Correspondent Gail Parish <email@example.com> reported in 1997 that she was involved in the restoration of this site and advises it is unquestionably in Oregon Township, albeit very near the Washington Township line.
Webb Farm Cemetery (perhaps also
known as the Griffin Family Cemetery) is located on a active cattle farm
near Charlestown [translation: there are BULLS on this property].
Consequently, the property owners are very concerned about safety for any
invited or uninvited visitors to the site. If you have a genuine interest
in this site, I recommend that you contact Gail Parish to make the necessary
Above are two pictures from the cemetery, courtesy of Gail Parrish.
The first is of Priscilla Bullock's stone with Old Fashioned Daffodils that come up every spring. No one knows how long they've been there, but, no one in recent years had planted any.
The previous owners let their cattle in the cemetery, breaking off the stones and burying the stones under dirt!
The second picture is of the cemetery after Gail and her family cleaned it up in the spring of 1997.
Actually, this ought to be called the "Griffin Family Cemetary" because it is the GRIFFIN family which is buried there.
The present owners are concerned that visitors may try to visit the site without their knowledge, risking injury, especially in light of the bulls on the property. If you are interested in visiting the Webb Farm Cemetery, please contact Gail Parrish at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the people whose stones Gail has found to date:
. . . . GRIFFIN William 10-04-1755 08-06-1832 Served in Revolutionary War; enlisted in Va.
GRIFFIN Nancy, wife of William Griffin; maiden name: Bullock 03-15-1768 09-02-1849
BULLOCK Priscilla Born 1814 08-12-1890 Born in Saltkill
GRIFFIN Anderson (son of Wm & 10-14-1813 09-03-1880 Nancy)
GRIFFIN Mary Ann, wife of Anderson Griffin 01-15-1821 12-09-1868
GRIFFIN Morgan Griffin, consort Nancy 12-15-1806 01-27-1877
GRIFFIN Nancy S., daughter of Anderson and Mary Ann Griffin 10-25-1845 01-25-1846
GRIFFIN Nancy, wife of Morgan Griffin 12-24-1802 02-14-1882
Also, two stones of two black slaves that came with the family from Virginia, where William enlisted. Their stones read:
STEVENS J. ???? 1850
STEVENS S. ???? ????
I presently have no further information on this cemetery. Further information may be available from:
Jeffersonville Twp. Library or Charlestown Library 211 East Court Avenue 51 Clark Road Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130 Charlestown, Indiana 47111 Telephone: (812) 285-5635 Telephone: (812) 256-3337
New Albany-Floyd County Library or Sellersburg Library 180 West Spring Street 430 North Indiana Avenue New Albany, Indiana 47150 Sellersburg, Indiana 47172 Telephone: (812) 949-3527 Telephone: (812) 246-4493
E-mail: Dee Pavey
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