WAPWALLOPEN CEMETERY

The Wapwallopen Cemetery is known locally by many names...Wapwallopen Cemetery, Old River Road Cemetery, Cemetery of the Union Reformed and Lutheran Church. The cemetery is one of the oldest in the area and dates back around 1802. There are still burials taking place at the cemetery, however these records will be only of earlier burials - those before 1900.

Used for this list were some of the church cemetery records (the original church records were written in German and translated and are available on film through the LDS family history center). Also used were some of the WPA records made in the 1930's; plus many other records. These are not just the cemetery files, nor a list of the tombstones and the information written on them, but a list, somewhat alphabetical, of burials which include dates PLUS whatever pertinent information was available through my own research. (When there is an age given at the death, please do your own calculations. Some of these do not calculate properly and not all of the miscalculations have been noted.) Use my information, but please, please, please, remember this is just a guide...not to be taken as gospel! I have made a study of many of the local families, and have tried to be accurate in adding information to the list; but being human have probably made some errors along the way.

Send me an E-mail if you have corrections to this list. Also, if you have information on the local families that you would be willing to share.


ANDREAS/ANDRES, Reuben
Spouse: 1st wife: Maria Magdalena MEIXELL;
2nd wife: Maria FENSTERMACHER (widow HESS)
s/o John ANDRESS and Elizabeth REX
b 02 Feb 1815; d 07 Jun 1900; aged 84

ANDRES, Christina
Nee: NAUGLE
Spouse: Josiah (Joshua) ANDRES
b 01 Nov 1832; d 27 Nov 1885

ANDRES, Catherine
Spouse: John ANDRES
d/o Peter MAURER and Maria SCHOBER
b 01 Nov 1812; d 10 Nov 1855; aged 43.0.9

ANDRES, Elizabeth
Spouse: Abraham ANDRES
b 25 Aug 1788; d 21 May 1864; aged 75.8.26

ANDRES, Elizabeth
Spouse: John ANDRES
d/o Christopher REX and Hannah __________
b 04 Dec 1790; d 04 May 1855; aged 64.5.0

ANDRES, John
Spouse: Elizabeth REX
s/o Martin ANDRES and Anna Maria REBER
b May 1790; d 12 Aug 1875; aged 85

ANDRES, John
Spouse: Mary Ann HELLER
s/o John ANDRES and Catharine MAURER
b 01 Feb 1846; d 26 Oct 1907; aged 62.8.25
When John's father died in 1861, Reuben Andres was appointed guardian

ANDRES, John
Spouse: Catharine MAURER
s/o Abraham ANDRES and Elizabeth
b 26 Sep 1809; d 06 Nov 1861

ANDRES, Josiah (Joshua)
Spouse: Christine NAUGLE
s/o John ANDRES and Elizabeth REX
b 14 Apr 1834; d 06 Nov 1889
He was known as Josiah, however church baptismal records show Joshua.

ANDRES, 'Mary' Maria Magdalena
Spouse: 1st wife of Reuben ANDRES
d/o Philip MEIXELL and Catharine LANEHART
b 03 Sep 1823; d 10 Oct 1863; aged 40.1.27

ANDRES, Mary A.
Spouse: John ANDRES
d/o Absolom HELLER and Catherine WEISS
b 22 May 1844; d 27 Dec 1905; aged 61.7.4

ANGLE, Joseph W.
Spouse: Savilla (Charity) FENSTERMACHER
s/o ?George ANGLE and Elizabeth?
b 09 Jan 1840; d 16 Jul 1915; aged 75.5.7

ANGLE, Savilla (Charity)
Spouse: Joseph W. ANGLE
d/o John FENSTERMACHER and Sarah HESS
b 09 Apr 1840; d 20 Sep 1887; aged 47.5.11

BITTENBENDER, Catherine
Nee: STACKHOUSE
Spouse: Samuel BITTENBENDER
b 14 Jun 1838; d 30 Jan 1889; aged 50.7.16

BITTENBENDER, Elizabeth
Spouse: Nathan BITTENBENDER
d/o Samuel MILLER and Elizabeth HARTER
b 06 Dec 1837; d 14 Jan 1889; aged 51.1.8

