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Cemetery Inscriptions from
SARDIS CEMETERY
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
(Westmoreland County)


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Recorded, Copyrighted & Posted June 25, 2000, Carol Fricke, jsfly@alltel.net
Updated: September 17, 2002
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Sardis Cemetery is on the Allegheny Co. / Westmoreland Co. lines
on RT 286, Old Saltsburg Rd. About 3 miles or less from the 380
junction after Plum Boro.
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The Soldiers Monument / Sardis Cemetery


-A-
Mat. Aber; J.A. Alter; Dav. Alter, MD; Sam'l Ank; Simon Arb
-B-
Jno. Barber; Tho's Barber; Hen.Beamer; Eman'l Beighley; Jac Bethune; Dav. Booze; And'w Borland; Geo. Borland; J.C. Boyce; Eli, Bruner; Jno. Bruner; Jno Bryan
-C-
Teo. Callan; Tho's Carnahan; Fred Clark; Alex'r Clements; Calvin Clements; Jas.P Cline; Jno Cowan; Jno Crawford; Hez. Craig; A.J. Crooks
-D-
Thom's Day; Bed. Davidson; Sam'l Davidson; Jas. Detman; Jno. Detman; Wm. Detman; Jas. Donnell; Wm. Donnell
-E-
Robt. Elwood; Robt. Ewwer
-F-
Dav. Free; Jas. Fryer; D.P. Fryer
-G-
Thom's Gardner; Jess Geiger; Peter Geiger; Jas. Grier
-H-
J.P. Hale; J.D. Hall; Robt. Hall; Frank Haymaker; George Haymaker; Jas. Haymaker; Jno Haymaker; M.R. Haymaker; D.B. Haymaker; Hen. Hunter
-K-
Jno Keister; Alex'r Kelley; Geo. Keeple; Dav. Kiefavor; Rob't. King; Hugh Kirkwood; Jno. Kuhns; Jac. Kunkle
-L-
Alb't Lantz; Geo. Ludwich; Dan'l Ludwich; Michal Ludwick; William Ludwick
-M-
Dane'l Martz; Jerry Martz; John Masters; Milo Miller; William J. Miller; J.S. Montgomery; Jno. Montgomery; Filmore Moorhead; Jno.Murray; Robt. M. Murray

-Mc-
Alf. McClure; D. McCutcheon; Jno. McCutcheon; Samuel McCutcheon; William McCutcheon; Isaac McElfresh; Jno. McElfresh; Jno. McElroy; J.H. McKeever; Wm. McSkimmons; Wm. C. McLain; Jno. McQuaid; Harm McWilliams; R.H. McWilliams; Wilson McWilliams
-O-
Dav. Over; Jac. Over; Dav. Oyler
-P-
Samuel Patterson; Jac. Porter; Tho's Powell
-Q-
Jno. Querry
-R-
Alex'r Ritchey; Andr'w Ritchey; Ham. Ritchey; Isaac Ritchey; Amos L. Rhodes; Alex'rd D. Rose; Jas. Rowan; Jas Rutter; Wm. Rutter
-S-
Jno. Shaw; Dav. Shirey; Jos. South; Jno. Speer; Dav. Staymates Dav. Steel; Dav. Stout; Wm. Stout; A.B. Swanger; Jno. Swank
-T-
Dav. Tallant; Jno. S. Taylor; Wm Taylor; Jas. Thompson; Jos. Thompson; Wm. Thompson; Adam Tomer; Dav. Townsley; Jas. Trout
-W-
Alex'r Walker; Jno. Walker; Wm. Wallace; And'w Walp; A.J. Wilson; Jno. W. Wilson; Riley Wolford; Jas. H. Wylie

 


Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions:

ANDERSON
Jacob H. Anderson 1837-1900
Elizabeth Mc Allister Anderson, His wife, 1844-1907
Belle 1869
Baby Anderson 1905
Eva Anderson b. Oct. 2, 1873 aged 2 mo. (this is set
away from other stones in center of cemetery)

ASHBAUGH
James S. Ashbaugh 1878-1939
Allie B. Ashbaugh 1875-1937

BEACOM
Gary D. Beacom, Sgt.U.S.Air Force WWII, 1926-1994
William J. Beacom, (Father) 1853-1940
Harriet S. Beacom, ( Mother) 1857-1903
John Knox (Son) 1878-1881
Clifford R. (Infant Son ) 1898-1898 (above Beacoms on same stone)

BEAMER
Miles B. Beamer, 1862-1941 & Elizabeth W., 1863-1947

BECK
Harvey E. Beck 1880-1923 & Martha E. 1881-1936

BEIGHLEY
Agnes Iona Beighley b. July 19, 1919 d. July 19, 1919 (Still born?)

