Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Berkey Cemetery 1

Conemaugh Township

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LOCATION/ADDRESS: William Kesslak, 194 Pheasant Rd, Hollsopple, PA

DIRECTIONS: From Boswell N on Rt 403, turn right onto Woodstown Hwy, go 2.5 mi, turn right onto Mastillo Rd, go 0.4 mi, turn left onto Pheasant Rd, go 0.2 mi. Turn left into private drive and go to end. Cemetery approximately 400 yds behind barn in woods at edge of field. Approximately 6 graves.

INFO SOURCE: Somerset Planning Commission

WPA - AKA: WPA Jacob Berkey

LATITUDE: 40 10 56N
LONGITUDE: 78 58 11W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS. Cemetery has a white fence around it. Contains graves of Eligah and Nancy Berkey, died 1874 and 1875 respectively. Inquire of landowner for exact site and access.

View of Berkey gravestones, Berkey Cemetery


Eligah Berkey gravestone, Berkey Cemetery

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