George Jefferson Lentz1,2

M, b. 17 March 1845, d. 16 November 1920
FatherHenry T. Lentz1 b. 21 Apr 1819, d. Nov 1871
MotherEstella Crowell1 b. 27 Jul 1824, d. 5 Apr 1912
     George Jefferson Lentz The 1870 census, Rowan Co., NC , shows:
George LENTZ
Wife Margeret, age 23, b. 1847
D21311- Ida A., age 3 (b. 1866)
D21312- Henry C., age 1, (b. 1869)
The same census shows his mother, Estelle LENTZ, keeping a child named Ida A. LENTZ, age 4, b. 1866, who must be the same child as D21311-.
The 1880 census shows 6 children.
* * *
No one reported a SECOND marriage, but the 1900 census shows George J. LENTZ, age 55, wife Nannie S., age 39, b. Mar 1861, married for three years. Or married about 1897. No children were at home, but a 'servant' was listed, Ellen Crissa. This was Nannie S., Lemley.
George was administrator for the estate of Henry T. LENTZ and later moved to Rowan Co. (Note: This would imply that George had previously NOT been living in Rowan Co.) Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 493149C6B255C24EA93D20F14EB0DA64D394. He was Marriage; Person Source.2 He was born on 17 March 1845 at Cabarrus County, North Carolina; Lentz Heritage cites the census as source but does not identify what year's census or its location.1,3 Estella, George, Mary and Jennings was listed as a household member living with Henry T. Lentz on the 1850 Census at Cabarrus County, North Carolina; 460 460 Henry T Lentz 30 male wagon maker and farmer 160 Rowan County; Estella Lentz 23 female Stanley County; George J Lentz 5 male Cabarrus County attending school; Mary C L Lentz 3 female do; Jennings Cravel 22 male appt to wagon making Rowan County.3 Estella, George and Mary was listed as a household member living with Henry T. Lentz in the 1860 Census at the subdivision East of the NC RR, Cabarrus County, North Carolina; 835 835 H T Lentz [Lents?] 39 male farmer 315 3300 NC; Estella 35 female NC; George J 15 male farm hand NC attending school; Mary C F 13 female NC attending school.4 George Jefferson Lentz and Margaret Ann Elizabeth Roseman Also see 'Rowan Marriages, p. 237: LENTS, George J. & Margaret Ann
Elizabeth Roseman, 1 Sep 1864; J. A. Smith, bondsman; Obadiah Woodson,
witness. George Jefferson Lentz married Margaret Ann Elizabeth Roseman, daughter of James C Roseman and Christina Deal, on 1 September 1864 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Rowan Marriages 1753-1868 states: 'Lents, George J. & Margaret Ann Elizabeth Roseman, 1 Sep 1864; J. A. Smith. bondsman; Obadiah Woodson, wit.' North Carolina Marriages 1842-1900 shows marriage date as 8 Sep 1864 in Rowan Co., NC..1
George was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Morgan Township, Rowan County, North Carolina. PO Gold Hill; 168 161 Lents [Lentz] George 25 male white farmer NC male over 21; Margaret E 23 female keeping house NC; Lentz Ida A 4 female at home NC; Henry C 1 male white NC at home.5 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Providence Township, Rowan County, North Carolina. 227 228 Lentz Geo J white male 35 married farmer NC NC NC; Margt E white female 32 wife married keeping house NC NC NC; Ida J white female 14 daughter single at home NC NC NC; Henry C white male 11 son single cannot read cannot write NC NC NC; James R D white male 8 son single NC NC NC; Saloma J white female 6 daughter single NC NC NC; George W white male 3 son single NC NC NC; Carra V L white female 1 daughter single NC NC NC.6 He witnessed Margaret Ann Elizabeth Roseman's death at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 23 June 1896.7 George Jefferson Lentz married Nancy (Nannie) S. Lemley on 19 October 1896 at Rowan County, North Carolina; No researcher reported a SECOND marriage for him, but the 1900 census shows George J. Lentz, age 55, wife Nannie S., age 39, b. Mar 1861, married for three years (or married abt 1897). No children were at home, but a 'servant' was listed, Ellen Crissa. This was Nannie S. Lemly.8,1

George died on 16 November 1920 at Gold Hill, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, at age 75.1,9 He was buried at Saint Stephens Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gold Hill, Cabarrus County, North Carolina. He The 1870 census, Rowan Co., NC , shows: George LENTZ Wife Margeret, age 23, b. 1847 D21311- Ida A., age 3 (b. 1866) D21312- Henry C., age 1, (b. 1869) The same census shows his mother, Estelle LENTZ, keeping a child named Ida A. LENTZ, age 4, b. 1866, who must be the same child as D21311-. The 1880 census shows 6 children. * * * No one reported a SECOND marriage, but the 1900 census shows George J. LENTZ, age 55, wife Nannie S., age 39, b. Mar 1861, married for three years. Or married about 1897. No children were at home, but a 'servant' was listed, Ellen Crissa. This was Nannie S., Lemley. George was administrator for the estate of Henry T. LENTZ and later moved to Rowan Co. (Note: This would imply that George had previously NOT been living in Rowan Co.)1

Family 1

Margaret Ann Elizabeth Roseman b. 23 Oct 1843, d. 23 Jun 1896
Children

Family 2

Nancy (Nannie) S. Lemley b. Mar 1860, d. 23 Oct 1932

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 50, 79.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: George J Lintz Age: 5 Estimated birth year: abt 1845 Birth place: Cabarrus Co Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Not Stated, Cabarrus, North Carolina.
  4. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: George J Lents Age in 1860: 15 Birth Year: abt 1845 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1860: Subdivision East of NC RR, Cabarrus, North Carolina Gender: Male Post Office: Mount Pleasant Value of real estate: View image Household Members:
    Name
    Age

    H T Lents
    39

    Estella Lents
    35

    George J Lents
    15

    Mary C F Lents
    13.

  5. [S69] 1870 US Census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: George Lents Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845 Age in 1870: 25 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1870: Morgan, Rowan, North Carolina Family and neighbors: View Results Race: White Gender: Male Value of real estate: View Image Post Office: Gold Hill.
  6. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Geo. J. Lentz Age: 35 Estimated birth year: abt 1845 Birthplace: North Carolina Occupation: Farmer Relationship to head-of-household: Self Home in 1880: Providence, Rowan, North Carolina Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Spouse's name: Marie A. E. Lentz Father's birthplace: NC Mother's birthplace: NC.
  7. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Eugene Thomas.
  8. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Margaret Ann Eliza Roseman Groom: George J. Lents Bond Date: 01 Sep 1864 County: Rowan Record No.: 01 257 Bondsman: J. A. Smith Witness: Obadiah Woodson Bond No.: 000126922.
  9. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Loftin Surratt.

Margaret Elizabeth Hodge1

F, b. 26 August 1844, d. 26 January 1941
FatherJesse Hodge Jr1 b. 17 Jul 1820, d. 14 Jul 1890
MotherSophia Eagle2 b. 19 May 1818, d. 30 Mar 1888
     Margaret Elizabeth Hodge was Marriage; Person Source.3 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 06C505B6EBABC84B831A463C788837C64B89. She was born on 26 August 1844 at Gold Hill, Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 Her married name was Lentz.1 She married William Crawford Lentz at Missouri say 1868.1 Margaret was listed as William Crawford Lentz's wife on the 1880 Census at Franklin, Newton County, Missouri; 309 331 Lentz Wm C white male 50 married farming NC VA VA; Margaret white female 37 white wife married keeping house cannot read cannot write; NC NC NC; Calvin white male 21 son single works on farm Missouri NC NC; Kindrick white male 15 son single works on farm attending school MO NC NC; Sarah A. white female 12 daughter single at home attending school MO NC NC; Wm. C. white male 10 son single attending school cannot write MO NC NC; Jesse F. white mlae 8 son single attending school cannot read write (crossed out) MO NC NC; Joseph F. white male 7 son single attending school cannot read write (crossed out) MO NC NC; Albert white male 5 son single cannot read write (crossed out) MO NC NC; Marvin white male 1 son single cannot read write (crossed out) MO NC NC.4,5 Margaret Elizabeth Hodge was buried at Macedonia Cem., Stella, Newton County, Missouri.1 She Person Source.3 She was 06C505B6EBABC84B831A463C788837C64B89.1 She died on 26 January 1941 at Stella, Newton County, Missouri, at age 96.1,2

Family

William Crawford Lentz b. 4 Jan 1829, d. 6 Nov 1890
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Lentz Scott Family Tree.
  3. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, p. 51.
  4. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Source Information:
    Census Place Franklin, Newton, Missouri
    Family History Library Film 1254706
    NA Film Number T9-0706
    Page Number 494C.
  5. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com.

