Maryland Family Group Sheet for the Samuel H. MENTZER Family

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Submitted by: William Mentzer
Email address: wmentzer@att.net

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Husband: Samuel H. MENTZER    1,2,3,4,5,6
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Birthdate: 27 Jan 1822    Leitersburg District, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 26 Sep 1901    Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland7,8,9
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland
Occupation: Teacher, Sawyer, Cooper, Coachmaker, Market Gardener
Father: John Mentzer (1795-1874)
Mother: Katherine Beaver (1794-1881)
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Marriage: 13 Nov 1843  10
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Wife: Julian HARTMAN    11
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Birthdate: 26 Apr 1821    Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 7 Dec 1892    Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland12
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland
Father: Benjamin Hartman (1788-1852)
Mother: Judith Leiter (1791-1874)
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Children:
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1 M: Charles (Joseph Campbell) Mentzer 13,14,15
Birthdate: 13 May 1861 Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 3 Dec 1921 Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland16,17
Spouse: Virginia Irvin, GG Grandmother
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2 F: Sarah A. E. (Sadie) Mentzer
Birthdate: 16 Dec 1847 Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 28 Oct 1920
Spouse: Lewis Benton Leiter
Marriage: 3 Jan 1865
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3 F: Catherine Amelia Mentzer
Birthdate: 6 Jun 1847 Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 10 Jun 1921
Spouse: Veniah T. Meredith
Marriage: 1 Dec 1870
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4 F: Margaret (Maggie) M. Mentzer
Birthdate: 1861 Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 7 Apr 1908
Spouse: Harry H. Schmidt (Smith)
Marriage: 27 Jul 1891 Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
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5 F: Florentine Rebecca (Bessie F.) Mentzer
Birthdate: 12 Oct 1850 Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 27 Nov 1929
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6 F: Lula Frances (Lola Lucy) Mentzer
Birthdate: 8 Feb 1854 Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 5 Aug 1855 Washington County, Maryland, USA
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7 M: James Albert Mentzer
Birthdate: 14 Mar 1856 Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death date: 27 Nov 1909 Baltimore
Spouse: Georgia
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8 M: Samuel Curtis Mentzer
Birthdate: 26 Dec 1858
Death date: 28 Aug 1930
Spouse: Alice Elizabeth Irvin
Marriage: 2 Jul 1884 Residence of the bride's sister
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Notes for Samuel H. Mentzer
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History of Leitersburg District by H. Bell published 1898

Pp 231-232
Samuel Mentzer was born in Leitersburg District, January 27, 1822, the son of
John and Catherine (Beaver) Mentzer. He was reared in his native District and
obtained a common school education. After teaching one term at the local school
he located at Ringgold, Md, in 1843; here he resided until 1856 and was
successively engaged in butchering, merchandising, and coach making. He was then
employed for ten years as a cooper at the mill north of Leitersburg owned by his
brother, Daniel Mentzer. In 1866 he located at Hagerstown, where he has since
been engaged in business as a market gardener. In 1842 he married Julia,
daughter of Benjamin and Judith (Leiter) Hartman, and their children are James
A,; Samuel C.; Joseph C.; Sarah E., wife of Louis Leiter; Catherine A., wife of
Veniah Meredith; Bessie F. ;Margaret M., wife of Harry Smith, and Lola Lucy,
deceased. Mr. Mentzer is a Democrat in politics and a member of the Lutheran
Church.

Thomson's Mercantile and Professional Directory, Maryland -1851-1852
General Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, &c.
Kissel & Mentzer, Leitersburg.
Trittle & Mentzer. Smithsburg.
(The above could refer to Samuel or his brother Daniel. Trittle is actually
Tritle, refering to Jacob Tritle husband of their sister Sarah)

Breed Publishing Company
Directory of the Western Maryland Railroad 1892, from Baltimore to Williamsport
Hagerstown, Page 88
Mentzer Samuel, gardener, 44 Wayside av

Hagerstown Herald and Torch Light, 3 Oct 1866, Page 2
Names of Persons Registered as Qualified Voters in the 3rd Election District of
Washington County
Mentzer, Samuel M.

The Herald And Torch Light (Hagerstown, Maryland) > 1870 > June > 15
Samuel Mentzer complimented and thanked for providing strawberries.

