Fountainville Chapel Cemetery, Fountainville

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Previously known as:
German Baptist Brethren Cemetery

Also known as:
German Baptist Cemetery

Located in:
Fountainville (New Britain)

Street address:
1324 Ferry Rd, New Britain, PA 18901 (For GPS only)

GPS location:
Latitude: 40.337013
Longitude: -75.155281

Fountainville Chapel

Burial summary
Number of burials: Unknown
First burial: 1851
Last burial: ongoing

Contact information:
1324 Ferry Rd.
New Britain, PA 18901
Phone: 215-768-7183

Web address:

Original burial records:
At the church.

Map of cemetery
A cemetery map is available here.

Other references:
A list of gravestone inscriptions is in the BCGS database.

The Mercer Museum Library has the following: Bucks County tombstone inscriptions, New Britain Township and Warrington Township / transcribed and typed by BCHS volunteers. Doylestown, PA : Bucks County Historical Society, 1997. [285] p. : illus., maps ; 29 cm. Call No. 974.821 Cem N. Brit.

This cemetery is on Findagrave.

You can go to the Mennonite Historical Society database and search for your ancestor. Just use the alphabetical surname list.

Built in 1850, the historic German Baptist Church, now known as the Fountainville Chapel, was built for the German Baptist Brethren and was modeled after a one room school house. The cemetery is located to the rear of the church and is surrounded by a stone wall, wrought iron fence and a border of deciduous and fir trees. Grave markers record burials as early as 1851 in the old section of the graveyard. The Fountainville Chapel and cemetery represent the simplicity and austerity of the Germans Baptists also know as Dunkards (derived fro the German word "Tunken" meaning to immerse). They were known to be meek and pious Christians.

Thanks to volunteer Peg Felter for gathering information on this cemetery

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