Amos James Bontrager

Male 1826 - 1899  (73 years)
Person ID: I37310 


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  • Name Amos James Bontrager  [1
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 20 Apr 1826  Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Oct 1899  Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Yoder Amish Cemetery, Yoder, Reno, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings
     1. Maria Borntrager (ID:I37308),   b. 14 Nov 1808, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1896, Newberry, Greene, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Veronica Fanny Bontrager (ID:I37309),   b. 21 Sep 1803, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1887, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Christian Bontrager (ID:I37311),   b. 16 Jan 1816, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1907, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Barbara Bontrager (ID:I37312),   b. 21 Jul 1819, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1902, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Joseph Bontrager (ID:I37321),   b. 4 Aug 1811, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1908  (Age 96 years)
     6. John J. Bontrager (ID:I37322),   b. 10 Mar 1805, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1891, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Gertrude Bontrager (ID:I37461),   b. 29 Jan 1814, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1891, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. Margaret Bontrager (ID:I55399),   b. 23 Jan 1807, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1882, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F28282 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John J. Bontrager (ID:I37318),   b. 3 Oct 1781, Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1856, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Barbara Johns (ID:I37302),   b. 22 Jan 1782, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1870, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Dec 1802  Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    Family 1

    Family ID: F28408 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 7 Jan 2021   
    Wife 1 Lydia Ann Miller (ID:I37462),   b. 21 Jul 1828, Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1898, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1849  [1
    Children 
      1. Catherine Bontrager (ID:I37469),   b. 1851, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
      2. Gertrude A. Bontrager (ID:I37468),   b. 12 Jun 1851, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1901, Haven, Reno, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
      3. Isaac A. Bontrager (ID:I37470),   b. 29 Jan 1853, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1904, Custer, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
      4. Barbara A. Bontrager (ID:I37471),   b. 21 Nov 1854, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1918, Reno, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
      5. John A. Bontrager (ID:I37465),   b. 5 Oct 1856, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
      6. Elias A. "Eli" Bontrager (ID:I37473),   b. 16 Dec 1861, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1956, Fairview, Oscoda, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
      7. David Amos Bontrager (ID:I37463),   b. 30 Dec 1864, Shipshewana, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1947, Rural, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
      8. Lydia Bontrager (ID:I37464),   b. 15 Mar 1867, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1924  (Age 57 years)
      9. Abner A. Bontrager (ID:I37467),   b. 19 Feb 1870, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Black Hawk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)

    Family 2

    Family ID: F28409 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 7 Jan 2021   
    Children 
      1. Rosa Ann Bontrager (ID:I37466),   b. 10 Mar 1850, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1922, Reno, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1826 - Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1899 - Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Yoder Amish Cemetery, Yoder, Reno, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S905] Marriage Notice or Record, Source number: 5314.001; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1.

    2. [S905] Marriage Notice or Record, Source number: 432.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: RD1.