Montgomery County Cemeteries

Name: Laytonsville Methodist Cemetery ID: 101

Alternate Name: Laytonsville United Methodist Cemetery Address: Town: 21720 Laytonsville Road Laytonsville

ADC Map: 11

Grid: D-9

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 1240

Date range of burials: 1859-2005

Description: New vinyl fence surrounds cemetery. Paved U-shaped drive with paved footpath across center. All stones upright; some recently cleaned. Orderly rows. One fir tree at south end near oldest markers. Central flagpole. One wrought iron fenced plot.

Comments: Many plots have corner markers with family's initials. Was Methodist, now nonsectarian. Church organized 1866. Old church building is gone - Not associated with St. Paul's next door.

Survey date: 4/17/2005

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Lincoln Park Cemetery ID: 102

Alternate Name: Galilean Fishermen Cemetery Address: Town: Dover Road, Lincoln Avenue & North Horner's Lane intersection Rockville

ADC Map: 29

Grid: C-4

Cemetery Association: Free Black Setting: Urban Condition: Good

Negative Impacts: A few stones overturned

Burials: 1015

Date range of burials: 1900-2004

Description: Located on hill in residential area. Some family plot enclosures w/ low wood fences. Large variety of markers, most older stones unreadable. Many veterans markers; upright & ground level bronze plaques, and uncarved fieldstones. Not fenced.

Comments: Two roads into the cemetery on the north & south sides, connected by east & west roads within the cemetery. Landscaping is old trees and a few small bushes. Appears to be well maintained. Arrangement appears to be in rows, but often not aligned.

Survey date: 11/14/2004

Historic Status: LA 26/15 Lincoln Park Historic District

Additional Sources: See file for more information. Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: Darnestown Road & West Hunter Road Beallsville Monocacy Cemetery ID: 103

ADC Map: 16

Grid: C-2

Cemetery Association: Community Setting: Rural/Forested Condition: Excellent

Negative Impacts: A few older stones broken

Burials: 5000

Date range of burials: 1748-2004

Description: Very old cemetery. Markers are of all shapes & materials. Older stones appear to be sandstone and later ones granite and marble. Many large stones identifying family plots. Stones are in fairly regular rows. One paved road, but mostly gravel & grass.

Comments: Fencing & entrances on both Darnestown & Hunter Roads. Many trees in older sections; newer sections have few trees but are well landscaped & maintained. Monocacy Chapel is a rusticated concrete block building on Hunter Road.

Survey date: 5/16/2004

Historic Status: MP 17/1 Beallsville Historic District

Additional Sources: Cavicchi, p. 151. Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Montgomery UMC Church Cemetery ID: 104

Alternate Name: Brown's Chapel, St. Thomas Syrian Orthodox Church (current) Address: Town: 28201 Kemptown Road Claggettsville

ADC Map: 4

Grid: E-2

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Rural/Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 760

Date range of burials: 1871-2004

Description: Split rail fence. Central gravel road. Organized rows. No landscaping. Small pile of footstones on side near church. Maintained.

Comments: Church currently occupied by Syrian Orthodox. The Methodist Church is now located just up Kemptown Road

Survey date: 4/17/2004

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Gibson Grove AME Church Cemetery ID: 105

Alternate Name: Moses Lodge Cemtery, First Agape Church (current) Address: Town: Behind house 7917 Cypress Grove Lane Cabin John

ADC Map: 35

Grid: A-12

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Suburban Condition: Poor

Negative Impacts: Neglected, overgrown

Burials: 7 known

Date range of burials: 1921?-1975

Description: Graves are in woods outside fenced rear yard of 7917 Cypress Grove Lane. Very overgrown. Not tended. Two plots fenced with low white garden fencing. Three concrete square markers-small, no writing. Only two visible markers with writing.

Comments: Beltway now separates church and graves. Located up driveway behind Moses Lodge (collapsed), which was first church/school for Gibson Grove community. Marked graves are beyond fenced yard. Several unmarked grave depressions.

