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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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Anna Metzler # 157699371
Hello Denise~

As I was perusing some online Metzler genealogy and photos, I read of a small child being buried by Jacob and Maria on the family plot later deeded to Metzler Mennonite Church & Cemetery.

Apparently no one ever created a memorial for this little Anna Metzler, so I did. I see you have a fine photo of the Metzler monument. Would you be so kind as to upload it on Anna's memorial # 157699371 if you get a chance? She is even mentioned by name.

Thank you.......Kay (kw)
Added by kw on Feb 01, 2016 2:58 PM
C. Bryan
Ralph Waldo Witwer - - -
I have located by pure chance RWW. He is at Forest Lawn in Long Beach. Please see his memorial. Thanks -cb
Added by C. Bryan on Jan 26, 2016 6:20 PM
Sharon Fulton
RE: Christian Stauffer Memorial
Added by Sharon Fulton on Jan 20, 2016 8:19 AM
Sharon Fulton
Find A Grave Memorial# 139539961 Christian Stauffer
Hello! I was wondering if you would allow me to attach (with appropriate credit given) your headstone photo from this memorial to my tree on Ancestry?

Thanks for considering my request. :)

Added by Sharon Fulton on Jan 19, 2016 6:24 PM
Candy Wood
William & Elmina Duncan
Thanks for your quick edit of William & Elmina Duncan's memorials. And thanks for the work that you put into each memorial.
Added by Candy Wood on Jan 17, 2016 11:04 PM
Jonathan Hellinger
Impossible to keep up with the generous Denise! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Jan 16, 2016 12:59 PM
Isaac Habecker
Stunned, THANK YOU! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Jan 09, 2016 5:21 PM
Peter Adams
You continue to amaze! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Jan 09, 2016 5:17 PM
Rebecca Habecker
New year, same generous Denise! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Jan 09, 2016 2:21 PM
John Miller
Find A Grave Memorial# 63856757
Hi Denise, I noticed you posted a portrait of Ella Buck and I'm wondering if you have connections to the Buck family, or if you have other Buck family photos. Feel free to email me:
Added by John Miller on Jan 08, 2016 6:28 PM
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