71 years, 82 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Adam Hays (1782?-1848); married to Mary McKibben and Sarah Wilson (died 1839); father of James Wilson Hays.
      Political family: Hays family of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Gallatin Allison (1815-1856) — also known as Albert G. Allison — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Franklin Township, Greene County, Pa., March 30, 1815. Whig. Postmaster at Waynesburg, Pa., 1849-53. Died in Greene County, Pa., April 25, 1856 (age 41 years, 26 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
      Relatives: Son of James Allison (1796-1871) and Elizabeth (Anderson) Allison (1804-1881); married to Susan Ledwith (1818-1891); father of Anna Marie Allison (1844-1904; who married James Ezra Sayers); grandfather of Albert Harwood Sayers and Jane Sayers (1875-1949); great-grandfather of Albert Allison Sayers.
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Ezra Sayers (1845-1926) — also known as James E. Sayers — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Greene County, Pa., May 30, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., September 26, 1926 (age 81 years, 119 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ezra Mitchell Sayers (1812-1909) and Jane (Adams) Sayers (1822-1847); half-brother of Mary Estelle Sayers; married, June 16, 1868, to Anna Marie Allison (1844-1904; daughter of Albert Gallatin Allison); father of Albert Harwood Sayers and Jane Sayers; grandfather of Albert Allison Sayers; second cousin once removed of Reuben Fithian, George Hires and Benjamin Franklin Hires; second cousin twice removed of Lucius E. Hires, Nathaniel Stretch Hires and Charles Royal Hires; third cousin of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr.; third cousin once removed of Charles Grant Garrison, Alexander Robeson Fithian and Lindley Miller Garrison; third cousin twice removed of James Hampton Fithian; fourth cousin once removed of George Washington Fithian (1854-1921).
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Haman C. Staggers (1867-1941) — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Franklin Township, Greene County, Pa., July 19, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Died in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., February 13, 1941 (age 73 years, 209 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lisbon Leander Staggers and Sarah Ann (Hoge) Staggers; married, July 12, 1897, to Samilda A. 'Millie' Denny.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Harwood Sayers (1869-1945) — also known as Albert H. Sayers; Harry Sayers — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born May 20, 1869. Republican. Common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 13th District, 1925-29. Died October 4, 1945 (age 76 years, 137 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anna Marie (Allison) Sayers (1844-1904) and James Ezra Sayers; brother of Jane Sayers; married, December 31, 1899, to Flora Bridges; father of Albert Allison Sayers; nephew of Mary Estelle Sayers; grandson of Albert Gallatin Allison (1815-1856); second cousin twice removed of Reuben Fithian; third cousin of George Hires and Benjamin Franklin Hires; third cousin once removed of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr., Lucius E. Hires, Nathaniel Stretch Hires and Charles Royal Hires; fourth cousin of Charles Grant Garrison, Alexander Robeson Fithian and Lindley Miller Garrison; fourth cousin once removed of James Hampton Fithian.
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jane Sayers (1875-1949) — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born February 11, 1875. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Female. Died September 27, 1949 (age 74 years, 228 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Anna Marie (Allison) Sayers (1844-1904) and James Ezra Sayers; sister of Albert Harwood Sayers; niece of Mary Estelle Sayers; aunt of Albert Allison Sayers; granddaughter of Albert Gallatin Allison (1815-1856); second cousin twice removed of Reuben Fithian; third cousin of George Hires and Benjamin Franklin Hires; third cousin once removed of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr., Lucius E. Hires, Nathaniel Stretch Hires and Charles Royal Hires; fourth cousin of Charles Grant Garrison, Alexander Robeson Fithian and Lindley Miller Garrison; fourth cousin once removed of James Hampton Fithian.
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mary Estelle Sayers (1864-1955) — also known as Mary Sayers — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., March 9, 1864. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 46th District, 1934. Female. Died, from heart and lung conditions, in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., February 26, 1955 (age 90 years, 354 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Ezra Mitchell Sayers (1812-1909) and Harriet W. (Tanner) Sayers (1827-1892); half-sister of James Ezra Sayers; aunt of Albert Harwood Sayers and Jane Sayers; grandaunt of Albert Allison Sayers; second cousin once removed of Reuben Fithian, George Hires and Benjamin Franklin Hires; second cousin twice removed of Lucius E. Hires, Nathaniel Stretch Hires and Charles Royal Hires; third cousin of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr.; third cousin once removed of Charles Grant Garrison, Alexander Robeson Fithian and Lindley Miller Garrison; third cousin twice removed of James Hampton Fithian; fourth cousin once removed of George Washington Fithian (1854-1921).
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry F. Baily (1882-1971) — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Cumberland Township, Greene County, Pa., May 2, 1882. Republican. Insurance broker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1952 (alternate); chair of Greene County Republican Party, 1927. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, in Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., October 22, 1971 (age 89 years, 173 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of J. Ewing Baily and Eldora (Mitchener) Baily; married, June 25, 1908, to Lucy Sayers (died 1924); married, April 23, 1927, to Phila Babcock.
      Albert Allison Sayers (1909-1981) — also known as Albert A. Sayers — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa., July 16, 1909. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Died in 1981 (age about 71 years). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Harwood Sayers and Flora (Bridges) Sayers (1873-1952); married to Jane Frances Scott (1912-1990); nephew of Jane Sayers; grandson of James Ezra Sayers; grandnephew of Mary Estelle Sayers; great-grandson of Albert Gallatin Allison (1815-1856); second cousin thrice removed of Reuben Fithian; third cousin once removed of George Hires and Benjamin Franklin Hires; third cousin twice removed of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr.; fourth cousin of Lucius E. Hires, Nathaniel Stretch Hires and Charles Royal Hires; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Grant Garrison, Alexander Robeson Fithian and Lindley Miller Garrison.
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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