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1. Information received from Charles Appler, 10417 New Bedford Ct SE, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936-7253.
2. Data compiled by John A. Mehring of 28 Tree Top Trail, Fairfield, Pennsylvania 17320-8237 and sent to the writer by Mr. Mehring.
3. Correspondence dated 10 February 1997, from Charles Appler of 10417 New Bedford Ct., SE, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936-7253, to Richard Creps of 908 Contento Circle, Sarasota, FL 34242l; copies in possession of the writer.
4. Information received from Don and Jeanine Hartman of Tooele, Utah, February, 1995. Much of their information has been obtained from the Dierdorff Notebooks, Trimmer Notebooks and the Collection of Notes on George and Lottie Emig at the York County Historical Society, York Co., PA.
5. PA IGI March 1992
6. Information received from Dick Creps (DICK744@aol.com), June 5, 1997.
7. "Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century", Family Line Publications.
8. J. Thomas Scharf, A.M., "History of Western Maryland, being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties from the earliest period fo the present day; including biographical sketches of their Representative Men", Vol II, reprinted by Clearfield Company & Family Line Publications, 1995, (orginally published Philadelphia, 1882).
9. Inscriptions from Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Taneytown, Carroll County, Maryland, transcribed on 1 October 1889 and published in "The Democratic Advocate", a local newspaper, on 14 December 1889.
10. Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, "Names in Stone, 75,000 Cemetery Inscriptions from Frederick County, Maryland", (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985).
11. "Will of Cristian Harner", April 7, 1837, Carroll County courthouse, Carroll County, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of writer.
12. Frederick S. Weiser, ed., "Maryland German Church Records, Vol. 8", (Westminster, Maryland: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1994).
13. Records of Christ Reformed Church, near Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
14. Church records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
15. "Chancery Books of Carroll County, Maryland, Volumes 1-20, 1837-1873", abstracted by Virginia D. Stenley, pub. by Family Line Publications, Westminster, Maryland, 1994.
16. "Genealogical Abstracts of Adams County, Pennsylvania, Birth, Marriage and Death Registrations, 1852-1855, with surname index", published by The South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc., York, PA, Special Publication Number 32, January/April 1986.
17. Fraktur containing birth and baptism information on Michael Harner. Original in possession of John and Barbara Rudisill of Worton, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of the writer.
18. Burial records of St. John's Lutheran churchyard, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania; obtained from the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602.
19. Robert Stover, "Abstracts from the Republican Compiler Adams County, Pennsylvania 1831-1851", Volume II, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1976).
20. "Will of Michael Herner", April 18, 1840, Carroll County courthouse, Carroll County, Maryland. Photocopy of original in the possession of the writer.
21. "Administration Account of the estate of Michael Herner", Carroll County courthouse, Carroll County, Maryland. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.
22. "Will of Susannah Harner", September 10, 1842, Carroll County courthouse, Carroll County, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of writer.
23. Michael Gulden, "Shanebrook Family Outline".
24. Burial records of St. James Reformed Church cemetery, Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania; obtained from the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602.
25. Church Records of the German Reformed and Evangelical Lutheran Congregations at St. Mark's Church (White Church), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Copies of records in possession of the writer.
26. Information received from Luxie Althoff.
27. "Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century", pub. Family Line Publications, p. 173.
28. Randy J. Miller, "Abstracts of Adams County, Pennsylvania Wills (1826-1850)", (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Adams County Historical Society, 1996).
29. "Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century", pub. Family Line Publications, p. 176.
30. "Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century", pub. Family Line Publications, p. 179.
31. Church records of Mt. Joy Lutheran Church, Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
32. C.E. Schildknect, ed., "Monocacy and Catoctin, Some Settlers of Western Maryland and Adjacent Pennsylvania and Their Descendants 1725-1988", Vol. II, (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1989).
33. "Frederick County, Maryland Backgrounds", by Steve Gilland, Family Line Publications, Westminster, Maryland, 1995.
34. Ray D. Schwartz, "The Andrew Schwartz Family 1744-1985", (self-published, 1985).
35. Information received from David Depp (SolaGratia@msn.com) of Lewisberg, North Carolina, via email on July 7, 1997.
36. "Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century", pub. Family Line Publications, p. 182.
37. Records of St. John's Evangelical Church, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 1763-1868; film number 0883684 of the LDS Family History Center.
38. 1850 U. S. Census
39. Record of the Marriages of St. Matthew's Congregation, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, as recorded in volume I of the church records.
40. "PA death certificate of Lydia Stockslager", File No. 98085, Registered No. 34, Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, certified copy number 032516. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
41. Cemetery records of the Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Photocopy in possession of the writer.
42. "Saint Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, Burials 1790-1865", Frederick S. Weiser, 1969.