BITTENBENDER, Elizabeth
Spouse: John BITTENBENDER
d/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
b 17 Jan 1804; d 13 Apr 1842; aged 38.2.26

BITTENBENDER, Elizabeth
Nee: PETTY
Spouse: 1st husband, ___________WALP;
2nd husband, John BITTENBENDER
b 21 Jan 1819; d 02 May 1902; aged 83.4.1

BITTENBENDER, Margaret
Nee: KECK
Spouse: 2nd wife of John BITTENBENDER
b ca 1826; d 22 Aug 1853; aged 26.7

BITTENBENDER, John
Spouses: 1st wife, Elizabeth HESS;
2nd wife, Margaret KECK;
3rd wife, Elizabeth PETTY (widow of__________WALP)
b 22 Nov 1806; d 21 Mar 1868; aged 61.4.19

BITTENBENDER, Nathan
Spouses: 1st wife, Elizabeth MILLER;
2nd wife, Sarah HESS (widow of__________BRESHLINE)
s/o Jacob BITTENBENDER and Elizabeth HESS
b 13 Nov 1838; d 27 Jun 1913; aged 74.6.12

BROWN, Conrad
Spouse: Maria __________
b 12 Sep 1788; d 27 Jan 1866; aged 74.6.12

BROWN, George
b 13 Aug 1820; d 15 Apr 1883

BROWN, Jonas
b 1832; d 27 Apr 1883; aged 51

BROWN, Maria
Spouse: Conrad BROWN
b 19 Jan 1793; d 22 May 1865; aged 72.4.3

BROWN, Mary K.
b 23 Apr 1822; d 18 May 1882; aged 60.0.25

BROWN, Minnie
b 1879; d 1906; aged 27

BROWN, Susannah
b 27 Aug 1834; d 15 Jul 1894; aged 59.11.18

CRAGLE, Barbara Ann
Spouse: Daniel CRAGLE
d/o Jacob RUTSAY
b 27 Oct 1818; d 03 Jun 1887

CRAGLE, Daniel
Spouse: Barbara Ann RUTSAY
s/o John CRAGLE and Margaretha __________
b 29 Sep 1815; d 29 Jun 1868; aged 52.9.0

CRAGLE, Philip
s/o Daniel CRAGLE and Barbara Ann RUTSAY
b 19 Sep 1854; d 05 Aug 1882; aged 27.10.16

CRESSMAN, Jacob
b ca 1856; d 31 Jul 1882; aged 26

DIETRICH, Ann M.
Spouse: John DIETRICH
b 21 Feb 1757; d 25 Sep 1819; aged 62.7.4

DULL, Jacob
b 29 Jan 1804; d 03 Oct 1831; aged 27.8.4

DULL, John
b 20 Jul 1836; d 20 Aug 1863; aged 27.1.0

DULL, Susan
b 03 Apr 1803; d 20 Jun 1875; aged 72.2.17

ENGLE, George
b 08 Dec 1802; d 1851

ENOS, Barbara
Nee: KOESTER?
Spouse: Peter ENOS
b ca 1787; d 15 Dec 1854; aged 67

ENOS, Johan Peter
Spouse: Barbara KOESTER?
b 10 Jul 1780; d 25 Aug 1855; aged 66.1.15
No known children, Johan Peter died without any known relatives

EROH, Anna
Spouse: Samuel G. EROH
b 1870; d 1931

EROH, Henry
b 22 Dec 1845; d 26 Dec 1876

EROH, Samuel G.
Spouse: Anna __________
born 1865

FENSTERMACHER, Hiram
Spouse: Elizabeth __________
s/o John FENSTERMACHER & Sarah HESS
b Oct 1826; d 27 Mar 1855; aged 28.5.9

FENSTERMACHER, John
Spouse: Sarah HESS
s/o Philip FENSTERMACHER & Gertraut HARTER
b 16 Sep 1804; d 29 Jul 1885; aged 80.10.13

FENSTERMACHER, John
Spouse: Mary POTTER
s/o John FENSTERMACHER and Sarah HESS
b 09 Sep 1832; d 21 Dec 1912; aged 80.3.3

