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Henrich Bentzel

Male 1770 - 1855  (84 years)


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  • Name Henrich Bentzel  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Born 1 Jul 1770  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN VT22-GH 
    Name Henry Bentzel 
    Residence 1810  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1840  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 13 Sep 1850  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Died 18 Feb 1855  York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Neimans Cemetery, Shiloh, West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1425  default
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2006 

    Father Henry Frederick Bentzel,   b. Abt 1735, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Feb 1785, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Barbara Immel,   b. 10 Apr 1738, York Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1763  York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Notes 
    Married:
    • CHILDREN: Henry's children are clearly listed in the sale of his father and mother's property, after their decease. In the sale of the property Henry is listed as "deceased," and then it lists his heirs, "Elizabeth, Catharine, Henry, Anna Maria, Barbara, and David."
    Family ID F610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Naylor,   b. 16 Jul 1781, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1869, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1801  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Johannes H. Bentzel,   b. 2 Jun 1802, Dover, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1885, York, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Elizabeth Bentzel,   b. 6 Oct 1803, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Cumberland Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. David Bentzel,   b. 24 Oct 1805, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1871, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +4. Anna Maria Bentzel,   b. 13 Jun 1807, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1868  (Age 61 years)
    +5. Daniel H. Bentzel,   b. 9 May 1809, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1897  (Age 88 years)
     6. Catherine Bentzel,   b. 23 Jun 1811, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Rachel Bentzel,   b. 14 Aug 1813, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1895  (Age 81 years)
    +8. Elias Bentzel,   b. 20 Jul 1816, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1888, West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +9. Henry H. Bentzel,   b. 14 Mar 1820, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1894, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1800 U.S. Census
    1800 U.S. Census
    Dover, York, Pennsylvania: "Henry Pencel" & "John Cump" families, immediate next-door neighbors
    Will Transcription [29 Nov 1845]
    Will Transcription [29 Nov 1845]
    The last will & testament of Henry Bintzel, dated 29 Nov 1845
    1810 U.S. Census
    1810 U.S. Census
    Dover Twp, York, Pennsylvania: Lists David Bentzel (b. 1777) and Henry Bentzel (b. 1773) families. The two brothers are listed adjacent in the census indicating same household or next-door neighbors
    1840 U.S. Census
    1840 U.S. Census
    Dover Twp, York, Pennsylvania (400KB): Lists "David Bentzel" (b.1805), "Henry Bentzel" (b.1770), & "Barney Naylor" (b.1810) families. David is listed adjacent to Henry, his father. It would seem from this census that David purchased the home from his uncle, David Bentzel (b.1777)
    1850 U.S. Census [3 Sep 1850]
    1850 U.S. Census [3 Sep 1850]
    Dover, York, Pennsylvania: "David Bensel" & "Samuel Bensel" families (next-door neighbors); also listed in their households are "David Bensel" (Samuel's father), "Henry Bensel" (David's father), "Catharine Bensel" (David's mother), & "Rachel Bensel" (David's sister)
    Will Record
    Will Record
    Dover Twp, York, Pennsylvania: Image of will of Henry Bentzel, listed as "Henry Bintzel"

    Headstones
    Headstone [28 Mar 2006]
    Headstone [28 Mar 2006]
    Headstone of Henry Bentzel at Neimans Cemetery; Photo taken 28 Mar 2006 by Chad G. Nichols

  • Notes 
    • PARENTS: There are records showing both Balter Bentzel and Henry Frederick Bentzel as Henry's parents. This needs to be further researched.

  • 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).
      1800 U.S. Census - 000686; 1810 U.S. Census - 001252; 1840 U.S. Census - 001320; 1850 U.S. Census - 001250; Will - 002088; Will Transcription - 002090; Grave Marker - 003041

    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).
      Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania: David Bentzel Household: --David Bensel, age 44, Farmer, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Elizabeth, age 40, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Catharine, age 15, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Andrew, age 10, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Nancy, age 8, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Henry, age 80, Farmer, value of real estate owned 1500, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Catharine, age 69, birthplace Pennsylvania
      --Rachael, age 30, birthplace Pennsylvania
      (Next-door neighbor is "Samuel Bensel," a cousin)

    3. [S401] Mid-Atlantic Roots Network: FamilyHart - Pennsylvania Dutch Genealogy Family Pages & Database, Hartman, Don & Jeanine, ([online] http://midatlantic.rootsweb.com; [email] familyhrt # aol.com (change # for @)) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists name variation as "Heinrich Bentzel," provided by bentzel2@net-works.net

    4. [S490] 1800 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 2nd Census, 1800, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      Dover, York, Pennsylvania: Lists "Henry Pencel," next-door neighbor to brother-in-law, "John Cump," lists 1 male 16-25 (?), 1 male 26-44 (Henry), 1 female 16-25 (Catherine), 1 female 45+ (?)

    5. [S22] 1810 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 3rd Census, 1810, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      Dover Twp, York, Pennsylvania: Lists "Henry Bentzel," 3 males under 10 yrs (John H., David, Daniel H.), 1 male 26-44 yrs (Henry), 2 females under 10 yrs (Anna Maria, ?), 1 female 26-44 yrs (Catherine); next-door neighbor is brother, "David Bentzel"

    6. [S608] 1840 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 4th Census, 1840, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), ---NEED TO VERIFY THIS CENSUS--- (Reliability: 3).
      Dover Twp, York, Pennsylvania; Lists 3 males < 10 yrs, 1 male 26-44 yrs, 2 females < 10 yrs, 1 female 26-44 yrs; Lists birthplace in Pennsylvania; Henry and his wife, Catherine, are living with their son, David, during this census

    7. [S100] Will Record, FHL 22137, VOL U, P 53 (Reliability: 3).
      Will of "Henry Bintzel" on record at York Co, Pennsylvania

    8. [S400] Greater Dover Historical Society, Inc., The, ([Online]) (Reliability: 3).
      Joyce Law transcripts of Shiloh Lutheran Old Cemetery lists "Henry Bintzel," born 1 Jul 1770, died 18 Feb 1855 at age 82 yrs 7 mos 17 days

    9. [S46] Personal Research & Library, La Ree B. Anderson, Anderson, La Ree B., ([email] moms_flowers # msn.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists b. 1 Jul 1770

    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 22 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists birth 1770 to Henry and Barbara Bentzel

    11. [S60] Personal Research & Library, Stanley C. Reiber, Reiber, Stanley C., ([email] sreiber # aol.com (change # for @)) (Reliability: 3).
      b. Dover Twp, PA; d. York Co, PA

    12. [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) (Reliability: 3).
      p 51
      Henry Bentzel's heirs surviving him were named, Elizabeth, Catherine, Henry, Anna Maria, Barbara, and David.

      Note: These names are listed in the sale of Johannes Bintzel's property after the death of his wife, Sophia
      [Research by Chad G. Nichols]