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Scars of Bravery: the Dillings Tale Ends

When Jim Snyder, president of the Blair County Genealogical Society, talked of investigating one of many abandoned cemeteries in Blair County, and specifically Morrisons Cove, little did one realize the back stories that would pop to the surface, especially regarding the Dilling family, one of the earliest to stake out a tract and throw a plow into the sod in the Martinsburg area.

Catherine, Henry and George Dilling, three unmarried siblings living on a farm in Huston Township between Clover Creek and Piney Creek, have been identified by Snyder as three of the eight being buried in the now tum...


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