Survey date: 11/7/2004

Historic Status:

Additional Sources:

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 25200 Frederick Road, in woods south of Prescott Road Hyattstown Montgomery Chapel Cemetery ID: 106

ADC Map: 2

Grid: J-12

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: Condition: Good

Burials: 15

Date range of burials: 1883-1947

Description: No fencing, mature trees. Markers arranged in rows, mostly granite. Was associated with 1-room chapel built in 1871. Demolished after church closed in 1964.

Comments:

Survey date: 11/28/2004

Historic Status: LA 10/58 Montgomery Chapel

Additional Sources:

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 16400 Batson Road Spencerville Mt. Calvary A.U.M.P. Church Cemetery ID: 107

ADC Map: 22

Grid: K-12

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Rural Condition: Fair

Negative Impacts: Neglect; dumping on the outskirts. Only mowed. Forest encroaching at edges.

Burials: 20

Date range of burials: 1850-1975

Description: Approximately 100 x 100 feet. Stones toppled. One family plot has fence of piping. Graves on outskirts of mowed area are neglected, trees encroaching. Many concrete markers.

Comments: A.U.M.P. = African Union First Colored Methodist Protestant Church and Connection

Survey date: 4/18/2004

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Pastor Allen Williams, Charles Bacon

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Mt. Patuxent Cemetery ID: 108

Alternate Name: Mt. Carmel Church Cemetery Address: Town: Mt. Carmel Cemetery Road off Georgia Avenue Sunshine

ADC Map: 12

Grid: F-6

Cemetery Association: Methodist, Community Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 650+

Date range of burials: 1848-2005

Description: Historic iron fence & gates on east leads to unpaved drive into center of cemetery. Chainlink fence on south, wire on north & west sides. No trees or bushes inside fence; old trees outside. Arranged in rows. Excellent condition.

Comments: Sign says cemetery was establish in 1887. Church at this location 1858-1928

Survey date: 4/10/2005

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 8115 Damascus Road Damascus Mt. Lebanon M.P. Church Cemetery ID: 109

ADC Map: 4

Grid: K-10

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 86

Date range of burials: 1902-2004

Description: Well-tended cemetery by church (built 1902). Fenced with white pipe. Central grass path, no trees, working pump. Well-ordered rows. Recently cleaned stones.

Comments:

Survey date: 8/20/2005

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 110

Alternate Name: Mt Pleasant ME South Church Cemetery Address: Town: Just south of 22700 Mt. Ephraim Road Dickerson

ADC Map: 7

Grid: C-6

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Rural Condition: Fair

Negative Impacts: Vandalism - some stones overturned.

Burials: 75-100

Date range of burials: 1891-1965?

Description: Directly adjacent to road on east side. One family plot (Redmon) surrounded by pipe fence at southern end of cemetery. A few cedars & a huge old poplar. Mowed & somewhat tended, but many stones overturned. Church is no longer there.

Comments: Many obelisks & many corner plot markers with family surname initials. No sign for cemetery (supposed to be historic marker).

Survey date: 10/17/2004

Historic Status: LA 12/20 Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church

Additional Sources: Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 111

Alternate Name: Waves of Glory Worship Center Address: Town: 4021 Muncaster Mill Road Norbeck

ADC Map: 30

Grid: C-1

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Suburban Condition: Fair

Negative Impacts: 6 markers (back left corner) are outside tended area and are overgrown.

Burials: 33

Date range of burials: 1893-1961

Description: Several rows of markers behind church in mowed area. Some stones broken, tipped over. Many markers are missing; the existing ones are very spread out. Area in back left corner in very poor condition, stones in forest, broken & toppled

Comments:

Survey date: 3/23/2004

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: Across from 24020 Laytonsville Road (at Hipsley Mill Road) Etchison Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 112

ADC Map: 11

Grid: D-2

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 144

Date range of burials: 1884-2004

Description: Well-tended cemetery; markers evenly spaced in rows. Painted pipe fence around parking lot side of cemetery. Agricultural fields behind cemetery.

