GREEN HILL (ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S) EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY
Green Hill was the original parish church of Stepney Parish, which was laid out in 1692. In around 1694, a log church building was constructed here, replaced in 1733 with the current brick building, which stands a little bit back off of Green Hill Church Road, where the road takes a turn to a north-south direction from a northwest-southeasterly direction, just southeast of Whitehaven Road, and right on the banks of the north branch of the Wicomico River. The graveyard, located right next to the church building, is in very good condition. The grounds are maintained, and though there are no regular services conducted here, the church is reopened every year in August for the annual St. Bartholomew's Day celebration and worship service. Three local Episcopal churches participate in this service: St. Mary's in Tyaskin, St. Phillip's in Quantico, and St. Paul's in Salisbury.
In the cemetery, a few of the markers have fallen over, and time and weather have all but erased the markings. I have consulted John Jacobs' "Graveyards and Gravestones of Wicomico" to get the missing information. Also, it is interesting to note that the cemetery apparantly was once much larger, with many graves close to the river banks. Over the centuries, the banks have eroded, and the graves washed away. This cemetery listing was obtained on Sunday, August 3, 1997 by Shari Handley, Jill Pevear, Chris Pevear, Robert Simms, and Paul Willing.
Benjamin F. WALLER, b. Dec. 26, 1826 d. Nov. 20, 1910
Fannie Estelle Wingate WALLER, wife of B. F. Waller, b. Nov. 13, 1854 d. Jan. 1, 1905 (Benjamin and Fannie share one stone)
Martha Helen WALLER, b. Feb. 15, 1874 d. May 22, 1876
Thomas Hendricks WALLER, b. Oct. 24, 1880 d, Jul. 15, 1881
Sadie Esther WALLER, b. Feb. 3, 1911 d. Jul. 11, 1911
Nellie Lee WALLER, daughter of B. Frank Jr. and Lyda E. Waller, b. Mar. 30, 1916 d. Jul. 31, 1917
Rollie H. WHITE, Jr., b. Jan. 15, 1919 d. Mar. 29, 1979
Doris J. F. WHITE, b. May 23, 1930 (Rollie and Doris share one stone)
Albert Lee WINGATE, son of George E. and Arianna A. Wingate, b. Nov. 11, 1864 d. Aug. 20, 1914, aged 50 years 11 months 9 days
George E. WINGATE, b. Feb. 12, 1822 d. Sep. 4, 1887, aged 65 years. 7 months 2 days
Harriett Eliza DASHIELL, b. Sep. 16, 1882 d. Nov. 29, 1965, "2nd wife of Hon. Granville Moore Catlin, who died Jul. 9, 1916, who is buried in the Catlin Burial Plot at Belgrade Place, Tyaskin, Maryland"
Harry L. DASHIELL, b. Dec. 13, 1886 d. Nov. 24, 1966
Sara L. DASHIELL, b. Nov. 7, 1884 d. May 14, 1969
Ammonites COVINGTON, b. Aug. 26, 1865 d. Dec. 13, 1961
Mary Elizabeth COVINGTON, b. Jul. 13, 1874 d. Jan. 11, 1953 (Ammonites and Mary share one stone)
Levin J. DASHIELL, 1835 - 1922
Martha W. DASHIELL, 1843 - 1926 (Levin and Martha share one stone)
Eliza J. DASHIELL, b. Aug. 22, 1813 d. Nov. 28, 1886
Lambert H. DASHIELL, b. Aug. 8, 1808 d. Jun. 20, 1851
Clarence W. DASHIELL, b. Jun. 6, 1890 d. Aug. 25, 1890
R. Marion DASHIELL, 1869 - 1893
Amos Thomas DASHIELL, b. Dec. 23, 1871 d. Apr. 18, 1957
Emily Francis DASHIELL, b. Sep. 3, 1878 (Amos and Emily share one stone - but no death date appears for Emily)
Elizabeth LOWE, daughter of Henry and Esther Lowe, d. Nov. 13, 1739, aged 1 year 10 months
Dorothy LOWE, daughter of Henry and Esther Lowe, d. May 14, 1747, aged 7 years 9 months
Nancy PARKER, wife of Capt. John Parker, born in the county of Hampshire, England in 1713, d. Oct. 29, 1766
This Cemetery Project is associated with Handley's Eastern Shore Genealogy Project, and with the Wicomico County, Maryland USGenWeb Project site.
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