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We the undersigned persons interested in "Henderson's Graveyard"
situate in Harmar Township, Allegheny County, Pa., all of whom have
relatives buried therein, and according to the usages and customs
governing said graveyard have a voice in the control and management
thereof, do hereby sell assign transfer and set over to "The Harmar-
ville Cemetery Association" (an association this day organized) all
our rights and powers in the general management and control of the
said graveyard and agree to be bound by the rules and regulations
hereafter adopted by said association, and in case said association
secures a charter, which it is the intention to apply for, then we
agree that said corporation shall take full and complete charge of
said cemetery and manage and care for the same we to be bound by its
action.  Witness our hands and seals this 31st. day of May 1909.

Jno Henderson [seal]
John Robbins [seal]
Sarah Robbins [seal]
Samuel Robbins [seal]
Annie Nixon [seal]
W. A. Armstrong [seal]
Suzetta Robbins [seal]
Mary J. Comley [seal]
Eleanora Harrison [seal]
Mary Harrison [seal]
J. H. Kemper [seal] 
Henrietta Campbell [seal]
S. M. Armstrong [seal]
Lilly Brown [seal]
Mrs. W. M. Nixon [seal]
Mrs. W. J. Arbuckle [seal]
Grace B. MacRoberts [seal]
Mrs. James Wilson [seal]
Gottlieb Dickey [seal]
Anna Smeaton [seal]
Jessie McGeary [seal]
Wm. J. Wilson [seal]

   In the court of Common Pleas No.2 of Allegheny County, Pa. 
In re application of the

"Harmarville Cemetery


       of                         (No. 840 July Term 1909)

Harmar Township, Allegheny

County, Pennsylvania, for

a charter.

   Be it known, that the subscribers, all of whom are citizens 
of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, have associated themselves
for the purpose of forming and maintaining an association for the 
objects and purposes hereinafter set forth, and being desirous that 
they and such persons as may be associated with them should become 
incorporated agreeably to the provisions of the Act of General
Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania entitled "An Act to
Provide for the Incorporation and Regulation of Certain Corporations"
approved the 29th. day of April A.D. 1874, and its supplements, do
hereby certify, set forth and declare, that the following are the purposes,
objects articles and conditions of the said association which they
desire to be incorporated.

First.  The name of the corporation shall be "The Harmarville Cemetery

Second.  The purpose for which the corporation is formed, are to acquire
control of the cemetery or graveyard known as "Henderson's Graveyard"
situate in Harmar Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, to manage,
maintain the same, to acquire land adjoining and maintain the whole
public cemetry.

Third.   The place where the business of the corporation is to be trans-
acted, is in Harmar Township, Allegheny County Pennsylvania.

Fourth.  The Corporation is to exist perpetually.

Fifth.   The names and residence of the subscribers are as follows.

John Henderson          Hobken,             Allegheny County, Pa.
H.J. Rose               Harmar Township,        "             "
John Robbins            Cheswick                "             "
Sarah Robb.             Harmar Township         "             "
Annie Nixon             """    """              "             "
Samuel Robbins          Cheswick                "             "
Suzetta Robbins         """                     "             "
W.A. Armstrong          """                     "             "
J.H. Kemper             Harmar Township         "             "
Mary J. Conley            """    """            "             "
G.S. Conley               """    """            "             "
Eleanor Harrison          """    """            "             "
Mary Harrison             """    """            "             "
S.M. Armstrong          Cheswick                "             "
Henrietta Campbell      Hoboken                 "             "
Mrs. W.M. Nixon         Harmar Township         "             "
Miss Lilly Brown          """     """           "             "
Mrs. W.J.Arbuckle       Pittsburg               "             "
Grace B. McRoberts      Harmar Township         "             "
Mrs. James Wilson       Indiana Township        "             "
Gottleib Dickey         Hoboken                 "             "
Anna Smeaton            Harmar Township         "             "
Jessie McGeary          Indiana Township        "             "
Wm. J. Wilson              """     """          "             "
Alex Campbell           Harmar Township         "             "
Charles Wachter         Cheswick                "             "
Mrs. Henry Dremmel      Harmar Township         "             "
Mrs. Eliza Myers          """   """             "             "
Anna Wachter            Cheswick                "             "
W.S. Carson             Harmar Township         "             "
W.M. Nixon                """    """            "             "
Jas. A. Smeaton           """    """            "             "
Daniel Harrison         Ingram                  "             "
Wm. J. Barton           Sharpsburg              "             "
Joseph Barton             """"                  "             "
Geo H Wilson            Indiana Township        "             "

Sixth.  The corporation is to be managed by a Board of Directors
        consisting of seven members who shall be elected annually
by ballet, who shall elect from their number a president, vice 
president, secretary and treasurer, the name and residences of
those chosen for the first year are as follows.

