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From Ron Santmyers:

A family in Front Royal known as the Camerons had the misfortune of both parents dying prematurely. George and Lillie took in two or more of the Cameron children, who were know as Santmyers thereafter.

Iva and Lacey were two of these children, research is continuing as to whether there were others.

SANTMYERS, George Washington (I1115)
This from Linda Casey, July 2010: "My aunt, Gertrude Santmyer Dettling, told me that Harrison had worked in the mines and was told he was no longer needed, probably because of his age. He was despondent for almost a year when he shot himself in the bedroom. My mother was Melva Santmyer Devorak." 
SANTMYER, William Harrison (I0044)
"Their ashes are actually buried in a very small memorial garden/courtyard right adjacent to the church itself. There is not a cemetery there. Our parents names each have a separate plaque on a wall leading to the garden." -David Taylor Zentmyer, Jr. 
ZENTMYER, Dr. David Taylor Sr. (I3023)
4 "Norman Hobart came to Illinois in 1833 locating in Rushville, where he lived until his marriage to Ura Eaton Holiday, (sic -Ed) after which he came to Hancock County, where he located in Fountain Green Township. Mr. Hobart purchased a farm in Carthage township on which he made his home part of the time, and partly in Carthage, where he owned a carding machine. Later he bought the old grist mill on Crooked Creek, which he rebuilt, making a steam flouring mill of it, also adding a saw mill which he operated for a number of years. He then moved the mill to Carthage, operating it as a grist mill, then purchased a farm of eighty acres, one mile from Carthage, which he farmed until his death, December 13, 1878. He was a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal church for many years, being a local preacher in that church.
He was a public-spirited man and gave his support to the Republican Party, though he was never an aspirant for office. Norman Hobart was a prosperous man of his day and was an important factor in building up the community in which he lived. He assisted in building the first wagon road from Fountain Green to Carthage. His remains were laid to rest in the Carthage Cemetery. His wife was a native of Kentucky and came to Illinois at an early day. This worthy couple were the parents of fourteen children, only two of which are now living." (Isaac and Mariah -Ed) --Biographical Review of Hancock County, Illinois, Hobart Publishing Company, Chicago, 1907

HOBART, Norman (I85666)
5 Susan Updike's father was Amos Updike. Her mother Was Sarah Updike, Sarah was Amos's brother Daniel's daughter. Amos was born in the late 1790s and Sarah about 1804.
Amos was quite a character. He had a store in Brownsville, Virginia. (now called Browntown) He kept very detailed records for the store. He bought large quantities of sugar on a regular basis. The sales made to his customers did not add up to the total bought, not by a long shot. The extra sugar went to the production of illegal alcohol. He had a large cabin with massive fireplaces on either end. His door was always open to the men of the area, where Amos would tell tales about his hunting prowess. He said he had killed a 400 pound bear in hand to hand combat. He also sold his bootleg booze at these gatherings. He was not a favorite of the wives of his customers! He disappeared from the Brownsville area shortly after Susan's marriage to Christopher. It was said that he followed his daughter to Ohio.
We have some of his ledgers in the archives. One lists Christopher's purchases in 1852.

Ron Santmyers

SANTMYER, Christopher (I1668)
6 John was married to Mary Ann "Polly" Kitchen, whose parents were William Kitchen and Margaret Ward. Both John and Mary Ann are listed in her father's will, alongside her siblings and their spouses if they had them. Her mother died in 1787 or 1788, and the following year, John, Mary Ann and their three children joined many others who migrated to northern Kentucky. Eventually, Mary Ann would have many more children with John. Some of the Virginians that John knew that also came to KY were Asa Vallandingham, Charnock Self, Ignatius Wheeler (RevWar veteran) and many others, including some of Mary Ann's relatives. The two of them remained in northern KY for the rest of their lives. John died in 1836. Mainly, I'm writing to try to quell the misinformation regarding Mary Ann's last name. William Kitchen's will took 15 years to complete, probably because many of the beneficiaries had moved west. Thanks, Mary Lynn SKIRVIN KITCHEN, Mary Ann (I85671)
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/29/1908
DATE OF DEATH: 06/16/1987
(850) 453-4108
Ref: http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1 
STEIN, Adeline (I1497)
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/14/1941
DATE OF DEATH: 01/12/1979
(503) 273-5250
Ref: http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1 
MARTIN, Linda Fay (I1132)
9 ". . . Elizabeth Zentmeyer, who was born in 1803 near the Mason-Dixon line at the foot of South Mountain, in Washington County, Md. where her father was for many years engaged in the tanning business." -Biographical Annals of Franklin County
". . . his mother, Elizabeth (Zentmyer) Hoover was born in Washington County, Maryland in 1903." -History of Cumberland Valley
". . . Elizabeth Hoover was born 24 Aug 1803" -The 1819 family bible of David and Elizabeth Hoover 
ZENTMYER, Elizabeth (I87177)
10 "Alexander was a fine penman and the first Burgess of Harrisburg, who introduced George Washington to the crowd when he came to Harrisburg on his way to the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania in 1794." -Evening News, Harrisburg, 6 May 1939