Emanuel Beighley 2-1-1824 / 5-26-1902 & Lamanda,
His wife. 5-5-1825 / 7-7-1904
William Beighley, July 29, 1848--Oct. 22, 1904

Clara Jane Beighley, 1861-1931

Peter Beighley. 1866-1945 & Mary C. His wife, 1866-1927
(This stone has a marker attached . It is like a pyramid
crossed with an upside down pyramid and a open book in
the middle. Inscribed O of A #302 PA. )

Earnest G. Beighley 1902-1932 & Son Raymond, 1930-1931

Daniel Beighley 1853-1927 & Catherine E. His wife, 1849-1940
Florence A. Beighley. 1891-1939 & Martin R. Beighley 1890-1969
Emanuel Beighley ( Father) 1860-1908

John Wesley Beighley, June 17, 1847-Feb. 20, 1914, Father
Nancy Jane Beighley, April 27, 1851-Dec. 14, 1933, Mother
Infant Beighley, Died Jan 1890 aged 4


BOLLINGER
John Son of S&M,Bollinger, died May 17, 18_3. Aged 16 yrs.( Hard to read)

BOYCE
David Boyce, b. April 14, 1811. d, April 23, 1869

BRYAN
David Bryan b. Feb. 15, 1830. d. July 18, ___(Our brother)

CIKOVIC
Marion M. Cikovic
Ohio Pvt. Company E 331 Infantry. WWI.
Sept. 1, 1896-Apr. 7, 1960

Mildred Cikovic, Aug. 24, 1906-Jan. 1, 1996

CLARK
J.D. Clark. Died Dec, 7th, 1887
Hannah wife of Joseph D. Clark, Died Feb. 28, 1861
In the 50 year of her age.

COLE
Dorthy Eileen Cole, 1916-1926
Nancy Irene Cole, 1897-1972
Howard C. Cole, 1892-1948

CONNER
Abner Conner (Father) 1803-1878 & Winifred Conner (Mother) 1818-1878
Malenda C. Conner 1857-1858
Lady Frances Drummond Conner, 1760-1864. Born-Drummond Castle, Scotland.

CAPLE OR GAPLE
George W. died Oct 25, 18--. aged 27yrs, 9 mo.(GAR Army # 1733)

CROOKS
William G. Crooks 1836-1907 & Mary J. His wife, 1837-1928

DETMAN
Elizabeth Detman born Nov. 2, 1834, Died Apr. 17, 1877

DUNCANKEITH, ??????, 1814-1884
DUNCANKEITH, ??????, Died Jan. 18, 1861, In his 88 year (same stone as Marjery)
DUNCANKEITH, Marjery, b: on the island of Argyle-Scotland (no dates), Mother, w/o ??????, DUNCANKEITH,

DUNMIRE
Sarah C. Dunmire, 1858-1916

EARLL
Margaret E. Earll 1916-1952

ECKELS
Simon K. Eckels Sr. 1897-1916
& J. Lillian 1905-1973 (The Lord is my Shepherd)

FLICK
George M. Flick 1861-1942 & Carrie E. 1863-1941
(plaque at bottom is from J. Orville Scott funeral home)

FINK
Charles G. Fink 1906-1944 & Irma G. 1910-1971
& Charles H. 1945 (infant son)

FRYE
George S. Frye. July 29, 1912--Jan. 23, 1972 &
Martha E. July 24, 1913-May 14, 1975

GARDNER
Mary E.Gardner, Died July 16,1878, aged 21yrs.
Annie Gardner, D. A__ 1898
Elizabeth Gardner, 1866-1947
James Gardner, 1824-1910
(these 4 Gardner's are on same stone)

