West Branch Twp

GPS Coordinates: 4143'26.81"N, 740'6.87"W

From Rte 6 in Galeton, turn right onto 144. Immediately after crossing the bridge, turn right onto Germania Street.
Drive 1.5 miles to the end of the road. Cemetery is visible in the field. Ask at the big farmhouse.

Photo by Barb Hyde - October 2009

Compiled from the records of The Potter County Historical Society
Formatted by: Charles and Kathleen Heffner
and updated with contributions from our readers.

Where noted, some entries have been expanded with cross-references to census data. To view the census data, open the census cited and search for a name.
* denotes a birthdate calculated from the given death date and age at death.

BARRETT, George W. Born 1900, died 1902
BARRETT, Huldah M. Born 1898, died 1919
BARRETT, Sarah Lucy. Born 1896, died 1918
BUTLER, Donald. Born 1909, died 1909 - Son of James Butler
CAMPBELL, Mary E. (Crippen). Spouse of Lewis N. Born 11-27-1867, died 6-7-1883. Age: 15y 6m 4d - Dau of Erastus and Sarah (Roberts) Crippen. Wed 8-16-1882
COLE, Son. Born ??, died ?? - Son of William and Marietta Cole
CRIPPEN, Daniel. Spouse of Maria Stowell. Born 4-12-1795, died 11-2-1846. Age: 51y 7m 21d
CRIPPEN, David. Born 7-21-1837*, died 3-17-1841. Age: 3y 7m 27d - Son of Daniel and Maria (Stowell) Crippen
CRIPPEN, Duane W. Born 1927, died 1929
CRIPPEN, Edward D. Spouse of Mary V. Burnett. Born 1852, died 1937 - Son of Erastus and Sarah (Roberts) Crippen. Wed 1-1-1883.
CRIPPEN, Emma. Spouse of Henry. Born 1865*, died 7-19-1892. Age: 27
CRIPPEN, Erastus. Spouse of Sarah M. Roberts. Born 3-6-1820, died 1-27-1889 - Son of Daniel and Maria (Stowell) Crippen. (1850 West Branch Census) - Civil War Vet, Co G, 149th PA Vols, Pvt.
CRIPPEN, Jewell. Spouse of Robert C. Born 4-1-1873, died 8-29-1903
CRIPPEN, Job H. Born 1873, died Oct-27 - [Rest in Peace]
CRIPPEN, Lac (Pulaski). Born 1857, died 1922 - Son of Erastus and Sarah (Roberts) Crippen.
CRIPPEN, Lucretia. Born 1876, died 1969
CRIPPEN, Maria (Stowell). Spouse of Daniel. Born 10-??-1801*, died 3-13-1886. Age: 84y 5m
CRIPPEN, Mary Viola (Burnett). Spouse of Edward. Born 1853, died 1-9-1923 - Dau of John and Adelia Burnett. Born in Brockport NY. Wed 1-1-1883.
CRIPPEN, Ralph W. Born 1896, died 1917
CRIPPEN, Robert. Born 1-22-1828*, died 1-25-1880. Age: 52y 3d - Civil War Vet
CRIPPEN, Roswell. Born 2-??-1826*, died 3-27-1841. Age: 15y 1m - Son of Daniel and Maria (Stowell) Crippen
CRIPPEN, Royce R. Born 11-28-1898, died 10-10-1899 - Son of Job H. Crippen
CRIPPEN, Sarah M. (Roberts). Spouse of Erastus. Born 1-18-1829, died 2-13-1902 - Born at Painted Post NY. Six children. (1860 West Branch Census)
CRIPPEN, Sophia M. (Dimon). Spouse of L. Z. Born 5-1857, died 1935 - Dau of Horace and Mary Dimon. Wed 3-27-1881.
GERMINO, Angelo W. Spouse of Kathryn Tauscher. Born 10-25-1924, died 2-27-1991 - Wed 1-17-1948, five children. - WW II Vet, US Army Air Corps, Tec 5.
GERMINO, Joseph C. Born 10-12-1953, died 11-10-2019. Age: 66 - Son of Angelo and Kathryn (Tauscher) Germino. Born in Coudersport PA, lived in Galeton PA, died in Williamsport PA. Master's degree in Theology, registered nurse, and dir. Of Nursing at Cole Memorial Hospital.
GERMINO, Kathryn (Tauscher). Spouse of Angelo W. Born 5-30-1929, died 5-13-2018. Age: 88 - Dau of Kenneth and Angela (DeSantis) Tauscher. Born in Coudersport PA, lived in Galeton PA, died in Wellsboro PA. A bookkeeper. Wed 1-17-1948, five children.
HAMMOND, Jane (Crippen). Spouse of Lemuel. Born 5-6-1821, died 12-8-1898
HAMMOND, Lemuel. Spouse of Jane Crippen. Born 4-19-1819, died 7-28-1903 - Son of David and Elizabeth (Potter) Hammond, born in Cortland Co NY. Wed 12-29-1843 in NY.
TUCK, Mertie. Spouse of William. Born 1871, died 1930 - [Mother]
TUCK, William. Spouse of Mertie. Born 1872, died 1947 - [Father]
UNKNOWN, Loren Jay. Born ??, died ?? - No surname or dates on the stone
WARING, Gary H. Born 4-6-1887, died 9-14-1913. Age: 36
WHEATON, Adelaid M. (Crippen). Spouse of James N. Born 1852*, died 8-29-1872. Age: 22 - Dau of Erastus and Sarah (Roberts) Crippen. (1850 West Branch Census)
WHITING, Gladys M. Born 1909, died 1911

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