Spring Newsletter – 2023

2023 Henckel Family Reunion to be the weekend of June 16-18, 2023

New Market, Virginia

Planned activities will provide an interesting and informative weekend for attendees.

FRIDAY – June 16 – 7:00 PM

Our reception will be hosted by Bob and Margie Moore on Friday evening at 7:00 PM at the historic Emmanuel Lutheran Church in New Market. We will also have registration for the reunion during the reception at the church.

SATURDAY – June 17 – 8:30 AM

We will meet at the church for registration for those who did not arrive for the Friday evening registration. We will then go over the schedule for our planned activities during the day in historic New Market.

These include a presentation on the history of the Henckel Press (Hinkle Printing Company) from its inception to its closing in the 20th century. In addition to the many booklets, newspapers and newsletters they published were many books both in German and the English language. During our New Market tour we will see the refurbished Henckel Press sign on the side of the building where the press was located at one time.

We will conduct a walking tour of the cemetery of the Emmanuel Church where many members of the Henckel family are buried.  The epitaphs on the stones contain a huge amount of history.

Note: Southern Kitchen will deliver a box picnic lunch to us at 11:30 AM at the pavilion at New Market Park.

We will visit the old Hinkle House which Hinkle descendant, Joe Tuesing has made parts of into a museum. Mr. Tuesing will describe the exhibits and tell of his interests in developing them. We will then go back to the Quality Inn where our annual banquet and business meeting will take place starting at 6:30 PM.

This being the year for election of association officers (executive committee), election will be conducted during the business meeting. A copy of the program and detailed schedule will be provided to you at registration.

A reservation form is attached for the weekend’s activities. Note that you need to have your reunion reservations with check made payable to Henckel Family Association, Inc. to Kimberly Linger, 1468 Shawnee Drive, Buckhannon, WV 26201 no later than June 2, 2023.

You need to make your own reservations with the New Market Quality Inn.  They have reserved a block of 20 rooms for us at $94.99 per night (double occupancy). Be sure and mention you are part of the Henckel Family Reunion for the group rate. You can reach the Inn by calling 540-740-3141. Call and make your reservations prior to June 2.

If you are unable to attend this year’s reunion, please return the reservation form with your $25.00 annual dues and any address or e-mail change you may have. Please include any donation you wish to make to the association or the Germany Valley Cemetery maintenance fund.

Click here for reservation form



Eddie J. Hinkle

3064 Tallmansville Rd., Buckhannon, WV  26201



Vice President:

Reverend Gary Boston

501 Steven Drive, Lenhartsville, PA  19534




Kimberly Hinkle Linger

1468 Shawnee Drive, Buckhannon, WV  26201




Greg Adamson

P.O. Box 1062, Onego, WV 26886




Cynthia Hinkle Hershberger

8544 Forest View Drive, Olmsted Falls, OH  44138



Henckel Historical Reference Books are available for mailing

  • The Autobiography and Chronological Life of Rev. Paul Henkel ……………$30.00
  • The Henckel Genealogy by William S. and Minnie W. Junkins ………………$95.00

Orders for the above books should be sent with checks to: Kimberly Hinkle Linger, 1468 Shawnee Drive, Buckhannon, WV  26201.