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Snapshots

  1. The Magee Family

    Snapshot Title: The Magee Family
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    'Sacred to the memory of Robert and Jane Magee and the members of their families who have departed this life as follows, Robert Magee, Jan 30, 1823, Jame Magee 1815...'

    This single family grave conta...



  2. William Edward Muller

    Snapshot Title: William Edward Muller
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    "Beneath this stone repose the mortal remains of William Edward Muller who was cut off by the hand of a wise but mysterious Providence In the twenty-third year of his age. The week before his expected...



  3. Alfred Irenaeus Hopkins

    Snapshot Title: Alfred Irenaeus Hopkins
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    Alfred Irenaeus Hopikins was the infant son of John Henry Hopkins, a young lawyer and vestryman of Trinity Episcopal Church, who left a lucrative law practice to enter the ministry. Ordained a deacon ...



  4. William Peter Eichbaum

    Snapshot Title: William Peter Eichbaum
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    An expert glassworker, William Eichbaum superintended construction in 1794 of the glass works established by Colonel James O'Hara and Major Issac Craig. Later he founded the first glass cutting establ...



  5. Captain James R. Butler

    Snapshot Title: Captain James R. Butler
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    Captain James R. Butler was the son of William's brother, Major General Richard Butler, lawyer, legislator and soldier, for whom Butler County was named. James, a captain of the Pittsburgh Blues in th...



  6. Christopher Cowen

    Snapshot Title: Christopher Cowen
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    The stone reads: "Sacred to the memory of Christopher Cowan born in town of Shaloney County of Fermanach Ireland and died March XII MDCCXXXV aged LV years." According to the marker placed at the grave...



  7. Dr. Nathaniel Bedford

    Snapshot Title: Dr. Nathaniel Bedford
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    The marker near his grave indicates that "Dr. Nathaniel Bedford was born in Birmingham, England and came to Fort Pitt as a military surgeon. He became Pittsburgh's first physician. Dr. Bedford married...



  8. Red Pole

    Snapshot Title: Red Pole
    Taken by: Briana Hallett

    Image: A Resting Place and Tribute to Pittsburghers.
    Image Owner: Briana Hallett



    Description:

    According to the marker near this grave, "Mio-qua-coo-na-caw" or "Red Pole" is burried here. The marker reads, "The renewal of the Indian wars after the Revlolution placed in Pittsburgh in imminent da...