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Mt. Laurel Cemetery, Piketown, Dauphin Co PA

Transcribed by Debbie Ovechka

This cemetery was started and is well maintained by the Mt. Laurel Church of God. It is located in Piketown (on top of the mountain) between routes 443 and 39 approximately 9 miles east of the Susquehanna River in Dauphin County. Actually, there are 2 cemeteries, the old one and the new one. These were recorded by Mrs. Alice F. Stroh during September and October, 1968. To this list of inscriptions is added a list of obituaries copied from the daily paper by Mrs. Stroh of additional burials in this cemetery.


Alleman, Cyrus; b. January 11, 1888; d. March 22, 1957

Alleman, Mabel; d. June 17, 1968; 78 years

Alleman, Mabel A; b. July 5, 1889; d. June 17, 1968

Arney, Catharine; w. of Jacob; b. October 4, 1818; d. November 3, 1892; 74 years, 9 days

Blease, Samuel; b. 1886; d. 1960

Brady, Ronald Lee; b. 1946; d. 1949

Brady, Denzeill; b. 1917; d. 19___

Brady, Louise M; b. 1915; d. 1963

Brady, Charles; b. February 10, 1897; d. 19___

Brady, Charles, Jr.; b. April 20, 1920; d. August 23, 1955; WWII

Brady, Barbara C; b. December 28, 1897; d. October 6, 1959

Brown, Virginia; b. 1946; d. 1946

Brown, John R; b. 1882; d. 1956

Buchannon, George R; b. October 26, 1899; d. February 5, 1968

Care, Sadie A; nee Stroh; b. September 6, 1871; d. August 27, 1963

Care, George A; b. July 19, 1907; d. July 16, 1929

Care, David; b. November 20, 1863; d. February 17, 1941

Cassel, Elizabeth; b. 1852; d. 1937

Cassel, Ida "Cassat"; b. 1875; d. 1960

Cassel, John F.; b. 1851; d. 1931

Cassel, Michael M; b. 1852; d. 1914

Cassel, George W; d. May 6, 1923; 81 years

Clipp, Francis P; b. 1947; d. 1955

Crawford, May; nee Ober; b. May 31, 1907; d. 19___

Crawford, Marvin L; b. March 23, 1907; Married July 4, 1945; d. 19___

Early, Joel; b. December 14, 1844; d. August 3, 1907; 63 years, 7 months, 19 days

Early, Emma; wife; d. September 10,1909; 63 years, 5 months, 20 days

Edmondson, Lester S; b. 1888; d. 1953

Edmondson, Sarah I; b. 1893; d. 1965

Edmondson, Jack E; b. 1915; d. 1958

Edmondson, E. Edward S; b. 1923; d. 1962; WWII

Etnoyer, Susan Jo; b. 1951; d. 1951

Fisher, Doary E; b. September 27, 1876; d. February 14, 1925; 48 years, 4 months, 17 days

Fisher, Sarah C; nee Pletz; b. June 8, 1877; d. May 22, 1959; 81 years, 11 months, 14 days

Fox, George; s. of George & Minnie; b. November 8, 1893; d. April 27, 1894

Fox, George W; b. April 12, 1852; d. December 2, 1932

Fox, Minnie May; b. November 14, 1891; d. August 9, 1953

Fox, Minnie M; nee Early; b. December 29, 1872; d. December 4, 1947

Garret, Harry J; b. September 21, 1870; d. 19

Garret, Ida C; nee Jennings; wife; b. August 18, 1874; d. August 22, 1913

Garret, Jennie M; daughter; d. March 17, 1894; 2 months, 24 days

Gumpher, Ira J; b. 1887 d. 1928; Sgt. Co. G. 16th Inft.

