Stones Of Faith - Pennsylvania Germans and their Gravestones

A genealogy, history, folk art and archeology site for PA Germans and their gravestones with German language translations.

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Pennsylvania and American German Gravestone Guide

Christ Hamilton Church, Hamilton Township,
Monroe Co. PA - Group 8

Photos Copyright: Richard Mammana

Wife of Christof Keller Stone
Wife of Christof Keller
(Boszirt) 64 Yrs No Dates
Christofel Keller Stone
Christofel Keller
1743 - 1795

The introduction to the
Christof Keller stone is the
first I've seen used on a PA German
stone:
"Hier Ruhet In Gott Der Er blaste
Leuchnam Des Verstroben..."
Here rests in God the pale corpse of
the deceased...

Group 8

Picture Groups:   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

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