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G Frick
RE: Hunsbergers at Groffdale
Thanks for the correction. Susanna's maiden name was Horst.
Sources: The Hunsbergers Vol II 1995 book p. 1069
and also Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society has this info online:
M, b. ? 27 JAN 1814, d. 16 May 1864
Father* David HUNSBERGER b. 12 Nov 1781, d. ? 29 AUG 1853

Mother* Mary HORST b. 12 Apr 1782, d. ? 28 SEP 1848

Christian HUNSBERGER was born ? 27 JAN 1814 at Lancaster Co., PA. He was Mennonite. He
-Abraham and Fannie are probably his grandparents, not his parents!
-no Herald of Truth obituary for him or his wife. He was farmer. He was buried at Groffdale (Brick) Menn. Cem., W. Earl Twp., Lanc. Co., PA. He married Susanna HORST, daughter of John HORST and Esther SHIRK. Christian HUNSBERGER died on 16 May 1864 at Lancaster Co., PA; stone: 50y3m19d.
Family Susanna HORST b. 4 Jun 1814, d. 23 Sep 1880

Children o Hettie A. HUNSBERGER b. ? 16 JUL 1844, d. 8 Apr 1864
o David H. HUNSBERGER b. ? 4 NOV 1838, d. 13 Mar 1864

Susanna HORST
F, b. 4 June 1814, d. 23 September 1880

The Hunsberger book lists over 30 Christian Hunsbergers (and it's various spellings)
G. Frick
Added by G Frick on May 13, 2012 10:47 AM
Margaret Gunn
RE: Benjamin Huntsberger
Hi, The information on his parents is on Wayne Co., Ohio death certificate #27366. Ohio death certificates are online at You might have to register for that site but it is a free website. A short obituary for Benjamin is online at If you need more info or help, feel free to let me know.

Added by Margaret Gunn on Apr 21, 2012 8:56 PM

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