14 September 2015

On This Day: Tombstones defaced


Tombstones were defaced in the Catholic cemetery in Lancaster City, including that of John Hensler’s wife. Officer Lentz arrested four men On This Day in 1880 for defacing her marble tombstone. The four men were: Henry Steffie, Jason McEvoy, Edward Curie, and Albert Reidenbach.

Source
Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 14 September 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.