BERRYHILL, Alexander (I85705)
11 "Alfred became a prominent Iron Master in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. He was a man of prominence in that County, where he resided for many years. He and his family were prominent members of the Presbyterian Church, as were his ancestors for three hundred years. He died April 5, 1857, while holding the office of County Treasurer." -History of Bucks County Pennsylvania (Alfred was the treasurer of Huntingdon County from 1855 until his death in 1857 -Ed)

CREWITT, Alfred Berryhill (I85695)
12 "Another of the early mills in Clinton County was Marlow mill, on Gross Creek in the northern part of the county. It was built by Mark Marlow, in the small community that became known after him as Marlow. Marlow was born around 1792, in North Carolina. He first appears in this area in a Cumberland (now Clinton -Ed) County survey dated in May, 1817. He is mentioned frequently in land records from that date until his death. He purchased 100 acres on the middle fork of Indian Creek on April 7, 1829. the tax record for Cumberland (now Clinton -Ed) County for 1832, shows Mark Marlow owning 700 acres of land, all of it being shown as on "Miller" creek, which was so-called because of the mill he built on it..."Early Times in Clinton Co., Jack Ferguson, p. 17 MARLOW, Mark Sr. (I3203)
13 "As for Adam, he definitely died in Lancaster Co. The Naperville Clarion of October 19, 1870 carried this item in the 'Gossip columns": "Mr Adam Zentmyer, the oldest man in Copenhagen, is about to shake the dust from his feet, turn his back upon that burg and remove to Pennsylvania. He has sale on the 28th inst., and has three of the best cows in this county, which will be sold." The diary of Jacob Zentmyer, grandson of Adam, says on December 25, 1872: "We hat A poor chrismus no fun ataul we hat A turkey for diner Anuff to Eat and we are all well today we got A letter from M L Miller she rides that grandfather Zentmyer died he was 86 years & 5 month & 12 day old only sick from Sat till Sunday Night cold it began to Snow this Evening" Spelling and punctuation are as in the original. M. L. (Mary Louise) Miller was a first cousin to Jacob and lived (at least in later years) in Lancaster city."

Mike Fichtel 
ZENTMEYER, Adam (I1659)
14 "Baddad", as he was fondly called by his grandchildren, was a kind, quiet man. He seemed to rule the house with an iron fist, though, it seemed to be done without ever saying a word. For as long as I can remember, he always had his garden. Sometimes he had to rent a plot of ground blocks from his home. It was always a special treat to be allowed to tag along to spend a morning or afternoon with him working in the garden. If I was lucky, he would dig up a kohlrabi, peel it with the penknife he always carried and slice it into bite size pieces for me to eat. This was a very special treat to me. In the late 1940's, when they lived on Schley Avenue, I remember him sitting at the table on the chair in the corner by the window listening to the Pirates baseball game on the radio. There was a big floor model radio in the living room, but I don't remember him ever listening to the ball games on it. In the early evening, he would sit in his easy chair reading the Pittsburgh Press newspaper. More often than not, he would actually be napping behind the paper. In the evenings he would usually walk to Duffy's Tavern in Crafton to drink beer and exchange stories with his cronies. Some evenings he would get together with his neighbor, Tom Creely, and they would harmonize old songs way into the night. Occasionally one or both would play the bazooka. As the years passed and he became older, much older, he only wanted to stay at home - it was even a chore to get him to go to the home of one of his children. He continued to garden up until just a few years prior to his death at age 91.

Stephen worked the coal mines of Carnegie at age 10 - his job was that of a "trapper".

Stephen & Ethel were married at the Garfield House in Homestead, PA by Rev. H. F. Williamson. The Garfield House, located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and McClure, was owned and operated by the McBroom family. They lived here in the family hotel briefly until they found more permanent lodging. Ethel's father had forbidden her to see (socialize/date) Stephen because of the vast gap in their ages. When the couple eloped, he disowned her for a few years.

