Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Wertz-Miltonberger Cemetery

Conemaugh Township

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LOCATION/ADDRESS: Owen Hofecker, Johnstown, PA

DIRECTIONS: From Jennerstown at light, N on Rt 985, turn left onto Ligonier Pike, go 1.6 mi, turn left onto Hofecker Lane, go 100 yds, turn right onto Welsh Valley Dr, go 0.1 mi, turn left into farm lane and go to end. Cemetery is behind buildings approximately 200 yds along fence row. Path goes around barn and curves to the left. Inquire of landowner for access. 30-35 graves.

INFO SOURCE: Somerset Planning Commission

WPA - AKA: Hofecker farm

LATITUDE: 40 16 41N
LONGITUDE: 78 59 59W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Cemetery is in nice shape. Six graves of different family names, Hofecker and Herncane, outside of original cemetery.


Wertz-Miltonberger Cemetery gravestones


Wertz vaults, Wertz-Miltonberger Cemetery


Herncane brother and sister graves, Wertz-Miltonberger Cemetery


Hofecker grave outside main Wertz-Miltonberger Cemetery

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