Fayette County Genealogy Project

Umbel Cemetery - Henry Clay Twp.

Contributed by Dorothy Corkill

Directions: From Uniontown go east on Rt. 40 up the mountain to the Summit Hotel. Continue on Rt 40 for 13.5 miles and turn right on Rt 281 (Bruceton Road). Go 1.5 miles and turn right on Church Street. Go 0.2 miles to end and turn left on Mudd Pike Road. Go 0.1 miles and turn left on Faith Lane. Go 0.1 miles to end alongside house for directions and permission. The cemetery is straight ahead and a little to the right at the tree line. There are many illegible markers that are broken. This cemetery was originally near the old Dunkard Church. Transcribed 1959.

GPS Location:

39.73852 N

79.45361 W

Since the old Dunkard Church is mentioned, more information about it can be found on page 7 of the History of Markleysburg, Pa. 1860-1976.

Surname Given Name(s) Born Died Notes
Beeghley Jacob 9 Jan 1892 aged 83y 5m 21d; Reverend
Beighly Nancy 17 Nov 1885 aged 65y 9m 14d
Cassidy Infant 5 Jan 1884 aged 2y
Fike Jacob B. 19 Oct 1896 aged 76y 8m 25d
Plumb Artice B. 13 Apr 1892 aged 4y; s/o C.
Rodaver John A. 26 Jan 1889 aged 63y 1m 19d
Rodaver Mary E. 1831 1908
Stinger Solomon 21 Mar 1897 G.A.R.
Tissue Amos 30 Jan 1899 aged 57y 11m 19d
Tissue Catherine 30 Dec 1866 aged 12y; d/o A.
Tissue Wm. R. 28 Feb 1879 aged 13y; s/o A. & L. Tissue
Umbel Andrew 27 Sep 188?