Westmoreland County, PA

Fort Palmer Cemetery

a.k.a. - Fairfield Presbyterian Cemetery

Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, PA

(partial survey)

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General View 1

(photo contributed by Jacque Boyd)


General Views 2 , 3 , 4

(contributed by Fran Popp)


     DIRECTIONS TO CEMETERY:  Take Rt. 711 North from Ligonier, cemetery is on the right, across the street from the Fort Palmer United Presbyterian Church.


     Taken from the Westmoreland County Historical Society Cemetery Index:  As early as 01 July 1786 the congregation of the Fairfield Presbyterian church made application for supplies.  A joint call with Doegal and Wheatfield on 21 Aug 1787 was not successful.  Supplies were used until 1792 when Rev. George Hill became its first Pastor, serving 50% of his time at Fairfield and the balance at the other two congregations.  After a successions of pastors and changes, by 1846 the same preachers were serving Fairfield Presbyterian, Union Presbyterian and Fairfield United Presbyterian.  A fire destroyed the church in 1953 after which a new one was erected and the name of the church was changed to Fort Palmer.

 


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Allen, Agnes K., 23 Sep 1910 - 16 Jan 1981, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)

Austraw, Mary C., w/o W. S., d. 03 Sep 1894, aged 30Y 5M, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Blair, Annie, w/o John F., d. 14 Mar 1889, aged 18Y 10M 5D, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Blair, Catharine, w/o Wm., d. 13 Oct 1899, aged 62Y, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Blair, John F., (view 2), d. 07 Jun 1888, aged 32Y 6M 14D, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Blair, Samuel, 1839 - 1922, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Blair, William M., 1852 - 1892, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Dillon, Edward S., 1883 - 1975, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)

Dillon, Margaret R., 1900 - 1986, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)

Dillon, Samuel E., 1926 - 1939, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)

Dillon, William M., 04 Jun 1878 - 04 Apr 1970, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)

Dillon, Clara B., 26 Aug 1887 - 07 May 1964, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)

Howard, Harry E., 1913 - 1974, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

Howard, Sarah R., 1917 - 1976, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

James, Lewis G., 1880 - 1961, Father, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

James, Mary A., 1883 - 1950, Mother, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

Knupp, Charles A., 1902 - 1987, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, Lyda May, 1901 - 1984, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, Elizabeth Jean, 1929 - 2002, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, Franklin, 1869 - 1923, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, Elizabeth, 1876 - 1954, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, Emma, 1866 - 1950, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, William G., 1867 - 1954, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Knupp, Sara E., 1862 - 1926, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, Belle, 1866 - 1956, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, David, 1869 - 1939, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, Laura, 1876 - 1942, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, David, 1824 - 1909, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, Margaret, 1831 - 1908, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, James O., 1899 - 1918, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, Margaret R., 1901 - 1903, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, John H., 1913 - 1914, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McClelland, Mary A., 1915 - 1915, (contributed by Fran Popp)

McMahon, Grant F., 1923 - 1999, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

McMahon, Florence M., 1928 - 1992, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

McMahon, William P., 1898 - 1952, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

McMahon, Maude A., 1905 - 1950, (contributed by Barb Lorenson)

Moore, John E., 1906 - 1977, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Moore, Ollie V., 1877 - 1951, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Moore, John F., 1879 - 1951, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Rhoades, Cora E., 1899 - 1982, Mother, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Rhoades, Charles R., (view 2), 1924 - 1970, Son, PVT 394 Infantry WWII, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Riddell, Herbert M., (view 2), 03 Jul 1937 - 29 Oct 2006, (contributed by Fran Popp)

Welshons, Gerald A., 1930 - 1969, C S/2 Korean, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Welshons, Lemon W., 1905 - 1960, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Welshons, Helen C., 1902 - 1993, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Welshonse, Catharine, 1826 - 1894, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Welshonse, Thomas K., 1853 - 1912, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Welshonse, Zachariah, 1820 - 1907, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

West, Edward, 1932 - 2005, (contributed by Shelley Gauna)


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