Comments: Located beside church

Survey date: 5/1/2004

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Mt. Zion Church Cemetery ID: 113

Alternate Name: Mt. Zion Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery Address: Town: Gravel road to west of Beallsville Road Beallsville

ADC Map: 7

Grid: F-10

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Forested Negative Impacts: Condition: Good

Burials: 130+

Date range of burials: 1909-2004

Description: Cemetery is tended. Not fenced. In wooded area. No paths, some trees, boxwoods. Abandoned road continues into cemetery. Room for expansion. Graves in fairly organized rows. Funeral home metal markers, flush markers, many unmarked graves.

Comments: Not adjacent to church building, which is on Beallsville Rd. Cemetery is north on Beallsville, west on unnamed gravel road about 1/2 mile, then right on another gravel road about 1/5 mile. Another gravel road enters at the back of cemetery.

Survey date: 10/17/2004

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 114

Alternate Name: Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery Address: Town: 5000 Brookeville Road Mt. Zion

ADC Map: 20

Grid: K-1

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Rural Condition: Good

Negative Impacts: Overgrown at edges of woods

Burials: 162 marked

Date range of burials: 1875-2005

Description: Located at intersection of Brookeville & Mt. Zion Roads. Many unmarked graves. Burials in 2 sections, no real pattern or arrangement. 3 family plots. Church building is new.

Comments:

Survey date: 4/17/2005

Historic Status:

Additional Sources:

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 11501 Mountain View Road Purdum Mountain View United Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 115

ADC Map: 3

Grid: J-8/9

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: Condition: Excellent

Burials: 190

Date range of burials: 1874-2004

Description: Surrounded by white painted pipe fence, new concrete block entrance pylons. No landscaping or paths. Mowed, well tended. All markers upright; a couple of repaired stones. Adjacent to church building.

Comments:

Survey date: 4/17/2004

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 18301 Brooke Road Sandy Spring (vic) Mutual Memorial Cemetery ID: 116

ADC Map: 21

Grid: K-6

Cemetery Association: Free Black/Possibly Enslaved Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: Some vandalism Condition: Fair

Burials: 300

Date range of burials: c. 1850s-2004

Description: Large cemetery located on hill with gravel road, no trees, some bushes. Cemetery markers mostly concrete, some granite & marble. Lots of open space in center. 1 family plot with pipe fence.

Comments:

Survey date: 3/27/2004

Historic Status:

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 20701 Frederick Road Germantown Neelsville Presbyterian Church Cemetery ID: 117

ADC Map: 9

Grid: J-12

Cemetery Association: Presbyterian Setting: Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 536

Date range of burials: 1849-2004

Description: Recently mowed, good condition. Divided into three section with grass walkways separating each section. No plantings. Congregation formed in 1845; present church built in 1877 and newest church in 1975.

Comments:

Survey date: 5/1/2004

Historic Status: MP 19/5

Additional Sources: Transcribed in USGenWeb

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 16225 Batchellors Forest Road Norbeck Norbeck Memorial Park ID: 118

ADC Map: 21

Grid: D-12

Cemetery Association: Community Setting: Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 1450

Date range of burials: 1975-2004

Description: Markers are bronze ground level. Granite benches thoughtout the cemetery identifying family plots. Main drive through entrance gate circles through north end of cemetery. No side roads or paths. No fencing. Beautifully landscaped.

Comments: Borders Judean Memorial Gardens which is a separate cemetery but has same owners. Gateway is stone with a metal arch spanning the road with the name Norbeck Memorial Park

Survey date: 4/15/2004

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Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 20400 Zion Road Laytonsville (vic) Oak Grove AME Zion Church Cemetery ID: 119

ADC Map: 11

Grid: K-13

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Rural/Forested Condition: Fair

Negative Impacts: Addition being put on church may be affecting burials. Drainage issues.

Burials: 15+

Date range of burials: 1934-2002

Description: African-American community church & burial ground. Markers spaced throughout 1-acre marshy, forested area. Marble, granite, concrete, & metal funeral home plaques. Some partially obscurred by construction, fill, and underbrush.

Comments: Many unmarked graves. Cemetery extends into woods.

