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Simpson Burial Ground

Jenner Township

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JENNER TOWNSHIP

SIMPSON BURIAL GROUND

TOPO# 12

ADDRESS/LOCATION: Ash heirs, Boswell, PA

DIRECTIONS: At intersection of Rt 985 and Acosta Rd, take Acosta Rd E for 1.2 mi; at Y with Twin Hills Rd, bear left remaining on Acosta Rd for 0.3 mi. Pull left into field and follow up hill along orchard to top. Park. Cemetery to right along edge of field in woods approximately 225 yds. Cemetery has wooden fence. 12-15 graves.


INFO SOURCE: Somerset Planning Commission

WPA - AKA: Charles Ash

LATITUDE: 40 06 53N
LONGITUDE: 79 03 33W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Samuel Simpson buried here, a Civil War surgeon, with engraved stone. Very historical. Other veterans. Michael Shaffer buried here as well as Jacob Simpson and wife. Cemetery also had a bell which is on the old Henry Ash farm in yard beside house. Needs care.

PHOTOS: 6

Simpson Burial Ground

 

Gravestones in Simpson Burial Ground

 

Samuel A. Simpson, M.D., gravestone, Simpson Burial Ground

 

Close-up of Samuel Simpson gravestone

 

Additional view of Samuel A. Simpson gravestone, Simpson Burial Ground

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