Sanders Family Cemetery
Rt. 104, north of Centreville, Centre Twp., Snyder Co.
"The old homestead of the Sanders family in [Limestone
Township.,] Union county is beautiful for situation, lying along the bank
of Penn's creek, just below the Bridge at Centerville. It has
been in the possession of some member of the family ever since September
26, 1796, when Henry Sanders, Sr.,...came from Cocalico township,
Lancaster county, Penn., to make his home in this section. He was a
blacksmith by trade, and prominent among the early settlers. His
death occurred February 17, 1850, at the age of eighty-two years.
His wife in her maidenhood was Eva Franz, and they reared a family of
eight children, among whom were four sons, viz.; Henry, Jr.,...David,
...John,... and Jacob..." - Commemorative Biographical Record of
, p. 967.
Sources of Inscriptions:
Tom & Kathy Finsterbush, 18 March 2001.
© 2003 by Thomas E. Finsterbush. All rights reserved.
- Jordan, Adam, June 18, 1816-July 2, 1821; 5 y., 15 d. Luke
- M., C., 1814.
- Sanders, Eva, w/o H., Oct. 28, 1768-June 19, 1847; 78 y., 7 m., 21
- Sanders, Henry, Sen., Aug. 24, 1768-Feb. 17, 1850; 81 y., 5 m., 21
- Wales, John, Oct. 28, 1822; 9 hrs. "Her lyeth the body
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