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Cemeteries of Millersville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

7 known burial sites, 5 still exist

Let These Stones Speak, The Lancaster County, Pennsylvania series: Vol 4 - Millersville borough contains tombstone photographs documenting 18,935 indexed individuals buried in Millerville borough within the seven cemeteries documented below.

Volume 4:

Let These Stones Speak: Millersville Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania- Buy it now for $29.95

This CD set contains high resolution photographs of every tombstone in Millersville borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, arranged alphabetically and by location in 7 unique cemeteries.

"Let These Stones Speak" is an interactive visual presentation of each cemetery, tombstone by tombstone. The tombstones are linked together on the CD in the same order they appear in the cemetery, giving the effect of actually walking through the cemetery, visiting the resting places of your ancestors.

The tombstones are also linked through an index, so one may quickly find the name of the individual of interest and click directly to the specified tombstone photograph.

Tombstone photographs may be printed or pasted into your personal genealogy program.

This CD set contains 3,029 unique surnames.

Below is a list of the cemeteries found on Let These Stones Speak, Millersville Borough. The number of documented individuals on the CD for each cemetery is found in parentheses following the cemetery name.

1. Bethany Lutheran Cemetery (36): Most of this cemetery was destroyed during the 1960s to make room for a parking lot. It is marked by a memorial on the south side of W Frederick St, Millersville, which marks the names and dates of the people buried there. Apparently the actual gravestones had been stored in the basement of the church. In 2001 the church was dismantled, and the location of the gravestones at present is uncertain. <see Mapquest map>.

2. Grace United Methodist Cemetery (1,174): This cemetery is situated north of the church at 163 W Frederick St, Millersville. <see Mapquest map>.

3. Herr Family Graveyard (19): This graveyard was rediscovered in the 1990s when the Crossgates Housing Development was being planned. The graveyard has been restored and is in good condition at the north east corner of Murrycross Way and Crestgate Place, Millersville. <see Mapquest map>.

4. Millersville Mennonite Church Cemetery (16,373): This 23 acre site is situated NE of the church at 435 Manor Ave, Millersville, and is the largest cemetery catalogued through Let These Stones Speak to date. <see Mapquest map>.

5. St Paul Lutheran Cemetery (former site) (124): The church stands at 222 N George St, Millersville. The cemetery was once on what is now a vacant grass lot north of E Cottage Ave, just east of N George St. The cemetery was removed in 1954. There is no information on what became of the tombstones. A memorial was placed on the site with the names and dates of the people buried there. <see Mapquest map>.

6. Ziegler Graveyard (former site) (4): Formerly in Lancaster Township, this former site existed near what is now the Millersville International House, 321 Manor Ave, Millersville. Some tombstones from this site were moved to Millersville Mennonite Church Cemetery, 435 Manor Ave, Millersville. <see Mapquest map>.

7. Zion Reformed Cemetery (363): This cemetery is situated directly west of the Zion Church of Millersville (formerly the Zion United Church of Christ) at 317 N George St, Millersville. <see Mapquest map>.

Let These Stones Speak

Volume 4

Millersville Borough, Lancaster Co., Pa. (released March 22, 2005)

7 cemeteries over 12,000 photographs on 4 CDs


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The most common surnames on the Millersville Borough 4 CD set are found below by rank. For all surnames, follow the surname index for the whole Let These Stones Speak series.

1. Herr (353);

2. Miller (351);

3. Shenk/Shank + var. (227);

4. Hess (197);

5. Frey/Fry/Frye (151);

6. Smith (142);

7. Charles (130);

8. Martin (128);

9. Myers/Myer/Mayer/Mayers + var. (121);

10. Kauffman + var. (110)

11. Brubaker (106)

12. Snyder/Schneider + var. (102)

13. Kendig/Kindig (101)

14. Hershey (98)

15. Brown/Browne (94)

16. Stauffer/Stouffer (94)

17. Good (91)

18. Warfel (91)

19. Witmer (91)

20. Fisher + var. (86)

Let These Stones Speak, Volume 4, Millersville Borough, is a necessary research tool if you have interest in the above surnames, the above cemeteries, or have any ancestral or family connections to Millersville Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Please visit the Bookstore in you have interest in adding this CD to your genealogical collection.

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