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Bradford Family Farm Cemetery


Date this entry was completed:21 Nov 2017 -- by Bobbi Conley w/info provided by Jim Bradford
Photo credit: Jim Bradford
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Bradford Cemetery
Bradford Farm Cemetery
Bradford Family Cemetery
Location:Whiteley Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
Address or vicinity:Pitcock Run Rd., Waynesburg, PA 15370
Year established:Unknown
GPS coordinates:39.831716,-80.160612
Contact person/organization:
John VanDruff, landowner
Driving directions:From Morgantown, WV
I-79 N to Kirby Rd (Exit 7)
Turn left onto Kirby Rd.
Turn right onto Lemley Rd.
Slight right onto US-19 N (Mt. Morris Rd.)
Turn left onto Pitcock Run Rd./T459

"Bradford Family Farm Cemetery is located on the property patented in 1790 by James Bradford. Several Bradford families have lived on the farm in Whiteley Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania and 30 souls are buried in this plot of land." (by Jim Bradford, posted on unknown date to Find A Grave.)

"The cemetery is located on Bradford Run, a tributary of Dyer's Fork of Whiteley Creek, Whiteley Twp., Greene Co., Penn.. There are graves in this cemetery which were either unmarked or the stones had been destroyed prior to taking the following record. I have noted several deep depressions in the cemetery where no tombstone is evident. I have been unsuccessful in locating the burial place of Robert and Margaret Bradford, parents of JamesBradford, the patentee of "Long Hill". I have assumed they may be buried in this cemetery." (by Francis Robert Bradford in 1950, as shown by Bryan Bradford on

In 2010, descendants Jim Bradford and his brother, John Bradford, made repairs to the family burying ground and photographed the markers. You can read that story here.

  Type   Boundary fence or wall   Access   Facilities



Military (not national)
Potter's Field
Other (describe)



Other (describe)




Public - unrestricted
Public - restricted (describe)

Private - (provide contact details)


Parking - paved lot
Parking - gravel lot
Parking - grass
Parking - roadside
On-site office
Public Information Center
Other (describe)

 Cemetery Access Conditions / Terrain
 Very Easy - Paved and accessible; no obstacles; < 1/2-mile hike.
Easy - Mostly smooth, mostly firm surface; some unevenness; may have obstacles such as logs, roots and rocks; < 1-mile hike.
 Moderate - Mostly smooth; dirt paths; some unevenness; with rocks and ruts; some overgrowth; < 2-mile hike.
 Moderately Difficult - Mostly uneven surfaces; rocks and ruts; overgrowth; some steep elevations; ? 2-mile hike.
 Difficult - Long, rocky segments; loose rock; heavy overgrowth; steep elevations; may be several miles.
 Extremely Difficult - Requires specialized equipment to access, such as boat, 4WD, brush-cutting tools, etc.; may be several miles.


BRADFORD, James* 1753-18224th great-grandfather
h/o Barbara YOHO
s/o Robert & Margaret (unk) Bradford

Photo credit: Jim Bradford
YOHO, Barbara* 1765-18164th great-grandmother
w/o James BRADFORD
d/o John and Susanna Catherine (Lau) YOHO

Photo credit: Jim Bradford
BRADFORD, Jacob Sr.* 1801-18613rd great-grandfather
h/o Charlotte LEMLEY
s/o James & Barbara (Yoho) Bradford

Photo credit: Jim Bradford
LEMLEY, Charlotte* 1805-18623rd great-grandmother
w/o Jacob BRADFORD Sr.
d/o Jacob and Sarah (Morris) LEMLEY

Photo credit: Jim Bradford

*  indicates direct ancestor


NOTE:  This cemetery page currently lists only direct line ancestors. The names of other relatives buried in this cemetery will be added soon.