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Burial Ledger. .Lancaster and Dauphin Counties of Pennsylvania.1894-1899
Burial Ledger. .Lancaster and Dauphin Counties of Pennsylvania.1894-1899


 
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Price: $125.00

Product Code: 20200572

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A burial ledger, kept by an unknown individual, of the deaths of residents of the Lancaster and Dauphin Counties in Pennsylvania between 1894 and 1899. The ledger lists approximately 600 individuals' name, place they lived, burial date, burial location, and age at time of death. At times there is additional information, like who the person was related to. Below are a few entries from the ledger: "David Bernes [Barnes] of Manheim got burried [sic] at Hernleys Meeting House, May 8 [1896], age 90 yrs." "Harry Witman got burried [sic] at Church Oct. 11 [1896], age 35." "Child of Beny Weaver got burried [sic] Feb. 24 [1898] in the Reformed Churchyard, Campbellstown." "Henry Harmany got burried [sic] at Mt. Timmel Cemetery, died at County Hospital, age 69 years.   The ledger itself is a Globe Composition Book, which on the front cover has an illustration of a globe. 24 leaves; completed on both sides. Measures 8 1/4" x 7 3/4".