Subject: Mates-Linhart Cemetery additions and corrections Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 16:37:32 EDT From: Pianoteacher3ng@aol.com Thanks for posting this cemetery. I do have more information than is posted here, as I am a descendant of Christian (Christopher) Linhart (d. 1810). This cemetery sits on land originally patented to Christian Linhart in 1785. The I.M. is a companion of the Linharts who came with them to the area. His last name was Moury. ================ (*I have pictures of all these tombstones.) The ones I am listing are either additions to the Linhart/Mates burials there, or corrections.) I have not listed the others that are there, which are correct, as far as I know.) Please note my change of address! Thanks! *Hawk, Julia Ann, "wife of Michael Linhart, Died July 20, 1870, Aged 94 years" (Her married name is not listed on the tomb.) The poem (which is also on her son Michael's tomb) says: Mourn not for me, I am at rest My soul is ....... , my Saviour blest I am from (grief?) and (sorrow?) free Prepare for death and follow me." *Linheart, Christopher (Christian, Sr.) 1722-4/15/1810 - This is the way the name is spelled on the tombstone - I have several pictures of it. *Linheart, Mary (Anna Maria Heindler) 1740-2/9/1827 - Also spelled Linheart. She is the wife of Christian, Sr. *Linhart, Christian (NOT Chris. M. - I just went back and magnified my picture of the tombstone on my computer, and it definitely says "Christian Linhart"! died 8/15/1823 - 21 years. (Son of Julia Ann Hawk and Michael Linhart) *Linhart, Michael 1/10/1770-10/31/1818 (a tree has grown where his headstone marker was, but the footstone marked "M.L." is still there. It is between Julia Ann Hawk and their son, Christian. *Linhart, Peter 3/17/1805-4/18/1878 (unreadable, but these are his dates). Son of John Adam and Sally (Maria Sarah) Baughman Linhart; husband of Margaret Brown *Linhart, Samuel (dates unreadable): dates given by Linhart researchers: Abt 1784-1831. Son of Christian, Sr. and Mary. *I.M. 775 This is I(saac/Isaiah?) Moury, a friend of the Linharts who came west with Christian, Sr., and his three oldest sons. His was the first burial in the cemetery. *Mates, Mary (Linhart) 12/6/1784-6/28/1861 "Mary Mates Died June 28, 1861, Aged 80 years" - wife of John, Sr. (This information from a gg granddaughter: Mary Linhart was born on Dec 6 1774. She died on Jun 28 1861 in Wilkins Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. She was buried in 1864 in Mates/Linhart Cemetery, Wilkins Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Parents: Christian Linhart Sr. and Anna Marie Heindler. She was married to John Mates Sr. in 1802.) Those are the tombs that still had stones in June of 1999. Last summer Peter and Samuel were gone. I'm afraid that there has been some vandalism there. And, with the acid rain, etc., the older tombs are even less legible than in 1999. Please visit my web site at: http://www.geocities.com/pianoteacher3/index.html Nancy M(yler) Goodwin Wilmington, DE ==========================================================================
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