Runnymeade Cemetery is located on Baust Church Road, three miles north of Uniontown, Carroll County, Maryland. This information was obtained from the Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland and transcribed by Robert M. Barnes on 29 September 1987.
In 1930 on May 26, William Arthur and his 11-year-old grandson, Arthur Myers, visited the old cemetery which was located on a hill from thirty to fifty feet high on the farm of Abram Doderer. On the summit, many of the tombstones were covered and some broken into small pieces; the fence had rotted away. Many of the tombstones were unreadable even when they rubbed green leaves over them. At that time they recorded only a few of the tombstones which will be noted by an *.
Peter b/ 14 Nov 1781; d/ 28 Jan 1850 @ 69y.9m.16d *
...Catherine (wife) b/ 3 Feb 1783; d/ 13 Feb 1853 @ 70y.10d *
Samual b/ 9 Oct 1817; d/ 3 Jun 1818 @ 7m.24d
Elizabeth b/ 24 Dec 1790; d/ 26 Apr 1813 @ 22y.4m.2d
Solomon d/ 4 Feb 1839 @ 78y.10m.25d *
Elizabeth d/ 27 Sep 1830 @ 73y *
Hannah b/ 26 Nov 1770; d/ 28 Aug 1815 @ 44y.9m *
Lennerd b/ 27 Apr 1732; d/ 1 Mar 1820 @ 87y.10m.3w.5d *
Andris S. 1769
Mary (w/o William) d/ 14 Mar 1824 @ 37y.2m.3d
Catherine b/ 27 Oct 1785; d/ 15 Sep 1797
Mary (infant d/o William) d/ 4 May 1825
John b/ 1 Apr 1829; d/ 1 Jan 1831
Jacob b/ 1770; d/ Jan 1831 @ 62y
_______ b/ May 1769; d/ 11 Jul 1852 @ 83y.1m.27d
Many other broken stones could not be identified.
How sad, as these seem to be some of the oldest in this area.
Carroll County Tombstones
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