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William Edward Bentzel

William Edward Bentzel

Male 1881 - 1936  (55 years)

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  • Name William Edward Bentzel  [1, 2
    Born 18 Apr 1881  Germany, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 10 Jul 1936  Hanover, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 12 Jul 1936  Barts-Centenary Meth. Ch. Cem, Littlestown, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I14936  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 

    Family Ida M. Arther,   b. 26 Mar 1886, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1924, York, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1901  York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    Married:
    • The York County license spells her surname "Arther" while the marriage certificate spells it "Arthur."
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F5573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ida Arther and William were married in 1901. They apparently became estranged, and she left him. He appears to have sued for divorce on grounds of "desertion." The divorce was granted in March 1907. See Gettysburg [PA] Times (2 May 1907). About Feb 1907 he married Carrie M. Leese (1889-1949).
    • Obituary, The [Hanover, PA] Evening Sun, p. 1 (11 Jul 1936):
      "William E. Bentzel
      "Willam Edward Bentzel, Hanover, R.D. 1, died at his home Friday evening [10 Jul] at 5 o'clock, following an extended illness. He was aged 56 years. Mr. Bentzel was a son of the late William and Catherine Myers Bentzel. Surviving are his wife, who before marriage was Miss Carrie Leese of Adams county; three sons and three daughters.... The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon.... Further services will be held in Bart's United Brethren church, of which he was a member.... Burial will be made in Bart's church cemetery...."
    • Burial notice, The [Hanover, PA] Evening Sun, p. 4 (13 Jul 1936):
      "William E. Bentzel
      "The funeral of William Edward Bentzel, Hanover, R.D. 1, who died Friday evening [10 Jul], was held Sunday afternoon [12 Jul] at 2 o'clock from the J.W. Little & Son funeral home, Littlestown. Further services were conducted in Bart's United Brethren church, of which he was a member.... Burial was made in Bart's United Brethren cemetery. Six neighbors served as the pallbearers."

  • Sources 
    1. [S846] PA Marriages, 1885-1950 |, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1589502), (York Cnty License # 13863).

    2. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 62527339 .

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Catharine A Utz; 25 Mar 1904).