Mary Jane Eaton1

F, b. say 1840, d. 30 May 1881
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 5979F1D673959E428A7E6910E29B6FE8D6A3. Mary Jane Eaton was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born say 1840 at Illinois.1 She married John H. W. Lentz at Pulaski County, Illinois, on 1 February 1881.3,1,4 Her married name was Lentz.1 Mary Jane Eaton died on 30 May 1881 at Pulaski County, Illinois.1 She Person Source.5 She was 5979F1D673959E428A7E6910E29B6FE8D6A3.1

Family

John H. W. Lentz b. 10 Jan 1835, d. 2 Apr 1919

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S1434] Unknown author, LANCE DOC 52--'Littles Celebrate 50th Anniversaryt.' A newspaper
    article (no date, no name of newspaper) reporting Ada (Lance) Little
    and her husband's 50th wedding anniversary. In it, some names are
    listed which give clues as to the married names of some of her
    children, etc..
    , Chap V, p. 28.
  3. [S57] Illinois Marriage Index 1763-1900, online www.ilsos.gov, Vol. 1, p. 94.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Mary Jane Eaton in the Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  5. [S673] Littles Celebrate 50th Anniversaryt A newspaper article reporting Ada (Lance) Little and her husband's 50th wedding anniversary. In it, some names are listed which give clues as to the married names of some of her children, etc.., Chap V, p. 28.

Martha Goodman1

F, b. say 1835, d. between 1884 and 1900
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID F08B162354D1FB4B969CBBDC0DE3619BD458. Martha Goodman was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born say 1835 at Illinois.3 She married John H. W. Lentz at Pulaski County, Illinois, on 27 December 1883.4,1 Her married name was Lentz.1 Martha Goodman Person Source.2 She was F08B162354D1FB4B969CBBDC0DE3619BD458.1 She died between 1884 and 1900 at Pulaski Clounty, Illinois.3

Family

John H. W. Lentz b. 10 Jan 1835, d. 2 Apr 1919

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, p. 28.
  3. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.
  4. [S57] Illinois Marriage Index 1763-1900, online www.ilsos.gov, Vol. 1, p. 106.

Mathias Alexander Bernhardt1

M, b. 1 September 1818, d. 5 February 1877
FatherJohn Christian Bernhardt1 b. 25 Mar 1786, d. 1 Sep 1854
MotherMary Sarah Elizabeth Lentz1 b. 4 Sep 1796, d. 16 Jul 1848
     Mathias Alexander Bernhardt IL records indicate that he moved to IL. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 62033B397D14344FBA5E651F9B944F151C29. He was Marriage; Person Source.2,3 He was born on 1 September 1818 at Cabarrus County, North Carolina. He was born on 1 September 1818 at Cabarrus County, North Carolina.1,4 Mathias, Leah and Mary was listed as a household member living with John Christian Bernhardt on the 1850 Census at Cabarrus County, North Carolina; 927 927 John C. Barnhardt [sic] 64 male do [farmer] 1000 Cabarrus County married within the year [sic] Mathias A. 30 male merchant do [Cabarrus County]; Mary C. 17 female do; John C. 14 male do attendng school; Leah B. 9 female do attending school.5 Mathias Alexander Bernhardt married Barbara S Ramsour on 15 April 1857 at North Carolina.4 Mathias Alexander Bernhardt died on 5 February 1877 at Caldwell County, North Carolina, at age 58; Mathias A Bernhardt
Born Sept 1 1818
Died Feby 5 1877
Barbara Bernhardt
Born Dec'r 4 1830
Died Dec'e 12 1876
Thanks b to Go which giveth
us the victory through our Lord
Jesus Christ."6 He IL records indicate that he moved to IL.1 He Person Source.2 He was 62033B397D14344FBA5E651F9B944F151C29.1

Family

Barbara S Ramsour b. 4 Dec 1830, d. 12 Dec 1876
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, p. 28.
  3. [S1463] Unknown author, Lentz Heritage Revisited -- A Genealogy of Bastian and Dewalt Lentz, by Catherine B. Norris and Jeff L. Norris, Copyright 2005 by Catherine and Jeff Norris. Printed in USA by Minor's Printing Co., Boone, NC., p. 53.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Fisher Family of Cabarrus County, NC.
  5. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: John C Barnhardt Age: 64 Estimated birth year: abt 1786 Birth place: Cabarrus Co Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Not Stated, Cabarrus, North Carolina.
  6. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Mathias Alexander Bernhardt.

Margaret Ann Bernhardt1

F, b. 25 January 1825, d. 8 October 1909
FatherJohn Christian Bernhardt1 b. 25 Mar 1786, d. 1 Sep 1854
MotherMary Sarah Elizabeth Lentz1 b. 4 Sep 1796, d. 16 Jul 1848
     Margaret Ann Bernhardt The Cabarrus census for 1900 shows Margaret A. LENTZ with the family of Rev. J. S. LINN as M.A. LENTZ, age 76, mother. Four of her grandchildren are shown. She is shown as having 2 children with 1 living. She married 2nd at age 43. She probably had 2 children by Rev. LINN. (NOTE: IT IS NOT KNOWN JUST WHO REV. J. S. LINN WAS; NO SUCH INITIALS APPEAR ELSEWHERE IN LH.)
They probably have many descendents scattered over NC and other states. See LH pp 56, 82, and 101. Their son became a preacher, they had three grandsons who were preachers, and one great-grandson who followed the ministry
. She was a first cousin of her second husband, D272- Rufus Wiley Lentz. Their common ancestor was Peter J. Lentz. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 67210579F1A1ED47B308358BA295752D20E5. She was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born on 25 January 1825 at Cabarrus County, North Carolina.1,3 As of 21 July 1849,her married name was Linn.1 She married Joseph Alexander Linn, son of Samuel G. Linn and Elizabeth Heilig, on 21 July 1849 at Cabarrus County, North Carolina.1,3 Margaret, John and Josephus was listed as a household member living with Joseph Alexander Linn in the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; 748 685 Joseph A Linn 40 male Lutheran minister 6000 17200 NC; Margaret A 35 female housekeeper NC; John T S by Joseph A guardian 12 male 0 2000 NC attending school; Josephus A 7 male NC attending school; JC Burnhart 24 male farmer 3000 1600 NC; Mary AP Indian " 6 female NC attending school; Samuel Fulenwilder 20 male mulatto day laborer NC.4 She married Rufus Wiley Lentz at North Carolina on 17 June 1867.1 Her married name was Lentz.1 Margaret and Josephus was listed as a household member living with Rufus Wiley Lentz on the 1870 Census at Morgan Township, Rowan County, North Carolina; 177 169 Lents [sic] RW 36 male white farmer 2000 0 NC male over 21; Lents M A 37 female white keeping house NC; Linn Adolphus 16 male mulatto [sic] works on farm NC; Linn Juliann 16 female black house servant NC cannot write; Green Samuel 16 male black works on farm NC cannot write; Linn Adam 12 male black works on farm NC cannot read write; 178 170 Linn Daniel 28 male black works on farm NC cannot read write; Linn Winny 33 female black keeping house NC cannot read write; Linn Ben 8 male black at home NC; Linn Doc 8 male black at home NC; Linn John 3 male black at home NC; Linn Mary C 1 female black at home NC.5 Margaret was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Enumeration District 242, Morgan Township, Rowan County, North Carolina. 40 40 Lentz Margaret A white female 50 widowed keeping house NC NC NC; Livin [sic] Joseph A white male 27 son married during census year Lutheran minister NC NC NC; Alice F white female 24 daughter in law married during census year SC SC SC; Roon Alice white female 17 servant single servant NC NC NC; Lindsay Thomas black male 20 servant single works on farm canot write NC NC NC.6 Margaret was listed as a mother in Josephus Adolphus Linn's household on the 1900 Census at Enumeration District 19, No 8 Township (Mount Pleasant), Cabarrus County, North Carolina; 280 288 Linn, Rev J A [S in index] head white male Jan 1853 47 married 11 yrs NC NC NC preacher 0 months unemployed can read write speak English own free farm; Mary C wife white female Mar 1866 34 married 11 yrs 4 children 4 living NC NC NC can read write speak English; Myron O son white male Sep 1880 19 single NC NC NC barber not employed 6 months at school 5 months can read write speak English; M Lucille daughter white female May 1882 18 single NC NC NC 5 months at school can read write speak english; Maggie A daughter white female Sep 1884 15 single NC NC NC at school 9 months can read write speak English; John K son white male Jul 1889 11 single NC NC NC at school 9 months can read write speak Englsh; Charles A son white male Oct 1890 9 single NC NC NC at school 4 months; J Arthur son white male Oct 1893 6 single NC NC NC 4 months at school; Hubert U son white male Sep 1898 1 single NC NC NC; Lentz M A mother white female Jan 1824 76 widowed 2 children 1 living NC NC NC can read write speak English.7 Margaret Ann Bernhardt died on 8 October 1909 at North Carolina at age 84.1 She The Cabarrus census for 1900 shows Margaret A. LENTZ with the family of Rev. J. S. LINN as M.A. LENTZ, age 76, mother. Four of her grandchildren are shown. She is shown as having 2 children with 1 living. She married 2nd at age 43. She probably had 2 children by Rev. LINN. (NOTE: IT IS NOT KNOWN JUST WHO REV. J. S. LINN WAS; NO SUCH INITIALS APPEAR ELSEWHERE IN LH.) They probably have many descendents scattered over NC and other states. See LH pp 56, 82, and 101. Their son became a preacher, they had three grandsons who were preachers, and one great-grandson who followed the ministry . She was a first cousin of her second husband, D272- Rufus Wiley Lentz. Their common ancestor was Peter J. Lentz.1 She Person Source.2 She was 67210579F1A1ED47B308358BA295752D20E5.1

Family 1

Joseph Alexander Linn b. 28 May 1820, d. 16 Mar 1864
Child

Family 2

Rufus Wiley Lentz b. 23 Feb 1832, d. 15 Apr 1873

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 28, 31,56.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, One World Tree.
  4. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Joseph A Linn Age in 1860: 40 Birth Year: abt 1820 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1860: Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina Gender: Male Post Office: Rockville Value of real estate: View image Household Members:
    Name
    Age

    Joseph A Linn
    40

    Margaret A Linn
    35

    John T S Z J and A Gdn Linn
    12

    Josephus A Linn
    7

    J C Burnhardt
    24

    Mary A P Julian Burnhardt
    6

    Samuel Fulenwider
    20.

