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Dunkard Church on Red Mill Road
(Constructed 1880)

Dunkard Church
Dunkard Cemetery Headstone Transcriptions

Transcribed by George R. Warholic May 22, 1999, last update October 12, 2005

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Row|Marker|Surname        |Given Name        |Born       |Died       |Notes                                                                |
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1   1      Anderson        Frank V.           15 Nov 1913 15 Jan 1914 Son of FA & HE Anderson (DR S/o Frank & Hannah (Flisk) Anderson)                                              
1   2      Anderson        Roy                       1905        1907                                                                         
1   3      Black           William W.         12 Feb 1880 30 Jan 1910 At rest a husband and father. Gone but not forgotten. In God we trust.
2   1      Blickenderfer   Ethemer            21 Jul 1878 17 Nov 1878 Son of Elias & Jane Blickenderfer                                         
2   2      Black           William E.          1 Apr 1895 28 Jun 1895 Son of D.P. and Jennie S. Black                                       
2   3      Black           William M.                     15 Sep 1888 Aged 47, Corporal of Co K 106 Regt Pa Infantry ?(Son of Elias Black)?                 
2   4      Black           David Z.                       22 Feb 1901 Died aged 83y 4m 13da                                                 
2   4      Black           Rebecca                        20 Jul 1890 Died aged 77y 9m 17da                                                 
3   1                                                                 2x6x12 cut stone                                                      
3   2                                                                 2x5x12 cut stone                                                      
3   3                                                                 RLB                                                                   
3   4      Blickenderfer   Infant                         22 Aug 1895 Infant son of Hiram & Clara Blickenderfer                                   
4   1                                                                 Mother (Gillin)                                                       
4   2      Gillin          Robert                    1810 10 Jul 1881                                                                       
4   2      Gillin          Catherine           4 Jan 1830 27 Jul 1902 His wife (Robert Gillin)                                              
4   3                                                                 Father (Gillin)                                                       
4   5      Gillin          Harriet            22 Mar 1866 11 Jun 1881                                                                       
4   5      Gillin          Laura              27 Feb 1870 31 May 1889                                                                       
4   6      Gillin          Margaret E.        14 Mar 1852 30 Apr 1852                                                                       
4   7      Gillin          Frances            15 Sep 1856 15 Feb 1863                                                                       
4   8      Gillin          Helen              30 Apr 1864 10 Jan 1865                                                                       
4   9      Gillin          Clara              12 Apr 1853 10 Feb 1863                                                                       
4   10     Gillin          John                7 Jan 1860 15 Jun 1864                                                                       
4   11     Gillin          Margery            22 Apr 1858 25 Feb 1863                                                                       
4   12     Gillin          Fergus             15 Sep 1862 15 Jun 1864                                                                       
4   13     Blickenderfer   John               26 Mar 1838  3 Sep 1918 Co I 206 Regt P.V. Veteran marker 1861-1865                           
4   14     Blickenderfer   Catherine           4 Jun 1842 14 May 1896 Wife of John Blickenderfer                                            
4   15                                                                Cut stone marker                                                      
4   16     Blickenderfer   Joseph              9 Feb 1866 28 Aug 1892                                                                       
4   17     Blickenderfer   Irvin R.                  1896        1926 Batt A 3 Field Art Veteran of Foreign War marker                      
4   18     Myers           Simon                                                                                                            
4   19                                                                4x4 marker Corner stone "S"                                           
4   20                                                                Field stone, at base of tree                                          
4   21                                                                Field stone - artificial flowers                                      
4   22                                                                4x4 Cut stone-artificial flowers                                      
5   1                                                                 Crudely cut field stone 4X15X12                                       
5   2      Wike            Hezekiah                                                                                                         
5   3                                                                 Father (Blickenderfer)                                                
5   4      Blickenderfer   John                1 May 1801 14 Apr 1852                                                                       
5   4      Blickenderfer   Catherine           7 Apr 1844 25 Jan 1858                                                                       
5   4      Blickenderfer   Elizabeth           4 May 1806 20 Apr 1881 Wife of John also was wife of Simon Myers                             
5   5                                                                 Mother (Blickenderfer)                                                
5   6                                                                 Catherine (Blickenderfer)                                             
6   1      Rager           Henry D.                  1843        1900 Co D 13 Pa Cav U.S. Veteran Marker                                    
6   2      Rager           Mead                                       Aged 13 da. D-189?5?                                                  
6   3                                                                 flat field stone - rough cut                                          
6   4                                                                 flat field stone - rough cut                                          
6   5      Kelley          Barney                         30 Jan 1892 Died aged 76 yrs                                                      
6   6      Kelley          Lucy A.                        24 Mar 1894 Died aged 60 yrs Wife of Barney Kelley                                
7   1      Rager           Sheridan                  1874        1915 Co D 9 Inf. U.S. Veteran Marker                                       
7   2                                                                 rough field stone                                                     
7   3                                                                 rough field stone                                                     
7   5                                                                 rough field stone                                                     
