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Tschantz Cemetery, West Lampeter

 

1742 HIR LICHT BEGRABEN DER ALTE JACOB MILLER GEBURTIG IN TEUTSCHLAND. GEWESEN ER IST GEBOREN DEN 20 ABRILL 1739 SEN GANZES ALTER WAR 76 JAHR, 1 MONAT AND 3 WOCHEN
(Translation: Here lies buried the old Jacob Miller. Born in Germany. He died April 20, 1739. His total age was 76 years, 1 month and 3 weeks.
Note: Jacob Miller was born in Zurich, Switzerland. The German cantons were then considered a part of Germany. He was one of the original pioneer settlers in Lancaster County. He purchased 1,008 acres of land of the original Pequea settlement tract in 1710.)
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HIER LIEGT BEGRABEN DS ALTEN JACOB MILLER'S SOHN. SEINE EHEFRAU WAR MAGDALENA. ER HAT MIT IHR IN DER EHE GELEBT 6 JAHR UND 18 TAGE. ER IS GESTORBEN 4 NOVEMBER 1739. SEIN GANZES ALTER WAR 28 JAHRE, 9 MONATE, 14 TAGE. 1742
(footstone) 1742 WAS GOTT THUT DAS IS WOHL GETHAN.
(Translation: Here lies buried the son of old Jacob Miller. His wife was Magdalen. He was married to her 6 years, 18 days. He died on November 4, 1739. His total age was 28 years, 9 months, 14 days. 1741 (footstone)1741 What God does is well done.)
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HIER LIEGT BEGRABEN BEI BARBARA EHRW DES ALTEN MARTN MELLI SEN EHEFRAU GELEBT 24 JAHR IST GESTORBEN 11 ABRILL 1742.
(Translation: Here lies buried Barbara, wife of the venerable old Martin Mylin. His wife lived 24 years. Dies April 11, 1742)
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HIR LIEGT BEGRABEN DAS UNGEN MARTN MELLN. SEN SOHN MIT NAHMEN MARTN MELLN. SEN ALTER WAR 4 JAHR, 4 WOCHEN. STAAB IN DEN JAHR DEC., 1739.
(Translation: Here lies buried the young Martin Mylin, his son, with the name of Martin Mylin. His age was 4 years, 4 weeks. Died in Decmeber in the years 1739.
Note: Apparently an epidemic occurred in the settlement between 1739 and 1742. Perhaps the stonecutter made all four stones in 1742.)
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Hier Ruhet Johannes Meylin er is gestorben den 3ten September seines Alters 84 Jahre 3 Monat and 20 Tage 1823.
(Translation: Here lies Johannes Mylin. He died on September 3, 1823, aged 84 years, 3 months and 30 days.)
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Zum Andenken Veronica Meylin, ehefrau von John Meylin sines geboren den 20th April 1742 and gestorben den 30ten July 1832 ihren alters 90 Jahr, 3 Monat and 1 Tage.
(Translation: To the memory of Veronica Mylin, wife of John Mylin. She was born April 20, 1742 and died July 30, 1832, aged 90 years, 3 months, and 1 day.
Note: Veronica was a daughter of Pioneer Benedict Eshleman, Sr., of Conestoga) 


Frances Kendig - April 23, 1766 - Nov 25, 1810
Anne, wife - Oct 21, 1757 - Apr 16, 1844
*Ann Kendig born Oct 2-st, 1757 died Apr --, 1844
Jacob Kendig, son of Francis & Anna Kendig - died 1825 (?) age 22 years
Elizabeth, wife of Francis Kendig - died 1835 aged 24 years
*Elizabeth, wife of Francis Kendig died May 2, 18--?
Jacob, son of Francis Kendig - died 1821 age 2 years
*Jacob, son of Francis Kendig died July 23, 1821 age 2 months (dates don't match with Elizabeth)
Amos, son of Francis Kendig - died 1829 age 4 (?) years
*Amos son of Francis Kendig died June 1829 age ? (youth)
Samuel Kendig - died 1835 age 36 years
*Samuel Kendig
Susanna, wife - died 1832 age 32 years
*Susanna, wife of Samuel Kendig died July 16, (1852?) age (32?)
Jacob, son of Samuel Kendig - died 1829 age 11 months
Amanda, dau of Samuel Kendig died 1829 age 3 years
Francis, son of Samuel Kendig - died 1832 age 2 months
*Francis, son of Samuel Kendig, died Feb 27, 1832 age 2m 5d
Samuel Howery - Oct 17 1796 - 1877
Daniel Howery - died 1868 age 43 years
*Daniel Howery
Catharine, wife - Jan 17, 1797 - Nov 24, 1883
*Catharine, wife of Daniel Howery
Joseph Bowman - died 1831 age 54 years 5 mo and 5 days
*died Dec'r 17 A.D. 1831 age 54-5-5
Ann, wife - died Jan 12, 1865 age 83 years
Ann, wife of William (?) - age 43
John Witmer - died Sept 22, 1828 age 74 years
*John Witmer, died Sept 22, 1828 age 71 years 7 mo (slate)
Esther, wife - died Dec 7, 1828 age 59 years
*Esther Witmer diedOct 7, 1828 age 59 - 8 - 22 (slate)
Daniel Keeports - died Sept 30, 1843 age 84 years
*on stone spelled as Keepports
Veronica, wife - died Dec 26, 1851 age 81 years
* Veronica, wife of Daniel Keepports
J B - 1821
David Minnick - Occt 14, 1800 - Apr 27, 1881
*David Minnick
Anna, wife - died Feb 27, 1861 age 41 years
*Anna, wife of David Minnick
David Franklin, son -age 6 mo 17 days
*David Franklin, son of David Minnick
Mary Ann, wife of David Minnich - died June 1, 1836 age 23 years **one of these is wrong
Letitia, daughter of David & Mary Ann Minnich - died 1856 age 19 years
George, son of David & Mary Ann Minnich - died 1841 age 2 years **
Jacob S. Harnish - 187- - 187- (youth)
Phares Harnish - 1870? - 187- (youth)



*Anna Maria, daughter of Henry & Orpha Miller died Sept ----- age 1-5-5
*Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Kendig died July 21, 1836 age 11-11-12