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351 David Andrew Zentmyer was appointed Postmaster of Zentmyer, Pennsylvania on 21 Sep 1898. The post ofice closed on 21 Sep 1901. ZENTMYER, David Andrew (I2209)
352 David Lewis and Mary Crawford were first found in Orange County, Virginia. In 1738 Frederick County was formed out of part of Orange County. The Lewis family lived in the section that became Frederick County. David Lewis and Mary Crawford secured two Fairfax grants. This land was on Opequon Creek in Frederick County, Virginia. It is interesting to note that David Lewis' land adjoined that of Jacob Brooks, father of Priscilla Brooks, who married David's son, John Lewis. About 1756, David Lewis and Mary Crawford sold out in Frederick County, Virginia and moved to South Carolina. David and Mary probably had a large family - but only 3 of their children have been found: David Lewis Jr., Crawford Lewis, and John Lewis. LEWIS, David Sr. (I3867)
353 David possessed a series of hand-written genealogical charts relating to the descendants of Christopher Zentmeyer, copies of which were obtained by Michael Fichtel in the 1970s. David told Michael that the charts had been compiled by Robert Anderson Zentmyer, David's father, around 1904 after a lengthy letter-writing campaign to persons having the Zentmyer surname and its variants. I have obtained copies of these charts, which have proven to be accurate and informative. -Ed.

ZENTMYER, Dr. David Taylor Sr. (I3023)
354 David was a Lutheran Minister ZENTMEYER, Rev. David Wendel (I1773)
355 David was a special education teacher for Winchester City Schools. SANTMIER, William David (I2678)
356 David Zentmyer was born at Springfield Furnace, Huntingdon county. He was the son of Major John Zentmyer and Margaret (Gates) Zentmyer. His parents moved to a farm near Spruce Creek, in Huntingdon county, where he worked with his father, who was a jobber in lumbering. In May, 1861, he enlisted in Company I, Fifth Pennsylvania Reserves. This company, known as the Scott Infantry, was one of the old militia companies, organized before the war. They were mustered into service at Harrisburg and sent to the front in July, 1861. He enlisted as orderly sergeant, became second, then first lieutenant, and on the promotion of Captain Dare to colonel of the regiment, commanded the company for some time. At the time of his death he was adjutant of the regiment, with the rank of first lieutenant. He was in active service for eighteen months and took part in many battles. He was killed in the battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862, and buried in the field.

According to the National Park Service, these field burials were mass graves, long trenches with hundreds of soldiers in each trench. After the war, Congress established the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, and approximately 15,000 Union soldiers we re-interred there, most anonymously. The official I spoke with could not find a record of David's re-internment, but virtually guaranteed that this is his final resting place. 
ZENTMYER, David (I467)
357 DIED - Maj. Frank Zentmyer, of Huntingdon, wounded and taken prisoner
by the rebels at the battle of Fredericksburg, died of his injuries, at
Richmond, on the 31st. ult.

Democratic Standard, Hollidaysburg, Pa., Wednesday, January 28, 1863

1860 Franklin Township, Huntingdon County census -
John Zentmyer, 52
Margret Zentmyer, 50
David Zentmyer, 25
Franklin Zentmyer, 24
Priscilla Zentmyer, 22
Porter Zentmyer, 20
Miles Zentmyer, 18
Margret R. Zentmyer, 15
John Zentmyer, 12
Benjamine Zentmyer, 10
George Zentmyer, 8
William McDint, 21

Zentmyer, Frank, Company I, 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry
(34th Volunteers); rank in, Captain; rank out, Major
Soldiers Monument

In the old Methodist Cemetery, (also known as Burket Cemetery) near the village of Warrior's Mark, is a fine monument of bronze, which was dedicated on the Fourth of July 1878, "Sacred to the memory of our deceased comrades, by the returned soldiers of Warrior's Mark and Franklin Townships." Active in securing the requisite funds (about eight hundred dollars) were B. S. Haughawout, J. E. Hyskell, Capt. O. S. Rumberger, George Weston and George Wills. The monument which is about twelve feet high, rests on a base of stone several feet in thickness, and is surmounted by a figure of the Angel of Mercy. On the front of the upper die of the monument is a figure of Abraham Lincoln, which was modeled after one of the last photographs taken of him. Underneath are inscribed his immortal words, "With malice towards none, with charity for all." On the other side of the die are profiles of Union soldiers and a stack of arms. A metallic sub-base contains, besides the inscription of dedication, representation of the national colors and a mounted soldier. The lower die contains the names of the following:
Lt. David Zentmyer, Maj. Frank Zentmyer, among many other names.

