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 Raders Lutheran Church Cemetery  - Section 1 Page 5

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Sec

Row

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

001

034

Kern

Johanness

 

23 JAN 1815

Jo----s Kern/ist gestorben/den 23 Janu---/1815-----/18 hi?

Illegible German sandstone marker

 

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034

Bowman

John

1 Dec 1782

16 Nov 1871

Aged 88y 11m 15d

A precious one from us is gone, a voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled."

 

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Bowman

Catharine

 

9 Nov 1863

Aged 82y 8m 6d; w/John; "Farewell Mother thou hath left us,/here thy loss we deeply feel./But is God that hath bereft us,/he can all our sorrows heal."

 

 

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Bowman

John

 

7 Mar 1816

Aged 65y 7m 18d

 

 

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Kern

Barbara

 

31 DEC 1812

24y 7m 21d; "Hir ruht/Barbara Kern(Kass?)/---gestor/ben den 31/ December 1812/ir alt der/24 Jar 7 mo/21 dag"

Illegible German sandstone marker

 

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034

May

Mary Catharine

21 Jan 1824

4 Jul 1898

aged 74y 5m 10d; "Mother"

 

 

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May

Strother

17 Jan 1821

30 Apr 1898

aged 77y 3m 13d; "Father"; "Tho' lost to sight, to memory dear"

large gap between this and previous stone

 

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034

Brock

Godfrey

5 Dec 1841

22 Mar 1896

aged 54y 3m 17d

 

 

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034

Brock

Elizabeth A.

12 Sep 1838

23 Jul 1909

aged 70y 10m 11d; w/Godfrey

 

 

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Ashbey

Richard W.

20 Jun 1828

17 Jan 1904

aged 75y 6m 27d

 

 

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Ashley

Mary C.

22 Apr 1840

5 Feb 1925

aged 84y 9m 13d; w/R.W.

 

 

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Bowman

Mary M.

 

3 Dec 1835

Aged 80y 1m 3d; w/John

 

 

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035

Muller

Maria

 

11 JAN? ????

Hir ruhe/Maria Mul/ler ist gestor/ben den jen/ner 11 -- alt/der - jar

Illegible sandstone marker; German; laying on ground face up

 

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035

Unknown

Catharine

 

? APR 1819

20?y 3?m 3d; "Her --/Catharine/?nemin?ter/storben den/? Abril 1819/jar alter 20?/3(or 8) mo ?? 3 d"

Illegible sandstone marker; German

 

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035

May

Martha Virginia

 

12 APR ?

aged 2--(stone broken)

Not previously recorded-stone lying on ground-not sure if actual grave located here (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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Miller

Mathias

1744

1806

 

 

 

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Miller

Philip

 

13 Apr 1815

Aged 32y 8m 11d; "Father"

 

 

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035

Knupp

Mary

 

27 Feb 1854

Aged 62y 13d

 

 

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036

Bushong

Elisabeth

22 Mar 1790

27 Dec 1855

aged 65y 9m 5d; "Born in Cumberland County, Penn."

 

 

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Bowers

Margaret

17 Dec 1809

20 Jul 1897

aged 8-y 7m 3d; "Mother"; "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"

 

 

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036

Crest

Sarah A.

1850

1924

 

footstone only

 

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036

Arehart

William J.

 

14 Aug 1912

Aged 52y 4m; "His trust is in God"

 

 

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Arehart

Lydia E.

18 May 1861

29 Jun 1933

w/W.J.

 

 

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036

Bowers

Emma E.

 

30 Dec 1873

Aged 4y 9m 13d; d/Wm. F. & Mary E.

 

 

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036

Brack

William F.

9 Apr 1871

6 May 1872

 

worn

 

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036

Bowman

Moses

2 Jun 1812

2 Feb 1876

aged 63y 8d

 

 

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Bowman

Catharine

 

17 Jan 1862

Aged 48y 3m 4d; w/Moses

 

 

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Bowers

George

28 Mar 1845

31 Jan 1862

aged 16y 10m 3d

worn

 

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Tussing

Luther Michael

 

18 Oct 1860

Aged 1y 1m 28d; s/Moses & Cath.

worn

 

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036

Tussing

Catharine

 

27 Apr 1880

Aged 35y 4m; w/Moses

verse worn & illegible; John Wayland records show age 55y 4m 0d

 

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Tussing

Moses

 

23 Dec 1874

Aged 34y 3m 24d

John Wayland records show age 54y 3m 24d

 

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Wise

John

 

30 MAR 1856

aged 70y

 