The Herald And Torch Light (Hagerstown, Maryland) > 1871 > November > 22
Samuel Mentzer commenced building 60x30' warehouse, first three stories of stone,
on Potomac st for George Harris and Frederick McComas

Hagerstown Herald and Torch Light, 12 Aug 1874, Page 3
Advertised for sale or rent, 16 acres with brick house and frame stable, located
on the Leitersburg Turnpike opposite East Hagerstown Station of the Western
Maryland RR. Ad ran through 20 Jan 1875.

Hagerstown Herald and Torch Light, 18 Aug 1875, Page 2
Samuel Mentzer purchased use of vegetable stand #24 for $6.00, good from 1 Sep
1875 to 4 Apr 1876.

Hagerstown Herald and Torch Light, 10 Apr 1878, Page 2
Samuel Mentzer purchased use of provision stall #24 for $6.10

Hagerstown Herald and Torch Light, 12 Apr 1882,
Samuel Mentzer purchased use of provision stall for $6.50

Sheriff & Taylor's Chambersburg and Hagerstown directory, including Waynesboro,
for 1884-5
Mentzer Samuel, gardner Wayside av e of Potomac

Randall's General Directory of Hagerstown 1893-94
Mentzer, Samuel gardner res 42 wayside

Randall's General Directory of Hagerstown 1895-96
Mentzer, Saml H gardner res 42 wayside

ID: wcjl142 Page #: 142
Creator: Office of the County Commissioners of Washington County, Hagerstown
Rights: Washington County Free Library
Date: 1877-1879
Collection Location: Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library
Original Size: 33 x 20 cms
Contributor: John L. Bickle
Subject: Jury--Maryland--Washington County--Registers; Court records--Maryland--
Washington County.
Coverage: Washington County, Maryland; 1877-1879
M.c./77 Mentzer, Samuel

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Sources
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1. 1860 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Leitersburg District, Page 305
Mentzer, Saml
Race: W
Age: 37
Value of Real Estate: 380
Value of Personal Estate: 500
Place of Birthdate: Maryland
Occupation: Sawyer
Mentzer, Julia 39 Maryland
" Sarah E. 14 Maryland
" Catherine 13 Maryland
" Florentine 11 Maryland
" James A. 4 Maryland
" Samuel 1 Maryland

2. 1870 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Hagerstown, P144-45
Mentzer, Saml
Race: W
Age: 48
Occupation: Gardener
Mentzer, Julian 48 Keeping House
" Sarah 25 ~ Servant
" Catherine 22 "
" Florence 20 "
" James 14 Farm Hand
" Maggie 9
" Charles 7

3. Daily Mail, Hagerstown, Maryland, "Obit."
4. 1850 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Ridgeville, Distrcit 1, page 272
Saml Menser 28 M Blacksmith MD
Julian " 29 F MD
Sarah A. E. " 4 F MD
Cath. A " 2 F MD
Florentine " 3/12 F MD
Barbara A. Martin 15 F MD
Jno P. Metz 17 M MD
Peter Bargdoll 18 M MD
Jno Ottelsberger 19 M Coach Maker PA
Jno H. Adams 20 M Coach (Framer?) MD
5. 1880 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Antietam, 17th Elec. Dist.
SD 3, ED163, Page 47

Samuel MENTZER Self 58 MD Laborer MD PA
Julian " Wife 58 MD Keeping House PA MD
Florence " Dau 28 MD Keeping House MD MD
Samuel C " Son 22 MD Laborer MD MD
Joseph C " Son 19 MD Laborer MD MD
Maggie M B " Dau 16 MD MD MD
James A " Son 25 MD Railroad Conductor MD MD
Georgia " Wife 23 VA GER VA

