Calvin Solon Sifford1,2

M, b. 20 December 1883, d. 10 January 1934
FatherCalvin Wright Sifford b. 6 Nov 1850, d. 12 Jun 1925
MotherMary Rebecca Henkel b. 7 Jul 1850, d. 5 Sep 1935
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID BE7E0DB9C4C065439850075BD5FED6C8E9BD. Calvin Solon Sifford was born on 20 December 1883 at Anna, Union County, Illinois.1,2 He married Ethel ? at Ohio say 1907.3 Calvin Solon Sifford died on 10 January 1934 at Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, at age 50.2

Family

Ethel ? b. c 1885, d. bt 1941 - 1975

Citations

  1. [S148] 1900 United States Census, online www.ancestry.com, William D Sifford.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Calvin Solon Sifferd in the Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ethel M Sifferd in the 1930 United States Federal Census.

Paul A Sifferd1

M, b. 18 August 1876, d. 16 December 1963
FatherCalvin Wright Sifford b. 6 Nov 1850, d. 12 Jun 1925
MotherMary Rebecca Henkel b. 7 Jul 1850, d. 5 Sep 1935
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 843383931354E74FADA6808541F725E908D2. Paul A Sifferd was born on 18 August 1876 at Illinois.2,3 He married Gertrude Fortenbacker at Muskegan County, Michigan, say 1932.2,4 Paul A Sifferd died on 16 December 1963 at Muskegan, Muskegan County, Michigan, at age 87.5,1

Family

Gertrude Fortenbacker b. 20 Apr 1897, d. 31 Mar 1959

Citations

  1. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Paul A Sifferd.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ketner/ Goddard/ Wise/ Reed Tree.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, US World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918 for Paul Alexander Sifferd.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Gertrude Sifferd in the 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Paul Sifferd in the US Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.

William Sifford

M, b. 2 January 1879, d. 10 March 1958
FatherCalvin Wright Sifford b. 6 Nov 1850, d. 12 Jun 1925
MotherMary Rebecca Henkel b. 7 Jul 1850, d. 5 Sep 1935
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 85E43A2F1560304583567CEFA362FE585BAF. William Sifford was born on 2 January 1879 at Illinois.1 He died on 10 March 1958 at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, at age 79; never married.2

Citations

  1. [S148] 1900 United States Census, online www.ancestry.com, William D Sifford.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, William D Sifford in the Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007.

Lillian Henkle Sifford1

F, b. 15 March 1889, d. 3 June 1986
FatherCalvin Wright Sifford b. 6 Nov 1850, d. 12 Jun 1925
MotherMary Rebecca Henkel b. 7 Jul 1850, d. 5 Sep 1935
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 4007C87491410042B88C494921B5B4ECE3D4. Lillian Henkle Sifford was born on 15 March 1889 at Newark, Licking County, Ohio.1 As of 16 July 1919,her married name was Koonce.2 She married Bertram Ezra Koonce on 16 July 1919 at Elkhart County, Indiana.2 Lillian Henkle Sifford died on 3 June 1986 at Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, at age 97.3

Family

Bertram Ezra Koonce b. 26 Jul 1888, d. 27 Aug 1977

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Lillie Henkle Sifferd inthe Ohio Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Bertram E Koonce in the Indiana Index to Select Marriages, 1780-1992.
  3. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Lillian Henkel Koonce.

Jane Cordelia Sifford

F, b. 9 March 1853, d. 11 September 1854
FatherPaul Alexander Sifford b. 5 Aug 1807, d. 3 Oct 1893
MotherMargaret Peeler b. 18 Oct 1808, d. 18 Aug 1886
     Jane Cordelia Sifford was Marriage; Person Source.1 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 5C3D3F14D928B0459047F0DC1E4D7362C5FE. Jane Cordelia Sifford was also known as Jane Cordelia Sifferd.2 She was born on 9 March 1853 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 She died on 11 September 1854 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 1.2

Citations

  1. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap IV, p. 29.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Jane Cordelia Sifferd.

