Abraham Herr1

M, b. 28 June 1805, d. 17 July 1887
Last Edited12 Feb 2017
     Abraham Herr was born on 28 June 1805 at Pennsylvania.1,2,3 He married Mary Greider, daughter of John Greider and Magdalena Hertzler, before 1832.1 Abraham Herr died on 17 July 1887 at age 82.1,2 He was buried on 20 July 1887 at Landisville Mennonite Cemetery, Landisville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 Abraham Herr Find-a-Grave.com ID # 42486532 + family links.
     He was a farmer on 23 September 1850 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He and Mary Herr appeared on the census of 23 September 1850 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Abraham Herr and Mary Herr appeared on the census of 6 June 1860 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 Abraham Herr and Mary Herr appeared on the census of 12 July 1870 at Columbia, West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 Abraham Herr and Mary Herr appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7

Family

Mary Greider b. 7 Jul 1808, d. 9 Jan 1886
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 20, 2014 for daughter Frances Herr Rhoads.
  2. [S281] Unknown compiler, Link from My Heritage Feb 12, 2017.
  3. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 409, Family # 428.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 12, 2017.
  5. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 62, Family # 58.
  6. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 255, Family # 264.
  7. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dist 125, Dwelling # 339, Family #346.

Mary Greider1

F, b. 7 July 1808, d. 9 January 1886
Father*John Greider2
Mother*Magdalena Hertzler2
Last Edited12 Feb 2017
     Mary Greider was born on 7 July 1808 at Pennsylvania.1,3,4 She married Abraham Herr before 1832.1 Mary Greider died on 9 January 1886 at age 77.1,3 She was buried on 12 January 1886 at Landisville Mennonite Cemetery, Landisville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Mary Herr Find-a-Grave.com ID # 42486602 + family links.
     As of before 1832,her married name was Herr.1 She and Abraham Herr appeared on the census of 23 September 1850 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 Mary Herr and Abraham Herr appeared on the census of 6 June 1860 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 Mary Herr and Abraham Herr appeared on the census of 12 July 1870 at Columbia, West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 Mary Herr and Abraham Herr appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7

Family

Abraham Herr b. 28 Jun 1805, d. 17 Jul 1887
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 20, 2014 for daughter Frances Herr Rhoads.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 12, 2017 for daughter Maria Greider Herr ID# 42486602.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 12, 2017.
  4. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 409, Family # 428.
  5. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 62, Family # 58.
  6. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 255, Family # 264.
  7. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dist 125, Dwelling # 339, Family #346.

Mary C Rhoads1

F, b. 21 January 1866, d. 30 July 1954
Father*Levi S. Rhoads1 b. 11 Jan 1835, d. 12 May 1920
Mother*Frances G Herr1 b. 24 Jan 1845, d. 20 Dec 1917
Last Edited12 Feb 2017
     Mary C Rhoads was born on 21 January 1866 at Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 She married Absalom C Collom on 27 January 1898.2,3 Mary C Collom died on 30 July 1954 at Rossmere Sanatorium, Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 88. She was resident at Rossmere for 6 months and 25 days. Cause of death was Pulmonary tuberculosis.2
She was buried on 2 August 1954 at Quarryville Cemetery, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Mary C Collom Find-a-Grave.com ID # 112455614.
     She appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 As of 27 January 1898,her married name was Collom.2,3 She lived on 3 May 1932 at Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 She witnessed the death of Absalom C Collom on 3 May 1932 at Byberry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Cause of death was Chronic Mycarial degeneration.5

Family

Absalom C Collom b. c 1867, d. 3 May 1932

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 20, 2014 for Frances Herr Rhoads.
  2. [S281] Unknown compiler, Link from My Heritage Feb 12, 2017.
  3. [S34] Marriage Record: Pennsylvania Marriages, 1852-1968 in Family Search.
  4. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 20, Family # 20.
  5. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964 forAbsalom Collom # 43620.

