|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1926|
|Death: ||May 3, 2003|
John Robert "Jack" Cantonwine was the son of Milton and Melba (Neer) Cantonwine, the grandson of Robert Martin and Melissa A. "Lizzie" (Sharp/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.
LONGMONT DAILY TIMES CALL, SEPTEMBER 10, 2003
SEPTEMBER 10, 2003
JOHN ROBERT "JACK" CANTONWINE: DEC. 16, 1926 - MAY 3, 2003
John Robert "Jack" Cantonwine, formerly of Longmont, died Saturday, May 3, 2003, in Bend, Ore. He was 76. Mr. Cantonwine was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Longmont to Melba [Neer] and Milton Cantonwine. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and then returned to Longmont. He was a carpenter and cabinetmaker before retiring in 1985 and moving to Chemult, Ore. Mr. Cantonwine was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He loved fishing and hunting and especially liked feeding and talking to animals that would come into his yard. He will be remembered as being a loving son. He was preceded in death by two brothers, David and Jim. Mr. Cantonwine is survived by three brothers, Richard of Cottage Grove, Ore. [died 2008]., Phil of Chemult and Dan of Medford, Ore.; two sisters, Jane Gerk of Greeley and Marilyn King of Maricopa, Ariz., and numerous nieces and nephews. A cremation has been held. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Milton Cantonwine (1884 - 1970)
Melba Azula Neer Cantonwine (1896 - 1983)
Dorothy Ann Cantonwine (1921 - 1922)*
David Milton Cantonwine (1923 - 1979)*
Richard Harold Cantonwine (1925 - 2008)*
John Robert "Jack" Cantonwine (1926 - 2003)
James Neil Cantonwine (1932 - 2001)*
Mountain View Cemetery
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Feb 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17961024
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