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1. Information received via email from Cathy Wentz (CTWENTZ@aol.com), 2001.
2. Deed dated 2 May 1783; Norristown Deeds, Vol. 2, page 366.
3. WorldConnect pages maintained by Thera (tsh@harborside.com) at worldconnect.rootsweb.com; 2001.
4. Fraktur containing birth and baptism information on Christina Lohr. Original in possession of John and Barbara Rudisill of Worton, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of the writer.
5. Information received from David Depp (SolaGratia@msn.com) of Lewisberg, North Carolina, via email on July 7, 1997.
6. "Abstracts of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Wills & Administrations 1784-1823," Ellwood Roberts, Willow Bend Books, 2000.
7. Information posted to the WENTZ GenConnect Board (genconnect.rootsweb.com) on March 21, 2001 by Judith Bennett (gbennett@pdn.net).
8. "York County, Pennsylvania, Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 1", by Marlene S. Bates and F. Edward Wright, pub. by Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1991, p. 89.
9. Records of Emanuel Reformed Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.
10. Robert Stover, "Abstracts from the Republican Compiler Adams County, Pennsylvania 1831-1851", Volume II, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1976).
11. Randy J. Miller, "Abstracts of Adams County, Pennsylvania Wills (1826-1850)", (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Adams County Historical Society, 1996).
12. "PA death certificate of John L. Rudisill", File No. 104943, Registered No. 47, certified number 027027, Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
13. 1860 Pennsylvania census.
14. "Obituary of Christiana Rudisill", Hanover Herald, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, Saturday, October 28, 1876. Photocopy in possession of the writer.
15. Information from gravestone in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hanover, York, County, Pennsylvania.
16. PA IGI March 1992
17. "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. 78.
18. Information received from Ted Rudisill.
19. Lida Bowman Meckley, comp., "Bair's Mennonite Burial Grounds - Situated in Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania" (Pennsylvania: September 1938).
20. Nola J. Ciufo, Larry Bolin, Shirley A. Mikesell, comp., "Sundry Genealogy Material Pertaining to South Central Pennsylvania Book VIII", The South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc., York, PA, 2000.
21. Fraktur containing birth and baptism information on Jacob Rudisill. Original in possession of John and Barbara Rudisill of Worton, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of the writer.
22. "Saint Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, Burials 1790-1865", Frederick S. Weiser, 1969.
23. Edward L. Rudisill, "The Rudisill Genealogy", (Elverson, PA: Olde Springfield Shoppe, 1995).
24. "History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania"; Warren, Beers & Co.; Chicago, IL; 1886.
25. Records of St. James Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
26. 1850 U. S. Census
27. Record of the Marriages of St. Matthew's Congregation, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, as recorded in volume III of the church records.
28. 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.
29. Ray D. Schwartz, "The Andrew Schwartz Family 1744-1985", (self-published, 1985).
30. Data compiled by Earl Rudisill in 1959.
31. Data compiled by John A. Mehring of 28 Tree Top Trail, Fairfield, Pennsylvania 17320-8237 and sent to the writer by Mr. Mehring.
32. Church records of Mt. Joy Lutheran Church, Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
33. 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.
34. 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.
35. 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.
36. Carroll County Public Library, comp., "Carroll County, Maryland Marriage Licenses, 1837-1899", (Wesminster, MD: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Inc., 1995).
37. "Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Cumberland, York and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania", (reprinted by Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, 1986), edited by Samuel T. Wiley, Esq. Originally published in 1897 by C.A. Ruoff Company, Philadelphia; p. 266-267.
38. 1860 U. S. Census
39. LDS Film Number 0022194, Records of Strayers Church, Dover Township; Emanuel Reformed Church, Hanover; all of York County, Pennsylvania.
40. Calendar of Vital Records of the Counties of York and Adams (Pennsylvania), The Historical Society of York County, York, York County, Pennsylvania.
41. "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.
