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Kitty Pherson (#47551295)
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I have been working on my family tree for about 30 years. There are over 12,000 names in it, with the concentration on the names Bittenbender, Brensinger, Gery (or Geary), Rader (or Roeder)and Reichl. My point of reference centers around Berks and Lehigh counties in Pa., although it branches out, mostly in eastern Pa. I have one missing link...Jacob Bittenbender (born in 1815 and died in 1863) who was married to Sarah Wagner. If you ever find his tombstone or record of death PLEASE PLEASE let me know. I also printed a Bittenbender-Gery volume of my notes and it is available at the Schwenkfelder Library in E. Greenville; I hope to get more updated copies available soon. Always open to new or corrected info. Thanks.
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Wilson? Schankweiler (105305622)
I have add the notes you sent on Nathaniel and Wilson.

Did you want me to go ahead and change the memorial which you believe is Wilson's to reflect his name and birth dates?

Not sure what information you have, but here's what I can tell you. Based on the series of photos I took at the cemetery, the stone for Wilson is next to Nathaniel's. I also show that the stones for Maria (wife of Daniel Schankweiler), Benjamin & Sarah Schankweiler, and Charles Schankweiler are very close by.

Please let me know if you'd like to me to update the memorial with the name and dates you provided.

Added by SMS on Feb 26, 2015 8:21 PM
Larry Thompson
Memorials transferred
I've transferred memorial number 28474303

Added by Larry Thompson on Feb 07, 2015 11:17 AM
debbie porter
RE: Jonathan Carl (80043474)
I did not know my Samuel was a twin till we did more research a few years ago.Samuel(b-May 21 1803)came to Rose Twp Carroll cty ohio in 1837. and lived their the rest of his life. He is buried in Waynesburg cemetery with his wife Catherine. They had 5 children most stayed in Carroll or Stark counties Ohio. Samuel father is George Born Longswamp Becks PA 1754 who is buried in Old Zionsville Cemetery Leigh Cty PA-with other family members. George's father is Theobald-wife Ann Meer-their children all born Longswamp. His sister Anna Barbara married Peter Butz-all buried Longswamp Union Cemetery Mertztown Berks PA. Theobald buried there but no stone- burial info we got when we researched the family. Their parents are Johannes b-1690 and Anna Maria b-1687-lived in Germany. Anna and Theobald came to US in 1739.
Thanks for the message Hope this helped
Added by debbie porter on Jan 18, 2015 3:14 PM
Joan Martindale Roth
RE: Joan Martindale Roth
I do not know who passed away in 2014 but I am alive and well.
Added by Joan Martindale Roth on Jan 06, 2015 12:29 AM
RE: Andrew (Andreas A.) Kriebel photo
Hi Kitty -- Turns out I was wrong - there are 2 separate Schwenkfelder cemeteries (Towamencin and Worcester) that are miles away from each other. I did find many duplicate entries between the cemeteries, so at some point I've got to get that cleared up. If you need to contact Find A Grave, click on the left panel under "Discussion Forums" -- the first topic is about Cemetery Corrections. You have to sign up to post an issue. Don't know if you've tried emailing . Either way, explain the issues and send them links to the cemeteries.
Added by LansdaleLady on Jan 05, 2015 5:11 PM
RE: Andrew (Andreas A.) Kriebel photo
You're welcome! On a warmer day, I'd like to go back and photograph all of the Kriebels - you're right, there's so many! But I did discover a problem -- Find A Grave has a Towamencin Schwenkfelder Cem. and a Worcester Schwenkfelder Cem. listed, and many of the same people are in both. To the eye, it looks like one cemetery with an older section. I'm looking into the issue, to determine if they are still separate or should they all be merged.
Added by LansdaleLady on Jan 01, 2015 8:38 AM
David Reifinger
Mrs. Abraham Treichler's obituary
From the Kutztown Patriot dtd 23 Mar 1917: Mrs. Abraham Treichler died at her residence near Breinigsville, on Saturday, March 17, at 4:20 a.m., aged 69 years, 11 months and 16 days. She was a daughter of Samuel and wife, Kate [nee Diener]. The funeral will be held from her late residence, near Breinigsville, today [Friday], at 9:30 a.m. Further services and interment at Ziegel's Church, Lehigh county. Rev. Keller will officiate. Undertaker J. J. Schofer, of Topton, has charge.
Additional note: All records of J. J. Schofer, DeLong and Trexler, Trexler, Trexler & Hook and Ludwick Funeral Home all of Topton are in the Ludwig Funeral Homes, Inc., Weiss St., Topton office and are accessable with prior notice.
David J. Reifinger
Added by David Reifinger on Dec 17, 2014 2:28 PM
Mike O
Lorish Links
Thanks again Kitty. Mike
Added by Mike O on Nov 06, 2014 2:26 PM
Mike O
Lorish Kuhms Update
Kitty, Thank you for the connections. Mike
Added by Mike O on Nov 06, 2014 3:40 AM
Irwin Rader & Pearl Anderson/Trexler/Moyer
Irwin's obituary has been added, as well as your notes to Pearl's memorial. I updated her memorial accordingly and went ahead and linked her to Harry and Raymond. Let me know if there's anything else!

Added by SMS on Oct 01, 2014 5:31 AM
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