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Obituaries from German Language Newspapers
94 Obituaries as of 26 August 2005
Circa Pre-1900


Der Libonan Demokrat, Der Libanoner Morgenstern, Der Freymuthige Libanoner and Volks-Zeitung were German language newspapers which were published in Lebanon in the 1800s.

Der Libonan Demokrat (23)

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Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 22 Nov. 1860..... Died: On the 13th inst., in Heidelberg Township, at the home of her son George, the widow of the long departed Franz Seibert, in the 80th. year of her life.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 22 Nov. 1860..... Died: On the 3rd. of October, Rosina Blauch, aged 7 years, 1 month and 26 days. She was the daughter of Joseph and Katherina Blauch.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 22 Nov. 1860..... Died: Last Wednesday, the 14th., in Millcreek Township, following an injury from a fall from his wagon, Mr. Michael Becker, aged 51 years 2 months and 26 days. on SAturday, he was interred in the family burial plot. The REv. Mr. Breitenstein preached the funeral sermon.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: On 12 December, in Preble County, Ohio; Mr. Heinrich Gingrich, aged 51years and 10 days. He was formerly of Swatara Township, Lebanon County.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: On the 21st. of November, in Preble County, Ohio; Maria, a married daughter of the late John Stoever (A. S.), fomerly of Lebanon Township.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: On the 21st. of last month, in Schaefferstown, Mr. Robert Murdoch, aged about 77 years.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: Last Monday, in this town; Mr. Martin Walz, aged about 72 years.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: On the 2nd. inst., in this town; Miss Magdalena Gingrich, aged about 57 years.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: On the 14th. ult., in this town, very suddenly; Mr. William Wentz, aged about 47 years.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: On the 28th. of December, in Aaronsburg, Centre CountyMr. Christian Wolf, in the 75th. year of his life. He was formerly of Bethel Township, Lebanon County.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: A week ago, yesterday, in Bethel Township, Leb. Co.; Mr. Isaac Groh, aged about 42 years.
Der Lebanon Demokrat obits of 6 Jan. 1843..... Died: Yesterday, in this place Widow Weber, at an age of about 76 years.
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Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 9th. of May, in Jackson Township, Lebanon County, Levi Hoffer, in the 27th. year of his life. The same leaves a grieving widow and two children.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 20th. of May, in North Annville Township, Lebanon County, Johannes Maulfair, aged 85 years, 1 month, and 14 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 25th. of May, in Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Peter Smith, aged 68 years, 7 months, and 11 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 27th. of May, in Hanover, Johannes Heinrich Stump, aged 71 years, 6 months, and 27 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 27th. of May, in Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Rebecca Kreiser, wife of Lafayette Kreiser, aged 38 years and 10 months.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 28th. of May, in Union Township, Lebanon County, Elizabeth Rupp, aged 37 years, 3 months, and 12 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 29th. of May, in this city (Lebanon), Susan Marie Brown, daughter of Michael and Hannah Brown, aged 9 years, 6 months, and 17 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 6 Jun 1856. On the 26th. of May, in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, General William Apres, in the 67th. year of his life.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 13 Jun 1856. On the 9th. of June, in Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Mr. Johannes Walborn, aged 67 years, 11 months, and 12 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 4 Jul 1856. On the 28th. of June, in this city (Lebanon), Mary Ann Lindenmuth, wife of G. Lindenmuth, aged 27 years, 10 months, and 19 days.
Der Libanon Demokrat death notices of: 4 Jul 1856. On the 21st. of June, in Jackson Township, Lebanon County, David Wenrich, aged 35 years, 3 months, and 18 days.

Der Libanoner Morgenstern (38)

