McNutt or Matter Cemetery
Brush Valley Twp, Indiana County, PA
Located above West Indies Mission - formerly the old McCrory Farm in Brush Valley Twp, Indiana County.
Researcher: Carolouise Robertson, Graceton, PA and
Mary L. Hobertson, Graceton, PA. Record made Sunday, Nov 20, 1960.
REED - Maud L., dau of H.C. and R.L., died Aug 19, 1895, age 10 mo. and 2 da.
REED - Hezekiah C., died Jan 3, 1900, age 63 years. Private Co. E. 148th Regt. PA Vol.
MCNUTT - Viola, wife of John W. McNutt, died Mar 21, 1901, age 23 years.
MCNUTT - Palina, dau of John and Elizabeth McNutt, died July 13, 1847, age 11 years 9 mos.
JAMISON - Samuel M., son of J. and L., died Dec 25, 1864, age 3 years 23 days.
MCCACHREN - Maze, died Apr 1, 1900, age 2 weeks, 2 days.
MATTER - infant children of Amos and Sarah Matter, died Oct 20, 1851.
JAMISON - John, died Jan 21, 1868, age 67 years 10 mos. 6 days.
There are indications of many other graves, but the above are all the tombstones that were found. The cemetery is overgrown with brush and weeds and is barely accessible.
The following are known to be buried here (no markers) per information from R.C. McCracken, Blairsville, PA, a descendant of John McCracken.
TOOL - Mary, 1842-18??, wife of Isaac Tool, and dau of John and Jane Wiley McCracken.
MCCRACKEN - Jane, died 183?, wife of John McCracken, and dau of John and Margaret Mateer Wiley.
MCCRACKEN - John 1799-1879, son of Joshua and Jane
(also probably his second wife Ellen Drummond, 1803-?, dau of John, Sr. and Mary Bulman Drummond.)
Page 865 Stewart's History:
MCNUTT - James, b Ireland, and probably his wife Sally Armatage, also born in Ireland.
Information obtained from the Indiana County Historical Society.