43. "Genealogical Abstract of York County, Pennsylvania, Marriage Registration Book 1852-1855, with surname index", Special publication number 28, July, 1984, published by The South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc.
44. "Maryland German Church Records, Vol. 7, Saint Mary's Church, Silver Run, Carroll County", translated and edited by Frederick S. Weiser, Noodle Doosey Press, Manchester, Maryland.
45. 1900 U. S. Census
46. Information received in a letter from Patricia A. Fortney, 2730 Barrick Road, Finksburg, Maryland 21048-1423; dated March 22, 1998. Original in possession of the writer.
47. 1860 U. S. Census
48. "Records of St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover, Pennsylvania 1741-1831", translated with an introduction by Frederick S. Weiser, pub. by Picton Press, Camden Maine, 1994, p. 163.
49. Records of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown, Adams County, Pensylvania.
50. Maryland IGI, March 1992
51. Information compiled by the late Earl Stockslager Rudisill, circa 1956. Copy in the possession of the writer.
52. Record of the Marriages of St. Matthew's Congregation, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, as recorded in volume III of the church records.
53. "Trimmer, Spangler, Flickinger and Allied Families", Volume 1, Hanover Public Library, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.
54. 1870 U. S. Census
55. Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
56. Records of St. Mary's Lutheran Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.
57. Carroll County Genealogical Society, comp., "Carroll County Cemeteries, Volume Five: Part One North-Central", Westminster, Maryland: 1999.
58. Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Taneytown, Carroll County, Maryland.
59. Data compiled by Earl Rudisill in 1959.
60. "PA death certificate of Clara Virginia Rudisill", File No. 95593, Registered No. 32, certified copy number 030742, Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
61. Record of the Births and Baptisms of the children of St. Matthew's Congregation, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, as recorded in volumes II and III of the church records. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.
62. Papers from will and probate records of Joseph Stockslager; Adams County courthouse, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Photocopies in the possession of the writer.
63. Stockslager records in the card file of the Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as copied by Isabel McGuire on April 16, 1983. Copy of transcript in the possession of the writer.
64. Records of St. James Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
65. "PA death certificate of John C. Rudisill", certified copy number 030720, Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
66. Information received from Ted Rudisill.
67. "PA death certificate of David C. Rudisill", File No. 77324, Reigstered No. 150, certified copy number 030759, Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
68. Application for marriage no. 952 made 8/15/1889, marriage license no. 952 of the State of Pennsylvania, County of Adams issued 8/15/1889 and marriage return no. 952 filed 8/22/1889.
69. Church records of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Two Taverns, Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 1888-1959. Copies of records in possession of the writer.
70. Personal knowledge of the writer.
71. Edward L. Rudisill, "The Rudisill Genealogy", (Elverson, PA: Olde Springfield Shoppe, 1995).
72. Card from funeral service of John C. Rudisill. Copy in the possession of the writer.
73. Data compiled by John A. Mehring of 28 Tree Top Trail, Fairfield, Pennsylvania 17320-8237 and sent to the writer by Mr. Mehring, May 1997.
74. "Birth record of Mary Blettner", Records of the Orphan's Court of the County of York, State of Pennsylvania, Registry of Births No. 3. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
75. Information from Mrs. Martha (Schaeffer) Herting received July 16, 1994. Much of this information was compiled by her father, Carl Schaeffer.
76. Information from gravestone in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hanover, York, Co., PA.
77. Inscriptions from St. Mary's Cemetery, Mayberry Road, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland, taken from "The Democratic Advocate", a local newspaper, printed December 21, 1889.
78. Carroll County Public Library, comp., "Carroll County, Maryland Marriage Licenses, 1837-1899", (Wesminster, MD: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Inc., 1995).
79. "Death Certificate of George W. Harner", Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records #0095103, File No. 6992, certified copy in the possession of the writer.
80. Information from obituary of George Harner in the Evening Sun of Hanover, York Co., PA on Monday, June 16, 1922. Copy in possession of the writer.
81. Marriage notice in The Gettysburg Compiler, March 11, 1867; Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
82. "Death Certificate of Annie Catharine Harner", Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records #0095095, File No. 82807, certified copy in the possession of the writer.
83. Anna Matthias Colestock, "The Matthias Family", self-published, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, 1995.
84. Records of St. Mary's Lutheran Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.
85. 1910 U.S. Census
86. General census of cemeteries in York County (Pennsylvania), 1832-1837, (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), LDS Film #0022171.
87. Obituary of Nadine E. (Wisensale) Rudisill, which appeared in "The York Daily Record" (York, York County, Pennsylvania) on September 1, 1993.
88. Church records of Redeemer Reformed Church, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
89. Information received from David Arnold (darnold@lightmail.com).
90. Information from Dave Schubert, Box 451, Pomona, NJ 08240; (schubert@jerseyscape.net); 1997.


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