Solomon Seaford

M, b. 2 October 1811, d. circa 1868
FatherAbraham Sifford b. 1773, d. c 1860
MotherMargaret Lentz b. c 1778, d. bt 1861 - 1870
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID FC767AD77ECD7C4CA905896943B733C46785. Solomon Seaford On the old records his name shows various spellings--Seaford, Sifford, Sifferd, etc. He was Marriage; Person Source.1 He was born on 2 October 1811 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 He was born on 25 November 1811 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Place of birth may be verifiable from original Old Organ Church Records. All that I have available are for LENTZ surname only. As of 22 March 1834, Solomon Seaford was also known as Solomon Sefford.3 He married Mary Peeler at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 22 March 1834.4,3 Solomon Seaford Person Source.1 He was FC767AD77ECD7C4CA905896943B733C46785.4 He died circa 1868 at Scott County, Missouri.5 He died on 3 October 1893 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 82. He was buried at Rowan County, North Carolina; Ebenezer Church Cemetery.

Family

Mary Peeler b. 29 Nov 1811, d. Feb 1872
Children

Citations

  1. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap IV, p. 45.
  2. [S1676] Genealogy.com, online www.genealogy.com, Donald L Peeler.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Solomon Sefford in the North carolina Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  4. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Solomon Seaford in the Missouri Wills and Probate Records 1766-1988.

Lydia Lentz

F, b. 1814, d. between 1815 and 1820
FatherHenry Lentz b. 14 Oct 1792, d. 19 Mar 1878
MotherElizabeth (Betsy) Link b. 1799, d. bt 1841 - 1847
     Lydia Lentz was Marriage; Person Source.1 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 371D7092F1EEE84FA081472ACB81FA8DD13D. She was born in 1814 at Rowan County, North Carolina. She died between 1815 and 1820 at Rowan County, North Carolina.

Citations

  1. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap IV, p. 46.

Mary "Polly" Hornberger1

F, b. 15 January 1806, d. between 1861 and 1870
FatherDaniel Hornberger b. 1785, d. bt 1841 - 1850
MotherCatherine Lingle1 b. 1789, d. 1870
     Mary "Polly" Hornberger was also known as Polly Elizabeth Hornberger.2 She Surname shows sometimes as Hornbarrier. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 6E85414FC7D4DE439F5EA626423D37CC8AD8. Mary "Polly" Hornberger was also known as Mary ?3 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID BA6FE643A984774A9DD107937D7E9F3F2187. She was born on 15 January 1806 at Rowan County, North Carolina.4,1 She was born in 1810 at North Carolina.3 She and Peter Joseph Joe Lentz Bond: William Dickson, witnessed by Hy. Giles. See 'Rowan Marriages 1753-1868,' p. 238. at Rowan County, North Carolina.5 She married Peter Joseph Joe Lentz at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 21 February 1824.6,7,5,2 Her married name was Lentz.1 Mary "Polly" Hornberger Surname shows sometimes as Hornbarrier.5 She was 6E85414FC7D4DE439F5EA626423D37CC8AD8.5 As of say 1832,her married name was Lentz.8 She married Charles Lence circa 1832 at Illinois.3 As of circa 1832,her married name was Lence.3 Mary was listed as a neighbor of John N. J.N. Meisenheimer on the 1850 Census at West part of District No 2, Union County, Illinois. 578 578 John Meisenheimer 31 male farmer 300 IL cannot read/write;
Elizabeth 28 female NC cannot read/ write;
Mathias 7 male IL;
Sarah 5 female IL;
Margaret 4 female IL;
Jacob 2 male IL;
Jane 3/12 female IL
Mary Lence 40 neighbor.9 Mary was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at West Part of District No 2, Union County, Illinois. 1850 and 1860 censuses don't totally sync; 579 579 Mary Lence 40 female NC cannot read write; Jacob 17 male farmer IL; Elizabeth 12 female IL; Parmelia 10 female IL; Samuel 8 male IL; Martha 4 female IL.3 She died between 1861 and 1870 at Union County, Illinois.10 She died between 1861 and 1870 at Rowan County, North Carolina.8 She was buried at Liberty Methodist Church Cemetery Stokes Ferry Road, Gold Hill, Rowan County, North Carolina; Liberty Methodist Church (the present cemetery) Near her son B189- Peter Joseph Caldwell Lentz.5,2 She was BA6FE643A984774A9DD107937D7E9F3F2187.5

