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Record of the descendants of Johann Jost Wentz

Record of the descendants of Johann Jost Wentz

Fonte : Internet Archive

Record of the descendants of Johann Jost Wentz

Record of the descendants of Johann Jost Wentz

Fonte : Internet Archive

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JOHANN JOST WENTZ-,


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of our family. The owner, Wilhelm Wentz, who had lately arrived in this country from Hanover, Germany, very kindly loaned


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book, Rev. Carl Frederich Wilhelm Julius Wentz, who resides in Wartenberg, in Pommer-ania, Prussia, at the time of compiling his


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a resident of that town. Said Wentz had a son bearing his father's full name, and a daughter named Margaret,


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at one time a Carl Ludwig Wentz was Stallmeister (Master of the Horse) to the Duke of Baden, also of


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that at that time a Hans Jobst Wentz was a resident of that town. Said Wentz had a son bearing


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Mr. Wentz tells me that at one time a Carl Ludwig Wentz was Stallmeister (Master


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in 1847. The other one, Oswald Wentz, Secretary in a Court of Justice in Beerfelden, compiled a family book (which,


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No. 2, Jost Wentz, left Beerfelden with a son named John Peter, in the month of May,


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His full name was Johann Jost Wentz.*


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was a brother of Johann Jost Wentz. The names Jacob and Jockel are identical. The people in Southern Germany very


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Schmal) was a grandson of Jacob Wentz, who was a brother of Johann Jost Wentz. The names Jacob and Jockel


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Regarding the Hans Jobst Wentz, who lived in Beerfel-den in 1677, I fully believe he was either


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family, were given me by Daniel Wentz, of Parryville, Pa. I had a very interesting correspondence with him during the


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I began corresponding with Rev. Mr. Wentz did I have any idea of writing it myself. Undoubtedly this work might


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(both being descendants of John Peter Wentz) cannot be recorded. The former cannot be found, even after careful research, and


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George Cragens Wentz and Edwin Julius Wentz (both being descendants of John Peter Wentz) cannot be recorded. The former cannot


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In Rev. Mr. Wentz's German history, three or four pages are devoted to the description of coats


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ancestor, as the families of George Cragens Wentz and Edwin Julius Wentz (both being descendants of John Peter Wentz) cannot


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Richard Willing Wentz. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 13, 1883.


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of the family of Johann Jost Wentz (my grandfather) they are a respected people, true to their trusts, and held


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Levi Wentz.


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P. M. Wentz.


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an occupation. The counsellor, M. Fredrick Bogis-lav Wentz* who lived at Potsdam many years ago, claimed that the name evolved


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In May, 1773, Johann Jost Wentz and his wife, Anna Elizabeth Horn, with their two small children, John Peter,


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and his uneles, Jacob and William Wentz. It is admitted, however, that in using the name of Colonel Siebert in


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obtained from his father (John Peter Wentz) and his uneles, Jacob and William Wentz. It is admitted, however, that in


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9 days. His wife, Anna Elizabeth Wentz, died at Berlinsville on November 11th, 1845, aged 96 years, 11 months and


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on April 11th, 1778. e.- Magdeline Wentz, born in Upper Milford township on


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August 21st, 1777. d.-John George Wentz, born in Upper Milford township


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Following are their children: a.-John Peter Wentz, born at Beerfelden on March P22*ao.


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JOHANN JOST WENTZ


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Wentz, oldest son of Johann Jost Wentz, was born in the town of Beerfelden, Hessen Darmstadt, Germany, on March 9th,


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JOHN PETER WENTZ,


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John Peter Wentz, head of this family, left Upper Milford township, Northampton County, Pa., on May


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k.-George Harrison Wentz, bom in the town of Chenango (Now Conklin), on February 11th, 1514.


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the oldet son of John Peter Wentz, was born in Upper Milford township, Northampton County (now Lehigh County), Pa., on


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John Wentz, the oldet son of John Peter Wentz, was born in Upper Milford township,


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4th, 1833. His wife, Margaret Rose Wentz, died at Binghamton on March 19th, 1833.


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b.-William Henry Wentz, born April 7th, 1816, died May 12th, 1816.


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John Wentz married his second wife, Sarah Lewis, at Choconut Centre, Broome County, N. Y,,


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g.-William Henry Wentz, born November 12th, 1825, died December 29th, 1825.


