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Van Kirk Cemetery
Stobo, Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 40° 39' 36"N, Lon: Lon: 80° 15' 59"W

Submitted by Liane Freedman, Jun 08, 2008, last edited Jan 11, 2012 [eltonscastle@yahoo.com]. Total records = 10.

From Monaca drive south on Rte 51 to Monaca Road. Take Monaca Road up the hill turning onto Van Kirk Road and go to the end, about 2/10's of a mile. Walking through private property, follow the woodline until you see the cemetery on its edge.

This cemetery is associated with Van Kirk Lutheran Church. The cemetery is now overgrown and neglected. The only way through it is to follow the deer trails. The cemetery is small and hilly. Some of the area is steep with cliffs. There are only 16 stones (4 are veteran's markers with flags). Most of the stones are damaged.

I walked and read this cemetery on Jul 18, 2008. It includes all existing and legible stones or markers.

- Liane Freedman

Black, John, b. 1810, d. 31 May 1893, age: 83yr,
Craig, Elizabeth, b. 1814, d. 15 Apr 1895, age: 81yr, Mother
Graham, Mary, b. 28 Aug 1801, d. 20 Jun 1876, Consort of John
Hicks, Jennie, b. 1864, d. 1895, s/s George McCullough
Hicks, William, b. 1801, d. 8 Nov 1869
Huffmyer, William H, b. 1843, d. 1892, Co G, 54 Reg, PA Inf, Civil War
McCullough, George, b. 1878, d. 1883, s/s Jennie Hicks
Winkle, Catharine, b. 1768, d. 3 Nov 1836, age: 68yr, Consort of John
Winkler, Catharine, b. 1764, d. 3 Oct 1837, age: 73yr,
Winkler, John, b. 1750, d. 30 Dec 1848, age: 98yr,

Misc:
??, Elizabeth, no dates, d/o ???
??, Rebecca, no dates ??, no dates, Veteran Civil War #715
??, no dates, Veteran Civil War #730
??, no dates, Veteran Civil War, #1581
??, no dates, Veteran Civil War, #206

 

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