Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery

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Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery
Also known as:  Pequea Reformed Church Cemetery

  • Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
    Latitude: 39.93208, Longitude: -76.19861
  • 974 Memorials added (86% photographed)

Zion United Church of Christ of New Providence
900 Winter Hill Road
Strasburg, PA 17579

Previously called Pequea Reformed Church
Formerly a Reformed Church

1758 - Baptismal records begun at "Reformed Congregtion on the Pequea". Meetings were held with the Lutherans at Old Dutch Church
1795/96 - Reformeds built the first stone church on the present site in New Providence.
1796 - Land on which the church was already built was deeded by the Eckman family.
1854 - Name was changed from Pequea to Zion Church
1868 - Second church was built of brick
1928 - Church rebuilt and enlarged

cemetery adjoins the church
started circa 1795

William Frederic Worner included inscriptions from for
this cemetery in Vol. 9 of his Tombstone Inscriptions
from Lancaster Co, PA Graveyards, published in 1942.
Note that those born after 1/1/1900 and children under
19 where not included in this work.

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GPS Coordinates: 39.93208, -76.19861

  • Added: 4 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2256112