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Mellinger Private Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania  USA

Cemetery notes and/or description:
This old family cemetery is located on Route 31 just a couple hundred feet from the highway, on the right, as you enter Mt.Pleasant going East.
Most of this family is buried here. Small cemetery

"Early history tells us that in 1839, Samuel Mellinger was a manufacturer of farm machinery. He and his family operated a foundry. There they made the iron picket fence that surrounded this private family cemetery, in the early 1800 period.
The gravestones were re-set in the summer of 1969, through the efforts of George Mellinger of Dayton, Ohio (he is a great grandson of Samuel and Mary),who solicited contributions for the work. The old iron picket fence has been removed, as it was in bad condition. Two flower urns have been added; it now looks very neat."

Taken from: "Dr. Henry Mellinger Family Westmoreland County 1822-1972" by Irene Sink Lukehart Great Grandaughter of Dr Henry Mellinger

Additional info provided August 2015 by contributor Leslie Proctor:
The cemetery is located in the rear of the property at Box 325 on Route 31 in Mount Pleasant Twp near Mellingertwon Road. Lee is the home owner adjacent to this cemetery. He has maintained the cemetery "in his backyard" for over 20 years

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