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David Milton Cantonwine
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1923
Boulder County
Colorado, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1979
Boulder County
Colorado, USA

David Milton Cantonwine was the son of Milton and Melba (Neer) Cantonwine, the grandson of Robert Martin and Melissa A. (Sharpe) Cantonwine, the great-grandson of Abraham and Elizabeth (White) Cantonwine, and the great-great-grandson of Charles and 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.

David married Geneva Marie Winnett, daughter of Fred and Ruth (Osborn) Winnett, on April 29, 1948. They had four sons: David Michael, Robert Harold, Daniel Neil, and Charles Cody (d. 8/27/72).

David Milton Cantonwine, 55, of 27 E. Fifth Ave., died Tuesday, Aug 28, at Longmont United Hospital. He was born Nov. 15, 1923 in Longmont and was married to Geneva M. Cantonwine April 29, 1948 [1947?] in Boulder. Mr. Cantonwine was a civil service employee for the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. He had served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a paratrooper dropped behind enemy lines to save a bridge. The son of Milton and Melba (Neer) Cantonwine, he was a member of the American Legion and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mr. Cantonwine is survived by his wife; his mother of Longmont, three sons . . . five brothers . . . two sisters . . . two grandchildren and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Ruth Winnett. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Howe Mortuary Chapel, 439 Coffman St., with the Rev. Walter Jaeger officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Longmont Heart Beaters in care of Howe Mortuary.

Family links: 
  Milton Cantonwine (1884 - 1970)
  Melba Azula Neer Cantonwine (1896 - 1983)
  Geneva M Winnett Cantonwine (1931 - 1993)
  Daniel Neil Cantonwine (1953 - 2010)*
  Charles Cody Cantonwine (1955 - 1972)*
  Frank Lee Cantonwine (1915 - 1920)**
  Dorothy Ann Cantonwine (1921 - 1922)*
  David Milton Cantonwine (1923 - 1979)
  Richard Harold Cantonwine (1925 - 2008)*
  John Robert "Jack" Cantonwine (1926 - 2003)*
  Daniel Howard Cantonwine (1929 - 2015)*
  James Neil Cantonwine (1932 - 2001)*
  Jane Marie Cantonwine Gerk (1934 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Boulder County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Oct 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12162660
David Milton Cantonwine
Added by: Ann Koch
David Milton Cantonwine
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David Milton Cantonwine
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- Ann Koch
 Added: Feb. 10, 2007

- Ann Koch
 Added: Nov. 11, 2005
Thank you for your personal sacrifice to protect our country's freedom.
- Ann Koch
 Added: Nov. 11, 2005

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