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LEONARD CEMETERY
FAYETTE TOWNSHIP, JUNIATA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA


Contributed by Jonathan M. Wert

This cemetery is located about one mile east of Oakland Mills, Pa., Juniata County, three hundred yards off Route 35 on a hilltop overlooking Oakland Mills and McAlisterville. In addition to Leonards, there are two other family plots located outside the Leonard plot. Once was the burial place for Holtzapple and Myers, the other was for Books.
There are twenty seven tombstones in the overall cemetery; eight Leonards, four Leckentons, one Himes, one Schuler, two Holtzapples, two Myers and nine Books. All tombstones face the East. Inscriptions were recorded on 4 Apr 1980 by Jonathan M. Wert Box 194, Port Royal, Pa. 17082. Family Page E-Mail JWert@mdi-wert.com Home Page http://www.mdi-wert.com




LEONARD,  Thomas                   2 Sep 1867     87-6--

          Nancy w/o Thomas         23 Oct 1863    81-5-15

  

          Reuben                   11 Apr 1817    26 Sep 1907

               Tombstone erected as a tribute by son Scott

          Elizabeth R. w/o Reuben  24 Mar 1825    1 Jan 1897

          Mary C. d/o R.& E.       2 Oct 1854     5 years



          Nellie May d/o Maurice&M 16 Feb 1878    6 days



          Elizabeth w/o Samuel     2 Nov 1818     24 Dec 1894

                    76 years

          Katurah d/o S.& E.       6 Feb 1868     15 years



HIMES,    Catharine                13 Feb 1865    71-11--



LECKENTON, Malinda w/o Wm.         22 Oct 1864    24-6-26

          Emily d/o William & M.   30 Aug 1863    3 years

          Ephraim s/o William & M. 13 Mar 1865    5-9--

          Malinda K. d/o William&M. 5 May 1865    7 months



SCHULER,  Samuel E.s/o W.W. & F.   17 Dec 1870    14 years

               This tombstone stands alone near the Leonard

               and Leckenton plot.



HOLTZAPPLE, Addam                  28 Sep 1856    78th yr.

          Elizabeth                12 Mar 1829    26 Mar 1859



MYERS,    David                    20 Jul 1868    53 years

          Elizabeth w/o David      d. 11 Jul 1853 



BOOKS     John                     d. 6 Apr 1816                 

          Barbara w/o John         24 Jul 1840    65 years



          John                     29 Dec 1838    9 Apr 1881

          Sarah S. d/o John        14 Nov 1875    22 years

          Emma L. d/o John         d. 2 Aug 18__



          Abraham                  29 May 1801    10 May 1886

          Mary w/o Abraham         d. 19 Jan 1861



          David                    d. 22 Jan 18__

          Martha w/o David         d. 2 Dec 1897