1914 - 1921 Lived in Star Junction (Page house 2 months / Katey's house / Church St. in old schoolhouse).
Lived in Homestead (Vondra Plan / 20th Ave. 6 months / 20th Ave. on corner / 228 19th Street (about 1919) / 16th Ave. & Maple at the back of the store)
1921 - 1922 Lived Willock, PA (farm in Hayes Boro)
1922 - 1923 Lived Library, PA
1923 - 1931 Lived Crafton, PA (Lorraine St.) (16 Morange Rd.)
1931 - 1944 Lived Oakdale, PA (North Fayette Twp., Pinkle Hill)
1944 - 1945 Lived Ingram, PA (90 Evans Ave.)
1945 - 1955 Lived Ingram, PA (98 Schley Ave.)
1955 - 1968 Lived Ingram, PA (96 N. Duane Ave.)
1968 - death Lived Coraopolis, PA (Moon Twp., Amherst Acres Plan, 310 Smallwood Drive)

His name appears as Steven on his marriage certificate and the 1880 and 1930 census.

1912 Tax List (LaFayette Vol. 5, no 1)...Rowley, Steve: Star Junction P.O., Located at Star Junction: laborer - assessed value $100.00, Perry Twp., Fayette Co., Pa.

1930 Census - PA - Allegheny Co. - Pittsburgh - 28 Precinct - district 353 - 16 Morange Road
Rowley - Steven J - 50 - 31 (age @ marriage) - PA - ENG - SCT - Assembler @ Heater factory
Ethel F - 37 - 18 (age @ marriage) - PA - VA - VA
James R - 15 - PA
Helen A - 8 - PA
Billie S - 7 - PA

1920 Census - PA - Allegheny Co - Mifflin Twp - 208 Twentieth Ave\
Rowley - Stephen - 39 - PA - ENG - SCT - Craneman for Steel Mill
Ethel - 27 - PA - VA - VA
James - 5 1/12 - PA

1910 Census - PA - Fayette Co - Perry Twp
Rowley - Margaret A - 67 - Wd - SCT - SCT - SCT - Imm 1866
Sarah J - 32 - PA
Stephen J - 30 - PA - Electrican in the mines
Emily E - 22 - PA - Stenographer

1900 Census - PA - Allegheny Co - Homestead - Ward 1 - 149 Third Avenue
Rowley - Margaret - Nov 1833 - 66 - Wd
Archibald - Dec 1873 - 26 - day laborer
Sarah - Dec 1877 - 22
Stephen J - Mar 1880 - 20 - crane man
Isabell W - Apr 1882 - 18
Richard - Jan 1885 - 15 - messenger boy
Emily - Jul 1887 - 12

Died in Sewickley Valley Hosp., Sewickley, Pa. at 6:00 P.M. - attending doctor was Dr. W. T. Medic. Funeral arrangements were handled by Hershberger Funeral Home in Crafton, Pa.

Ref: Family records and papers located in the family Bible.
Marriage cert. 21137-H
Death cert. 23360-71
Newspaper obit
U.S. Federal Census
Tax Records
Interviews with Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley, Billie Rowley MacArthur, Helen Rowley Robert and James Richard Rowley

ROWLEY, Stephen John (I0009)
15 "Benjamin Franklin Zentmyer (Frank) and his brother William went from Vermillion Illinois to Kentucky by oxen, pulling a saw mill across the frozen Ohio River in the winter of 1883-1884. They settled near Manitou, Kentucky. Bill and his family lived in Madisonville and their younger brother Thomas Jefferson Zentmyer worked on a railroad near St Louis and fell off the train and was killed. Don't think he ever married.

After Elena died, Frank sold the sawmill and went West. He traveled and worked as a sawyer and a machinist, and worked in Colorado, Hawaii, California, and Washington. Uncle Bill and Aunt Kasie looked after the children who were not married. They had a very hard time.

Thanks again!" Charlotte Gayle Zentmyer Price
Effingham, Illinois  
ZENTMYER, William Henry (I547)
16 "Christopher Santmyer, was born in Virginia, and having attained his majority, married Susan Updike, also a native of that State. Four years later they removed to Seneca County, Ohio, where the father followed farming, also carried on blacksmithing and shoe making. In 1861 in Delaware, Ohio, he enlisted in the Union army and served until the close of the war, and participated in many important battles. He afterward went to Saginaw Mich., where he continued for a number of years, then returned to Seneca county. He is still a resident of Ohio. Their children were John, a farmer of Hancock county, Ohio; Robert, a farmer of Bloom township; R.C. our subject; David H., of Wayne county, Ohio, and Mrs Jane Vogelson." -History of Wood County, Ohio SANTMYER, Christopher (I1668)
17 "DIED - John S. Radebach of this place while walking on the railroad between Falls Creek and DuBois last Saturday was struck by an engine which knocked him down and run over his left leg, grinding the bones to powder, then rolled him into the creek 12 feet below. He was taken to DuBois and placed under the care of three good surgeons, who did all in their power to relieve his sufferings, and on Sunday afternoon the mangled limb was amputated. The aged gentleman lived but a few hours after the operation was performed.
Mr. Radebach was born in Mifflin Co., Pa., Oct 13, 1816 and died Oct. 18, 1896, Aged 80 years and 5 days. His parents moved to Clearfield in 1819, when there were but 13 houses where the town of Clearfield now stands. He lived in Clearfield until 1856 when he moved to Ohio and stayed about one year then moved back to this county where he resided until the time of his death.
He was the father of Mrs. J.H. Kline and J.H. Radebach of this place, D.E. Radebach of Reynoldsville and W.H. Radebach of Clearfield.
The remains were brought to this place on Monday and funeral services were held in the Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev. Caldwell assisted by Rev. Gulding of the M.E. Church and Rev. A.A. Bird of Wilcox. The interment was in the Southside cemetery." Weekly Press 31 Oct 1896

