William H. Sentz
(1829-1908)
Matilda Catharine Bollinger
(1833-1913)
David Peter Sentz
(1867-1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nettie Louise Beecher

David Peter Sentz 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 7 Nov 1867, Mount Joy Twp., Adams, PA 4 7 13
  • Marriage (1): Nettie Louise Beecher on 6 Dec 1888 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 8 May 1930, Gettysburg, Adams, PA at age 62 4 5 7 14
  • Buried: 11 May 1930, Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 4 7

   FamilySearch ID: LYM3-F98.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 13 The 1870 census recorded Wm M. Sentz, 40, living with wife Matilda C., 35; Sarah Ellen, 12; Harriet R., 11; Joseph M., 9; Jacob B., 7; Louisa B., 5; Peter David, 2; and William A., 0. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Gettysburg.

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. 15 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. 16 The 1910 census recorded on Gettysburg Road: 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. 10

6. Cause of Death: carcinoma of stomach, 8 May 1930, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 7

7. Occupation: retired miller on 8 May 1930 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 7

8. Residence: 148 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, Pa. On 8 May 1930 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 7

9. Obituary: Gettysburg Times: obituary of David Peter Sentz on 9 May 1930 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 14 Funeral services for David Peter Sentz, retired miller and ticket taker at the Majestic theatre for four years, who died at his home on North Stratton street, Thursday afternoon, will be held Sunday afternoon, meeting at the house at 2 o'clock, with further services in St. James' Lutheran church, the Rev. L. B. Hafer officiating, assisted by the Rev. Earl J. Bowman. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery. Mr. Stenz was a son of the late William H. and Matilda (Bellinger) Sentz, and is survived by nine sons and daughters: Mrs. Charles Little, Bonneauville; Ernest Sentz, Littlestown; Harry Sentz, Ruxton, Maryland; John, Guy and Edgar Sentz, Gettysburg; Earl Sentz, at home; William Sentz, Fourth street, and Donald Sentz, at home. Three brothers, Oliver Sentz, Littlestown; Jacob Sentz, Taneytown; Augustus Sentz, Greenmount. and three sisters, Mrs. John Wenschhof. Greenmount; Mrs. Charles Snyder, near Gettysburg, and Mrs. Jacob Hoke, Bonneauville, also survive. He was a member of the Mason and Dixon lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Harney, and also was a member of the Adams county past grands' association. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church, Harney.


David married Nettie Louise Beecher, daughter of Cornelius Christian Beecher and Emma Margaret Long, on 6 Dec 1888 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA.1 2 3 (Nettie Louise Beecher was born on 25 Aug 1872 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA,4 6 17 died on 15 Dec 1937 in Littlestown, Adams, PA 4 5 6 and was buried on 18 Dec 1937 in Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 4 6.)


Sources


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

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, 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 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 20 Dec 1888. Marriage David P. Sentz to Nettie Beecher.

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

5 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 16 Dec 1937, Page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Nettie Louise Sentz (nee Beecher).

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. 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.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. 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.

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

9 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, 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 Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 7 Feb 1920, page 1. Obituary of Cornelius Beecher.

11 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 26 Apr 1983, page 9. Obituary of William G. Sentz.

12 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 12 Dec 1957, page 1. Obituary of John A. Sentz.

13 1870 United States Census, 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.

14 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 9 May 1930, obituary of David P. Sentz, bottom of page 1.

15 1900 United States Census, 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.

16 1910 United States Census, 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.

17 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085, Page Number 158A.



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