Ada R. Gardner 1864-1940 & John 1852-1923

James P. Gardner 1885-1963 & Hazel F. 1887-1969
Ebenezer Steel Gardner b. Apr. 10, 1870, d. Mar. 2, 1946
Hattie Florence Gardner. b.June 7, 1881--Nov. 11, 1968

GLASS
John Glass died Aug. 31, 1872, Aged 63 yrs.
(small stone next to this is marked J.D.G)

GWINN
Mary M. Gwinn, 1843-1914

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HAMILTON & HICKS
(This is an enclosed area within the cemetery. Family plot)
Anna M. Hamilton 1844-1881
Susan Hicks 1820-1893
Samuel W. Hicks 1816-1905
James P. Hicks 1844-1894
Elizabeth Edith Hicks 1850-1934
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HEASLET
Mary M. Heaslet (baby)
Eunice A. Heaslet daughter of D&G Heaslet (baby)

HILTY
James A. Hilty, 1836-1909 (Father)
Mary J. His wife, 1842-1924 (Mother)

HOMER
Florence A. Homer. 1907-1936
"A precious one from us in gone, A voice we loved
is stilled. A Place is vacant in our home which
never can be filled"

JONSTON, Mary, d: March 1,1878 Aged 58?? years, w/o Fred Yetter
MARIA JONSTON / WIFE OF / FREDRK YETTER / DIED / May 21, 1878: / Aged 58 Yrs., (Source: Michael S. Caldwell, msc@nyc.r-nospam-r.com)

KISTLER
William P. Kistler Jr., 1897-1977
William P. Kistler, 1877-1948 (Father)
on the other side of this stone is:
Mother Julia C. 1913-1983 & Father William P. Jr. 1897-1977

LUTZ
George W. Lutz 1928-1993
Arthur Lutz, 1903-1990 & Sara H. 1906-1980
Amanda Jane Lutz (Mother) Oct. 30, 1878---July 1, 1941

MARTS
Nicholas Marts, 1844-1912
Nancy J., his wife, 1845-1935 (same stone as Nicholas)
Henry Bert Marts. 1888-1965
Marts (same stone)
Frank H., 1882-1951 & Eva W., 1884-1953
Frank A. Marts, May - July 1946 (child?)
Glen E. Marts, 1911-1968
Winfield MC Marts, 1912-1935

Jacob C. Marts Born Sept 3, 1839-Died Sept. 12, 1913
& Mary A.C. His wife, born Jan 14, 1846 (no other date)

John B. Marts 1880-1927
A.F.Marts 1885-1953 & Paloma his wife. 1891-1916

MASTERS
William Masters March 1, 1784, Died Feb. 185_?

Elizabeth Masters, Wife of William Masters, Died
Nov. 18, 1866 Aged 74 yrs. 2 mo.

William D. Masters, Jan. 22, 1900, Aged 72 yrs, 6mos.,28da.
Isabella Masters, Wife of William D. Masters, Died 7-12-1890, Aged abt 56yrs
J. Masters, died Dec. 12, 18__.Aged 3 yrs.
Earl Masters (Father) no dates

M. Masters (Mother) 1889-1956

James Masters (Father), 1866-1950 & Elizabeth M. (Mother), 1866-1949

Oscar Kenneth Masters, 1909-1931

Husband Glen Watson Masters, 1903-1940

Zella M. Masters, May 14, 1894-Oct. 29, 1947

John G. Masters (Father), 1851-1940 & Elizabeth (Mother), 1851-1926

Sarah A. Masters, Daughter of J&S Masters. Born Jan. 1, 1865
Margareta Masters, Daughter of J&S Masters. Born Sept. 6,1852

MC ALISTER
Homer McAlister, (the Lord is my Shepherd)
John Mc Alister, 1860-1939
"Lifes race well run, Lifes work well done, Lifes
crown well worn, Now comes rest"
Annie M. Mc Alister, 1867-1968

Angus M. McAlister, 1866-1940 & Eliza Jane, 1876-1959
Glenn M. McAlister, 1898-1973 & Freda V. 1900-1983

Raine Joy McAlister, Jan. 7, 1930( child)
Annie McAlister, Oct. 1, 1871---March 7th, 1901 (Gone to Rest)
Duncan Mc Alister, 1838-1915 (GAR #1659)
Belle, Wife of John Mc Alister (Our Mother) Died June 9th, 1888 age 72 years.
Margery McAlister, 1846-1925

Margaret McAlister, May 21, 1856-May 27, 1865, Dau of Alexander & Flora A.

