Fayette County Genealogy Project

Gans Farm Cemetery - Springhill Twp.

Transcribed from tombstones by Ken O'Neal, 2001

Directions: It is located on the Gans farm 100 yards west of RT 119 on the way to Point Marion, on the old homestead.

This was recorded in 1956 by the Daughters of the American Colonists, Chief Tanacharison Chapter. The cemetery is in a pasture. About 40-50 socket stones where once there was a gate and fence. There are about 30 graves in all with children graves marked with fieldstones. There are eleven inscribed stones in this plot, 19 field stone markers not inscribed.

GPS Location:

39.76087 N

79.84840 W

Surname Given Name(s) Born Died Notes
Gans Ben. J. 11-28-1820
Gans G. 10-31-1807 63y
Gans Jacob 9-3-1831 58y
Gans Jesse F. 4-27-1852 12y 12d
Gans Josiah 10-31-1831 1y 12d
Gans Margaret 11-29-1813 Wife of Ben; 73y
Gans Oliver 9-2-1855 29y
Gans Susanna 2-6-1854 Wife of Jacob; 53y
Saddler Jacob 12-21-1817 75y
Saddler Mary 4-23-1858 91y 2m 12d