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Pennsylvania and American German Gravestone Guide

Forks or Salem Church (Werkheiser or Stocker) Cemetery,
Forks Township, Northampton Co. PA - Group 7

Photos Copyright: Gayle Fisher

Elisabeth Werkheiser Stone
Elisabeth Werkheiser
1795 - 1858
John Werkheiser Sr. Stone
John Werkheiser Sr.
1810 - 1872

Stone reads:
Wife of John N. Werkheiser
Daughter of Michael and Anna M. Sandt

Stone reads:
Hymn 660?
Text - Psalms 39 vs.5-8
Verse shown is vs.5-7
"Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah. Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them. And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee. (8 Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.)"

Group 7

Picture Groups:   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 7

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