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Byer Cemetery
Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Reservoir Road, Shady Grove, Antrim Township PA

Lat: 39° 47' 25"N, Lon: 77° 41' 30"W

Contributed by Anne Braun, Oct 17, 2003 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 20.

In Greencastle at the intersection of I-81 (Exit 3) and Hwy 16, go east on Hwy 16 for .25 of a mile, until you reach Grindstone Church Road. Turn there and go north/northeast until you reach Reservoir Road. Turn there and go east about .5 miles. The cemetery is sitting on the north side of the road.

A family cemetery that was in use from the 1790's until 1884. The cemetery is taken care of on a regular basis. Some of the headstones have fallen and need repair.
I walked this cemetery on Oct 15, 2003.
- Anne Braun

Byer, ??, gest Apr 1792, headstone was faded and hard to read
Byer, Amanda, b. Sep 2, 1842, d. Aug 16, 1855, age 12yr 11mn 14da, d/o Jacob and Esther
Byer, Anna Margartha, b. Feb 22, 1739, d. Sep 24, 1812, age 73yr 7mn 2da
Byer, Catherine, b. Nov 29, 1806, d. Nov 17, 1807, age 11mn and 17da
Byer, Frederick, d. Feb 19, 1811, age 67yr 11mn 30da
Byer, Jacob, b. Jan 21, 1774, d. Apr 4, 1810, age 36yr 2mn 13da
Byer, Oliver Jacob, b. Jun 15, 1828, d. Sep 15, 1828, age 3 months
Byer, Susanna H., b. Dec 30, 1777, d. Sep 10, 1830, age 52yr 8mn 11da, w/o Jacob
Carpenter, Elizabeth Byer, d. Nov 16, 1809, age 44yr and 4mn, w/o Gabriel
Carpenter, Gabriel, d. 1808, Revolutionary War Veteran
Deal, Mary Anne, d. Aug 17, 1856, age 66 years
Gearhart, John, d. Oct 12, 1817, In his 78th year, Revolutionary War Veteran
Gromer, Barbara, d. May 26, 1862, age 20 years, w/o John
Grove, David, b. Mar 15, 1856, d. Aug 12, 1856, age 4 months
Hennenberger, John, b. Sep 10, 1781, d. Dec 1, 1853, age 72yr 2mn 21da
Hoke, William, d. Oct 20, 1836, age 2yr 11mn 2da, s/o John and Anne
Seton, Jacob, d. Aug 27, 1866, age 32yr 3mn 21da
Wilt, Elizabeth, no dates, In her 58th year, w/o Henry
Wilt, Henry B., b. Oct 12, 1864, age 24 years
Wilt, Henry, d. Jul 16 1884, age 81yr 5mn 21da

Misc:
One Headstone that was fairly faded and hard to read.

 

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