Erhardt Lentz

Erhardt Lentz

Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 5 Mar 1873 (aged 76)
Woodland, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Burial Woodland, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Plot R7, S8
Memorial ID 10463632 View Source
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Parents: JACOB & [ELIZABETH] LENTZ. Siblings: FREDRICA, HENRY, LEWIS, WILLIAM. Married: 1). ELIZABETH COONTZ Nov 14, 1825. 2). AMANDA W. MUGERT circa 1848. Children: 1). HENRY WILLIAM, JACOB LEWIS, SOLOMON C., ELIZABETH A. (MRS. JEFFERSON F. BAKER), FREDERICA (MRS. GEORGE W. RAINS). 2). ANNA MARIA (MRS. JOSEPH ADAIR), DANIEL ERHARDT, MADONA. Erhardt was a "drummer boy" at the Battle of Waterloo. Records say he was with Napoleon when he was defeated at Waterloo. He later became a German weaver and still later migrated to the United States, settling in the Leon area, where he became a farmer. (In Hardy Co, WV by 1825. Went from Hardy Co, WV to Pickaway Co, OH between 1835 and 1843. He and Amanda and children are on the Pickaway Co census in 1850. They were in Decatur Co in 1856.)

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