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Old Graveyard and Two Cemeteries
Bernville, Berks County, Pennsylvania

This listing was contributed by Steve Paul Johnson [steve@cleardigitalmedia.com].  Total records = 162.

 

INSCRIPTIONS from the tombstones in the burial grounds at BERNVILLE, Berks County, Pennsylvania,
of those persons born prior to the year 1801 (including a few special cases showing persons
born several years later), arranged alphabetically for convenient reference, which arrangement
includes reference to the maiden names of married women where found.
ALBRECHT,           ELIZABETH           see Jacob Kaufman
BABB,               DANIEL              b. Jan'y 29, 1795; d. Jan'y 6, 1860; m. Sara Gottschall,
                                        in 1816; b. Jan'y 15, 1797; did Jan'y 11, 1874; 4 s. & 4 dau.
BACKENTOSS,         CATHERINE           b. Feb 3, 1799; d. July 24, 1822; m. David
                                        Haag; 2 s. & 1 dau.
BATTEICHER,         JACOB               b. July 18, 1769; d. April 13, 1853; m. in 1794
                                        Barbara Mauntz, b. March 8, 1776; d. Aug 21, 1837; 4 s. & 4 dau.
BATTEIGER,          JOHN                b. April 5, 1795; d. Aug 27, 1858; s. of Jacob;
                                        m. Margaret Haag; 8 children.
BECK,               ELIZABETH           b. June 1, 1767; d. May 14, 1838; m. Micheal
                                        Scheet (Shade)
BELLMAN,            GEORGE              b. Oct. 28, 1739; d. Feb. 2, 1813.
BERTRAM,            FREDERICK           b. March 25, 1789; d. Dec. 4, 1853.
BOHN,               CHRISTINA           see David Borky and Jacob Riegel.
BORKY,              DAVID               born April 15, 1795; d. June 14, 1864; m. (1) Catharine
                                        Schlappig, and (2) Christina Bohn
BOYER,              SYBILLA             see Henry Fiblert.
BRAUN,              CATHARINE           see Michael Schedt.
BRECHT,             BARBARA             see philip Filbert and John Michael Geis.
BRECHT,             CATHARINE           see Philip Filbert and
BRICKER,            ENOCH               b. Dec. 17, 1803; d. April 8, 1835; m. in 1830 Sara
                                        Seyler; 2 sons.
BRIGHT,             PETER               b. Oct. 6, 1793; d. May 26, 1877; m. Maria Magdalena
                                        Stamm, b. March 4, 1797; d. April 23, 1874
BROCKWAY,           EDWIN H.            b. in Exeter, Otsego Do., N.Y., July 2, 1801;
                                        d. Jan'y 19, 1858.
BROSSMAN,           ANNA                see Benjamin Kershner.
BROSMAN,            CATHARINE           see Peter Fuchs.
BROSSMAN,           JOHN                b. Aug 9, 1768; d. April 10, 1830; m. (1) Anna Barbara
                                        Hack, b. Feb. 26, 1772; d. May 27, 1803; and (2) Anna M. Magdalena
                                        Fiegel, b. March 31, 1778; d. May 20, 1864.
CHRIST,             ISAAC               see Margaret Mennig.
CLASS,              DANIEL              see Catharine Henne.
CLASS,              SARAH               see Philip Greim.
CONRAD,             ANNA MAGDALENA      b. Dec. 2, 1785; d. Jan'y 27, 1858; m. John
                                        Wagner.
DEININGER,          IMMANUEL            & w. JOHANNA HELENA, parents of s. Immanuel b. in
                                        1826, d. in 1827 & buried in old graveyard, a small marble tomb-
                                        stone showing near top a wagon mounted with hay ladders, indicating
                                        cause of death of child.
DERR,               MARIA MAGDALENA     see John Haag.
DITZLER?,           MARIA MAGDALENA     see John Haag.
DITZLER,            JACOB               see Maria Mennig.
DUNDOR?,            MARGARET            B. May 14, 1788; d. Jan'y 12, 1853; m. John Klein.
FIEGEL,             ANNA M.             see John Brossman
FIEGEL,             MELICHOR            b. July--, 1754; d. July 26, 1822.
FILBERT,            DANIEL              b. Nov. 9, 1799; d. Sept. 27, 1868; m. (1) Margaret
                                        (or Rebecca) Miller, b. Nov. 12, 1798; d. Sept. 24, 1837; and (2)
                                        Elizabeth Klein, b. April 8, 1805; d. Aug. 16, 1880.
