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Re: Canfield-Logan-Wentz-Zigler-Obert-Neujahr
Posted by: Phyllis Jean Bryant (nee Francies (ID *****0809) Date: October 13, 2009 at 21:53:01
In Reply to: Re: Canfield-Logan-Wentz-Zigler-Obert-Neujahr by Sheila Goff of 1696

How are you related?
Ella is my great-grandaunt.

Ella J Logan
b. May 1866, DeKalb County, Illinois
Ella m. Wallace Canfield, after 01 Jun 1885, York County, Nebraska
Had four children: Jay D Canfield (b 16 May 1886), Chester Harrison Canfield (b 10 Sep 1888), Floyd E Canfield (b 27 Dec 1890), and Florence Mildred Canfield (b 29 May 1893)
Wallace died 29 Apr 1893, Hampton, Hamilton County, Nebraska

Ella m. Jacob Andrew Wentz, 1898, Bradshaw, York County, Nebraska
Had two children: Letta Wentz (b 1901) and Gerald Wentz (b 23 Jul 1903)
Died before 1910, Orville, Hamilton County, Nebraska

Notes for Jacob Andrew Wentz:
Lived in Cawker Township, Mitchell County, KS in 1885

Jacob Andrew Wentz, 35, born July 1864 PA, wife Ella, 34, born May 1866 IL, and step children J. D. Canfield 14, Chester H. Canfield 11, Floyd E. Canfield 9, and Florence Canfield 7, were living Orville, Hamilton Co., Nebraska in 1900. Jacob remarried in 1911 to Nellie Belle Hayes, Hastings, NE. The marriage ended in divorce before 1919.

Jacob Andrew Wentz, 35, born July 1864 PA, wife Ella, 34, born May 1866 IL, and step children J. D. Canfield 14, Chester H. Canfield 11, Floyd E. Canfield 9, and Florence Canfield 7, were living Orville, Hamilton Co., Nebraska in 1900. Jacob remarried in 1911 to Nellie Belle Hayes, Hastings, NE. The marriage ended in divorce before 1919. Jacob Andrew Wentz died March 9, 1922 Hastings, Nebraska.

1920 Federal Census, township of Blaine, incorporated place Hastings, Adams Co. NE, Mary Wentz Rupke Bauer Thurs Anderson, age 63, was shown living with new husband, Harm Anderson (sometimes noted as Andersson), age 76, born in Finland, who came to the US in 1868, naturalized in 1880, and her son Louis J. Bauer, age 36, born WI, and wife Hannah Bauer, age 18, born NE. Mary's son, Louis J. Bauer, was working as a repairman for the railroad. In the same census household, would be Mary's brother, Jacob Wentz, age 55, married, and his two children, son Herald Wentz, age 17, single, born NE, and daughter, Letta Wentz, age 19, single, born NE. There was no mention of Jacob Wentz wife at this residence. Jacob Wentz was working as a fireman for the railroad.




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