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Smith Cemetery

Eddyville, Mahoning Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

Last burial 1861

[source: Mahoning Twp. Cemetery Records, The Mildred Lankerd-Thomas Genealogical Library, Armstrong County Genealogical Society, 300 North McKean Street - P.O. Box 735, Kittanning, Pennsylvania 16201-1345 (724) 548-5707]

Pictures and comments courtesy of Amanda Foringer

Private property located on Powers Place (Phillip Shoemaker farm). Cemetery is round and surrounded by a 4 ft. stone fence, a foot wide. Has many fir trees with in the circle (no grass) just a bed of pine cones and needles. 

Beck, Adam Oct 1, 1847 aged 49-10-24

Beck, Jacob son of Adam & Mary Beck d. May 1, 1848 aged 6 yrs. 1 mo.

Hoffman, Albert son of Reuben & Leah Hoffman Mar 12, 1861

McGee, 1842

A. Beck 1847

G. Smith 1847

J. Beck 1848

Seaman Simmers 1855

1 child 1856

5 children 1860

I child 1861

14 stones

8 unlettered

Total 22 stones

11 children

McGee, John

Daniel son of J&C Smith died Nov. 12, 1860 aged 10y 9m 5d

Son of Samuel & Jane McGee
d. March 23, 1842
aged 17 yrs. 9mo. 19 days

Nulf, Casper
d. Feb 1, 1837
106 yrs old on Nov 11, 1836 Phebe (wife) 103 yrs. [note: other sources dispute these ages. clm]

Casper Nulf Sr. and wife Phebe lived on this piece of land since 1816 having moved from across the Red Bank Creek having lived there since 1808. Death notice noted in Kittanning Gazette (they lived together more than 80 yrs. and were the parents of eighteen children) (no markers for their graves)

Simmers, Livine daughter of James and Elle Simmers Died May 15, 1855 F.V.D. or Elle wife of Simmers

Smith, Catherine wife of George Smith Jr. Died Jan 18, 1848 aged about 37 yrs.

Smith Children, Children of David & Julliana Smith

Wilson (son) died June 30, 1860 age 3 yrs. 7 mo. 20 days Louinah E. (daughter) died June 22, 1860 5 yrs. 11 mo. 5 days
Sarah (daughter) Died Aug. 1856 1 yr. 10 mo.
Simon (son) Lied June Z, 1860 3 yrs. 9 mo. 7 days

Catharine Smith wife of ? Smith Jr. died June 18, 1848 aged37y

Smith Children, Children of J & C Smith
Rachael J (daughter) died October 26, 1860 8 yrs. 7 mo. 28 days
Daniel (son) Died Nov. 12, 1860 10 yrs. 9 mo. 5 days

Smith, George
was an ax and chain man for Willineck and Co. Died 1848

Smith, Louina
(daughter) of Seaman Simmers Died May 15, 1855 age 6

Smith, Sarah
daughter of David & Julliana Smith Died Aug. 1856 1 yr. 10 mo.

Smith, Seaman
6 yrs. 11 mo. 15 days

Smith, Simon
son of David & Julliana Smith June 3, 1860

Smith, Rachael
daughter of J & C Smith Oct 26, 1860 8 yrs. 7 mo. 28 days

This is the first thing we saw from atop the stone fence (There is no opening in the fence, it must be climbed over, not a thrilling idea when you're thinking about snakes!)

Smith, Daniel
son of J & C Smith Nov. 12, 1860 10 yrs. 9 mo. 5 days

Smith, Louina
daughter of Seaman May 15, 1855 age 6

End of listing

this is the outside of the stone fence.

This was taken from atop the stone fence looking across the cemetery

This is more of the cemetery taken once I was inside the fence

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9/2/2000