Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
(Areas shaded in red on the map at right are included in this study)

214 burial sites categorized so far, and 123 of these still exist.

Click on the township or borough/city of your choice.

- Conestoga Township; 25 burial sites; 20 still exist (Available for purchase)
- (city of) Lancaster; 23 known burial sites; 11 still exist
- Lancaster Township; 15 known burial sites; 8 still exist
- Manor Township; 93 known burial sites; 42 still exist
- (borough of) Millersville; 7 known burial sites; 5 still exist (Available for purchase)
- Pequea Township; 16 known burial sites; 12 still exist (Available for purchase)
- Strasburg Township and Borough; 19 known burial site; 14 still exist (Available for purchase)
- West Lampeter Township; 16 known burial sites; 11 still exist (Available for purchase)
 

The Let These Stones Speak Photo CDs contain photographs and transcriptions of every tombstone in specific areas of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, arranged alphabetically and by cemetery!

"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.

Over 43,000 individuals are indexed in four volumes, spanning Conestoga, Pequea, Strasburg and West Lampeter Townships, and Millersville and Strasburg boroughs.

The top surnames found in this study are listed by rank below:

1. Herr (1,249)

2. Hess (811)

3. Miller (778)

4. Harnish (471)

5. Shenk/Shank + var (459)

6. Weaver/Weber/Webber (450)

7. Huber/Hoover/Huver (429)

8. Groff/Graeff/Graf/Graff/Grafft (412)

9. Kreider/Krider (380)

10. Myers/Myer/Meyer(s)/Meier/Mayer(s) (379)

11. Eshleman/Eshelman (376)

12. Warfel (331)

13. Kendig/Kindig (331)

14. Lefever/Lefevre (326)

15. Martin (325)

16. Smith (304)

17. Good (301)

18. Witmer/Witwer (280)

19. Rohrer/Royer (266)

20. Charles (258)

21. Landis/Landes (230)

22. Brenneman/Breneman + var. (230)

23. Frey/Fry/Frye (224)

24. Eckman/Eackman (221)

25. Brubaker/Brubacher (205)

26. Lehman/Leaman/Leman/Lemon (197)

27. Stauffer/Stouffer (188)

28. Kauffman/Kaufman + var. (184)

29. Rineer/Rinier/Rhineer/Rhinier (183)

30. Snyder/Schneider (171)

 

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