Herbein/Richmond Burial Ground

Fleetwood, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorials 4 added

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Richmond Township: From Fleetwood-Lyons Rd. 1.7 miles east of Fleetwood, walk right along fence line toward RR directly opposite junction of Oakhaven Rd. and Stump Rd. Plot located approximately 100 yards northwest of RR.
Size: 43' x 45' (approximate - not cleaned up enough to measure accurately)
History: Site appears to be on the property line and includes a stone wall. This site has been used as a trash pile. John Herbein, 1803 on old Richmond homestead-1859, married Susan Heffner, daughter of John. (MHBA, p. 1412) .
Gravemarkers and inscriptions: 2 inscribed stones, 2 footstones with bases of headstones; 5 fieldstones
Herbein Mary Emma d/o Jonathan & Esther, August 13, 1870-Dec. 16, 1875
Sara Ida «[o Johan & Ester, August 26, 1865-March 10, 1869
J.H. footstone
R.H. footstone
Observations: Thorough clean up needed. There is indication that 5 graves exist west of the inscribed stones and 4 more east of the stones. A definite organized row pattern of burials is not yet evident. Ground hog holes are too numerous to be able to walk the area.
Site address: Fleetwood-Lyons Rd. across from the junction with Oak Haven but well into the field where it begins to slope toward the railroad tracks.
Pin: 72-5441-01-19-8314
Pin: 72-5441-01-28-9645
DB 2275
DB 1102
p. 0522

GPS Coordinates: 40.46697, -75.79363

  • Added: 13 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2603656