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Bannerville Church of the Brethren Cemetery


Bannerville, West Beaver Twp., Snyder Co.


Magdalena Shellenberger started a Sunday school in the Bannerville schoolhouse in 1879.  The Dry Valley German Baptist Brethren, now Church of the Brethren, at Maitland provided pastoral support until 1955.  Land was purchased in June, 1891, and the church dedicated Jan. 3, 1892.  The cemetery lot was purchased in 1892 for $40.00.

Source of Inscriptions:

J.J. Steely, (Wagenseller,) 1904.
Finsterbush & Dorothy Kessler, 1993.
Finsterbush, 1993, 1996.
Tom & Kathy Finsterbush, 2001.


© 2003 by Thomas E. Finsterbush. All rights reserved.
Posted Friday, 20-Sep-2013 07:08:05 MDT to Snyder County PAGenWeb by permission of the author.