7   6                                                                 2x5x12 cut stone                                                      
7   7                                                                 2x5x12 cut stone                                                      
7   8                                                     29 Aug 1935 small field stone                                                     
8   1      Rager           Milder-Taylor             1910 19 Aug 1930 Appears on stone as Milder-Taylor-Rager                               
8   2      Litz            Margaret Elizabeth 27 Nov 1902 29 Aug 1935 Mother                                                                
8   3      Hainsey         Effie M.           25 Dec 1891  9 Jul 1937                                                                       
8   4                                                                 rough field stone                                                     
8   5                                                                 rough field stone                                                     
8   6      McCalister      Eva                                   1899                                                            
9   1      Rager           Burley             10 Apr 1877 20 Apr 1939                                                                       
9   2                                                                 Mother (Campbell)                                                     
9   3      Campbell        Henry               8 Nov 1827 12 Nov 1906                                                                       
9   3      Campbell        Rebecca            22 Feb 1826 17 Aug 1914 His wife                                                              
9   4                                                                 Father (Campbell)                                                     
9   5      Campbell        Samuel              8 Jan 1837 10 Mar 1868                                                                       
9   6      Campbell        Joseph              2 Jul 1858 10 May 1866                                                                       
9   7      Campbell        William                         4 Apr 1852                                                                       
9   8                                                                 Rough field stone                                                     
9   10     Campbell        Mary                            2 Nov 1862 Wife of G.H. Campbell. In her 75th year                               
9   11                                                                Rough field stone                                                     
9   12                                                                Rough field stone                                                     
9   13                                                                Flat rough field stone                                                
10  1      James           Rebecca A.         27 Jul 1853 10 Oct 1878 Buried in Hill plot                                                   
10  2      Hill            Thomas G.          24 Nov 1849 11 May 1871                                                                       
10  3      Hill            William            17 Dec 1862 23 Nov 1864                                                                       
10  4                                                                 Father (Hill)                                                         
10  5      Hill            Frederick           7 Mar 1822 28 Feb 1865 Veteran marker 1861-1865                                              
10  5      Hill            Mahala             15 Feb 1824 19 Apr 1914 Wife of Frederick T. Hill                                             
10  6                                                                 Mother (Hill)                                                         
11  1                                                                 2x8x12 cut stone                                                      
11  2                                                                 2x8x12 cut stone                                                      
11  3                                                                 2x8x12 cut stone                                                      
11  4                                                                 Son 2x8x15                                                            
11  5      Hill            Fred'k                                     Co D 4th PA CAV                                                       
11  6                                                                 2x8x12 cut stone                                                      
12  1      Brallier        Barbara                        10 Mar 1841 3 yrs.                                                                
12  2      Brallier        Catherine                      27 Aug 1848 22 yrs.                                                               
12  3                                                                 Father (Brallier)                                                     
12  4      Brallier        Emanuel                         9 Dec 1882 In the 89th year                                                      
12  4      Brallier        Mary                           26 Jan 1894 In her 88th year                                                      
12  5                                                                 Mother (Brallier)                                                     
12  6      Brallier        Henry C.                       26 Sep 1865 1y 11m 23d Son of S&S Bralleir                                           
12  7      Brallier        Ruben L.                       17 Jan 1857 1y 5 m 6d Son of S&S Bralleir                                            
12  8      Brallier        Joseph                         17 Jun 1863 3y 11m 22d Son of S&S Bralleir                                           
12  9      Brallier        John                           13 Jul 1863 6y 5m 25d Son of S&S Bralleir                                            
13  1                                                                 2x4x15 cut stone                                                      
13  2                                                                 Rough field stone                                                     
13  3                                                                 Broken off cut stone between 2 low field stones                       
13  4                                                                 Small cut stone                                                       
13  5                                                                 2x4x12 cut stone                                                      
14  1      H.G.B.                                                     H.G.B.                                                                
14  2      J.G.                                                       2x10x4 "J.G." on back                                                 
15  1      McBride         Annie                     1869        1875 At rest                                                               
15  2                                                                 Rough field stone                                                     
15  3                                                                 Rough field stone                                                     
15  4      N.M.                                                       Arched stone 2x4x6 "N.M."                                             
15  5      Mardis          Nicholas                       12 Aug 1842 Aged 16 days; S/O J & E.M. Mardis                                                   

