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Bashore Cemetery, Bethel Township, Berks County, Pa.
Posted by: jc (ID *****5058) Date: December 09, 2004 at 10:43:00
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Bashore Cemetery

The following is from an article published by the 'Lebanon Daily News' and written by Schuyler C. Brossman concerning the BASHORE Cemetery in Bethel Township, Berks County, Pa.

Directions to Cemetery: Route 501 North .3 miles North of Merkey's Meetinghouse, turn left on Bashore Street 1.6 miles to farm with large pond on the left. The site is located across the road from the pond on the edge of the field along the stream bank. It's hidden by brush and trees.

There are 48 graves, 16 carved stones and one fieldstone.

Row 1

Harrison Dunkelberger, April 27,1845 - January 8,1864 ; aged 18y 8m 11d.

Jonathan Bashore, December 6,1826 - April 13,1883 ; aged 56y 2m 7d.

Sarah w/o Jonathan, March 19,1826 - April 2,1899 ; aged 73y 0m 13d.

Row 2

Franklin Bashore s/o Jonathan and Sarah, May 31,1865 - March 14,1867 ; aged 1y 9m 14d.

Wilson, September 28,1857 - December 22,1862 ; aged 5y 2m 24d.

Row 3

Michael Meyers, May 7,1785 - April 15,1857 ; aged 71y 11m 8d.

Catharine Boesher w/o Michael, February 5,1786 - January 29,1868 ; aged 81y 11m 23d.

Christine {Etter} Boyer w/o Johannes, June 25,1840 - August 7,1860 ; aged 20y 1m 12d.

Carolina Bashore d/o Michael and Ester, March 24,1849 - June 30,1852 ; aged 3y 3m 6d.

Jacob s/o George and Caroline, April 19,1847 - August 31,1849 ; aged 2y 4m 24d {sic}.

George Boshore s/o Michael, July 8,1829 - December 1842 ; aged 13y 6m 0d as written.

Christopher Clark, 1772 - 1836 ; aged 64 years.

Row 4

Jonathan Kinntzel, October 4,1815 - August 24,1849 ; aged 33y 10m 20d.

Catharine {Bosher} w/o Philip, May 7,1787 - August 6,1854 ; aged 67y 2m 30d.

Row 5

Lydia {Bosher} Gabe w/o Jacob, March 14, 1780 - June 21,1838 ; aged 58y 3m 7d.

There are 32 burials and some unmarked graves.

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