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Hester Sluyter Wentz, mother of the above family, died at Binghamton, on December 7th, 1834.


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Peter Wentz,. third son of John Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on May


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e.-Mary Alice Wentz, born in the town of Binghamton, on May 13th, 1851, died May 25th,


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John Wentz, head of the family, followed many occupations. His experience as a lumberman caused


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g.-Fannie Eloise Wentz, born in the town of Binghamton, on August 23d, 1857, was married to


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George Cragens Wentz, oldest son of Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Conklin,


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Peter Wentz, head of this family, is a resident of the town of Binghamton, Broome


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/.-Mary Ann Wentz, born in the town of Conklin, on May 30th, 1855, was married to


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Mary Ann Belcher Wentz, mother of this family, died at Binghamton, N. Y., on June 20th,


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Wentz, second son of John Peter Wentz, was bora in the town of Chenango (now Kirkwood), Broome County, N. Y.,


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William Wentz, second son of John Peter Wentz, was bora in the town of Chenango


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-ton on August 21st, 1870. Peter Wentz,'Jr., head of this family, resides at Binghamton. Occupation, fireman on railroad.


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Edward Nooney Wentz, third son of Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Binghamton


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Samuel Lamereaux Wentz, fourth son of Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Binghamton


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Following are their children: a.-John Edward Wentz, born in the town of Murder


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c.-d.-Minnie Wentz and Winnie Wentz (twins), born in


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e,-Margaret Rose Wentz, born at Binghamton on August 2d, 1827, was married to Edwin A. Starr


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William Wentz married his second wife, Beulah Williams, at Harpersville, Broome County, N. Y., on


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ft.-Delia Estella Wentz, born at Binghamton on October 5th, 1840.


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a.-Charles Henry Wentz, born at Binghamton on July


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Sally Compton Wentz, mother of this family, died at


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e.-Myra Isabella Wentz, born at Binghamton on April 21st, 1845, was married to William H. Price


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/.-Frances Josephine Wentz, born at Binghamton on May 19th, 1847, was married to John W. Lewis,


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d.-Adelaide Augusta Wentz, born at Binghamton on November 21st, 1843 , was married to George Allan


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died January 8th, 1852. h.-Francis Edwin Wentz, born at Binghamton on May


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oldest living descendant of Johann Jost Wentz. Broome County, in which he was born, at the time of his birth


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see c.-Julian Augustus Wentz, born at Binghamton on Pa*e43# . January 22d, 1842.


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William Wentz, head of this family at the time of this writing, is the oldest


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Livingston Wentz, oldest son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on July 8th, 1818. Married Elizabeth Lockwood


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Erasmus Livingston Wentz, oldest son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on


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Elizabeth L. Wentz, Mother of this family, died at St.-Louis, Mo., on September 20th, 1879.


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Erasmus Livingston Wentz, head of this family, married his second wife, Heppie S. Pettee, at


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Wirt Wentz, second son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton on April 4th, 1833. Married Emeline Howell at Greensburg,


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on May 23d, 1865. c.-Estella Kate Wentz, born at Indianapolis on April 8th, 1866.


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William Wirt Wentz, second son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton on April 4th,


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Henry Wentz, third son of William Wentz, was bom at Binghamtpn, N. Y., on July 10th, 1839. Married Julia Jones


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Julian Augustus Wentz, fourth son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on January


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Charles Henry Wentz, third son of William Wentz, was bom at Binghamtpn, N. Y., on July


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c.-Mary Adelaide Wentz, born at Moberly, Missouri, on June 9th, 1872. Died July 4th, 1873. Charles


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Died February 4th, 1864. b.-Beulah Rose Wentz, born at Evansville on January 4th, 1865.


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a.-Hebe Nellie Wentz, born at Ottumwa on February 20th, 1870. Died November 23d, 1870.


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William Wirt Wentz, head of this family, resides at Lafayette, Ind. He is Roadmaster for


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Edwin Wentz, sixth son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on May 29th, 1851. Married Anna R.


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Francis Edwin Wentz, sixth son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on May


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c.-Emma Gratia Wentz, born at Riverside, Fairfield County, Connecticut, on November 30th, 1879.


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a.-Willing Julian Wentz, born at Eldon, Iowa, on September 12th, 1878. Died September 16th, 1878.