  5. [S69] 1870 US Census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Adolphus Linn Estimated birth year: abt 1854 Age in 1870: 16 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1870: Morgan, Rowan, North Carolina Family and neighbors: View Results Race: Mulatto Gender: Male Value of real estate: View image Post Office: Gold Hill.
  6. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Alice F. Livin Home in 1880: Morgan, Rowan, North Carolina Age: 24 Estimated birth year: abt 1856 Birthplace: South Carolina Relation to head-of-household: Daughter-in-law Spouse's name: Joseph A. Father's birthplace: SC Mother's birthplace: SC Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: At Home Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Female
    Cannot read/write:

    Blind:

    Deaf and dumb:

    Otherwise disabled:

    Idiotic or insane:
    
    View image Household Members:
    Name
    Age

    Margaret A. Lentz
    50

    Joseph A. Livin
    27

    Alice F. Livin
    24

    Alice Roon
    17

    Thos. Lindsay
    20.

  7. [S148] 1900 United States Census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Rev. J S Linn Home in 1900: MT Pleasant, Cabarrus, North Carolina Age: 47 Estimated birth year: abt 1853 Birthplace: North Carolina Relationship to head-of-house: Head Spouse's name: Mary C Mother's name: M A Race: White Occupation: View image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members:
    Name
    Age

    J S Linn
    47

    Mary C Linn
    34

    Myron O Linn


    M Lussile Linn
    18

    Maggie A Linn
    15

    John K Linn
    11

    Charles A Linn
    7

    J Arthur Linn
    6

    Hubert M Linn
    1

    M A Leutz
    76.

Wilson Alexander Lentz1

M, b. 28 June 1824, d. 7 September 1894
FatherPeter Joseph Lentz Jr.1 b. 8 Aug 1798, d. 27 Feb 1849
MotherElizabeth Beaver1 b. 17 Jul 1802, d. bt 1861 - 1892
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID A02F2CB455733548B4E33B2349C193C74D0E. Wilson Alexander Lentz was Marriage; Person Source.2 He was born on 28 June 1824 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Organ Church Baptismal Record states: (Born) Jun 28, 1823, Criseln Alexander (Lentz), parents, Peter Lentz.' (Notice the garble 'Criseln' for 'Wilson.3,1') He and Mary (Polly) Eddleman Bonded by Henry Klutz, witnessed by John H. Hardie, Jr.. See 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868,' p. 238. on 27 October 1846 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Wilson Alexander Lentz married Mary (Polly) Eddleman on 27 October 1846 at Rowan County, North Carolina; In his diary, Rev. Rothrock states: 'Tues, Oct 27, 1846--Went to Widow Eddleman's and married Wilson A. Lentz to Polly Eddleman.' 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868' states: Lentz, Wilson & Mary Eddleman, 26 Oct 1846; Henry Kluts, bondsman; John H. Hardie, Jr., wit.4,5,1' Wilson Alexander Lentz died on 7 September 1894 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 70.1 He was buried at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He He shows as a tailor on the 1850 school census, Rowan Co., NC. They had five known children. (See LH, Chap. V, pp 29 and 82.) Records shown here on their children are from the 1860 census and Organ Church. The 1870 census shows John P., Martha R., and Luther A. at home. The 1880 census, Locke Twp, shows only Martha R. at home. Not found in 1900.1 He Person Source.2 He was A02F2CB455733548B4E33B2349C193C74D0E.1

Family

Mary (Polly) Eddleman b. 21 Dec 1821, d. 28 Mar 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 29, 56.
  3. [S645] Organ Church, NC Organ Church Records, (Born) June 28, 1824.
  4. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Tues., Oct 27, 1846.
  5. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 238.

Mary (Polly) Eddleman1

F, b. 21 December 1821, d. 28 March 1907
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 6FEA850FE54D8A42A61AD6B09B495879E63A. Mary (Polly) Eddleman was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born on 21 December 1821 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She and Wilson Alexander Lentz Bonded by Henry Klutz, witnessed by John H. Hardie, Jr.. See 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868,' p. 238. on 27 October 1846 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Mary (Polly) Eddleman married Wilson Alexander Lentz, son of Peter Joseph Lentz Jr. and Elizabeth Beaver, on 27 October 1846 at Rowan County, North Carolina; In his diary, Rev. Rothrock states: 'Tues, Oct 27, 1846--Went to Widow Eddleman's and married Wilson A. Lentz to Polly Eddleman.' 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868' states: Lentz, Wilson & Mary Eddleman, 26 Oct 1846; Henry Kluts, bondsman; John H. Hardie, Jr., wit.3,4,1' Her married name was Lentz.1 Mary (Polly) Eddleman died on 28 March 1907 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 85.1 She Person Source.2 She was 6FEA850FE54D8A42A61AD6B09B495879E63A.1

Family

Wilson Alexander Lentz b. 28 Jun 1824, d. 7 Sep 1894
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V. p. 29.
  3. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Tues., Oct 27, 1846.
  4. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 238.

Amy Lentz1

F, b. 12 June 1822, d. 8 February 1858
FatherPeter Joseph Lentz Jr.1 b. 8 Aug 1798, d. 27 Feb 1849
MotherElizabeth Beaver1 b. 17 Jul 1802, d. bt 1861 - 1892
     Amy Lentz was Marriage; Person Source.2 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID BC7018E1C6BE3547A2B9D4DE7E75BC7758C3. She was born on 12 June 1822 at Rowan County, North Carolina; LH, Chap V, p. 29 sources this to 'Cruse Records.3' As of 14 July 1842,her married name was Powlass.4,5,6,1 She and John Powlass Rev. Rothrock of Old Organ Ch. reported 'went to Peter Lentz's and married Amy Lentz to John Powlas 14 Jul 1842. Some show this as the FIRST wife of John Powlas, son of Wm. and Catherine Kennup Powlas. Also see: Rowan Marriages 1753-1868,' p. 326: Powlas, John & Amey Lentz, 11 Jul 1842; David Earnhardt, bondsman, J. H. Hardie, wit. on 14 July 1842.1 She married John Powlass at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 14 July 1842.4,5,6,1 Her married name was Powlas.1 Amy, Moses, Mary and Joseph was listed as a household member living with John Powlass on the 1850 Census at School District No 36, Rowan County, North Carolina; 1795 1821 John Powlass 35 male farmer NC; Amy Powlass 27 female NC; Moses C. 6 male NC; Mary C. 3 female NC; Joseph A. 4/12 male NC.7 Amy Lentz died on 8 February 1858 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 35; Lentz Heritage, Chap V, p. 29 sources this to 'Cruse Records.1,3' She No records were found on their children. Some show her as FIRST wife of John Powlas.1 She Person Source.2 She was BC7018E1C6BE3547A2B9D4DE7E75BC7758C3.1

Family

John Powlass b. 5 Feb 1815, d. 13 Jul 1896
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 29, 56.
  3. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Amy Lentz Powlas.
  4. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs., July 14, 1842.
  5. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 326.
  6. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Amey Lentz Groom: John Powlas Bond Date: 11 Jul 1842 County: Rowan Record No. 03 052 Bondsman: David Earnhart Witness: J. H. Hardie Bond No.: 000131674.
  7. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Amy Powlass Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1823 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Female Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): School District 36, Rowan, North Carolina Page: 226 Roll: M432_643.

William Powlas1

M, b. 8 October 1788, d. 10 November 1876
FatherAdam Powlas2 b. 2 Apr 1768, d. 2 Apr 1838
MotherMary Dillow2 b. bt Jan 1767 - 1770, d. 1827
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 9143C73B4D96F34586EC317E82527BD738E2. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 07567089C3B04B43A5F6F739AAAC5027EFC8. William Powlas was born on 8 October 1788 at Rowan County, North Carolina; 61 1850 census.3,2 He married Catherine Knupp, daughter of Johannes John Knupp and Philipena Miller, on 5 March 1811 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 William was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Scool District Number 36, Rowan County, North Carolina. 1808 1829 William Powlas 61 male farmer 6000 NC cannot read/ write; Catherine Powlas 61 female North Carolina; Samuel 23 male NC.3 He was 9143C73B4D96F34586EC317E82527BD738E2.1 He was 07567089C3B04B43A5F6F739AAAC5027EFC8.1 He died on 10 November 1876 at Union County, Illinois, at age 88.2

Family

Catherine Knupp b. 21 Nov 1788, d. 4 Oct 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: William Powlass
    Age: 61
    Estimated Birth Year: 1788
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): School District 36, Rowan, North Carolina
    Page: 227
    Roll: M432_643.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Green Family Tree.
  5. [S1246] Unity Bicenntenial Committee, NC Rowan Unity Church history.

