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Elizabeth Meisenhelder

Female 1773 - 1819  (45 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Meisenhelder  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 3 Nov 1773  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Elizabeth 
    Died 10 Aug 1819  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Meisenhelter Burial Ground, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5834  default
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2010 

    Father Johann David Meisenhelder,   b. 3 Nov 1753, Mt. Joy Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1819, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Barbara Ginder Or Kinter,   b. 1757, Mt. Joy Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1835, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1779  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manheim Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Bentzel, Sr.,   b. 16 Sep 1777, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1854, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1802  First Trinity Church, York, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. 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)
     2. Sarah Bentzel,   b. Abt 1804, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Barbara Bentzel,   b. 20 May 1806, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1893  (Age 86 years)
    +4. Jacob Bentzel,   b. 22 Mar 1807, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1846, Silver Run, Carroll Co, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Felix Bentzel,   b. Abt 1810, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Bentzel,   b. 2 Nov 1811, Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     7. Nancy Bentzel,   b. 13 Mar 1813, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1852  (Age 39 years)
    +8. David Bentzel, Jr.,   b. 3 May 1815, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1899, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +9. Samuel Bentzel,   b. 23 Oct 1817, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1899, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +10. Daniel M. Bentzel,   b. 9 Mar 1820, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1895, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +11. Mary Bentzel,   b. 2 Mar 1822, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1893  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Bentzel Mill [28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. This mill remained in the Bentzel family for several generations. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill [1st Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [1st Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior [1st floor] of Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. This mill remained in the Bentzel family for several generations. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill [2nd Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [2nd Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior [2nd floor] of Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. This mill remained in the Bentzel family for several generations. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill [3rd Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [3rd Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior [3rd floor] of Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. This mill remained in the Bentzel family for several generations. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill Bridge [28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill Bridge [28 Mar 2006]
    Modern-day photo of remains of Bentzel Mill Bridge near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. The bridge was named due to crossing Conewago Creek immediately next to the Bentzel Mill. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill [28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of Bentzel Mill from Bentzel Mill Bridge near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Little Conewago Creek [28 Mar 2006]
    Little Conewago Creek [28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of Little Conewago Creek just north of Shiloh, Pennsylvania, at the location where the Bentzel Mill used to span the creek. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Home [cellar, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Home [cellar, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the cellar of the original Bentzel home located adjacent to Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Home [attic, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Home [attic, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the attic of the original Bentzel home located adjacent to Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill [3rd Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [3rd Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior [3rd floor] of Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. Shown in the photo are the original mill stones. This mill remained in the Bentzel family for several generations. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill [4th Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill [4th Floor, 28 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior [4th floor] of Bentzel Mill near Shiloh, Pennsylvania. This mill remained in the Bentzel family for several generations. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Bentzel Mill Marker [28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill Marker [28 Mar 2006]
    Bentzel Mill marker on the north side of the mill. Reads: "BUILT BY DAVID & ELIZABETH BENSEL IN THE YEAR 1831." Taken by Chad G. Nichols

    Documents
    Plantation Sketch
    Plantation Sketch
    Plantation sketch of David Bentzel Sr & Elizabeth MEISENHELTER Bentzel's dwellings; original drawings were sketched by Charles A. Bentzel in the Fall of 1972; electronic copies drawn Oct 2005 by Chad G. Nichols

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH-DEATH-SPOUSE-MARRIAGE: Information received from James A. Bensyl, Box 181, Odgen, Ill 61859 17 Mar 2000 in the form of a descendency chart of 43 pages. See page 41; Also Information supplied by Thelma Deveny via E-Mail: tdeveney@earthlink.net. NAME: Ancestral File lists name variation as Maria Sophia Elizabeth Meisenhelter.

  • 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).
      Floorplan of Bentzel Mill Dwellings - 002125; Bentzel Mill & Little Conewago Creek - 003494-003505

    2. [S560] Alwine-Lutz Family Tree, Lutz, Cheryl, ([Available online]) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists birth 1781 at Mt. Joy Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania

    3. [S409] USGenWeb, PAGenWeb Project, ([online] www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/pa/) (Reliability: 3).
      BURIAL: Lists burial "Elizabeth Bentzel wife of David, 1781-" Apparently Elizabeth is in an unmarked grave or has a burial that is no longer legible

    4. [S60] Personal Research & Library, Stanley C. Reiber, Reiber, Stanley C., ([email] sreiber # aol.com (change # for @)) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists name Maria Sophia Elizabeth Meisenhelder