Warrior's Mark Cemetery
Source: History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties Pennsylvania, 1883
5th Pennsylvania Reserves/34th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Charles City Cross Roads
Retiring a short distance, the men slept on their arms for a few hours, when they where aroused and taken across the Chickahominy. Here the regiment lay under arms until the evening of the 28th of June, when it marched via Savage Station, and crossing the White Oak Swamp, arrived on the evening of the 29th at Charles City Cross Roads. The Fifth and a battalion of the Bucktails were thrown forward close up to the enemy's line. Lest in the darkness friend should be mistaken for foe, the men were directed to bare the right arm to the shoulder. The pass word was "Bucktail" and the answer "five.

On the following morning, the brigade was withdrawn, and dispositions were made for repelling an attack from the direction of Richmond, and to protect the junction of the New Market and the Quaker or Turkey Bridge road. By half-past three in the afternoon the battle had fairly began, the rebels attacking with great fury. Soon after the contest opened, the enemy moved a heavy column to the right and came down with great impetuosity upon Seymour's brigade. Colonel Simmons was immediately ordered to move with the Fifth and the Eighth regiments to its support, the Fifth gallantly led by Lieutenant Colonel Fisher. This order was promptly obeyed, the men moving forward at a double quick and charge bayonet, but not a moment too soon for a furious attack with infantry and artillery was met just in time to stay and repel it.

In this charge the Seventh and Seventeenth Virginia regiments were nearly annihilated, the greater portion being either killed wounded or taken prisoners. Shortly afterwards the enemy issued from the woods in front in great force, and for nearly two hours the battle raged fiercely, the enemy making desperate efforts to break our lines and gain the road, on which were passing the immense supply trains of our army; but without success.

In the heat of the struggle, Colonel Simmons, leading his men with determined bravery and unequalled skill, fell mortally wounded and died in the hands of the enemy. A soldier by profession and a man of the strictest honor, a patriot from principle and brave to a fault, the Reserve Corps lost no more trusted leader, nor loved companion in arms. Here fell, too, Captain Taggart, of Company B, an excellent soldier, whose loss was severely felt. In the three battles, at Mechanicsville on the 26th, Gaines' Mill on the 27th, and Charles City Cross Roads on the 30th of June, the regiment lost eighteen killed, one hundred and fifteen wounded, and one hundred and three taken prisers.

etty Resting upon the field until two A. M. of the 1st of July, the regiment proceeded to Malvern Hill, where was fought the last grand battle before Richmond, in the Peninsula campaign. The Fifth was under fire, but not actively engaged, and on the morning of July 2d, moved with the army to Harrison's Landing, where it went into camp. The vacancy occasioned by the death of Colonel Simmons, was filled by the promotion of Lieutenant Colonel Fishery Major George Dare was appointed Lieutenant Colonel, and Captain Frank Zentmyer, Major.

Second Battle of Bull Run
General M'Clellan's Peninsula campaign was now at an end, and General Pope, in command of the Army of Northern Virginia, was beginning to feel the weight of the enemy's force concentrating on his fronts The troops under M'Clellan were accordingly ordered forward to his support. Pope finding the line of the Rapidan untenable with his meagre force, withdrew to the Rappahannock, where, upon his arrival, he was joined by Reynolds with the Reserve Corps. Finding Jackson in his rear, Pope hastened with his little army to meet, and if possible overpower him before he could be reinforced. The Reserves moved via Warrenton and Gainesville to the First Bull Run battleground, arriving on Thursday, the 28th.

On the following day, the Fifth was deployed as skirmishers and was under a heavy fire of artillery during the entire day. On Saturday, August 30th, it engaged the enemy at four o'clock P. M., and the fight was maintained until six with unabated fury, when it was relieved.

In this engagement the regiment, being reduced by excessive fatigue and heavy details, numbered but two hundred men. The loss was one killed and twelve wounded. During this campaign it was under the command of Major Zentmyer, Colonel Fisher being absent in consequence of a severe injury occasioned by the fall of his horse.