Catherine Knupp1

F, b. 21 November 1788, d. 4 October 1860
FatherJohannes John Knupp b. 1765, d. 20 Dec 1815
MotherPhilipena Miller2 b. 1765, d. bt 1804 - 1840
     Catherine Knupp was also known as Catherine Knup.2 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 1A8A8D7292DD5847A4854402C901E03701FF. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 5E9E22085AC6704680E9F6754A03D30EFE47. Catherine Knupp was also known as Catherine Kanupp.3 Catherine Knupp was also known as Catherine Canup.3 She was born on 21 November 1788 at Rowan County, North Carolina; 61 1850 census.4,5 Catherine Knupp was also known as Kate Knup.1 She married William Powlas, son of Adam Powlas and Mary Dillow, on 5 March 1811 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,6 Her married name was Powlas.1 Catherine was listed as a household member living with William Powlas on the 1850 Census at Scool District Number 36, Rowan County, North Carolina; 1808 1829 William Powlas 61 male farmer 6000 NC cannot read/ write; Catherine Powlas 61 female North Carolina; Samuel 23 male NC.4 Catherine Knupp was 1A8A8D7292DD5847A4854402C901E03701FF.1 She was 5E9E22085AC6704680E9F6754A03D30EFE47.1 She died on 4 October 1860 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 71.3,5

Family

William Powlas b. 8 Oct 1788, d. 10 Nov 1876
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Hoffman.
  3. [S1246] Unity Bicenntenial Committee, NC Rowan Unity Church history.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: William Powlass
    Age: 61
    Estimated Birth Year: 1788
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): School District 36, Rowan, North Carolina
    Page: 227
    Roll: M432_643.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Smith Family Tree.
  6. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  7. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Green Family Tree.

Helen Rebecca Lentz1

F, b. 22 September 1826, d. between 1856 and 1860
FatherPeter Joseph Lentz Jr.1 b. 8 Aug 1798, d. 27 Feb 1849
MotherElizabeth Beaver1 b. 17 Jul 1802, d. bt 1861 - 1892
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 109EEC5FD37B6C4C9A4AC01759D8AFB650D7. Helen Rebecca Lentz was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born on 22 September 1826 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Organ Church Baptismal Records state: '(Born) Sep 22, 1826, Helen (Lentz), baptized Nov 12, 1826, parent, Peter Lentz, sponsor, parents.3,1' She was baptized on 12 November 1826 at Zion (Organ) Lutheran Church, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; See birth info for baptismal info.1 She No other records available at present. However, at one of the Lentz family reunions in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC., 1912-1915, an attorney-at-law named Eugene H. Bean proposed writing a book on the family history of the Lentz families. No such book has ever been found. His prospectus or booklet proposing the book is on file in the Rowan Library in Salisbury. The 1900 census of Rowan shows (436-441) Moses L. Bean, age 58, married for 34 years, (b.c. 1842), wife Mary E. (Mamy?), with son Eugene H. Bean, age 27, b. July 1872 (would be age 40 in 1912). This is believed to have been the lawyer at the reunion, and he may be a descendent of D264- Helen Rebecca Lentz and Devalt Bean. Siblings of Eugene H. Bean on the census follow: Daisy Bean, age 16, b. Jun 1883 Moses L. Bean, Jr., age 14, b. Aug 1885 Mary H. Bean, age 8, b. Sep 1891 The Bean surname still appears in present-day Rowan county.1 She Person Source.2 She was 109EEC5FD37B6C4C9A4AC01759D8AFB650D7.1 Helen, John, Mathias, Henry and Margaret was listed as a household member living with Elizabeth Lentz on the 1850 Census at School District No 35, Rowan County, North Carolina; 1776 1801 Elizabeth Lentz 45 female 1200 NC; Helena 24 female NC; John F. 21 male farmer NC; Matthias 20 male laborer NC [next page] Green Lentz 17 male laborer NC attending schol; Camilla Lentz, Margaret Lentz, twins 14 female NC attending school.4 As of circa 1855,her married name was Bean.1 Helen Rebecca Lentz married Devalt Bean circa 1855 at North Carolina.1 Helen Rebecca Lentz died between 1856 and 1860 at North Carolina; cannot find in 1860, 1870, or 1880 census; can not find in NC Marriages or NC Deaths (Gary Rolph Sep 2008.)

Family

Devalt Bean b. c 1820, d. bt 1856 - 1860

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 29, 56.
  3. [S645] Organ Church, NC Organ Church Records, (Born) Sep 22, 1826.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Matthias Lentz Age: 20 Estimated birth year: abt 1830 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): School District 35, Rowan, North Carolina Page: 225 Roll: M432_643.

Devalt Bean1

M, b. circa 1820, d. between 1856 and 1860
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID F5CAC9005EC36041BB7A051C5AD1ED08C08B. Devalt Bean was Marriage; Person Source.2 He was born circa 1820 at North Carolina. He No other records available at present. However, lawyer Eugene H. Bean proposed writing a book on the family history of the Lentz families at one of the Lentz reunions in Salisbury, NC, 1912-1915. No such book has been found. His booklet proposing the book is on file in the Rowan Library in Salisbury, NC . The 1900 census of Rowan shows (pp. 426-441) shows Moses L. Bean, age 58, married for 34 years (b. abt 1842), wife Mary E. (Mamy?), with son Eugene H. Bean, age 27, b. Jul 1872 (would be abt 40 in 1912). This is believed to be the one who was an attorney at the reunion and may be discended from D264- Helen Rebecca LENTZ and Devalt BEAN.1 He Person Source.2 He was F5CAC9005EC36041BB7A051C5AD1ED08C08B.1 He married Helen Rebecca Lentz, daughter of Peter Joseph Lentz Jr. and Elizabeth Beaver, circa 1855 at North Carolina.1 Devalt Bean died between 1856 and 1860 at North Carolina; cannot find in 1860, 1870, or 1880 census; can not find in NC Marriages or NC Deaths (Gary Rolph Sep 2008.)

Family

Helen Rebecca Lentz b. 22 Sep 1826, d. bt 1856 - 1860

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 29, 56.

Eleanor Lentz1

F, b. 22 September 1826, d. 12 June 1855
FatherPeter Joseph Lentz Jr.1 b. 8 Aug 1798, d. 27 Feb 1849
MotherElizabeth Beaver1 b. 17 Jul 1802, d. bt 1861 - 1892
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID D2BAA9465F2C5D4BADF0CEA2B6A8BBB4885F. Eleanor Lentz She may have died in about 1855. Her husband apparently married again in 1856. See 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868,' p. 192:
(1) Holshouser, Paul & Eleanor Lentz, 21 Apr 1851; Mathise M. Lentz, bondsman; J. S. Myers, wit.
(2) Holshouser, Paul & Margaret Hudgins, 16 Jun 1856; J. S. Myers, bondsman. * * *
The 1860 census of Rowan Co., shows their three children--Crawford A, David C., and Margaret M.

* * *
Rowan Deed Bk 40, p. 236, 7 Aug 1854, shows Paul Holshouser & Eleanor his wife sell to John Powlas for $100 their undivided interest in the estate of Peter Lentz, dec'd., being part of 257 acres. The estate was settked in 1857 and they would not show. She was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born on 22 September 1826 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3 She married Paul James Holshouser, son of David Holshouser and Christina Kluttz, on 24 April 1851 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Rowan Marriages 1753-1868 states: 'Holshoulser, Paul & Eleanor Lentz, 21 Apr 1851; Mathise M. Lentz, bondsman, J. S. Myers, wit.' The bondsman was D266-, Mathias A. M. Lentz, her brother.
Rev Rothrock's diary states: 'Thurs, Apr 24, 1851--Went to widow Lentz's and married Paul Holshouser to Elenora Lentz. In the evening went to Milas Arey's.4,5,6,7,1' Eleanor Lentz and Paul James Holshouser Bonded by her brother D266- Mathias A. M. LENTZ. at North Carolina.1 Her married name was Holshouser.1 Rowan Deed Book 40, p. 236, 7 Aug 1854, shows Paul Holshouser and
Eleanor his wife, sell to John Powlas for $100 their undivided
interest in the estate of Peter Lentz. dec'd, being part of 257
acres. The estate was settled in 1857 and they would not show. Rev.
Rothrock reported going to 'widow Lentz's and m. Eleanor to Paul
Holshouser, 24 Apr 1851.' on 7 August 1854 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Eleanor Lentz Person Source.2 She was D2BAA9465F2C5D4BADF0CEA2B6A8BBB4885F.1 She died on 12 June 1855 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 28.1,8 She She may have died in about 1855. Her husband apparently married again in 1856. See 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868,' p. 192: (1) Holshouser, Paul & Eleanor Lentz, 21 Apr 1851; Mathise M. Lentz, bondsman; J. S. Myers, wit. (2) Holshouser, Paul & Margaret Hudgins, 16 Jun 1856; J. S. Myers, bondsman. * * * The 1860 census of Rowan Co., shows their three children--Crawford A, David C., and Margaret M. * * * Rowan Deed Bk 40, p. 236, 7 Aug 1854, shows Paul Holshouser & Eleanor his wife sell to John Powlas for $100 their undivided interest in the estate of Peter Lentz, dec'd., being part of 257 acres. The estate was settked in 1857 and they would not show. at North Carolina.1