Family 1

Peter Joseph Joe Lentz b. 4 Aug 1805, d. 21 Jun 1851
Children

Family 2

Charles Lence b. c 1810, d. bt 1847 - 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Hornbarger Family Tree.
  2. [S1015] Page-Dunn-Frick-Eagle, online www4.ncsu.edu~lbpage/page-frick/index.html.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Elizabeth Lince Age: 12 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838 Birth place: Illinois Gender: Female Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): District 2, Union, Illinois.
  4. [S1555] Page Frick, online www4.ncsu.edu/~lbpage/page-frick.
  5. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.
  6. [S694] Brent H., compiler Holcomb and Kron Mac, Indexer Smith, Marriages of Rowan County NC 1753-1868, p. 238.
  7. [S309] North Carolina Marriage Bonds 1741-1868: Bride: Polly Hornbarrier Groom: Peter Lentz Bond Date: 21 Feb 1824 County: Rowan Record No.: 01 258 Bondsman: Wm. Dickson Witness: Hy Giles Bond No.: 000126950.
  8. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, The Descendants of Johann Jacob Klotz.
  9. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 Unitd States Federal Census Record for jackson meisenheimer.
  10. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Mary Tense in the 1860 US Census.

David Wilson Kesler1

M, b. 9 December 1871, d. 19 May 1909
FatherHenry Roland Kesler b. 18 Jul 1841, d. 28 Jan 1914
MotherJulia Ann Elizabeth Lentz b. 17 Mar 1840, d. 20 Jun 1923
     David Wilson Kesler Children as listed on p. 106, Chap, IV, Lentz Heritiage, may not be in
birth order. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID BD93A6F1F047514EB2ED7B64B455DB82A1DB. He was born on 9 December 1871 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 He married Lottie Ellen Kesler, daughter of Joseph Washington Kesler and Caroline Kirk, on 25 September 1898 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 David Wilson Kesler died on 19 May 1909 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 37.2

Family

Lottie Ellen Kesler b. 19 Jul 1881, d. 25 Feb 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Henry Council Kesler in the North Carolina Birth Indexes 1800-2000.
  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 IV, p. 46.

Arixie Fisher

F, b. circa 1829, d. between 1830 and 1839
FatherJacob Rufus Fisher b. c 1796, d. 1865
MotherChristina "Tenny" Miller b. 6 Sep 1800, d. 27 Dec 1852
     Arixie Fisher was Marriage; Person Source.1 Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 09EECE7377E22F4889B008A3FAE463A9D6BF. She was born circa 1829 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 She died between 1830 and 1839 at Rowan County, North Carolina; "died as child."2

Citations

  1. [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. 22 addendum.
  2. [S1555] Page Frick, online www4.ncsu.edu/~lbpage/page-frick.