FENSTERMACHER, Mary Ann
Nee: POTTER
Spouse: John FENSTERMACHER
b 26 Oct 1834; d 10 Mar 1896; aged 61.4.14

FENSTERMACHER, Philip
Spouse: Gertraut HARTER
b 06 Oct 1771; d 31 Dec 1829; aged 59

FENSTERMACHER, Sarah
Spouse: John FENSTERMACHER
d/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
b 28 Feb 1807; d 02 Nov 1878; aged 71.8.4

FENSTERMACHER, William
Spouse: Rebecca 'Margaret' HESS
s/o Philip FENSTERMACHER and Gertraut HARTER
b 02 Aug 1809; d 14 Jul 1848; aged 38.11.4

FINK, Augustus
s/o Peter FINK and Lydia __________
b 01 Aug 1838; d 22 Mar 1863; aged 25.7.22

GARREN, John
b 1845; d 1917

GRUVER, Charles
b 13 Apr 1819; d 25 Feb 1858; aged 38.10.12

GROVER, Mary A.
Spouse: Freas GROVER
b 03 Mar 1850; d 03 Mar 1874; aged 23.11.8

HARTER, Aaron Kunkle
DID NOT MARRY
s/o Jacob HARTER and Rachel HESS
b 09 Feb 1832; d 03 Mar 1916

HARTER, Conrad
Spouse: Elizabeth MAURER/MOWERY
s/o Martin HARTER and Catharine BITTENBENDER
b 17 Mar 1821; d 12 Jan 1893

HARTER, Elizabeth
Spouse: Conrad HARTER
d/o Peter MAURER and Maria SCOBER
b 18 Nov 1820; d 06 Jan 1893

HARTER, Jacob
Spouse: Rachel HESS
s/o Martin HARTER and Christina Margaretha MAURER
b 18 May 1791; d 26 Apr 1867

HARTER, Jacob William
Spouse: Martha Alice 'Mary' WEISS
s/o William HARTER and Lydia Amanda RABER
b 17 Jun 1854; d 29 Nov/Dec 1922

HARTER, Martha Alice (Mary Alice)
Spouse: Jacob William HARTER
d/o William WEISS and Julianna 'Julia' FENSTERMACHER
b 09 Mar 1854; d 25 Feb 1910

HARTER, Mary
d/o Jacob HARTER and Rachel HESS
b 16 Apr 1835; d 11 May 1919

HARTER, Martin
Spouse: Christina Margaretha MAURER
s/o Martin HERTER and Maria Catharine__________(widow of _______MAURER)
b 1740; d 1804
Wife was his step-sister
Sgt. 2nd Bat. Northampton Co. Militia, Rev.War

HARTER, Rachel
Spouse: Jacob HARTER
d/o Jeremiah HESS and Elizabeth KELLER
b 06 Oct 1796; d 28 Feb 1877; aged 82.4.22

HELLER, Absalom
Spouse: Catherine WEISS
s/o Isaac HELLER and Elizabeth YOUNG
b 09 Oct 1813; d 03 Jul 1874; aged 60.8.24

HELLER, Catherine
Spouse: Absalom HELLER
d/o John Jacob WEISS and Elizabeth FENSTERMACHER
b 14 Aug 1819; d 10 Nov 1893; aged 74.2.26

HELLER, Elizabeth
Nee: YOUNG
Spouse: Isaac HELLER
b 16 Jan 1793; d 08 Oct 1855; aged 62

HELLER, Ella M.
Nee: MINNICH
Spouse: Elias M. HELLER
b 14 Nov 1860; d 24 May 1919; aged 59.6.10

HELLER, Elias M.
Spouse: Ella M. MINNICH
s/o Samuel HELLER and Sarah HELLER
b 23 May 1858; d 03 Apr 1906; aged 47.10.10
Parents...Samuel HELLER is s/o Isaac HELLER amd Elizabeth YOUNG;
Sarah HELLER is daughter of Christopher HELLER and M. Margaretha LANTZ

HELLER, George W.
Spouse: Miranda HESS
s/o Absalom Heller and Catherine WEISS
b 19 Jun 1856; d 19 Jan 1894; aged 42.7