FILBERT,            M. ELIZABETH        b. April 8, 1774; d. Nov. 7, 1791.
FILBERT,            E. MARIA            b. Oct. 28, 1747; d. May 12, 1793
FILBERT,            HENRY               b. April 9, 1775; d. April 27, 1850; m. Sybilla Boyer,
                                        b. March 22, 1780; d. Dec. 2, 1866.
FILBERT,            PETER               b. Dec. 7, 1782; d. June 13, 1793.
FILBERT,            PHILIP              b. Nov. 8, 1770; d. Feb 23, 1829; m. (1) Catharine
                                        Brecht, and (2) Barbara Brecht; 2 children with 1st wife and 5
                                        with 2d; "Friedensrichter" from April 14, 1819, to death.
FILBERT,            JOHN PHILIP         b. Dec. 7, 1743; d. Aug. 30, 1817.
FILBERT,                                see also Philbert.
FISCHER,            CATHARINE           see Henry Greim.
FREYBERGER,         CATHARINE           b. Dec. 5, 1781; d. March 21, 1871; m. Henry
                                        Haag.
FOX,                ELIZABETH           see John Haas.
FUCHS,              JOHN MICHAEL        b. in Germany Jan'y 9, 1749; d. March 3, 1815.
FUCHS,              MICHAEL             (perhaps same as John Michael); m. Anna Margaret----,
                                        b. Dec. 9, 1760; d. June 27, 1843.
FUCHS,              PETER               b. Feb. 6, 1791; d. Feb 20, 1863; m. Catharine Brosman,
                                        b. Oct. 26, 1797; d. April 9, 1857.
GAUKLI,             MARIA MAGDALENA     see Albrecht Strauss.
GEISS,              CHRISTINA           see Abraham Greim.
GEIS,               JOHN                b. July 4, 1788; d. Feb. 7, 1868; m. Magdalena Umbenhauer,
                                        b. Sept 25, 1791; d. Nov. 6, 1864.
GEISS,              JOHN GEORGE         erroneously shown on his wife's tombstone for
                                        George Adam Geiss.
GEISS,              GEORGE ADAM         b. June 4, 1725; d. June 29, 1784; m. Anna Barbara
                                        Haag, b. July 31, 1738; d. Aug. 17, 1814; 6 s. & 5 dau.
GEIS,               JOHN MICHAEL        b. Jan'y 12, 1762; d. Dec. 18, 1822; m. Barbara
                                        Brecht, b. March 7, 1765; d. March 18, 1821.
GEIS,               SARAH               see Matthias Staudt.
GIESEMAN,           JOHN GEORGE         b. Feb.--, 1754; d. March 9, 1810; m. Catharine
                                        Wagener; 5 s. & 5 dau.
GOEPFERT,           ELIZABETH           see Rev. George Mennig.
GOTSCHALL,          JOHN NICOLAUS       b. April 26, 1780; d. Aug. 27, 1850; s. of
                                        Christoph Gotschall & w. Anna Elizabeth; m. Elizabeth Witman, b.
                                        Nov. 9, 1780; d. Feb. 7, 1843.
GOTTSCHALL,         LEONHARD            b. May--, 1757; d. April 2, 1835.
GOTTSCHALL,         SARA                see Daniel Babb.
GREIM,              ABRAHAM             b. Jan'y 21, 1760; d. Aug. 6, 1836; m. Christina Geiss,
                                        b. Jan'y 13, 1768; d. Nov 27, 1837.
GREIM,              ANNA MARIA          b. may 9, 1777; d. Aug. 4, 1837; m. John Haas.
GREIM,              CATHARINE           see John William Strauss.
GREIM,              HENRY               b. March 15, 1808; d. July 31, 1862; m. Catharine Fischer,
                                        b. Feb. 12, 1801; d. Feb. 26, 1856.
GREIM,              JOHN                b. Sept. 12, 1791; d. May 8, 1864; m. Sarah Wertman, b.
                                        Feb. 9, 1798; d. May 21, 1847; 1 s. & 1 dau.
GREIM,              PHILIP              b. April 29, 1793; d. May 7, 1874; m. Sarah Class, b.
                                        Aug. 26, 1798; d. May 1, 1866.
