Gross Family Burial Ground

Location
Maxatawny, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
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All burials listed here are presumed

Maxatawny Township: Formerly stood on northwest corner of intersection of Rt. 222 and Kunkel Rd., one mile north of light at Topton Rd. Site is in the yard of 350 Kunkle but actually 2 rows are under Christman Road. Size: 47' x 140'
History: Presumably disturbed during installation of telephone lines or relocation of Rt. 222. Remains may have been reinterred in grove of evergreen trees on top of hill across Rt. 222 from Maxatawny Church (1930's). See also BCGS - G1/CM-Sch56. In abstract Will Book 1, p. 26, William Gross died Dec. 11, 1761; mentions William, oldest son.
Gravemarkers and inscriptions: Stones were removed by farmer before.reinterment, None found near site.
Observation: Beginning at Christman Road, there are 20 rows of 18 abreast continuing up to the arborvitae. Starting at the fourth arborvitae from the garage, the site continues toward Rt. 222. Graves are laying east to west. Likely there was only an attempt to reinter bodies with stones. Regardless the burial pattern is usually still detectable.
Site address: Northwest corner of intersection of Rt, 222, Kunkel and Christman Rd.; 350 Kunkel Rd. Kutztown
Pin: 63-5464-01-46-7180* DB 1762 p. 0980

GPS Coordinates: 40.54021, -75.71718

  • Added: 25 Jan 2016
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2601844