Forkston Cemetery, Forkston, PA
2012
Courtesy of Thomas Bliss

Welcome to the
FORKSTON CEMETERY
Forkston, Wyoming County, PA

Contact: forkstonpacemetery@gmail.com

 

 

The earliest burial in the Forkston Cemetery that carried a date was 1843. By July of 1890 there were 232 graves in the cemetery. Room was running out. And so it was in 1890 that the Forkston Cemetery Association, to quote from its Letter to the Public, undertook "...the work of founding a cemetery for the last resting place of the dead of this community." The Association was incorporated, additional land was purchased and a set of Rules and Regulations was established.

 

In recognition of the 125th year anniversary of the Forkston Cemetery Association in 2015, the Officers and Board of Directors invite you to take a moment and reflect on those who came to call The Forkston Cemetery their final resting place.

 

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Forkston History

1890 Letter to the Public

Burial Lists:

Name Sequence

Location Sequence

Burial Maps and Guide:

Section A Section C Section E

Section B Section D

Headstones (partial list; no photos)

Find A Grave (partial list; some photos)

 

 

2012 Officers and Board of Directors:

Paul Goodwin President Alice Denison Roger Wintermute

Paulette Conrad Secretary Perle Goodwin Shirley Wintermute

Monica Denison Treasurer Mary Valentine

 

Compiler: Thomas D. Bliss Compiler's Methodology

 

Note: For those wanting the cause of death, please e-mail the Forkston Cemetery Association with the name of the ancestor and the ancestor's relationship to the requester. Not all burials carry a cause of death.

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