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Search over 14,000 burial records in the Greenwood Cemetery!
Search over 14,000 burial records in the Greenwood Cemetery!


Greenwood Cemetery Company of New Castle, Pennsylvania. Incorporated May 1, 1861

Greenwood Cemetery Company of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is located on Greenwood Avenue off West Washington Street. It has been recorded as being the oldest cemetery in Lawrence County with burials starting in 1802. Greenwood Cemetery has been credited as one of Lawrence County's greatest historical treasures. It is the final resting place for many of the county's pioneering families along with many of it's prominent citizens.

In the early part of 1852, Ezekiel Sankey went to Harrisburg and procured a charter incorporating the Cemetery Association. James D. Clarke, William McClymonds, Jacob S. Quest, Joseph Kissick, and Ezekiel Sankey were the incorporators. The act was passed on May 3, 1852.

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Greenwood Cemetery Company of New Castle, Pennsylvania. Incorporated May 1, 1861

Greenwood Cemetery Company of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is located on Greenwood Avenue off West Washington Street. It has been recorded as being the oldest cemetery in Lawrence County with burials starting in 1802. Greenwood Cemetery has been credited as one of Lawrence County's greatest historical treasures. It is the final resting place for many of the county's pioneering families along with many of it's prominent citizens.

In the early part of 1852, Ezekiel Sankey went to Harrisburg and procured a charter incorporating the Cemetery Association. James D. Clarke, William McClymonds, Jacob S. Quest, Joseph Kissick, and Ezekiel Sankey were the incorporators. The act was passed on May 3, 1852.

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Greenwood Cemetery Company of New Castle, Pennsylvania is an irreplaceable Treasure of our cultural heritage, but many of the historic and artistic grave markers are endangered as a result of apathy, neglect and vandalism.

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Greenwood Cemetery Company
32 South Greenwood Ave.
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: 724-652-6541



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