GRUBER,             ABRAHAM             b. Oct. 25, 1775; d. May 30, 1776; s. of Christian
                                        Gruber of Henry.
GRUBER,             CHRISTIAN           b. Oct. 18, 1712; d. Nov 14, 1781; m. Anna Kunigunda,
                                        in 1742; (dau. of Martin Stuep, now Stupp, & w. Anna Catharine Schultz).
                                        b. Dec. 21, 1712; d. May 30, 1799.
GRUBER,             JOHN ADAM           b. April 11, 1752; d. Sept. 27, 1781; s. of Chrisian.
GRUBER,             MARIA CATHARINE     b. Dec. 24, 1749; d. Dec. 26, 1796; m. a Mr.
                                        Zuber; dau. of Christian Gruber.
GRUBER,             SUSANNA             b. Aug 22, 1746, d. Feb 26, 1803; dau. of Christian
                                        Gruber; m. Matthias Schmidt, now Smith.
HAAG,               ANNA BARBARA        see George Adam Geiss.
HAAG,               CATHARINE           see John Michael Henn.
HAAG,               CHRISTINA           b. May 17, 1769; d. June 23, 1843; wife of John Haag.
HAAG,               DAVID               see Catharine Backenstoss.
HAAG,               GEORGE              see Susanna Haag and Maria Yeagley.
HAAG,               HENRY               b. Oct. 10, 1769; d. March 28, 1822.  See also Catharine
                                        Freyberger.
HAAG,               JACOB               see Margaret Himmelberger.
HAAG,               JOHN                b. Oct. 5, 1761; d. May 15, 1819.  See also Christina Haag.
HAAG,               JOHN                b. Oct 30, 1782; d. Nov. 22, 1861; m. Maria Magdalena
                                        Klein, b. June 5, 1788, d. April 12, 1854; 1 son.
HAAG,               JOHN                b. April 3, 1791; d. June 2, 1860.
HAAG,               JOHN                b. March 7, 1801; d. March 17, 1889; m. Maria Magdalena Derr.
HAAG,               JOHN GEORGE         b. July 9, 1758; d. Jan'y 2, 1845.
HAAG,               MARGARET            see John Batteiger.
HAAG,               NICOLAUS            b. May 23, 1733; d. May 15, 1797.
HAAG,               JOHN NICOLAUS       b. March 27, 1757; d. Aug. 30, 1826.
HAAG,               NICOLAUS            b. Feb. 28, 1788; d. Dec. 15, 1821.
HAAG,               SUSANNA             b. May 17, 1761; d. May 8, 1788; wife of George Haag.
HAAS,               ANNA MARIA          b. Feb. 18, 1784; d. Sept. 15, 1844; m. George Wagnerer.
HAAS,               BENJAMIN            see Elizabeth Obold.
HAAS,               JACOB               b. Feb. 18, 1784; d. Sept. 15, 1844; m. Elizabeth Meyer.
HAAS,               JOHN                b. June 29, 1776; d. Sept 28, 1826; m. Elizabeth Fuchs,
                                        b. Oct.11, 1794; d. Sept 24, 1826.
HAAS,               JOHN                see Anna Maria Greim.
HAASS,              JOHN PETER          b. March 4, 1750; d. July 12, 1816.
HAASS,              SUSANNA             see Valentin Reber.
HAECK,              ANNA BARBARA        see John Brossman.
HECK,               PHILIP              b. Sept. 8, 1800; d. Feb 28, 1854.
HENNE,              CATHARINE           b. Sept. 24, 1752; d. April 14, 1801; m. Daniel Class.
HENNE,              JOHN MICHAEL?       b. Nov. 5, 1777; d. Sept. 25, 1861; m. in 1817
                                        Catharine Haag, b. Sept. 10, 1795; d. July 26, 186?.
HETTINGER,          HENRY               b. Aug 1, 1760; d. Feb. 25, 1829; m. Catharine Miller,
                                        b. Feb. 13, 1768; d. Aug 5, 1820.
HIMMELBERGER,       MARGARET            b. June 20, 1784; d. March 4, 186?; m. Jacob
                                        Haag, b. Oct. 11, 1784; d. Feb. 8, 1855 and buried at the Little Tul-
                                        pehocken Church, about a mile and a half southwestward of Bernville.
KAUFMAN,            JACOB               b. Dec. 1, 1792, in Bern Township; d. May 5, 1855; m.
