Methodist Union Church
(now Wenksville United Methodist Church)
Menallen, Adams, Pennsylvania
History of Wenksville Union
Lutheran congregation organized 1836.
Methodist congregation organized about 1836.
First union church building erected 1872.
[Church history from History of Adams County]
members: probably William4 and Barbara (Boehmer) Orner
probably Felix4 and Sarah (Baltzly)
Map to Wenksville United Methodist Church. [not posted yet]
Directions: Located 3 miles northwest of Bendersville on
State Route 34 north from Gettysburg about 10 miles, take the left fork
into Bendersville and continue 3
miles always following the left forks in the road.
Photos of Arner gravestones at Wenksville
NOTES: Gravestone photos with an “*” were taken by Beth Snyder.
All others are external links to
photos taken by Ellis Michaels
posted on the Adams County Tombstone
William4 Orner, 1791-1881, (son of Felix3 Orner
& Juliana Becker). [gravestone*]
+Anna Barbara (Boehmer) Orner,
1791-1858, (second wife). [gravestone*]
Henry W.5 Orner,
1817-1845, (son of William & Barbara). [gravestone]
1819-1865, (dau. of William & Barbara). [gravestone]
1822-1890, (son of William & Barbara). [gravestone]
+Sarah Jane Wilson (Speir)
Orner, 1831-1882, (wife). [gravestone]
Orner, 1853-1906, (son of William & Sarah). [gravestone]
+Margaret J. (Finkenbinder) Orner, 1856-1929, (wife). [gravestone]
Emily J.6 Orner, 1855-1907, (dau. of William & Sarah). [gravestone]
Orner, 1866-1925, (son of Michael5 Orner & Susanna Smith).
+Mollie A. (Group) Orner,
1867-1941, (wife). [their
(Orner) McCauslin, 1888-1968, (dau. of
Lewis & Mollie).
+Mervin Walter McCauslin,
1883-1968, (husband). [their
two of their children: Lee8, (gravestone)
Orner, 1899-1925, (son of Lewis & Mollie).
+Isabell M. (Miller) Orner,
1904-1969, (wife). [their
Orner, 1908-1985, (son of Lewis & Mollie).
+Dorothy J. (_____) Orner,
1907-1983, (wife). [their
Mary V.6 Orner,
1874-1875, (dau. of Michael5 Orner & Susanna Smith).
Felix W.5 Orner,
1834-1862, (son of William & Barbara). [gravestone]
Michael5 Beamer, 1819-1894, (son of Michael Boehmer &
Susanna4 Orner). [gravestone]
+Anna (Oyler) Beamer,
1821-1880, (wife). [gravestone]
Beamer, 1854-1914, (son of Michael & Anna). [gravestone]
+Hannah I. (Sillik) Beamer,
1857-1936, (wife). [gravestone]
Beamer, 1883-1937, (dau. of George
+Parker W. Kline,
1877-1940, (husband). [their
their son Howard W.8 Kline, (gravestone)]
Felix4 Orner, 1796-1845, (son of Felix3 Orner
& Juliana Becker). [gravestone*]
+Sarah (Baltzly) Orner,
1800-1877, (wife). [gravestone*] [overview of both stones*]
Orner, 1842-1918, (son of Felix & Sarah). [gravestone]
Amos William6 Orner,
1887-1971, (son of Amos). [gravestone]
Harry Edgar6 Orner,
1887-1971, (son of Amos).
+Eva Grace (Beamer) Orner,
1899-1956, (wife). [their
Also three infant’s gravestones,
which seem likely to be Orner infants (because there
are no other families buried here whose surnames
start with “O”):
S. O. [gravestone]
W. O. [gravestone]
ARNER Home Page
UMC (Wenksville, Adams, PA). Last
revision: 28 Jun 2006
The *rner Genealogy Project (Arner, Erner, Orner, Urner
Families in America)
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