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Washington County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Database –
compiled by Gina Nestor, 2001. jgnestor AT comcast.net
Cemetery Name: Barnabas McNamee Cemetery
Location: On the Michael Mahaffey Farm on Barneys Run Road in West Pike Run Twp., Washington Co., PA.
Background: The Lintons (Bg Note - Joshua and his son Mahlon) came from Bucks County, PA., to this township, and about the year 1800 the father purchased the land upon which Barney McNamee had settled.
Source: Boyd Crumrine, "History of Washington County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men" (Philadelphia: L. H. Leverts & Co., 1882). East Bethlehem Twp. (pp. 764-774)
When Barnabus McNamee bought the tract it was called “Mason’s Bower”. On this map you can see the J. Linton and O.M. Linton (Olive M.) property along Barneys Run Rd. south of Centerville:
There are 3 known unmarked graves of Barnabas McNamee (1793), Mary McNamee (1809), his wife, and Jacob McNamee (1811), his son. The graves were unmarked because of Quaker doctrine at that time.
Census: Published in "Washington Co., PA Cemeteries, East and West Pike Run Twps. and Related Burials", compiled by Floyd Gillis. Copy in genealogical collection at Citizens Library, Washington, PA.
More Information: Bill Good wrote: "If anyone has photos or finds the cemetery location I would love to know or receive photos." Write to him at <bill-good1 AT comcast.net>.
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* THIS MATERIAL WAS EXCERPTED FROM A LISTING IN "MISCELLANEOUS CEMETERIES, WASHINGTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, VOLUME IV", 1983. This volume and others can be found in the Citizens Library, Washington PA. Material on this website has been both added to and deleted from the original.
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