Benjamin Franklin Rhoads1

M, b. 19 July 1869, d. 17 October 1951
Father*Levi S. Rhoads1 b. 11 Jan 1835, d. 12 May 1920
Mother*Frances G Herr1 b. 24 Jan 1845, d. 20 Dec 1917
Last Edited15 Nov 2014
     Benjamin Franklin Rhoads was born on 19 July 1869 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Jessie E (?) before 1897.2 Benjamin Franklin Rhoads died on 17 October 1951 at age 82.1 He was buried on 20 October 1951 at Quarryville Cemetery, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Benjamin Franklin Rhoads Find-a-Grave.com ID # 113101371 + family links.
     He appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 at West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He was a farmer on own farm # 176 on Agriculture Census on 13 February 1920.2 He and Jessie E Rhoads appeared on the census of 13 February 1920 at East Drumore Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Jessie E (?) b. 12 Dec 1864, d. 26 Jun 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 20, 2014 for Frances Herr Rhoads.
  2. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, East Drumore, Dist 33, Dwelling # 221, Family # 229.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Nov 15, 2014.
  4. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Hempfield, Dwelling # 20, Family # 20.

Elsie Ozena Rhoads1

F, b. 1885, d. 1889
Father*Levi S. Rhoads1 b. 11 Jan 1835, d. 12 May 1920
Mother*Frances G Herr1 b. 24 Jan 1845, d. 20 Dec 1917
Last Edited12 Feb 2017
     Elsie Ozena Rhoads was born in 1885 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was buried in 1889 at Quarryville Cemetery, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She died in 1889 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 Elsie Ozena Rhoads Find-a-Grave.com ID # 112453951 + family links.

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 20, 2014 for Frances Herr Rhoads.
  2. [S281] Unknown compiler, Link from My Heritage Feb 12, 2017.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 12, 2017.

Ellis B Brackbill1

M, b. 16 August 1894, d. 7 August 1969
Father*Christian E Brackbill2 b. Jan 1871
Mother*Annie (?)2 b. Jun 1876
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Ellis B Brackbill was born on 16 August 1894 at Pennsylvania.3,4 He married Alice Mae Groff before 1926.1 Ellis B Brackbill died on 7 August 1969 at age 74.4 He was buried on 10 August 1969 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 Ellis B Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 58544939.
     He appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at Keystone Mill?, Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He was a carpenter doing general work on 27 April 1920 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He and Alice Mae Brackbill appeared on the census of 27 April 1920 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 Ellis B Brackbill and Alice Mae Brackbill appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 Ellis B Brackbill was a carpenter in the carpentry trade on 17 April 1940.3 He and Alice Mae Brackbill appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Alice Mae Groff b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Newspaper and date.
  2. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 107, Dwelling # 148, Family # 155.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 36-131, Visitation # 249.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.
  5. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 141, Dwelling # 126, Family # 135.
  6. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 127, Dwelling # 169, Family # 175.
  7. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 113, Dwelling # 344, Family # 355.

Alice Mae Groff1

F, b. 14 February 1896, d. 13 July 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Alice Mae Groff was born on 14 February 1896 at Pennsylvania.2,3 She married Ellis B Brackbill, son of Christian E Brackbill and Annie (?), before 1926.1 Alice Mae Groff died on 13 July 1958 at age 62.3 She was buried on 16 July 1958 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3
     She and Ellis B Brackbill appeared on the census of 27 April 1920 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 As of before 1926,her married name was Brackbill.1 Alice Mae Brackbill and Ellis B Brackbill appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 Alice Mae Brackbill and Ellis B Brackbill appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Ellis B Brackbill b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Newspaper and date.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 36-131, Visitation # 249.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.
  4. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 127, Dwelling # 169, Family # 175.
  5. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 113, Dwelling # 344, Family # 355.

Ruth M Brackbill1

F, b. 17 November 1929, d. 20 August 2003
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Ruth M Brackbill was born on 17 November 1929 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 She died on 20 August 2003 at age 73.3 She was buried on 23 August 2003 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Ruth M Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 118587200.
     She appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 36-131, Visitation # 249.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014 in her obituary.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 113, Dwelling # 344, Family # 355.