Battle of Antietam
On the night of the 14th, the men slept on their arms, on the rugged mountain crest. At early dawn of the 15th, finding that the enemy had fled, the regiment moved down the mountain, and passing Boonsboro, bivouacked for the night at Keedysville.

On the 16th, it crossed Antietam Creek, and moving to the right, engaged the enemy at four P. M., and was engaged at intervals during the night. The battle was renewed at daylight on the following morning, and raged with unabated fury on that part of the line where the Reserves were posted during the early part of the day, the Fifth not being relieved until one P. M.

Finding his army badly crippled and unable longer to offer successful resistance, Lee withdrew across the Potomac, and on the 19th, the Fifth marched to the river, near Sharpsburg, where it encamped. The loss of the Fifth in this battle was two killed and eight wounded.

After considerable delay, the army again advanced into Virginia, and by command of the President, General M'Clellan was relieved and General Burnside ordered to succeed him. The latter determined to move upon Richmond by way of Fredericksburg. On the 11th of December, General Franklin, who commanded the left grand division, to which the Reserves were attached, crossed the Rappahannock some distance below Fredericksburg and formed in line of battle facing the enemy's entrenched camp.

A few weeks previous, the Fifth Regiment had been transferred from the First to the Third Brigade, which now consisted of the Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth regiments. The Reserves, commanded by General Meade, early on the morning of the 13th, moved forward and occupied the first line of battle, with Doubleday's Division upon the left flank and Gibbon's upon the right, as supports. The Third Brigade occupied the left of the line, with the Ninth Regiment deployed as skirmishers. The dispositions had scarcely been made, when the enemy opened from a battery posted on the Bowling Green road, to the left and rear of the line. The Third Brigade was immediately faced to the left, forming with the First nearly a right angle. Simpson's, Cooper's and Ransom's Batteries were soon brought into position, which together with the batteries of Doubleday silenced and compelled the withdrawal of the enemy's guns.5 During the progress of this artillery duel, a body of rebel sharp shooters advanced along the Bowling Green road, but were soon dispersed by the marksmen of the Third Brigade, sent to meet them. The line now advanced, the Fifth Regiment occupying a position upon the left, nearest to the enemy's breast works. The struggle became desperate, but the Reserves, unaided, advanced with determined bravery, sweeping everything before them until they had penetrated and completely broken his lines. In this advance, the Third Brigade encountered a destructive fire from a battery posted on the heights on its left. In the face of this deadly fire the troops boldly crossed the railroad and ascended the acclivity; but so terrible was the storm of battle from both infantry and artillery that they were compelled to withdraw.

Here General Jackson, who commanded the brigade, was killed, and was suceeeded by Colonel Fisher, of the Fifih, Lieutenant Colonel Dare assuming command of the regiment. The loss of the Fifth in this engagement was twenty killed, eighty-eight wounded and sixtyone taken prisoners. Major Zentmyer and his brother, acting Adjutant, were among the killed, and Lieutenant Colonel Dare among the wounded.

Source: Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.
ZENTMYER, Major Franklin (I2328)
358 Died from "Concussion" BRUTSCH╔, Joseph (I25)
359 Died in a fire at age 3; buried on Johnston's farm in Bloomery; headstone at Island Hill Cemetery, Largent, WV. (source unknown) SANTYMIRE, Ernest Radie (I0340)
360 Died in a flood. HATHAWAY, Sarah Elizabeth (I260)
361 Died of 'paralysis' at the home of his daughter Ethel in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. ZENTMEYER, Milton Wendel (I1840)
362 Died of 'Typhomalarial Fever'  STRAYHORN, Samuel (I85965)
363 Died of a skull fracture from being struck by an auto. ST. MYER, Jerry Paul (I2137)
364 Died of throat cancer. BRUTSCH╔, Joseph Sherwin (I85820)
365 Donald W. Zentmyer, 77, of 1700 Blakewood Drive Chambersburg, Pa., passed away January 4, 2009 in his home.
Born on July 25, 1931 in Altoona, Pa., he was a son of the late William E. and Katherine (Stamm) Winters.
A 1950 graduate of Chambersburg High School, he served in the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Army. He retired from the Descon division at Letterkenny Army Depot, where he worked as a computor systems analyst. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, the Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 and the Franklin Fire Company, all in Chambersburg.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over fifty-seven years, Evelyn (Black) Zentmyer, whom he married on November 10, 1951; four children, Debra Fleegal and husband Gary, David Zentmyer and wife Vicky, Donna Little and husband John, and Sandra Bubak and husband Andy; thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Aside from his biological parents, he was preceded in death by adopted parents, Charles and Bess Zentmyer.  
ZENTMYER, Donald W. (I751)
366 Doris Elaine Zentmyer, age 92, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016.

