Cemeteries: Ross Younkin Cemetery, Upper Turkeyfoot Twp., Somerset Co., PA

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OLD YOUNKIN GRAVEYARD (On Ross Younkin farm)

Situated on Ross Younkin farm, Somerset Road, 1 1/2 miles west of Kingwood, Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset Co., PA. Farm originally owned by Forward Younkin.

SUSAN C. SLATT, Died Aug. 18th, 1848 - Aged 75 yrs 1 mo 16 days

REBECCA (KING), Dau. of S. & S. KING, Died Apr. 4th 1845 - Aged 3 yrs 1 mo 28 days

PETER A. (MAY), Son of P. & S. MAY, July 15, 1862 - 9 mo 3 days

CATHERINE DWIRE, Died July 2, 1883 - Aged 85 yrs 5 mo

One adult grave, not marked

One child grave, not marked

In memory of SUSANNAH KING, Was born May 4, 1811 & departed this life Nov. 27, 1834 Aged 23 yrs 6 mo 23 days Vain word forever to you, Heaven is my native air I bid my friends a short adieu, Impatient to be there (Bear at top of stone)

CYRUS (WEHIER), Son of J. & C. WEHIER, Died Aug. 14, 1843 - Aged 10 yrs 3 mo 6 days

SHAPET DWIRE, Died July 12, 1868 - 72 yrs 2 mo 26 days

CATHERINE (YOUNKIN), Consort of Frederick YOUNKIN, Died Aug. 7, 1843 - Aged 80 yrs 9 mo 23 days

In memory of, JEMIMA C. LEIGHLITER, Who died Feb. 4, 1826 - Aged 38 yrs

SARAH (KING), Consort of Thomas KING, Born Feb. 10, 1807 - Died July 29, 1854, Aged 44 yrs 5 mo 19 days

ELIZABETH (BOUCHER), Wife of John BOUCHER, Died Oct. 1850 - Aged 86 yrs

In memory of FREDERICK YOUNKIN, Died Aug. 7th, 1843 - Aged 80 yrs 9 mo 23 days

ADAM F. (MAY), Son of F. & S. MAY, Died Aug. 15, 1861 - Aged 9 mo 14 days

FREDERICK (YOUNKIN), Son of F. F. & S. YOUNKIN, Died Aug. 20, 1862 - Aged 8 yrs 6 mo 2 days

CAROLINE (BOUCHER), Dau. of J. & E. BOUCHER, Died Oct. 1854 - Aged 8 yrs

ELIZABETH (BOUCHER), Wife of John BOUCHER, Died Oct. 1851 - Aged 36 yrs

There were about 30 graves in this cemetery, nearly all the marked stones were down, and some piled along the broken-down stone fence.

48 graves ***