St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

 

 

From the "History of Westmoreland 1882" by George Dallas Albert

"The largest and most beautiful of the burial grounds of Greensburg lies adjacent to the northeastern suburbs of this town and is at present denominated the St.Clair Cemetery. In former times a portion of this cemetery was commonly called the Presbyterian graveyard, but was properly and legally known as the Borough burial-ground...The following early settlers are herein buried and specifically mentioned."
Compiled by Michael S. Caldwell. Updated June 2010 by Nancy Lohr.

 

 

Surname Given Name DOB DOD Other Notes
Alexander Maj. John B. ------------ 1840  
Armstrong John ------------ 6-11-1866 aged 77
Armstrong Lois ------------ 7-8-1824 aged 39 w/o James Armstrong
Armstrong ? ------------ ------------ w/o John Armstrong, Jr.
Atkinson Elizabeth ------------ 2-26-1879 aged 70
Barclay Isabella ------------ 2-4-1841 aged 41; w/o John Y.
Barclay John Y.  ------------ 2-18-1841 aged 42
Beckwith James S. ------------ 1-11-1871 aged 61
Bierer Priscilla 3-25-1824 1-1-1864 wife of Dr. F. C. Bierer
Bierer Dr. Fredrick C. ------------ ------------  
Boyd John K. ------------ 5-5-1861 aged 45
Brady Ann ------------ 10-25-1861 aged 71; w/o Hugh
Brady Hugh ------------ 11-4-1868 aged 88; s/o James, Esq. and Rachel
Brady James ------------ 5-2-1829 aged 76
Brady James, Esq. ------------ 11-?-1839 aged 79
Brady Rachel ------------ ------------ w/o James, Esq.
Brown Anna ------------ 8-3-1840 aged 63; w/o Robert
Brown Lydia ------------ 10-21-1829 aged 21; w/o William (not sure if it is William that died 2-6-1853)
Brown Margaret ------------ 6-22-1831 aged 56; w/o James
Brown Robert 12-5-1763 11-17-1849  
Brown William ------------ 2-6-1853 aged 49
Burkhart James S. ------------ 10-6-1876 aged 73
Campbell Dr. T. F. ------------ 5-16-1869 aged 29
Carpenter Samuel L. 6-10-1795 11-9-1876  
Clark Susan, Mrs. ------------ 8-4-1879 aged 76
Clarke John ------------ 9-13-1842 aged 57
Coulter Gen. Dick ------------ ------------ s/o Eli and Rebecca
Coulter Eli ------------ April 1830 aged 39
Coulter Priscilla ------------ 7-15-1826 aged 75; w/o Eli Coulter, Esq.; mother of Richard Coulter, Esq.
Coulter Rebecca ------------ 8-7-1854 aged 66; w/o Eli Coulter
Coulter Richard ------------ 4-20-1852 aged 64; late Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, uncle of Eli (married to Rebecca)
Craig Ann (McKinney) ------------ 4-26-1871 aged 71; w/o Moses
Craig James ------------ 4-26-1860 aged 66
Craig Moses ------------ 10-25-1842 aged 44
Cust John ------------ 1823 aged 61 (married daughter of Judge Jack) (father of Mrs. Shoenberger of Pittsburg)
Dobbin James ------------ 3-13-1837 aged 83
Eicher John G. ------------ 11-19-1865 aged 57
Fisher Dr. Eli A. ------------ 11-18-1874 aged 43
Foster Fannie ------------ ------------ d/o Hon. Henry D. Foster
Foster Hon. Henry D. ------------ ------------  
Gay Captain Ed. H. October 1842 March 1864  
Gemmell Elizabeth ------------ 8-29-1851 aged 81; w/o Thomas
Gemmell James ------------ 4-8-1854 aged 53
Gemmell Matthew ------------ 4-19-1846 aged 60
Gemmell Nancy ------------ 4-12-1867 aged 57; w/o James
Gemmell Thomas ------------ 7-16-1845 aged 72
