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Denise Witwer Lahr (#47356680)
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Bio Photo Born and raised in Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pa., I now live in Hershey, Pa. I am interested in the Witwer, Leeking, and Eby families.

"The Life and Legacy of Peter Eby of Warwick Township," Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, vol. 26, No. 1, January 2003, pp. 9-17.

"The Witwer Family of Earl Township: Part 1, Hans Wittwer" Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, vol. 26, no. 3, July 2003, pp. 14-23.

"The Witwer Family of Earl Township: Part 2, Michael Witwer" Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, vol. 27, no. 3, July 2004, pp. 18-27.

"The Witwer Family of Earl Township: Part 3, Joseph Witwer" Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, vol. 29, no. 1, January 2006, pp. 14-23.

"The Witwer Family of Earl Township: Part 4, Michael Witwer's Family" Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, vol. 30, no. 3, July 2007, pp. 8-25.

Thomas Witwer Richards, Denise Witwer Lahr, and Sally Miller Atkinson, The Witwer Legacy: Lancaster County Swiss-German Sons and Daughters, (Alexandria, Va.; Global Printing, Inc.: 2010)

The Hannes Eby Death and Burial Record, translated by Carolyn Wenger and annotated by myself, No. 7 of Mennonite Sources and Documents (Lancaster, Pa.:, LMHS, 2010)

I finished computerizing the records of Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Rothsville. To supplement those records, I am trying to make sure that everyone in the cemetery has a Findagrave Memorial, even those without a gravestone, and that each person is linked to his parents. If you can help by providing information, please contact me, and please add personal photos that you may possess.

Most of my memorials are connected to either the families of interest to me, The Hannes Eby Death and Burial Book, or Jerusalem Lutheran Cemetery in Rothsville. I also try to add some of Old Warwick Township's hidden and vulnerable family cemeteries. Before I add a memorial I usually research it extensively.

PLEASE send ideas and corrections, but I am reluctant to transfer any of the foregoing memorials.

However, whenever I visit a newer cemetery I take a few "serendipity" photos. These are gravestones that catch my eye for whatever reason. If you are related, please let me know, and I will transfer them.

And, since this is Find-a-GRAVE, I am loathe to link to "unknown" burials.
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RE: Eleys
I added the photo to Mary Eley's memorial. :)
Added by TammyG on Jul 13, 2015 12:02 PM
John Rhodes
Aaron Kline
Hello Denise,
Thank you for your many contributions to the Brickerville United Lutheran Cemetery database. I wish to report an error that needs corrected. The record for Aaron Kline (1834-1900) lists his parents as George and Mary Kline, however, he was a son of William Kline, a younger brother of this George. This is confirmed in the newspaper obituary for Aaron included on his page.The error is carried through on siblings' pages. Allen and Cyrus Kline were, indeed, sons of George but were not brothers of Aaron. I hope this information is helpful.
John M Rhodes
Added by John Rhodes on Jun 25, 2015 7:48 AM
Holly Cottrell Irvin
R. Orville Durst
Hello Denise,
I uploaded a couple of photos for you of R. Orville Durst's headstone. I believe it is the one you have requested because of the birth and death dates, but I also realize the middle name of Orville was not in your request.
Added by Holly Cottrell Irvin on Jun 08, 2015 12:58 PM
Bill Daugherty
Metzler Photos
Hi Denise,

Thank you for the Daniel and Jacob Metzler photos.

Bill D.
Added by Bill Daugherty on May 26, 2015 3:03 AM
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RE: DeLoss Stabler
Bless You! Brad Undertaker61
Added by Undertaker 61 on May 20, 2015 4:58 PM
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DeLoss Stabler
Hello, I would like to use your photo of Mr. Stabler's grave marker for his wife's memorial; with your permission.
#78410247 in Greenlawn Memorial Park Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Thank you, Brad (Undertaker61)
Added by Undertaker 61 on May 20, 2015 2:45 PM
RE: Emma Shaub Sloan
# 117347022 Edward R Sloan
Added by Elmer on May 06, 2015 6:26 AM
Steven Armstrong
RE: Eby photos
No problem let me know if you need any others. Sorry the one is dirty did not have any water to clean it off I will take another next time I am out there.
Added by Steven Armstrong on May 04, 2015 2:43 PM
Nancy Gibson Lowe
Jacob Ely
Thank you for Jacob's cemetery records. I replaced what I wrote in his memorial for yours.
~ Nancy Lowe
Added by Nancy Gibson Lowe on Apr 23, 2015 7:05 AM
RE: Brainard photos
Yes!!! Spring is finally here. And you are welcome.
Added by RAP on Apr 16, 2015 8:26 PM
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