|Birth: ||May 7, 1925|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2008|
Richard Harold Cantonwine was the son of Milton & Melba Azula (Neer) Cantonwine, the grandson of Robert M. & Melissa (Sharp)Cantonwine, and 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.
Obituary: The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, 27 June 2008
Cottage Grove - A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Cottage Grove for Richard Cantonwine of Cottage Grove. He died June 24 of age-related causes at age 83. . . . He was born May 7, 1925 in Longmont, Colo., to Milton and Melba Neer Cantonwine. He married Margarita "Rita" Quaglia on Oct. 8, 1948, in Cottage Grove. Cantonwine served in the Navy aboard the USS Saratoga in the Pacific during World War II. He worked in the wood products industry for many years, retiring from a Weyerhaeuser Corp. plant in 1986. Survivors include his wife; three sons,. . . a daughter, . . . two brothers, . . . two sisters, . . . four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two sons, John and Joseph, died previously.
Milton Cantonwine (1884 - 1970)
Melba Azula Neer Cantonwine (1896 - 1983)
John Harold Cantonwine (1950 - 2003)*
Joseph Milton Cantonwine (1954 - 1973)*
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)*
James Neil Cantonwine (1932 - 2001)*
Jane Marie Cantonwine Gerk (1934 - 2015)*
Fir Grove Cemetery
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57260552
Harold F. Alsop
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