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St. Paul's United Methodist Church Cemetery


Route 104, South of the village of Penns Creek, Centre Township  


"The Evangelical Church at Penns Creek was established probably about the year 1800 largely on account of the Evangelical activities in New Berlin. Reverend Jacob Albright (1759-1808), the founder of the Evangelical Church, visited this community and preached in the home of John Walter. It appears, however, that no organized church at Penns Creek was founded until about 1850. In 1870 the first church was erected. It was rebuilt in 1897."  Dunkelberger, p. 635

Source of Inscriptions:

A.B. Sheary, (Wagenseller,) 1904.
Finsterbush, 1992, 1994.  


See the cemetery listing from Wagenseller's Tombstone Inscriptions of Snyder County.


© 2003 by Thomas E. Finsterbush. All rights reserved.
Posted Friday, 20-Sep-2013 07:07:53 MDT to Snyder County PAGenWeb by permission of the author.