John C. Bontrager, Sr.

John C. Bontrager, Sr.

Male 1814 - 1899  (84 years)
Person ID: I37294  Sharon Vitter's Ancestors & Descendants


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  • Name John C. Bontrager  [1, 2
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 3 Nov 1814  Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Mar 1899  Champaign, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried West Liberty, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings
     1. Anna Bontrager (ID:I43288),   b. 29 Jan 1809, Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1834, Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Joseph Bontrager (ID:I43289),   b. 12 Feb 1811, Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1830  (Age < 18 years)
     3. Christian C. Bontrager (ID:I43290),   b. 17 Feb 1813, Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1891, Middlebury, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Maria Bontrager (ID:I43291),   b. 4 Mar 1817, Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1899, Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Elizabeth Bontrager (ID:I43292),   b. 3 Sep 1819, Wayne, Tuscarawas, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1892, Residence of Louis Eichorn, Washington, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Isaac C. Bontrager (ID:I37067),   b. 10 Mar 1822, (Holmes County, Ohio was formed on 4 Jan 1825 from portions of Coshocton, Tuscarawas, and Wayne Counties), Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1911, Walnut Creek, Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Daniel Bontrager (ID:I43294),   b. 26 Sep 1824, (Holmes County, Ohio was formed on 4 Jan 1825 from portions of Coshocton, Tuscarawas, and Wayne Counties), Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1917, Delphos, Allen, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F32044 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Christian Bontrager (ID:I43286),   b. 11 Sep 1788, Bedford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1825, (Holmes County, Ohio was formed on 4 Jan 1825 from portions of Coshocton, Tuscarawas, and Wayne Counties), Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 36 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Troyer (ID:I43287),   b. Sep 1788, (Before 17 Apr 1795 Somerset County, Pennsylvania was part of Bedford County), Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 1808  Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1809 

    Family

    Family ID: F28211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Nancy Anna Sommers (ID:I37295),   b. May 1817, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1896, Champaign, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 1835  Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
      1. Elizabeth Bontrager (ID:I37297),   b. 12 Sep 1836, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1913, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
      2. Catherine Bontrager (ID:I37281),   b. 20 Feb 1838, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1914, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
      3. Christian Bontrager (ID:I37279),   b. 2 Jun 1840, Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1915, Home of Gideon J. and Lydia E. Bontrager Petersheim, Kalona, Washington, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
      4. Anna J. Bontrager (ID:I37284),   b. 11 Feb 1842, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1915, Berlin, Holmes, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
      5. Sarah Bontrager (ID:I37278),   b. 12 Feb 1844, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1926, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
      6. John J. Bontrager (ID:I37280),   b. 31 Oct 1845, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1921, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
      7. Lydia M. Bontrager (ID:I37285),   b. 21 Sep 1847, Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1931, Delphos, Allen, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
      8. Mariam E. Bontrager (ID:I37282),   b. 1853, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, At home, West Liberty, Logan, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
      9. Joseph Daniel Bontrager (ID:I37283),   b. 4 Jul 1855, Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1947, Pleasantville, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
      10. Emma Bontrager (ID:I43295),   b. 1 Sep 1857, Fairfield, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1878  (Age 21 years)
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1814 - Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1835 - Holmes, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Mar 1899 - Champaign, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Liberty, Logan, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Bontrager Sr. John C Headstone
    Bontrager Sr. John C Headstone

  • Source Citations

    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, John Bontrager, Sr.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20210230/john-bontrager
      Bontrager Sr. John C Headstone
      Bontrager Sr. John C Headstone


    2. [S541] Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014 Document
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014 Document