She was the daughter of Fern and Albert Grate. She was a member of the Oswego Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years. She was also a 50 year member of the Lorraine Chapter #70 Order of the Eastern Star and was a past Matron.

Doris also was a past President and long-term member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #475 of Oswego, Illinois. She was the office manager for Detzler Pontiac, Inc. until 1997 and served as a trustee for the Oswego Public Library for many years. 
GRATE, Doris Elaine (I2041)
367 Dorlandt emigrated in 1652 per History of Bucks County DORLANDT, Jan Gerretse (I85872)
368 Dorothy Davis of Modesto died at Dale Commons. Mrs. Day was a native of Venice, California and had lived in Modesto since 2004. She previously lived in Vacaville. She was a hospital administrator for Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara. She is survived by her stepson, Ronald J. Day of Oakdale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Felix Day. No services. Entombment will be at Fairmont Memorial Mausoleum, Fairfield. Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.  DAVIS, Dorothy Marion (I976)
369 Dorothy Dudley Zentmyer died November 5, 2008, in Belmont, California at age 96. Born in Charleston, Illinois, she graduated from Simmons College in Boston, and became a social worker specializing in foster children in New Haven, Connecticut, where she met and married George Zentmyer, a plant pathologist. They moved to Riverside in 1944, and she gave wholehearted support to his work at the Citrus Experiment Station and later at the University of California at Riverside. A loving, energetic and wise mother of their three girls, she contributed time and leadership skills to the PTA, the League of Women Voters and the UCR Campus Club. She was a vital member of the First Congregational Church, serving as deacon, trustee and choir member. Always interested in learning, she enjoyed the UCR community and savored her worldwide travels with George. A woman of dignity, she was gracious, and hospitable to the end. She leaves Elizabeth Dossa (Al), Jane Fernald (Geoff) and Susan Zentmyer (Clyde), all in the San Francisco Bay Area, and grandchildren Julia Dossa, Eli Fernald, Sarah Fernald, Andrea Kish and Jennifer LaMonte with great grandchildren Mia Kish and Grace LaMonte. DUDLEY, Dorothy Anne (I296)
370 Dorothy E. Zentmire, age 92, of Yankton, SD passed away early Friday, July 23, 2010 at the Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton, SD. Graveside services will be 3:00 PM, Monday, July 26, 2010 at the Logan Park Cemetery, Sioux City, IA with Rev. Paul Opsahl officiating. The Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy was born December 21, 1917 to Fred and Jennie (Schroeder) Eriksen at Homer, NE. She graduated from Homer High School, Homer, NE. She married Leo Zentmire September 4, 1940 in South Sioux City. Leo passed away on August 20, 1992. Dorothy loved children and baby sat for many families over the years. She also enjoyed her flowers and garden and would share all with her neighbors. Most of all she loved her family.

Dorothy is survived by her son Mark (Marcia) of Yankton, SD; daughters Mary (Larry) Laudner of Chula Vista, CA and Nancy (Doug) Roggow of Ipswich, SD; 6 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leo, three sisters and one brother.  
ERIKSON, Dorothy (I1432)
371 Dorothy had collected a houseful of Longaberger baskets, a company which went out of business in May of 2018, but whose products are still in high demand on eBay.

ZENTMYER, Dorothy Ella (I863)
372 Dorothy was a great contributor of data to the Zentmeyer family tree, and had been a stalwart in the pursuit of the offspring of Christopher Zentmeyer. She worked alongside Michael Fichtel during his multiple trips to Franklin County, Pennsylvania. We spent time with her in Waynesboro in the summer of 2007, and we honor her work, although she incorrectly identified Henricus Zentma r of Brilon, Nordrhein-Westfalen, an actual person, as an ancestor of this family. When I asked her about her source for that connection, she would only say "the Mormons."

