Joseph Bontrager

Joseph Bontrager

Male 1811 - 1908  (96 years)
Person ID: I37321  Sharon Vitter's Relative


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  • Name Joseph Bontrager  [1, 2
    Born 4 Aug 1811  Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1908  Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Forks Cemetery, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings
     1. Veronica Bontrager (ID:I37309),   b. 22 Sep 1803, Somerset, 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)
     2. 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)
     3. Margaret Bontrager (ID:I55399),   b. 23 Jan 1807,   d. 20 Jul 1882, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Maria Borntrager (ID:I37308),   b. 14 Nov 1808,   d. 24 Aug 1896, Newberry, Greene, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Gertrude Bontrager (ID:I37461),   b. 29 Jan 1814,   d. 8 Jan 1891, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Christian Bontrager (ID:I37311),   b. 16 Jan 1816,   d. 16 Mar 1907, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Barbara Bontrager (ID:I37312),   b. 21 Jul 1819,   d. 7 Jun 1902, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Amos James Bontrager (ID:I37310),   b. 20 Apr 1826,   d. 24 Oct 1899, Lagrange, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F28282 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John J. Bontrager (ID:I37318),   b. 3 Oct 1781, (Before 17 Apr 1795 Somerset County, Pennsylvania was part of Bedford County), 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  [3

    Family

    Family ID: F36165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Barbara Yoder (ID:I47516),   b. 10 Apr 1811, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1888, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1832  Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
      1. Elizabeth Bontrager (ID:I55469),   b. 8 May 1833, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1851, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
      2. Christian Borntreger (ID:I55474),   b. 28 Aug 1834, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1912, Reno, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
      3. Barbara Bontrager (ID:I55475),   b. 21 Feb 1836, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1864, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
      4. John E. Bontrager (ID:I55470),   b. 9 Oct 1837, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1930, Shipshewana, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
      5. David Bontrager (ID:I55473),   b. 7 Aug 1839, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1850, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
      6. Eli N. Bontrager (ID:I36951),   b. 2 Feb 1842, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1930, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
      7. Susanna Bontrager (ID:I55471),   b. 1 Apr 1844, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1872, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
      8. Joseph E. Bontrager (ID:I55482),   b. 23 Apr 1846, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1934, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
      9. Daniel E. Bontrager (ID:I55485),   b. 19 Sep 1849, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1925, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
      10. Reuben E. Bontrager (ID:I55484),   b. 13 Jul 1852, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1947, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
      11. Magdalena Bontrager (ID:I55472),   b. 29 Sep 1854, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1931  (Age 76 years)
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Aug 1811 - Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Mar 1832 - Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Apr 1908 - Elkhart, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forks Cemetery, Lagrange, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S541] Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014 Document
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014 Document


    2. [S1251] Find A Grave, Joseph Borntreger.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73519407/joseph-borntreger

    3. [S905] Marriage Records, Source number: 432.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: RD1.