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Hershey Family Cemetery
Montgomery County, Maryland

16500 Comus Road
Comus, Maryland

Lat: 39 14' 38"N, Lat: 77 21' 12"W

Contributed by Anne Braun, Mar 19, 2004 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 9.

In Barnesville, from the intersection of Barnesville Road and Highway 109, go north on Highway 109 for 2 miles until you reach Comus Road, turn on Comus Road and go east until you see the first driveway going south turn there and go south until you reach the house. The cemetery is east of the house about .25 miles. The cemetery has a barb wire fence around it.

A small family cemetery dating back to the 1830's. The property once belong to David Hershey and the cemetery was located on the family farm. The last burial took place in 1901. The cemetery is neglected. They took down the old iron fence and replaced with a barb wire fence. There is overgrowth and holes where ground hogs and moles live. It is a sad site.

I visited and walked this cemetery Mar 18, 2004.

- Anne Braun

Emmert, Susan, d. Jan 31, 1901, age 89yr 11mn 25da
Hershey, Christina A., d. Apr 6, 1898, In her 78th year
Hershey, Christina, d. Aug 28, 1857, In her 69th year
Hershey, David, b. 1796, d. Mar 11, 1860
Hershey, Doctor Benjamin, b. Mar 12, 1830, d. Jun 18, 1872
Hershey, John, d. Mar 25, 1837, In his 25th year
Hershey, Lydia A., d. Oct 26, 1895, In her 87th year, d/o David and Christina
Hershey, Sarah Anderson, b. Jan 30, 1850, d. Nov 12, 1850, d/o Reverand Andrew and Elizabeth
Willson, John, d. Oct 14, 1851, age 88yr 1mn 7da

 

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