|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
From the Ranck Family Heritage web site, ranck.org:
Finding the John Philip Ranck Family Cemetery -- From US Route 322 east of Blue Ball in the Village of Fetterville, turn south onto Briartown Road. Briartown Road immediately turns left; DO NOT turn left. Instead, proceed straight into what looks like the entrance to a nursery. This road/lane very shortly turns RIGHT through the fields. 150 or so yards out, the road turns left; INSTEAD, continue straight over a small culvert, and wind between the barn and the house, bear left, and continue along the farm lane another 100 yards or so to the stone-walled cemetery. (Don't worry. If the corn is high, you can't see it until you are there.)
From John P. Ranck, Archivist for the Ranck Family Heritatge Society: "Ranck's (originally Evangelische Kirche, then Evangelical United Brethren, now United Methodist) Church is currently a vibrant congregation. The building is on land that was part of the original John Michael Ranck farm."
"The cemetery is enclosed by a limestone wall. A gate was recently cut into the wall to ease access. A marble tablet memorializing John Philip Ranck is set into the north wall near the gate.
Inscriptions are on the east faces of the stones except for Barbara Ranck Sandoe whose inscription is on the reverse face of the stone bearing the inscription for her husband, Jacob Sandoe. Inscriptions were read by John Philip Ranck (07.94) on 23 June 2004. Uncertain data are shown in red."
The pictures found here, on these pages, of the plaque, the cemetery and individual headstones, are posted here, with permission from the Ranck Family Heritage website. "I" received permission from John P Ranck (archivist for the Ranck Family Heritage website) to post these pictures here on FindAGrave(only) Nov 2010. Please contact their website, if you want to take copies of these pictures, for your own use. Thank You!
[GPS Coordinates: N 40º 06.400' W 76º 00.808' ]
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