                                        (1) Elizabeth Albrecht; (2) Catharine Obold; n. Jan'y 20, 1798;
                                        d. Oct 6, 1832; and (3) Rebecca Niess, 5 children with 1st wife,
                                        2 with 2d, and 6 with 3d.
KERSHNER,           BENJAMIN            b. Aug 30, 1801; d. Sept. 20, 1837; m. Anna Bross-
                                        man, b. Dec. 25, 1806; d. Sept. 7, 1850; 4s. & 2 dau.
KLEIN,              ELIZABETH           see Kaniel Felbert.
KLEIN,              JOHN                see Margaret Kundor.
KLEIN,              MARIA MAGDALENA     see John Haag.
KLEIN,              PHILIP              b. April 13, 1782; d. March 26, 1838; m. Maria Elizabeth
                                        Staut, b. Aug. 10, 1782; d. Nov. 28, 1840.
KLEIN,              WERNER              b. May 30, 1760; d. Dec. 11, 1839.
MAUNTZ,             BARBARA             see Jacob Batteicher.
MENNIG,             GEORGE              (Lutheran preacher), b. In Lancaster Co., Pa., Aug 12,
                                        1773; d. April 7, 1851; m. in 1793 Elizabeth Geopfert, b. in Lan-
                                        caster Co., Pa., June 10, 1774; d. Feb 27, 1849.  He preached
                                        1663 times, administered communion to 19680, confirmed 1733, and
                                        baptized 1631.  His name is found also as Minnig, Meunig, Meunoh
                                        and Minnich.
MENNIG,             MARGARET            b. April 17, 1809; d. Aug 20, 1836; dau. of Rev. Geo.
                                        Mennig; m. Isaac Christ.
MENNIG,             MARIA               b. July 31, 1802; d. June 3, 1850; dau. of Rev. Geo.
                                        Mennig; m. Jacob Ditzler.  They are the parents of Rev. Jeffer-
                                        son M. Deitzler.
MEYER,              ELIZABETH           see Jacob Haas.
MILLER,             CATHARINE           see Henry Hettinger.
MILLER,             ELIZABETH           see Philip Wagner.
MILLER,             MARGARET            see Daneil Filbert.
MILLER,             REBECCA             supposed to be same as Margaret Miller.
MINICH,             JOHN SIMON          b. July 21, 1700; d. Feb. 17, 1782; m. Catharine
                                        ........, b. Jan'y --, 1700; d. Dec. 12, 1773.
NIESS,              REBECCA             see Jacob Kaufman.
NOLL,               CATHARINE           see John Potteiger.
OBOLD,              CATHARINE           see Samuel Umbenhauer and Jacob Kaufman.
OBOLD,              ELIZABETH           b. Jan'y 19, 1794; d. Dec. 15, 1872; m. Benjamin Haas.
                                        Aug. 2, 1790; d. June 9, 1867.
OSTER,              JOHN                b. May 18, 1782; d. May 16, 1858; m. Maria Wagner, b.
                                        Aug. 28, 1790; d. June 9, 1867.
PHILBERT,           JOHN SAMUEL         b. Jan'y 8, 1710; d. Sept. 25, 1786; m. Susanna
                                        ........, b. march 10, 1704; d. Jan'y 4, 1771; 5 s. & 3 dau.
PHILBERT,           JACOB               b. Dec. 26, 1780; d. March 27, 1771; m. Maria Catharine
                                        Wummer, b. Sept. 23, 1784; d. Nov. 1, 1848.
PHILBERT,           THOMAS              b. Feb. 1, 1737; d. Nov. 8, 1784.
POTTEIGER,          JOHN                b. Aug. 30, 1783; d. April 25, 1858; m. Catharine Noll,
                                        b. Oct. 27, 1789; d. Dec. 30, 1852.
POTTEIGER,                              see also BATTEIGER.
RADENBACH,          SUSANNA             b. Sept. 26, 1794; d. Sept. 11, 1852; m. Philip
                                        Strauss; 2 s. & 2 dau.
REBER,              CONRAD              b. Oct. 12, 1778; d. Feb. 16, 1817; s. of Valentin Reber.
REBER,              VALENTIN            b. Dec.--, 1742; d. March 12, 1818; m. Susanna Haass,
                                        b. Sept. 28, 1744; d. April 11, 1823; 5 s. & 2 dau.