Gunter, Wm, H; b. May 21, 1896; d. March 31, 1957; WWI Pvt. Co. B. 319th Machine Gun Battalion

Hallman, Harry; b. 1891; d. 1976; 84 years

Hallman, Goldie V; nee Wade; b. 1896; d. 1968

Hawthorn, Norman M; b. 1946; d. 1956

Hawthorn, Mary R; b. 1954; d. 1954

Hawthorn, Sarah R; b. July 25, 1875; d. March 8, 1945

Hawthorn, Joseph G; b. January 23, 1870; d. June 26, 1964

Hinds, Robert E; s. of Samuel & Ruth; b. October 28, 1955; d. January 20, 1957

Houch, Betty J; b. 1922; d. ___

Houck, Lawrence; b. 1920 - d. ___

Houck, Etta; b. April 24, 1960; d. May 12, 1960

Husan, Daisy Jane; b. 1882; d. 1947

Jenkins, Charles F; b. 1874; d. 1946

Kennedy, George E; b. 1866; d. 1945

Kennedy, Laura A; b. 1872; d. 1956

Keys, Vera G; b. 1912; d. 1949

Kline, Daisy M; b. 1893 d. 19____

Kline, Marvin D; b. 1897; d. 1955

Kreider, Fanny; nee Cassel; w. of Solomon; b. September 3, 1813; d. July 18, 1894; 80 years, 10 months 15 days

Kreiser, Mary Jane; nee Cassel; wife; b. August 25, 1845; d. October 29, 1902; 57 years, 2 months, 4 days

