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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wyoming County

Index to Locations

  • Centermoreland Marsh Cemetery
  • Eaton Township South Eaton Cemetery
  • Tunkhannock Unknown location
  • Tunkhannock Gravel Hill Cemetery
  • Tunkhannock Sunnyside Cemetery


    Marsh Cemetery
    Centermoreland, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Brunges (1827-1903) — of Northmoreland Township, Wyoming County, Pa. Born in Northmoreland Township, Luzerne County (now Wyoming County), Pa., May 11, 1827. Republican. Farmer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1872-73. German and Dutch ancestry. Died in Northmoreland Township, Wyoming County, Pa., April 28, 1903 (age 75 years, 352 days). Interment at Marsh Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Brunges and Rachel (Silva) Brunges; relative *** of Stanley Robert Brunges (1852-1937).


    South Eaton Cemetery
    Eaton Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Asa K. DeWitt (1852-1935) — of Luzerne County, Pa. Born in Falls Township, Wyoming County, Pa., October 17, 1852. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1911-26. Died April 13, 1935 (age 82 years, 178 days). Interment at South Eaton Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward B. Farr (died c.1960) — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Died about 1960. Interment somewhere.


    Gravel Hill Cemetery
    Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Charles Bunnell (1842-1911) — also known as Frank C. Bunnell — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Born in Washington Township, Luzerne County, Pa., March 19, 1842. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1872-73, 1885-89 (13th District 1872-73, 15th District 1885-89). Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 11, 1911 (age 69 years, 176 days). Interment at Gravel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sunnyside Cemetery
    Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Elmer Dietrich (1889-1942) — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Born in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa., July 30, 1889. Democrat. Movie theater business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1935-37. Died in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa., May 20, 1942 (age 52 years, 294 days). Entombed at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles H. Dietrich (1859-1929) and Ida Irene (Rhodes) Dietrich (1859-1925); married, September 28, 1909, to Laura Mabelle Middleton (1885-1966).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin James Jorden (1863-1903) — also known as Edwin J. Jorden — of Coudersport, Potter County, Pa. Born in Spring Hill, Bradford County, Pa., August 30, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1895. Died in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa., September 7, 1903 (age 40 years, 8 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Montgomery Garman (1851-1926) — also known as John M. Garman — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa.; Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pa.; Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Born in a log house near Thompsontown, Juniata County, Pa., September 1, 1851. Democrat. School principal; superintendent of schools; Luzerne County District Attorney, 1892-94; Pennsylvania Democratic state chair, 1896-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1910-26. German and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., November 25, 1926 (age 75 years, 85 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Levi Garman (1818-1866) and Margaret Garman (1822-1898); married, October 25, 1882, to Nellie Mitchell Carver (1862-1935).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stanley Robert Brunges (1852-1937) — also known as Stanley R. Brunges — of Wyoming County, Pa. Born in Eaton Township, Wyoming County, Pa., February 8, 1852. Republican. Dairy farmer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1897, 1903; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. German ancestry. Died in Wyoming County, Pa., September 12, 1937 (age 85 years, 216 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob M. Brunges and Rebecca (Jayne) Brunges; relative *** of Martin Brunges (1827-1903).
      Homer B. Asheld (1887-1965) — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Born September 19, 1887. Republican. Chair of Wyoming County Republican Party, 1927. Died July 27, 1965 (age 77 years, 311 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierce Asheld (1851-1928) and Helen (Miller) Asheld (1858-1900).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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