RADEBACH, Jonathan S. (I3541)
18 "Dr. David Taylor Zentmyer, 74, of 1418 Quarry Lane, Lancaster, died Sunday, April 8, 1990, at Lancaster General Hospital following a brief illness. He was born June 1, 1915, at Tyrone, the son of Robert A. and Edna (Taylor) Zentmyer. He was married to Mary Radebach. He is survived by his wife, one daughter and one son, Mary Victoria Bergstrom, Julian, Calif., and David T. Zentmyer Jr., Middleton, Wis.; three grandchildren and one sister, Roberta Welch of Landisville. He is a 1937 graduate of Juniata College, where he received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, and a 1947 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his masters and doctors degrees in chemistry. While at the University of Pennsylvania, he taught chemistry. He had been employed as a research chemist with Armstrong World Industries, retiring in 1980 as assistant director of research. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was an instructor for the V-12 Unit at Columbia University from 1942 to 1946 and was honorably discharged from the Lancaster Navy Reserve as a commander in the 1950's. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, where he served on the session and the board of trustees. He was a member of the Lancaster Rotary Club. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 10, at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, 140 E. Orange St., Lancaster, Pa. 17602. Contributions in his memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster." Tyrone Daily Herald, April 9, 1990  ZENTMYER, Dr. David Taylor Sr. (I3023)
19 "Earl J. Zentmyer, of Montgomery, Illinois, peacefully departed from this world on December 13, 2003. He had been confined to his home and cared for by his children, since experiencing a heart attack in mid-October. Until that time, Earl had been exceptionally active and self sufficient for his 103 years of age. Earl was born April 10, 1900 to Clara and Oliver Zentmyer in Aurora. Earl's childhood, youth and early adulthood was spent living and working in Aurora. In 1922, he moved to Oswego, purchased business property, and opened the first filling station and garage in the community. He became a skilled mechanic, working on Model T Fords. Marjorie Friebele became his bride in 1923. She and Earl enjoyed 76 years of marriage and parenthood, together. Marge died when she was 96 years old, in 2000. Earl and Marge worked close together as they acquired and further developed their business in Oswego. Their loyalty, support and commitment to each other was strong. As Oswego grew, the business expansion for the Zentmyer's included a Standard Oil Service Station and a Ford Motor Company dealership. Mr. Zentmyer became an active participant in numerous aspects of the community. He served a term as Mayor. Through his leadership and efforts, the Oswego Township Library was formed. The Oswego Community Bank is also a result of Earl's leadership and organization. Earl was a Lions Club member and a member of the Oswego Masonic Lodge. He attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Banking Institute. He served on numerous boards in the Oswego community. For many years, he was a Trustee of The Church of The Good Shepherd, United Methodist Earl wrote poetry, many short stories and one published book. He was recently writing his autobiography to be titled, My First One Hundred Years. He played guitar and harmonica. Enjoying the family summer home in Wisconsin, especially fishing on Blue Lake, will be long cherished memories for children and grandchildren." Aurora Beacon News, Aurora Illinois
ZENTMYER, Earl J. (I2693)
20 "Edward A. Robison was born April 24, 1898 on a farm north of Scandia and died suddenly on June 4, 1976. He was the son of Matilda A. Wells Garber Robison and Howard Sheridan Robison.
He received his education at Pleasant Valley District 24 school of Republic county.
He was united in marriage to Myrtle Bell Marlow on March 2, 1920 at the United Brethren Parsonage in Scandia.
Two children were born to this union, Dwaine Marlow Robison of Brea, Calif., and Donna Jean Wick of Ft. Collins, Colo." -Obituary 1976 
ROBISON, Edward Arundel (I85942)
21 "Frank G. Hobart has resigned as managing editor of the Los Angeles Record, and is succeeded by Thomas P. Grimshaw, late of the Fresno Tribune." The Fourth Estate, March 8, 1913

