Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Berkey, Jacob Farm Gravesite

Paint Township

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LOCATION/ADDRESS: Berwind White Coal Co., Windber, PA

DIRECTIONS: From Hollsopple, S on Rt 403 through Benson Borough, turn left onto Ridge Rd, go 3.3 mi, turn left onto Hillsboro Rd, go 1.0 mi, turn right onto Cider Press Rd, go 0.5 mi and park. Cemetery on left of road approximately 500 yds at top of hill in grove of hardwoods. A strip job road leads to top. 7 visible graves of which some are inscribed.

INFO SOURCE: Millard Thomas

WPA - AKA: Henry D. Naugle farm

LATITUDE: 40 10 38N
LONGITUDE: 78 51 50W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Graves of Jacob Berkey, wife and daughter. A forgotten site!


Gravestones at Berkey Farm Gravesite


Malinda Berkey gravestone, Berkey Farm Gravesite

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