Lost Creek Cemetery
McAlisterville, Juniata County, Pennsylvania

by L. Jeanne Bowman

Long time member, Robert Jesse McAlister CMA member #393, my brother Scott Dykes and I have been working together and have connected a very large section of McAllister / McCallister families living in and around Hopewell Township, York County, PA now known as James, J78,. This research was supported by a little booklet compiled by Helen Blasser Zeller found in York Heritage Library, File #3472, York Pa. In addition, there are many news clipping and the U.S. Federal Census that I cross-referenced to this booklet and placed them in booklets to the Genealogy Committee in May 2009. This material and some important DNA results from Robert Jesse placed him in subgroup # 2. This research leads us to believe J78 is the seventh son of Hugh, H02. All paperwork has been submitted and to my knowledge approved, but we need a Gedcom to submit for final approval by the Gen Comm before lines will be merged.

On September 8 2009, brother Scott Dykes, Carl F. McAlister, his wife Joan (Wentz) and I took a field trip to McAlisterville, Juniata County, PA. As we topped the ridge we located McAlistersville, which opened up to a very beautiful valley floor, with great acreage and farm land and steams. Soon we located The Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery and listed the many McAlister’s buried there as follows.

Lost Creek Cemetery
By Jeanne Bowman and Scott Dykes, September 2009
With research help from J. A. McAlister, we believe these people to be the family of H02-3.

Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery is located on Singer Hill Road, just off Rockland Road in Fayette Township.Comments, connections, cross-references and new submissions are welcome.
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James McAlister d. 25 Jul 1878
age 57 years

James McAlister

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Mary F. McAlister, b. 12 Dec. 1894 d. 6 Mar 1978

Mary F. McAlister

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Hugh Linn McAlister, b. 1916 d. 1977

Hugh Linn McAlister

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Lane L. McAlister, b. 28 Jul 1918 d. 28 Apr 2001

Lane L. McAlister

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W. Harrison McAlister, b. 20 Nov 1815 d. 1 Nov. 1895
Rebecca J. Kelly, b. 7 Jul 1825 d. 28 Sep 1913

W. Harrison McAlister

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Sally Thompson McAlister, d. 29 Jun 1897
86 yrs 5 mos. 23 days

Sally Thompson McAlister

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Annie McAlister d. 17 Sep 1891
wife of James Gilfilen
66 yrs 5 mos. 22 days

Annie McAlister

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John B. McAlister d. 29 Jun 1891
69 yrs 8 mos. 18 days

John B. McAlister

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William McAlister - d. 14 Apr 1861
80 yrs 7 mos 18 days

William McAlister

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Mary McCulley d. 2 Jul 1847
59 yrs 10 mos. 10 days
Wife of William

Mary McCulley

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S. L. McAlister Family

S. L. McAlister Family

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Stephen Loyd McAlister
b. 25 Nov 1840 d. 13 May 1933
Battallion E 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery

Stephen Loyd McAlister

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Anna M. Elliott
b. 7 Dec 1844 d. 30 May 1918
Wife of S. L. McAlister

Anna M. Elliott

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Jane Elliott McAlister
b. 13 Feb 1883, d. 29 Mar 1962


Jane Elliott McAlister

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Hugh H. McAlister IV
b. 11 May 1887 d. 23 May 1943

Hugh H. McAlister

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Mary Rhoda McAlister
b. 17 Apr 1885 d. 2 Jan 1953

Mary Rhoda McAlister

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Hugh McAlister
d. May 02 1867 61 yrs 6 mos.

Hugh McAlister


William Addams Reitwiesner

has more information.
William Irvine McAlister
b. 7 Nov 1847 d. 9 May 1924

William Irvine McAlister

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Hanna C. McAlister d. 26 Mar 1900 66 yrs 2 mos. 16 days
Wife of J. A. McAlister

Hanna C. McAlister

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James Allen McAlister
d. 16 Jul 1891 - 64 yrs 9 mos. 26 days

James Allen McAlister

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Rachel McAlister Harshberger
b. 3 Aug 1837- d. 9 Aug 1921
Wife of Joseph Van ormer

Rachel McAlister Harshberger

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Henry Harshberger M.D.
b. 8 Feb 1818 - d. 28 Jan 1883
(possible first husband to Rachel)

Henry Harshberger

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Jane T. McAlister
b. 11 Mar 1822 - d. 27 Sep 1890 68 yrs 6 mos 6 days

Jane T. McAlister

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R. Wilson Jamison
b. 24S ep 1816 - d. 1 Jun 1875
Sarah T. McAlister
b. 24 Jun 1823 - d. 20 Nov 1896

R. Wilson Jamison

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James McAlister, b. 1801 d. 1 Sep 1871

James McAlister

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Isabella C. McAlister, b. 1811 d. 1885
Wife of James McAlister
Isabella C. McAlister

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infant Daughter, d. 12 Jan 18??
of James and Isabella McAlister (above)

Infant

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infant Daughter 2 d. July 1846?,
of James and Isabella McAlister (above)

Infant

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Emma C. ?, b. 1861 d. 1947

Emma

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Frances E. McAlister
d. 3 Jul 1854 - 2 yrs 25 days

Frances E. McAlister

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 Double "L" McAllisters, probably unrelated to the above, but in the same cemetery. See Ancestors and Relatives of William Addams Reitwiesner, also here and here, too.

 
G. Washington McAllister
b. 9 Feb 1828 - d. 6 Sep 1902
Mary Majers b. 13 Nov 1827 - d. 8 Jan 1908

G. Washington McAllister

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George Irvine McAllister
b 28 Sep 1890 d. 13 April 1966
Isadora Reynolds b. 22 Oct 1889 d. 12 Dec 1966

George Irvine McAllister - Isadora Reynolds

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Andrew C. McAllister, d. 27 Apr 1869

Andrew C. McAllister

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Hector Stewart McAllister, b. 1876 d. 1959
Mary Ashton Hanway b. 1877 d. 1950

Hector Stewart McAllister and Wife

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Thomas McAllister, d. 12 ?? 1861
Aged 29 years, 5 months 22 days

Thomas McAllister

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Mary J. McAllister, b. XXX d. ? Apr 1872?
Wife? b. XXX d. XXX

Mary J. McAllister

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  Visited, Sept 1, 2009, by Scott Dykes and L. Jeanne Bowman, along with Carl McAlister and his wife, Joan Wentz.

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