Family

Paul James Holshouser b. 25 Dec 1819, d. 25 Dec 1896
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, p. 29.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ken Lentz - My Kluttz Family.
  4. [S1474] Unknown author, Compiled by Brent H. Holcomb, Indexed by Karon Mac Smith, Marriages of Rowan County, North Carolina, 1753-1868 (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore, 1986), p. 192.
  5. [S1353] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs., Apr 24, 1851.
  6. [S1521] Unknown author, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.
  7. [S1523] Unknown author, (Ancestry.com).
  8. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  9. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Paul Holshouser in the 1860 United States Federal Census.

Paul James Holshouser1,2,3

M, b. 25 December 1819, d. 25 December 1896
FatherDavid Holshouser4 b. 10 Sep 1795, d. 4 Jul 1859
MotherChristina Kluttz4 b. 23 Jan 1799, d. 3 Feb 1847
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 76A8035630011643955D5F24F5537402341A. Paul James Holshouser was born on 25 December 1819 at Rowan County, North Carolina.5 He married Eleanor Lentz, daughter of Peter Joseph Lentz Jr. and Elizabeth Beaver, on 24 April 1851 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Rowan Marriages 1753-1868 states: 'Holshoulser, Paul & Eleanor Lentz, 21 Apr 1851; Mathise M. Lentz, bondsman, J. S. Myers, wit.' The bondsman was D266-, Mathias A. M. Lentz, her brother.
Rev Rothrock's diary states: 'Thurs, Apr 24, 1851--Went to widow Lentz's and married Paul Holshouser to Elenora Lentz. In the evening went to Milas Arey's.6,7,8,9,10' Paul James Holshouser and Eleanor Lentz Bonded by her brother D266- Mathias A. M. LENTZ. at North Carolina.10 Rowan Deed Book 40, p. 236, 7 Aug 1854, shows Paul Holshouser and
Eleanor his wife, sell to John Powlas for $100 their undivided
interest in the estate of Peter Lentz. dec'd, being part of 257
acres. The estate was settled in 1857 and they would not show. Rev.
Rothrock reported going to 'widow Lentz's and m. Eleanor to Paul
Holshouser, 24 Apr 1851.' on 7 August 1854 at Rowan County, North Carolina.10 He witnessed an unknown person 's death at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 12 June 1855.10,4 He married Margaret Hudgins at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 17 June 1856.11,10 Paul James Holshouser was 76A8035630011643955D5F24F5537402341A.10 Paul was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. 421 408 Paul Holshouser 40 male farmer 400 385 NC
Margaret 30 female housekeeper NC cannot read write
Crawford 7 male NC attending school
David C 5 maleNC attending school
Margaret M 5/12 female NC.2 He witnessed an unknown person 's death at Rowan County, North Carolina, between 1871 and 1876. Based on 1877 third marriage.3 He married Catherine Lavina Hoffner on 23 December 1877 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3 Paul James Holshouser died on 25 December 1896 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 77; Burial: Organ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan County, NC.4,3

Family 1

Eleanor Lentz b. 22 Sep 1826, d. 12 Jun 1855
Children

Family 2

Margaret Hudgins b. c 1830, d. bt 1871 - 1876
Children

Family 3

Catherine Lavina Hoffner b. Apr 1838, d. bt 1911 - 1920

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Paul Holshouser in the 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Paul James Holshouser.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ken Lentz - My Kluttz Family.
  6. [S1474] Unknown author, Compiled by Brent H. Holcomb, Indexed by Karon Mac Smith, Marriages of Rowan County, North Carolina, 1753-1868 (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore, 1986), p. 192.
  7. [S1353] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs., Apr 24, 1851.
  8. [S1521] Unknown author, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.
  9. [S1523] Unknown author, (Ancestry.com).
  10. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  11. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 192.

Crawford Alexander Holshouser1

M, b. 1852, d. 1898
FatherPaul James Holshouser2 b. 25 Dec 1819, d. 25 Dec 1896
MotherEleanor Lentz2 b. 22 Sep 1826, d. 12 Jun 1855
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 33C15DF3DE1ECA418D75A426AF1B8773DB8A. Crawford Alexander Holshouser was born in 1852 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3 He was 33C15DF3DE1ECA418D75A426AF1B8773DB8A.1 As of 1860, Crawford Alexander Holshouser was also known as Crawford A Holshouser.2 Margaret, Crawford, David and Margaret was listed as a household member living with Paul James Holshouser in the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; 421 408 Paul Holshouser 40 male farmer 400 385 NC
Margaret 30 female housekeeper NC cannot read write
Crawford 7 male NC attending school
David C 5 maleNC attending school
Margaret M 5/12 female NC.2 Crawford Alexander Holshouser married Theresa Olive McMurray on 11 October 1892 at North Carolina.4 Crawford Alexander Holshouser died in 1898 at Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky; Burial: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Mayfield, Graves County, KY.3,5

Family

Theresa Olive McMurray b. 1862, d. 1920

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Paul Holshouser in the 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ken Lentz - My Kluttz Family.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  5. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Crawford Alexander Holshouser.

Margaret Mariah Holshouser1

F, b. 1858, d. between 1871 and 1880
FatherPaul James Holshouser1 b. 25 Dec 1819, d. 25 Dec 1896
MotherMargaret Hudgins2 b. c 1830, d. bt 1871 - 1876
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 291281833544D3468FF28562281F155FF413. Margaret Mariah Holshouser was Marriage; Person Source.3 She was 291281833544D3468FF28562281F155FF413.1 She was born in 1858 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Margaret, Crawford, David and Margaret was listed as a household member living with Paul James Holshouser in the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; 421 408 Paul Holshouser 40 male farmer 400 385 NC
Margaret 30 female housekeeper NC cannot read write
Crawford 7 male NC attending school
David C 5 maleNC attending school
Margaret M 5/12 female NC.4 Margaret Mariah Holshouser died between 1871 and 1880 at Rowan County, North Carolina; could not find in 1880 or subsequent censuses.5

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  3. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com.
  4. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Paul Holshouser in the 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.

Sarah Loretta Kluttz1

F, b. 6 May 1834, d. say 1864
FatherJames Kluttz1 b. 1 Jan 1803, d. bt 1849 - 1893
MotherPolly Platt1 b. s 1807, d. 12 Jun 1846
     Sarah Loretta Kluttz was born on 6 May 1834 at North Carolina.2,3 She married John Thomas Lentz, son of Peter Joseph Lentz Jr. and Elizabeth Beaver, circa 1855 at North Carolina.2 Her married name was Lentz.2 Sarah Loretta Kluttz Person Source.4 She was E558789F2CB1C24DA66D80E4699FF3D98BEE.2 They was listed as a resident in the 1046 John T Lenty [Lentz] 21 male shoemaker 0 1280 NC
[next page]
Sarah L Lentz [Lentz] 20 female NC
Harriet M " 3 female " [nc] census report at Richland Township, Saint Francis County, Arkansas, on 1 September 1860.5 Sarah died say 1864 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3

Family

John Thomas Lentz b. 1829, d. 13 Jan 1886
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, The Descendants of Johann Jacob Klotz.
  2. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Kathy Tomlin Family Tree.
  4. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 29, 30.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census for John T Lenty.
  6. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, John T Lenty in the 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S43] Gary Rolph guess, guess.
  8. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Clotilda I R Lentz.