Alice Brackbill1

F, b. 9 February 1937, d. 11 October 2012
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Alice Brackbill was born on 9 February 1937 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 She married Henry K Lantz on 21 January 1956.3,2 Alice Brackbill died on 11 October 2012 at Essa Flory Hospice Center, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 75.2 She was buried on 14 October 2012 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Alice E. Lantz, age 75, of East Petersburg, PA passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Essa Flory Hospice Center. She was the wife of Henry K. "Hank" Lantz with whom she celebrated 56 years of marriage on January 21st of this year.

She was born in Kinzers, PA, daughter of the late Ellis & Alice Groff Brackbill. She worked for the former K.D. Tools Mfg. for 19 1/2 years and part-time for Vallorbs for 13 years. She enjoyed going to the mountains. She had a great passion for the outdoors, animals and was especially fond of children. She enjoyed the Phillies, especially watching Cole Hamels.

Surviving besides her husband are four children: Ronald L. husband of Debora K. Clendenin Lantz of Smoketown, Allen L. "Nick" Lantz of Kent, WA, and his fiancée Lisa Harrison, Kathy L. wife of Scott Hornaday of Owensboro, KY, Lisa M. Lantz of East Petersburg and her fiancé Pete Kirk; 3 grandchildren; 5 siblings: Mary Hershey of Paradise, Christian Brackbill of New Holland, Rhoda Feister of Elizabethtown, Grace Strubel of Ronks, J. Harold Brackbill of Loxley, AL. She was preceded in death by 5 siblings: Maurice, Elam, Aaron, Anna and Ruth Brackbill.

Funeral service will take place from the Bellevue Presbyterian Church, 810 Newport Avenue, Gap, PA on Monday, October 15th, at 10 a.m. with Rev. William S. Davies, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the Hershey Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call at the Shivery Funeral Home, Inc., 3214 Lincoln Hwy. East, Paradise, PA on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and again at the church on Monday from 9 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604 or to Pleasant View Retirement Community Benevolent Fund, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545. shiveryfuneralhome.com

(Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 10/13/2012.)2 Alice Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 98778010.
     She appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 As of 21 January 1956,her married name was Lantz.3

Family

Henry K Lantz

Citations

  1. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 36-131, Visitation # 249.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.
  3. [S202] Newspaper and date.

J Harold Brackbill1,2

M, b. 6 June 1938, d. 16 February 2013
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited26 Oct 2014
     J Harold Brackbill was born on 6 June 1938 at Pennsylvania.1,3 He married Amy Garrett, daughter of Archie McKinley Garrett and Ethel Lee Peddie, after 1945.3 J Harold Brackbill died on 16 February 2013 at Loxley, Alabama, at age 74.2,3 He was buried on 20 February 2013 at Beulah Community Cemetery, Beulah, Escambia, Florida; J. Harold Brackbill
June 6, 1938 – February 16, 2013
Harold Brackbill, age 74, a native of Lancaster, PA and a resident of Loxley, AL, died Feb. 16, 2013. He enjoyed being an active member of the Loxley First Baptist Church. Mr. Brackbill enjoyed bowling, the beach, bike riding and spending time with his family to include playing cards and other games. He is survived by one son, William Harold (Connie) Brackbill of Dunwoody, GA, two daughters, Lori (David) Lawrence of Pensacola, FL and Jenell (Keith) Finnamore of Stapleton, AL, one brother, Christian Brackbill and three sisters, Mary Hershey, Grace Strubel and Rhoda Feister all of Lancaster, PA, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Loxley First Baptist Church with Rev. Bo Rice officiating. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Beulah Community Cemetery, Beulah, FL. www.mackfuneral.com.3 J Harold Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 105352417.
     He appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He was a member of Loxley First Baptist Church.3

Family

Amy Garrett b. 17 Nov 1939, d. 3 May 2008
Children
  • Lori Ellen Brackbill4
  • Jenell Alice Brackbill4
  • William Harold Brackbill5

Citations

  1. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 36-131, Visitation # 249.
  2. [S202] Newspaper and date.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of Amy Garrett Brackbill.
  5. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of J Harold Brackbill.

