Location: Blair County PA

Blair County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cemeteries hosted at Alto-Reste Park Search Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Blair County PAGenWeb Project Cemetery List of Blair County Cemeteries hosted at Blair County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Albright Cemetery, Roaring Spring, Bristol Albright Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Roaring Spring Alto-Reste Cemetery, Allegheny Township (Partial) Arch Spring aka Sinking Valley Presbyterian Cemetery, Tyrone Township Baughman Cemetery, Snyder Township Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood, Antis Township (Partial) Carson Valley Cemetery, Allegheny Township Charlottsville Cemetery, Tipton Geeseytown

Biography of Peter Fries

Man whose personality was strongly A impressed on Rock Island County, was Peter Fries, distiller, banker, and man of affairs. Mr. Fries was born May 4, 1822, on the family estate known as “Guss-Hof,” situated on the River Main, in Bavaria, Germany. He died July 20, 1902, in Rock Island, Illinois. His father’s name was Johann, his mother’s, Gertrude (nee Brand), of Reistenhausen. Johann Fries was the owner of the Guss-Hof, the estate which had descended from father to son for many generations, and was situated near Stadt Prozelten. Peter Fries, the subject of this sketch, was the youngest of