HELLER, Isaac
Spouse: Elizabeth YOUNG
s/o Joseph HELLER and Margaret BUTZ
b 17 Jan 1786; d 14 Apr 1870; aged 84

HELLER, Isaac S.
s/o John M. HELLER and Lydia WEISS
b 13 Mar 1852; d 05 Aug 1878

HELLER, John M.
Spouse: Lydia WEISS
s/o Isaac HELLER and Elizabeth YOUNG
b 19 Jan 1826; d 15 Feb 1874

HELLER, Joseph S.
b 01 Aug 1840; d 08 Jun 1869
Civil War Veteran

HELLER, Lydia
Spouse: John M. HELLER
d/o Michael WEISS and Gertraut HARTER
b 29 Sep 1826; d 10 Aug 1896

HELLER, Maria Elizabeth
Spouse: Whitney HELLER
d/o Samuel HELLER and Sarah HELLER
b 03 Dec 1847; d 29 Aug 1909; aged 61.8
Parents...Samuel HELLER is son of Isaac HELLER and Elizabeth YOUNG;
Sarah HELLER is daughter of Christopher HELLER and S. Margaretha LANTZ

HELLER, Michael
died 11 Sep 1870; 65.7.26

HELLER, Samuel
Spouse: Sarah HELLER
s/o Isaac HELLER and Elizabeth YOUNG
b 06 Oct 1819; d 14 Jul 1887

HELLER, Sarah
Spouse: Michael HELLER
died 26 Apr 1883; aged 71.5.29

HELLER, V. Franklin
Spouse: Maria Catherine HESS
s/o John M. HELLER and Lydia WEISS
b 15 Jul 1849; d 18 Nov 1918
Full name was Venus Franklin...he was a composer and musician

HESS,???
s/o William HESS and Mary (This would be either Mary WEISS or Mary FENSTERMACHER)
died aged 23.7.9
There are no dates on the records which would help indicate which mother.

HESS, Cameron
s/o William HESS, jr. and Mary Magdalena FENSTERMACHER
b 04 May 1861; d 03 Dec 1884

HESS, Catharine
d/o Joseph HESS and Maria BILHEIMER
b 26 Jul 1843; d 28 Jun 1856

HESS, Della Rebecca
d/o Reuben HESS and Elizabeth READLER
b 20 Aug 1871; d 02 Apr 1894; aged 22.7.18

HESS, Eliza Ann
d/o Jacob HESS and Salome FENSTERMACHER
b 16 Nov 1855; d 29 Apr 1864; aged 8.5.13

HESS, Elizabeth
Nee: KELLER
Spouse: 1st wife of Jeremiah HESS
b ca 1756; d 19 Nov 1805; aged 49

HESS, Elizabeth
Nee: HILL
Spouse: Joseph HESS
b 16 Apr 1822; d 25 May 1892; aged 70.1.9

HESS, Elizabeth
Spouse: Reuben HESS
d/o Philip READLER and Rebecca WENNER
b 16 Jan 1847; d 04 Aug 1932

HESS, Emma S.
b 1888; d 1903

HESS, Flossie V.
d/o William Franklin HESS and Elizabeth HESS
died 1895
Parents...William Franklin HESS s/o Stephen HESS and Susanna KNORR;
Elizabeth HESS d/o John HESS and Elizabeth HARTER

HESS, Frances E.
d/o Stephen HESS and Susanna KNORR
b 24 Jul 1873; d 25 Sep 1873; aged 0.1.29

HESS, George
s/o William HESS and Maria Magdalena WEISS
b 29 Mar 1816; d 15 Apr 1816; aged 17 days

HESS, Hulda
Spouse: Thomas HESS
d/o ?Samuel SEELY and Margaret COURTRIGHT
b 03 Oct 1815; d 26 Jul 1893; aged 77.9.23

HESS, Hulda
b ca 1860; d 08 Feb 1892; aged 32

HESS, Ida Frances
d/o Milton HESS and Alice M. KIRKBAUM
b 04 Nov 1882; d 14 Aug 1884; aged 1.9.10

HESS, Jacob
Spouse: Maria KNORR
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Elisabeth KELLER
b 10 Mar 1755; d 14 Sep 1855; aged 77.6.4

HESS, Jacob, jr.
s/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
b 14 Jun 1802; d 30 Mar 1819; aged 16
One record gives the death year as 1817, either might be correct.

