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Elias Bentzel

Male 1816 - 1888  (72 years)


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  • Name Elias Bentzel  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born 20 Jul 1816  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 8 Sep 1816  Strayers Salem Lutheran Church, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Gender Male 
    AFN XC17-DT 
    Occupation 5 Sep 1850  Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 10 Nov 1850  West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 11 Jul 1860  West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 18 Jul 1870  West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Works on Farm 
    Occupation 8 Jun 1880  West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Carpenter 
    Died 21 Oct 1888  West Manchester Twp, 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 I7262  default
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2006 

    Father Henrich Bentzel,   b. 1 Jul 1770, Dover Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1855, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Maria Lauer,   b. 16 Nov 1823,   d. 17 Sep 1878, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1843  York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Notes 
    Married:
    • CHILD: There may be another child in this family because the 1870 U.S. Census lists a 3-yr old daughter named Lohr Clara Bentzel.
    Children 
    +1. Levi Bentzel,   b. 23 Dec 1843, Dover, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1930, New Bridgeville, Chanceford Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Mary Bentzel,   b. 26 May 1845, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1908, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +3. Rachel Bentzel,   b. 10 Jan 1847, West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1887, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +4. Lucy Anna Bentzel,   b. 8 Jul 1848, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1868, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     5. Susan Bentzel,   b. 25 Jul 1851, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 74 years)
     6. Emeline Bentzel,   b. 9 Sep 1853, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1855, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. Sarah Jane Bentzel,   b. 23 Dec 1855, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1864, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    +8. Catherine Ellen "Kate" Bentzel,   b. 15 Feb 1858, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1913, West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +9. Abraham Henry Bentzel,   b. 21 May 1860, Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1896, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +10. Elias Wesley Bentzel,   b. 15 Jan 1863, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1934, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +11. Peter Wilson Bentzel,   b. 4 Jan 1865, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1934, Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     12. Frances Elizabeth Bentzel,   b. 2 Oct 1868, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1888, York Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1850 U.S. Census [5 Sep 1850]
    1850 U.S. Census [5 Sep 1850]
    Dover, York, Pennsylvania: "Elias Bensel" & Henry Bensel" families (next-door neighbors)
    1850 U.S. Census
    1850 U.S. Census
    West Manchester Twp, York, Pennsylvania: Next-door neighbors are the "Elias Bentzel" & "Barney Nailer" families; also listed in Elias' household is an "Adam Walby," a carpenter with an unknown relationship to the family
    1860 U.S. Census
    1860 U.S. Census
    1860 U.S. Census: West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania - Lydia Stough, John Bentzel, Elias Bentzel, & Abraham Lauer households
    1870 U.S. Census
    1870 U.S. Census
    1870 U.S. Census: West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania, lists two Bentzel families (Elias (uncle) & John Bentzel (nephew)): Elias Bentzel Sr, Anna Maria LAUER Bentzel, Catherine Ellen Bentzel, Abraham Henry Bentzel, Elias Bentzel Jr, Peter Wilson Bentzel, Daniel Bentzel, Lohr Clara(?), John J. Bentzel, Sarah, Susan Bentzel, & John Bentzel
    1880 U.S. Census
    1880 U.S. Census
    1880 U.S. Census: Elias Bentzel family: Elias Bentzel Sr, Susan Bentzel, Abraham Henry Bentzel, Carey Ellsworth Lehr (grandson), Frances Elizabeth Bentzel, George Austin Reiber (son-in-law), Catherine Ellen BENTZEL Reiber, & Harry Austin Reiber (grandson)

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone of Elias Bentzel & Anna Maria LAUER Bentzel at Neimans Cemetery

  • 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 - 001251, 001825; 1860 U.S. Census - 002400; 1870 U.S. Census - 002401; 1880 U.S. Census - 002403; Grave Marker - 002814

    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.), P 308 (Reliability: 3).
      Dover Twp, York, Pennsylvania: "Elias Bensel," age 34, Carpenter, value of real estate owned 500, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Maria," age 26, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Levi," age 7, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Mary," age 5, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Rachael," age 3, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Lucy A," age 2, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Adam Wallace," age 21, Carpenter, birthplace Pennsylvania; next-door neighbor is brother, "Henry Bensel"

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

    4. [S400] Greater Dover Historical Society, Inc., The, ([Online]) (Reliability: 3).
      Joyce Law transcripts of Shiloh Lutheran Old Cemetery list "Elias Bentzel" died 21 Oct 1888 at age 72 yrs 3 mos 1 day; Joyce Law transcripts lists Salem Union Church records; birth 20 Jul 1816, baptism 8 Sep 1816, parents Henry and Catharine Bentzel, sponsors John and Barbara Kump

