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From: Donna Newell <>
Subject: Re: [EDM] re Cambria Mills cemetery
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 00:10:50 -0700
Philip Ed Edmiston born 3 Nov 1787 died 10 May 1877 is buried in Mountaindale,
Cambria, Pennsylvania. That is the Cambria Mills Cemetery. The inscription
reads Mother Letitia Edmiston died May 4, 1881 82 yrs 10 m 3 d. Sister Aneline
Edmiston died Apr 15, 1824 48 yrs 2 m 22 days. Brother Philip Edmiston died
May 10 1877 82 yrs 9 m 7 days.
His wife Letitia was born 1 Jul 1798 and died 4 May 1881.
Children Mercy born abt 1819 in Pennsylvania married Robert Hollen,
Angeline born 1824 in Pennsylvania,
Philip H. born 13 Dec 1831 in Tipton, Blair, Pennsylvania,
died 10 Sep 1907 in Blandburg, Cambria, Pennsylvania buried in
Mountaindale, Cambria, Pennsylvania in Cambria Mills Cemetery,
married Mary Frosbenner Baker on 5 Jul 1857 in White twp, Cambria,
Pennsylvania. Philip was in the military, he was drafted on 20 Aug 1863 as
a Private, saw action at Wilderness, Virginia on 6 May 1864. He was in Co
D 149th PA Inf. and he was discharged on 24 Jun 1865. He received a
pension for a war wound. He had blue/grey eyes, brown hair, 5'8" in height
and weighted 150 lbs. His application # was 164810 Certificate # 130538
the Invalid for Widow application # is 877612 Certificate # 636730. The
next child was Letitia born abt 1834 in Pennsylvania.
Then Alexander born about 1836 in Pennsylvania, he married a Levina,
Isaac was born about 1838 in Pennsylvania and he married a Jane,
the last child I have is Margaret born abt 1841 in Pennsylvania.
The children for Philip H. Edmiston and Mary Frosbenner Baker(born 1834 in
Pennsylvania, died 10 Apr 1918 in Blandburg, Cambria, Pennsylvania and is
buried in Mountaindale, Cambria, Pennsylvania in Cambria Mills Cemetery)
Elmira born about 1855 in Pennsylvania,
Laura born 25 Nov 1858 in Pennsylvania,
Elmer E. born 27 Jun 1861 in Pennsylvania,
Jacob B. born 4 Jun 1864 in Pennsylvania died 9 Sep 1898, buried in
Mountaindale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, Cambria Mills Cemetery,
Mary Laticia born 1 Oct 1866 in Blandburg, Cambria, Pennsylvania married
Cyrus Jefferies Myers on 24 Oct 1889 in Blandburg, Cambria, Pennsylvania.
James A born 24 May 1869 in Pennsylvania,
the last is Benjamin F. born on 29 Oct 1872 in Pennsylvania and died in
1942, he also in buried in Mountaindale, Cambria, Pennsylvania at Cambria
I hope this helps someone.
> Guess I missed something on an earlier posting.....where is this Cambria
> Mills Cemetary? I am interested in this Philip. I have 2 Philip's in my
> line.......the first supposedly had 2 sons (names unknown) die in the Civil
> War. He later remarried and had another family.....my line. I am really
> having trouble finding parents of my Philip Sr. I have been looking for
> Edmondson and Edmonson........maybe I should look at your Edmiston!
> At this point I am not even sure WHERE to look.....all past leads have been
> dead ends!
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