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Shoemaker Cemetery
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland

Contributed by Frieda Klopfenstein, Feb 24, 2002 [klopfensteinf@msn.com]. Total records = 8.

It is just north of Western Avenue (Washington, D.C. line) and the nearest intersection is Allan and Jamestown Road, in Bethesda MD.

The cemetery is located off of a grass alley, not on any street front. It is enclosed by a wrought iron fence and the gate has the word "Shoemaker" embedded as part of it.

None of the markers is located in place - all were propped against the fence. The base locations for the markers were still in place, but the markers had been removed from them.

I walked and transcribed this very small cemetery on 2 Feb 2002. It appeared there could have been more burials here, but I recorded all the stones, including the footstones (also propped against the fence). Broken stones not readable

- Frieda Klopfenstein

Coon, Eliza E., b. 4 Dec 1868, d. 5 Jun 1888, Wife of Henry Coon
F. R. C., no dates, Footstone, (surname might be Coon)
J. P. C., no dates, Footstone, (surname might be Coon)
Shoemaker, Elizabeth A., b. 8 Jul 1815, d. 17 Dec 1889, Our Mother
Shoemaker, Jesse, Jr., b. 18 Sep 1844, d. 12 Dec 1894, Son of Jesse & Elizabeth A. Shoemaker
Shoemaker, Jesse, b. 6 Dec 1815, d. 14 Dec 1887, Footstone J.S.
Shoemaker, John, b. 8 Sep 1842, d. 11 Apr 1887, Footstone J.S., Beloved Husband of Margaret A. and son of Jesse & Elizabeth A. Shoemaker
Williams, Sarah, b. 24 Jun 1809, d. 19 Jan 1889

 

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