42. Last will and testament of David Bowman, copy in my possession.
43. "Death Certificate of Mrs. Anna Mary Rudisill", Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records #0076749, File No. 26690, certified copy in the possession of the writer.
44. Cemetery records of the Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Photocopy in possession of the writer.
45. Inscriptions of Grace Church cemetery, Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania; obtained from the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602.
46. Information compiled by the late Earl Stockslager Rudisill, circa 1956. Copy in the possession of the writer.
47. M. J. Bollinger, "Dayhoff Family Outline", date unknown.
48. Information received from Don and Jeanine Hartman of Tooele, Utah, March, 1995.
49. Records of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Whitehall, Mt. Pleasant Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
50. "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.
51. "PA death certificate of John C. Rudisill", certified copy number 030720, Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records. Certified copy in the possession of the writer.
52. 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.
53. Personal knowledge of the writer.
54. Card from funeral service of John C. Rudisill. Copy in the possession of the writer.
55. 1900 U. S. Census
56. 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.
57. Information received from Charles Appler, 10417 New Bedford Ct SE, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936-7253.
58. "The Alumni Record of Gettysburg College 1832-1932, Centennial Edition," Clyde B. Stover, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, 1932.
59. Information received from Fred Rudisill (fm.rudisill@gte.net); 2001.
60. "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.
61. Information from Mrs. Martha (Schaeffer) Herting received July 16, 1994. Much of this information was compiled by her father, Carl Schaeffer.
62. Edward L. Weikert, Jr., "History of the Weikert Family, 1735-1930", 1930.
63. M. J. Bollinger, "Shoemaker Family Outline", date unknown.
64. Church records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
65. Fraktur containing birth and baptism information on Martin Rudisill. Original in possession of John and Barbara Rudisill of Worton, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of the writer.
66. 1850 Pennsylvania census.
67. Information received via email from Susan Ayres <sayres412@earthlink.net>; 19 November 2001. Susan's ggg grandparents were George and Margaret (Lohr) Feeser.
68. "Chancery Books of Carroll County, Maryland, Volumes 1-20, 1837-1873", abstracted by Virginia D. Stenley, pub. by Family Line Publications, Westminster, Maryland, 1994.
69. "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.
70. "John Bixler (1700-1765) Pioneer, Immigrant, Farmer," Agnes Bixler Kurtz, ABK Publications, 2000.
71. "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. 98.
72. 1870 Pennsylvania census
73. "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. 118.
74. Jan Bankert, Roberta Banker Stein, et. al., "Bankert-Banker-Bankard Family," http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~banker/Index.htm, 10/11/01.
75. Maryland IGI, March 1992
76. Information sent to Judith Bennett (gbennett@pdn.net) by Michael Lau of York, Pennsylvania.
77. Information received from Judith Bennett (gbennett@pdn.net), 2001.
78. "York County, Pennsylvania, Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 1", by Marlene S. Bates and F. Edward Wright, pub. by Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1991, p. 173.
79. Gertrude Kraber Dworzak, "A Genealogical History of Conrad Maul and His Descendants"; Asbury Park, New Jersey; 1967.
80. Information posted to the York County, Pennsylvania query board at rootsweb.com by Robert Russell Schadt (rschadt@cub.kcnet.org), December 2000.
81. Genealogy records of Gartha Deardorff Garrett.
82. Memorial card from funeral service for Ethel Deardorff Wentz. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.
83. Newspaper obituary of Ethel Deardorff Wentz. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.
84. Gravestone located at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., PA. Photograph of gravestone taken 1995 in possession of the writer.
85. "The Flickinger Family History, including the Flickinger Families in the United States of America", by Robert Elliott Flickinger. Success Composition and Printing Co., Des Moines, Iowa, 1927.
86. Newspaper announcement of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin J. Flickinger's 50th wedding anniversary.