Christian E Brackbill1

M, b. January 1871
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Christian E Brackbill was born in January 1871 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Annie (?) circa 1894 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Christian E Brackbill married Marie O (?) after 1900.2
     Christian E Brackbill and Annie Brackbill appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Annis is recorded as being the mother of 2 children, only 1 living at time of this census. On this census Christian's sister Anna M Brackbill was living in household, age 21, born Apr 1879.1 Christian E Brackbill and Marie O Brackbill appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at Keystone Mill?, Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family 1

Annie (?) b. Jun 1876
Child

Family 2

Marie O (?) b. 1868

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 107, Dwelling # 148, Family # 155.
  2. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 141, Dwelling # 126, Family # 135.

Annie (?)1

F, b. June 1876
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Annie (?) was born in June 1876.1 She married Christian E Brackbill circa 1894 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
     As of circa 1894,her married name was Brackbill.1 Annie Brackbill and Christian E Brackbill appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Annis is recorded as being the mother of 2 children, only 1 living at time of this census. On this census Christian's sister Anna M Brackbill was living in household, age 21, born Apr 1879.1

Family

Christian E Brackbill b. Jan 1871
Child

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 107, Dwelling # 148, Family # 155.

Marie O (?)1

F, b. 1868
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Marie O (?) was born in 1868 at Pennsylvania.1 She married Christian E Brackbill after 1900.1
     As of after 1900,her married name was Brackbill.1 Marie O Brackbill and Christian E Brackbill appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at Keystone Mill?, Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Christian E Brackbill b. Jan 1871

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 141, Dwelling # 126, Family # 135.

Maurice G Brackbill1

M, b. 29 October 1917, d. 9 April 2011
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Maurice G Brackbill was born on 29 October 1917 at Gap, Salisbury Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Rhoda E Shertzer on 26 April 1941.2 Maurice G Brackbill died on 9 April 2011 at Denver Nursing Home, Stevens, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 93.2 He was buried on 16 April 2011 at Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Section 2
Maurice Groff Brackbill, 93, formerly of Millersville, entered into rest on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the Denver Nursing Home, Stevens, PA.

Born October 29, 1917 in Gap, he was the son of the late Ellis B. and Alice M. (Groff) Brackbill. He was married to Rhoda E. (Shertzer) Brackbill on April 26, 1941. Rhoda passed away on February 25, 2000.

Maurice worked as a truck driver for Raub Supply Company retiring in 1982. A member of the Millersville Mennonite Church, he and his wife, Rhoda, formerly owned and operated "Mrs. Brackbill's Baked Goods" from their home in Millersville. They also took in Millersville University Students since 1964.

He will be lovingly missed by three sons, M. Kenneth Brackbill, husband of Arlene K., of Columbia, Marvin E. Brackbill, husband of Carolyn M., of Mount Joy and Robert L. Brackbill, husband of Heidrun K., of Ellicott City, MD; a daughter, Janet E., wife of Barry L. Loose, of Ephrata; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; two brothers, Christian and Harold Brackbill; and four sisters, Mary Hershey, Rhoda Feister, Grace Strubel and Alice Lantz. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna L. Hess, wife of Elmer L. Hess; a granddaughter, Karen Lou Brackbill; two brothers, Elam and Aaron Brackbill; and two sisters, Anna and Ruth Brackbill.

Funeral Services will be held at Millersville Mennonite Church, 437 Manor Avenue, Millersville, PA 17551 on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 11 AM with Rev. Melvin H. Thomas officiating. Interment will be in the Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to view at the church on Saturday between 9:30 and 11:00 AM. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial Remembrances can be made in Maurice's memory to the church. Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home 717-872-2266

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 4/12/2011.2 Maurice G Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 57408533.
     He appeared on the census of 27 April 1920 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania,Census is spelled Morris G in 1930.3

Family

Rhoda E Shertzer b. 1917, d. 25 Feb 2000

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 127, Dwelling # 169, Family # 175.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 113, Dwelling # 344, Family # 355.

Aaron B Brackbill1

M, b. 1921, d. 12 April 1947
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Aaron B Brackbill was born in 1921 at Pennsylvania.1,2 Killed in service of his country Aaron B Brackbill died on 12 April 1947 at Alaska.2 He was buried on 15 April 1947 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2
     He appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 113, Dwelling # 344, Family # 355.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.

