Westmoreland County, PA

Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Cemetery

a.k.a. Donegal Cemetery

a.k.a. - Old Donegal Cemetery

Cook Township, Westmoreland County, PA

(partial survey)

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General Views 1 , 2

(photos contributed by Jacque Boyd)

DIRECTIONS TO CEMETERY: From Ligonier, take SR 711 South for 4.9 miles.  At Pleasant Grove, make left onto SR 2041 and go 3/10 of a mile to cemetery.

     Taken from the Westmoreland County Historical Society Cemetery Index: The date on which the "Donegal" Presbyterian Church was formed is not known, but as early as 1785 the Redstone Presbytry appointed to supply to preach to the congregation there.  Joint efforts with the Fairfield and Wheatfield (later Armagh) congregations to secure a pastor were not successful.  In April, 1782 Rev. George Hill became pastor of the Donegal and Wheatland congregations.  At a later date, Donegal was linked with the Ligonier congregation, during which time it adopted the name Pleasant Grove.  The cemetery adjoining the church was established at an early date.

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Brant, Adam, d. 09 Dec 1884, aged 85Y 7M 8D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Burrell, Cyrus S., s/o J. & M., d. 07 Dec 1853, aged 7Y 1M 9D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Burrell, John A., s/o J. & M.P., of Co. K 53 Regt. P.V.V. died of disease contracted in the Army, May 17, 1864, aged ?Y, GAR flag marker, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Burrell, John, Sr., (view 2), d. 07 Oct 1857, aged 76Y 10 M 27D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Clark Family Plot, (contributed by Beverly Andrews)

Clark, illegible, 10 ??? 183?, (contributed by Beverly Andrews)

Clark, Israel, Co. E 11th PA Inf, GAR flag marker, (contributed by Beverly Andrews)

Clark, Thomas, 14 Jun 1805 - 10 Jan 1871, (contributed by Beverly Andrews)

Grove, Isabella, w/o John, d. 30 Jan 1883, aged 70Y 3M 26D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, John, d. 29 Sep 1851, aged 45Y 3M 14D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, Lorenzo, s/o J. & I., d. 28 Sep 1851, aged 5M 14D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, Jacob, d. May 1866, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, Jacob M., 1859 - 1932, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, Mary E., 1866 - 1923, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, Margaret, illegible, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, Hannah J., (view 2), d. 25 Oct 1885, in the 78? Year, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Grove, William J., (view 2), d. 19 Mar 1888, in the 87? Year, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Parke, Zebulon, (view 2), Revolutionary Soldier, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Parke, Jane Burris, (view 2), (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Phillipi, Otis E., 1874 - 1953, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, Daniel, d. 01 Sep 1900, aged 80Y 3M 23D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, James Bruce, 23 Feb 1954 - 24 Jun 1992, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, James, 04 Jun 1822 - 14 Oct 1878, Our Father, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, Juliana, w/o James, 12 Sep 1822 - 18 Mar 1895, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, Jane, w/o John, d. 12 Apr 1849, aged 60Y, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, John D., 1844 - 1915, J.O.W., Co E., 11 P.V.V., (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, Martha A., 1845 - 1936, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, Mary E., 1881 - 1898, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, May L., 1889 - 1891, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

Withrow, John, d. 22 Jan 1861, aged 83Y, 3M 8D, (contributed by Jacque Boyd)

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