Peter Johnson Barkley (1845 – 1845) – Find A Grave Memorial

Source: Peter Johnson Barkley (1845 – 1845) – Find A Grave Memorial

Thanking Scott Andersen of the Greenfield Historical Society for sharing this photograph that he took and added to the Peter Johnson Barkley Find A Grave Memorial.  

This gravestone was uncovered during the hands-on cemetery preservation workshop that was held June 25, 2016.  It had been buried at the cemetery for many decades.  


Sheep Pen Cemetery Hands-On Cemetery Preservation Workshop – June 25, 2016 – 8:00a.m. to Dusk!

****Enrollment slots open!****


“The Historical Society of Greenfield, Ohio, will host a Cemetery Preservation and Restoration Workshop on June 25, 2016, at the Sheep Pen Cemetery beginning at 8:00 a.m. and lasting until dusk (or as long as you can stay that day).

Conducting the workshop will be Gravestone Guardians of Ohio

During the workshop you will learn the proper techniques of cemetery restoration and repair ~ identifying, cleaning & repairing grave markers. “

Click Here for Enrollment Information

(Photographs below courtesy of Scott Andersen)

***Below is the Noah McVay marker that Scott Andersen cleaned and reset***


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****Surnames at Sheep Pen Cemetery****

Aber, Barkley, Beals (Bales), Bennett, Best, Boyd, Brock, Crooks, Daugherty, Dick, Dorman, Geller, Goodwin, Irwin, Kelley, Limes, McVay, McWilliams, Penwell, Rogers, Roosa, Shepherd, and Yohn. 

Good Practices vs. Bad Practices in Cemetery Preservation — Learn What They Are!

Mark Morton of Gravestone Guardians of Ohio will be giving a presentation on Monday, February 15, 2016 at 7p.m. at the Pickaway County Historical and Genealogical Society’s Library in Circleville, Ohio

(above message courtesy of Gravestone Guardians of Ohio)


Pickaway County Historical and Genealogical Society’s Library – Circleville, Ohio:

10 North Court Street 

Circleville, Ohio 43113

Library Hours: 

Tuesday – Friday 

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 



9:00 a.m. – Noon

Closed Holidays &

Friday after Thanksgiving

Closed Christmas Eve thru New Years

Phone: (740) 474-9144 

fax: (740) 474-8762