Camelia E. Lentz1

F, b. 8 September 1860, d. 1924
FatherJohn Thomas Lentz1 b. 1829, d. 13 Jan 1886
MotherSarah Loretta Kluttz1 b. 6 May 1834, d. s 1864
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 4E0F473723216E4B9400371E7AF586621821. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID AF01D7211D3FD44894DA380F39E81C6B7DBF. Camelia E. Lentz was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was born on 8 September 1860 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Source states: (Born) 8 Spe 1860, Camilla Elizabeth, H. G. Lentz &
Elizabeth, parents.' (Henry Green Lentz.)3 Her married name was Beaver.1 She was 4E0F473723216E4B9400371E7AF586621821.1 They was listed as a resident in the 144 144 Lents John T 41 male white farmer 125 0 NC male over 21
Elizabeth 41 female white keeps house NC
Mary J 14 female white at home NC
Harriet 10 female white at home NC
John 9 male white at home NC attending school
Carmelia E 9 female white at home attending school
Clotilia 3 female white at home NC
George 7/12 male white at home NC Oct
David L 7/12 male white at home nC Oct census report at Gold Hill Township, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 30 July 1870.4 Camelia was listed as a daughter in John Thomas Lentz's household on the 1880 Census at Enumeration District 244, Gold Hill Township, Rowan County, North Carolina; 37 40 Lentz John T white male 52 married farmer NC NC NC; Elizabeth white female 51 wife married keeping house cannot read write NC NC NC; Milla Z white female 17 daughter single at home attending school NC NC NC; Clotilda J R white female 17 daughter single at home attending school NC NC NC; Harriet C white female 12 daughter single at home attending school NC NC NC; Carson D L white male 10 son single at school attending school NC NC NC; George A white male 10 son single at school attendings chool NC NC NC.5 She married Brantley Rufus Alexander Beaver at Bride's parents home, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 25 November 1883.6,1 She married Brantley Rufus Alexander Beaver at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 25 November 1883.7 Camelia E. Lentz died in 1924 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Family

Brantley Rufus Alexander Beaver b. Jun 1862, d. 8 Oct 1932

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 30, 57.
  3. [S1352] Unknown author, (Zion) Old Organ Lutheran Church, Rowan Co., NC, Organ Church Records, Rowan Co., NC (Lance, Inc., Charlotte, NC, 1995), (Born) 8 Spe 1860.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census for John T Lents.
  5. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Carson D.L. Lentz Home in 1880: Gold Hill, Rowan, North Carolina Age: 10 Estimated birth year: abt 1870 Birthplace: North Carolina Relation to head-of-household: Son Father's name: John T. Father's birthplace: NC Mother's name: Elizabeth Mother's birthplace: NC Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: At School Marital Status: Single Race: White Gender: Male
    Cannot read/write:

    Blind:

    Deaf and dumb:

    Otherwise disabled:

    Idiotic or insane:
    
    View image Household Members:
    Name
    Age

    John T. Lentz
    52

    Elizabeth Lentz
    51

    Milba E. Lentz
    19

    Clotilda I.R. Lentz
    17

    Harriet C. Lentz
    12

    Carson D.L. Lentz
    10

    George A. Lentz
    10.

  6. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Sun., Nov 25, 1883.
  7. [S1353] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Sun., Nov 25, 1883.

Mathias A. M. Lentz1

M, b. 12 February 1831, d. 18 September 1864
FatherPeter Joseph Lentz Jr.1 b. 8 Aug 1798, d. 27 Feb 1849
MotherElizabeth Beaver1 b. 17 Jul 1802, d. bt 1861 - 1892
     Mathias A. M. Lentz He was conscripted on 6 Sep 1862, private in Co. C, 18th NC Inf. He was in an army hospital Apr-Aug 1863, captured at Wilderness, VA, on 12 May 1864, transferred to Belle Plain, VA, on 17 May and then to Elmira, NY, on 10 Aug 1864, where he died of 'chronic diarrhea' on 18 Sep 1864, grave no. 115. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID B8C1D93AD0750C4386AC03E7B0390FF4282F. Mathias A. M. Lentz was also known as Tyson Lentz.2 He was Marriage; Person Source.3,4 He was born on 12 February 1831 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Organ Church Baptismal Records state: '(Born) Feb 12, 1831, Matthais M. (Lentz), baptized Mar 20 1831, parent Peter Lentz, sponsor, parents.5,1' He was baptized on 20 March 1831 at Zion (Organ) Lutheran Church, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; See birth info which contains baptismal info.1 He was confirmed on 20 April 1849 at Zion (Organ) Lutheran Church, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina.6,1 Helen, John, Mathias, Henry and Margaret was listed as a household member living with Elizabeth Lentz on the 1850 Census at School District No 35, Rowan County, North Carolina; 1776 1801 Elizabeth Lentz 45 female 1200 NC; Helena 24 female NC; John F. 21 male farmer NC; Matthias 20 male laborer NC [next page] Green Lentz 17 male laborer NC attending schol; Camilla Lentz, Margaret Lentz, twins 14 female NC attending school.7 Mathias A. M. Lentz was a witness Bonded by her brother D266- Mathias A. M. LENTZ. with Paul James Holshouser and Eleanor Lentz at North Carolina.1 Mathias A. M. Lentz and Caroline Klutts By Rev. Rothrock of Organ Ch. 6 May 1851 is date of bond and date of wedding by the preacher. Also see Rowan Marriages, p. 237: LENTS, Mathise & Caroline KLUTTS, 6 May 1851; Moses Fesperman, bondsman; J. W. Myers, wit.1 Mathias A. M. Lentz married Caroline Klutts, daughter of Henry Kluttz and Elizabeth Kluttz, on 6 May 1851 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Rowan Marriages 1753-1868 states: 'Lents, Mathise & Caroline Klutts, 6 May 1851; Moses Fesperman, bondsman; J. S. Myers, wit.' Rev. Rothrock's diary states: 'Thurs, May 8, 1851--At home till 12:00. Rev. Leppard with me this forenoon. In the afternoon went to Henry Klutts' and married Mathia M. Lentz to Caroline Klutts.' North Carolina Marriages 1842-1900 has the date of marriage as 8 May 1851.8,9,10,1
Mathias was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. 373 366 Matthias Lentz 29 male farmer 800 300 [NC? blank space for place]; Caroline 29 female; Lundy E 9 female; Wiley C 4 male; John A 4/12 male; Elizabeth Lentz 58 female cannot read write.11 Mathias was listed as a neighbor of Peter Beaver on the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. 372 360 Jon P Beaver 23 male farmer 400 265 [nc]
Sophia L 19 female [nc]
Mary L 1 female [nc]
Camelia Lentz 22 female assistant house keeper [nc]
neighbor; Matthias Lentz, 29.12 Mathias A. M. Lentz died on 18 September 1864 at Elmira, Chemung County, New York, at age 33.1 He He was conscripted on 6 Sep 1862, private in Co. C, 18th NC Inf. He was in an army hospital Apr-Aug 1863, captured at Wilderness, VA, on 12 May 1864, transferred to Belle Plain, VA, on 17 May and then to Elmira, NY, on 10 Aug 1864, where he died of 'chronic diarrhea' on 18 Sep 1864, grave no. 115.1 He Person Source.4

Family

Caroline Klutts b. 14 Jul 1830, d. 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Wiley Carson Lentz.
  3. [S1466] Unknown author, List of Confederate Soldiers Buried in Woodlawn Cemetary, Elmira, NY (Chemung County (NY) Historical Society with Funds Provided by the Sertoma Club.), p. 9.
  4. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 30, 56, 57.
  5. [S645] Organ Church, NC Organ Church Records, (Born) Feb 12, 1831.
  6. [S678] Rowan Co., NC. Pastors of the (Zion) Organ Church, Organ Church Miscellaneous Records--Confirmations, etc., Confrmations by Samuel Rothrock, 20 Apr 1849.
  7. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Matthias Lentz Age: 20 Estimated birth year: abt 1830 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): School District 35, Rowan, North Carolina Page: 225 Roll: M432_643.
  8. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 237.
  9. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs., May 8, 1851.
  10. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Caroline Klutts Groom: Mathise Lents Bond Date: 06 May 1851 County: Rowan Record No.: 01 257 Bondsman: Moses Fesperman Witness: J. W. Myers Bond: 000126925.
  11. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com,
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Elizabeth Lentz
    Name:      Elizabeth Lentz
    Age in 1860:      58
    Birth Year:      abt 1802
    Home in 1860:      Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina
    Gender:      Female
    Post Office:      Gold Hill
    Value of real estate:      View Image
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mathias Lentz      29
    Caroline Lentz      29
    Lundy E Lentz      9
    Wiley C Lentz      4
    John A Lentz      4.12
    Elizabeth Lentz      58.
  12. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Peter Beaver.