HOBART, Frank Grant (I85650)
22 "Frank G. Hobart, Bachelor of Arts in journalism, University of Missouri, Newspaper career began in High School, writer-reporter, editor, Denison, Sherman, Ft. Worth, Texas. At Los Angeles, Editor of the Los Angeles Record. In field of Advertising, Public and Employee Relations, Industrial Editor in petroleum and electrical industries. Semi-retired at 75, acts as consultant and feature writer." Lehlah Belle West b.1879 writing in 1957

HOBART, Frank Grant (I85650)
23 "Frank Grant Hobart Jr. entered UCLA, absented to serve 22 months US Air Force, World War II. A decoder of classified mail - secret messages. Returned to UCLA, majored in Arts, received Bachelor of Arts. Later LA Institute of Art, became a Commercial Artist. Hobby music, sings with Wilshire Methodist Choir, 75 voices, also two other groups, one, Roger Wagner Chorale is nationally known." - Lehlah Belle West b.1879 writing in 1957 HOBART, Frank Grant Jr. (I87124)
24 "Gary- Mary Zentmyer on same Lot as Jacob and Susan Ditch Zentmyer. Stone broken and laying down flat. Only a part of the stone left. My earlier record and picture shows, 'in memory of Mary Zentmyer who died Feb. 19th 1851 in the 74th year of her age.' Grass grown over her stone, I had to remove."
Dorothy Zentmyer Jones, 2008 
ZENTMYER ??, Mary (I87054)
25 "He was still alive in 1940 because he was on the City Jail census! On the 1930 census, listed as Melvin Sautmeyer, age 13, he was in reform school. Pretty sure this is our Melvin because my mother had told me that Melvin was always in trouble." - Joyce Connors SANTMYERS, Melvin W. (I3907)
26 "I found newspaper articles reporting that W. L. had been responsible for burning at least 10 houses down in his block because he was drunk and tipped over a gas lantern; also later on tampered with the gas meter at another house and was jailed according to the 1930 census. It was embarrassing to read this. It must have been embarassing for Earl as well, because I never heard anything about his relatives except for his brother Virgil. Oh well. Earl was very cool. Quiet and hardworking when I knew him. A very nice man." -Joyce Conners SANTMYERS, Earl W. (I0307)
27 "I found newspaper articles reporting that W. L. had been responsible for burning at least 10 houses down in his block because he was drunk and tipped over a gas lantern; also later on tampered with the gas meter at another house and was jailed according to the 1930 census. It was embarrassing to read this. It must have been embarrassing for Earl as well, because I never heard anything about his relatives except for his brother Virgil. Oh well. Earl was very cool. Quiet and hardworking when I knew him. A very nice man." -Joyce Conners SANTMYERS, Washington L. (I0182)
28 "I have found evidence of a James Robertson that came to Stokes County, NC with a son Daniel but I have found no proof that her was our James Robertson. I know he was over 40 when he married Anna (if he married her) so it's really possible that he was married AT LEAST once before."
- Velpo Robertson 
BASS, Sarah (I4011)
29 "I have found evidence of a James Robertson who came to Stokes County with a son Daniel but I have not found proof that he was our James Robertson. I know he was probably about forty when he married Anna Mabe (if he married her) so it's really possible he was married at LEAST once before." Velpo Robertson  Family F1511
30 "I've looked through the minutes of the Pennsylvania Ministerium from 1820-1840, but did not find any mention of a Rev. John Emmert. He is also not listed in the clergy listing in the 1892 history of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of East Pennsylvania." -Joel Thoreson, Archivist, Archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. EMMERT, Johannes/John (I85890)
31 "In Germany, Heinrich was a farmer and vineyardist. He emigrated to America with his family arriving in Philadelphia on the Ship Glasgow on the 9th day of September 1738. Soon after, they settled in Lancaster County now Berks County, Pennsylvania, near the towns Rehrersburg and Bernville in Tulpehocken Township. His first eight children were born in Germany and the last four in Tulpehocken Twp. He was a weaver by trade and farmed his land and this is where he and Anna Appolonia spent their last days." Find A Grave RADEBACH, Johann Heinrich (I3553)
32 "Johann Gottlieb Götz, a glass worker from Wilenburg, Germany, (Wilenburg on his headstone, Großsachsenheim on the ship's manifest -Ed) arrived in Philadelphia, PA, September 19, 1802 (actually 1804 -Ed) aboard the ship 'Margaret'. He brought with him a large leather-bound bible printed in the German language in Nürnberg in 1765. This bible was donated to the Krannert Memorial Library of the Indiana Central University, Indianapolis, Indiana, and is available to family members.