   Rev. John Henderson,       Hoboken        Allegheny County,Pa..
   Rev. H.J. Rose,            Harmar Township   Allegheny Co. Pa.
   Miss, Grace B. McRoberts     """   """          """        ""
   James A. Smeaton             """   """          """        ""
   Wm. M. Nixon                 """   """          """        ""
   Wm. S. Carson                """   """          """        ""
   Joseph Barton              Sharpsburg,          """        ""

By whom Rev.H.J.Rose has been chosen President, Joseph Barton, Vice
President, Grace B. McRoberts, Secretary and W.S. Carson, Treasurer.

Seventh.  The corporation is not for profit and has no capital stock,
but all money received from any source, as well as fees for membership 
or other charges fixed in the By-Laws, shall be collected, held in trust
and applied from time-to time caring for and maintaining said cemetery.

Eighth.  The corporation shall have power to adopt suitable By-Laws, not
inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth
of Pennsyvania.

Ninth.   The membership shall be increased and perpetuated by the election
from time to time, in such manner and on such terms and conditions
as may be prescribed in the By-Laws of the corporation of any person who has
or may hereafter have relatives or friends buried in the aforesaid graveyard
or cemetery, or of any person who may be willing to assist either financially
or otherwise in maintaining said cemetery.

Tenth.   That a sum equal to at least one-tenth of the gross amount arising
from the sale of lots in said burial ground or cemetery shall be set aside
for the perpetual care and preservation of the grounds and renewal of the
buildings and property of said burial or cemtery company.

Witness our hands and seals this 31st. day of May 1909.
Jno Henderson  [seal]
H. J. Rose [seal]
John Robbins [seal]
Sarah Robb. [seal]
Annie Nixon [seal]
Samuel Robbins [seal]
Suzetta Robbins [seal]
W. A.Armstrong [seal]
J. H. Kemper [seal]
Mary J. Comley [seal]
G. S. Comley [seal]
Eleanora Harrison [seal]
Mary Harrison [seal]
S. M. Armstrong [seal]
Henrietta Campbell [seal]
Mrs. W. M. Nixon [seal]
Miss Lilly Brown [seal]
Mrs. W. J. Arbuckle [seal]
Grace B. MacRoberts [seal]
Mrs. James Wilson [seal]
Gottlieb Dickey [seal]
Anna Smeaton [seal]
Jessie McGeary [seal]
Wm. J. Wilson [seal]
Alex Campbell [seal]
Charles Wachter [seal]
Mrs. Henry Dremmel [seal]
Mrs. Eliza Myers [seal]
Anna Wachter [seal]
W. S. Carson [seal]
W. M. Nixon [seal]
Wm J. Barton [seal]
Daniel Harrison [seal]
Geo W. Wilson [seal]
J.A. Smeaton [seal]
Joseph Barton [seal]


First.  The regular annual meeting of Harmarville Cemetery Association shall 
hereafter be held upon the cemetery grounds in Harmar Township, on
"Decoration Day", May 31st, of each year.

Second.  The meeting shall be called to order by the president of the board
of directors, or in his absence by the Vice-President, who shall act as 
temporary chairman of the meeting.

Third.  At such regular annual meeting the board of directors for the ensuing
year shall be elected, as required by the Charter.

Fourth.  Special meetings of the corporation may be called by the board of
directors to meet at such other place of meeting within Harmar Township, as
may be designated in such call, ten days notice thereof to be given to the
members of the association by letter or postal mailed to his or her last 
known address.

Fifth.  Election to membership shall be by ballot.

Sixth.  Any person eligible to membership under section nine of the Charter
may be elected a member of the association at any regular meeting thereof, 
or at any special meeting, upon receiving three fourths of the ballots cast,
Provided, that the names of all persons proposed for membership, who are to
be voted on at any special meeting, shall be given in the notice calling
said meeting.

Seventh.  It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Board of directors
to keep a list of the names and addresses of the members of the association,
the same to be furnished by said members, and such list shall be the official
guide in mailing all notices.

Eighth.  The Board of Directors shall cause to be laid off in burial lots the
land acquired by the Corporation from Miss. Spring, to fix a scale of prices
for the same, which may be altered from time to time, and to grant to pur-
chasers thereof, their heirs and assigns, the perpetual right of burial therein,
subject to such reasonable regulations and restrictions as the board of dir-
ectors may from time to time adopt.

Ninth.  Amendments to these BY-LAWS shall not be acted upon until the first
annual meeting following that on which such amendment has proposed, unless
the proposed amendment be first approved by the board of directors and notice
thereof, containing a copy of said amendment, be sent to each member one
month before the regular meeting or one month before the time fixed for a
special meeting called for the purpose of acting on said amemdment.

                       HARMAR TOWNSHIP, June 1st, 1909

        We the undersigned agree to contribute the amounts set opposite our
respective names to be used in building a fence around Hendersons Graveyard
in Harmar Township, Allegheny County, PA., and in otherwise beautifying, main-
taining and caring for the same, such sums to be paid to the Treasurer of
"The Harmarville Cemetery Association", an association formed for the purpose
aforesaid, any sum collected in excess of the amount needed for immediate use
to be held in trust for the future care and maintenance of the said graveyard
or cemetery.
(List of 97 original contributors followed, indicating a dollar amount
ranging from $.50 to $200, and the word "Paid" with a checkmark beside each).

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