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Styer Graveyard
Caernarvon Twp. Lancaster Co.


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T 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 S 6 5 4 3 2 1
25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 **
46 45 44 43 42 41 40 39 38 37 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26
69 68 67 66 65 64 63 62 61 60 59 58 57* 56 55 54 53 52 51 50 49 48 47
75 74 73 72 71 70
T BS 76
FS FS FS 77
FS 79 78
83 82 81 80
84 PMS
85 FS


Styer Family Cemetery Tombstones transcribed by Emma Weiler, 1979

1] Catharine Spotts - In memory of Catherine, daughter of William and Sarah Spotts, died October 30, 1854, aged 8 months, 13 days. [image]

2] Mary Spotts - In memory of Mary, daughter of William and Sarah Spotts, died November 6, 1854, aged 10 years, 10 days. [image]
3] Hannah Spotts - Wife of Samuel Weil..., died January 10, 1910, aged 63 years, 8 months, 24 days. [image] 4] Sarah Styer - Sarah [Spotts] Styer, wife of William Spotts, died April 28, 1916, aged 93 years, 10 months, 10 days. [image]
5] Daniel Reifsnyder - In memory of Daniel, son of Samuel and Catherine Reifsnyder, born April 18 [image]
6] Abraham Reifsnyder - In memory of Abraham, son of Samuel and Catherine Reifsnyder, born January 13, 1838, died July 2, 1848, aged 10 years, 5 months, 19 days. [image]
7] Adam Styer - Adam, son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born March 8, 1822, died in the first years of his age. [image]
8] Harry Styer - Harry, son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born March 1872, died in the first year of his age. [image]
9] Samuel Styer - In memory of Samuel, son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born March 26, 1867, died August 27, 1867, aged 3 months, 1 day. [image]

10] ? - Son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born March 17, 1877, died March 22, 1877, 6 days. [image]
11] George Styer - In memory of George E., son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born November 20, 1859, died October __, 1863, aged 3 years, 10 months, 17 days. [image]

  12] William Styer - In memory if William, son of Samuel and Sarah Ann Styer, died December 22, 1855, aged 1 year, 6 months, 29 days. [image]
13] William W. Styer - William W., son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born June __, _____, died __, ___, aged _____. [image]
  14] Peter Styer - Peter A., son of Samuel and Sarah Styer, born August 1, 1871, died June 13, 1887, aged 12 years, 9 months, 18 days. [image]
15] Annie C. Styer - born December 1, 1864, died May 15, 1903.[image]
16] Sarah A. Styer - Mother: Sarah A. Styer, born November 8, 1832, died December 14, 1910. [image]
17] Samuel Styer - Father: Samuel Styer, born May 22, 1830, died July 2, 1910. [a] Frederick Styer, died December 21, 1819, aged _?_3 years, 9 months, 16 days. [image]
18] ** Barbara Styer - In memory of Barbara Schweitzer, wife of John Jacob Styer, born September 27, 1799, died August 3, 1855, aged 55 years, 10 months, 6 days. [image]
19] ** John Jacob Styer - In memory of John Jacob Styer, born February 5, 1793, died July 24, 1855, aged 62 years, 4 months, 19 days. [image]
20] ** Maria - daughter of John Jacob and Barbara Styer, born 1824, died April 29, 1831, aged 26 years, 9 months, 23 days. [image]
21] ** Wilhelm Gieuer - Hier, ruhen die Gebeine von, Wilhelm Gieuer, __, __, 27 January 1821, 28, September 1838, __, __, (Translation: William, son of John Jacob and Barbara Styer 1821 - 1838.) [image]

22] ** Frederick Styer - In memory of Frederick, son of John Jacob Styer, and wife Barbara, born March 7, 1837, died September, 2, 1855, aged 18 years, 5 months, 25 days. [image]
23] Isaac Styer - Father: Isaac Styer, born March 25, 1833, died April 2, 1913, aged 80 years, 8 days. [image]
24] Emeline Styer - Mother: Emeline Styer, wife of Isaac Styer, born February 9, 1838, died December 8, 1913, age 75 years, 9 months, 29 days. [image]
25] Mary Hartgen - Mother: Mary S. Hartgen, 1870 - 1937. [image]
  26] Rachel Foreman - Mother: Rachel Foreman, born November 6, 1816, died April 20, 1898. [image]
27] John Foreman - Father: John Foreman, born November 4, 1816, died October 2, 1893. [image]
  28] Abner Foreman - Son of John and Rachel Foreman, died May 1, 1802, aged 12 years.[image]
29] Elizabeth Foreman - daughter of John and Rachel Foreman, died April 1855, 12 years [image]
  30] John Foreman - John, son of J. and R. Foreman, April 21, 1851, aged 1 year. [image]
31] Elizabeth Foreman - daughter of J. and R. Foreman, died 1810, aged 2 years. [image]
  32] William Taylor - In memory of William F., son of Jonathan and Martha Taylor, died June 26, 1853. [image]
33] Moses Foreman - In memory of Moses, son of Peter and Elizabeth Foreman, died September 11, 1845, aged 17 years, 1 month, 16 days. [image]