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b.- Helena Beatrice Wentz, born at Eldon, Iowa, on August 9th, 1881.


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c.-Gracia Gertrude Wentz, born at Kansas City, Mo., September 27th, 1883.


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Richard Willing Wentz, seventh son of William Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on


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Wentz, third son of John Peter Wentz, was born in the Town of Chenango, Broome County, N. Y., on April


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Justus Wentz, third son of John Peter Wentz, was born in the Town of Chenango,


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j.-Merritt Franklin Wentz, born at Binghamton on April 30th, 18 $6. Died at Binghamton on April


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Residence, Horseheads, N. Y. d.-Hiram Gilbert Wentz, born at Binghamton, on De- see


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f.-Rhoda Ann Wentz, born at Binghamton, on May 10th, 1828. Was married to Sherman Walker, at


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i.-Brazilla Marvin Wentz, born at Binghamton on Jan- see uary 21st, 1834.


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Following are their children: a.-Charles Wesley Wentz, born in the Town of - Che- see


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c.-Catharine Stuart Wentz, born at Binghamton, on


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Richard Willing Wentz, head of this family, resides at Brooklyn, N. Y. Occupation, bookkeeper.


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Charles Wesley Wentz, oldest son of Justus Wentz, was born in the Town of Chenango, Broome


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Justus Wentz, head of this family, died at Union, Broome County, N. Y., on October


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1868. Residence, Owego, N. Y. Rhoda Butler Wentz, Mother of this family, died at Union, Broome County, N. Y., on


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c.-Charles Zachariah Wentz, born at Portland, Chautauqua County, N. Y., on June 11th, 1847. Died on


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Justus Wentz, second son of Justus Wentz, was


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Charles Wesley Wentz has for fourteen years been Chief Engineer of the Northern Railroad Department of


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Y., on June 2d, 1868. Justus Wentz, 2d, head of this family, resides at Watkins, Schuyler County, N. Y.


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N. Y. /. - Nellie Carolyn Wentz, born at Bryan on August 5th, 1860, was married to Frank Carson at


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Ephraim Jones Wentz, oldest son of Justus Wentz, 2d, was born in the Town of


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are their children : a.- Charles Deforest Wentz, born at Havana, N. Y., on


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John Wentz, third son of Justus Wentz 2d, was born at Portland, Chautauqua County, N. Y., on September 26th, 1850.


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John Wentz, third son of Justus Wentz 2d, was born at Portland, Chautauqua County, N.


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b.-James George Wentz, born at Pittston, Luzerne County, Pa., on May 19th, 1862. Residence, Wilkes-Barre. Hiram


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Hiram Gilbert Wentz, third son of Justus Wentz


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William Solon Wentz, fourth son of Justus Wentz, was born at Binghamton, N. Y., on


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Residence, Rochester, N. Y. b.-Willie Cornelia Wentz, born at Binghamton, N. YT.,


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their children: a. - Jessie Louise Wentz, born at Carbondale, Pa.,


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1861. d.-Harry William Wentz, born at Brookfield, Mo , on


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William Solon Wentz, head of this family, died at Owego, N. Y., on April 20th,


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Marvin Wentz, fifth son of Justus Wentz, was born at Bingham ton, N. Y., on January 21st, 1834. Married Maranda


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Brazilla Marvin Wentz, fifth son of Justus Wentz, was born at Bingham ton, N. Y., on


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1859. Had one child. a.-William Frank Wentz, born in the town of Dix, Schuyler County, N. Y., on February 19th,


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on February 19th, 1860. Maranda Perry Wentz died at Townsend, Schuyler County, N. Y., on July 16th, 1860.


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of this union, viz.: a.-Lucy M. Wentz, born at Albany, N. Y., on February 4th, 1864. Married Dr. Dorse Warren


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Peter Wentz, fourth son of John Peter Wentz, was


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Wentz, fourth son of John Peter Wentz, was


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b.-Margaret Elizabeth Wentz, born at Binghamton on February 13th, 1822, was married to William Han-Ion at


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d.-Samantha Jane Wentz, born at Binghamton on May 31st, 1827, was married to Daniel Smith at


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a.-Mercy Pamela Wentz, born at Binghamton, N. Y., on April 7th, 1820, was married to A.