According to the ship's list of passengers, John Caleb Gates (Johann Gottlieb Götz) came to America, departing from Amsterdam, Holland, and was listed as a 'Glass Maker'. He was 20 years of age, 5 1/2 feet tall, with brown hair, and came by himself. Therefore, it is evident that he must have met his wife, Elizabeth Geaurny of France, (Elizabeth was actually born in Pennsylvania -Ed) in this country, and all children would, therefore, have been born here. According to Dr. I. Lynd Esch, descendant of Nathan Gates, John Caleb Gates owned quite a large acreage of land in the extreme northern end of Cambria County, PA and he believes some of it extended over into the south end of Clearfield County, PA." taken from the work of William S. Gates, Morgantown, West Virginia 
GÖTZ, Johann Godlieb (I85628)
33 "Johannes died in 1844 and was the father of John N. Zentmeyer. John N. had been clerk of the courts from about 1837-1855. As a matter of fact, the courthouse had a pic of every court clerk since the beginning of time - except for John N. Zentmeyer. So I gave them one and it now hangs in the courthouse with the others. John moved the family to Mayo Forge, Virginia in 1855 for benefit of his wife who was in in poor health - it was much warmer in Mayo Forge than up on Floyd mountain. His kids, Peter and Edwin, lived in Mayo Forge, Peter had three boys, one was my Grandfather, John Edwin. By the way, the house in Mayo Forge, built in 1852, every brick, nail and board made on site by slaves, is still owned by the Zentmeyers. Interesting stuff." - Gentry Zentmeyer, Martinsville, Virginia.

ZENTMEYER, John Newton (I1651)
34 "Jonas and Polly Hobart came to Hancock County in the 1830s," according to Keith Bruns of the Hancock County Historical Society, whose wife is a descendant of Jonas Hobart. HOBART, Jonas II (I2849)
35 "Lebanon -
Dies at Age of 85 Years.

Mrs. Elizabeth Zentmyer, of this city, died of general debility at the home of William Harlacher, 1488 Chestnut street, after an illness of six weeks. She was 85 years old and leaves two children, George Zentmyer, Manheim, and Mrs. Mary Meily, Hopeland. A sister, Mrs. Louise Stickler, and four brothers, Josiah, Samuel, John and William Ruth of Hopeland, Lancaster county, are also left."
Reading Eagle
Reading Pennsylvania
Monday March 29 1915
page 9. 
RUTH, Elizabeth (I3027)
36 "Mary Radebach Zentmyer 79, formerly of Lancaster, died Nov. 1 after a long illness at the home of her daughter in Julian, Calif. She was the widow of Dr. David Taylor Zentmyer, who died Aug. 8, 1990. A teacher, she was a 1934 graduate of Osceola Mills High School and a 1938 graduate of Juniata College with a bachelor's degree in home economics and dietetics. While a senior at Juniata she was named "Queen of the May." Formerly of Lewiston and New York, N.Y., Mrs. Zentmyer lived in the Lancaster area from November 1947 to June 1992, when she moved to California.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Lancaster Country Club and the Hamilton Club. She was a past treasurer of the Women's Symphony Association of the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, a past director of the Lancaster Day Nursery and a past president of the Art Class. She had been active with the Friends of the Lancaster Public Library, the Iris Club, the Investment Club and the American Association of University Women. Mrs. Zentmyer enjoyed playing bridge, reading, flower arranging and cooking. She was a competitive golfer, winning tournaments at the Lancaster Country Club. Born in Osceola Mills, she was a daughter of the late John Ellsworth Radebach and Orrie Ola Dotts Radebach. She is survived by one daughter, Victoria Zentmyer Bergstrom, Julian, Calif.; one son, David Taylor Zentmyer Jr., Madison, Wis.; three grandchildren; one sister, Gwen Radebach Rieman, North Manchester, Ind.; and one brother, John Ellsworth Radebach Jr., Osceola Mills." Sunday News (Lancaster, PA) - November 19, 1995
RADEBACH, Mary Irene (I3024)
37 "MILES ZENTMYER, attorney and counselor at law. He does a large collection business for Eastern parties, and deals in real estate. He is also one of the proprietors of the Schuyler Herald, owned by Zentmyer & Holcomb. Mr. Zentmyer first located in Schuyler in January, 1873, emigrating from Huntingdon, Pa., where he was born June 25, 1842. He enlisted, August, 1862, in Company C, One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry, in the nine months' service. He began the study of his profession in October, 1863, in the law office of Scott, Brown & Bailey, in his native town, where he remained; and also taught school several terms, etc., until February 25, 1865, when he again enlisted as a private; and March 1, 1865, he was appointed First Lieutenant of Company F., Seventy-seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry. In his nine months' service he participated in battles of Antietam and Chancellorsville. He was discharged December 6, 1865, in Victoria, Texas, and was mustered out in Philadelphia, Pa., January 16, 1866. Eighteen months after being mustered out he entered the former law office and resumed his studies, and was admitted to the bar August, 1869, and began the practice of law in his native place, where he remained until he moved to Nebraska. Was married in Huntingdon, Pa., May 26, 1874, to Miss Jennie M. Crewitt, also a native of the latter place. They have one son, George Aubrey, born May 2, 1881. (three siblings who preceded George did not survive, but two sisters who were born after this was written did survive -Ed) Mr. Z. is a member of Acacia Masonic Lodge, No. 34; also I. O. O. F., Schuyler Lodge, No. 38. Was elected County Judge in fall 1881. He ran for Lieutenant-Governor of Nebraska on the State Democratic ticket in 1876. He and Mrs. Zentmyer are members of the Presbyterian Church of Schuyler." - Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska, 1882