ZENTMYER, Dorothy Ella (I863)
373 During the afternoon of 27 Jun 1844 an armed mob in blackface overwhelmed the forces guarding the jail in Carthage, Illinois where LDS founder Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were being held. The mobbers stormed the jail, shot and killed the Smith brothers, and severely wounded an associate, John Taylor. Until recently, we had no information as to whether any of the three Hobart brothers living near Carthage during that period had any connection to the murders.

Joseph Johnstun is an historical analyst from Fort Madison, Iowa, which is about twenty-five miles from Carthage. He is one of the leading scholars on Nauvoo, Illinois, (Nauvoo was the nexus of the Latter Day Saints from 1839 until 1845 -Ed) and is widely considered to be the expert on the murders of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. According to Johnstun, writing in January of 2019:

"Gary- I am pleased to tell you that your family were not participants in the murders of the Smith brothers; however, they were involved in the events surrounding them in a very important and meaningful way. When the shooting commenced at the jail, Norman and his brother Joshua heard it on their farm four miles south of Carthage. They immediately headed to town. Upon their arrival, they discovered their brother Jonas was one of the guards at the jail during the attack, and considering the scene, Joshua said that it wouldn't do to leave the bodies lying in the jail and yard. So the brothers fashioned stretchers and began carrying them to a hotel on the other side of town owned by Artois Hamilton. Thankfully, Hamilton's neighbor came by with a wagon, and they were able to take the bodies that way. Once at the hotel, Joshua and Norman cleaned and shaved the men, and otherwise prepared the bodies for their journey to Nauvoo the following morning." 
HOBART, Norman (I85666)
374 Edna Matilda Robison. daughter of Matilda Amelia and Howard Sheridan Robison, was born on the family farm north of Scandia. April 17, 1900, and died October 19,1992, at Belleville Health Care Center, at the age of 92. She received early schooling at Pleasant Valley District 24 and graduated from Scandia High School. She earned a B.A. degree from Marymount College in Salina. She began her teaching career in 1919 and continued until her retirement in 1966, having completed 46 years. Her first assignments were rural schools, including District 88, where she taught 15 years. Fourteen years were spent in the Primary Department of Scandia Grade School, and the last four years of teaching were spent as a first grade teacher in the Belleville school system. She had resided in Scandia since 1939. She was a member of the United Brethren Church in Scandia until its closing, at which time she transferred to the United Methodist Church. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Republic County Retired Teachers Association, and Sorosis Study Club. - THE BELLEVILLE TELESCOPE, Thursday, October 22, 1992 ROBISON, Edna Matilda (I86033)
375 Educated in common schools, George learned the painter's trade with his father, with whom he worked until the age of thirty-two, and went to Palmyra, Lebanon County, where for two years he was employed in the manufacture of shoes, after which he established himself as a painter and paper-hanger and now has a fine business; a Democrat and member of the United Brethren Church. -History of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1907 ZENTMEYER, George W. (I686)
376 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)
377 Ella is listed as Samuel's wife in the 1885 Iowa Census, and Samuel remarried in 1887, so Ella died 'Abt 1886.' CROMLEY, Ella F. (I1512)
378 Elsbeth did not emigrate to America. R▄GER, Ursula (I3688)
379 Emily married sometime after 1880 to Dr. Dean Stefferman. She married a second time, name unknown, but, according to family lore, he was also a doctor.

2008 Apr - Correspondence received from Sher and Larry Heasley, note that Emma was 15 at the time of her first marriage.* They also feel that mention of names within family papers may indicate that Emma was also married to William John Allen and John Blaine. In addition to Margaret Lillian Hockney, other children may include:
Annabelle (maiden name unknown) Ashbough born about 1885
George Allen
Charles Blaine
Curly Rosa Blaine (25 July, no year)
Fannie Bell Blaine (3 July, no year)

* Emma is listed as living in the household of her father Harrison and 2nd wife Catherine in both the 1870 and 1880 census. It was my assumption that her marriage to Dean Stefferman was sometime after 1880 based upon her living at home in the 1870 and 1880 census. I was simply told by my grandmother that Emma was married to Dr Dean Stefferman and married a second time to a man who may have also been a doctor.

Following is some info found bearing the above mention names -----
Blain, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed. Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas Explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)

Blaine, John
(American Miner, Coal Loader ca.1914, Risher Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 49, married, 3 children.);
(Killed. Fatally injured by a fall of slate while loading coal at the face of a room, in the Risher Mine, Dec. 18, 1914. Died six hours later in the hospital.)

