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Denison Family Cemetery
Jay Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania

GPS: 41.3120403, -78.457391

Smith Hill Road & McLintick Rd
Jay Township, PA

Submitted by Franklin Dennison [frankcdennison@gmail.com], Sept 13, 2018, published Feb 20, 2019
Total records = 3

Location: The cemetery is located off of Smith Hill Road near the intersection of Smith Hill Road and McClintick Road in Jay Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania. To access the cemetery, you will travel by foot alongside of a creek on an old dirt and gravel road. The cemetery is located in a wooded area that is surrounded by trees

Background

Ownership: This may or may not be private property. The present ownership of the cemetery is currently unknown.

Boundaries: There is no wall, fence, gate or similar enclosure surrounding the headstones other than trees, bushes, brush, etc.

Condition: The cemetery is in poor condition. The gravestones are discolored and barely legible. The stones have seemingly been removed from their original locations. The headstones of Starr Denison and Chloe Stone Denison were held up by sticks and logs. The headstone of Edmond Denison was broken in half. The footstones were also randomly scattered about. 

Causes of Damage: Possibly due to weather/vegetation, age of stones, poor maintenance and possibly vandalism

Cemetery Records

Date of Transcription: 9/2/2018 in-person by Franklin Dennison and Kristen Eckel

Total Number of Visible Graves: 3

Total Number of Visible Footstones: 3

Earliest Known Interment: 1844

Latest Known Interment: 1865

 

DENISON, Chloe Stone, d. 30 Jan 1865, age 83 y 9 m 7 d, Headstone: Wife of Starr Denison, Footstone: CSD
DENISON, Edmund R., d. 27 Sep 1846, age 24 y 5 m 10 d
DENISON, Starr, d. 18 June 1844, age 73 y 2 m 2 d, Footstone: S

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