Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Sterners in:
 • Jefferson Cemetery
 • Jefferson
 • York County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
John Wesley Sterner
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 1, 1865
Death: Apr. 4, 1924


Died at 6:10 a.m. at Jefferson, York County, Pennsylvania, at the age of 58 years, 6 months, and 3 days.

Buried at Jefferson Cemetery on Monday April 7, 1924. The funeral director was C. O. Goodling of Seven Valleys.

Information from the Pennsylvania Certificate of Death. Date of birth on tombstone is October 3, 1866.
________________________________________

The Evening Sun, Friday April 4, 1924

JOHN W. STERNER

John Wesley Sterner died at his home in Jefferson this morning at 6 o'clock. Death was due to dropsy after an illness of ten weeks.
Mr. Sterner was aged 58 years, six months and three days.
Mr. Sterner was for eighteen years a butcher at Porters Sideling and later for about four years a farmer near Seven Valleys. Lately he had been living retired.
Surviving are his wife, who before marriage was Miss Rosetta Hoff, and eight children as follows: Mrs. W. C. Dubs, Baltimore; Anthony F. Sterner, Baltimore Street; Edgar Sterner, Hanover; Mrs. Charles Brenneman, Strickhousers; Mrs. Roy Jacobs, Jacobs Mills; Mrs. Harry Imhoff and Mrs. John Toot, Hanover, and Mrs. Guy Crist, Jefferson. Fifteen grandchildren also survive.
Mr. Sterner was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sterner.
The funeral will be held on Monday afternoon with services at the United Brethren Church, Jefferson, at 1:30 o'clock. The Rev. J. E. B. Rice will officiate. Interment will be made in the Jefferson Cemetery.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Sterner (1827 - 1910)
  Caroline Glatfelter Sterner (1841 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosetta Hoff Sterner (1865 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Anthony Franklin Sterner (1888 - 1968)*
  Edgar James Sterner (1890 - 1958)*
  Katie Mae Sterner Brenneman (1892 - 1961)*
  Mollie Sterner Jacobs (1894 - 1977)*
  Infant Sterner (1897 - ____)*
  Vertie Sevilla Sterner Imhoff (1899 - 1978)*
  Florence June Sterner Crist (1901 - 1967)*
  Ida Barbara Sterner Toot (1902 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Sterner (1853 - 1915)**
  Jeremiah Sterner (1855 - 1931)**
  Sarah Sterner Asper (1856 - 1952)**
  George Sterner (1858 - 1931)**
  Reuben Sterner (1863 - 1878)*
  John Wesley Sterner (1865 - 1924)
  Henry Sterner (1867 - 1868)*
  Malinda Sterner (1868 - 1869)*
  Franklin Sterner (1869 - 1870)*
  Lucy Ann Sterner Werner (1872 - 1955)*
  Lydia Sterner (1874 - 1885)*
  Leah Sterner Hershey (1879 - 1968)*
  Ellen Sterner Copenheaver (1880 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Married January 17, 1886
 
Burial:
Jefferson Cemetery
Jefferson
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: BARRY MILLER
Record added: Feb 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13277945
John Wesley Sterner
Added by: pamela crouse
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

1st cousin 3 removed
- BARRY MILLER
 Added: May. 10, 2014
In loving memory for family and friends.
- Connie Gilliard
 Added: Feb. 7, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service