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Reifinger (#47336023)
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I first started taking pictures of graves of only my relatives. I would return home do a little more research and discover that I missed a few. So out I would go to take a few more photos and the same thing would occur again. After my 3rd trip to the cemetery I decided I would just photograph the whole cemetery.

I try and do a little research on each of the stones that I photograph, using various resources. I use other people's trees for clues then try and prove those clues with documental evidence such as obituaries, census data or other records. It's a very enjoyable experience.

At first I also created a tree on Ancestry and was uploading the tombstone photograph's there as well but it became too labor intensive so now I only upload my relatives there. If you are would like to use my photographs for your family or upload them else where please do so. A link back to find a grave along with credit would be greatly appreciated. If you wish to use my photographs in a for profit venture please obtain written permission to do so.

My primary areas of interest for my own family lines are the names: Reifinger, Latshaw, Stufflet/Stofflet, Schlegel, Bower, Eck, Mertz, Day, Christman, Bock, Bennicoff, and Gruber in Berks, Pennsylvania, USA; Haney, Van Buskirk, Heller, Mills/Mill, Starner, Weiss, Hofner/Hoffner, Fetherman, Coslar, Sandt, Price, Houser, Werkheiser, and Brong in Monroe, Pennsylvania, USA.

I'm willing to transfer out of guidelines. If you are interested in doing more work on any of mine feel free to ask. Just take good care of each individual out of respect for their memory. If it is a relative of mine it may involve a little more discussion.
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Steven J Hoffner
Thank you!
Thank you for adding the headstone photos of my family and there info. Much appreciated :)
Fond thoughts and Blessings Steven Hoffner
Added by Steven J Hoffner on Feb 04, 2016 2:24 PM
Glenn Koch
uld it be possible to merge the following, and/or move them to the Lehighton Cemetery. They are currently showing on the Gnaden Huetten Cemetery, which is the adjoining Cemetery to the south. Thank You! 85694538, 85694615, 85695255. They are my Grandparents and an Aunt and I would like to make all the relationships align with where they are actually buried.
Added by Glenn Koch on Dec 17, 2015 3:03 PM
bonnie sterling groff
Please contact me at so I can send you 5 photos I have taken of the Latshaw tombstone (Angelina and Daniel)
Added by bonnie sterling groff on Nov 28, 2015 12:00 PM
Elise Higginbottom
Johannes Brausz Zion Union
Johannes Brausz/Brauss/Brause,buried in Zion Union is my ggg grandfather. I was wondering if you are related in any way. Thanks,

Added by Elise Higginbottom on Oct 27, 2015 5:34 PM
Mike O
Latshaw in Morris Cemetery
Hi Reif, How are you? I would like to know why you feel that the Latshaw's that you posted and requested a pic for are in Morris Cemetery. I have been trying to get these requests cleared up and there were no burials in the pre 1860's that are recorded. I don't want to try and locate stones that just aren't there. I have never seen ones earlier that 1860 and I go there a great deal. Thanks for any clarification. Mike
Added by Mike O on Sep 25, 2015 3:25 PM
Peggy Spengler-Moser
Find A Grave Memorial# 21346312
How are you related to Eleanor Bruch?
Find A Grave Memorial# 21346312
Added by Peggy Spengler-Moser on Sep 03, 2015 6:43 PM
Transfer of a page?
Hey. :) I was wondering if it would be okay if you could transfer the page for Jennie Pensyl Roth (63253915) to me? She was my great grandma who I was named after. Thanks in advance! :)
Added by x_Butterfly_x on Aug 25, 2015 12:02 PM
Michael Pengelly
Reifinger Frederick
Mr Reifinger:
I am researching the reifinger family as my father's mother was a Reifinger. I have been successful searching back as far as 1750 (Frederick) but have had no luck with his origin or place of death. .Most of the successive family was either Montgomery or Chester Co. One generation lived near Chalfont.
Would love to hear if you have found any more info. There are Reifingers in Berks Co who are distantly related.
My email is Thanks < Mike
Added by Michael Pengelly on Aug 15, 2015 3:24 PM
request to use photo
Henry Setzer
Mt.Zion Cemetery, Sciota, PA.
Would like to use your photos/info
on my Setzer family in my genealogy.
Please write me:
Janet Hudgens
Pueblo, Colorado
Added by JPK on Aug 01, 2015 6:05 AM
Richard Johnson
Memorial number 67415310 Sorry!
Added by RHildebrand on Jun 24, 2015 2:04 PM
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