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Harry Senft (#46798826)
 member for 10 years, 2 months, 10 days
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Bio Photo Served as family Historian for the Senft Society of America over 30 years and a Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran 1967-1968.

Note: Any duplicate memorials are not intentional. If you find a duplicate memorial that I posted, please let me know.

I'm always glad to receive updates and corrections, and thanks to those who send them.

Please visit my Dad, Harry and Mother, Gertrude Memorials.


York and Adams County, PA Cemetery Pictures

Harry Senft has taken over 282,811 pictures of of headstones, 334 cemeteries in York and Adams counties that are ALL posted online.

(Also,there are some in Cumberland Co., PA, Lancaster Co. PA, and one in Carroll County, MD.)

In conjunction with FamilyHart (aka Don & Jeanine Hartman), Custom Google Maps for each cemetery location have been produced so that the user can easily find the cemetery. An index of the cemeteries listed is also provided by name and by location. In addition, indexing of the actual cemetery picture files with links to the FamilysHart Online Databaseare being compiled. The FamilyHart Online Database contains over 924,000 linked family names, most of which have connections to York and Adams counties. This family database is the most comprehensive and complete listing of York and Adams County names on the Internet. It grows by about 1,000 names per week, and is updated online quarterly.
By The Hartman's
The York County Cemeteries USGenWeb site is a relatively comprehensive site for finding transcriptions and pictures of Tombstones in York County. Many of Harry Senft's pictures (and those of others) are posted here and are indexed by cemetery. Also found here are transcriptions of many cemeteries (some complete and many incomplete.) These transcriptions are valuable as they often include stones that are no longer readable and may not show up on photo images. Also many cemeteries only have transcriptions. Neither this site or the FamilyHart site are all inclusive for burials in York County but used together they provide the most comprehensive record of burials in the county found online.
There are over 345 different cemeteries in the county. Finding the right cemetery is compounded by the fact that many cemeteries have changed names over the years and are now known by different names. A comprehensive list of cemeteries can be found at York County Cemeteries and Locations. This link does not have burials listed but is the most complete listing of all the cemeteries in York County.
Published by Bob Givens
(Updated by Harry Senft)

Note: All pictures from the web links below must have permission to post them on find a grave.

For all those who used my pictures without my permission, please document them or remove them and post no more.

I have found hundreds of my personal undocumented photos copied on FAG and other genealogy sites.

Some members get atta boys for posting my pictures by other members on their profile page without asking for my permission to post them; they have no respect to at least to take the time to credit the person who took them. This is a copyright infringement.

They know who they are; and if they don't stop, I will start publicly posting their names so they can fan mail they really deserve. Because of this kind of copyright abuse, I may stop granting permission altogether.
They are my personal property and not public domain. Even when using public domain photo's they should be be documented.

Can anyone believe that I give I choice to a member to document my pictures or delete them. He reply to me by cruised me out by using the "F' bomb, many times.

Most members have been real respectful and documented my photos that they posted without my permission. To them, I let them keep the photo they posted, unless I have a better photo that I retook.

I hope FAG members understand that taken these photos took over 10 years of hard work, and this is not all about me. I done this for preserving history for the generations to come and to help this generations to find their family members.

When I first stated taken these photos I was only concern about getting the data on the headstone. After years past I started being more concerned about picture quality. There were times I went back and forth many times to cemeteries to get better quality photos and re-done the whole cemetery for that reason.

I seen some members get upset over the dumbest things including myself, we should all work together and be respectful to one other, even when we disagree with each other. Bottom line, we should all in this together for the future generations to come.


Photographs are made available under public license at no charge by Harry Senft for genealogical research only. Public display rights are reserved.

Public display rights are licensed to FamilyHart and Kathy Francis by Harry Senft only for free public access for genealogical research use. This license is non-exclusive but is required for public display. All other rights, use and copyrights are reserved by Harry Senft. Use for commercial gain is strictly prohibited.

Photos are located at these web locations.........

FamilyHart's Harry Senft Cemetery Pictures

The Cemeteries of York County, PA

The Cemeteries of Adams County, PA

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Nancy Leathers
Lucy Ann Hoffman Leathery
Thank you very much for the photo. I really do appreciate it.
Added by Nancy Leathers on Oct 07, 2015 2:46 PM
Harry and Dora Gray
Harry -
Thank you very much for the photograph of Harry and Dora Gray's headstone. Harry and Dora are my great uncle and aunt.
Added by DMG on Oct 07, 2015 5:08 AM
Dunlap & Hoff Photos
Thanks a million for the wonderful photos! I truly appreciate your time.
Added by b2gthr4evr on Oct 05, 2015 9:52 AM
Matt Peeling
Thank you!
Just wanted to thank you for the picture of James C. Peeling's headstone!

Added by Matt Peeling on Oct 05, 2015 9:02 AM
Pamela Cullen Matteson
I Ridinger
Thank you so much for taking the photo I requested.
Added by Pamela Cullen Matteson on Oct 02, 2015 4:34 PM
RE: Jacob E. Gentzler
Added by cigi on Oct 01, 2015 11:43 PM
Erika Hess-Raines
I am Phyllis Hess' granddaughter Erika.. We are related?
Added by Erika Hess-Raines on Oct 01, 2015 1:19 PM
Babylady 3
RE: Harrison Charles Spangler
Thanks for connecting him to his parents. Keep up the good work.
Added by Babylady 3 on Sep 29, 2015 5:00 PM
Levi & Jeanette Kilgore
Thank you for contributing the headstone picture! I am so excited to have found their information, and to see the actual headstone.
Added by Thomas on Sep 27, 2015 6:12 PM
Babylady 3
Dr C. Spangler
I want to thank you so very much for his photo and your time. After reading what you have done over the years you are a treasure we all should respect. I thank you again and look forward to maybe working with you again.
Added by Babylady 3 on Sep 21, 2015 8:52 AM
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