MC CLURE
Ella Mae McClure, Apr. 9, 1911--Jun. 5, 1982
Paul Richard McClure, Apr 6, 1901---Dec. 14, 1992

MC CUTCHEON
George C. McCutcheon (Father), 1859-1929 & Minerva H. (Mother), 1867-1939
Joseph McCutcheon, 1837-1931 & Sarah E., 1846-1934
Joseph Mc Cutcheon, Born Aug 17, 1838, Died Sept. 19, 1888
Mary J. McCutcheon, Mar. 31, 1838-Feb. 11, 1915
Tressie McCutcheon, 1879-1960
Frank R. McCutcheon, 1868-1949 & Amilda E., 1871-1967

William R. McCutcheon, Apr. 24, 1893-Feb. 14, 1951
Duncan H., 1871-1956 & Margaret I., 1878-1937

Mary M. McCutcheon, Feb. 22- Dec. 3, 1901, dau of F.R. & A.E.


MC HENRY
David Mc Henry, 1847-1900 (with infant Daughter)

MC KEAN
William Mc Kean, died Nov. 9th, 1879 in his 50th year.
Catherine Mc Kean, 1815-1899

MC WILLIAMS
In Loving Memory of Anna Mary McWilliams, died Jan. 3rd, 1900.
Aged 25 yrs, 8 mo, 3 da.
(A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is
stilled. A place is vacant in our home, which
never can be filled) This stone is possibly black
marble, tablet form. The bottom right corner
reads.....J. Dittmann, Butler Pa.

Nancy J. McWilliams, Mar. 28,,1841-Oct. 5, 1919
Robert McWilliams, April 9, 1829-April 27, 1902

MILLER
William J. Miller, 1837-1908
A member of Co. K. 168 Reg't PA. Vol's (GAR marker # 1686
and a Bronze Star shaped marker 1861-1865)

MONSEY
Ira Addison Monsey, Pennsylvania Chief Electrican's Mate US. Navy.
Jan. 9, 1890-March 6, 1929
Ruth Monsey, 1895-1976
Amanda Mounsey, 1861-1922

MORGAN
William Morgan (Father), b. Apr.16,1824, d. Feb.,24,,1901
& Margaret Morgan (Mother), b. Nov. 27, 1820, d, May 14, 1902

MURRAY
Mary Catherine Murray (Mother), 1893-1982
(marker indicates Hart Furnal Home)

ONDISH
Pearl Ondich, 1923-1984
Steve Ondish, 1903-1977

OVER
Byron M. Over, Mus. 10 Pennsylvania Res. Corp Vol. Civil War.
Jan. 31, 1847--March 5, 1928

OYLER
John S. Oyler Dec. 29, 1836--Oct. 20, 1924
(GAR marker #1623) & Mary J., his wife, April 21, 1839--Jan. 23, 1902
Jeremiah Oyler, b. Aug. 31, 1811, d. Oct. 1, 1891 &
Sarah, His wife, b. Oct 15, 1811, d. July 1, 1890
Annabelle Oyler, March 16, 1823-Sept. 1, 1881 child of J.S. and M.J. Oyler

Joseph Oyler, died April 5, 1873, aged 34 yrs, 1 mo., 2da.
(GAR marker. US Army. #1199)

PHIPPS, Eliza J. Conner, 1848-1877, w/o A.J.

RAUGHT
Mother Ethel M. Raught, 1892-1932

RUBRIGHT
Helen Rubright, 1899-1950
Harold Rubright, Feb 2, 1905-June 25, 1905
Next stone...Infant son of J.D. & S.A. Rubright, Died Sept. 10, 1901
Renwick R., Son of J.D. & S.A.
Rubright, 8-29-1886 / 4-19-1903
Eva Grace Rubright, 1888-1937
Charles J. Rubright, 1889-1962
Algie R. Rubright, 1892-1961 & Edna 1898-(blank)

RUPERT
Kelly Rupert, 1870-1943 & Agnes Belle, 1871-1929

SHANNON
Oliver Shannon Co. "E" 78th Pa. Inf. (GAR U.S. Army. #1362)