Anna Mae Brackbill1

F, b. 22 August 1923, d. 1 August 2010
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Anna Mae Brackbill was born on 22 August 1923 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 She died on 1 August 2010 at Garden Spot Retirement Community, New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 86.3 She was buried on 7 August 2010 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Anna M. Brackbill, 86, formerly of Smoketown, died at Garden Spot Retirement Community on Sunday, August 1, 2010.

Anna retired from working in the breakfast and salad room at Millersville University. After retirement, she worked at Kitchen Kettle Village.

She was a member of Kinzer Mennonite Church. Born in Salisbury Township, Anna was the daughter of the late Ellis B. and Alice (Groff) Brackbill. She is survived by three brothers, Maurice B. Brackbill of Ephrata, Christian E. Brackbill of New Holland and J. Harold Brackbill of Loxley, AL; four sisters, Mary B. Hershey of Paradise, Rhoda E. Feister of Juniata County, Grace E. Strubel of Ronks and Alice E. Lantz of East Petersburg and many nieces and nephews. Anna was preceded in death by two brothers, Elam and Aaron, and a sister, Ruth Brackbill.

VIEWING: Saturday, August 7, 2010, from 10 until 11 AM in Kinzer Mennonite Church, 45 North Kinzer Road, Kinzers, PA. FUNERAL: Saturday, August 7, at 11 AM in the church with Pastor Dwight Groff officiating. Interment in Hershey Mennonite Cemetery. Bachman Funeral Home, Strasburg, PA.
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 8/3/2010.3 Anna Mae Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 55813079.
     She appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist 113, Dwelling # 344, Family # 355.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014 in her obituary.

Elam H Brackbill1

M, b. circa March 1920, d. 19 June 1920
Father*Ellis B Brackbill1 b. 16 Aug 1894, d. 7 Aug 1969
Mother*Alice Mae Groff1 b. 14 Feb 1896, d. 13 Jul 1958
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Elam H Brackbill was born circa March 1920.1 He died on 19 June 1920.1 He was buried on 21 June 1920 at Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Elam H Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 58545001.

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.

Rhoda E Shertzer1

F, b. 1917, d. 25 February 2000
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Rhoda E Shertzer was born in 1917.1 She married Maurice G Brackbill, son of Ellis B Brackbill and Alice Mae Groff, on 26 April 1941.1 Rhoda E Shertzer died on 25 February 2000.1 She was buried on 28 February 2000 at Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Rhoda E Shertzer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 57408604.
     As of 26 April 1941,her married name was Brackbill.1

Family

Maurice G Brackbill b. 29 Oct 1917, d. 9 Apr 2011

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 24, 2014.

Amy Garrett1

F, b. 17 November 1939, d. 3 May 2008
Father*Archie McKinley Garrett2 b. 1902, d. 1990
Mother*Ethel Lee Peddie3
Last Edited26 Oct 2014
     Amy Garrett was born on 17 November 1939 at Pensacola, Florida.1 She married J Harold Brackbill, son of Ellis B Brackbill and Alice Mae Groff, after 1945.1 Amy Garrett died on 3 May 2008 at Loxley, Alabama, at age 68.1 She was buried on 6 May 2008 at Beulah Community Cemetery, Beulah, Escambia, Florida; LOXLEY, ALABAMA

Amy Garrett Brackbill
Nov. 17, 1939 ~ May 3, 2008

Amy Garrett Brackbill, a native of Pensacola and a resident of Loxley, died Saturday, May 3, 2008. She was 68.

Brackbill was a member of Loxley First Baptist Church and the Loxley Quilt Club.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Brackbill of Loxley; two daughters, Lori Ellen Lawrence of Pensacola and Jenell Alice Byrd of Stapleton; one son, William Harold Brackbill of Atlanta; two sisters, Helen Norris of Pensacola and Thelma Lanton of Fairhope; and eight grandchildren.

