Known Tombstone Carvers

of Pennsylvania

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These pages seek to identify and document the known tombstone carvers in the state of Pennsylvania, from all time periods.  If any one has any information about additional tombstone carvers to be included, or have additional information to add to an existing carver,  please feel free to contact Ellis Michaels or Bill Plack

Known Tombstone Carvers

Boylan, Alva, 1810 - 1893, Bedford and Somerset Counties

Boylan, James, c.1780 - 1853, Bedford and Somerset Counties

Cline, Louis (Lewis) M., Westmoreland County

Cline, William, 1786 - 1839, Westmoreland County

Cook, George B., middle 1800's, Fayette & Westmoreland Counties

Cook, James R., middle 1800's, Fayette & Westmoreland Counties

Craven, Alexander M., early 1800's, Westmoreland/Fayette Counties

Dowler, Edward, 1815 - 1862, Washington & Allegheny Counties

Fesler, Andrew, 1797 - ca. 1850, Washington County

Grose, George W., (1864 - 1946), Bedford and Somerset Counties

Hanes, Israel, 1800 - 1876, Westmoreland County

Hilligas, Conrad, early to mid 19th Century, Washington County

Hobough, Hiram, 1828 - ca. 1870, Westmoreland County

Kistler, Daniel, 1821 - 1862, Westmoreland County

Monumental Bronze Company, 1874-1914, zinc metal grave markers

Nash, William, early 1800's, Westmoreland County

Neibert and Company, mid 1800's, Westmoreland County

Nightsinger, S. A., ca.1830-1880, Mifflin, Franklin & Juniata Counties

Reniers, Peter C., 1825 - 1894, and sons, Allegheny County

Saunders, William, ca. 1810 - 1828, Westmoreland & Somerset Counties

Wall, William, 1767 - 1857, Allegheny, Fayette & Westmoreland Counties

White, Alex, 1788 - 1848, Washington County

White, Alex, Jr., 1823 - 1863, Washington County

Woodmen of the World Tombstone Markers

Wright, M. & T. S., ca. 1850 - 1900, Southwestern PA Counties

Unidentified #01, 1833 - 1845, Westmoreland County

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