87. WorldConnect site mainted by sharonbrickner Brickner <brickner@fiax.net> at worldconnect.rootsweb.com; 2001.
88. "Obituary of George W. Dutterer", Hanover Evening Sun, Tuesday, March 28, 1933. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.
89. Records of St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.
90. "Pennsylvania Births, Montgomery County 1682-1800," John T. Humphrey, 1993.
91. "York County, Pennsylvania, Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 1", by Marlene S. Bates and F. Edward Wright, pub. by Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1991.
92. Information received via email from Patricia Newton (weamil@hotmail.com), 2001.
93. "Rauenzahner to Routson, A Family on the Move", by John P. Dern and M. Marjorie Waidner, Picton Press, Camden, Maine.
94. Wendy Bish, comp., "Tombstone Inscriptions from Wentz Meetinghouse (Mount Zion U. B. Church), Hanover, PA", October 1992.
95. Information from Linda Herbison, given to her by Doyle Wildasin of Hanover, PA, December 1994.
96. Virginia D. Stenley, abs., "Chancery Books of Carroll County Maryland, Volumes 21-40, 1873-1889", (Westminster, Maryland: Family Lines Publications, 1996)
97. Record of the Marriages of St. Matthew's Congregation, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, as recorded in volume II of the church records. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.
98. O.T. Everhart, "A History of the Everhart and Shower Families from 1744 to 1883, embracing six generations", (Hanover, York County, PA: O.T. Everhart, 1883).
99. C. T. Zahn and Frederick S. Weiser, trans. and ed., "Maryland German Church Records, Volume 10", (Westminster, MD: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1995).
100. Cemetery records of St. David's Cemetery, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.
101. "Descendants of Frederick Wentz, b. 1761" contributed by Sandra Fields <flewens@swbell.net>, located on the website freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~peppler/maryland; 2001.
102. Obituary of Horatio N. Wentz located in the Wentz Family File at the York County Heritage Trust Library, York, Pennsylvania.
103. York County, Pennsylvania, Marriage, Book O, page 195.
104. History of Lycoming County Pennsylvania 1892, page 1061.
105. Records of Sherman's (St. David's) Church, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania as posted on Ancestry.com website; 2001.
106. 1850 census of Carroll County, Maryland.
107. 1870 U. S. Census
108. Newspaper obituary of Ephraim Wentz of Melrose, dated October 29, 1923; located in the Wentz Family File at the York County Heritage Trust Library, York, Pennsylvania.
109. WorldConnect site of Rick Huneke (rickhuneke@hotmail.com), located at worldconnect.rootsweb.com; 2001.
110. Obituary of Benjamin Wentz, dated April 2, 1897, located in the Wentz Family File at the York County Heritage Trust Library, York, Pennsylvania.
111. Descendant report received from Elaine Miller (ekmiller99@fwi.com), 2001.
112. Newspaper obituary of Uriah Wentz located in the Wentz Family File at the York County Heritage Trust Library, York, Pennsylvania.
113. Newspaper obituary of Amelia Wentz.
114. Newspaper wedding announcement of Sterling Uriah Wentz and Helen Marie Wagner located in the Wentz Family File at the York County Heritage Trust Library, York, Pennsylvania.
115. WorldConnect site maintained by Annette Hagy-Rose <mona@satx.rr.com> located at worldconnect.rootsweb.com; 2001.
116. Newspaper obituary of Elmer H. Wentz, located in the Wentz Family File at the York County Heritage Trust Library, York, Pennsylvania.
117. Kevin J. Greenholt, "Abstracts of Adams County Pennsylvania Wills, 1800-1826", (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1988).
118. Information from Dave Schubert, Box 451, Pomona, NJ 08240; (schubert@jerseyscape.net); 1997.
119. "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.
120. Carroll County Genealogical Society, comp., "Carroll County Cemeteries, Volume Five: Part One North-Central", Westminster, Maryland: 1999.

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