Caroline Klutts1

F, b. 14 July 1830, d. 1864
FatherHenry Kluttz2 b. 2 Jul 1807, d. 8 Jun 1883
MotherElizabeth Kluttz2 b. 27 Oct 1809, d. 1 Mar 1845
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 5685B92EBBDE8744AC21531315EABAF709AC. Caroline Klutts was Marriage; Person Source.3 She was born on 14 July 1830 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 She was born in 1831 at North Carolina; 29 1860 census.4 She married Mathias A. M. Lentz, son of Peter Joseph Lentz Jr. and Elizabeth Beaver, on 6 May 1851 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Rowan Marriages 1753-1868 states: 'Lents, Mathise & Caroline Klutts, 6 May 1851; Moses Fesperman, bondsman; J. S. Myers, wit.' Rev. Rothrock's diary states: 'Thurs, May 8, 1851--At home till 12:00. Rev. Leppard with me this forenoon. In the afternoon went to Henry Klutts' and married Mathia M. Lentz to Caroline Klutts.' North Carolina Marriages 1842-1900 has the date of marriage as 8 May 1851.5,6,7,1
Caroline Klutts and Mathias A. M. Lentz By Rev. Rothrock of Organ Ch. 6 May 1851 is date of bond and date of wedding by the preacher. Also see Rowan Marriages, p. 237: LENTS, Mathise & Caroline KLUTTS, 6 May 1851; Moses Fesperman, bondsman; J. W. Myers, wit.1 Her married name was Lentz.1 Caroline, Wiley, John and Elizabeth was listed as a household member living with Mathias A. M. Lentz in the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; 373 366 Matthias Lentz 29 male farmer 800 300 [NC? blank space for place]; Caroline 29 female; Lundy E 9 female; Wiley C 4 male; John A 4/12 male; Elizabeth Lentz 58 female cannot read write.8 Caroline Klutts died in 1864 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Unknown GEDCOM info: of typhoid.9 She Person Source.3 She was 5685B92EBBDE8744AC21531315EABAF709AC.1

Family

Mathias A. M. Lentz b. 12 Feb 1831, d. 18 Sep 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ken Lentz - My Kluttz family tree.
  3. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 30, 56, 57.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census for Henry G Lentz.
  5. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 237.
  6. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs., May 8, 1851.
  7. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Caroline Klutts Groom: Mathise Lents Bond Date: 06 May 1851 County: Rowan Record No.: 01 257 Bondsman: Moses Fesperman Witness: J. W. Myers Bond: 000126925.
  8. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com,
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Elizabeth Lentz
    Name:      Elizabeth Lentz
    Age in 1860:      58
    Birth Year:      abt 1802
    Home in 1860:      Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina
    Gender:      Female
    Post Office:      Gold Hill
    Value of real estate:      View Image
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mathias Lentz      29
    Caroline Lentz      29
    Lundy E Lentz      9
    Wiley C Lentz      4
    John A Lentz      4.12
    Elizabeth Lentz      58.
  9. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.

Wiley Carson Lentz1

M, b. 11 November 1855, d. 29 August 1917
FatherMathias A. M. Lentz1 b. 12 Feb 1831, d. 18 Sep 1864
MotherCaroline Klutts1 b. 14 Jul 1830, d. 1864
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 6C7FDCB88A500A4187EABAFBC23814340C13. Wiley Carson Lentz It is believed that they lived in Hickory at this time and moved later to the Blowing Rock community. They had 7 children.
NOTE: Mrs. Barbara Lentz WRIGHT, PO Box 94, Blowing Rock, NC 18605 states that her great-grandfather was D2673- Wiley Carson Lentz, and her grandfather was D26731- John Albert Lentz. We need the name of her father D26731 (?) - with a digit added, and two digits added for her number. He was Marriage; Person Source.2 He was born in November 1855 at North Carolina.3 He was born on 11 November 1855 at North Carolina; This is the date on Wiley's tombstone.4 He was born on 19 December 1855 at Rowan County, North Carolina; He appears on the 1860 census, apparently Rowan Co., NC.
Organ Church Baptismal Record states:'(Born) Dec 19, 1855, Wiley Carson (Lentz), baptized Mar 9, 1856, parents Mattias Lentz & Caroline.5,6' He was baptized on 9 March 1856 at Zion (Organ) Lutheran Church, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; See birth info for baptismal info.1 Caroline, Wiley, John and Elizabeth was listed as a household member living with Mathias A. M. Lentz in the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; 373 366 Matthias Lentz 29 male farmer 800 300 [NC? blank space for place]; Caroline 29 female; Lundy E 9 female; Wiley C 4 male; John A 4/12 male; Elizabeth Lentz 58 female cannot read write.7 He married Rebecca Ellen Klutz at North Carolina in 1879.3 Wiley was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Enumeration District 123, Blowing Rock Township, Watauga County, North Carolina. 85 85 Lentz Wiley C head white male NOv 1855 44 married 21 years NC NC NC farmer own account can read write speak English own free farm; Ellen R wife white female Jun 1855 44 married 21 years 7 children 7 living NC NC NC can read write speak English; John A son white male Sep 1879 20 single NC NC NC farm laborer own accpount attended school 4 months can read write speak English; Calvin J son white male Jul 1882 17 single NC NC NC farm labourer own account 4 months in school can read write speak English; Mary C daughter white female Jan 1885 15 single NC NC NC attended school 4 months canr ead write speak English; Sallie J daughter white female Aug 1887 12 single NC NC NC 4 months attending school can read write speak English; Willie son white male Oct 1889 10 single NC NC NC attended school 4 months can not read write can speak Englsh; Dovie L daughter white female Jun 1892 single NC in school months can read cannot write can speak English; Lucy M daughter whie female Oct 1895 4 single NC NC NC can not read/ write, speaks English.8 He It is believed that they lived in Hickory at this time and moved later to the Blowing Rock community. They had 7 children. NOTE: Mrs. Barbara Lentz WRIGHT, PO Box 94, Blowing Rock, NC 18605 states that her great-grandfather was D2673- Wiley Carson Lentz, and her grandfather was D26731- John Albert Lentz. We need the name of her father D26731 (?) - with a digit added, and two digits added for her number.1 He Person Source.2 He was 6C7FDCB88A500A4187EABAFBC23814340C13.1 He died on 29 August 1917 at Blowing Rock, Watauga County, North Carolina, at age 61.4 He was buried at Mount Bethel United Church of Christ Cemetery, Blowing Rock, Watauga County, North Carolina.4

Family

Rebecca Ellen Klutz b. 30 Jun 1854, d. 5 Nov 1933
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp 30, 57, 81, 123.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census about Wiley C Lentze [sic].
  4. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Wiley Carson Lentz.
  5. [S1352] Unknown author, (Zion) Old Organ Lutheran Church, Rowan Co., NC, Organ Church Records, Rowan Co., NC (Lance, Inc., Charlotte, NC, 1995), (Born) Dec 19, 1855.
  6. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com.
  7. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com,
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Elizabeth Lentz
    Name:      Elizabeth Lentz
    Age in 1860:      58
    Birth Year:      abt 1802
    Home in 1860:      Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina
    Gender:      Female
    Post Office:      Gold Hill
    Value of real estate:      View Image
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mathias Lentz      29
    Caroline Lentz      29
    Lundy E Lentz      9
    Wiley C Lentz      4
    John A Lentz      4.12
    Elizabeth Lentz      58.
  8. [S148] 1900 United States Census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Wiley C Lentz Home in 1900: Blowing Rock, Watauga, North Carolina Age: 44 Estimated birth year: abt 1856 Birthplace: North Carolina Race: White Relationship to head-of-house: Head.

John Albert Lentz1

M, b. 2 February 1860, d. 8 April 1925
FatherMathias A. M. Lentz1 b. 12 Feb 1831, d. 18 Sep 1864
MotherCaroline Klutts1 b. 14 Jul 1830, d. 1864
     John Albert Lentz Five children by his first wife. No issue by second marriage. The 1860 census also shows his grandmother Elizabeth LENTZ, age 58, b. in NC. This would make her born in 1802 with her husband being b. c. 1799-1800.

Addresses of some of the living descendents today (LH, Dewalt Sec., p. 83):
(1) Mrs. Nancy Huggins, 326 2nd Ave, NW, Hickory, NC 28601.
(2) John A. & Ethel LENTZ, Rt. 1, Box 311, Hickory, NC 28601
(3) Homer C. Lentz, Rt. 1, Box 106, Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(4) Barbara Lentz Wright, PO Box 94, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(5) Charles Lentz, Rt. 2, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. He was Marriage; Person Source.2 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 6F163E909094924381205BF5FD9EA1C13ABD. He was born on 2 February 1860 at North Carolina; Elsewhere (in Chap V, p. 30) LH said 1859 and that he showed on the 1860 census (presumably of Rowan Co., NC) as four months old. I think 2 Feb 1860 must be correct, since the 1860 census date was 1 Jun 1860.1 Caroline, Wiley, John and Elizabeth was listed as a household member living with Mathias A. M. Lentz in the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; 373 366 Matthias Lentz 29 male farmer 800 300 [NC? blank space for place]; Caroline 29 female; Lundy E 9 female; Wiley C 4 male; John A 4/12 male; Elizabeth Lentz 58 female cannot read write.3 John Albert Lentz married Mary (Molly) Elizabeth (Eliza) Wiley, daughter of Franklin A. Wiley and Sallie L. J. Currie, on 3 August 1881 at North Carolina.1 He witnessed Mary (Molly) Elizabeth (Eliza) Wiley's death at Catawba County, North Carolina, on 18 June 1916.1 He married Maude Blanche Finger at Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina, on 12 September 1917.1,4 John Albert Lentz died on 8 April 1925 at North Carolina at age 65.1 He was buried at Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina. He Five children by his first wife. No issue by second marriage. The 1860 census also shows his grandmother Elizabeth LENTZ, age 58, b. in NC. This would make her born in 1802 with her husband being b. c. 1799-1800. Addresses of some of the living descendents today (LH, Dewalt Sec., p. 83): (1) Mrs. Nancy Huggins, 326 2nd Ave, NW, Hickory, NC 28601. (2) John A. & Ethel LENTZ, Rt. 1, Box 311, Hickory, NC 28601 (3) Homer C. Lentz, Rt. 1, Box 106, Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (4) Barbara Lentz Wright, PO Box 94, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 (5) Charles Lentz, Rt. 2, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.1 He Person Source.2 He was 6F163E909094924381205BF5FD9EA1C13ABD.1

Family 1

Mary (Molly) Elizabeth (Eliza) Wiley b. 1 Nov 1852, d. 18 Jun 1916
Children

Family 2

Maude Blanche Finger b. 20 Dec 1880, d. 7 Dec 1974
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 30, 57, 83,.
  3. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com,
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Elizabeth Lentz
    Name:      Elizabeth Lentz
    Age in 1860:      58
    Birth Year:      abt 1802
    Home in 1860:      Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina
    Gender:      Female
    Post Office:      Gold Hill
    Value of real estate:      View Image
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mathias Lentz      29
    Caroline Lentz      29
    Lundy E Lentz      9
    Wiley C Lentz      4
    John A Lentz      4.12
    Elizabeth Lentz      58.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Johann Frantz Rinck.

