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Near Wernersville in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wilhelm and Elizabeth Hain Fischer

 
 
Wilhelm and Elizabeth Hain Fischer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
1. Wilhelm and Elizabeth Hain Fischer Marker
Inscription.
Erected to the memory of
Wilhelm Fischer
Born in the Palatinate April 11, 1706
Arrived at Philadelphia Aug. 17, 1733
Died October 23, 1771
and his wife
Elizabeth Gertrude
The daughter of
George and Veronica Hain
Born 1711
Died June 4, 1768

Who are interred at this spot, and
who were among the earliest members
of Cacusi, or Hain's Reformed Church
The parents of 8 sons and 3 daughters.
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To these pioneer ancestors, who braved
the perils of the frontier thru their desire
for a new home for their posterity; a new
church with religeous [sic] freedom; and
who helped lay the foundations of a new
nation, which their sons fought to establish;-

This tablet is respectfully dedicated in
reverence and gratitude by their descendants,
in celebration of the bi-centenary of the
Fisher Family in America.
August 17, 1933

 
Erected 1933 by the Fisher / Fischer Family.
 
Location. 40° 20.344′ N, 76° 4.313′ W. Marker is near Wernersville, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Click for map. Memorial is in the St. John's (Hain's) United Church of Christ
Wilhelm and Elizabeth Hain Fischer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 12, 2010
2. Wilhelm and Elizabeth Hain Fischer Marker
Family grave markers to left of memorial
Cemetery, about 25 feet from the entrance to the church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 591 North Church Road, Wernersville PA 19565, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Soldiers in Hain's Church Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); George Hain (within shouting distance of this marker); Lerch Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Robesonia Furnace (approx. 3.1 miles away); Union Canal (approx. 4.7 miles away); Joseph Hiester (approx. 5.4 miles away); Is this Weiser's House? (approx. 5.4 miles away); Home of Conrad Weiser, 1729-1760 (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wernersville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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