John Beecher
(Abt 1811-1855)
Lydia Leeper
(1817-1850)
Edward Long
Mary Ann Beacaw
Cornelius Christian Beecher
(1845-1920)
Emma Margaret Long
(1847-1897)
Nettie Louise Beecher
(1872-1937)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. David Peter Sentz

Nettie Louise Beecher 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 25 Aug 1872, Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA 4 5 7
  • Marriage (1): David Peter Sentz on 6 Dec 1888 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 15 Dec 1937, Littlestown, Adams, PA at age 65 5 6 7
  • Buried: 18 Dec 1937, Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 5 7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 4 Carnelius Beecher, 37, farm laborer, was living with wife Emma, 33; Mary, 13: Ella, 11; Lizzie, 9; Nettie, 7; and Minnie, 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: "Marriages: Sentz-Beecher -- Dec. 6 By Rev. J. R. Dunklerly, David P. Sentz to Miss Nettie Beecher, both of near Greenmount.", 20 Dec 1888, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 3

3. Census in 1900 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded David Sentz, farmer, 33, born Nov 1867, living with wife Nettie, 28, Aug 1872; Pearl L., 11, Jul 1889; Earnest R., 9, Sep 1891; Harry B., 7, Jun 1893; John Edward, 4, Jan 1896; David O., 2, Dec 1898; and an unnamed infant, 4 months, Mar 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Pearl and Earnest were born in Maryland.

4. Census in 1910 in Hamilton Twp., Adams, PA. 13 The 1910 census recorded David P. Sentz, carpenter, 42, living with wife Nettie L., 39; John E., 14; Earl D., 11; William G., 9; Guy S., 7; Edgar P., 4; and Donald T., 2. David and Nettie were married for 20 years and she had birthed 10 children, 9 alive in 1910. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Residence: on 7 Feb 1920 in Harney, Carroll, MD. 14

6. Cause of Death: apoplexy, 15 Dec 1937, Littlestown, Adams, PA. 7

7. Obituary: Gettysburg Times: Mrs. Sentz Dies in Littlestown on 16 Dec 1937 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 6 Mrs. Nettie Louise Sentz, 65, widow of David Sentz. died Wednesday afternoon at 1:25 o'clock from a heart attack at the home of her son and daughter-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sentz, 28 Newark street. Littlestown. Her husband died May 8. 1930.

The deceased had been in her usual health recently but on Tuesday evening complained of feeling ill. She remained in bed Wednesday and after lunch at noon it was decided to consult a physician. Upon the return of her son from the doctor's office she was found dead in bed. Mrs. Sentz had suffered a stroke about a year ago and a light stroke recently but apparently recovered from both.

She was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Emma Margaret (Long) Beecher and was a native of Adams county. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church, Harney.

She formerly resided on Stratton street. Following the death of her husband she made her home with her son in Littlestown.

Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Charles Little. Gettysburg: Ernest R., Littlestown; Harry B.. Ruxton. Maryland: John E..-Gettysburg; Earl D.. Littlestown. with whom she resided: William G.. Littlestown R. D.; Guy S.. Waynesboro; Edgar P.. Gettysburg: Donald T.. Williamsport; two sisters, Mrs. Mazie Pittenturf. Gettysburg: Mrs. John Adams, Rome. New York; one brother. Harry Beecher. Detroit: 40 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services from the H. B. Bender and son funeral home Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. Herbert Schmidt and the Rev. D. S. Kammerer, Littlestown. officiating. Interment in Evergreen cemetery. Friends may call at the Bender funeral home Friday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.


Nettie married David Peter Sentz, son of William H. Sentz and Matilda Catharine Bollinger, on 6 Dec 1888 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA.1 2 3 (David Peter Sentz was born on 7 Nov 1867 in Mount Joy Twp., Adams, PA,5 15 16 died on 8 May 1930 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA 5 6 16 17 and was buried on 11 May 1930 in Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 5 16.)


Sources


1 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, Dec 18 - from Adams Co. card file.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZV-Q82 David P Sentz and Nettie Beecher, 06 Dec 1888; citing , Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 20645.

3 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 20 Dec 1888. Marriage David P. Sentz to Nettie Beecher.

4 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085, Page Number 158A.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35814665.

6 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 16 Dec 1937, Page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Nettie Louise Sentz (nee Beecher).

7 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 112822. Nettie Louise Sentz. Father Cornelius Beecher. Mother not listed. Spouse David P. Sentz.

8 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 11 Nov 1977, page 2. Obituary of Guy S. Sentz Sr.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWZ-MD5 William Gardner Sentz and Emma Elizabeth Study, 20 Jan 1921; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 20,655.

10 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 26 Apr 1983, page 9. Obituary of William G. Sentz.

11 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 12 Dec 1957, page 1. Obituary of John A. Sentz.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS1C-P4X David P Sentz, Hamilton, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15, sheet 11A, family 249.

13 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGD9-TYX David P Sentz, Hamilton, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 15, sheet 11A, family 249.

14 <i>Gettysburg Compiler</i> (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 7 Feb 1920, page 1. Obituary of Cornelius Beecher.

15 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZLM-367 Peter David Sentz in household of Wm M Sentz, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 31, family 206, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552788.

16 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 47217. David P. Sentz. Father Wm H Sentz. Mother Matilda Bollinger. Spouse Nettie Louise Beecher.

17 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 9 May 1930, obituary of David P. Sentz, bottom of page 1.



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