Minnie Missouri Wentz

January 1883–18 September 1964 (Age 81)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Minnie Missouri

Minnie Missouri Wentz was born in January 1883, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Delphi E Bortner on 16 November 1899, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 18 September 1964, in Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Delphi E Bortner
Minnie Missouri Wentz
Marriage: 16 November 1899

Spouse and Children

16 November 1899
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 22

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner, or, especially in eastern regions, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Minnie Missouri Wentz - Individual or family possessions: death: 18 September 1964; West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

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