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Livingood Cemetery~Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa.
Posted by: jc (ID *****5058) Date: December 09, 2004 at 10:36:21
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Livingood Cemetery

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

Directions: To get to this cemetery from Womelsdorf, Pa. go North on Route 419 for 4.4 miles, left on Deck Road 3.7 miles then right on Temple Road 1 mile to cemetery on hill behind fourth house on left.

History: A patent was received by Jacob for this land. Formerly Livingood Meetinghouse (St. Paul's United Brethren)

There are 26 carved stones.

Row 1:

Livingood, Catharine w/o John, November 17,1817 - September 29,1889 ; aged 71y 10m 12d.

Livingood, John, Died January 12,1887 ; aged 67y Co.F 167, Civil War.

Frantz, Malinda (Livingood) w/o Levi F., Died November 26,1886 ; aged 34y 1m 14d.

Livingood, Sarah Ann (Bickel) w/o Jacob, June 11,1847 - August 21,1866 ; aged 19y 2m 10d.

Livengood, Georg h/o Eliza (Livengood), November 23,1823 - July 8,1863 ; aged 39y 6m 16d (sic). Enlisted in Co.H 151st, September 16,1862, wounded at Gettysburg July 1,1863.

Lewenguth, Jacob, April 8,1793 - March 30,1863 ; aged 59y 11m 2d.

Lewenguth, Catharina (Muller) w/o Jacob, September 22,1801 - June 6,1862 ; aged 60 y 10m.

Shower, Adam E., February 9,1823 - February 2,1887 ; aged 63y 11m 23d.



Row 2:

Levengood, Julian d/o Samuel and Margaret, April 24,1815 - February 15, 1882 ; aged 66y 9m 4d (sic).

Livingood, Peter consort of Leah, October 31,1820 - July 2,1862 ; aged 41y 8m 1d.

Lebenguth, Peter, March 21,1763 - April 10,1846 ; aged 82y 11m 11d (sic).

Hannah (Sens), October 20,1770 - February 2, 1841 ; aged 71y 3m 13d (sic).

Lebengut, Samuel, February 2,1795 - October 22,1850 ; aged 55y 8m 20d, married Margaretha Katerman.

Lebenguth, Margareth (Katerman) w/o Samuel, January 6,1793 - July 7,1870 ; aged 77y 6m 1d.

Samuel, June 25,1822 - July 4,1856 ; aged 34y 0m 9d, married Catharina (Seifert) 10 Years.



Row 3:

Levengut, Catharina d/o Jacob and Catharine, April 1,1833 - January 21, 1834 ; aged 0y 9m 20d.



Row 4:

Levengood, Isabella J. d/o George and Elisa, April 1, 1858 - April 3,1859 ; aged 1y 0m 2d.

Lebenguth, Children of George and Elisa,

Rebecca L. May 4,1856 - May 17,1857 ; aged 1y 0m 13d.
Esra Johann, May 11,1854 - May 13,1857 ; aged 3y 0m 2d.
Lebengut, Thomas s/o Jacob and Catharina, March 5,1825 - June 26,1828 ; aged 3y 3m 21d.
Lebengut, Jacob s/o Jacob and Catharina, January 10,1828 - December 18,1829 ; aged 1y 11m 8d.

Israel s/o Samuel and Margareth, January 24,1819 - September 21,1840 ; aged 20y 7m 27d (submerged).



Row 5:

Lebengut, Nathaniel Peter s/o Peter and Leah, January 16,1843 - February 28,1845 ; aged 2y 1m 12d.

Cyrus s/o George and Elisa, May 12,1847 - May 29,1848 (submerged).

Johann s/o Samuel and Catharine (submerged).

Catharine (submerged).

Additional inscriptions copied 1942 by MOS:

Kurr, Lilly d/o Thomas and Kate, Died November 2, 1873 ; aged 1y 2m 29d.



Observations:

Indicates graves are laying almost North to South. There are 25 rows East to West and 10 rows including the 10 feet into the field indicating room for 125 graves, likely most lots full. The South side stops at the roof extending the building.



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