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 Emmanuel United Presbyterian Church Cemetery
was Pigeon Creek United Presbyterian Cemetery 

Washington County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Database – compiled by Gina Nestor, 2001.

Cemetery Name: Emmanuel United Presbyterian Church Cemetery was Pigeon Creek United Presbyterian Cemetery

Address: 506 Pennsylvania Route 519, Eighty Four, Pa.

Church Address: Emmanuel United Presbyterian Church 
480 Rt. 519, Eighty Four, PA 15330 
Phone: (724) 222-7488 (church) 

Latitude: 40° 9'32.98"N

Longitude: 80° 7'51.46"W

Directions:  Located at the junction of Rt. 519 and Interstate 70 in Somerset Twp., Washington Co., PA. Take exit 9 (Eighty Four exit) off Interstate 70.  From Eighty Four, PA take PA Route 519 south for 1.6 mi, cemetery is on the left before the Church.  Church and cemetery are on the north side and can be seen from I-70 Exit 9. 

Background: At one time this church and cemetery were known as the Pigeon Creek United Presbyterian Church and Cemetery. The cemetery is to the left of the church on a hill and can be easily seen from the road. The tombstone listing that is available lists the name of the cemetery as "Pigeon Creek United Presbyterian Cemetery". 

The graveyard for the Pigeon Creek United Presbyterian Church dates from around 1818 and is on land given in 1817 to the church by Mr. Thomas Hall, Jr. from his father’s original farm which was part of land warranted by John Stevenson. The church is now called Emmanuel United Presbyterian Church

Census: This data was collected by the DAR and found in the genealogy section of the Washington PA library. The data is from 1937 so the burial records may not be complete. Published in "Miscellaneous Cemeteries, Washington Co., PA", Vol. 2. Copies available at Citizens Library and Washington Law Library in WAshington, PA. 

More Information:  There is a another historic church close by called the Pigeon Creek Presbyterian Church and Cemetery in Dunningsville, PA.  

NOTE:  "Pigeon Creek", as a creek flowing through Washington County, Pennsylvania, lent its name to many churches near or on its banks.  Take care to note the denomination of the church you seek because it is easy to confuse the "Pigeon Creek" churches.

Washington County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Database – compiled by Gina Nestor, 2001.

Note: The numbering is not any reference to the cemetery records, if any exist at all.  Instead, the numbering is only a count on this alphabetical list.


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