Troxel Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

 

 

To find it turn off Rt. 119 at Rt. 981 intersection, go toward Mt. Pleasant. Continue about 1/4 mile, you will see a Busy Beaver store on left.
Pull into parking lot. Cemetery is on top of knoll to right surrounded by 3.5 foot high wall. It is has large trees and briars.
This cemetery is less than a mile over the Fayette County line. Recorded June 2000. Contributed by Ken O'Neal.

 

 

Inscriptions copied June 2000
Surname Given Name DOB DOD Other Notes
Crider Martin ------------ 2-26-1854 age 40 y. 10 m. 9d.
------------ A. C. ------------   This stone is next to Martin's. Same type stone, but broken and illegible. Foot stone marked A. C.
Nisely Elizabeth ------------ 6-28-1802 age 28; w/o Henry
Shelkey Catharine ------------ 6-11-17?? or 18?? w/o possilby Jack. Stone broken and very worn.
Shelkey Mary ------------ 5-23-1846 age 3 y.; d/o J. and C.
Tinsman Lewis ------------ ------------ Dates illegible; s/o A. and M. or N. Stone very, very weather worn.
Troxel Annie ------------ 9-11-1841 age 8 y.
Troxel Abraham ------------ 8-22-1855 age 2 y. 5 d.
Troxel John, Sr. 9-30-1779 8-30-1850 age 75 y.
Troxel Barbara ------------ 6-5-1842 age 67 y. 8 m. 19 d.; w/o John.
Troxel Mary ------------ 7-19-1801/07? age 33y. 28d.; w/o M.
White David 3-23-1878 ------------ Infant son of W. P. and M. S.
One stone with name broken off. The only readable markings ??-21-1860 - 12-15-1862.
Several broken and illegible stones. Possibly some unmarked graves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inscriptions copied November 19, 1946
Surname Given Name DOB DOD Other Notes
Troxel Mary ------------ July 13, 1862 Aged 70 years
Troxel John, Sr. September 20, 1775 August 30, 1850 Aged 75 years, 11 mos. 20 Ds.
Troxel Barbara ------------ June 5, 1842 Aged 67 years, 8 Mos. 19 Ds. - wife of John Troxel, Sr.
Tinsman Lewis ------------ ------------ Son of - balance not legible.
Chider Martin ------------ Feb. 26, 1834 Aged 10 Years, 10 Mos. 9 Ds.
Chider ___le ------------ ? 1640 Balance scaled off
------------ ------------ ------------ ------------ Inscription ot legible
Troxel Anne ------------ Sept. 11, 1841 Aged 5 weeks
------------ ------------ Feb. 22, 1840   Stone on ground
Troxel Mary ------------ July 19, 1841 Aged 33 Yrs. 7M. 28Ds. - wife of M. Troxel
------------ ------------ ------------ ------------ Stone on ground, inscription illegible
Troxel ------------ ------------ ------------ Son of J.S. and C. A. Troxel - inscription illegible
White David S. March 21, 1878 ------------ Infant son of W. P. and H. S. White
------------ Sarah ------------ ------------ Small stone marked Sarah
Shelkey Mary ------------ ------------ Aged 3 Years - Dau. of D. and C. Shelkey
Sherrick William 1846 ------------ Infant son of ? Sherrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View of Cemetery Anne Troxel Broken Stone
Elizabeth Nisely Mary Troxel Broken Stone
Abraham Troxel Martin Crider John Troxel
Mary Troxel Barbara Troxel Unknown
   
David White    

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