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Betty J. Burdan
Memorial 104049710 Lucinda Schappel
PA Death Certificate
Lucinda F. Shappell
b. May 14, 1857 d. May 26, 1932
widow of Lazarus Shappell daughter of Simon Roth, b. VA and Judith Fenstermacher b. PA
buried Mertztown Cemetery
Reporting: Robert Zettlemoyer

Morning Call, Allentown, PA
May 28, 1032

Schappell, Lucinda F. (nee Roth)
Lucinda F. Schappell, widow of Lazarus Schappell, aged 75 years, 12 days, passed away at her residence near Weiss street, Topton, on Thursday morning. Death was due to complications. She was the daughter of the late Simon and wife Judith (Fenstermacher) Roth. Her husband preceded her in death 17 years. There survive one sister, Mrs. Emma Zettlemoyer, Topton; one brother, Jacob, Lenhartsville. The funeral will be held from her late residence on Monday, May 30, at 1:30 p.m., daylight time. Further services in St. Paulís church, Mertztown. Interment in the adjoining cemetery, Rev. William S. Dry officiating.
Added by Betty J. Burdan on Jan 04, 2017 9:51 AM
Betty J. Burdan
Memorial No 104049735 Lazarus Schappel

According to his death certificate, Lazarus Schappel was the son of Daniel Schappel, Memorial Nol 46985853, and his wife Maria who are also buried at the Mertztown Cemetery. This is also confirmed in Berks County Deed Book 234 page 681, where it says that the survivors of Daniel Schappel were his wife Maria, and 3 children, Llewellyn, Catherine wife of Alvin Fegley, and Lazarus. In this deed the children Llewellyn and Catherine sign their 2/3 interest over to Lazarus.

Betty J. Burdan
Added by Betty J. Burdan on Jan 04, 2017 9:44 AM
Carl Bennett
RE: Daniel & Sallie Ann Kohler
That was very kind of you! Thanks so much.
Happy new year,
Added by Carl Bennett on Jan 01, 2017 7:07 PM
Sonia Young Francisco
RE: Parents of Hazel G Brown Pape
Thanks for checking. I will keep researching documents until I find something definitive.

Sonia Francisco
Added by Sonia Young Francisco on Dec 31, 2016 7:21 AM
Sonia Young Francisco
Parents of Hazel G Brown Pape
I am trying to determine the parents of John H Pape's spouse, Hazel G Pape. Find A Grave memorial #87296615. I have determined from their marriage certificate that her maiden name was Brown. There are only two other Browns buried in this cemetery: Morris Find A Grave memorial#8902447 and Jennie Brown Find A Grave memorial#89024436. As you took all of their headstone photos, do you remember if the Browns's resting place is close to the Papes and/or were there any other markers that may determine whether or not they are Hazel's parents?

Thank you,

Sonia Francisco
Added by Sonia Young Francisco on Dec 30, 2016 10:36 AM
Sonia Young Francisco
Edits for Charles Thees Pape, etc
Thank you so much for responding so quickly to the edits I suggested for the Pape family and for disconnecting Leona as his wife and readding her as a sibling.

Sonia Francisco
Added by Sonia Young Francisco on Dec 23, 2016 9:29 PM
David Helfrich
Photos at St. Paul's Lobachsville
Thank you so much for the photos at St. Paul's, Lobachsville!
Added by David Helfrich on Nov 13, 2016 4:22 AM
RE: Kate & Albert Herbein
Yes, those are the correct parents - thanks so much for making the change!
Added by Anita on Nov 05, 2016 8:19 PM
RE: Kate & Albert Herbein
Yes, those are the correct parents - thanks so much for making the change!
Added by Anita on Nov 05, 2016 8:18 PM
E Hilbert
Sorry about all the edits I've been sending you. I'm working my way through our family tree and a lot are buried in what used to be Christ (Mertz) Lutheran Cemetery in Dryville.
I do appreciate your help with linking and I especially appreciate not having to create the memorials myself. The photos are a great help, too. This latest batch are relatives descended from the Youse (Jaus) line of our family, one that I hadn't explored previously.

Added by E Hilbert on Oct 29, 2016 5:54 AM
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