ZENTMYER, Miles (I2331)
38 "Ms. Dorothy E. Zentmyer, 70, of 310 Northfield Avenue, Waynesboro, PA, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 in her home. Born June 19, 1946 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late William C. Zentmyer and Violet Louise (Butts) Zentmyer Besecker. Dorothy spent most of her life in the Waynesboro area attending Waynesboro Area Schools. She was a homemaker who will be remembered for her love of shopping and working outdoors in her yard. She was a member of Evangelical Brethren Church since 1959 and most recently was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church. Dorothy is survived by two children, Lisa Sites and her husband, Roger of Fannettsburg, PA and Scott McKean and his wife, Paula of Waynesboro; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Janet L. Aftung of Baltimore, MD; and four nieces and nephews. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Clark "Bill" McKean; and brother, Gary R. Zentmyer. Services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201."

ZENTMYER, Dorothy Ella (I863)
39 "Nayan Hobart De Cillo was an Executive Secretary with business firms in manufacturing and banking fields, Houston Texas and Tucson, Arizona, before entering Social Services work in Los Angeles. Now retired, she lives with a companion in Los Angeles, California." - Lehlah Belle West b.1879 writing in 1957

HOBART, Cora Nayan (I85814)
40 "One of the saddest events that have happened in Denison for many years was the sudden death of our pioneer townsman, Joe Brutsche, Thursday.
Mr. Brutsche died at home. When stricken down he was engaged in doing some work in the back yard. Death was instant. It was a flash from time into eternity. We think it a good way to step behind the veil, for long suffering is not the wish of any one. Mr. Brutsche was one of the old guards of pioneer Denison, casting his lot here in 1872. His whole life had been a very busy and useful one. His first business venture was with the Adams Express Co., of which he was agent. He was better known as city assessor and collector. When he retired from that office he took up fire insurance and was conducting that business at the time of death. As a business man he was not surpassed in Denison. In March l878, was married to Miss May Legate, the sister of Russ Legate, who was a teacher at the time in the public schools. To the union six children were born. He is survived by the following relatives: His wife. Mrs. May A. Brutsche; children. Mrs. John Gregg. Sherman; Mrs. Frank G. Hobart. Fort Worth; Sidney Brutsche. Oklahoma City; Harry Brutsche, Denison; Miss Eugenia Brutsche, Denison; Joseph Brutsche. Jr., Denison.
We are sorry that Joe Brutsche is dead, and that sorrow is shared by thousands who loved and esteemed him. His character and disposition were of the sort that he made friends and held them." The Sunday Gazetter, Denison Texas, February 7, 1909
BRUTSCHÉ, Joseph (I85653)
41 "R. Strahorn & Co., Live Stock Commission, Room No. 85, Union Stock Yards. The following are the sales of this firm during the year 1884, viz.: cattle, 108,000; hogs, 91,000; sheep, 16,000. Liberality and promptness have always characterized the transactions of this house." -Chicago's Leading Industries