Survey date: 5/8/2004

Historic Status:

Additional Sources: Pastor Pearl Selby

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Layhill ME Church South Cemetery ID: 120

Alternate Name: Oak Chapel Address: Town: 14500 Layhill Road Silver Spring

ADC Map: 30

Grid: H-4

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Suburban Condition: Fair

Negative Impacts: Many stones lying flat on the ground

Burials: 80

Date range of burials: 1887-1954

Description: Cemetery appears to be maintained but approximately 1/3 of the headstones are off their bases & lying flat on the ground. Bordered on the east by Layhill Road and on the west by the church. North and south sides are church property. No fencing.

Comments: No roads or paths through the cemetery. Landscape is large old trees, some small bushes and yuccas. The stones are readable, but there are a few fieldstones & depressions that indicate unmarked graves.

Survey date: 11/13/2004

Historic Status: MP 27/10 Layhill ME Church South

Additional Sources: Cavicchi, p. 300

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens ID: 121

Alternate Name: Wilkins Estate Address: Town: 12800 Veirs Mill Road Rockville

ADC Map: 29

Grid: J-10

Cemetery Association: Community Setting: Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 20,000

Date range of burials: 1952-2004

Description: Formerly the Wilkins Estate. Well landscapted, trees, shrubs, etc. Has a section called Asian Gardens with ceremonial gate and bridge over dry stream

Comments: Asian section and Menorah Garden have upright stones, rest of cemetery has flushto-the-ground stones. Map in file.

Survey date: 5/30/2004

Historic Status: MP 30/1 Wilkins Estate

Additional Sources: Transcribed in USGenWeb, Cavicchi, p. 277

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 11225 Mountain View Road Purdum Pleasant Grove Community Church Cemetery ID: 122

ADC Map: 3

Grid: K-9

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Community Setting: Rural Negative Impacts: Condition: Excellent

Burials: 75

Date range of burials: 1869 - 2004

Description: Active cemetery. Modest markers and some unmarked burials (depressions evident). No fence, landscaping or plantings, or paths. A bit disorganized; no real rows. Welltended

Comments: Church was built in 1868 by emancipated slaves.

Survey date: 4/17/2004

Historic Status:

Additional Sources:

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Pleasant View United Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 123

Alternate Name: Mount of Olives Church Cemetery, Pleasant View ME Church Cemetery Address: Town: 11810 Darnestown Road near Ambiance Drive Gaithersburg

ADC Map: 27

Grid: H-1

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Methodist Setting: Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Good

Burials: 70+

Date range of burials: 1890 - 2004

Description: Small cemetery located behind old church at Pleasant View Historical Site. Active cemetery. Markers scattered throughout well-maintained, rectangular grassy field. No paths. Chain-link fence along back border.

Comments: Parking in gravel lot beside church

Survey date: 9/1/2004

Historic Status: MP 24/13 Pleas. View Church #2/Quince Orch School

Additional Sources:

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: On W. Willard Road at SE corner of Fisher Avenue Poolesville Poolesville Methodist Church Cemetery ID: 124

ADC Map: 16

Grid: B/C-8

Cemetery Association: Methodist Setting: Urban Negative Impacts: Condition: Poor

Burials: Unknown

Date range of burials: c. 1820-1870

Description: Remnants of stones removed from gravesites and set flat in gravel & coated with clear sealant. Locations of individual graves (in field behind church) unknown.

Comments:

Survey date: 10/9/2004

Historic Status: LA 17/15 Poolesville Historic District, NR-listed

Additional Sources: Scharf; J. Thomas. History of Western Maryland, V.l, p.734.

Run date: 8/30/2007

Montgomery County Cemeteries
Name: Alternate Name: Address: Town: 14265 Jones Lane Darnestown Poplar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery ID: 125

ADC Map: 27

Grid: E-4

Cemetery Association: Free Black, Baptist Setting: Suburban Negative Impacts: None Condition: Excellent

Burials: 140

Date range of burials: 1904-2002

Description: Located behind/adjacent to church. U-shaped paved drive around burials. No fences or paths; several large trees. Many markers are 4" x 4" concrete posts with no engraving. Many handmade markers and metal funeral home plaques.

Comments: Congregation founded in 1863; currect church erected in 1893

Survey date: 1/9/2005

Historic Status: MP 24/16 Poplar Grove Baptist Church

Additional Sources: Cavicchi, p. 224-225

Run date: 8/30/2007

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