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Peter Wentz married his second wife, Phoebe Tread-well, at Waverly, N. Y., on June 22d,


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c. - Mary Roberts Wentz, born at Binghamton on August 29th, 1823, was married to Rev. Addison


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a.-Eliza Catherine Wentz, born at Waverly, N. Y., on April 27th, 1846 , was married to


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1872, and named Barfelden by Peter Wentz, who was made Postmaster.


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John Emory Wentz, oldest son of Peter Wentz, was born at.Caanan Corners, Wayne County, Pa.,


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Peter Wentz was ever continous and active in promoting the good works of the Methodist


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Mastin Wentz second son of Peter Wentz,


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c.-Ray Vernon Wentz, born at Provo City on August 17th, 1869.


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d.-Charles Homer Wentz, born at Provo City on October 28th, 1871.


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b.-Mary Elizabeth Wentz, born at Upper Lisle on August 5th 1862.


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Y., on September 8th, 1873, John Emory Wentz, head of this family is a Builder.


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Peter Mastin Wentz second son of Peter Wentz,


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on December 9th, 1833. Married Cornelia Wentz, daughter of Justus Wentz, at Owego, N. Y., on April 3d, 1855.


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Married Cornelia Wentz, daughter of Justus Wentz, at Owego, N. Y., on April 3d, 1855.


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10th, 1869. e.-Grace Lillian Wentz, born at Elmira on August 29th, 1871. Died January 30th, 1872.


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g.-Thomas Frank Wentz, born at Provo City on December 11th, 1878.


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Died December 3d, 1863. c.-Charles Wesley Wentz, born at Homellsville on


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reside at Provo City, Utah. Peter M. Wentz is a farmer.


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Following are their children: a.-Cornelia Elizabeth Wentz, born at Homellsville,


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Wentz, fifth son of John Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Chenango (now Kirkwood), Broome County, N. Y.,


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Jacob Wentz, fifth son of John Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Chenango


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Died February 22d, 1832. c.-Adeline Matilda Wentz, born in the town of Conklin,


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Redwing, Minn. d.-Joseph Henry Wentz, born in the town of Vestal, 8ev


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e.-John Frederick Wentz, born in the town of Candor,


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day of July, 1869, while Jacob Wentz was leading one of his cattle by a rope, the animal became frightened


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on May 2d, 1872. d.-William Albert Wentz, born at Eau Galle, Dun County, Wisconsin, on April 8th, 1878. Died December


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Horace Agard Wentz, oldest son of Jacob Wentz, was born at Owego, Tioga County, N.


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Following are their children: a.-Thales Frederick Wentz, born at Waubeck, Pipin


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July 30th, 1869. His wife, Ann Santley Wentz, died at Janesville, Wisconsin, on April 8th, 1878.


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Henry Wentz, third son of Jacob Wentz, was born in the town of Vestal, Broome County, N. Y., on August


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Elmer Elliott Wentz, son of Joseph Henry Wentz, married Amelia Bettz at Oscoda, Mich., on December


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Joseph Henry Wentz, third son of Jacob Wentz, was born in the town of Vestal, Broome


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John-Frederick Wentz, fourth son of Jacob Wentz, was born in Candor, Tioga County, N. Y.,


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are their children : a.-Elmer Elliott Wentz, born at Bay City, Mich., on see May 16th, 1861. ***"


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Wentz, seventh son of John Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Chenango (now Conklin), Broome County, N. Y.,


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George Harrison Wentz, seventh son of John Peter Wentz, was born in the town of Chenango


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d.-Ann Elizabeth Wentz, born at Carbondale, Pa.^ on January 24th, 1844, was married to Eli W.


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April 20th, 1883. , John Frederick Wentz, head of this family, is a Justice of the Peace at Frontenac, Goodhue


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c.-Charles Wesley Wentz, born at Waymart, Pa., on July 26th, 1842 , was drowned in the


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on November 8th, 1879. d.-Mabel Rhoda Wentz, born at Frontenac on August


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Following are their children: a.-Edwin Julius Wentz, born at Waymart, Wayne


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a.-Edith Nina Wentz, born at Wacouta on December 10th, 1874.


