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Poolesville Methodist Cemetery
Montgomery County, Maryland

17600 West Willard Road
Poolesville, Maryland

Lat: 39 08' 43"N, Lon: 77 25' 00"W

Contributed by Anne Braun, Feb 02, 2003 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 8.

In Poolsville, go to the intersection of Highways 109 (Beallsville Rd) and Highway 107 (Fisher Ave). go 1 block east on Highway 107 turn and go on West Willard Rd. The cemetery is one block south.

The cemetery did belonged to the Methodist Church in Poolsville that was formed in 1826. The church remains standing however the cemetery is gone. All that remains are some broken pieces or fragments of headstones that are set in cement. Also, the village of Poolsville served as an outpost to both Union and Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War. There are 30 unmarked graves of both Union and Confederate Soldiers. Due to poor record keeping, they do not know the names of the soldiers that are buried there.

I walked this cemetery on Jan 30, 2003.

- Anne Braun

Cooley, Mary E., b. 182?, d. Aug 10, 1847, (the last number in 182? is missing)
Eagle, Ruth, b. Jul 7, 1817, d. ???, (the bottom half of the stone is missing)
Eversolt, A. P., b. Apr 27, 1836, d. Aug 15, 1864, In his 28th year
Heffner, Daniel, b. Mar 1782, d. Jun 29, 1861, age 79yr
Heffner, Mary Anne, d. Jun 7, 1854, age 68 years, w/o Daniel
Hiser, Ellen, b. Sep 4, 1808, d. Jun 15, 1850
Moulden, Elton, b. Sep 16, 1849, d. Feb 3, 1855, age 5yr 4mo 2da
Reed, Anne West, d. Jun 5, 1862, age 32yr

 

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