Messner Graveyard

N 40.18057   W 76.03121

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The green arrow above points to the Messner Graveyard. Just west of it is "the homesite on the land which belonged to Francis Echard, then to the immigrant Michael Messner, who sold it to his son Christian Messner in 1760." (2)

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Bowmansville, PA is located at W. Maple Grove Rd. and Route 625.


1. Romaine Stauffer, "Messner's Grave Yard," (Find A Grave, 2010 Dec 22; accessed 2010 Dec 22).

2. Phil Barnes, "Terre Hill Quadrangle, Pennsylvania" in The Family of Michael and Salome (Reister) Messner: 1738 Immigrants Aboard the Ship Friendship (Dewey, Arizona: Phil Barnes, 1988).

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