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Edwin Julius Wentz, oldest son of George Harrison Wentz, was born at Waymart, Wayne County, Pa.,


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George Harrison Wentz married his second wife, Anna E. Wilson at Iowa City, Iowa, on July


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Anna Eliza Wentz, born at Iowa City on April 19th, 1868.


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Anna Wilson Wentz died at Iowa City on May 20th, 1858.


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Wentz, second son of Johann Jost Wentz, was born in Upper Milford township, Northampton County (now Lehigh County), Pa., on


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JACOB WENTZ,


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b.- Jacob Wentz, bom in Lehigh township on December a* 29th, 1803. '


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d.- Sarah Wentz, born in Lehigh township on October 23d, 1807 , was married to Joseph


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k.- Levi Wentz, born in Lehigh township on January see 12th, 1824. p^ 71


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Jacob Wentz, head of this family, married his third wife, Susan Heil, near Cherryville, Northampton


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Magdeline Kieffer Wentz, Mother of this family, died in Lehigh township on March 2d, 1852.


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Susan Heil Wentz died near Cherryville on August 9th, 1881.


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g.-Anna Maria Wentz, born in Lehigh township on February 9th, 1834. Died in August, 1835.


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k.-Sarah Ann Wentz, bom in Lehigh township on February 14th, 1810, was married to David Evans


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Charles Wentz, second son of Jacob Wentz 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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Jacob Wentz, 2d, married his second wife, Lucy Ann Easterday, in Lehigh township on May


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Lucy Ann Wentz, widow of Jacob Wentz 2d, resides at Cherryville, Pa.


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Catherine Berlin Wentz, Mother of this family, died in Lehigh township on May 2d, 185


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Joel Wentz, fourth son of Jacob Wentz 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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Joel Wentz, fourth son of Jacob Wentz 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County, Pa., on March 28th, 1832.


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a.-Catherine Elizabeth Wentz, bom at Weissport on November 11th, 1861.


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b.-William Henry Wentz, bora at Weissport on August 8th, 1863.


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d.-George Albert Wentz, born at Weissport on April 13th, 1867.


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e.-Edward Lewis Wentz, bora at Weissport on January 14th, 1869.


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f.-Ellen Rebecca Wentz, bora at Weissport on December 14th, 1870.


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g.-Samuel Amandus Wentz, born at Weissport on April 22d, 1873.


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Charles Wentz 1st is a Wheelright.


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Isaac Wentz, seventh son of Jacob Wentz 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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Isaac Wentz, seventh son of Jacob Wentz 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County, Pa., on August 22d, 1838.


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Following are their children: a.-William Henry Wentz, born in Lehigh township on May 28th, 1863.


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c.-Benjamin Franklin Wentz, born in Lehigh township on February 9th, 1868.


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d.-Emma Louisa Wentz, born in Lehigh township on July 23d, 1870.


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/.-Charles Oliver Wentz, born in Lehigh township on October 8th, 1878.


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on April 13th, 1878. j.-Amma Jane Wentz, born at Weissport on August


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at Weissport, Carbon County, Pa. Joel Wentz is a Wheelright.


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David Wentz, ninth son of Jacob Wentz, 2d, was bom in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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c.-Willamena Louisa Wentz, born at Weissport on July 12th, 1872.


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d.-Charles Reuben Wentz, bom at Weissport on February 7th, 1875.


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a.- Elvin Franklin Wentz, born at Dakota, 111., on October, 28th, 1872,


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b,-Newton William Wentz, born at Lincoln, Montgomery County, Iowa, on March 7th, 1876.


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b.-Bella Jane Wentz, born at Weissport on June 8th, 1870.


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/.-Harry Jacob Wentz, bom at Weissport on April 18th, 1882.


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e.-Lilly Kate Wentz, born at Weissport on July 8th,


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Robert Wentz, tenth son of Jacob Wentz, 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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Robert Wentz, tenth son of Jacob Wentz, 2d, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County, Pa., on July 19th, 1858.


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Henry Wentz, thirteenth son of Jacob Wentz, 2d, was born in Lshigh township, Northampton County,


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John Wentz, second son of Jacob Wentz, 1st, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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1879. c.-Jere Lester Wentz, born in Lehigh township on September 28th, 1880.


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one child, viz. : a.-Herbert Homer Wentz, born at Danielsville on February 13th, 1882.