6. 1900 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Hagerstown, V43, ED 93, S10, L88
44 Wayside
Mentzer, Samuel Feb 1822
, Bessie Oct 1857
, Samuel Dec 1858
7. Washington County Maryland Cemetery Records, Vol. VII, Page 84
Rose Hill Cemetery, Section 1
Mentzer, Samuel b. 27 Jan 1822 d. 26 Sep 1901
8. "Samuel Mentzer," 26 Sep 1901, Washington County, Maryland, SR 3949,
 Microfilm, Maryland State Archives.
9. The Hagerstown Daily Mail, Hagerstown, MD, 26 Sep 1901, "Obituary."
Samuel Mentzer
Samuel Mentzer, a wellknown resident and gardner, died at his hame in Wayside
 avenue, of general debility, aged 80 years. He had been ill about three days
 and up until that time he had been going about as usual. Deceased was a
 regular attendant on market. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
 The survivors are the following children: Mrs. Lewis Leiter, Mrs. V. T.
 Meredith, Mrs. Harry Smith, this city; Miss Bessie, at home; Samuel and
 Joseph, this city; James of Baltimore; brothers, Lewis Mentzer, this city;
 Daniel, Edgemont; Christian, Williamsport. His wife died in 1893. The funeral
 will take place Saturday at 2 o'clock from the house, services by Rev. G. S.
 Bowers, interment in Rose Hill. Pallbearers are four grandsons, Edward, Roy,
 Frank Leiter, H. Lionel Meredith.
10. Marriages of Washington County, Vol II 1831-1860, Page 39
Compiled by Dale W. Morrow
Mentzer, Samuel H./Julia A. Hartman 11/13/43 c02
(c02= Minister - Conrad)
11. Hagerstown Mail, Hagerstown, Maryland, 8 Dec 1892, "Obituary."
Death of Mrs. Mentzer
Mrs. Julia Ann Mentzer residing on Wayside Avenue, died yesterday evening in
 the seventy-second year of her age, at about 5:30 p. m. Her death resulted
 from general debility. Mr. Samuel Mentzer, her husband, with four daughters
 and three sons are left to mourn her loss.
The daughters are Mrs. Leiter, Mrs. B. F. Meredith, Mrs. Maggie Smith, and
 Bessie; the sons are Samuel, Joseph and George.
The funeral will take place on Friday (to-morrow) at 2 p. m., services at the
 residence by Rev. Mr. Bateman, interment in Rose Hill. The pall bearers will
 be Peter Eshleman, Silas Beard, Judge Dunkle and John Shroder.
12. Washington County Maryland Cemetery Records, Vol. VII, Page 84
Rose Hill Cemetery, Section 1
Mentzer, Julian w/o Samuel Mentzer b. 26 Apr 1821 d. 7 Dec 1892
13. 1900 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Hagerstown
Vol 4 ED 89 Sheet 3B Line 58
Mentzer, Jos C.
Race: W
Birth Month: May
Birth Year: 1865
Age: 35
Street: Elizabeth
House Number: 58
Marital Status: D
Birth State: Maryland
Father's Birth State: Maryland
Mother's Birth State: Maryland
Occupation: RR Brakeman
Months not employed: 0

Living as boarder with Harbaugh, Frank I.

Harbaugh, Frank I. Head Aug 1869 RR Brakeman
" , Flora Wife Sep 1872
" , Archie F Son Dec 1890
" , David F. Bro Aug 1877 RR Fireman
Mentzer, Jos. C Boarder May 1865 RR Brakeman

Frank Harbaugh was a second cousin to J. C. Mentzer's first cousin J. Mary
 (Minnie) Mentzer's husband Harvey Luther Harbaugh.

14. "Irvin Derr Mentzer," 21 Oct 1942, Baltimore City, F 96875, CR 48263,
 Microfilm, Maryland State Archives.
15. 1910 Census, Washington County, Maryland, Hagerstown, ED 153, Sheet 1A
336 W Antietam St
Mentzer, Joseph 46 Conductor Steam Railroad
McHenry, Emma 53 Housekeeper
16. "Joseph C. Mentzer," 3 Dec 1921, Washington County, Maryland, SR 3074,
 19289, Microfilm, Maryland State Archives.
17. The Hagerstown Daily Mail, Hagerstown, MD, 3 Dec 1921, "Obituary."
Joseph C. Mentzer, died at 12:30 this morning at Bellevue, of complications,
 aged 50 years. He is survived by one son, Irving and a daughter, Hazel of
 Baltimore. Funeral announcements later.

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Last Modified: 23 Jan 2007
Created: 12 Mar 2009
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