TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS, OLD SALEM CEMETERY, DERRY TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.
Contributed by Miss Elizabeth Machesney, Greensburg, Pa.
(note - this is only a partial transcription)
Thomas Anderson, Died April 30, 1829, Aged 103 yrs.
Nancy Baird, wife of John Baird of Pittsburgh, Died July 25, 1813, Age 21 yrs.
In memory of Nancy, wife of John Baird of Derry township, Died Dec. 21, 1831, Age 75 yrs
William Bell, Died Nov. 21st 1828 in 73rd year of age.
Rosanna, consort of William Bell, Died Feb. 20, 1834, Age 80 yrs.
Samuel Culbertson, Died Feb. 16, 1814, Aged 78 yrs.
In memory of Captain William Culberston, Died Feb. 13, 1814, Aged 34 yrs.
Friends nor physicans could not save This mortal body from the grave, Nor can the grave confine me here When Christ shall call me to appear.
Aby Doty, Died April, 1814.
William Guthrie, Born July 16, 1744, Died April 8, 1807, Age 36 yrs.
In memory of Andrew Kinkead, Esq. Born Sept. 28, 1751, Died Feb. 5, 1821, Aged 69 yrs.
William Lang, Died Nov. 11, 1813, Age 34 yrs.
John Long, Born 1740, Died March 17, 1813, Age 73 yrs.
In memory of Jane Leytle, Died Dec. 14, 1814, Aged about 80 yrs.
Thomas McConaughy, Born July 22, 1753, Died Dec. 18, 1818, Aged 65 yrs.
Henderson, son of A. and M. Mechesney, Died July 31, 1844, Aged 26 yrs., 3 mo. 26 da.
William, son of George and Margaret Mewherter, Died Feb. 6, 1835, Aged 4 yrs., 3 mo. 23 da.
Thomas Patterson, Died Aug. 14, 1834, Aged 77 yrs.
John Pumroy, Esq. Died Feb. 16, 1809, Aged 64.
Moses Stuart, Born 1722, Died July 28, 1790.
Sarah Taylor, Died 1797. Remember all both great and small You will soon return to dust. To Jesus fly for mercy cry, Or weep in hell you must.
Alex Trimble, Died Dec. 15, 1817, Age 26 yrs.
Issabella, daughter of Alexander Wilson, Consort of William Craig, Died June 5, 1839, Aged 22 yrs.
National Genealogical Society Quarterly; Vol. IX, Washington, July 1920, page 31-32.
Contributed by Shirley Pierce for use by the Westmoreland County Genealogy Project (http://www.pa-roots.com/westmoreland/)
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