Fayette County Genealogy Project

Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Cemetery - Dunbar Twp.

Compiled from records by Lanny Golden

This is the oldest of three cemeteries bearing the name Laurel Hill. It has also been referred to as the Paull Cemetery and the Work Farm Cemetery as the Work family owned the land on which the cemetery originated. About a hundred and fifty yards from this location was the first Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, the foundation of which remains today.

Directions: From the intersection of Rt 119 and Crawford Avenue in Connellsville go west on Crawford Avenue for 5.0 miles and bear left on Bute Road. Go 0.1 miles and bear left on Race Path Road. Go 0.2 miles and the cemetery is on the left in the trees on the hilltop.

GPS Location:

39.97374 N

79.67851 W

Surname Given Name(s) Born Died Notes
Cannon Agnes 1744 2/1/1823 w/o Daniel age 74
Cannon Daniel 1744 2/5/1797 age 53, Revolution
Canon Ann 3/3/1827 age 27, Consort of Wm. S.
Canon Daniel s/o Daniel
Canon Elizabeth 1769 7/13/1842 age 72 y 10 mo w/o John
Canon Ester Rankin 1799 7/3/1820 age 21
Canon John 1798 4/9/1814 s/o Daniel age 16
Canon Pressley L 1805 3/7/1827 age 22
McClelland Alexander 1767 5/28/1841 age 74; War of 1812; Gen.
McClelland Experience 1748 2/9/1815 m/o Alexander w/o John age 67
McClelland John 1739 2/15/1819 f/o Alexander age 80
Paull George 1734 3/31/1778 age 44, Revolution
Paull Martha L 1840 5/11/1809 w/o George age 69