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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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"Shenk" you very much ;-)
Added by ProgBase on May 21, 2016 6:42 AM
Preston Kofroth
You are the most generous! :-)
Added by ProgBase on May 14, 2016 7:16 AM
Lyn Miller
RE: OLLIE EVANS/Oakland Cemetery
Hi, yes, the GPS coordinates appear on Find a Grave.
Added by Lyn Miller on May 06, 2016 11:58 AM
CPL Jeffrey Hal Anderson
RE: Amos B. Witwer
Amos Anderson or Amos Woomert? Send questions to my email address
Added by CPL Jeffrey Hal Anderson on Apr 26, 2016 1:35 PM
Mrs. Dissinger
What can we say, thank you AGAIN! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Apr 26, 2016 12:23 PM
Laura Yancey
Thank you so much for Ramon and Samuel's photos!
Added by Laura Yancey on Apr 20, 2016 12:38 PM
w Kreider
Tobias Kreider 1814-1822
Thank you so much for linking him to his parents and for creating his memorial in the first place.
Added by w Kreider on Apr 06, 2016 10:13 PM
Carla Snyder
Lester Mumma
Hello, I saw that you have a memorial for a Man named Lester G. Mumma. I have a account on ancestry and I have a document from Social Security Application Claim Index that has Lester Mumma listed as the Father to Cecelia M. Smeltz. Cecelia's Mother is Angelica J. Smeltz. Angelica J. Smeltz was divorced and died while living in Lititz, PA. I saw that Lester Mumma also died while living in Lititz, PA Was Lester Mumma ever married before he married Norma? Please let me know. Thank you....Carla Snyder
Added by Carla Snyder on Mar 15, 2016 9:40 AM
Franie Dougherty
Even when I'm on vacation, you're still amazing! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Mar 09, 2016 4:50 PM
Sarah Eckert
You are TOO generous, thank you! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Feb 27, 2016 2:41 PM
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