I “met” Jacob Kunkle on a walk through the cemetery adjacent
Zion UCC in New Providence. Jacob, according to his stone, was born 19 September 1822 and died 7 July 1906. His wife, Elizabeth, is buried next to him.
predeceased him. Jacob appears on the 1900 Census as a widower. He is a boarder
living with James and Lizzie Broome and their daughter Carrie. Jacob lists his
occupation as a tanner. The census also shows that both of Jacob’s parents were
born in Pennsylvania.
They are all living in ProvidenceTownship, LancasterCounty.
Tombstone Tuesday is a genealogical prompt of