The first recorded burials here were in 1768. Archibald Earle purchased the land in 1832, and later deeded it to the town of Beverly. Former Governor Herman Kump and renowned covered bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth are buried here along with soldiers from several wars. Other family names include Kittle, Bennett, McQuain, Conrad, Burdette, Simmon, Cox, Gad, Morrison, Hinchman, Lewis, Tibbs, Stalnaker. Notable graves include John Kittle, War of 1813; Joe hinchman, Civil War 1831-1916; Joseph Chenoweth, 1837-1862 killed at Port Rebulic; and, Adam Stalnaker, 1720-1780 killed by Indians.