Catherine Wilhelm

F, b. 15 December 1824, d. between 1881 and 1900
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 1A86250A72C2814CBCE12B933F62E346F57C. Catherine Wilhelm Lentz Heritage, Chap. IV, p. 48 has the following puzzling entry:
'The 1900 census of Stanly Co., NC, shows the following:
George Wilhem, b. Sep 1846, age 53, married for 31 years. Wife Julia
C. ____, b. Sep 1850, age 49, married for 31 years. Had 11 children,
11 still living. Seven children were listed on the census.
'Also, Catherine Lentz, mother, age 76, b. Dec 1824. (JPL's NOTE:
This son was married b. 1846 and his mother m. B14- Abraham Lenz in
1861 when she was age 37. He was a half brother to B148- Joseph
Abraham Lentz.
'Joseph A. Lentz married 1882 and died 1890, and no children will
show on any available census record. Any children on the 1900 census
living with other families would be age 11 to 17.' She was born on 15 December 1824 at North Carolina. She married Abraham A. Lentz at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 25 April 1861.1,2,3,4 Catherine Wilhelm and Abraham A. Lentz 'Rowan Marriages, 1753-1868,' p. 237: LENTZ, aBram & Catherine Wilhelm, 25 Apr 1861; Henry R. Kesler, bondsman; H. W. Hall, wit. on 25 April 1861 at Rowan County, North Carolina.5 As of 25 April 1861,her married name was Lentz. Catherine Wilhelm died between 1881 and 1900 at North Carolina. She was 1A86250A72C2814CBCE12B933F62E346F57C.5

Family

Abraham A. Lentz b. 5 Mar 1794, d. 4 Jun 1881
Child

Citations

  1. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap IV, p. 48.
  2. [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. 237.
  3. [S1521] Unknown author, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.
  4. [S1523] Unknown author, (Ancestry.com).
  5. [S7] James Lance, Ancestors and Descandants of Bastian & Dewalt Lentz,.

Eva Maria Cauble1

F, b. 4 January 1770, d. say 1800
     Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID CA5935AB8981BB488989373CA4F7FF62918B. Eva Maria Cauble was born on 4 January 1770 at Red Hill, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1 She married John Peter Hartman at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 7 May 1792.1 As of 7 May 1792,her married name was Hartman.1 Eva Maria Cauble married John Hartman on 7 May 1792 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Eva Maria Cauble died say 1800 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2

Family

John Hartman b. s 1770, d. bt 1800 - 1860

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Grace GedCom Files.
  2. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.

Henry (Jr.) Lentz

M, b. 18 January 1817, d. between 1818 and 1820
FatherHenry Lentz b. 14 Oct 1792, d. 19 Mar 1878
MotherElizabeth (Betsy) Link b. 1799, d. bt 1841 - 1847
     Henry (Jr.) Lentz was Marriage; Person Source.1 He (LH Comment:) B132- Henry Lentz, b. 1817, does not show on any census records and is lost to us.
(Note from JWL 2/26/96:) There are problems here.
LH, Chap IV, p. 46 notes that this could be eroneous and assigns him B132-, as a son of B13- Henry Lentz and Elizabeth Link. It shows him as b. 18 Jan 1817.
However, the Organ Church Bapstismal Records shows him as (Born) 18 Jan 1817, Henry (Lentz), baptized 16 Mar 1817, son of De. Lentz; sponsor, Adam Paulus. If this is correct, this Henry could not be the son of B13-Henry. He probably should be D48-. This would change the numbers of his younger siblings. Unrecognized GEDCOM data: Unknown GEDCOM tag: _UID 0906BD27C058404484E91EA91FFE5DEE2B85. He was born on 18 January 1817 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Source states: '(Born) Jan 18, 1817, Henry (Lentz), Baptized Mar. 16,
1817, De. Lentz, parent, Sponsor Adam Paulus.2' He was baptized on 16 March 1817 at Old Organ Ch., Rowan County, North Carolina; See Birth info which includes baptismal info. He died between 1818 and 1820 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3

Citations

  1. [S633] Unknown author, John Paul Lentz, LENTZ HERITAGE (Meridional Publications, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 1986, reprinted 1990, LOC Catalog Card No. 85-081714), Chap IV, p. 46.
  2. [S1352] Unknown author, (Zion) Old Organ Lutheran Church, Rowan Co., NC, Organ Church Records, Rowan Co., NC (Lance, Inc., Charlotte, NC, 1995), (Born) 18 Jan 1817.
  3. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.