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Leland Laverne Cantonwine
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1904
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1954
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA

Note: Leland L. Cantonwine was the son of Herbert U. & Ora Ketchum (Culp) Cantonwine, the grandson of David & Eliza (Elson) Cantonwine, the great-grandson of Michael & Catherine (Myers/Myres) Cantonwine, and the great-great-grandson of Charles & Mary Magdalena (Scholl) Cantonwine.

Charles, the patriarch of the Cantonwine family, immigrated to America from Prussia in 1806, arriving in Philadelphia, Penn., aboard the ship Orlando. The ship's passenger list shows "Chr. Kuntentwine, single man." The name Kuntentwine later evolved to Cantonwine, and Charles appears to be the only surnamed Kuntentwine/Cantonwine to immigrate to America. Eight or so years after his arrival in Philadelphia, in about 1814, Charles married Mary Magdalena Scholl, daughter of Charles Jacob & Margaret (Fuhr) Scholl, in Bedford county, Pennsylvania.

Vinton News [Benton Co., IA], September (?), 1954
Leland Cantonwine, 50, Benton Farmer, Dies at St. Luke's

Leland L. Cantonwine, Benton township farmer and lifelong resident of this community, died Sunday evening at 9:50 p.m. at St. Luke's hospital in Cedar Rapids. Cantonwine, ill for a year, had been admitted to the hospital Saturday afternoon. He was 50. Mr. Cantonwine was born March 11, 1904, near Vinton, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Cantonwine. He married Marie Moubry near Shellsburg on Aug. 5, 1925. The couple lived all their life in this community and farmed on their Benton township place for the last 17 years. He was a member of the Oak Grove Christian church. Surviving are his widow, his mother, Mrs. David [Herbert] Cantonwine three sons, Donald H. (l927-1994) . . . five grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Lucille Sanders (1902-1989) and a brother, Ullin [1909-1981] Cantonwine of Vinton. Funeral services . . . .Fry Holland funeral home Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.

Family links: 
  Herbert Ullin Cantonwine (1873 - 1953)
  Ora Ketchum Culp Cantonwine (1883 - 1972)
  Ida Moubry Cantonwine Cue (1905 - 1993)*
  Donald Herbert Cantonwine, Sr. (1927 - 1994)*
  Dale Leland Cantonwine (1930 - 2014)*
  Lucille Nadine Cantonwine Sanders (1902 - 1989)*
  Leland Laverne Cantonwine (1904 - 1954)
  Ullin Jay Cantonwine (1909 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Oct 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12068607
Leland Laverne Cantonwine
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Leland Laverne Cantonwine
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- Ann Koch
 Added: Oct. 28, 2005

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