Sibley Family Plot, Franklin Cemetery

The following are images taken in 2008 at the Sibley family plot in the Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, PA.

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An overall view of the Sibley family plot.

 

       

Another overall view of the Sibley plot and the Sibley statue located at the head of the plot.

 

           

 An overall and close-up view of the burial place of Senator Joseph C. Sibley, owner of the River Ridge Estate. 

He was born in Friendship, Allegany county, New York on Feb. 18, 1850, died at the River Ridge Mansion of old age on May 19, 1926.

 

 

       

An overall and close-up view of the burial place of Metta E. Sibley, the first wife of Senator Joseph C. Sibley.  She is buried to the left of Joseph.

She was born Nov. 28, 1853 in New York, and died Jul. 26, 1911 in Franklin, PA of pneumonia before River Ridge was built.

       

An overall and close-up view of the burial place of Ida Rew Sibley, the second wife of Senator Joseph C. Sibley.  She is buried to the right of Joseph.   Ida was born Feb. 1875 and died July 1957.

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The family of Josephine Sibley Heathcote, the oldest daughter of Joseph and Metta Sibley.

                       

    Josephine Sibley Heathcote, the oldest daughter of Joseph and                     William E. Heathcote, husband of Josephine Sibley.  Born

    Metta Sibley.  Josephine was born Jan. 16, 1873 in Friendship,                                         May 1863 and died April 16, 1929.

                                New York and died Mar. 1951. 

 

       

Josephine Mercy Heathcote Haskell, daughter of Josephine Sibley and William E. Heathcote.  She was born Jan. 1898 and died Sept. 1982 in New York City, NY.  She married Broderick Haskell of Franklin, PA.  They apparently had no children.

 

           

 

       Other possible children of Josephine Sibley and William E. Heathcote.

 

 

Another possible child of Josephine Sibley and William E. Heathcote.

 

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The family of Celia Mary Sibley, the youngest daughter of Joseph and Metta Sibley.

                       

 

    Celia Mary Sibley, youngest daughter of Joseph and Metta Sibley                William Mc Calmont Wilson, husband of Celia Mary Sibley, was

was born in Franklin, PA on Sept. 19, 1874 and died on Dec. 19, 1944.          born Nov. 15, 1870 in Berwyn,  Chester Co, PA, and  died

                                                                                                                                                                                Aug. 24, 1917.

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Other tombstones in the Sibley family plot.