A luncheon for family and friends will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Loxley First Baptist Church, with visitation to follow from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Burial will take place at 3:30 p.m. at the Beulah Community Cemetery in Beulah, Fla.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Loxley First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 114, Loxley, AL 36551, or to the American Cancer Society, 19059 Greeno Road, Suite A, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Arrangements are being handled by Mack Funeral Home and Crematory in Robertsdale.1 Amy Garrett Find-a-Grave.com ID # 26616261 + obit and family links.
     As of after 1945,her married name was Brackbill.1

Family

J Harold Brackbill b. 6 Jun 1938, d. 16 Feb 2013
Children
  • Lori Ellen Brackbill4
  • Jenell Alice Brackbill4
  • William Harold Brackbill5

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of daughter, Amy Garrett Brackbill.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of Archie McKinley Garrett, her husband.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of Amy Garrett Brackbill.
  5. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of J Harold Brackbill.

Archie McKinley Garrett1

M, b. 1902, d. 1990
Last Edited26 Oct 2014
     Archie McKinley Garrett was born in 1902.1 He married Ethel Lee Peddie.2 Archie McKinley Garrett died in 1990.1

Family

Ethel Lee Peddie
Child

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of daughter, Amy Garrett Brackbill.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 26, 2014 of Archie McKinley Garrett, her husband.

Edward M Bryson1

M, b. 13 June 1874, d. 15 February 1959
Father*M Franklin Bryson2 b. 16 Oct 1846, d. 17 Dec 1913
Mother*Susan Helm2 b. 26 Nov 1846, d. 27 Aug 1932
Last Edited20 Nov 2015
     Edward M Bryson was born on 13 June 1874 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,3 He married Sara Jane Shank in 1900.4 Edward M Bryson died on 15 February 1959 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 84. Cause of death was cancer of liver and rectum.3 He was buried on 19 February 1959 at Paradise Mennonite Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Edward M Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 53726575.
     He was listed as a resident in M Franklin Bryson and Susan Bryson's household in the census report on 7 June 1880 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5

Family

Sara Jane Shank b. 1879, d. 1971
Children

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 128, Dwelling # 4, Family #4.
  2. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1963. For son Edward M Bryson Certificate # 14647.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1963. Certificate # 14647.
  4. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 128, Dwelling # 4, Family #4. Maiden name from Mildred's birth record # 54398.
  5. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist # 173, Dwelling # 123, Family # 131.
  6. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 # 105214 for still born baby 1912.

Sara Jane Shank1,2

F, b. 1879, d. 1971
Last Edited10 Dec 2019
     Sara Jane Shank was born in 1879 at Dauphin, Pennsylvania.1,3 She married Edward M Bryson, son of M Franklin Bryson and Susan Helm, in 1900.1 Sara Jane Shank was buried in 1971 at Paradise Mennonite Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She died in 1971.4 Sara Jane Shank Find-a-Grave.com ID # 53726610.
     As of 1900,her married name was Bryson.1 She witnessed the death of Edward M Bryson on 15 February 1959 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Cause of death was cancer of liver and rectum.5

Family

Edward M Bryson b. 13 Jun 1874, d. 15 Feb 1959
Children

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 128, Dwelling # 4, Family #4. Maiden name from Mildred's birth record # 54398.
  2. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania Birth Cerificates 1906-1911 for Mildred Kathryn Bryson # 58935.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 # 105214 for still born baby 1912.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 21, 2015.
  5. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1963. Certificate # 14647.
  6. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 128, Dwelling # 4, Family #4.

Ethel May Bryson1

F, b. 1902
Father*Edward M Bryson1 b. 13 Jun 1874, d. 15 Feb 1959
Mother*Sara Jane Shank1 b. 1879, d. 1971
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Ethel May Bryson was born in 1902 at Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 128, Dwelling # 4, Family #4.

John William Bryson1

M, b. 30 October 1917, d. 28 March 1968
Father*Amos Milton Bryson1 b. 13 Feb 1872, d. 7 Nov 1943
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Silknetter1 b. 3 Jun 1879, d. 16 Apr 1957
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     John William Bryson was born on 30 October 1917.1 He married Clarabel (?) after 1935.1 John William Bryson died on 28 March 1968 at age 50.1 He was buried on 31 March 1968 at Upper Octorara Church Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania. Inscription: PA TSGT 38 TFC Reg Gp TC.1 John William Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 35144022.