Gilchrist Elizabeth ------------ 3-10-1872 aged 89; w/o David, Sr.
Gilchrist David, Sr. ------------ 3-28-1858 aged 75
Gilchrist John ------------ 9-16-1870 aged 50
Gilleland James G. ------------ 10-16-1875 aged 66
Goodlin James W. ------------ 12-15-1862 aged 30; 1st Lieutenant, Compamy I, 11th Pa. Vols; fell pierced with 7 balls at the battle of Fredericksburg
Goodlin James ------------ 8-15-1850 aged 52; h/o Jane
Goodlin Jane ------------ 3-14-1851 aged 48; w/o James
Graham Jane ------------ 9-18-1868 aged 81; w/o William S. Graham
Green Rachel ------------ 6-11-1858 aged 68
Haney William ------------ 3-17-1805 aged 46
Harvey James ------------ 12-29-1842 aged 4?; I think it is 40
Hasson Dr. John 2-2-1806 5-10-1872  
Henry Rev. Robert 1801 11-1-1838  
Herwicks Joseph ------------ 6-15-1832 aged 54
Hill Ann ------------ 7-27-1823 aged 60; w/o John
Hill John ------------ 12-9-1822 aged 70
Huff John 11-23-1793 11-16-1847  
Huff Rebecca 7-11-1800 8-10-1873  
Hunter James ------------ 10-3-1832 aged 55
Huston Dr. John M. ------------ 12-1-1863 aged 24
Hutchinson Robert ------------ 9-17-1879 aged 78
Isett Frances ------------ 4-9-1839 aged 61; w/o Henry
Isett Henry ------------ 12-31-1818 aged 52
Jack Henry ------------ 1-24-1837 aged 51
Jack Harriet ------------ 1-20-1879 w/o Hon. William Jack
Jack Harry ------------ 1837 aged 51; s/o Judge Jack
Jack Matthew ------------ 11-20-1843 aged 63/65; s/o Judge Jack
Jack Margaret ------------ 5-3-1818 aged 63; w/o Judge J.
Jack Samuel ------------ 10-16-1814 aged 82; s/o William and Margaret
Jack Judge William ------------ 2-7-1821 aged 61/69
Jack Hon. William 7-29-1788 2-28-1852 s/o Judge Jack
Jack Wilson ------------ 10-29-1852 aged 61; s/o Judge Jack
Jackson Jane ------------ 2-22-1875 aged 99; w/o Richard
Jackson Richard ------------ 4-25-1826 aged 53
Jamison Francis ------------ 4-18-1846 aged 67
Johnston Alexander ------------ 7-8-1845 Captain in United States Army; aged 39
Johnston Alexander 7-10-1793 7-15-1872  
Johnston Freame 11-27-1781 3-22-1863 w/o Johnston
Johnston Richard H. L. ------------ 9-8-1847 aged 21; Lieutenant in United States Army, killed at Molino del Rey, Mexico
Keenan Isabella A. ------------ 1-13-1877 aged 82
Kistler Daniel ------------ 12-26-1870 aged 76
Kistler Daniel, Jr. ------------ 9-17-1862 aged 41; Captain, died of wounds received at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862
Kuhns John, Sr. 2-25-1788 6-8-1868  
Kuhns Susanna 7-25-1798 6-1-1870 w/o John, Sr.
Kunkle Joseph ------------ 1-23-1879 aged 78
Laird Rebecca ------------ 7-5-1875 aged 74; w/o John M.
Lindsay Hugh ------------ 5-31-1879 aged 80
Lindsay Jane ------------ 2-19-1878 aged 63; w/o Hugh
Loor John ------------ 5-28-1866 aged 51
Lowry Andrew ------------ 4-7-1864 aged 70
Lowry Jane ------------ 3-22-1845 aged 52; w/o James
Lowry Margaret N. ------------ 6-7-1867 aged 67; w/o Andrew
McClelland Catherine ------------ 11-7-1839 aged 62; w/o John
McClelland John ------------ 8-16-1846 aged 92
McCullough Elizabeth ------------ 7-12-1876 aged 73
McDowell Dr. John ------------ 1818  
McFarland James ------------ 1-14-1860 aged 81
McFarland Martha ------------ 4-20-1865 aged 70; w/o James (not sure if it is James listed above)
McGinley William ------------ 8-2-1873 aged 63