STRAHORN, Robert (I443)
42 "REGER, MAJOR ADAM, who died at the home of his son, Rev. John W. Reger, at Buckhannon, in the 91st year of his age, some time since, was an officer in the War of 1812." - The Weston Republican, Sat. 22 Sept. 1883
REGER, Major Abram (I85827)
43 "Robert married Catherine Garber September 18, 1859. (Actually September 3, 1859 -Ed) They came to Kansas in 1886 and in 1905 moved to Holly, Colorado, to take a claim of government land. This trip was made in a covered wagon drawn by a team of oxen. The oxen yoke used was hand made by William Garber. In 1910 Howard S. Robison brought the yoke back to Scandia where it is in the Scandia Museum, on loan by John E. Robison, the present owner." Adah R. Robison 1982 ROBERTSON, Robert (I85946)
44 "ROBERT STRAHORN, Chicago, the dean of stockyards commission merchants, both in years and period of business career, died at his residence, 4935 Washington Ave., yesterday afternoon. He was 76 years old. His death was just one year after that of his wife, who came to Chicago as his bride fifty years ago. Mrs. Strahorn died May 25, 1902, and since her death her husband had grown perceptibly weaker. Coming here from Ohio in 1853 (probably 1855 -Ed) Mr. Strahorn became one of the commission merchants in the old Sherman stockyards, then located at State and 22nd Streets. From that time he was actively interested in the commission business in Chicago, and for years has been regarded as an authority by the younger men of the yards. He was born in Wayne County, Pa. (no, actually West Buffalo Township, Union County, Pennsylvania -Ed.) leaving there for Ohio when a boy. In 1853 he married Julia Murdock, and leaves one son, Harry C. Strahorn, who was associated with him in business. Until two years ago Mr. Strahorn had no partners in business. Then he established the Strahorn-Hutton-Evans company, of which he was president at his death. The funeral will be held Friday, the burial being in Oakwoods. He was a member of the Home Masonic Lodge." -Chicago Daily Tribune, May 27, 1903.

STRAHORN, Robert (I443)
45 "Served as Judge for the years 1882 - 1884." Judy Brezina, Curator, Schuyler Historical Society Museum

ZENTMYER, Miles (I2331)
46 "Sometime in October of that year (1756 -Ed) the Indians again visited Hanover Township, where they murdered several families in a most brutal manner, among whom was one Andrew Berryhill." -History of Dauphin County 1907

BERRYHILL, Andrew (I2431)
47 "STOKES - At her home in Butler, Oct. 15, 1903. Mrs. Mary A. widow of Frederick Stokes, nee Lowman, aged 75 years. She leaves four sons, James, Thomas, Elmer and William and one daughter, Mrs. Heckert." - obit LOWMAN, Mary Ann (I1986)
48 "Strahorn, Thomas to Catherine Hidendry all of Chester County on November 6, 1817 by Rev. John Grier" -American Republican (newspaper) Downingtown, dated November 11, 1817. STRAYHORN, Thomas (I42)
49 "The exact date at which any individual came here to reside cannot be ascertained. Among the papers of Mr. Cushing, there is a 'list of the names of such persons as came out of the town of Hingham, and towns adjacent, in the County of Norfolk, in the Kingdom of England, into New England, and settled in Hingham.' From this list we are led to believe there were inhabitants here as early as 1633, and among them Ralph Smith, Nicholas Jacob with his family, Thomas Lincoln, weaver, Edmund Hobart and his wife, from Hingham, and Thomas Hobart with his family, from Windham, in Norfolk, England. During the same year Theophilus Cushing, Edmund Hobart, senior, Joshua Hobart, and Henry Gibbs, all of Hingham, England, came to this country. Cushing lived some years at Mr. Haines's farm, and subsequently removed to Hingham. The others settled at Charlestown, (the oldest neighborhood of Boston -Ed) and in 1635 removed to this place. In 1634 there were other settlers here, and among them Thomas Chubbuck; Bare Cove was assessed in that year. To 1635, at the May court, Joseph Andrews was sworn as constable of the place. There was a considerable increase of the number of Settlers, and in that year grants of land were made to upwards of fifty individuals, of which a record is preserved. It was in June of that year that Rev. Peter Hobart arrived at Charlestown, and soon after settled in this place." - from History of Hingham published 1893, pages 201-209 (Thomas Lincoln's younger brother Samuel Lincoln, also a weaver, who came to Hingham in 1737, was the ancestor of President Abraham Lincoln -Ed)

HOBART, Edmund Sr. (I85813)
50 "The first minister of the Hingham congregation who built Old Ship was the Rev. Peter Hobart, who had attended what was then Puritan-dominated University of Cambridge. Natives of Hingham in the county of Norfolk in East Anglia, England, Peter Hobart, his father Edmund and his brother Capt. Joshua Hobart were among Hingham's most prominent early settlers. Edmund Hobart and his wife Margaret (Dewey), said Cotton Mather, "were eminent for piety...and feared God above many." Assisting Hobart in the foundation of the congregation was Rev. Robert Peck, Hobart's senior and formerly rector of St Andrew's Church in Hingham, Norfolk. After 44 years of service, minister Peter Hobart died on January 20, 1679, on the eve of the building of the new house of worship. Hobart's diary of events in Hingham, begun in the year 1635, was continued on his death by his son David. By the time Old Ship was built, Harvard-educated Rev. John Norton, who had been ordained by Peter Hobart, had assumed Hobart's ministry. While Rev. Norton was the first pastor of the congregation at its new home in Old Ship Church, Rev. Peter Hobart was the founder of the congregation, although he died before the new meetinghouse was finished." Wikipedia

HOBART, Reverend Peter (I85811)

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