John P. Dentler

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John P. Dentler

  • Birth 4 Apr 1842 Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 31 May 1909 Turbotville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Turbotville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 57837182

JOHN P. DENTLER, farmer, was born in Lycoming county, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1842, son of William C. and Christianna (Raup) Dentler, natives of this county. His paternal grandfather came to this county in 1812, and located near Turbutville. He was the father of six children: John, who was associate judge of this county; Frederick; Franklin; William; Rachel, and Maria. William C., father of our subject, began life by working on the Pennsylvania canal, and afterward chose farming as an occupation. He served ten years as justice of the peace, and was an elder in the Lutheran church at the time of his death, November 7, 1866. His widow died, March 28, 1873. They reared a family of five children: William; Savilla; John P.; Mary C., wife of D. A. Engle, and Jennie, wife of Samuel Comley. The subject of our sketch was educated in the public schools, and has followed the occupation of farming all his life. He was married, January 13, 1870, to Jennie A., daughter of Philip Raup, of Turbutville. She died, July 11, 1888. They had two children: Lillie and Roy. January 1, 1890, he married Sarah Leinbach, of McEwensville. Mr. Dentler is a director of the Watsontown National Bank, and is a member of the Lutheran church, in which he has served as elder, deacon, and trustee. Politically he is a Democrat.

HISTORY OF
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA,
HERBERT C. BELL.
CHICAGO, ILL.:
BROWN, RUNK & Co., PUBLISHERS.
1891


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  • Created by: Debra Pagan
  • Added: 28 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57837182
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John P. Dentler (4 Apr 1842–31 May 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57837182, citing Turbotville Cemetery, Turbotville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Debra Pagan (contributor 47043322) .