 

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036

Tussing

Martha Jane

22 Aug 1850

21 Nov 1909

aged 59y 2m 29d; "Sister"

 

 

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Bowers

Malinda

23 Nov 1833

19 Jun 1910

aged 76y 6m 26d; "Sister"; "A dear one is gone but not forgotten"

 

 

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Shafer

Barbara

 

31 Jan 1867

Aged 82y 1m 12d

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; record by John Wayland shows died at Paxton, Illinois

 

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036

Shafer

Peter

4 Oct 1780

2 Mar 1856

Blessed are the dead which die in the/Lord for they rest from their labours/and their works do follow them

 

 

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036

Shafer

Leana

20 Mar 1831

18 Apr 1875

aged 44y 28d

face up on ground behind Peter Shafer; footstone "L.S."

 

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036

Bowers

Shem

25 May 1805

24 Sep 1859

aged 54y 3m 20d

worn

 

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037

Orbaugh

Dollie E.

1851

1938

aged 87y; d/Isaac & M.J.

 

 

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037

Orebaugh

Isaac

29 Jun 1829

6 Dec 1910

aged 81y 5m 7d; "There are no partings in heaven"

 

 

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037

May

Elizabeth

1 Nov 1817

5 Apr 1893

aged 75y 5m 4d; w/Jacob; "Through which fribulation, she colored the kingdom"

 

 

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037

May

Martha Ellen

7 Jul 1862

18 Sep 1923

d/Jacob & Elizabeth

laying face up

 

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037

Pence

Infant

 

31 Jan 1863

Aged 14d; d/Sylvanus & Anna

laying on Ellenora Pense; "L? Jordan" at bottom of stone

 

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037

Pense

Ellenora

10 Apr 1856

2 Feb 1880

aged 23y 9m 22d; d/S.P. & A.

 

 

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037

May

Jacob

6 Mar 1814

16 Mar 1898

aged 84y 10d; "Our Father"

 

 

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037

Orebaugh

Mattie Jane

 

21 Sep 1902

aged ca 71y; w/Isaac; "Our Mother"; "Not forgotten"

 

 

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038

Neff

Washington

2 Oct 1828

1 Sep 1864

Aged 35y 10m 29d; Co. H 12th Va Rosser's Brigade C.S.A.

 

 

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038

Derrow

Sallie R.A.

 

8 FEB 1885

aged 7y 10m 29dd/Henry J & Mary S

Not previously recorded-stone lying on ground-not sure if actual grave located here (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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Orebaugh

Lydia C. A.

1 Jun 1870

26 Mar 1909

aged 88y 9m 25d; d/Isaac & Mattie J.

 

 

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Orebaugh

Christian Manasses

8 Mar 1861

23 Feb 1897

aged 35y 11m 13d; s/Isaac & Mattie J.; "Mark the perfect man and behold/ the upright;the end of that man is peace. Psa 37"

 

 

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038

Orebaugh

Joseph

 

15 Jul 1877

Aged 2m 12d; s/Isaac & Mattie J; "Go to thy rest dear brother/go to thy dreamless bed/gentle and undefled?/With blessings on my head"

.

 

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038

Orebaugh

Infant

 

19 Jul 1898

Aged 2m 9d;s/E. J. & Frances

laying face up & broken

 

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038

Gordon

Susan

 

29 Mar 1895

Aged 46y 4m 18d; "Rest in peace thou gentle spirit/farewell above/souls? with God inherit life and love"

 

 

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038

Dingledine

Adam

30 Jun 1831

19 May 1864

Aged 32y 10m 20d

comments on bottom of stone illegible

 

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038

Dingledine

Mary M.

17 Jul 1805

22 Jun 1873

Aged 67y 11m 5d; "consort of B Dingledine"

verse illegible

 

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038

Dingledine

Infant

 

15 Feb 1894

Aged 8d; (infant) d/Jacob & Sallie; "Budded on earth is bloom in heaven"

 

 

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Dingledine

Balser

 

30 Jan 1862

Aged 69y 4m 8d; "Our Father"; "Did I not bid on children or/yet when I call them home,/My Words have led your souls"

 

 

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038

Simmers

Thomas Elmer

8 Aug 1876

18 Jan 1904

Aged 27y 5m 10d; "Farewell my wife and child my all, From you a father christ doth call,/Mourn not for me it is vain/to call me to your sight again"

 

 

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Orebaugh

Elma Tate

1861

1936

 

 

 

001

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Brock

Michael F.