McGiven J. Milton ------------ 10-27-1863 aged 19; Battery F, 1st Pa. Art.
McKinney Agnes 8-5-1791 12-29-1814  
McKinney Alexander ------------ 10-14-1827 aged 71
McKinney Mary ------------ 9-22-1828 aged 58; w/o Alexander
McLaughlin Adam ------------ 12-27-1841 aged 84
Mershon Debora, Mrs. ------------ 4-18-1831 aged 56
Miller Agnes 2-26-1795 11-25-1862 w/o James
Miller James 5-19-1793 1-29-1859  
Moore Agnes ------------ 7-4-1848 aged 70; w/o William
Moore Florinda W. ------------ 3-29-1876 aged 55; w/o William
Moore John ------------ 8-5-1873 aged 75
Moore William ------------ 2-22-1846 aged 81; h/o Agnes
Morrison Elizabeth ------------ 6-4-1836 aged 42; w/o William
Morrison Dr. John 3-4-1798 8-4-1869 s/o John and Rebecca
Morrison John ------------ 1-27-1821 aged 71
Morrison Rebecca ------------ 7-14-1854 aged 87; relict of John Morrison
Morrison William ------------ 3-18-1871 aged 87
Nicholls John, Sr. ------------ 5-10-1842 aged 79
Patchell George ------------ 12-29-1863 aged 66
Patchell Sarah ------------ 7-11-1861 aged 74; w/o George
Ramsay Jane ------------ 10-15-1849 aged 76; w/o William
Ramsay William ------------ 5-2-1816 aged 69
Reed Elizabeth ------------ 1816 w/o John
Richardson Mary ------------ 10-27-1872 aged 69; w/o Dr. T. Richardson
Richardson Dr. Thompson 4-18-1806 11-23-1862  
Richardson William H. ------------ 12-25-1859 aged 64
Richardson   ------------ ------------ adopted son of Dr. Thompson Richardson (is William above, the adopted son?)
Ross Alexander ------------ 5-3-1873 aged 83
Ross Elizabeth ------------ 5-10-1846 aged 54; w/o Alexander
Russell Joseph ------------ 5-27-1844 aged 41
Smith Rev. Joseph, D.D. 7-15-1796 12-4-1868  
Smith Margaret ------------ August 1825 aged 88; w/o Maj. James Smith
Steel Joseph ------------ October 1824 aged 39
Storey Alexander ------------ 6-11-1851 aged 85
Storey Margaret ------------ 10-28-1848 aged 83; w/o Alexander
Stout Jemima ------------ 12-6-1822 aged 34, w/o James
St. Clair Maj.-Gen. Arthur ------------ 8-31-1818 aged 84
Thompson Eleanor ------------ 10-18-1853 aged 67; w/o James
Thompson James ------------ 6-25-1859 aged 79
Todd James 12-25-1786 9-3-1863  
Underwood Ann ------------ 8-2-1876 aged 76; w/o Morrison Underwood and d/o Peter Gay
Walker John ------------ 6-3-1851 aged 30
Wark Robert ------------ 4-27-1832 aged 80
Watt Sarah A. ------------ 7-4-1875 aged 67; w/o Daniel R. Killgore
Welty Elizabeth ------------ 12-26-1825 aged 22; w/o Henry Welty, Jr.
Welty Hannah ------------ 4-4-1878 aged 78
Welty Jacob ------------ 4-30-1864 aged 73
Welty Jane ------------ 12-26-1873 aged 79; w/o Jacob
Wilson Hugh 3-11-1788 4-30-1861  

Per the History of Westmoreland County, "no memorials mark the places where repose a number of persons, eminent in
their lives for virtue, learning, official position, and fine social qualities. There are not stones to indicate the last earthly abodes of
the old president judge, the Hon. John Young

Dr. James Postlethwaite

Dr. Alfred T. King

Rev. Henry (brother-in-law of James Buchanan)

Edward N. Clopper

Dr. S. P. Brown

Judge Burrell

Alexander McKinney

and many others, whose memories are only preserved in the hearts of friends and acquaintances."

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