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Glenwillard in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shousetown Cemetery Memorial

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
1. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in memory of the following people who are buried within the gates of this cemetery
Ross Carter Rosie Cotter
Margaret Cotter
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Matilda Eberly Isabela Eberly
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John Harris Joseph M. Harris
Margaret C. Harris
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George Albert Haney
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Edward Hahn John Hahn
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Wm A. Harper Mary J. Harper
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Harvey C. Irwin
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Henry Johnston
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Ezra Porter Eliza Porter
Nathan Porter
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Peter Shouse Ellen G. Shouse
Samuel Shouse Emely Shouse
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Emma Sharpf

This tablet is also in commemoration of those Allegheny County soldiers and pioneers who lie here in unmarked graves or 'neath stones from which time has erased their earthly record

 
Location. 40° 33.63′ N, 80° 13.367′ W. Marker is in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Shousetown Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent PA 15046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shousetown Boatyard (approx. mile
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
2. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side B
Sacred to the memory
Joseph M. Harris
who departed this life
April 24th, 1848
in the 36th year of his life

This mournful testimony of affection erected by his wife

Matilda Shouse Harris -- Born 1816 - Died 1852

Yes! I must follow soon,
I'll glad obey

When a few suns have rolled their cares away

Tired with vain life,
I'll close the willing eye

'Tis the greatest birthright of mankind to die

Blest be the bark that wafts us to the shore

Where death divided friends shall part no more
away); Allegheny County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leetsdale Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Shields Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ethelbert Nevin (approx. 1.6 miles away); American Bridge Company (approx. 2 miles away); The Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Station (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Located in the middle of the cemetery.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
3. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side C
Dedicated by the people of Allegheny County to the memory of Vincent C. McCarriher
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Company I - 319 Infantry
World War
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Born December 28th, 1892
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Died from wounds received in the Battle of the Argonne France October 6th 1918
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
4. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side D
In memory of
Peter Shouse
Born 1788 - Died 1877
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Soldier of the War of 1812
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His wife
Ellen C. Shouse
Born 1793 - Died 1854
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Thou art gone to the grave we no longer behold thee,

Nor travel the rough path of the world by thy side

And sinners may hope since the savior hath died.
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
5. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
6. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side A
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
7. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side B
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
8. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side C
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
9. Shousetown Cemetery Memorial Marker
Side D
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 8, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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