HESS, Jeremiah
Spouses: 1st wife, Elisabeth KELLER;
2nd wife, Susannah BOYER (widow Peter LENHART)
s/o Johan Conrad HESS and Anna Maria__________(Thought to be BEST, no proof)
b 19 Nov 1751; d 24 Oct 1819; aged 68

HESS, Jeremiah
Spouse: Sarah WALP
s/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
b 04 Nov 1808; d 16 Mar 1900; aged 91.4.12

HESS, Jeremiah
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Sarah WALP
b 02 Jan 1851; d 20 Jul 1854; aged 2.6.18

HESS, Joseph
s/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
b 21 Aug 1812; d 13 Feb 1882; aged 69.5.22
One record gives the death date as 18 Feb 1892, but it doesn't calculate properly

HESS, Levi
Spouse: Maria MEIXELL
s/o William H. HESS and Mary Madgalena WEISS
b 16 Feb 1826; d 03 Dec 1905

HESS, Manassah N.
s/o Tobias HESS and Susanna WHITEBREAD
b 08 Dec 1853; 26 Jun 1854; aged 0.6.18

HESS, Maria
Nee: KNORR
Spouse: Jacob HESS
b 05 Mar 1781; d 11 Nov 1840; aged 59.8.6

HESS, Maria
Nee: BILHEIMER
Spouse: Joseph HESS
b 15 Feb 1815; d 31 May 1859; aged 28.2.16

HESS, Maria
Spouse: Levi HESS
d/o Philip MEIXELL and Catharine LANEHART
b 04 Apr 1834; d 18 Nov 1886

HESS, Mary C.
d/o Samuel HESS and Elizabeth ANDRES
b 24 Jul 1860; d 03 Oct 1869; aged 9.2.9

HESS, Mary Magdalena
Spouse: William HESS
d/o Michael WEISS and Anna Margaretha READLER
b 12 Apr 1793; d 17 Dec 1869; aged 76.8.15

HESS, Mary Magdalena
Spouses: 1st husband, William HESS;
2nd husband, Reuben ANDRES
d/o John FENSTERMACHER and Sarah HESS
b 30 Jan 1829; d 30 May 1900; aged 71.4.0

HESS, Nathan F.
s/o Thomas HESS and Susan WHITEBREAD
b Nov 1859; died 08 Jan 1860; aged 8 weeks

HESS, Reuben
Spouse: Elizabeth READLER
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Sarah WALP
b 12 Jan 1837; d 12 Jul 1914; aged 77.6

HESS, Rudolph
s/o Samuel HESS and Elizabeth ANDRES
b 23 Mar 1858; d 09 Oct 1860; aged 2.6.16

HESS, Samuel
Spouse: Elizabeth ANDRES
s/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
b 05 Sep 1818; d 14 Dec 1858; aged 40.3.9

HESS, Sarah
Nee: WALP
Spouse: Jeremiah HESS
b 19 Oct 1811; d 26 Mar 1890; aged 78.5.7

HESS, Sarah A.
d/o William HESS and Mary Magdalena WEISS
b 26 Apr 1836; d 17 Feb 1843; aged 7.8

HESS, Sarah A.
s/o William HESS and Mary Magdalena WEISS
died 17 Dec 1815
Church cemetery records indicate parents as William HESS and Polly, the only parents that seems to 'fit' are the ones listed above, which would make this Sarah the eldest child...also note above another Sarah A. who is the youngest child of the family. A lot more research is needed.

HESS, Sarah Alice
d/o Levi HESS and Maria MEIXELL
b 11 Sep 1859; d 02 Dec 1893

HESS, Scott
died in infancy
Note: There was a Scott HESS born to William 'Milton' HESS and Angeline GROVER with dates: b 19 May 1877; d 25 Nov 1878. This information is given only as a possibility of parentage and dates. More research is necessary.

