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  • The Mariettian, August – December 1864

The Mariettian, August – December 1864

The Mariettian August 6, 1864 Suicide of an Aged Man. – Mr. Ezra Davol, an aged and respectable citizen, was found, yesterday afternoon, lying near the grave of his wife,…

Lancaster Intelligencer, 1848 Issues

Lancaster Intelligencer January 4, 1848 The common-pleas judges have appointed HENRY HALDERMAN, ESQ., of Conoy township, the Revenue Commissioner for Lancaster county, under the act of April 29, 1844.  Mr.…

Lancaster Intelligencer, 1849 Issues January through June

1849 Lancaster Intelligencer January 2, 1849 RIOT AT A FUNERAL. The Honesdale Democrat give a long account of a riot at that place, about a week ago. A Protestant young…

Leacock Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lancaster County

LEACOCK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHRecord at the Tomb-Stone Inacrlptlons [We are indebted to Mr. George Steinman, of Lancaster, for the following transcript:] Margaret, relict of William Porter, d. Oct. 22, 1784, aged…

Moravian Cemetery, Milton Grove, Lancaster County

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,…

Sharp Graveyard, Leacock Township, Lancaster County

Sharp GraveyardLeacock Township The following is transcribed from William Frederic Worner, “Lightner/ Sharp Graveyard, Leacock Township,” Worner Collection, Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, volume 2, number 7, pages 42-44.…

Kurtz Family Graveyard, Earl Township, Lancaster County

Kurtz GraveyardEarl Township The following is transcribed from William Frederic Worner, “Kurtz Graveyard, Earl Township,” Worner Collection, Lancaster County  Historical Society, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, volume 1, number 19, pages 128-133. Inscriptions:…

Ellmaker Graveyard, Earl Township, Lancaster County

Ellmaker Graveyard,Earl Township The following is transcribed from William Frederic Worner, “Ellmaker Graveyard, Earl Township,” Worner Collection, Lancaster County  Historical Society, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, volume 1, number 20,  pages 134-138. ———Inscriptions:…

Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Lancaster County

Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery – March 1976 Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (Info obtained from church sextant Philip Clarke by Linda J. Wileman) Contributed by William Hartman   Row #1   Stone…