Friday, December 2, 2016

Fort Greenville DAR Dedicates New Memorial Stone for Revolutionary War Soldier

Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and Greenville VFW Post 7262 recently dedicated a new memorial stone for Christian Hershey. Hershey served in the American Revolutionary War. He was in the Pennsylvania Militia with a rank of Private. He served in the York County Militia under Captain Thomas White.

Christian Hershey was born on December 13, 1757 in York County Pennsylvania and died on October 12, 1854 in Gettysburg, Ohio. Hershey is buried at the Old Harris Creek Cemetery near Bradford, Ohio.

Pictured at stone: Debbie Nisonger, Doris Aultman, Adams Township trustees Dave Brewer, Don Lecklider, Claude Fenstermaker, Mary Jane Dietrich, Helen Wright, Caroline Petitjean, Brenda Arnett, Don Dietrich, Isabella Hughes, Shirley Hughes and Anderson Hughes

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