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Moses Bentzel

Male 1831 - 1918  (87 years)


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  • Name Moses Bentzel  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 28 Aug 1831  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN ZWS1-VX 
    Occupation 7 Oct 1850  Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Laborer 
    Occupation 9 Aug 1870  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Census 12 Jun 1880  Davidsburg, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 U.S. Census 
    Died 11 Nov 1918 
    Buried Lenhart-Gerber Cemetery, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10246  default
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2007 

    Father Henry Bentzel,   b. 19 Aug 1803, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1875, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Catherine Frantz,   b. Abt 1804, Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1838  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1827  York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F3963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Caroline Stough,   b. 8 Oct 1832, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1876  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1862  of York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +1. Alice Bentzel,   b. 23 Mar 1863, Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1943  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Andrew Stough Bentzel,   b. 26 Oct 1864, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1952  (Age 88 years)
    +3. Kate Bentzel,   b. 29 Jan 1866, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1965  (Age 99 years)
    +4. Amanda Stough Bentzel,   b. 7 Apr 1868, York, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1902  (Age 33 years)
    +5. Harry Stough Bentzel,   b. 4 May 1870, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1922  (Age 52 years)
     6. William Stough Bentzel,   b. 24 Feb 1872, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1956, Goodhue, Wayzata Co, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 5 May 2007 
    Family ID F6324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Leah Hamme,   b. 10 Mar 1846,   d. 2 Jan 1925  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Aft 1880 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • MARRIAGE: One IGI listing shows Moses md. Leah Rahauser 12 Dec 1880 of West Manchester Twp, York Co, PA
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F6351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1850 U.S. Census [7 Oct 1850]
    1850 U.S. Census [7 Oct 1850]
    1850 U.S. Census - Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania: Henry Bensel, David Bensel, & Daniel Bensel Families

    Headstones
    Headstone [28 Mar 2006]
    Headstone [28 Mar 2006]
    Headstone of Moses Bentzel at Lenhart-Gerber Cemetery. Taken by Chad G. Nichols

  • Notes  Census:
    • Occupation: Hotel Keeper

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1850 U.S. Census - 003136; 1876 Map of Davidsburg - 003970; 1880 U.S. Census - 003969; Grave Marker - 003524

    2. [S420] 1850 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 7th Census, 1850, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania - David Bensel Family:
      --David, 34, Laborer, birthplace PA
      --Sarah, 32, birthplace PA
      --Henry, 8, birthplace PA
      --Edward, 6, birthplace PA
      --Daniel, 30, Miller, birthplace PA
      --Moses, 19, Laborer, birthplace PA (also listed nearby is Henry Bensel, David & Daniel's brother)

    3. [S117] 1880 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th Census, 1880, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      12 Jun 1880, Davidsburg (Dover Twp), York Co, Pennsylvania - Moses Bentzel Household:
      --Moses Bentzel, widower, 48, Hotel Keeper, b PA, parentage PA
      --Andrew, 15, son, at home, b PA
      --Kate, 14, dau, at home, b PA
      --Amanda, 12, dau, at home, b PA
      --Harry, 10, son, at home, b PA
      --William, 8, son, b PA

    4. [S400] Greater Dover Historical Society, Inc., The, ([Online]) (Reliability: 3).
      Joyce Law canvassed the Lenhart-Gerber cemetery 2003 & 2004, lists "Moses Bentzel," 1831-1918

    5. [S381] Grave Marker (Reliability: 3).
      MOSES BENTZEL
      1831 - 1918
      Photo & transcription by Chad G. Nichols

    6. [S565] History of the Meisenhelder Family of York County, George Meisenhelder, (York Co, Pennsylvania : 1950), P 57 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists birth, death, and burial information

    7. [S609] Bentzel: My Family Tree, Gallagher, Florence I. & Bentzel Family Reunion Members, (Never published, rough draft copy dated 5 Aug 1973 in possession of Chad G. Nichols), P 34 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists Moses Bentzel, son of Henry Bentzel & Catharine Frantz

    8. [S193] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, 2006) (Reliability: 3).
      d. 11 Nov 1918

    9. [S415] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    10. [S609] Bentzel: My Family Tree, Gallagher, Florence I. & Bentzel Family Reunion Members, (Never published, rough draft copy dated 5 Aug 1973 in possession of Chad G. Nichols), P 34 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists marriage 11 Mar 1827 by Rev. Leaffler

    11. [S446] York Gazette, (York, Pennsylvania).

    12. [S651] German Gazette, (Pennsylvania).

    13. [S565] History of the Meisenhelder Family of York County, George Meisenhelder, (York Co, Pennsylvania : 1950), P 57 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists marriage 17 Aug 1862