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1844 Mary M Meals died on September 17 and was buried at Wenksville Cemetery, Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Mary M Meals was born on June 1, 1844. [1]

1860 Eve Meals (age 14, born in Pennsylvania) lived in Menallen, Adams County, Pennsylvania, at post office Bendersville, with Ferdinand Meals (age 51), Catharine Meals (age 40), Amos Meals (age 22), Henrietta Meals (age 19), David Meals (age 18), Adam Meals (age 13), Elizabeth Meals (age 12), Susanna Meals (age 11), John Meals (age 9), George W Meals (age 7), Theodore Meals (age 4), Rosanna J Meals (age 3), and William Meals (age 1). [2]

1870 Son David Meals died on May 6 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. David Meals was born on March 5, 1842. [3] He was thrown from a horse. [4]

1875 Harry Ferdinand Meals Sterner, child of Levi Sterner and Eve Sterner, was baptized on May 13, 1876, at the Lutheran Church in Franklin Twp, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Harry Ferdinand Meals Sterner was born on August 3, 1875, in Pennsylvania. [5]

1880 Levi Sterner (age 29, born in Pennsylvania, married) lived in Highland Twp, Adams County, Pennsylvania, in a household with Eve Sterner (age 34), C. Emory Sterner (age 6), Harry F. Sterner (age 4), John F. Sterner (age 3), and Virginia E. Sterner (age 1). Levi Sterner's parents were both born in Pennsylvania. Levi Sterner was a farmer. [6]

1900 Eve Starner (born in Pennsylvania in Oct 1844, married for 26 years), wife, lived in Hamiltonban, Adams County, Pennsylvania, in a household with Levi Starner (age 49), and children Harry F Starner (age 24), John F Starner (age 23), and William R Starner (age 18), and Levi's mother Elizabeth Starner (age 86). Eve Starner's parents were both born in Pennsylvania. Eve Starner had had 6 children, 5 still living. [7]

1903 A death notice for Levi Starner was published in the on September 16. "Levi Starner dies from the effects of an injury received at the furniture factory … The deceased was born of Charles and Elizabeth Steiner, in Franklin township, near Arendtsville, March 28th, 1851, and was 51 years, 5 months, and 13 days of age. He was a farmer until the fall of 1892, when he went into the wood-working business at Orrtanna. He continued at this until June of last year when he formed a partnership with his eldest son, C. Emory Starner, known as the Ortanna Manufacturing Company. Soon after they removed their machinery to this place, going into the Gettysburg Furniture Company, father and son managing the business. … Mr. Starner … is survived by his wife, who was Miss Eve Meals, of near Bendersville, and five children: C. Emory, of this place, Harry F. and John F. both of Ortanna, Mrs. Virginia Robert and William R., both of this place …" [8]

1955 Harry Ferdinand Starner died on November 30 and was buried at Saint James Church Cemetery, Geigertown, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Harry Ferdinand Starner was born on August 3, 1875. [9]


[1] Find A Grave Memorial 33884799, [FindAGrave].

[2] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[3] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, PA, Adams, Gettysburg, Lutheran, St James Evangelical Lutheran, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[4] U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, PA, Adams, Gettysburg, Lutheran, St James Evangelical Lutheran, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[6] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[7] United States Federal Census, 1900, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[8] Newspaper, Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), [AncestryImage].

[9] Find A Grave Memorial 22721125, [FindAGrave].