Daniel Werntz

13 June 1799–30 January 1881 (Age 81)
Strasburg Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel Werntz was born on 13 June 1799, in Strasburg Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel "David" Werntz, was 27 and his mother, Christina Schneider, was 22. He married Juliana Stevenson on 18 January 1825, in Brickerville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 30 January 1881, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Werntz
Rosina Rosanna Fondersmith
Marriage: about 1833
Ann Elizabeth Werntz
Anna Maria Werntz
Charles Werntz
Hennetta Werntz
Samuel Werntz
Cecelia Werntz

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1833Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 13
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 22
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a short form of the personal name Werner .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Daniel Werntz, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Daniel Werntz in entry for Daniel I Leman and Ann Maria Werntz, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Danl Werntz, "United States Census, 1870"

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