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Woodville State Hospital Cemetery
  Collier Township, Pennsylvania
(Allegheny County)


Woodville State Hospital was also known as Allegheny County Hospital and Home for the Insane and Tuberculosis Sanitarium.  The buildings of Woodville Hospital in Collier township no longer exist, and the cemetery remains in a wooded area of the property. A memorial, erected in 1987, stands at the entrance to the cemetery, showing the dates of the cemetery as 1867-1949.

The graves do not have names, but are numbered with markers approximately 10" tall, in neat rows in numerical order. We found up to 692 graves numbered this way. In addition, there are some graves with other numbering sequences - these may be patient numbers.

One grave also has the tombstone of John Nayder - 1868-1932. One additional marker contains initials only of TNDW and CH. All of the photos were taken in March 2008.


Additional information concerning this institution can be found at:
http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/Bah/dam/rg/sd/r23retwarwoosd.htm

or here: http://www.asylumprojects.org/index.php?title=Woodville_State_Hospital

To view a map of this cemetery, click here.


A related YouTube video titled: Kawasaki Klr 650....Psychiatric Hospital Lost Cemetery
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFXYGDZpjjs
 . . . may answer some of your questions.


Contributed by Jackie Fisher and Amy Haller
(jackie-fisher AT comcast DOT net)

Posted: April 5, 2008 Last Update: September 23, 2013



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Surname, First Name, Birthdate, Deathdate, Other (Links/Photos)
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HEIM, John, 1823-1902
NAYDER, John, 1868-1932


The following listing was submitted to this website anonymously, and supposedly shows readable names and patient numbers transcribed from a Woodville cemetery map dated 1920. The 1920 Census was checked (Woodville, Collier Twp, Allegheny County, District 900, ED 900) for each of the names. If the name was found on the 1920 Census, it was entered on the cemetery list and showed the census line number where they were listed.  For example, Grave 3, Anna Staab, patient 360, is shown on the 1920 census for Woodville on line 884.  This listing CAN NOT be verified and SHOULD NOT be considered OFFICIAL.  It is presented here to provide researchers with possible clues as to the whereabouts of those they are researching.  NO OTHER INFORMATION relative to those listed here is available.

GRAVE # LAST NAME FIRST NAME PATIENT # CENSUS LINE #






1 Johnson Harry 2319

2 Rasz Albert 134 1920 Census 382
3 Staab Anna 360 1920 Census 884
4 Linder August 3630

5 Colling Thos 1079 1920 Census 168
6 Ross (Rossi) Peter 5320 1920 Census 380
7 Delitsky (Deliglotsky) Mary 809 1920 Census 831
8 Machinko Peter 4891 1920 Census 457
x Fratterola Charles (baby)


9 Graff William F 2812 1920 Census 89
10 Irwin Ellen 5567

11 Geiser Edward 186 1920 Census 263
12 Krajnik (Krojnyak) Frank 1961 1920 Census 448
13 Markewitz Joseph 4788 1920 Census 121
14 Mrvosh Joseph 4396 1920 Census 455
15 Wagner John 3603 1920 Census 539
16 Wiokul Pete 5815

17 Wedoski Joe 1288 1920 Census 602
18 Montague James 5043 1920 Census 458
19 Zakovitch Paul 3380 1920 Census 238
20 Chermiak Rose 5675

21 Johnson Lovie 5938

22 Adams James 5990

23 Lacock James 5423 1920 Census 199
24 Ogranshik Egidy 6045

25 Beverly
Morrie (James M Beverly) 2618 1920 Census 19
26 Haren Samuel 157 1920 Census 355
27 Grabourky Joseph 5741

28

3710

29




30




31 Williams Frank 4387 1920 Census
232
32 Slobodnik George 5947

32A Makarn Bessie 3700 1920 Census 787
32B Tahi Louis 2621 1920 Census 146
32C Lehr Paul 4815 1920 Census 113
33 Szozecinski Anton 3507 1920 Census 306
34 Jannson (Johnson?) J Oscar 6075

