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Milton Cantonwine
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1884
Colorado, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1970
Longmont
Boulder County
Colorado, USA

Milton was the son of Robert Martin and Melissa A. (Sharp) Cantonwine, the grandson of Abraham and Elizabeth (White) Cantonwine, and the 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 Scholl, in Bedford county, Pennsylvania.

Milton married Melba Azula Neer on January 1, 1920 in Colorado Springs, El Paso county, CO. There are discrepancies regarding where Milton was born. One of his obituaries says Colorado Springs but a funeral memory card says he was born in Longmont.

LONGMONT [CO] LEDGER, OCT 19, 1970
CANTONWINE, Milton, 85, 12759 North 87th St., died at his residence, October 18, 1970. Survived by his widow [Melba], six sons, three daughters, one brother, 28 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday at the Howe Mortuary Chapel, Reverend Patrick Noll, O.S.B. will officiate. Interment Mountain View Cemetery.

LONGMONT [CO] LEDGER, OCT 19, 1970
MILTON CANTONWINE DIES SUNDAY AT HOME
Milton Cantonwine of 12759 North 87th St., died Sunday at his home. He was 85. Cantonwine, a retired bee keeper, was born in Colorado Springs but lived in the Longmont area most of his life. He is survived by his wife, Melba Cantonwine; six sons . . . . three daughters . . . and a brother, Frank Cantonwine [d. 1978] of Longmont. The funeral will be at Howe Mortuary Chapel Thursday, with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert M Cantonwine (1857 - 1909)
  Melissa Sharp Cantonwine (1857 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Melba Azula Neer Cantonwine (1896 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Grace Cantonwine O'Connell (1880 - 1917)*
  Ernest Cantonwine (1882 - 1932)*
  Milton Cantonwine (1884 - 1970)
  Frank Cantonwine (1888 - 1978)*
  Edward Cantonwine (1889 - 1933)*
  Clyde Cantonwine (1899 - 1965)*
  Harold Cantonwine (1900 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Longmont
Boulder County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Block 39, Lot20 Sp9
 
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Oct 25, 2005
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Milton Cantonwine
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Milton Cantonwine
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- Ann Koch
 Added: Feb. 10, 2007
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- Ann Koch
 Added: Oct. 25, 2005
 
 
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