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Manheim Union Burial Grounds
Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania

Lat: 39° 46' 40"N, 76° 53' 53"W

Contributed by Bill Brick, Jun 08, 2004 [chairman@pa.net]. Total records = 37.

From Hanover PA, east on PA Rte. 116 (York St.) 1.5 mi. to PA Rte. 216 (Bloomin Grove Rd.) Right on Rte. 216 3.5 mi. thru Codorus State Park to Blue Hill Rd. Right on Blue Hill Rd. 1 mi. to Landis Rd. Right on Landis Rd. approx. 1/2 mi. Road ends blocked by an iron gate. Proceed down the path past the gate 1/4 mi. to steps on left. follow steps to a clearing with a single monument.

This is a very old cemetery bearing the remains of some early York County pioneers. The original site of the cemetery was threatened by being submeged by backwaters of the creation of Lake Marburg in 1967, so the surviving tombstones were removed and relocated to the current site and a monument placed by the Trustees of the Manheim Union Burial Grounds. The earliest burials were in the late 1780's.

The monument is inscribed with the names of all the individuals buried at the cemetery. The monument is surrounded by the surviving tombstones, seven which are readable.

I walked and read all existing and legible tombstones plus the monument, in June of 2000.

- Bill Brick

Albright, Catharine (Runkle), b. 1786, d. 1853, w/o John Albright
Albright, John, b. 1783, d. 1867
Brodbeck, Susannah, b. 1793, d. 1853
Celf, I. Mark Redia, M.D., d. 1783
Grawak, Conrad, b. 1711, d. 1789
Hering, George, b. 1781, d. 1806
Hering, Johann Heinrich, b. 1732, d. 1801
Hering, Julaine Salome (Miller), b. 1741, d. 1805
Kehlbach, Anna B., b. 1787, d. 1854, w/o Andreas Kehlbach
Klein, Johann Heinrich, b. 1722, d. 1786
Klein, Maria Elizabeth (Batz), b. 1724, d. 1792, w/o Johann Heinrich Klein
Klein, Maria Elizabeth, b. 1789, d. 1792
Kline, John, b. 1751, d. 1798
L. K., (no dates given)
Lauer, Abraham, b. 1777, d. 1834
Lechner, George, b. 1724, d. 1790
M. A. R., 1783 (only date given)
Matter, Anna Maria (Ebersold), b. 1729, d. 1794, w/o George Matter
Matter, George, b. 1724, d. 1796
Mecly, D., 1803 (only date given)
Midlecot, Samuel, 1831 (only date given)
Motter, H., 1803 (only date given)
Motter, Henry, b. 1767, d. 1826
Motter, I., 1803 (only date given)
Motter, L., 1803 (only date given)
Myersw, John, b. 1784, d. 1834
Rabenstine, Jacob, b. 1821, d. 1843
Runkle, Anna Mary (Albright), b. 1728, d. 1821, w/o John Jacob Runkle
Runkle, Catherine (Thoman), b. 1764, d. 1836, w/o Jacob Runkle
Runkle, Jacob, b. 1761, d. 1831
Runkle, John Jacob, b. 1724, d. 1794
Sterner, Nicholas, b. 1776, d. 1851
Sterner, Sarah, b. 1819, d. 1824
Sterner, Susan, b. 1776, d. 1866
Tilger, John Heinrich, b. 1734, d. 1788
Utz, Daniel, b. 1783, d. 1843
Utz, Eve, b. 1800, d. 1868, w/o Daniel Utz

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