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Gallentine Cemetery, Springfield Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania [Page 754, Franklin Ellis' "History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 1882", quote:] "ABRAHAM GALLENTINE, a German, who served in the Revolution, came from Chambersburg, in 1801, settling in the northern part of Springfield Township, near the Salt Lick Township line, but subsequently lived at the Fayette Furnace. He was by trade a cooper, and died about 1830, upwards of eighty years of age. He had sons named DANIEL, JACOB, ABRAHAM and JOSEPH." "JACOB removed to McKeesport; ABRAHAM lived near the central part of Salt Lick Township, JOSEPH married SOPHIA WERRICK, and also lived in Salt Lick township, where he died in 1876, at the age of 85 years. He was the father of JOSEPH W. GALLENTINE, living on the old BENJAMIN DAVIS Farm, in Salt Lick Township, and other sons living at Scottdale, Westmoreland, County, Pennsylvania. "This small private cemetery is situated about one mile west of Davistown (on Pennsylvania Highway Route #711). Davistown is about one mile each way from the Indian Head Bridge, which crosses Indian Creek, and the Melcroft Railroad Crossing. These gravestone inscriptions were copied by the Misses Elsie Pearl and Helen J. Dix, Members of Braddock Trail Chapter, N. S. D. A. R., Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, on November 4th, 1947. [Transcribed for the Fayette archives, November 1997) GALLENTINE, SUSANA. Born October 7, 1818; died July 23rd, 1884. "Dearest Mother, though has left us For they happy home above." GALLENTINE, A. L.. Born January 10, 1818; died July 9, 1890. "Weep not for me, my Soul is at rest But prepare dear friends to follow me." The foot stones to both graves are inscribed with: A. L. G. and S. G. There are thirteen other head stones marking graves, but inscriptions are illegible. The Misses Dix report some are inscribed with the name "MILLER" thereon, but dates are illegible. ---end of cemetery index----