* Interviews with Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley
* Information contributed by Fred M. Chilcott, Glenn Santmyer, Gerilee, Sher & Larry Heasley
* Santmyers and Jan Jennier.
* 1870 Census - MD - Allegany Co. - Westernport
* 1880 Census - PA - Fayette Co. - Upper Tyrone Twp. 
SANTMYER, Emma Frances (I0098)
380 Emma's father made a fortune in Kreinbrook Bitters....... Ref.: Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley KREINBROOK, Emma M. (I0120)
381 Employed by Lennox Glass Co., and a member of the Civilian Defense and First Methodist Church. SANTMYER, Wilbert Joseph Sr (I1242)
382 Enlisted in US Army 1847
1860 US Census in Jefferson, Butler, Pennsylvania as Frederick Stock, Farm Laborer
1870 US Census in Clinton, Butler, Pennsylvania as Edward Stoke, Laborer 
STOKES, Jacob Frederick (I1998)
383 Esther worked at the Hersheys chocolate factory from 1912 to 1915. ZENTMEYER, Esther Rebecca (I1300)
384 Ethel L. Barry, 101, died Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at the Morrison Community Hospital. She was a secretary for the Barber Green Corp. for 30 years.
Ethel was born October 13, 1902 in Naperville, the daughter of Franklin and Ella (Baish) Zentmeyer. She was a member of Wesley Methodist Church of Aurora, past president of the National Secretarial Assoc., a past member of the Rock Falls Women's Club, past member of the Aurora Women's Club and past member of the Business & Professional Women's Club.
Survivors include a son, John C. (Sharon) Barry of Sterling; three grandchildren, Laura (Mark) Barry Driessens, Dawn (Marty) Barry Schmall, Scott R. Williams; four great-grandchildren, Caleb Barry, Nathan Driessens, Korissa Driessens and Shayla Schmall.
Preceded her in death were a daughter, Joan Arlene Williams; two sisters, Grace and Elvira; and one brother, Ivan.
Visitation will be from 3-5 on Saturday, March 6, 2004.
A memorial has been established.
The Beacon News (Aurora IL), March 5, 2004 
ZENTMYER, Ethel Laura (I2666)
385 Eva was a well-known painter in Fryeburg, Maine as well as a local historian. Her paintings are resold to this day. WATTS, Eva Frances (I535)
386 Evelyn B. Zentmyer, 83 of 1700 Blakewood Drive, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at home. Born September 23, 1930 in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Luther and Pearl Barton Black. Her husband, Donald W. Zentmyer on January 4, 2009.
She was a 1948 graduate of McConnellsburg High School. In her working years, she worked as a beautician, as a day care provider at the former Stanley Day Care Center and as a nurse's aid for Helping Hands Home Health Care.
She is survived by four children, Debra Fleegal and husband Gary, David L. Zentmyer and wife Vicki, Donna Little and husband John and Sandra Bubak and husband Andy, all of Chambersburg; a brother, Luther Black, Jr of Chambersburg; thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildrn. Aside from her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Source: Public Opinion--November 12, 2013
BLACK, Evelyn C. (I752)
387 Everett was evidently adopted by James and Miriam Weir before 1910, and changed his last name to Weir. His wife and daughter had the last name Weir. ZENTMEYER, Everett Cromley (I1514)
388 Family lore tells us that Cornell was married, but had no children.
ENLISTED: July 11, 1917
RESIDENCE:not given
AGE: 28 years 5 months
PHYS. DES.: 5 ft 10 in Fair comp Grey eyes L. Brown hair
DISCHARGED: See remarks
FEDERAL SERVICE: M.I.W-W-S July 15, 1917 as Wagoner

