The deaths of Abraham & Catherine Rees

Updated: Feb 5, 2019


Abraham Rees (Reese) died on the 8th of April, 1861, and rests at Stone Heap Cemetery in Franklin Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, with many Reese kin. Franklin “Stone Heap” Cemetery, also called Franklin Bethel, is located on North Mountain near the border of Lycoming and Sullivan Counties. The address is 1591-1599 Route 42, Unityville. His headstone reads:


“ABRAHAM REES died April 8, 1861 aged 73 years, 1 month, 18 days”.

His wife, Catharine (George) Rees, died six year later. She is buried at Dutch Hill Cemetery in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania. Dutch Hill Cemetery is located on the grounds of what is presently called Emanuel Dutch Hill Bible Church. The church and cemetery are located at 592 Dutch Hill Road in Bloomsburg.

The two cemeteries (Franklin Stone Heap and Dutch Hill) are about 18-19 miles apart.

The photos of their tombstones were contributed at findagrave.com, by contributors whose efforts and kindness in sharing are greatly appreciated. Satellite imagery from GoogleMaps.

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