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Cemetery Record For
Old Moravian Cemetery, Lancaster County PA

Transcribed by Debbie Ovechka


Old Moravian Cemetery

At Milton Grove, Lancaster County an old Moravian cemetery was found around 1897 and the following inscription copied:


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, Suehler, Bosanke, Bassoway, Kempty, Delcher, Moueir, Leyphold, Cafteen, Seil, etc.

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

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

Borowda, M. Magd geb. d. 22 October 1780 verschied 28 March 1782

Bowman, Daniel; b. November 20, 1831; d. May 1, 1880

Bowman, Elizabeth; w. of H.; b. December 3, 1792; d. July 22, 1864

Bowman, Henry; b. October 1, 1791; d. January 30, 1857

Bowman, John; b. March 21, 1785; d. June 19, 1839

Bressler, Rev. N.E.; d. March 8, 1877; aged 55 years

Buchlern, Cath geb. d. 22 February 1792 verschied 20 January 1793

Countryman, John; b. January 5, 1805; d. August 2, 1868

Countryman, Leonard; b. March 11, 1788; d. January 14, 1851

Countryman, Maria Magdalena; w. of L.; b. December 2, 1784; d. February 7, 1840

Crosson, Hannah; w. of J.; b. February 9, 1797; d. January 24, 1881

Crosson, Jacob; b. March 19, 1784; d. November 25, 1871

Delcker, Aham Geb, in Wurtembergsha 20 December, 1721 verscheid Martz 1765

Delokern, Rebecca geb. d 20 October, 1751 in der jersey verscheid 13 September 1767

Dunkel, Anna Mary; w. of J.; b. September 11, 1790; d. June 4, 1870

Dunkel, George; b. December 20, 1790; d. November 11, 1846

Dunkel, Jacob; b. September 13, 1787; d. September 3, 1849

Enders, Conrad; b. May 18, 1788; d. December 5, 1874

Enders, Elizabeth; w. of C.; b. April 25, 1794; d. September 20, 1849

Enders, John; b. March 11, 1774; d. June 25, 1835

Enders, Margaret; w. of Philip; b. November 26, 1813; d. October 30, 1870

Ettern, Barbara und Engela, Zeilling kinder, Gebord und Verscheiden 14 September 1756. The last is translated in English as follows; (Barbara and ENgela Ettern, twin children, born and died 14th September, 1756)

Fetterhoff Church

Fetterhoff, Col. Philip; b. September 2, 1788; d. September 4, 1833

Fetterhoff, Eve; w. of Philip; b. June 27, 1792; d. January 1, 1839

Fetterhoff, Frederick; d. July 17, 1837; aged 72 years

Fetterhoff, George; b. May 3, 1795; d. August 3, 1863

Fetterhoff, John; s. of Frederick; b. October 2, 1790; d. June 27, 1829

Fetterhoff, Susannah; w. of Fred; b. June 25, 1765; d. June 28, 1834

Forney, Michael; b. May 31, 1809; d. February 24, 1881

Forney, Peter; b. October 19, 1799; d. May 22, 1873

Forney, Salome; w. of P; b. April 8, 1810; d. December 22, 1875

Forney, Simon; b. June 27, 1817; d. April 11, 1869

Forney, Susan; w. of M; b. May 19, 1817; d. May 1, 1877

Frederick, Barbara geb. d. 26 March 1766 verscheid 9 January 1799.

Fronk, David; b. October 19, 1799; d. May 22, 1873

Gelckerin, Eva, Geb. in October, 1709, in Wurtembergish, Verlsch d. 3 February, 1763

Goepfert, Anna war in der Schweitz geboren 22 December, 1682 un verschied 11 April, 1757

Hedrick, Ann Elisabeth geboren d. 15 Marz 1715; verscheid d. 19 July 1796; age 80 ys., monet and 13 tag

Hemping, Elizabeth; w. of Rev. J; b. January 8, 1792; d. March 15, 1860

Hemping, Rev. Johann N.; b. July 4, 1778; d. March 12, 1855

Hetrick, Catharine; w. of Michael; b. November 1, 1791; d. March 7, 1865

Hier Ruhen Die Gebeine Der Selgen Diem in Der Hiesigem Gemine, Christinae Mewrer in Feb in Wurtembergsha, d. 6, January 1719 Ruhet von Iher Arlet Seitz 17 March, 1757

Hoke, Elizabeth; w. of J; b. April 12, 1790; d. November 27, 1857

Hoke, John; b. November 25, 1786; d. June 19, 1856

Kapp, Johannes war geboren der Schweitz d. 26, February, 1704, verschied d. 2, November 1757