HESS, Stephen
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Maria FENSTERMACHER
b 13 Jan 1816; d 26 Mar 1816; aged 0.3.6

HESS, Stephen
Spouse: Maria KNORR
s/o William HESS and Maria Magdalena WEISS
b 05 Apr 1827; d 01 Apr 1887; aged 59.11.26

HESS, Stephen
s/o Jacob HESS and Salome FENSTERMACHER
b 02 Mar 1824; d 25 Jul 1824; aged 0.4.23

HESS, Susannah
Spouses: 1st husband, Peter LENHART/LANEHART;
2nd husband, Jeremiah HESS
d/o Frederick BOYER and Susanna MERKHAM
b 31 Oct 1774; d 31 Aug 1829; aged 54.8.0

HESS, Susannah
Nee: KNORR
Spouse: Stephen HESS
b 16 Mar 1835; d 29 Mar 1889; aged 54.0.13

HESS, Sylvester William
s/o William HESS and Mary Magdalena FENSTERMACHER
b 25 May 1851; d 15 Jul 1866; aged 15.1.26

HESS, Thomas
Spouse: Hulda SEELY
s/o Jacob HESS and Maria KNORR
died 23 May 1880; aged 66.0.25

HESS, Thomas
b 03 Oct 1815; d 26 Jul 1893; aged 77.9.23

HESS, Tobias
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Sarah WALP
b 30 Nov 1830; d 12 Mar 1842; aged 11.3.23

HESS, Urias
Spouse: Dorothy REMENSNYDER
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Sarah WALP
b 22 Sep 1848; d 1927

HESS, William
Spouse: Mary Magdalena WEISS
s/o Jeremiah HESS and Elizabeth KELLER
b 21 Sep 1789; d 19 Jan 1859; aged 69.3.28

HESS, William
s/o William HESS and Maria Magdalena WEISS
b 14 Feb 1822; d 14 Apr 1864; aged 42.2.0

HESS, William
s/o Joseph HESS and Maria BILHEIMER
b 16 Jul 1838; d 27 May 1854

HESS, William, jr.
Spouse: Mary Magdalena FENSTERMACHER
s/o William H. HESS and Mary Magdalena WEISS
b 14 Apr 1822; d 14 Apr 1864; aged 42.2

HICKS, Mordacaei E.
Spouse: Sarah E. ________
b 1850; d 1931

HICKS, Sarah E.
Spouses: 1st husband, Henry EROH;
2nd husband, Mordacaei E. HICKS
b 07 Mar 1850; d 16 Aug 1901

HIPPENSTEEL, Carrie E.
d/o Jacob HIPPENSTEEL and Savilla FENSTERMACHER
b 01 Feb 1874; d 08 Jul 1878; aged 4.5.7

HIPPENSTEEL, Leander J.
s/o Jacob HIPPENSTEEL and Savilla FENSTERMACHER
died 20 Feb 1853; aged 0.4.13

HIPPENSTEEL, Anna R.
d/o Jacob HIPPENSTEEL and Savilla FENSTERMACHER
died 24 Jan 1878; aged 5.9.28

HOCH, Daniel
Spouse: Catharine WARNER
s/o John HOCH
b 19 Dec 1796; d 07 Mar 1871; aged 74.2.19

HOCH, John
s/o Daniel HOCH and Catharine WARNER
b 15 Mar 1835; d 08 Apr 1864; aged 29.0.23

HOCH, Norman J.
s/o Solomon HOCH and Catherine HEMMERLY
b 03 Mar 1861; d 09 Sep 1861; aged 0.6.6

HOCH, Sarah
d/o Daniel HOCH and Catharine WARNER
b 30 Oct 1844; d 13 Apr 1864; aged 19.5.13

HOCH, Solomon
Spouse: Catherine HEMMERLY
s/o ?Daniel HOCH and Catharine WARNER
b 05 Mar 1831; d 24 Apr 1864; aged 33.1.19

HUMMEL, Samuel
b 06 Nov 1823; d 06 Mar 1860; aged 36.4.0

JOHNSON, Cora A.
Spouse: Otto M. JOHNSON
d/o Lewis WEISS and Roseanna SIZER
b 1861; d 1935

JOHNSON, Otto M.
Spouse: Cora WEISS
s/o Samuel JOHNSON and Caroline SONES
b 15 Nov 1867; d 1917


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