SIDUM
Selma R. Schmidt Sidum. March 14-1913-Aug. 2, 1972
(In loving memory)

SILVIS
Plummer Silvis, 1884-1973
Daisy E. Silvis, 1890-1930
Sarah L. Silvis, 1861-1921

STOUT
Samuel Henry Stout III, 1913-1970
Norman Stout, 1925-1997
Geraldine Stout, 1929-1994

SPROUL
Albert Sproul, Pennsylvania TEC 5 U.S. Army. WWII.
Aug. 29, 1909-Nov. 18, 1959

Charles B. Sproull, Apr. 14, 1881-Sept. 18, 1960
& Maude E., July 4, 1883--Sept. 17, 1959.
William Sproull, (Father), 1818-1862
Margaret Sproull ( Mother), 1818-1905

STAUFFER
Harold R. Stauffer, 1917-1961 & Trusie K. 1918-1994

STOUT
James R. Stout, Army Air Force, Nov. 15, 1920--Jun. 20, 1974
Samuel Henry Stout, 1913-1970
Alice M. Stout, 1889-1962
Samuel H. Stout, 1883-1965

SWANGE
Floyd H. Swange, Pennsylvania PFC 35 TRP/CARR/SVC WWII
Oct. 24, 1905--July 16, 1963

THENS
Father Henry J. Thens, 1913-1965
(Take me then O Lord, I pray, into thine arm unto my rest)

TOMER (stone is marked Tomer, but information is
about Rubright)
see RUBRIGHT

TOWNSLEY
David Townsley, died Oct 12, 1862. aged 53yrs.
(GAR US Army. #1322)

SWANGER
Andrew J. Swanger, WT3 US.Coast Guard. WWII, 1921-1983
Mary Pekich Swanger, Beloved wife of Andrew. (no dates)
Daniel B. Swanger, 1902-1963 & Ida Belle, 1899-1958
Eugene C. Swanger, March, 1924-April, 1972 (WWII Veteran)

TAYLOR
John S. Taylor, died April 7, 1898. Aged 79 yrs.
Co. "A" 101 RGT.Pa. Vol. (GAR marker # 1680 Army)

Mary Taylor, 1816-1889
Margaret Taylor, 1838-1922
William Taylor, 1837-1913

URSING
Andrew Ursing, 1898-1964
Private A.S.F.HQ 3rd.Service Command WWII
& Dorothy Ursing, 1907-1990

Martin Ursing, Oct. 17th, 1884--April 12th, 1965

WALP
Charles C. Walp (Father), 1895-1961

WATTS
Marjorie Rose Watts, 1886-1962 & Mary Elizabeth
Loose, 1879-1971 (Bronze plaque " Womens Overseas
Service League" with flag.

Francis L. Watt, 1878-1922 & Lizzie, 1871-1904
Frank M. Watt, 1850-1929 & Ellen, 1851-1928

WEYMAN
Louis H. Weyman (Father), 1877-1937 & Florence (Mother), 1888-1984

YETTER
Frederick Yetter, Died April 16, 188_. Aged 60 yrs.10 mo.5da.
FREDERICK YETTER / DIED / Apr. 16. 1880: / Aged 60 Yr. 10 Mo. / & 5 Ds., (Source: Michael S. Caldwell, msc@nyc.r-nospam-r.com)
MARIA JONSTONMARIA JONSTON / WIFE OF / FREDRK YETTER / DIED / May 21, 1878: / Aged 58 Yrs., (Source: Michael S. Caldwell, msc@nyc.r-nospam-r.com)


YOCKMAN
Dorothy Yockman, 1919-1957

YURKIN
Martha R. Yurkin, 1916-1927
Albert Yurkin (Father), 1863-1939 & Mary H. (Mother), 1873-1945
Martha M. Yurkin, (daughter), Feb. 16,1906-June 2, 1973
Albert Victor Yurkin, Pa.Teck 3 Army Air Force WWII, AM& 2 OLC
July 1 1912 -July 25, 1959 (Flag and bronze marker)

ZIEMKE
Otto Ziemke, 1889-1941
Minnie Ziemke Wolfe, 1886-1973
August Ziemke, 1856-1942 & Amelia, 1860-1938
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