Ref: Family records and papers located in the family Bible.
Interviews with Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley
Tombstones at MT, Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis, PA - Fayette Co. 
SANTMYER, Cornell S. (I0105)
389 Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley was called Ethel by all who knew her -but to her grandchildren she was just "Mom", a name, which I as her first grandchild, bestowed upon her. I think she had a difficult life. I'm not saying her life was unhappy, but I think there were some very hard times. As a young girl she was captivated by Stephen's charm and good looks. Most girls of 21 would be pleased and encouraged with the attentions of a man 10 years their senior, and, indeed, she was. She was falling in love - and that should have been the happy beginning. Instead, her parents refused to allow her to be courted by Stephen. I believe, because of his age, they thought him too worldly and a lady's man. It troubled her deeply to go against her parents, but she continued to see Stephen away from under their watchful eyes. Love blossomed! They eloped! They were married at the McBroom family hotel on 8th Avenue in Homestead, Pa. The hotel was run by Margaret and John McBroom, Stephen's aunt and uncle. Ethel and Steve lived here in the hotel until 1913. This should have been such a happy time for Ethel and it would have been except that her Papa had disowned her. He ban her from visiting and refused to go to see her. Her mother did visit her after a while. In 1914, she and Steve had moved to Flatwoods, Pa. It was here that their first child, James Richard (named for his grandfathers), was born. It was after the birth of James that Papa eased up on his stand toward Ethel and Steve's marriage. The family accepted Steve, and once they really got to know him, they loved him dearly.

Ref: Based on information told to me by my grandmother, Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley

"Mom" always had a special story to tell. Her bedtime stories were far better than any story from a book. Sometimes they were scary, other times they were like fairy tales, but most often they were about kids just like me. As I grew into my teens and young adulthood, the bedtime stories were replaced with talking about my interests and friends. It was during these years that we talked a lot about her parents and siblings. After a time I began to feel as if I had actually known all of them. Her stories of her family were so vivid, that they seemed to come alive to me. I never tired of hearing her talk of her family and her growing up years. This was actually the beginning of my interest in the "family tree".

Ref.: Family records and papers located in the family Bible.
Marriage cert. 21137-H Death cert. 053560
Newspaper obit.
Interviews with Fanny Ethel Santmyer Rowley, Helen Rowley Robert, Billie Rowley MacArthur and James Richard Rowley.
My own recollections. 
SANTMYER, Fanny Ethel (I0010)
390 Farmer and innkeeper in Waldtann, Kre▀berg EMMERT, Johann Matthias (I1918)
391 Farmer, lived in Toulon 40 years STRAHORN, William Lewis (I439)
392 Fay F Strayhorn, age 79, died on Friday, Sept. 13, 1996. A native of Rockwell, Iowa, he had been a Peninsula resident for 37 years.

Mr. Strahorn was self employed in the heating and cooling business and retired in 1987. He was a member of First United Methodist church and Wesley Bible class. He was also a member of the Hampton Kiwanis Club and Monitor Masonic Lodge. He served in the Navy during World War II.

Fay F. is survived by his wife of 55 years, Susan Jean Strahorn, and daughter. He was preceded in death by his two sons, Steven Robert Strahorn and Mark Avery Strahorn. He is also survived by two daughters-in-law, a son-in-law, two brothers-in-law, 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Monday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m at First United Methodist Church, 110 East Queen Street, Hampton. A burial service will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park with full Masonic rites.  
STRAHORN, Fay Franklin (I2724)
393 Fire Chief in Essington, 1974 ZENTMYER, Joseph Leonard Jr. (I1585)
394 First name also seen as Malilae and Mahlah CUTTLER, Mahalah (I276)
395 First Pastor of the Church of Christ in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut HOBART, Reverend Jeremiah (I2787)
396 For several years Samuel owned and operated a tannery in Lancaster County, and he was also the possessor of a small farm of forty acres. His last occupation was that of teaching, in which he was engaged for eighteen years. He was a Republican, and an elder in the United Brethren Church. -History of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1907 ZENTMEYER, Samuel (I87146)
397 Fought in Civil War, 28th Regiment, Pennsylvania, Emergency Troops ZENTMEYER, Enos Peter (I2095)
398 Fought in the Mexican War, 1846. ZENTMEYER, Enos Peter (I2095)
399 Frank D. Garrett, engaged in the real-estate business with offices in the Hyde block, Spokane, is one of the extensive landowners of Washington. He was born in Hardin County, Iowa, on the 12th of October, 1861, his parents being Frank and Mary J. (Strahorn) Garrett, both of whom are prominent among the pioneers of Iowa and are still living. -from the History of the City of Spokane and Spokane County, Washington, 1912 GARRETT, Frank D. (I1254)
400 Frank joined the Cannon Electric Company in 1939, working in advertising and public relations. He was employed by Cannon until his death, although his salary in later years more resembled a pension. HOBART, Frank Grant (I85650)

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