35 Therman Harry 5138 1920 Census 148
36 Kostandiecedio (?) Gus 6270

37 Coccoran Thos 5227 1920 Census 337
38 Wilson James 318 1920 Census 536
39 Kier Martha 244 1920 Census
779
40 Sussik (Suscik) John 4800 1920 Census 226
41 Materi
5706

42 Giannotti Peter 165 1920 Census 442
43




44




45




46 Crowley Patrick 2840 1920 Census 331
47 Darench John 3766 1920 Census 433
48 Mahan Russell (Whitey)


49 Busata Fred 6190

50 Bindle Eva 5478

51 Cell (Zell) Chas 6837 1920 Census 352
52 Tobias Henry 6602

53 Mason Emma 247 1920 Census 786
54 Molovich Joseph 2254

55




56




57




58 Myers Lena 45 1920 Census 785
59 Grabowsky Les 6455

60 Cobb Walter 7132

61 Kozar Matt ?886 1920 Census 109
62 McGill Lucy 1550

63 Malasciak Anton 1639 1920 Census 370
64 Wonijcz John 4103 1920 Census 155
65 Green Cornell 277

66 Tocinbaz Louis 1094 1920 Census 532
67 Liskinich Mike 5708

68 Gibson Frank 7?89

69 Kitchner Eleanor 4231(?)

70 Filippe John 7858

71




72




73




74 Harvill
2779

75 __anchak Anna 7262

76 Leitch Agnes 4371 1920 Census 635
77 Beal Rose 119 1920 Census 818
78 Lavich Tony 5223 1920 Census 112
79 Cauly Elmer 7929

80 Crahay Henry 4595 1920 Census 429
81 Cawley James 2288 1920 Census 336
82 Falezan Peter 8032

83 Yakani Joseph 7515

84 Brown Thomas 8001

85 Shaniger Ida 5950

86 Koontz Rose 77 1920 Census 475
87 Wims Lou?? 5596

88 Murdock
xxx

89 Murdock Wm 8804

90 Minola Louis 8898

91 Miller
1367

92 Laughlin Larry 1072 1920 Census 514
93 Slovak Steve? 814 1920 Census 221
94 Gach Arthur 8858

95 Zawajski Pete 2729 1920 Census 603
96 Millwood George 3964 1920 Census 454
97 Mar--
7814

98 Tim- A--- 5960

99 Johns Robert 864

100 Longbottom Robert 9291

101 Cocriolito (Cocciolito) Vincenzo 3478 1920 Census 427
102 Ashton Emma 5921

103 Hammond L--- 8239

104 Meyers Albert? 8543 1920 Census 286
105 McMahon Edward? 8210

106 King Doris? 8053

107 Miller Elizabeth 20 1920 Census 1031
108 Walker
7819

109

9175

110

8744

111 Bell
9488

112 Shaffer
5442

113 Pauline
7010

114 Dauberg
9228

115 Herden
xxxx

116 Murry
8349

117

1500

118 Brinder
63

119 Hatd
9535

120 Garrett Arthur 9219(?)

121

3968

122 Saporta James 6957

123 Gibbons Wm 3157 1920 Census 91
124




125 Craig (Gray)
9846

690 Schulties John M 11106



Addendum: When we first photographed the cemetery at Woodville while looking for it we actually first found this lone tombstone of John Heim   It is a distance away from the cemetery of the numbered graves but also on the former Woodville property  I took Father Deville (Woodville State Hospital's chaplain for 28 years) to the cemetery and also to this grave  I had not been able to determine who John Heim was or why his tombstone was there - but Father Deville knew - here is what he told me:
"In the late 60ís or 70ís when they were building Interstate 79 construction came to a halt when they found a coffin right in the middle of the road  They had to locate next of kin and found some living in Homestead  John Heim was reburied on the hillside" -- Jackie Fisher



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