Kreiser, Lazarus; d. December 17, 1909; 66 years

Launse, Jerome; b. 1865; d. 1931

Launse, Henry Albert; son; b. February 143, 1893; d. July 18, 1893

Launse, Ida; nee Neidig; wife; b. November 16, 1873; d. March 17, 1943

Launse, Levi; d. June 7, 1914; 75 years, 1 month, 21 days

Launse, Caroline; b. October 29, 1838; d. May 10, 1924

Launse, John H; b. May 15, 1870; d. February 13, 1959

Lawyer, David R; b. 1919; d. 1953

Maun, Raymond; b. 1913; d. 1958

Maun, Francis C; b. 1918; d. 19___

McClain, Charles R; b. February 18, 1896; d. 19____

McClain, Romaine; nee Zeiders; wife; b. May 26, 1901; d. June 27, 1966

MeGonnel, Harold; b. 1907; d. 1955

MeGonnel; Harry; b. May 4, 1857; d. November 17, 1938

MeGonnel; Lizzie May; daughter; b. February 26, 1891; d. January 19, 1895

MeGonnel; Martha F; b. December 17, 1866; d. December 16, 1927

Michael, John W; b. 1888; d. 1967

Mumma, George; b. 1882; d. 1963

Mumma, Mildred; b. 1913; d. 1962

Mumma, Earl E; b. 1915

Mumma, Lillie; nee Nestler; wife; b. January 9, 1895; January 22, 1966

Mumma, Caroline; w of John; d. August 18, 1911; 51 years, 9 months, 25 days

Mumma, John H; d. March 18, 1936; 80 years, 11 months, 19 days

Mumma, Harvey; b. May 11, 1893; d. November 2, 1973; 80 years

Mumma; Clyde; son; b. March 6, 1931; d. March 17, 1931

Myers, Scott Bryan; b. 1961; d. 1961

Nichols, Melvin N; b. 1876; d. 1955

Nichols, L. Grayce; b. 1886; d. 1955

Nichols, _____________

Nichols, _____________

Nichols, Gertrude; b. February 20, 1888; d. Decembe 21, 1962

Nichols, Calvin; b. March 27, 1884; d. March 12, 1952

Nye, Joseph H; b. October 7, 1885; d. May 31, 1958

Nye, Earl; son; b. January 17, 1910; d. August 17, 1966

Pletz, Annie; nee Brown; b. September 7, 1882; d. 1975

Pletz, Erna; b. April 18, 1916; d. 19____

Pletz, LaVerne; b. November 11, 1924; d. November 18, 1933

Pletz, Charles, b. May 28, 1874; d. November 8, 1962

Rodemaker, Blanche V; b. 1905; d. 1967

Runkle, David C; b. 1861; d. 1951

Runkle, Ralph E; 1923; d. 1925

Runkle, Sara E; b. 1864; d. 1951

Runkle, Judith L; b. 1956; d. 1956

Runkle, Norman; son; b. September 6, 1888; d. October 6, 1888

Runkle, Joseph; d. October 12, 1968; 68 years

Ryan, Charles A; b. 1879; d. 1936

Ryan, Emma E; b. 1884; d. 1965

Ryan, Robert S; b. May 15, 1909; d. February 7, 1967

Seigar, Bessie; nee Kennedy; b. January 6, 1895; d. 19___

Seigar, Emanuel W; b. June 25, 1887; d. October 16, 1960

Shartzer, Mary E; b. August 27, 1862; d. October 22, 1836

Shartzer, Edward; b. July 1, 1860; d. December 28, 1931

Shepler, Edwin; b. 1886; d. 1949

Shepler, Mary; b. 1887; d. 1947

Shive, Fred S; b. 1858; d. 1924

Shive, Ada C; b. 1860; d. 1942

Shive, ____________

Shive, ____________

Snow, Sarah A; b. 1913; d. 1966

Sowers, Lester L; b. 1912; d. 1960

Sprowels, W.C.; b. 1890; b. 1961

Straw, Simon E; b. February 26, 1881; d. 1890

Straw, Minnie; nee Bomgardner; b. August 26, 1883; d. September 15, 1965

Strohm, Norman A; .b 1881; d. 1901

Strohm, Mary J; b. 1842; d. 1914

Strohm, Henry C; b. 1832; d. 1907

Suhr, Frederick A; d. August 16, 1968; 73 years

Suhr, Frederick A; d. August 18, 1968; 73 years

Wade, George W; b. 1868; d. 1942

Wade, Catherine; nee Hummer; wife; b. 1876; d. 1951

Wade, Martin; b. 1902; d. 19___

Wagner, John R; b. 1936; d. 1952

Wagner, George; b. March 11, 1899; d. 19___

Wagner, Leone; b. August 25, 1899; d. February 9, 1955

Weaver, Simon E; b. 1866; d. 1943

Weaver, Nora S; b. 1869; d. 1947

Weaver, Rebecca; b. December 3, 1889; d. 19 ___

Weaver, Ralph; d. April 7, 1893; 12 days

Weaver, Ross; son; d. November 23, 1912; 12 years, 8 months, 20 days

Weaver, Russel G; b. May 11, 1909; Married on August 3, 1930

Weaver, Ethel M; b. September 14, 1913; d. April 10, 1966

Wilbert, Harry E, Sr; b. 1884; d. 1950

Wilbert, Alice; nee Strouse; b. 1881; d. 1958

Wilt, Mary E; b. 1882; d. 1944

Wilt, Martin L; b. 1877; d. 1967

Zeiders, John H.; b 1869; d. 1948

Zeiders, Emma J; nee Kennedy; b. 1872; d. 1945

Zeiders, John H; b. 1917; d. 1918

Zeiders, Harry D; b. 1899; d. 19___

Zeiders, Oliver; b. December 10, 1890; d. October 31, 1918 d. in France. Pvt., Co. D, 304th U.S. Engineers

