Davis and Deyoe Family History

The Genealogy of Lester and Eleanor Davis

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Burial place for Aaron Raker Umholtz

Interred in Saint Peter's (Hoffman's) Church Cemetery, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA.

Status: Not yet located

Owner/SourceLester B Davis
Linked toAaron Raker UMHOLTZ

Saint Peter's (Hoffman's) Church Cemetery, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA

Notes: Saint Peter's (Hoffman's) Cemetery, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA at the intersection of South Crossroads Road and Moon Lane. The cemetery is approximately one mile East of Berrysburg and two miles West of Gratz.
[The following bit of interesting history concerning this cemetery was provided by Laura McQuaid when she drafted a findagrave entry for George Benjamin Buffington.] "John Nicholas Hoffman, a member of the Hoffman family reknowned for the number of it's men who served in the Revolutionary War, was born in Tulpehocken Twp., Berks County. "His father, at minimum, had immigrated from Germany through the port of Rotterdam, Holland, and arrived in Philadelphia in 1739. "John Nicholas Hoffman lived near Short Mountain, Lykens Vally, PA. "He owned a large tract of land and deeded the land for the building of Hoffman's (St. Peter's) Church. 'During the Revolution, John Nicholas participated in the battles of Long Island, Brandywine and Germantown. "He was elevated to the rank of Lt. during the Battle of Long Island. "His name is listed on a historical cemetery marker erected by the state of Pennsylvania which is located at the front entrance of the cemetery. "His specific gravesite in this cemetery has not yet been identfied due to the age and deterioration of the oldest stones and the fact that many are written in German script."


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