KEENER CEMETERY
Rapho Township

RAPHO TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

This cemetery is located along Sunnyside Road, just south of Chicques Church.  It is about 10 ft. X 50ft., and is extremely well kept.  It is number 9 on the Cemetery Map of Rapho Township.

Recorded by: John & Elaine Grace, July 1980

Computer transcribed: Peggy Reichard. 2000,  preichard@dejazzd.com

 

 

 

 

 

4a

5a

6a

7a

 

1

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7

 

 

 

 

 

15a

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8

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13

10

 

 

 

16

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12

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17

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27

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28

 

 

 

 

29

 

 

 

 

 

33

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32a

 

 

Entrance gate located near plot 27.

 

1.      MOTHER, BARBARAH, wife of JOHN K. BRANDT / BORN  Aug. 19, 1839 / DIED June 2, 1920 / aged 80 YRS. 9 MS. & 13 DS.

2.      FATHER, JOHN K. BRANDT / BORN  Dec. 16, 1841 / DIED Apr. 22, 1909 /

Aged 67 YRS. 4 MO. & 6DS.

3.       MARY wife of DAVID BRANDT / BORN Dec. 17, 1818 / DIED  Feb. 20, 1901 / aged 82 YRS. 2MOS. & 3 DS.    Dearest mother thou hast left us.  Here thy loss we deeply feel.  But tis God that has berefit us.  He can all our sorrows heal.

4.      DAVID BRANDT / BORN Sept. 4., 1810 / DIED April 13, 1890 / aged 79 YRS. 7 MOS. & 9 DS.  Whilst in this tomb our father lies, His spirit rests above.  In realms of bliss it never dies, But knows a Saviorís love.

4a  D.B.

5a  M.B.

6a  M.B.

5.      MARK K. / Daughter of DAVID & MARY BRANDT / BORN April 24, 1842 / 

DIED July 11, 1881/ aged 39 YRS. 2MO. & 17 DS.

      6.   MALINDA / Daughter of DAVID & MARY BRANDT / BORN October 27,

1860 / DIED  Mar. 27, 1864 / aged 3 YEARS & 5 MONTHS.

      7.    JOSEPH / Son of DAVID & MARY BRANDT / BORN June 8, 1855 / DIED        

       March 20, 1864 / aged 8 YEARS 9 MOS. & 12 DAYS.

7a.  J. B. 

      8a.  F. B.

9.      No inscription

10.  In memory of an INFANT SON of FREDERICK H. & FANNY GANTZ / BORN and DIED June 30, 1854.

11.   J. K.

12.  F.K.

13.  In memory of FANNY Y. /  Daughter of FREDERICK H. & FANNY GANTZ / BORN  Sept. 19, 1858 / DIED  Dec. 15, 1858 / aged 2 MONTHS & 26 DAYS.

14.  In memory of FANNY wife of FREDERICK H. GANTZ / daughter of JOHN & FANNY KEENER / BORN July 8, 1825 / DIED  August 15, 1862 / aged 37 YEARS 1MO. & 7 DAYS  (4 line inscription)

15.  In memory of SUSANNA K.  daughter of FREDERICK H. & FANNY GANTZ / BORN Feb. 24, 1860 / DIED April 6, 1864 / aged 4 YEARS 1 MO. & 13 DAYS. (4 line inscription)

16.  NATHAN Son of S.K. & LIZZIE FLOWERS / DIED, July 30, 1895/ aged 4 days.  J.A. COBLE            

17.  S.K.

18.   No inscription

19.   N. F. S. 

20.   MOTHER ELIZABETH FLOWERS / BORN Sept 3, 1831 / DIED Sept. 22, 1911 / aged 80 YRS. & 19 DS.

21.   FATHER DANIEL FLOWERS / BORN Dec. 7, 1833 / DIED Jan. 9, 1907 / aged 74 YRS. 1 MO. & 2 DS.

22.  NORA F. Daughter of SAMíL & EMMA SHELLY / DIED Feb. 1, 1831.  (2 line inscription)

23.  Stillborn SON of HENRY & MARY KEENER / DIED March (?) 7 (?) 1881 (?)

24.  SAMUEL S. Son of HENRY & MARY KEENER / BORN Dec. 5, 1868 / DIED  April 11, 1869 / aged 4 MONTHS & 5 DAYS.  HARBOUF

25.  Hier Ruhet / SAMUEL FRICK (?) 1ST Geboren den 10 April 1829 / und Starb 24 April 1833 / Sein Alter War 4 Jahr Und 4 Tag.

26.  Zum Andenken Von FRERONICA / Ehefrau von JOHN KEENER / Geboren den 2ten Dec. 1789 / Starb den 12ten Dec. 1851 / 1 hr Alter War 62 Jahre Und 10 tage.

27.  Zum Andenken von JOHANNES KEENER / Geboren den 14ten Marz 1789 / Starb den 27ten April 1866 / Sein Alter War 77 Jahre Und 13 tage.   (This stone is easily read.  The age is incorrect.  1 Monat is missing on the stone.)

28.  JOSIE REHKUGLER/ 1908-1965         ESTHER L. wife  1910-         / Without the camp within the veil Heb. 13:13     Heb. 6:19  (On metal plaque: JOSIE W. REHKUGLER 1908-1965)

29.  FLOWERS / SAMUEL K. FLOWERS / Sept 12, 1863-Dec. 16, 1941 ; LIZZIE M., His Wife / Jan. 31, 1865-Feb 3, 1956.

30.  FANNY M./ Daughter of CHRISTIAN & MARY GISH / BORN Jan. 24, 1835 / DIED Feb. 26, 1916 / aged 81 YRS., 1 MO. & 2 DS.    Rest in Peace

31.  MARY M. / Daughter of CHRISTIAN & MARY GISH / BORN July 17, 1833 / DIED  June 25, 1900 / aged 66 YRS., 11 MOS., 8 DS.  (4 line inscription)

32.   MARY / Wife of CHRISTIAN GISH / BORN March 18, 1804 / DIED                Dec. 15, 1874 / aged 70 YRS., 8 MOS., 27 DS.

32a  M.G.

33.  CHRISTIAN GISH / BORN Feb. 8, 1801 / DIED April 18, 1885 / aged 84 YRS.,

             2 MOS., 10 DS.  Dearest Father thou has left us.  Here thy loss we deeply feel.  But tis God that hath berefit us.  He can all our sorrows heal.

Contributed by Peggy J. Reichard for use by the Lancaster County Genealogy Project (http://www.pa-roots.com/~lancaster/)

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