a/         Gillin          John               18 Jul 1818  1 Oct 1865 In memory of.. Died aged 47y 2m 14da                                                 
b/         Wilson          Anney                     1801  7 Aug 1837 In memory of Anney wife of Charles Wilson age 36 years.               
c/         Gibson          Robert             07 Dec 1875 13 Nov 1947
c/         Gibson          Angie May          17 Sep 1882 ?? ??? ???? (Marsh) 
d/         Anderson        Herbert            16 Mar 1915 23 Feb 1916 Age 11 mo.S/o Frank & Hanna (Flick) Anderson
d/         Gibsons         Ida May            25 Jan 1917 27 Jan 1917 D/o Robert & Mary (Marsh) Gibsons            
          

Between Row 1 and 2 there are 2 plot? markers "EVA" and "R.A."
At foot of 4-19 two white plot markers, one has "S"
Between marker 7-7 and 7-8 appear to be about 6 unmarked graves.
Perhaps 6 to 10 unmarked graves after 8-6
After 9-13 appear to be 4 unmarked graves
At foot of 9-1 (Burley Rager) flat stone "BR"
Marker 10-1 to 10-6 and 11-1 to 11-6 are in the Hill Plot

a/ A  large broken stone 18x2x36 propped against tree at the edge of the cemetery is that of John Gillin, Jr.,  b. July 18, 1818 on the Atlantic Ocean, died October 1, 1865. 
b/ Based on 1981 transcription at Cambria Co. Hist. Soc. -- Not found in my inventory.
A smaller marker 2x8x12, resting against a tree, in same location as John Gillin's stone, has initials "    " 

c/ Sue Price reported "My aunt is very ill with Alzheimers, but my notes from 5 years ago said my
ggrandparents were buried "along the side along the trees"  if that helps.
Their names are: Robert GIBSON  b.12/7/1875 d.11/13/1947
                         Angie May (or Mae) MARSH GIBSON  b.9/17/1882 d. ? prob. in the 40's"
d/ DR= Based on Blacklick Twp death records.

Headstones recorded starting at southwest corner of cemetery Row 1, Marker 1.
Some headstones not aligned in rows, but placed in rows based on best judgement.

Location: From Twin Rocks, take 271 north about 1 mile to top of hill.
Turn left on Red Mill Road and proceed about 1/4 mile. Cemetery is
located on right side, easily visible from road.

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