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Broaddus Cemetery

The first funeral was that of Robert WAUGHOB, who died in September, 1831. There being no lumber in the settlement a rough coffin was made of wooden slabs or puncheons, and the deceased placed therein and buried in the Broaddus Cemetery.

Extracted from Record of Olden Time, author Spencer Ellsworth, 1880


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