Family

Clarabel (?) b. 29 Feb 1920, d. 29 Oct 1994

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.

Clarabel (?)1

F, b. 29 February 1920, d. 29 October 1994
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Clarabel (?) was born on 29 February 1920.1 She married John William Bryson, son of Amos Milton Bryson and Mary Elizabeth Silknetter, after 1935.1 Clarabel (?) died on 29 October 1994 at age 74.1 She was buried on 31 October 1994 at Upper Octorara Church Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.1 Clarabel (?) Find-a-Grave.com ID # 35144021.
     As of after 1935,her married name was Bryson.1

Family

John William Bryson b. 30 Oct 1917, d. 28 Mar 1968

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.

Alice Bryson1

F, b. 9 June 1899, d. 22 August 1992
Father*Amos Milton Bryson1 b. 13 Feb 1872, d. 7 Nov 1943
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Silknetter1 b. 3 Jun 1879, d. 16 Apr 1957
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Alice Bryson was born on 9 June 1899.1 She married Levi Townsley after 1915.1 Alice Bryson died on 22 August 1992 at age 93.1 She was buried on 25 August 1992 at Atglen Methodist Cemetery, Atglen, Chester, Pennsylvania.1 Alice Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 30721412.
     As of after 1915,her married name was Townsley.1 She witnessed the death of Mary Elizabeth Silknetter on 16 April 1957 at Coatesville Hospital, Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Cause of death was acute myocardial infarct, length of illnes was 12 hours.2,1,3

Family

Levi Townsley b. 4 Oct 1882, d. 17 Apr 1952

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.
  2. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Visit May 1, 2004.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1963. Certificate #32300.

Levi Townsley1

M, b. 4 October 1882, d. 17 April 1952
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Levi Townsley was born on 4 October 1882.1 He married Alice Bryson, daughter of Amos Milton Bryson and Mary Elizabeth Silknetter, after 1915.1 Levi Townsley died on 17 April 1952 at age 69.1 He was buried on 20 April 1952 at Atglen Methodist Cemetery, Atglen, Chester, Pennsylvania.1 Levi Townsley Find-a-Grave.com ID # 30721411.

Family

Alice Bryson b. 9 Jun 1899, d. 22 Aug 1992

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.

Earl Milton Bryson1

M, b. 1901, d. 1982
Father*Amos Milton Bryson1 b. 13 Feb 1872, d. 7 Nov 1943
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Silknetter1 b. 3 Jun 1879, d. 16 Apr 1957
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Earl Milton Bryson was born in 1901 at Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.1 He married Hazel E Miller after 1925.1 Earl Milton Bryson was buried in 1982 at Upper Octorara Church Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.1 He died in 1982 at Chester, Pennsylvania.1 Earl Milton Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 40562581.

Family

Hazel E Miller b. 24 Oct 1910, d. 21 Apr 1990

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.

Hazel E Miller1

F, b. 24 October 1910, d. 21 April 1990
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Hazel E Miller was born on 24 October 1910 at Pennsylvania.1 She married Earl Milton Bryson, son of Amos Milton Bryson and Mary Elizabeth Silknetter, after 1925.1 Hazel E Miller died on 21 April 1990 at Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 79.1 She was buried on 24 April 1990 at Upper Octorara Church Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
     As of after 1925,her married name was Bryson.1

Family

Earl Milton Bryson b. 1901, d. 1982

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.

Paul Joseph Bryson1

M, b. 22 December 1903, d. 12 July 1980
Father*Amos Milton Bryson1 b. 13 Feb 1872, d. 7 Nov 1943
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Silknetter1 b. 3 Jun 1879, d. 16 Apr 1957
Last Edited31 Oct 2014
     Paul Joseph Bryson was born on 22 December 1903 at Chester, Pennsylvania.1 He married Eva Louise McLaughlin before 1925.1 Paul Joseph Bryson died on 12 July 1980 at Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 76.1 He was buried on 15 July 1980 at Upper Octorara Church Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.1 Paul Joseph Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 39761771.

Family

Eva Louise McLaughlin b. 28 Jul 1904, d. Jan 1983

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Oct 31, 2014.