Wiest Family Cemetery

 

In Memory of of Sarah E. daughter of Christian and Lydia Wiest who died Nov 6, 1834 Aged 7 mon & 25 da

In Memory of Lydia Weist a born Hostetter and late wife of Christian Weist. Sie war geboren March the 3rd 1828 und died September the 21st 1854. Aged 26 years 6 mon & 18 days. Funeral Text: 1 Peter Chapter 1 24-25 vs.

Hier Ruhet Margaret geboren 19 Aug 1806 und starb den 22 May 1821. Aged 14 jahr 14 da

Hier Ruhet Machdalene wife of Philip Stower geboren Fry. ? Sept 1774 starb den 5 Janius 1818. Aged 44 jahr 7 monet & 9 das

Hier Ruhet Philip Stower 18th Jenner 1768, 28th Jenner 1848. 80 jahr 10das

In Memory of Sarah wife of Benjamin Weist daughter of Philip Stober was born Aug 17,1794, died Jan 21, 1868, 73 yrs 5 mon & 4 da

In Memory of Benjamin Weist born July 14, 1788, died July 7, 1868. Aged 89 yrs 11 mon 25 days

In Memory of Hannah the daughter of Benjamin & Sarah Weist. died Feb 24, 1838. Aged 5 mon 21 days

In Memory of Jonas Wiest son of Benjamin & Sarah Weist who was born June 15th, 1827, and died Jan 15, 1838. Aged 10 yrs 7 mon

In Memory of Benjamin a son of Benjamin and Sarah Weist who died 10 June 1826. Aged 7 mon 7 da

In Memory of Jacob son of Benjamin & Sarah Weist died Aug 15, 1824. Aged 8 mon 6 da

In Memory of Macdalene daughter of Benjamin and Sarah Wiest died Mar 6, 1822. Aged 1 mon & 15 da

In Memory of Catharine Weist Consort of Christian Weist. She was born 1758, died 1836. Age 78

In Memory of Christian Weist born 1753 died 1815. 62 yrs

Here lies the body of Andrew Mcauley born in 1772 and died Oct 27, 1842. 73 yrs.

Hier Ruhet Aessec Moor ist geboren den 27 Feb 1824 and starb den 30 Sept 1825. War alt 1 jahr 7 monat und 2 tag. Freindi stellt das weinen ein Wescht die thrane von den wangen. Was Soll doch das klagen seyn das ich von euch weg gagangen traunet nicht um meinen tod ich bin frey von noth.

Literal Translation in a Southern German Dialect:

Here lies Isaac Moor (real spelling could be Mohr), he was born 27 Feb 1824 and died 30 Sep 1825, he was 1 year, 7 months and 2 days old. Stop crying and wipe the tears from your cheeks. Do not complain about my being gone, do not grieve at my death, I am now free from all misery.

 

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