Henry Green Lentz1

M, b. 6 October 1833, d. 25 September 1862
FatherPeter Joseph Lentz Jr.1 b. 8 Aug 1798, d. 27 Feb 1849
MotherElizabeth Beaver1 b. 17 Jul 1802, d. bt 1861 - 1892
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 7C2E488A301D8A458F59BBD849CBF20821A6. Henry Green Lentz LH says he and his wife had 3 issue, but shows only two children. Henry G. LENTZ was not shown on the 1870 census.
The 1860 census shows two children:
(1) D2681- Mary I., age 4, b.c. 1856, married
Obadiah W. Hampton, 16 Mar 1873(?)
(2) D2682- Camilla E., b. 1860, d. 1924, married B.R.A. Beaver.1 He was Marriage; Person Source.2 He was born on 6 October 1833 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Organ Church Baptismal Record states: '(Born) Oct 6, 1833, parent Peter Lentz.3' Helen, John, Mathias, Henry and Margaret was listed as a household member living with Elizabeth Lentz on the 1850 Census at School District No 35, Rowan County, North Carolina; 1776 1801 Elizabeth Lentz 45 female 1200 NC; Helena 24 female NC; John F. 21 male farmer NC; Matthias 20 male laborer NC [next page] Green Lentz 17 male laborer NC attending schol; Camilla Lentz, Margaret Lentz, twins 14 female NC attending school.4 Henry Green Lentz was confirmed on 26 April 1851 at Zion (Organ) Lutheran Church, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina.5,1 He married Elizabeth Hudgins at home of John Miller, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 13 April 1854.6,7,8,1 Henry Green Lentz LH says he and his wife had 3 issue, but shows only two children. Henry G. LENTZ was not shown on the 1870 census. The 1860 census shows two children: (1) D2681- Mary I., age 4, b.c. 1856, married Obadiah W. Hampton, 16 Mar 1873(?) (2) D2682- Camilla E., b. 1860, d. 1924, married B.R.A. Beaver.1 He Person Source.2 He was 7C2E488A301D8A458F59BBD849CBF20821A6.1 Henry was listed as a neighbor of Mathias A. M. Lentz on the 1860 Census at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. 373 366 Matthias Lentz 29 male farmer 800 300 [NC? blank space for place]; Caroline 29 female; Lundy E 9 female; Wiley C 4 male; John A 4/12 male; Elizabeth Lentz 58 female cannot read write.9 A census listed Henry as head of household at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 29 June 1860.10 He died on 25 September 1862 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 28.11

Family

Elizabeth Hudgins b. c 1829, d. bt 1881 - 1900
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 30, 57.
  3. [S1352] Unknown author, (Zion) Old Organ Lutheran Church, Rowan Co., NC, Organ Church Records, Rowan Co., NC (Lance, Inc., Charlotte, NC, 1995), (Born) Oct 6, 1833.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Matthias Lentz Age: 20 Estimated birth year: abt 1830 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): School District 35, Rowan, North Carolina Page: 225 Roll: M432_643.
  5. [S678] Rowan Co., NC. Pastors of the (Zion) Organ Church, Organ Church Miscellaneous Records--Confirmations, etc., Conformation, 26 Apr, 1851 by Rev. Rothrock.
  6. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 238.
  7. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs. Apr 13, 1854.
  8. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Elizabeth Hudgens Groom: Henry G. Lentz Bond Date: 10 Apr 1854 County: Rowan Record No.: 01 258 Bondsman: Thos. C,. McNeely Bond No.: 000126942.
  9. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com,
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Elizabeth Lentz
    Name:      Elizabeth Lentz
    Age in 1860:      58
    Birth Year:      abt 1802
    Home in 1860:      Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina
    Gender:      Female
    Post Office:      Gold Hill
    Value of real estate:      View Image
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mathias Lentz      29
    Caroline Lentz      29
    Lundy E Lentz      9
    Wiley C Lentz      4
    John A Lentz      4.12
    Elizabeth Lentz      58.
  10. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Mary J Lentz in the 1860 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Kathy Tomlin Family Tree.

Elizabeth Hudgins1

F, b. circa 1829, d. between 1881 and 1900
     Elizabeth Hudgins was Marriage; Person Source.2 She was Marriage; Person Source.3 She May be spelled HUDGENS. She was born circa 1829 at Rowan County, North Carolina; 51 years old 1880 census.4 She married Henry Green Lentz at home of John Miller, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 13 April 1854.5,6,7,1 Her married name was Lentz.1 Elizabeth Hudgins May be spelled HUDGENS.1 They was listed as a resident in the 374 362 Henry G "[Lentz] 26 male farmer 0 50
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Elizabeth Lentz 30 female North Carolina
Mary J 4 female North Carolina census report at South of Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 29 June 1860.8 She witnessed an unknown person 's death at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 25 September 1862.9 She married John Thomas Lentz at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 2 August 1866.10 They was listed as a resident in the 144 144 Lents John T 41 male white farmer 125 0 NC male over 21
Elizabeth 41 female white keeps house NC
Mary J 14 female white at home NC
Harriet 10 female white at home NC
John 9 male white at home NC attending school
Carmelia E 9 female white at home attending school
Clotilia 3 female white at home NC
George 7/12 male white at home NC Oct
David L 7/12 male white at home nC Oct census report at Gold Hill Township, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 30 July 1870.11 Elizabeth was listed as John Thomas Lentz's wife on the 1880 Census at Enumeration District 244, Gold Hill Township, Rowan County, North Carolina; 37 40 Lentz John T white male 52 married farmer NC NC NC; Elizabeth white female 51 wife married keeping house cannot read write NC NC NC; Milla Z white female 17 daughter single at home attending school NC NC NC; Clotilda J R white female 17 daughter single at home attending school NC NC NC; Harriet C white female 12 daughter single at home attending school NC NC NC; Carson D L white male 10 son single at school attending school NC NC NC; George A white male 10 son single at school attendings chool NC NC NC.12 Elizabeth Hudgins died between 1881 and 1900 at Rowan County, North Carolina.4

Family 1

Henry Green Lentz b. 6 Oct 1833, d. 25 Sep 1862
Child

Family 2

John Thomas Lentz b. 1829, d. 13 Jan 1886
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  2. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 29, 30.
  3. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap V, pp. 30, 57.
  4. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Elizabeth Lentz.
  5. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 238.
  6. [S646] Unknown author, Rev. Rothrock, Rev. Rothrock was pastor of the Organ Church from 1844 to 1866, from 1 Jul 1868 to 1 Jan 1869, and from 1 Jan 1876 to 1 Jan 1886. The Organ Church has a copy of his diaries in which he recorded some baptisms, marriages, and funerals. (Zion) Old Organ Church, Rowan Co., NC., Thurs. Apr 13, 1854.
  7. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Elizabeth Hudgens Groom: Henry G. Lentz Bond Date: 10 Apr 1854 County: Rowan Record No.: 01 258 Bondsman: Thos. C,. McNeely Bond No.: 000126942.
  8. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Mary J Lentz in the 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Kathy Tomlin Family Tree.
  10. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, North Carolina Marriage Index 1741 - 2004 for Elizabth lentz.
  11. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census for John T Lents.
  12. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Carson D.L. Lentz Home in 1880: Gold Hill, Rowan, North Carolina Age: 10 Estimated birth year: abt 1870 Birthplace: North Carolina Relation to head-of-household: Son Father's name: John T. Father's birthplace: NC Mother's name: Elizabeth Mother's birthplace: NC Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: At School Marital Status: Single Race: White Gender: Male
    Cannot read/write:

    Blind:

    Deaf and dumb:

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    View image Household Members:
    Name
    Age

    John T. Lentz
    52

    Elizabeth Lentz
    51

    Milba E. Lentz
    19

    Clotilda I.R. Lentz
    17

    Harriet C. Lentz
    12

    Carson D.L. Lentz
    10

    George A. Lentz
    10.