Wango, Dennis District #6
GPS location: 38° 18.147' N ~ 75° 27.190' W
"This Cemetery", says submitter John P. Kelley, "is located on Bear Swamp Road, a dirt road that begins at the end of Johnson Road, in Wicomico County. It is located 5 tenths of a mile on the left side of the road. It is located in the edge of a new-planted wood and right on the edge of the road. It is surrounded by a cement post and metal pipe fence. It looks as though someone is occasionally taking care of it. I would rate it as being in fairly good shape with very little growth on it and that being small grass and weeds."
"Most of the tombstones are in great shape; some are very old and are lying on the ground. I tried to get all the information that I could from them. Almost all of the tombstones have verses written on them. I did not copy these due to the length of some of them. Some are very beautifully worded. Also, as you will notice, I could not get some of the information because of the condition of the older tombstones. Rubbings would probably get that information from them."
"I started at the front row, from the left hand side. I hope this will be of help to someone. These were listed on May 15, 2003." Thanks to Mr. Kelley for sharing this information!
Row 1 Thomas P. WIMBROW b. CA 1760 d. March 28, 1831 Written on Tombstone Served in War of American Revolution In MD Regiment 5th Co. August 1, 1780-November 15, 1782 Pensioned May 15, 1826 and his wife Leah WIMBROW b. (None listed) d. June 4, 1838 Father of Peter WIMBROW b. July 24, 1790 d. April 10, 1875 Grandfather of William J. WIMBROW b. Feb 17, 1822 d. March 22, 1879 Stone lying ground-hard to read-Rubbings would probably gather the information Sallie E. WARD b. Nov 12, 1843 d. Jan 11, 1912 Wife of Wm. F. WARD William F. WARD b. Jan 20, 1838 d. Oct 26, 1888 Aged 50 yrs 9 mos 6 days Stella P. WARD b. Feb 6, 1881 d. Feb 12, 1897 Daughter of Wm. F. and Sallie E. WARD Row 2 Peter WIMBROW b. July 24, 1790 d. April 10, 1875 Aged 84 yrs 8 mos 16 days Tombstone cracked and lying on ground-The following is all I could understand Sara WIMBROW b. d. Jan 30, 1871 Wife of Peter WIMBROW I checked twice and this was how first name was spelled Loisac H.O. WARD b. April 30, 1820 d. Nov 18, 1894 Wife of Wm. J. WIMBROW Aged 74 yrs 6 mos 18 days Wm. J. WIMBROW b. Feb 17, 1822 d. March 22, 1879 David P. WIMBROW b. March 12, 1849 d. June 16, 1873 Son of Wm. J. and Caroline Wimbrow Robert T. WIMBROW b. Oct 23, 1832 d. July 15, 1877 Earnest H. WIMBROW b. May 6, 1863 d. Aug 31, 1867 Rosa E. PARKER b. June 24, 185? D. Sept 24, 1891 (?) Exactly the way it is on the Tombstone Moses Nutter son of William J. and Caroling Howard WIMBROW b. May 15, 1855 d. Jan 28, 1930 Aged 74 yrs 8 mos 13 days Exactly the way it is on the Tombstone Lafayette Covington son of William J. and Caroline Howard WIMBROW b. March 27, 1857 d. Nov 27, 1896 Aged 39 yrs 8 mos Row 3 Old Tombstone lying on ground-needs rubbings taken to get information-all I could make out is The following. b. Nov 21, 1861 d. Dec 5, 1890 son of (?) Clarance W. PARSONS b. April 13, 1875 d. June 22, 1876 Son of E.W. and (?) M.E. PARSONS Row 4 Oliver Verne WIMBROW b. May 8, 1900 d. June 12, 1973 Son of Sampson Ayres and Sarah COLLINS WIMBROW Aged 73 yrs 1 mo 4 days Lafayette Edward son of Sampson Ayers and Sarah Collins WIMBROW b. Dec 6, 1896 d. Aug 6, 1922 Aged 25 yrs 8 mos Sampson Ayres son of William J. and Caroline Howard WIMBROW b. March 20, 1861 d. May 22, 1937 Aged 76 yrs 2 mos 2 days Sarah Collins WIMBROW b. Nov 18, 1862 d. July 17, 1946 Aged 83 yrs 7 mos 29 days Wife of Sampson A. WIMBROW Daughter of Kendall c. and Maria CATHELL COLLINS Maude WIMBROW DAVENPORT b. Feb 10, 1892 d. May 23, 1966 Aged 74 yrs 3 mos 13 days Daughter of Sampson Ayers and Sarah COLLINS WIMBROW Virginia WIMBROW CORDREY b. April 30, 1909 d. Jan 12, 1984 Aged 74 yrs 8 mos 12 days Daughter of Sampson Ayres and Sarah COLLINS WIMBROW Plaque on ground stating the following: In loving memory Randall Wimbrow CORDREY b. Aug 7, 1933 d. May 2, 1990
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