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Marten(s), Martin, Maden, Bantes. McHenry>Cook Co. 1850s
Posted by: Diane G (ID *****4858) Date: October 31, 2002 at 06:51:02
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Johann MARTEN, MARTIN, aka MADEN, aka Martin MARTENS,
Catharina BANTES, (aka BANTAS, BANTUS )

Church records show the above living in McHenry Co., IL in 1853 (originally from Germany). By the 1870 census they are living in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.
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Johann MARTEN, married Catharina BANTES
September 29, 1853
St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Johnsburg, IL (McHenry County)
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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Johnsburg, McHenry County, Illinois

Baptismal Records:

parents: Johann MARTIN & Catharina BANTES
daughter: Elizabeth MARTIN, b. 22 Sept 1855

*parents: Johann MADEN & Catharina BANTES
son: Nicolaus MADEN, b. 15 Oct 1856
(*The 1880 John Martin census shows a son Nick, age 24. I wonder if this baptismal entry is wrong, and this Nicolaus is possibly the son of John Martin and Catharina.???)

parents: Johann MARTIN & Catharina BANTES
son: Joseph MARTIN, b. 11 Apr 1858

parents: Johann MARTEN & Catharina BANTES
daughter: Antonette, b. 18 Jan 1862

*parents: Martin MARTENS & Catharina BANTES
son: Matthias MARTENS, b. 26 Apr 1864
(*The 1880 John Martin census shows a son Mathew, age 16. I wonder if this baptismal entry is wrong, and this Matthias is possibly the son of John Martin and Catharina.???)

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1860 Census
Dorr Township (McHenry County-Woodstock, IL)

MARTIN, John 42, Brewer, GER
Catherine (maiden name BANTES), 25, GER
Mary, 6, IL
Elizabeth, 5, IL
Michael, 4, IL (or possibly Nicolas, Mathias, or Mathew)
Joseph, 3, IL
Mary, 7 months, IL (she is Mary Ann, my Great Grandmother who married Peter DUB)
Also living with this family:
FULTON, William, 14, ENG
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1860 census
McHenry Township (McHenry County, IL)

BANTUS, Stephen, 45 Farmer, GER
Anonetti, 38, GER
John, 22, Farmer, GER
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1870 Chicago, IL, Census,
Ward: 6, Roll: 210, Page: 319

Johann MARTIN 52 M, W, Bavaria
Catherina 36 F (maiden name BANTES)
Elizabeth 15 F
Nicholas 14 M (? or Michael, or Mathias, or Mathew)
Joseph 13 M
Mary Ann 12 F
Antonette 10 F
? 7 M
? Mary 6 F
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Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, 1880
Source: FHL Film 1254187 National Archives Film T9-0187 Page 322D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
occupation, Father's birthplace, Mother's birthplace

John MARTIN Self M M W 63 BAY.
Occ: Watchman Fa: BAY. Mo: BAY.

Kate MARTIN Wife F M W 45 PRU. (Kate is Catherina, maiden name BANTES)
Occ: Keeping House Fa: PRU. Mo: PRU.

Nick MARTIN Son M S W 24 IL
Occ: Work In Lard Factory Fa: BAY. Mo: PRU.

Antonetta MARTIN Dau F S W 18 IL
Occ: Work In Lard Factory Fa: BAY. Mo: PRU.

Mathew MARTIN Son M S W 16 IL
Occ: Work In Ham House Fa: BAY. Mo: PRU.

Kate BOYCE Dau F S W 7 IL
Occ: At School

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www.familysearch.org
shows two census records for 1880 in their online records.

Census Place: Burton, McHenry, IL
FHL film 1254228
NA Film: T9-0228
Page Number 50B

Leonard BANTAS, self, Married, Male, W, 39, Prussia, Peddler, F born Prussia, M born Purssia
Catherine, Wife, M, F, 33, Prussia, Keeps House Pru, Pru, Pru
Mary Bantas, dau, S, F, W, 12 IL, at home, Pru, Pru
Ann, dau, S, F, W, 10, IL, at home, Pru, Pru
Mary A., dau, S, F, W, 8, IL, at home, Pru, Pru
John, son, S, M, W, 6, IL, at home, Pru, Pru
Peter, son, S, M, W, 4, IL, at home, Pru, Puru
Stephen, son, S, M, W, 2, IL, at home, Pru, Pru
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1880 Census Place, Mchenry, McHenry, IL
FHL film: 1254228
NA Film Number: T9-0228
Page Number: 227D

John BANTUS, self, Married, Male, W, 69, Prus, Farmer Prus, Prus
Maria, wife, M, F, W, 68, keeping house, Prus, Prus
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