Peter Bentz

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  • Name Peter Bentz 
    Born 28 Nov 1741  Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died of Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47572  South Central Pennsylvania Families
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2020 

    Father Michael Bentz,   b. Abt 1705,   d. Abt 1767, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anna Elisabeth Huber,   b. Important: Michael Bentz deeded land to neighboring Peter Huber Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 30 May 1737  New Holland Lutheran Church, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F8452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharina ???,   b. allegedly a daughter of Leonhard Mumma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Cocalico Twp., Lancaster County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elisabeth Bentz,   b. 29 Jul 1763, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Brecknock Twp., Berks County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Johannes Bentz,   b. 19 May 1765, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Maria Catharina Bentz,   b. 11 Jun 1766, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Margaretha Bentz,   b. 20 Sep 1768, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Michael Bentz,   b. 6 Oct 1770, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     6. Leonhard Bentz,   b. 8 Jan 1772, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     7. Juliana Bentz,   b. 22 Jul 1773, Earl Township, Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. see notes Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F8100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria Magdalena Werntz,   b. surname given a Werner in marriage records; assumed as Werntz Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Dec 1774  Lancaster (First) Reformed, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F10371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peter Bentz may have had three wives. Records show a Peter Bentz with the following wives:

      1. Catharina
      2. Anna Margaret
      3. Maria Magdalena

      When he sold his land in 1785, his wife was given as Maria Magdalena.

  • Sources 
    1. [S202] New Holland Lutheran KB, Earl Twp., Lancaster County, PA.

    2. [S156] Lancaster County Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 2: FirstReformed KB, Lancaster, Wright, F. Edward, (Name: Name: Family Line Publications, 1996;;).