David Stone
Barbara Ann Stone


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1. Abraham Reiter

Barbara Ann Stone 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 23 May 1829, New Holland, Lancaster, PA 5
  • Marriage (1): Abraham Reiter
  • Died: 14 Jul 1899, Ephrata, Lancaster, PA at age 70 2 5

   FamilySearch ID: MGT8-MBZ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded David Stone, farmer, 65, living with daughter Barbara Reider, 21, and her husband, Abraham Reider, miller, 24, and their son David S., 1 month old when the census was recorded on 22 Aug 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was valued at $8000, Abraham had no value.

2. Census in 1860 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7 The 1860 census recorded Abram Reiter, 35, living with wife Barbara, 31; Louisa, 4; Martin, 1; and Barbar's father, David Stone, 74. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Lancaster Examiner Ad: Sale of Estate of David Stone on 13 Sep 1862 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 8 ORPHANS COURT SALE. ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1862, in pursuance of an order of the Orphan's Coart of Lancaster connty, the subscribers, administrators of the estate of David Stone, late of Earl township, said county, dec'd , will sell at public sale, on the premises, situated at the New Holland and Hinkletown road, 1 mile north of New Holland, the following Real Estate of said deceased, viz: A tract of first-rate limestone land, CONTAINING 15 ACEES & 85 PERCHES, adjoining lands of Elias Stone, Daniel Holl and others, tbe improvements are a large Frame DWELLING HOUSE, Summer House, Barn, Carriage House. Hog Sty and other outbuildings, a never-failing well of water, first-rate Orchard and a variety of other fruit. There is on this property a good lime kiln and a first rate quarry. This property is one of the most pleasant locations in the neighborhood for a private residence. Sale to commence at 2 o'clock. P M., of said day. Terms made known by the subscribers, administrators of said deceased.

4. Residence: on 29 Nov 1888 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3

5. She has conflicting death information of 16 Jul 1899 and Ephrata, Lancaster, PA. 1

6. Obituary: Semi-Weekly New Era: obituary of Barbara Ann Reiter on 19 Jul 1899 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 2 -----
An Ephrata Lady's Death.
Mrs. Barbara A. Reiter, an esteemed lady residing with her daughter, Mrs. L. O. Alderfer, Lincoln avenue, Ephrata, died on Friday morning at eleven o'clock, of apoplexy, aged seventy years. Deceased was stricken with apoplexy seven weeks ago, since which time she had been bedfast. Mrs. Reiter was the daughter of David Stone and was born near New Holland, where she had resided all her life time until ten years ago, when she took up her residence with her daughter at Ephrata. She was married in 1859 to Abraham Reiter, who died in 1876. She is survived by one child. Mrs. L. O. Alderfer, Ephrata, and by one brother, Daniel Stone, residing in Colorado. Mrs. Reiter had been a member of the Reformed Church since early youth, and lived an exemplary Christian life. The funeral was held on Monday morning at 8:45 o'clock from her late home No. 102 Lincoln avenue, Ephrata. Services in the First Reformed Church, Ephrata, and burial at Voganville. Rev. S. Schweitzer conducted the funeral service.

7. Obituary: The Inquirer: obituary of Barbara Reiter on 22 Jul 1899 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 1 REITER, Barbara, widow of Abraham, died July 16, at Ephrata, of paralytic stroke. Deceased was about seventy years old and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. L. O. Alderfer.

Barbara married Abraham Reiter. (Abraham Reiter was born on 20 Feb 1823 in , Lancaster, PA 9 and died on 7 Oct 1876 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA 9.)


1 The Inquirer (Lancaster, PA), 22 Jul 1899, page 5. Obituary of Barbara Reiter.

2 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 19 Jul 1899, Page 2. Obituary of Barbara Ann Reiter.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF4Q-496 Lewis O. Alderfer and Lizzie J. Reiter, 29 Nov 1888; citing Marriage, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 37020. Lizzie J. Alderfer. Father Abraham Reiter. Mother Barbara Stone. Informant: L. O. Alderfer.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Lancaster > Ephrata > Bethany United Church of Christ. Burial in Vogansville of Barbara A. Reiter dau. of Mr. & Mrs. David Stone died Jul 14 1899 age 70-1-21.

6 1850 United States Census, David Stone, Earl Township, Lancaster, PA.

7 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXT4-PS4 Abram Reiter, Household ID 526.

8 The Lancaster Examiner (Lancaster, PA), 20 Aug 1862, page 3. Orphan's Court Sale of David Stone estate.

9 Lancaster Daily Intelligencer (Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania), 14 Oct 1876, page 2. Obituary of Abraham Reiter.

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