Keiter, Anna Barbara; w. of Gerhardt; b. February 2, 1782; d. October 10, 1814

Keiter, Anna Mary; w. of J; b. October 16, 1811; d. March 10, 1874

Keiter, Benjamin; b. February 14, 1775; d. February 24, 1867

Keiter, Dorothy; w. of P; b. April 4, 1776; d. August 2, 1876

Keiter, Elizabeth; w. of John; d. June 14, 1833; aged 64 years

Keiter, Elizabeth; w. of Joseph; b. October 14, 1811; d. October 23, 1879

Keiter, Elizabeth; w. of Peter, Sr.; b. March 13, 1783; d February 16, 1849

Keiter, Gerhardt; b. September 6, 1768; d. March 1, 1855

Keiter, John, b. April 1, 1803; d. April 1, 1848

Keiter, John; b. November 22, 1763; d. December 16, 1843

Keiter, Joseph; b. August 29, 1807; d. February 14, 1863

Keiter, Mary; w. of Gerhardt; b. September 8, 1812; d. October 8. 1876

Keiter, Peter; b. April 16, 1817; d. June 24, 1878

Keiter, Peter; b. December 16, 1765; d. August 10, 1850

Killinger, Jacob; b. November 3, 1809; d. April 2, 1876

Killinger, Maria; w. of J; b. October 25, 1808; d. July 23, 1876

Laudermilch, Adam, b. January 6, 1787; d. July 8, 1841

Laudermilch, Christina, w. of John H.; b. March 20, 1801; d. December 10, 1875

Laudermilch, John J.; b. December 11, 1791; d. November 3, 1864

Laudermilch, Mary; w. of A.; b. April 9, 1796; d. May 5, 1863

Leitholtn, Verona, Geb. In September, 1703, in dea Schweitz, verschied, d. 15, February, 1772

Lentz, Catharine; w. of G.M.; d. September 27, 1846; aged 79 years

Lentz, George M.; b. November 3, 1757; d. December 22, 1822

Lodge, Mary; w. of W.; b. September 11, 1805; d. April 19, 1860

Lodge, William; d. August 22, 1841; aged 45 years

Martin, Catharine; w. of W.; b. April 9, 1795; d. January 7, 1852

Martin, William; b. April 13, 1793; d. March 20, 1869

Matchett, Magdalena; w. of Geo; b. February 25, 1816; d. May 3, 1872

Matter, Christopher; b. may 5, 1816; d. October 12, 1843

Moyer, Catharine (Wagner); w. of J.; b. February 29, 1795; d. March 5, 1866

Moyer, Henry; a soldier of 1812; b. January 27, 1787; d. January 27, 1875

Noblet, Mary Ann; w. of John; b. September 8, 1793; d. March 10, 1878

Novinger, Hannah; w. of I; b. December 24, 1804; d. April 2, 1875

Novinger, Isaac; b. July 27, 1796; d. March 24, 1858

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

Reisch, Amey; w. of Peter; b. November 17, 1793; d. March 26, 1857

Reisch, Peter; b. June, 1795; d. October 5, 1836

Rineberger, Catharine; w. of H.; b. December 28, 1813; d. August 26, 1879

Rineberger, Henry; b. March 1, 1801; d. March 10, 1881

Rucksecker, Anna in war in der Schweitz geboren in Auugst 1702, verschied 12 February, 1751

Rutter, George; b. September 16, 1764; d. October 15, 1821

Rutter, Isaac; b. December 2, 1789; d. October 15, 1821

Rutter, Joel W.; b. July 14, 1812; d. April 9, 1847

Rutter, Margaret; w. of Geo; b. September 15, 1771; d. December 26, 1852

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

Schweider, Henrich geb. d. 30 April 1722 in der Pfaltz verschied d. 9 January 1767.

Seiler, Charles; b. June 4, 1807; d. February 6, 1869

Seller, Barbara; w. of Jacob; d. of Jacob Frawitz; b. October 10, 1815; d. July, 1855

Seller; Jacob; b. August 25, 1813; d. March 1, 1842

Seophert, Elisabethm geboren 1724 verschied, d. 3 den May, 1795

Sheaffer, Catharine; w. of J.; b. 1774; d. August 27, 1867

Sheaffer, John; b. 1782; d. June 25, 1827

Sheesley, Christopher; b. June 11, 1798; d. June 13, 1867

Sheesley, Lydia (Gilbert); w. of C; b. June 23, 1802; d. April 24, 1863

Shepley, John; b. May 25, 1782; d. June 10, 1866

Shepley, Susannah, w. of J; b. February 24, 1789; d. April 28, 1845

Shott, Philip; b. February 25, 1791; d. June 1, 1854

Shottler, _____ b. January 30, 1800; d. February 27, 1853

Smith, Isaac; d. August 13, 1834; aged 61 years

Smith, Susan; w. of I; d. March, 1830; aged 59 years

Stohler, Anna Maria geboren der 30 April, 1737 verscheid 9 January, 1799

Stohler, Rahel, geboren Friederick gevden, 30 April, 1730, verschied, d. 29 Marz, 1792

Straw, Mary; w. of N; b. January 16, 1764; d. May 15, 1818

Straw, Nicholas; b. August 8, 1769; d. May 26, 1845

Two miles northeast of the town of Halifax, in Dauphin County, is Fetterhoff's Church, under the control of the Lutheran and Reformed Congregation. The following transcripts from the tombstones in the graveyard attached to the church were copied around 1895. (NQ)

Uhrich, Christian; b. May 14, 1798; d. August 12, 1859

Uhrich, Valentine; d. January 1, 1873; aged 75 years

Ummel, Christian; b. March 17, 1809; d. July 11, 1880

Ummel, Isaac; b. June 12, 1772; d. May 30, 1839

Ummel, Molley; w. of I; d. of Jacob Bauman; b. September 12, 1775; d. in her 56th year

Whitman, Sarah; w. of Samuel; b. March 16, 1815; d. September 26, 1868

Wilt, Catharine; w. of Michael; b. March 17, 1781; d. June 21, 1867

Wilvert, Adam; b. December 30, 1796; d. February 6, 1875

Wilvert, Julia; w. of A; b. February 13, 1800; d. April 12, 1862

Zimmerman, Anna M.; w. of C; b. November 10, 1776; d. October 28, 1855

Zimmerman, Christian; b. December 19, 1772; d. January 27, 1837

Zimmerman, Christian; b. October 25, 1799; d. July 15, 1868


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


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