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Moravian Cemetery, Milton Grove, Lancaster County


Jan 4, 2009

An Ancient Burying Ground

[A correspondent sends Notes and Queries the following clipping, containing some records of the old Moravian cemetery at Milton Grove, in Lancaster county. If, as stated, at the close of the article, there are tombstone records of the families mentioned, they will be of genealogical value. There is a chance for our antiquarians.]

Elisabofh Geophert, geboren 1724 verschied, d. 3 den May, 1795.

Rahol Stohler. geboren Friederick gebden 30 April, 1730, verschied d. 28, Marz.1792

Verona Leitholrn, Geb. in September 1708 in den Schweitz, verschied d. 15 February, 1772.

Mar. Barb. Boreveenin. geb. d. 13 December, 1725, verschied d. 31 December, 1773

Engela Attern war in der Schweitz geboren 1720, verschied d. 21 November, 1757.

Eva Deickerin. Geb. in October, 1709, in Wurtombergish, Ver’sch d. 3 February, 11 1763.

Anna Goepfert war in der Schweitz geboren 22 Dec. 1682 un verschied 11 April 1757.

Anna Rueksecker in war in der Sohwweitz Geboren in August 1702, verschied 12 Febru 1751.

Hier Ruhen Die Gebeine Der Selgen Diem In Der Hiesigem Gemine, Christinae Mewrerin Gob In Wurtombergsha d. 6 January 1718 Ruhet von Iher Arlet Soitz 17 Marv 1757.

Johannes Kapp war Geboren in der Schweitz d. 26 Februa 1704, verschied d. 2 Novemb. 1757.

Aham Delcker Geb. in Wurtembergsha 20 Dec. 1721 verscheid 7 Martz 1765.

Honrich Schweizer geb. d. 30 April 1722 in der Pfaltz verschied d. 9 Janu 1767.

Oath Buchlern gob. d. 22 February 1792 verscheid 20 January 1793.

M. Magd Borowda geb. d. 22 Oct. 1780 verscheid 28 Mar. 1782.

Barbara und Engeln Etteru. Zwilling kinder, Gebord und verscheiden 14 Sept. 1756. The last is translated in English as follows: [Barbara and Engela Ettern, twin children, born and died 14th Sept. 1756.

Rebecca Delckern geb. d. 20 Oct. 1751 in der jersey verscheid 13 Sept. 1767.

Barbara Frederick geb. d. 26 Mar. 1766 verscheid 12 Sept. 1777.

Beata Rahzle Stohler geboren der 30 April 1737 verscheid 9 Janur 17O9.

Juliana Fridricken gob. Buhlerin d. 15 November, 1754, be Litiz verscheid, d. 30 May, 1804.

Anna Maria Stohler geboren den 3 Marz 1795, ensehlief den 27 den September, 1811.

Rahel Schetter eine geborne Fridricken geb d. 22 Januar, 1776, verscheid d. 20 Janr, 1804.

Elisabeth Pflaitz geboren d. 26 Januar, 1749, verscheid d. 3 October, 1797.

Anna Elisabeth Hedrick geboren d. 15 Marz, 1715, verecheid d. 19 July, 1796. Age 80 yahr, monet and 13 tag.

Among the early pioneers whose mortal remains repose in this city of the dead not enumerated in the above are the Hunters, Banner, Sehner, Kopp, Baumann, Buehler. Boeanke, Bassoway, Kempty, Delcher, Moueier, Leyphold, Cafteen. Seil, Kueuzliens, Kuhnzly, Borrow, Pelanz, Earner, Roesler, Borroway, &c.

SOURCE:  Page(s)46-47  Notes and Queries: Historical, Biographical and Genealogical, Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania By William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania State Library; Harrisburg publishing company, 1898

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