John Bryer   ~  Cassel & Harley headstones  

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Photos from Harley Family Cemetery (1730)

Klein Meeting House (1843)

Maple Avenue

Harleysville, PA

Latitude:      40.29190

Longitude:  -75.37500

 

Grave of Peter Becker (1687-3/19/1758), first Brethren minister in US. Original headstone in front. Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. HEADSTONE INSCRIPTION: "In memory of PETER BECKER. First Eld. of the Brethern in America, Born at Dillsheim in Germany 1687, Embraced the Doctrine of the Brethern 1714. Emigrated with twenty families of Brethern and settled in Germantown 1719. Came to Indian Creek 1747 and died 3/19/1758. He was married to Dorothy Partman by whom he had two daughters, Mary married Rudolph Harley & Elizabeth Jacob Stump. Erected by his great great grandson May 17, 1886, Abrm. H. Cassel"Grave of Abraham Harley Cassel (21Sep1820-23Apr1908). Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. Grave of Samuel Harley (3/6/1758-3/24/1839). Revolutionary War veteran. Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House.Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. Grave of Elizabeth Rhodes Cassel (2/25/1823-12/8/1898), wife of Abraham Harley Cassel (9/21/1820-4/23/1908). Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House.Grave of "W *  H". Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. Grave of "G H 1794". Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. Grave of Peter Becker (1687-3/19/1758), first Brethren minister in US. Harley family burial grounds at Klein Meeting House. HEADSTONE INSCRIPTION: "In memory of PETER BECKER. First Eld. of the Brethern in America, Born at Dillsheim in Germany 1687, Embraced the Doctrine of the Brethern 1714. Emigrated with twenty families of Brethern and settled in Germantown 1719. Came to Indian Creek 1747 and died 3/19/1758. He was married to Dorothy Partman by whom he had two daughters, Mary married Rudolph Harley & Elizabeth Jacob Stump. Erected by his great great grandson May 17, 1886, Abrm. H. Cassel"         

 


 

Photo from Indian Creek Church of the Brethren

Harleysville, PA.

www.indiancreekcob.org

Latitude:      40.29494

Longitude:  -75.40453

 


 

Photos from Indian Creek Farm

Indian Creek Road & Mill Road

Harleysville, PA

Latitude:      40.29907

Longitude:  -75.40205

 

Indian Creek Farm, once home of Cassel family. Ella Cassel Baugher (20Sep1898-21Apr1987) was born here.     House of Abraham Harley Cassel (21Sep1820-23Apr1908). Once housed the second largest private library in the US. 50,000 items.     Indian Creek Farm, once home of Cassel family. Ella Cassel Baugher (20Sep1898-21Apr1987) was born here.


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