  34] Peter Foreman - In memory of Peter Foreman, died June 23, 1861, aged 70 years, 5 months, 2 days. [image]
35] Elizabeth Foreman - Elizabeth Foreman, 1797 - 1841. [image]
  36] Udam - (In German) __, Udam. __, __, __. [image]
37] M.M.M. [image]
  38] Mary Moore - In memory of Mary Magdalen, wife of Elijah Moore, and formerly wife of John Weidensaul, deceased, born February 6, 1786, died June 9, 1862, aged 76 years, 4 months, 3 days. [image]
39] Ida Styer - Ida K., daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died February 8, 1861, aged 2 months 12 days. [image]

  40] B Styer - B__, daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died ____. [image]
41] Mary E. Styer - Mary E., daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died May 27, 1856, aged __ years, 8 months, 1 days. [image]

  42] Rebecca Styer - daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died May 17, 1856, aged __. [image]
43] Clara M. Styer - daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died August 17, 1852, aged 1 day. [image]
  44] Louisa Styer - daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died April __, aged 28 days. [image]
45] Annie Styer - daughter of Adam and Catherine Styer, died November 11, 1863, aged 1 years, 4 months, 28 days. [image]

  46] John Styer - son of Adam and Catherine Styer, died June 25, 1863, aged 7 years, 6 months, 3 days. [image]
47] Sarah Yohn - Our Mother: Sarah, wife of Abraham Yohn, died June 11, 1864, aged 59 years, 1 month, 3 days. [image]
48] Abraham Yohn - In memory of Abraham Yohn, son of Frederick and Barbara Yohn. He was born October 15, 1795, and departed this life March 22, 1842, aged 46 years 5 months and 7 days. [image]
49] William Yohn - died in his youth. [image]
50] Isaac Yohn - died in his youth. [image]
51] F.L. (on a small stone) [image]
52] Long Long, ___, 1752 - 1825, aged 73 years (Printed in German) [image]
53] The fieldstone monument is submerged

54] M. F.
55] P. F.
56] G. F.
57] * John Adam Styer - November 7, 1794 - March 22, 1875. [image]
58] * Susanna Styer - October 9, 1792 - November 18, 1878. [image]
59] * John Styer - January 4, 1829 - January 8, 1856. [image]
60] * Peter Styer - October 5, 1823 - September 5, 1824. [image]
61] * John Adams Styer - October 20, 1749 - September 13, 1836, The Immigrant [image]
62] * Catharine Styer - Catherine Styer, March 31, 1755 - February 12, 1821. [image]
63] Styer - In memory of __, son of Frederick and Leah Styer, died 1858, aged 1 years, 0 months, 6 days. [image]

64] Styer - Infant son of Frederick and Leah Styer, March __, 1853 [image]
65] Daughter Styer - Daughter of Frederick and Leah Styer, March __, 1850 [image]

66] Plain marble the size of the foot stones. [66-69] [image]
67] [image]
68] [image]
69] [image]
70] Leah Styer - In memory of Leah, wife of Frederick Styer, July __, 1860, aged 38 years, 0 months, 22 days. [image]
71] Elnora Styer - In memory of Elnora, daughter of Frederick and Leah Styer, November 1856, 2 years, 3 months, 25 days. [image]

72] Frederick Styer - 1819 - 1872. [image]
73] Ladora Styer - Ladora, daughter of Frederick and Leah Styer, born April 16, 1864, 8 years, 5 months, 22 days. [image]
74] Susanna Styer - daughter of Frederick and Leah Styer, born September 8, 1857, died June 21, 1878, aged 20 years, 9 months, 13 days. [image]
75] Nathaniel Styer - At rest, Nathaniel Styer, died January 7, 1895, aged 35 years, 11 months, 8 days. [image]

76] Mary Danfiel - born April 5, 1821, died February 12, 1860, aged 38 years, 10 months, 7 days. [image]
77] I.D. (Isaac Danfiel) aged 73 [image]
78] Heber Styer - In memory of Heber, son of Peter and Elbina Styer, died July 14, 1861, aged 3 years. [image]
79] Mary Spotts - In memory of Mary, wife of George Spotts, daughter of Adam and Susannah Styer, died December (or October) 22, 1862, aged 32 years, __ months, 27 days. [image]

80] S. W. (small stone the size of footstones) [image]
81] W. - (small stone the size of footstones) [image]
82] Infant Weaver - Infant son of Martin G. and Jennie Weaver, died December 28, 1896.[image]
83] Samuel Weaver - son of Martin G. and Sydney Weaver, died January 18, 1882, aged 8 days. [image]
84] Frederick Haas - son of F. & M. A. Haas, died September 1, 1879, aged 6 months [image]
85] Samuel Patton - In memory of Samuel Patton, died September 4, 1864, aged 69 years, 2 months, 23 days. [image]

John Adam Styer, Sr. worked his passage money from Germany to America at Rhine's Mill in Lancaster County. He worked at various mills and later became a farmer when he bought a tract of land in the California glen. This farm is known as the Styer homestead where the Styer cemetery is located.

John Adam, Sr. married Catherine Miller, soon after she came from Europe in 1780. They had eight children to reach maturity, namely: 1. John Adam Styer, Jr., married Susanna Yohn; 2. Rosina Styer, married Joseph Weiler; 3. Catherine Styer, married Peter Yohn; 4. Frederick Styer, married Elizabeth Weiler; 5. John Jacob Styer, married Barbara Schweitzer; 6. Barbara Styer, married ___ Kern; 7. Mary Magdalena Styer, married John Weidensaul, deceased, and later married Elijah Moore; and 8. Elizabeth Styer, married Peter Foreman.










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