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Cemeteries of Providence Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

19 known burial sites, 14 still exist

Let These Stones Speak, The Lancaster County, Pennsylvania series: Vol 6 - Providence Township contains tombstone photographs documenting 4,481 indexed individuals buried in Providence Township within the 19 cemeteries documented below.

Volume 6:

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This CD set contains high resolution photographs of every tombstone in Providence Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, arranged alphabetically and by location in 16 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.

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This CD contains 566 unique surnames.

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

1. African American Graveyard along Hopkins Mill Road (0): This unnamed graveyard is located among a patch of trees on the north side of Hopkins Mill Road. There are no tombstones, but sunken graves and groundhog holes display that this is a graveyard. Located at approx. 210 Hopkins Mill Road, New Providence, PA 17560. Latitude: 39deg 53min 5sec. Longitude: -76deg 13min 19sec.

2. Bowman-Huber Family Graveyard (66): This neglected graveyard is located in a grove of trees near an Amish school south of Smithville Road. Latitude: 39deg 56min 25sec. Longitude: -76deg 14min 38sec.

3. Clearfield United Methodist Church Cemetery (1,038): This cemetery is located next to the church at 1238 Rawlinsville Road, New Providence, PA 17560. Latitude: 39deg 54min 56sec. Longitude: -76deg 16min 0sec.

4. Groff-Eshleman Family Graveyard (81): This graveyard is located within a fenced farm animal pen north of Archery Road, New Providence, PA 17560. Latitude: 39deg 54min 14sec. Longitude: -76deg 11min 14sec.

5. Groff-Stoneroad Family Graveyard (26): This neglected graveyard is found north of Sawmill Road, New Providence, PA 17560. Latitude: 39deg 55min 24sec. Longitude: -76deg 12min 16sec.

6. Hart Family Graveyard (0): By the 1970s, there was no trace of this graveyard. It was formerly located southwest of Miller Road and Snyder Hollow Road. Exact coordinates unknown.

7. Herr-Hammill Family Graveyard (15): Near the top of a hill on an Amish farm southwest of Camargo Road. Latitude: 39deg 54min 50sec. Longitude: -76deg 10min 34sec.

8. Huber Family Graveyard (65): Walled and mowed regularly. Located on the hilltop east of Frey Nursery. Latitude: 39deg 56min 11sec. Longitude: -76deg 15min 7sec.

9. Kuhn Family Graveyard (0): Formerly located east of Rawlinsville, south and across the road from the Union AME Cemetery. Exact coordinates unknown.

10. Lyns-Rees Family Graveyard (50): Perhaps the most remote graveyard in Providence Township, this graveyard sits along a treeline east of the Mount Airy Lumber Yard. Latitude: 39deg 54min 31sec. Longitude: -76deg 13min 32sec.

11. Montgomery-Fisher Family Graveyard (8): This small graveyard is located among a patch of pine trees and briars behind a dwelling west of Hollow Road. Latitude: 39deg 55min 33sec. Longitude: -76deg 13min 42sec.

12. Mount Carmel United Brethren Cemetery (0): This former cemetery is still visible as a flat area of ground to the south side of Mount Airy Road, New Providence, Pa. Latitude: 39deg 54min 45sec. Longitude: -76deg 14min 17sec.

13. New Providence Church of God Cemetery (old) (283): Located on the south east corner of Cinder Road and Fairview Church Road, southwest of New Providence, Pa. Latitude: 39deg 54min 11sec. Longitude: -76deg 12min 8sec.

14. New Providence Church of God Cemetery (new) (25): Located on the east side of Fairview Road, north of New Providence Church of God. Latitude: 39deg 54min 18sec. Longitude: -76deg 12min 11sec.

15. New Providence Mennonite Church Cemetery (2,660): Located on the wesdt side of Main Street, New Providence, Pa. Latitude: 39deg 55min 20sec. Longitude: -76deg 11min 40sec.

16. Rising Sun School Graveyard (0): This graveyard was formerly located south of the former Rising Sun School, south of Pennsy Road, east of the intersection of Kreider Road, about 100 yards south of the Rising Sun School. Latitude: 39deg 55min 20sec. Longitude: -76deg 16min 7sec.

17. Smithville Church of God Cemetery (231): This cemetery sits on a high bank overlooking Pennsy Road. Latitude: 39deg 55min 42sec. Longitude: -76deg 14min 58sec.

18. Union African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery (6): Located high on the bank above the west side of Rawlinsville Road, south of Trout Run. Latitude: 39deg 54min 3sec. Longitude: -76deg 16min 9sec.

19. Whitestick Family Graveyard (0): This graveyard was formerly located on the west side of Oak Bottom Road. Exact coordinates unknown.


Let These Stones Speak

Volume 6

Providence Twp, Lancaster Co., Pa. (released May 12, 2007)

19 cemeteries over 3,000 photographs.

$14.95

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

1. Groff + var (209);

2. Miller (147)

3. Herr (95)

4. Lefever/Lefevre (87)

5. Reese + var (83)

6. Huber/Hoover (68)

7. Creamer/Cramer + var (66)

8. Gochenaur/Gochnauer + var (61)

9. Eckman (59)

10. Wiggins (58)

11. Kreider (57)

12. Ressler/Resler (54)

13. Bleacher/Bleecher (51)

14. Bowman/Bauman (48)

15. Smith (45)

16. Hess (44)

17. Myers/Myer + var (44)

18. Mowrer/Maurer + var (44)

19. Brubaker/Brubacher (43)

20. Hart (43)

 

Let These Stones Speak, Volume 6, Providence Township, is a necessary research tool if you have interest in the above surnames, the above cemeteries, or have any ancestral or family connections to Providence Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Please visit the Bookstore in you have interest in adding this CD to your genealogical collection.

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