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LACKAWAXEN and UNION CEMETERY
Lackawaxen and Union Cemetery, and St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Established in 1800
On the Delaware River
Lackawaxen, Pike Co., Pennsylvania
Approx. 3 acres, this cemetery is next to and on the south side of The Zane Gray Museum.
ST. MARK'S CHURCH with cemetery on right. (See other photo of
ENTRANCE Larger view of cemetery entrance.
BARNES - YOUNG John Barnes, Born May 4, 1823, Died Dec. 16,
1895. Lydia A. Young, His Wife, Born Sept 2, 1841, Died Feb. 8, 1927.
BARNES J. Scott Barnes, [Born] Dec. 12, 1892. [Died] Nov. 28,
1919. Emblem top: IOOF [ Independent Order of Odd Fellows ]; initials with in the three chain links: FLT [Friendship, Love and Truth]; Lodge Number at bottom: 352.
CRAWFORD [?CRANFORD] In Memory of James Crawford, a natiave
DEVER Mother, Catherine Dever, 1827 1918.
Front Right view. Among others, graves of FAHRENBACH (left of double
heart stone), JAMES (double heart stone), and FINCH (right foreground).
General View 1 of cemetery taken from left rear. Grave of JOHN HUNT is
in right foreground.
General View 2 Taken from the roadside, right side of cemetery, on the
banks of the Delaware R.
General View 3 Taken from right roadside showing grave of THOMAS
SMYTH on left.
General View 4 Front right with some of the oldest stones in the
Rear right area
HUNT To The Memory of John K. Hunt, who died June 14, 1873, Aged
50 years, 2 Mos and 12 D's. A partial read of the inscription on the bottom of stone reads:
Thou art gone to the grave but _________
to deplore thee.
For God was thy __ . Thy God ___
Thy Guide - He gave thee. He too ______
He will restore thee. Death has no _______________
______ the Saviour has died
KIMBLE A view of the back left of the cemetery with KIMBLE
monument center right.
KIMBLE - RIDGEWAY Milton S. Kimble, Nov. 1, 1819 - Sept. 8, 1898.
Martha J. Ridgeway, His Wife, Feb. 27, 1825 - Oct. 25, 1898 (1895 - 1898?). Small markers on
each side, and rear of monument are (left) "Uncle Milton"; (right) "Aunt Martha".
SHAFFER Brock Shaffer, died Aug. 18, 1883, AE 40 Yrs. 11 Mos.
and 22 Days.
SHANNON Calvin C. Shannon, Born Jan. 17, 1840, Died Feb. 17,
1902. Almira B. Shannon 1846 - 1934
SHANNON Isabel, Daughter of C.C. & Almira Shannon, Died Sept. 17,
1863, aged 11 Months and 12 days.
SHANNON Mary A., Wife of Charles W. Shannon, Died May 12,
1884, Aged 31 Yrs., 3 Mos., and 14 days. Gone But Not Forgotten.
SHANNON Stanley R. Shannon, Beloved son and brother, Died June _
1896, Age 18 Years 9 Months 15 Days
SMYTH In Memory of Thomas Smyth, a native of Ireland, who died July
1, 1819 [?], AE 22 years & ____.
ST. MARK'S LUTHERAN CHURCH on the banks of the Delaware, just
north of the Lackawaxen/Delaware rivers' meeting place.
Standing at the front right side of the old church, facing the right
rear of the cemetery.
Rear Left view.
Another rear left view showing graves of Mary A., wife of Charles
SHANNON; back of Mary on left is the "house" monument of Milton and Martha KIMBLE; the large stone to the right. SHANNON stone.
Unknown Unknown #1.
WHITE - STACKHOUSE Father - Mother; Joseph White, 1816 - 1868;
Mary Stackhouse, His Wife, 1820 - 1891.
WILLIAMS In Memory of Reuben J. Williams, A native of (see enlarged photo here) South Wales, Born March 16, 1814, Died Sept. 3,
1847, Aged 38 Years 5 (possibly) Months, and 18 Days. In the midst of Life we are in Death.
Pictures of Zane Gray House, and Roebling Bridge on Delaware River
Zane Gray House/Museum Front of the house, facing the Delaware River on
my left. To the right a bit is the Lackawaxen & Union Cemetery and St. Mark's Church. Just south on
the River is the suspension bridge built by John Augustus Roebling
(1806-1869), in preparation for construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. North
side of Zane Gray house. Finally, a shot looking north on the Delaware
from the parking area below the Zane Gray house/museum.
Photographed July 16, 2002.
Thanks to Rootsweb for this free space. JSF
ŠJoan Sholl Francis, 2005. Email: email@example.com