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Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 28 Feb. 1850..... Died: January 28, 1850, Samuel Bucher, of S. Lebanon Twp., aged 2 years, 6 months and 3 days. He was the beloved son of Mr. Jacob Bucher.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 28 Feb. 1850..... Died: February 21, 1850, Mr. John Zimmerman, in Bethel Twp., Lebanon Co., after a long illness, in the 44th. year of his age.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 28 Feb. 1850..... Died: February 25, 1850, Mr. Peter Steiner, in Jackson Twp., Lebanon Co., aged about 37 years.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 28 Feb. 1850..... Died: February 26, 1850, Mrs. Judith Hallman, in this place, in the 34th. year of her age. She was the wife of Mr. Samuel Hallman.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 15 Mar. 1850..... Died: February 23, 1850, in Penns Valley, Centre County, Pa., Christina Ziegler, in the 95th. year of her age. She had been widowed for 33 years from the late Daniel Ziegler, of Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pa. The Rev. Mr. Fischer preached the funeral sermon.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 15 Mar. 1850..... Died: On the 6th. inst., Mr. William Sarge, in Swatara Township, Lebanon Co. He was aged 50 years, 1 month and 18 days.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 15 Mar. 1850..... Died: On the 26th. of February, in North Lebanon Township, Mrs. Maria Rittel, aged 53 years.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 15 Mar. 1850..... Died: On the 7th. inst., in Meyerstown, Lebanon Co., at the home of Mr. Daniel Myers; the REv. Christian S. Kreider, aged 39 years, 1 month and 6 days.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 15 Mar. 1850..... Died: On the 7th. inst., in North Lebanon Township; Mrs. Lea Kurtz, aged 23 years, 8 months and 3 days.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 15 Mar. 1850..... Died: On the 10th. inst., in this town; Mr. George A. Michael, aged 73 years and 3 months.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: on 31 August, in Salona, Clinton Co., Pa., Mr. George Schnebely, aged 49 years, 5 months and 16 days. He was formerly of Fredericksburg, Lebanon County.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On the 7th. inst.; Mary Theresa Smith, aged 43 years, 4 months and 13 days. She was the wife of James Smith.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On the 8th. of September, in the evening at about 10 oclock; Joseph Loy, aged 8 mmonths. He was the small son of Mr. Henry and Ludovica Loy.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On the 5th. of September, in Jackson Township, this county; Susanna Steiner, aged 13 years. She was the daughter of Mr. John Steiner.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On last Monday; John Jacob Reber, aged 6 years, 1 month and 5 days. He was the son of Mr. William and Catherina Reber.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On last Wednesday, in South Lebanon Township; Catherine Killian, aged 56 years.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On last Monday, in North Lebanon Township; Friederich Boyer, aged 14 years. He was the son of Joseph B. Boyer.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 16 Sep. 1853..... Died: On last Sunday, in Londonderry; Caroline Bauman, aged about 14 years. She was the daughter of Mr. Jacob Bauman.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 23 Nov. 1855..... Died: On the 13th. inst. in Cornwall Township, Lebanon County; Sarah Ann Hitz, aged 7 years, 3 months and 7 days. She was the daughter of Mr. Thomas Hitz.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 23 Nov. 1855..... Died: On the 12th. inst. in N. Lebanon Township, Lebanon County; Maria Light, aged 62 years and 3 months. She was the wife of Henry Light.
Der Liboner Morgenstern obits of 23 Nov. 1855..... Died: On the 16th. inst. in Millcreek Township, Lebanon County; George Becker, Sr., at the advanced age of 88 years and 2 months.
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Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. STROH - Died on the 13th. of November, in Jonestown, Lebanon County, Mrs. Elizabeth Stroh, in the 64th. year of her age.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. MEILY - Died on the 13th. of November, in Jonestown, Lebanon County, Mrs. Elizabeth Meily, in the 47th. year of her age.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. HEISEY - Died on the 14th. of November, in Lebanon Township, Mrs. Elizabeth Heisey, aged 22 years, 2 months and 10 days. She was the daughter of Michael Hoffman.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. HOFFMAN - Died on the 19th. of this month, in Lebanon Township, Miss Catherina Hoffman, aged 16 years, and 17 days. She was the daughter of Michael Hoffman.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. THOMA - Died on Wednesday, November 19th., at his residence in Lebanon Township, after a long illness of dropsy, Mr. Jacob Thoma, in the 53rd. year of his age.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. DIEFENBACH - Died on Saturday, November 15th., in Lebanon, Mr. Samuel Diefenbach, at the age of 27years, 5 months, less 5 days.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 22 Nov., 1834. MARK - Died on Wednesday, November 19th., in Lebanon, of senility, Mrs. Catherina Mark, in the 70th. year of her age. She was the widow of Jacob Mark, who has been deceased for some time.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 24 Jan., 1835. MICHAEL - Died on the 12th. of this month, in Jackson Township, Lebanon County, widow Redosie Michael, at the age of 82 years, 3 months, and 6 days. She had 11 children, and lived to see 54 grandchildren, and 84 great-grandchildren - together 149 descendents. On the 15th. of January, her lifeless remains were brought to the cemetery at Tulpehocken. The Rev. Mr. Leinbach used the occasion to speak the words, - My breath is feeble, and my days are short, the grave is here.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 4 Apr., 1835. FISCHER - On the 2nd. of this month, in Lebanon Township, Mrs. Fischer, in the 65th. year of her age. She was the wife of Jacob Fischer.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 27 June, 1835. BASSLER - On the 17th. of this month, in Jackson Township, Lebanon County, of typhus fever, Mrs. Margaret Bassler, at the age of 21 years, 8 months, less 2 days.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 27 June, 1835. MOORE - On the 20th. of this month, in Schaefferstown, Lebanon County, of typhus fever, Mr. William Moore, at the age of 30 years, 2 months, less 20 days. He was the son of Mr. Adam Moore.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 27 June, 1835. STECKBECK - On the 21st. of this month, in Lebanon Township, of chills, following consumption, Miss Leah Steckbeck, at the age of 17 years, 6 months, and 12 days. She was the daughter of Mr. Johannes Steckbeck. On the 22nd. of June, her earthly remains were brought to rest in the Lutheran Churchyard in this city. The Rev. Mr. Craft preached a suitable sermon on the text - Dying is my prize.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 27 June, 1835. PLANTZ - On the 24th. of this month, in Heidelberg Township, Mrs. Sarah Plantz, in the 34th. year of her age. She was the wife of Benjamin Plantz, and the daughter ofJames Mardock. On the 25th., her body was laid to rest in the cool earth of the Schaefferstown Cemetery.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 27 June, 1835. ALTER - On the 19th. of this month, in Washington County, Mrs. Elizabeth Alter (nee Reinhart), at the age of 49 years, 2 months and 10 days. She was the wife of Mr. Jacob Alter.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 10 Dec., 1836. ZIMMERMAN - On last Monday, December 5th., in Lebanon Township, Elizabeth Zimmerman, in the 3rd. year of her age. She was the daughter of Mr. Peter Zimmerman.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 10 Dec., 1836. DUNDORE - Last Wednesday, a week ago, in Lebanon Township, Margaretha Dundore, at the age of 56 years, 1 month and 26 days. She was the wife of Christian Dundore. On the following THursday, her lifeless remains were laid to rest, at which funweral, the Rev. Brother Licht preached a suitable sermon.
Der Libanoner Morgenstern obits of: Sat., 24 Nov., 1838. ESCHELMAN - On the 15th. of this month in Fredericksburg, Lebanon County, Miss Elizabeth Eschelman, in the 21st. year of her life. She was the daughter of Mr. Chitian Eschelman.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung (31)

