Frederick Mentzer

15 August 1808–2 March 1892 (Age 83)
Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick

When Frederick Mentzer was born on 15 August 1808, in Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Mentzer, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Bonebrake, was 33. He married Dorothy Monn about 1829, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklin Twp, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 2 March 1892, in Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Mentzer
1808–1892
Dorothy Monn
1808–1896
Marriage: about 1829
Abraham Mentzer
1830–1914
Jacob Mentzer
1832–
Obed Mentzer
1834–1868
Joseph Josiah Mentzer
1836–1893
Samuel Franklin Mentzer
1842–1914
Elizabeth Mentzer
1845–1937
Daniel B. Mentzer
1846–1913
Leah Mentzer
1849–

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 4
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 4
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 22
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1353;2007: 2499; 2010: 3410)German: habitational name with the agent suffix -er, either from Mainz, earlier Mentz, derived from the medieval Latin name Mogontia (from Latin Mogontiacum, probably from the Celtic personal name Mogontios); or from Menz in Brandenburg and Saxony.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Menz
Menzer
Mencer

Sources (7)

  • Frederick Mentzer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred'K Mentzer in entry for Daniel Mentzer, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Frederick Mentzer, "United States Census, 1860"

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