WOLFERT STATION ROAD
sign at Solomon's Graveyard, photograph by Janice Brown
November 3, 1741, Solomon Lippincott at the age of 21 bought 200 acres of land
from Mary Coles near the present Solomon's Graveyard on Wolfert Station Road.
On December 13, 1756, permission was granted by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting of
the Religious Society of Friends to "divers Friends who lived near Raccoon
Creek" to hold "an indulged meeting" for worship at Solomon Lippincott's
home. The meeting at that time was known as "Solomon's Meeting." His
house was located about where Anna Pennel was living in 1981 on Wolfert Station
of the early burials in Solomon's Graveyard was Elizabeth Clark Weatherby (1764-1795).
She was the wife of Edmund Weatherby and the daughter of Thomas and Christian
Clark. In her father's Journal, he reports that she was "buried at Solomon's
2004 Photograph of Solomon's Graveyard,
by Janice Brown
Tombstone of Jacob Justice, photograph by Janice Brown
1822 Samuel Paul left $60 to the meeting for keeping up the fence
around Solomon's Graveyard. He is buried there and his bequest,
along with other funds, was used to build the graveyard's brick
ALSO SEE the History of Friends Meeting.