Zimmerman, Tillie; nee Cassel; b. April 2, 1897; d. 19___

Zimmerman, Ira E; b. November 2, 1896; d. May 15, 1957


Obituaries from the Daily Paper

Alexander, Albert C; d. March 8, 1971

Baum, Mary A; d. May 23, 1968; 72 years

Bower, Samuel; d. November 18, 1977; 82 years

Bucher, John S; d. April 8. 1972; 88 years

Bucher, Ruth; d. June 23, 1973; 85 years

Carl, Marlin W; d. March 1, 1970; 56 years

Cassatt, Norman P; d. October 23. 1974; 90 Years

Cassel, Victor E; d. May 9, 1972; 72 years

Cochran, Morris S; d. January 21, 1975; 83 years

Dukes, Merlin M; d. February 24, 1971; 60 years

Duncan, Rosie J; d. November 12, 1969; 46 years

Etnoyer, Anna M; d. August 31, 1971; 74 years

Etnoyer, Howard R; d. October 26, 1977; 73 years

Findley, Lydia E; d. September 24, 1976; 86 years

Fox, Jearl; d. December 6, 1974; 76 years

Grime, Benjamin W; d. February 9, 1975; 79 years

Grolbosky, Mary M; d. April 26, 1968; 85 years

Hallman, Joel D; d. June 19, 1975; 79 years

Hallman, Luella M; d. March 8, 1974; 74 years

Hervey, Rita D; d. November 8, 1974; 56 years

Kennedy, Martin; d. December 2, 1977; 66 years

Keys, Edward M; d. May 9, 1975; 75 years

Keys, Sarah M; May 2, 1974; 90 years

Kline, Daisy; nee Zeiders; wife; d. June 7, 1971; 77 years

Kline, Marvin, Jr; d. October 29, 1977; 55 years

Koons, Russel E; d. July 2, 1976; 70 years

Kreiser, Irvin; d. September 15, 1971; 79 years

Lamach, Brian; d. April 16, 1970; 17 years

Leese, Anna S; d. December 5, 1975; 69 years

Lewis, Robert B; d. May 25, 1966; 69 years

Lytle, Mildred E; d. July 22, 1970; 55 years

McLeel, Frank P; d. January 26, 1976; 64 years

Meadows, Everett C; d. May 3, 1969; 58 years

Miller, Earl T; d. December 8, 1972; 75 years

Mumma, Minnie M; d. November 29, 1969; 76 years

Murphy, S.J.; d. February 18, 1974; 73 years

Pierce, Harold J; d. August 18, 1927; 67 years

Pletz, Annie E; d. October 29, 1975; 93 years

Pletz, Ezrra; d. May 22, 1972; 68 years

Potteiger, Ezra; d. July 4, 1957; 48 years

Radle, Francis

Radle, Ida; nee Shepler; wife; d. March 2, 1952; 76 years

Rankin, Henry L; d. April 9, 1969; 69 yeras

Rhoads, Helen K; d. June 19, 1977; 73 years

Richter, Edward A; d. April 2, 1966

Ripley, Allen; d. April 19, 1977; 60 years

Rissinger, Pauline P; d. April 6, 1974; 56 years

Rogers, Cecil H; d. July 7, 1974; 73 years

Seiger, Bessie B; d. March 17, 1974; 79 years

Shepler, Clare; d. April 26, 1972; age 60 years

Shultz, Minnie M; d. November 8, 1977; 81 years

Shultz. Harry E; d. May 31, 1976; 73 years

Snyder, John R; d. September 22, 1976; 65 years

Stauffer, David C; d. May 18, 1970; 62 years

Stevens, Charles G; d. March 13, 1968; 71 years

Straw, Simon E; d. February 11, 1970; 88 years

Strohm, Emma J; d. February 28, 1969; 74 years

Strohm, Lloyd; d. November 12, 1974; 59 years

Strohm, Marvin B; d. September 9, 1976; 83 years

Suhr, Alice A; d. November 26, 1972; 75 years

Troy, Charles L; d. January 2, 1978; 59 years

Troy, Esther E; d. September 16, 1975; 56 years

Updike, Robert M; d. October 4, 1974; 62 years

Vass, Mary J; d. July 6, 1975; 49 years

Velter, Conrad; d. September 21, 1967; 71 years

Wade, Lillie M; d. February 5, 1969; 77 years

Wade, Martin : d. May 3, 1969; 58 years

Wilson, Theodore; d. May 9, 1976; 84 years

Wisehaupt, Homer V; b. July 28, 1904; d. February 13, 1961

Wissler, Thomas W; d. October 6, 1967; 63 years

Zeiders, Kenneth K; d. January 21, 1972; 56 years

Zimmerman, Irvin M; November 30, 1900

Zimmerman, Mabel V; d. June 9, 1977; 77 years


[Source: Pennsylvania German Tombstone Inscriptions  Volume II Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chapter Palatines to America]

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