    5. [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.), P 293 (Reliability: 3).
      West Manchester Twp, York, Pennsylvania: "Elias Bentzel," age 34, Carpenter, value of real estate owned 450, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Anna Maria," age 27, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Levi," age 7, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; "Mary," age 5, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Rachel," age 3, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Louisa Anna," age 2, birthplace Pennsylvania; "Adam Walley," age 20, Carpenter, birthplace Pennsylvania; next-door neighbor is "Barney Nailer"

    6. [S44] Church Records, Salem Union (Strayers), Baptisms, 1745-1893, Reformed, FamilyHart, ([Online at USGenWeb]) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists Elias, son of Henry & Catharine Bentzel, born 20 Jul 1816, bapt 8 Sep 1816, sponsors John & Barbara Kump

    7. [S408] 1860 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 8th Census, 1860, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P 67 (Reliability: 3).
      West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania: Elias Bentzel, age 43, Carpenter, value of real estate 1900, value of personal estate 400, birthplace Pennsylvania; Anne M, age 36, birthplace Pennsylvania; Levi, age 16, Carpenter apprentice, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Mary, age 15, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Rachel, age 14, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Lucy, age 12, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Susan, age 9, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Sarah, age 5, birthplace Pennsylvania; Catharine, age 2, birthplace Pennsylvania; Abraham, age 2 mos, birthplace Pennsylvania; Two doors away is the family of John Bentzel, Elias' older brother; next-door neighbor is Abraham Lauer (Anna Maria's father)

    8. [S229] 1870 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 9th Census, 1870, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P 43 (Reliability: 3).
      West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania: Lists Elias Bentzel, age 50, Works on Farm, value of real estate 2000, birthplace Pennsylvania, male citizen of the U.S.; Ann M, age 49, Works on Farm, birthplace Pennsylvania, cannot write; Catharine, age 12, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Abraham, age 10, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Elias, age 7, birthplace Pennsylvania, attended school within the year; Peter, age 5, birthplace Pennsylvania; Daniel, age 2, birthplace Pennsylvania; Lohr Clara, age 3, birthplace Pennsylvania; Three houses away is John Bentzel, Elias' nephew

    9. [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.), P 21, SUP DIST 7, ENUM DIST 10 (Reliability: 3).
      West Manchester Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania: Elias Bentzel, age 52, widowed, Carpenter, birthplace Pennsylvania, parentage Pennsylvania; Susie, age 28, Daughter, Housekeeper, birthplace Pennsylvania, parentage Pennsylvania; Abraham, age 19, Son, Carpenter, unemployed for 2 months, birthplace Pennsylvania; Carey E Lair, age 13, Grandson, attended school within the year, birthplace Pennsylvania, parentage Pennsylvania; Fannie Bentzel, age 11, Daughter, attended school within the year, birthplace Pennsylvania; George Reiver (son-in-law), age 27, Carpenter, Typhoid Fever, birthplace Pennsylvania, parentage Pennsylvania; Kate, age 22, Wife, Keeping House, birthplace Pennsylvania, parentage Pennsylvania; Harry A, age 1, Son, birthplace Pennsylvania

    10. [S126] Genealogy of the Bentzel Family, Bentzel, Charles Allen, edited by Reisinger, Maryllyn M. Bentzel, (York, Pennsylvania : 1986 This work was compiled by Charles Allen Bentzel throughout his lifetime and was printed in book form after his death in 1986), P 7 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists at Strayers Church at Dover: Elias, son of Henrich & Catharin Bentzel b. 20 Jul 1816, bapt 8 Sep 1816; sponsors Johan & Barbara Kump

    11. [S381] Grave Marker (Reliability: 3).
      OUR FATHER
      ELIAS BENTZEL
      Died
      Oct. 21, 1888
      Aged
      72 Yrs. 3 Mo.
      & 1 Day
      ---
      [illegible inscription]
      Photo & transcription by Chad G. Nichols

    12. [S46] Personal Research & Library, La Ree B. Anderson, Anderson, La Ree B., ([email] moms_flowers # msn.com) (Reliability: 3).
      d. West Manchester Twp, PA; Identified will record in FHL 1036090

    13. [S292] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Record, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Copyright 1980, 2002, 2006 Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.) (Reliability: 3).
      Elias b. 20 Jul 1816, chr. 8 Sep 1816 Strayers Salem Reformed Congregation, son of Henrich & Cath. Bentzel: IGI C506771, Q974.841 D1 K2Y, Printout FHL 1002590

    14. [S60] Personal Research & Library, Stanley C. Reiber, Reiber, Stanley C., ([email] sreiber # aol.com (change # for @)) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists marriage 30 Jul 1843 at York Co, Pennsylvania

    15. [S411] Marriage Certificate or Record (Reliability: 3).
      I Certify that on the 30th day of July 1843 I have solemnized the Rites of Matrimony between Elias Bensel & Anna Mary Lauer according to Law. Witness my hand Daniel Zeigler, Minister of the Gospel
      Transcription by Chad G. Nichols