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George E. Adam
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1910, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2002
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA

The front of the stone shows a pig, a cross and a steer. The reverse of the stone has a poem, "Der Butcher Adam", written in Pennslyvania German on the left and in English on the right. George E. Adam was a traditional general farm butcher who was especially known for his prizewinning sausage and scrapple.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Edna E. Reitenauer Adam (1918 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
DER BUTCHER ADAM
NAVA OM BARRICK IN DEM DAHL
DER ADAM DOOT SCHLACHTA.
AR FONKT ON OM SIVVA OOR
NO ISS AR FOTTICH BIS OCHTA.
AR SCHLACHT DU IM BUTCHER SHED
TSWA GROOSA SEI SIN ARRICK FETT.
AR SHEEST SE MIT AR GLAINA FLINT
UN BREED SE GOOT UN BOOTZT SE KSHIVNT.
ES MOOS OLLES REDDY SEI
SE BOOTZA DARREM GRAWD DABEI.
DE BOOVA DOON DE MESSERA SHTALLA
NO DOON SE OLLES BEI POWER MAWLA.
ES ISS SHAY FER. SCHLACHTA SAINA
VOO DE BUTCHER ES GOOT FARSHTAYNA.
DER ADAM MOCHT WARSHT RECHT GOOT
SELL ISS VOSS EN YADERS SUIT.

NEXT TO THE HILL IN THE VALLEY
ADAM IS BUTCHERING.
HE STARTS AT 7:00
THEN HE'S FINISHED BY 8:00.
HE BUTCHERS THERE IN THE BUTCHER SHED
TWO BIG PIGS ARE REALLY FAT.
HE SHOOTS THEM WITH HIS LITTLE GUN
AND SCALDS THEM GOOD AND CLEANS
THEM QUICK.
TESTINES MUST BE READY
THEY CLEAN UP RIGHT AWAY.
THE BOYS SHARPEN THE KNIVES
THEN THEY GRIND EVERYTHING USING
ELECTRICITY.
IT'S NICE TO BE BUTCHERING
WHERE THE BUTCHERS UNDERSTAND IT WELL.
ADAM MAKES REALLY GOOD SAUSAGE
THAT'S WHAT SUITS EVERYBODY.

 
Burial:
Zion Moselem Lutheran Church Cemetery
Moselem
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: AncesTree Sprite
Record added: Mar 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87246299
George E. Adam
Added by: AncesTree Sprite
 
George E. Adam
Added by: AncesTree Sprite
 
George E. Adam
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- AncesTree Sprite
 Added: Mar. 23, 2012
 
 
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