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Levi Wentz, fifth son of Jacob Wentz, 1st, was boril in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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Levi Wentz, fifth son of Jacob Wentz, 1st, was boril in Lehigh township, Northampton County, Pa., on January 12th, 1824.


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b.-Harriet Elizabeth Wentz, born at Weissport on January 23d, 1853. Died December 9th, 1856.


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(I.-James Madison Wentz, born at Weissport on November 1st, 1855. Died November 21th, 1856.


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c.-Ellen Louise Wentz, born at Weissport on February 28th, 1854. Died October 10th, 1854.


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b.-Julia Ann Wentz, born in Lehigh township on October 7th, 1828, was married to Benjamin F.


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John Wentz, head of this family, died at Berlinsville,


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His wife, Catherine Raber Wentz, died at Allentown, Pa.,


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g.-Anna Maria Sarah Wentz, bora at Millport on March 24th, 1859 , was married to Franklin Ash


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i.-Jennette Estella Wentz, born at Millport on December 26th, 1861 , was married to Alison W.


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(I.-Lilly Jane Wentz, born at Millport on May 19th, J 1866. Died October 3d, 1867.


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September 6th, 1866. n.- Mary Magdeline Wentz, born at Millport on March 2d, 1870.


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/-Thomas Levi Wentz, born at Millport on May 14th, 1863.


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[ m.-William Henry Wentz, bora at Millport on May


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Wentz, third son of Johann Jost Wentz, was born in Upper Milford township, Northampton County (now Lehigh County), Pa., on


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JOHN GEORGE WENTZ,


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Daniel Wentz, third son of John George Wentz. was bora in Beriinsville, Northampton County, Pa.,


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g.- Mary Ann Wentz, born at Beriinsville on December 14th, 1817, was married to Lewis Weiss at


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John George Wentz, head of this family, died at Weissport on January 8th, 1846. His wife,


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8th, 1846. His wife, Salome Andreas Wentz, died at Weissport on September 7th,


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Harrison Wentz, oldest son of Daniel Wentz, was born in Towamensing township, Carbon County, Pa.,


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Rebecca Dreisbach Wentz, Mother of this family, died at Parryville, Carbon County, Pa., on August


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Daniel Wentz, head of this family, during his youth had very few advantages. He was


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Dennis Wentz, second son of Daniel Wentz, was born in Towamensing township, Carbon County, Pa.,


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Dennis Wentz, second son of Daniel Wentz, was born in Towamensing township, Carbon County, Pa., on June 2d, 1832. Married


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c.-Annie Eliza Wentz, born in Franklin township on November 8th, 1857 , was married to Aaron


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/. - Reuben Wentz, bom in Franklin township on July 15th, 1864. Died October 19th, 1876.


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g.-Joseph Elmer Wentz, born in Franklin township on October 19th, 1866.


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h.-Laura Amelia Wentz, born in Franklin township on October 21st, 1870.


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Harrison Wentz, head of this family, resides at Parryville, Carbon County, Pa. He learned the


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Charles Wesley Wentz, oldest son of Dennis Wentz, married Amanda Rehig at Parryville on January 15th,


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are their children : a.-Sarah Jane Wentz, born in Franklin township, Carbon County, Pa., on January 12th, 1857, was married


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g^ b.-Charies Wesley Wentz, born in Franklin township +**>w. on July 22d, 1859.


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Have two sons, viz.: a.-Warren James Wentz, bom at Parryville on August


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1870. Died June 10th, 1871. Henrietta Belford Wentz died at Parryville, Carbon County, Pa., on March 16th, 1882.


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Dennis Wentz, head of this family, is a farmer. Residence, Parryville.


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c.-James Abraham Lincoln Wentz, bom in Franklin


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Wentz, fourth son e£ Johann Jost Wentz, was born in Upper Milford township, Northampton County (now Lehigh County), Pa., on


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JOHN WENTZ,


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Robert Wentz, fourth son of John Wentz, was born at Berlinsville, on December 15th, 1821.


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Berlinsville, on May 24th, 1827. John Wentz, head of this family, died at Lehigh Gap, near Slatington, Lehigh County, Pa.,


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occupations were coopering and farming. Salome Stettler Wentz died at Berlinsville, on April 19th, 1880, aged 91 years.


