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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.

Publications:
"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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MOtto
Forrester
Thank you for the grave photos.
Added by MOtto on Nov 21, 2014 7:38 AM
Dana Dancy
Mary Baer Memorial# 29889088
Thank you for the info. - With your info. I was able to find her second husband and link them.
Added by Dana Dancy on Nov 20, 2014 3:54 PM
Carol & Pete
Ralph Halligan
Denise, we've updated this memorial. We've left the death date of 1922 in the date field, as that is what is on the stone; and we've added the death information you've supplied in the bio field. Thanks for the info,
Carol & Pete
Added by Carol & Pete on Nov 18, 2014 5:43 AM
Nancy Thompson
Leininger, Wm & Elizabeth
Denise:

Thank you for the gravestone photos for William & Elizabeth (Miller) Leininger. Keep up the great work that you do for FindAGrave.

Nancy
Added by Nancy Thompson on Nov 14, 2014 1:29 PM
Grace
#88855159
Daniel was born in Schwarzwald Wurttemberg, Germany. Died in Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania.
My 5th great grandfather.
Added by Grace on Nov 06, 2014 11:17 AM
Grandmaeceb
RE: Fort photos
You are very welcome! I'm always glad to help. It was a little windy but still a very good day to be walking the cemetery. :)
Added by Grandmaeceb on Nov 02, 2014 5:51 PM
ProgBase
You will never be ...
... kulp-able of failing to support findagrave, thank you! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Nov 01, 2014 8:20 PM
Jack Gilchrist
Anna Weaver Search - Thanks
Thank you for searching for any grave marker for Anna Bressler Weaver (b.1814, d.1831) in the Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery in Lancaster, PA.

Your efforts on behalf of this relative are most appreciated. I have updated my records and her Find A Grave memorial to reflect your findings that the stone no longer exists or was not moved from the Weaver graveyard.
Added by Jack Gilchrist on Oct 28, 2014 5:32 AM
Bill Daugherty
Herr Photos
Hi Denise,

Thank you for the Herr photos.

Bill D.
Added by Bill Daugherty on Oct 27, 2014 4:17 AM
dyo
Christian B. & Elizabeth J. (Zercher) Miller
Many thanks, Denise, for the great tombstone photos!
Added by dyo on Oct 25, 2014 12:21 PM
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