RIEGEL,             JACOB               b. Jan'y 18, 1794; d. Dec. 8, 1867; m. Christina Bohn,
                                        b. June 11, 1793; d. Aug. 2, 1854.
RIESER,             ELIZABETH           see William Runkle.
RIESER,             JACOB               b. Oct. 3, 1786; d. Nov. 24, 1859.
RISCHEL,            JOHN DANIEL         see Elizabeth Wagner.
RUNKEL,             WILLIAM             b. April 3, 1795; d. Dec. 22, 1857; m. Elizabeth Ria-
                                        ser, b. Nov. 8, 1795; d. May 13, 1885.
SCHEDT (Shade),     MICHAEL             b. Nov. 5, 1793; d. March 28, 1854; m. Catha-
                                        rine Braun (Brown).
SCHEET (Shade),     MICHAEL             see Elizabeth Beck.
SCHEPLER,           HENRY               b. Aug. 1, 1737; d. Oct. 18, 1781.
SCHLAPPIG,          CATHARINE           see David Borky.
SCHMIDT (Smith),    MATTHIAS            see Susanna Gruber.
SEYLER,             SARA                see Enoch Bricker.
STAMM,              MARIA MAGDALENA     see Peter Bright.
STAUDT,             CATHARINE           b. Oct. 30, 1780; d. July 23, 1851.
STAUDT,             MARIA CATHARINE     see John Thomas Umbenhauer.
STAUT,              MARIA ELIZABETH     see Philip Klein.
STAUDT,             MATTHIAS,           b. May 25, 1779; d. June 4, 1847; m. Sarah Geis, b.
                                        July 15, 1786; d. Jan'y 15, 1848.
STRAUSS,            ALBRECHT            b. June 16, 1760; d. April 7, 1832; m. Maria Magda-
                                        Gaukli, b. Feb. 13, 1774; d. Dec. 7, 1823.
STRAUSS,            ELIZABETH           b. March 14, 1738; d. March 15, 1795.
STRAUSS,            JACOB               b. Dec. 31, 1736; d. March 5, 1782.
STRAUSS,            JOHN JACOB          b. Nov. 23, 1788; d. Nov. 9, 1877; m. Sarah Wagner,
                                        b. June 16, 1808; d. Feb. 20, 1867.
STRAUSS,            JOHN WILLIAM        b. Oct. 26, 1795; d. Oct. 13, 1885; m. Catharine
                                        Greim, b. March 23, 1790; d. Feb. 24, 1868.
STRAUSS,            JOSEPH              b. march 2, 1794; d. April 16, 1812; m. of Samuel
                                        Strauss.
STRAUSS,            PHILIP              see Susanna Radenbach.
STRAUSS,            SAMUEL              b. May 13, 1756; d. March 25, 1835; m. Catharine Eliz-
                                        abeth Umbenhauer, (dau. of Baltzer Umbenhauer & w. Maria Appolonia),
                                        b. March 11, 1758; d. Dec. 16, 1821; 8 s. & 6 dau.
STUMP,              DANIEL              see Hannah Wagner.
STUPP,              ANNA KUNIGUNDA      see Christian Gruber.
UMBENHAUER,         BALTZER             (Balthasar) see Samuel Strauss.
UMBENHAUER,         CAHHARINE ELIZABETH see Samuel Strauss.
UMBENHAUER,         ELIZABETH           see John Weber.
UMBENHAUER,         JOSEPH              b. Jan'y 12, 1788; d. June 21, 1794.
UMBENHAUER,         MAGDALENA           see John Geis.
UMBENHAUER,         SAMUEL              b. June 30, 1790; d. Nov. 7, 1826; m. Catharine
                                        Obold, b. Jan'y 20, 1798; d. Oct. 6, 1832, 2d wife of Jacob Kaufman.
UMBENHAUER,         JOHN THOMAS         b. April 12, 1762; da. May 28, 1832; m. Maria
                                        Catharine Staudt, b. Sept. 5, 1762; d. July 20, 1854.  In 1819
                                        he set aside 46 acres of his 220-acre farm to be divided into
                                        building lots, 62 in all.  This was the beginning of what is
                                        now the borough of Berville, PA., a short distance northward of
                                        which the burial grounds are located.
UMBENHAUER,         JOHN WILLIAM        b. Dec. 6, 1799, d. April 13, 18?3.

 

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