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William Henry Bentzel
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1840
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: May 10, 1901
Pennsylvania, USA

The son of Jacob N. & Anna Marie (Schneider) Bentzel [although there is dispute on that], in 1860, he was a farmer living in Adams County. He stood 5' 7" tall and had light hair and gray eyes. He married Catharine Herring August 24, 1862, in Hanover, York County, and fathered Elmer (b. 05/30/63), Anniah M. L. (b. 02/02/65), Lillie A. S. (b. 11/06/67), Emma C. (b. 11/05/70), Martha G. (b. 03/29/73), Nettie Edith (b. 04/08/75), and William E. (b. 04/18/81).

A Civil War veteran, he was was drafted in Adams County October 16, 1862, mustered into federal service at Gettysburg November 6 as a private with Co. E, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"), and honorably discharged with his company July 28, 1863.

Death came following a stroke he suffered on the square in Hanover. He died later that afternoon either in Dr. Meisenhelder's office or at his home in Union Township, Adams County (both reported). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Herring Bentzel (1840 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Emma C. Bentzel (1870 - 1904)*
  Martha G. Bentzel (1873 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Barts-Centenary United Methodist Church Cemetery
Littlestown
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Dennis Brandt
Originally Created by: pat callahan (inactive)
Record added: Jan 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17245800
William Henry Bentzel
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William Henry Bentzel
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