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Samuel John Wentz, fifth son of John Wentz, was born at Ber Unsville, Northampton County, Pa.,


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John Wentz, fifth son of John Wentz, was born at Ber Unsville, Northampton County, Pa., on May 24th, 1827. Married


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b.-Vionetta Catherine Wentz, born at Cherry ville, on September 27th, 1847. Was married to Owen Brinker


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c- Emily Jane Wentz, bom at Cherry ville, on August 4th, 1850. Died at Cherryville, on October


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<£.-Campbell Walter Wentz, bom at Cherryville, on June 8th, 1863. Occupation, plumber. Residence, ADentown, Pa.


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e.- Wesley Nelson Wentz, bom at Cherryville, on May 28th, 1857. Died July 30th, 1859.


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Robert Wentz, head of this family, for many years owned the old Stone Hotel, at


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a.-Sarah Elizabeth Wentz, bom at Ber Unsville, on June 5th, 1861. Was married to Jefferson B.


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b.-Ednah Catherine Wentz, born at Berlinsville, on October 22nd, 1853. Was married to J. H. Schneck,


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cember 17th, 1856. d.-Adelia Victoria Wentz, bom at Berlinsville, on November 22d, 1867. Samuel Wentz, head of this fam


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Berlinsville, on November 22d, 1867. Samuel Wentz, head of this fam Uy, resides at Berlinsville. Occupation, carpenter.


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Residence, AUentown, Pa. see c-Calvin Walter Wentz, bom at Berlinsville, on De


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and youngest son of Johann Jost Wentz, was bom in Upper Milford Township, Northampton County, Pa., (now Lehigh County), on


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WILLIAM WENTZ,


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on September 3d, 1864. Mary Catherine Wentz, Mother of this family, died at Binghamton, N. Y., on April 27th, 1823.


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William Wentz married his second wife, Abagail Manning, at Binghamton, on March 14th, 1821. Following


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.Residence, Owego, N. Y. e.-Sally Ann Wentz, born in Lehigh township, on October 23d, 1821, was married to George Congdon


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William Wentz, oldest son of William Wentz 1st, was born in Lehigh township, Northampton County,


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Following are their children: a.-Amelia Marie Wentz, born at Bath, on February 7th, 1833, was married to C. C. Humphrey


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1852. Residence, Racine, Wisconsin. b.-Mary Elizabeth Wentz, born at Wilkesbarre, Pa., on September 13th, 1834. Died at Racine, Wisconsin, on


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on June 13th, 1867. c.-Fannie Francis Wentz, born at Canoga, N. Y., on September 5th, 1836, was married to Peter


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Aaron Wentz, second son of William Wentz, 1st, was born at Cherryville, Northampton County, Pa.,


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William Wentz, head of this family, died at Wil- -liamsport, Pa., on April 22d, 1876.


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22d, 1876. His wife, Mary Magdeline Wentz, died at Racine, Wisconsin, on June 28th, 1882.


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James Monroe Wentz, fourth son of William Wentz, 1st, was born at Binghamton, N. Y.,


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Theodoee Wentz, second son of James Monroe Wentz, married Sarah E. Ward at Newburg, N. Y., on December 9th, 1880.


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The remains of Johann Jost Wentz, whose posterity are recorded in this book, are lying in the Cherryville Cemetery,


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Through the kindness of Mr. Charles E. Wentz, of Lancaster, Pa., I am.enabled to present a very small portion of


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The remains of Magdeline Wentz Masters are in a small private graveyard at Berlinsville, Pa., and the remains


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Pa., and the remains of Elizabeth Wentz Rood are in the Old Cemetery at Binghamton.


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Mr. Emanuel Wentz, of Germantown, Pa., (a descendant of this family), writes as follows: My father's


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and my grandfather's name was Mathias Wentz , both were born in Montgomery County. I was recently at the old


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I found on one stone, Peter Wentz, died November 1st, 1749. E. L. Wentz, died March 18th, 1744 , and


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Henry Wentz, of Red Bluff, California, writes: I was born in Roth, Kreis Marbourg, Kurhessen,


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Christopher Wentz, of Belle Plaine, Iowa, writes: u My grandfather, my father, my brother and


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John Wentz, corner Broome and Thompson Streets, New York, was born at Marschbach, Bavaria, where


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John Wentz Dyer, East 10th Street, New York, is a native of Baden.