1844 - 1915 (70 years)
||Jacob N. Bentzel [1, 2, 3] |
||24 Sep 1844
||York Co, Pennsylvania, USA
||8 Jun 1915
||Lenhart-Gerber Cemetery, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA
||10 Dec 2007 |
||Sarah A. Lenhart, b. 19 Jun 1850, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 12 Jul 1919 (Age 69 years) |
||27 Aug 1871
||York Co, Pennsylvania, USA
| ||1. Daughter Bentzel, b. Dec 1875, d. Dec 1875 (Age ~ 0 years)|
|+||2. Anna Jane Bentzel, b. 14 Jan 1877, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 4 Dec 1946, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Age 69 years)|
|+||3. Charles Lenhart Bentzel, b. 22 Jul 1878, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 8 Dec 1947 (Age 69 years)|
|+||4. Harry Lenhart Bentzel, b. 29 Oct 1880, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 14 Aug 1965, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA (Age 84 years)|
||13 Apr 2007 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Headstone [28 Mar 2006]|
Headstone of Jacob N Bentzel & Sarah A LENHART Bentzel at Lenhart-Gerber Cemetery. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
Brief history of two Bentzels, Edward D. Bentzel & Jacob N. Bentzel (2nd cousins); This history is a transcription from "History of York County Pennsylvania - Volume II," transcription by Chad G. Nichols
- BIRTH: Birthdate 24 Sep 1844 calculated from headstone which reads d. 8 Jun 1915, aged 70 years, 8 months, 14 days.
MILITARY: Jacob served in the American Civil War. He mustered into service in 1862 at York in Company G, 166th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry under Captain D. L. Spangler. They served in Washington D.C., Newport News, Whitehouse, Yorktown, and then back to Washington and Harrisburg. He was mustered out of service in July 1863. He re-enlisted in October 1863 in the Carlisle Garrison and was appointed a sergeant of cavalry under Captain Myers. He was mustered out of service 16 Aug 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.
BURIAL: According to notes of Don Bentzel (great grandson), Jacob is purported to have been buried in full military regalia including a family heirloom, a German sword, lain across his chest.
- [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.
7783 S 4950 W
West Jordan, UT 84081
USA) (Reliability: 3).
History - 002097; Grave Marker - 003525
- [S35] History of York County, Pennsylvania, Gibson, John (historical editor), (Chicago, Illinois : F. A. Battey Publishing Co, 1886 (772,207p)), VOL II, PP 706-7 (Reliability: 3).
- [S381] Grave Marker (Reliability: 3).
JACOB N. BENTZEL
DIED JUNE 8, 1915
AGED 70 YRS. 8 MO. & 14 DS
SARAH A. BENTZEL
DIED JULY 12, 1919
AGED 69 YRS. & 23 DS
Photo & transcription by Chad G. Nichols