6 Apr 1835

17 May 1907

aged 72y 1m 1d

C.E.Miller at bottom of stone

 

001

039

Orebaugh

Jacob A.

1865

1944

at rest

 

 

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Brock

Margaret

14 Jun 1837

21 Nov 1900

63y 5m 7d; w/Michael F.; "Though lost to sight-to memory dear/Thou ever will remain./One only hope our hearts doth cheer/The hope to meet again."

 

 

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039

Albert

Polly

 

5 Sep 1884

ca 100 to 110 yrs

 

 

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040

Fowler

Leannah

 

19 Jan 1893

Aged 72y 5m 11d; w/Morris

stone sunk into ground & broken

 

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Fowler

Maurice

20 May 1807

18 Nov 1879

Aged 72y 5m 28d

 

 

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Ritchie

Peter

21 Jan 1814

10 Sep 1891

departed this life; Aged 77y 7m 19d; "To live in Christ is rite indeed./And so to die is vain;/Since by death my soul is freed/from sins and endless pain."

 

 

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041

Ritchey

John

 

14 Dec 1860

Aged 94y 8d

broken and laying face up next to Peter Ritchie

 

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Gordon

Andrew J.

 

12 Jan 1900

Aged 30y 2m 18d; s/Wm. & Susan; "Our Brother"

 

 

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Miller

Samuel

1807

1871

 

appears to be new stone-was recorded as illegible wood slab marker by Swank in 1967

 

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Miller

Mary

1813

1862

 

appears to be new stone-was recorded as illegible wood slab marker by Swank in 1967

 

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Neff

Mary Jane

 

12 AUG 1859

aged 3y 1m 18d; d/L.G.H.

A. Funk at bottom of stone; Not previously recorded-in front of pile at northwest fence corner-stone lying on ground-not sure if actual grave located here (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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041

Ritchie

Susannah

 

29 Mar 1871

Aged 91y 7m 9d; w/John

 

 

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Ritchie

Mary

15 Apr 1821

21 Mar 1901

Aged 79y 11m 6d; w/Peter; "Although she sleeps/her memory doth live/and cheering for God/to live more again?"

difficult to tell if birthdate is 5 or 15, 1 may be middle initial "L" ("L. 5" or 15")

 

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042

May

Sarah Emily

 

5 Mar 1855

Aged 3y 7m 22d

Lying along fence; recorded by Swank in 1967

 

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042

Mueller (?)

Katarina

 

23 Aug 1805

Aged 2wk 8d

Lying along fence; no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

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042

Pence

George B.

 

7 Aug 1864

Aged 7y 11m 21d; s/Samuel & Phoebe

Lying along fence; recorded by Swank in 1967

 

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042

Bowman

Infant

9 Dec 1855

9 Dec 1855

s/John & Catherine

Lying along fence;recorded by Swank in 1967

 

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043

Coffman

Lea

 

Sep 1844

 

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; There were 3 illegible sandstone markers & this may be one of them. (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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043

Radar ?

John ?

 

27 Sep 1818?

 

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; There were 3 illegible sandstone markers & this may be one of them. (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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043

Nehfn?

Katharine

 

9 Apr ?

Age 52y 2m

No visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; There were 3 illegible sandstone markers & this may be one of them. (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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043

Ashenfelter

Henry A.

11 Aug 1810 ?

13 May 1862 ?

s/John & Mary A.

No visible marker-recorded By John Wayland in 1930s with his note-on a wooden slab & very indistinct.

 

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043

Branner

John

 

27 Jul 1835

aged 2y 1m 11d

No visible marker-recorded by John Wayland in 1930s with note-The eminent John Casper Branner of California & Brazil was of this family.

 

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044

Unknown

 

 

? ? 187-

aged 60y 12d; "erected by his friends"

Not previously recorded-top of stone broken at top-laying in pile at northwest fence corner-not sure where actually grave located (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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044

Bowman

George

 

29 APR 1850

aged 70y 3m 2d

Duplicate marker for George Bowman (Sec 1 Row 16 Grave 10)-different style, in good condition, standing up, base intact, located at pile near northwest fence corner (Mary L. Bowman 2004)

 

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044

Unknown

 

 

 

 

sandstone in German-partially visible at bottom of pile near northwest fence corner

 

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Minich

Catarina

 

18 JAN? 1815

35y 2m 24d; "Hir ruht/Catarina Min/ich gestorben/den/18 Jenne?/1815 ar? alter/35jar 2mo 24d"

German written stone laying against south fence replaced by new English stone in Sec 1 Row 30 Grave 11 (Catharine Minnick)

 

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