The following 32 listings are from a German language newspaper published in Lebanon in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung in english, is 'The Lebanon Peoples Newspaper'. The contain just basic info - no burial sites listed.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 27 Feb. 1884. HOY - In Washington Township, Schuylkill County, on the 9th. of February, Joseph Hoy, aged 76 years, 7 months and 21 days.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 27 Feb. 1884. BRENSINGER - In Porter Township, Schuylkill County, on the 15th. of February, George Albert Brensinger, aged 23 years, 11 months and 17 days. he was buried in Hetzels Church Cemetery.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 27 Feb. 1884. AMICK - In Philadelphia, on February, 1884, Sue Amick. aged 32 years, and 3 months. She was the wife of Dr. Amick. Buried in Pine Grove.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 27 Feb. 1884. BROSSMAN - In Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, on February 15, 1884, Mary Brossman, aged 2 years, months and 25 days. She was the daughter of William and Mary Brossman.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 27 Feb. 1884. THORNBURG - In Womelsdorf, Berks Co., on the 9th. of February, Lizzie May Thornburg, aged 2 months and 29 days. She was the daughter of Thomas L. and Ellie Thornburg, (nee Flynn).

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 27 Feb. 1884. LUDWIG - In Stouchsburg, Berks Co., on the 31st. of January, Francis Ernst Ludwig, aged 38 years, 3 months and 28 days. Cause of death was consumption.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 12 Sep. 1888. GRETH - In Lebanon, on the 2nd. of September, Hannah Greth, aged 68 years, 1 month and 11 days. She was the wife of John S. Greth.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 12 Sep. 1888. STRICKLER - In Womelsdorf, Berks Co., on the 15th. of August, Joel Strickler, aged 72 years, 1 month and 22 days.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 12 Sep. 1888. BENNETHUM - In Womelsdorf, Berks Co., on the 25th. of August, John Bennethum, aged 76 years, 5 months and 16 days. He was the son of the late John Bennethum.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 Jan. 1889. NACE - At Nacetown, Lebanon County, on the 28th. of December, Henry Nace, aged 76 years, 2 months and 5 days.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 Jan. 1889. LUTZ - In Jackson Township, Lebanon County, on the 31st. of December, Catherine Lutz, aged 67 years, 9 months and 20 days. She was the wife of George Lutz. Cause of death was heart disease.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 Jan. 1889. GAMBLER - In Lebanon, on the 30th. of December, Elizabeth Gambler, aged 67 years, and 6 months. She was the wife of John Gambler.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 Jan. 1889. MITCHELL - In Lebanon, on the 4th. of January, Gertie Eva Mitchell, aged 6 years, and 4 months. She was the daughter of James T. and Sallie A. Mitchell.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 19 Mar. 1890. HOSTETTER - In Fontana, Lebanon County, on the 27th. of February, Sarah Hostetter, (nee Kreider), aged 6 years, and 4 months. She was the wife of Franklin Hostetter.Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 January 1889. NACE - Died, at Nacetown, Lebanon County, on the 28th. of December, 1888, Henry Nace, aged 76 years, 2 months, and 5 days.

Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 January 1889. LUTZ - Died, in Jackson Twp., Lebanon County, on the 31st. of December, 1888, Catherine Lutz, aged 67 years, 9 months, and 20 days. She was the wife of George Lutz.

Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 9 January 1889. GAMBLER - Died, in Lebanon, on the 30th. of December, 1888, Elizabeth Gambler, aged 67 years and 6 months. She was the wife of John Gambler.

Lebanon Volks-Zeitung obits of: 19 March 1890. HOSTETTER - Died, at Fontana, Lebanon County, on the 27th. of February, Sarah Hostetter, aged 36 years, 11 months, and 1 day. She was the wife of Franklin Hostetter.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jul 10, 1907. Franklin C. Risser, died July 3rd., 1907 in Lebanon. He was aged 45 years, and was a resident of Yeagleystown.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jul 10, 1907. Isaac H. Zellers, died on the 1st. of July, 1907 in Rexmont, Lebanon Co. He was aged 64 years, and was a resident of Rexmont.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jul 17, 1907. Mrs. Magdalena Gerberich, died on July 12th., 1907, in Jonestown, Lebanon Co. She had reached the age of 71 years.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jul 17, 1907. Jacob Beard, died on July 13th., 1907, in Lebanon. He was aged 38 years.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jul 17, 1907. Mrs. Catherine Mehaffey, died on July 14th., 1907, in Lebanon. She was aged 76 years.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jul 17, 1907. Daniel Ruhl, died on July 15th., 1907, in Lebanon. He was aged 50 years.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Jan. 1, 1908. Mrs. Mary Spang, died on December 24th., 1907, in Lebanon. She was aged 92 years, 1 month, and 30 days.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Feb. 14, 1883. Johann Seibert, died January 2nd, 1883, of malarial stroke, in Sinking Spring, Berks Co. He was aged 75 years, 7 months, and 14 days. He was the son of Christian & Susannah (nee Kalbach) Seibert.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Feb. 14, 1883. George Reedy, died January 22nd., 1883, of typhoid pneumonia, in North Heidelberg. He was aged 73 years and 28 days, and was the husband of Sarah (nee Troutman) Reedy. His parents were Johann and Anna Maria(nee Spatz) Reedy. He is survived by the above mentioned wife, six children, eight grandchildren, and five brothers and sisters.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Feb. 14, 1883. Edward Potteiger, died on the 8th. of January, 1883, of a stroke, in Reading, Berks Co. He was aged 54 years, 7 months, and 30 days.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Feb. 14, 1883. Jacob Wilhelm, died January 21st., 1883, of a stroke, in Tulpehocken, Berks County. He was aged 68 years, 11 months, and 5 days. He was the son of Johnson and Anna Maria (nee Korr) Wilhelm. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (nee Miller); 11 children, 11 grandchildren, and 4 brothers and sisters.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Feb. 14, 1883. Eliabeth Mann (nee Kauffman), died on the 20th. of January, 1883, of consumption and dropsy, in Reading, Berks Co. She was aged 61 years, 6 months, and 16 days, and was the widow of Samuel Mann.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zeitung Death listings of: Feb. 14, 1883. Eleanora Fisher, died on the 29th. of January, 1883, due to dropsy and senility, in Lower Heidelberg. She was aged 79 years, 2 months, and 12 days, and was the widow of William Fisher.

Die Lebanon Volks-Zietung Death listings of: 7 Mar. 1845 Died, on last Thursday, in Union Twp., Mr. Thomas Koppenhefer, b: 31 Jan. 1761- d: 4 Mar. 1845 - Aged 84 Years - 1 Month - 1 Day.

Der Freymuthige Libanoner (2)

Der Freymuthige Libanoner obits of 30 March 1808. WINTERADT - Died on Sunday last, Mr. Nicholas Winteradt, a European, in the 59th. year of his life. He leaves behind, a grieving widow, and two children.
Der Freymuthige Libanoner obits of 20 April 1808. GLONINGER - Died the morning before yesterday, Mrs. Elizabeth Gloninger, after a lingering illness. She was the wife of Mr. Peter Gloninger.

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