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Stock/Withers Cemetery, West Earl Township, Lancaster County


Feb 27, 2014

Stock/Withers Cemetery
West Earl Township
Lancaster County PA

located just south of Akron, Pa. about 1/4 mile east of Oregon Pike; 250 feet south off Tobacco Road; in the middle of a field about 30 feet east of a large pond.  A four foot iron fence without a gate surrounds the site.

 There are six gravesites:

 James Sharpless, died August 10, 1781,  step-son of George Widder (Withers).

 Adam, son of George and Elisabeth Stock, died September 18, 1821.  Aged 1 year, 7 months and 8 days.

 Adam, son of George and Elisabeth Stock, died December 17, 1822.  Aged 1  year 3 months and 23 days.

 Elisabeth, wife of George Stock and daughter of Jacob and Elisabeth Glaser.  Died April 7, 1823.  Aged 33 years, 2 months and 0 days.

 George Stock.  To the memory of George Stock born the first February 1792 Died the 12th August, 1832.  His age 40 years, 6 months and 11 days.

 George Widder –  Here rest Jorg Widder born May 1722 died 12 January 1795. Age 73  years 8 months.  Lament me not my loves and be you not sorrowful because I go before you only.  Where I have gone so you must arrive through this darkness of death’s valley.  (back) My remaining widow loyal and her ____  have yet ____  from ____  in the year 1795.

 The above was transcripted and translated from the German by James C. Landis.

Contributed by Greg Shively

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