|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1828|
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1903|
George W. Bentz was born in Frederick, Md. and was a carpenter by occupation. He was married to Sarah Catherine Beall.
On Aug. 30, 1863, he enrolled in the Independent Loudoun Virginia Rangers, USA, at Harpers Ferry, and was mustered in on Jan 26, 1864 at Point of Rocks, Md. With other Loudoun Rangers opposed to their proposed transfer to West Virginia, he enlisted in Co. L, Cole's Cavalry on April 6, 1864, but then he rejoined the Loudoun Rangers in September. He was mustered out with the rest of his unit on May 31, 1865, at Bolivar, WV.
The Evangelical Reformed Church and Cemetery were (abandoned) in 1924. Now the present site of the Memorial Grounds Park, 210 North Bentz St. Frederick, Frederick County, MD. A bronze plaque was erected to establish the burials of the earliest setters in Frederick. No stones exist today and many of these internments were originally at theTrinity Chapel (abandoned). The plaque in Memorial Grounds Park has been able to add 366 inscriptions from the two cemeteries. There are 17 more names recorded on a plaque at the Trinity Chapel cemetery.
In 1904 Michael A. Gruber copied inscription then remaining. Scharf also made transcription here. Thus, the present compiler, Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, as published in Names In Stone, by incorporating information recorded by Scharf, and Gruber.
Bio- Mike Hahn
Frederick Evangelical Reformed Cemetery
Created by: Mike Hahn
Record added: Mar 14, 2005
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