1. Catharine Sechrist

History and Biography of Catharine Sechrist & Peter Sentz

Catharine Sechrist was the 2nd child and daughter of Francis Sechrist and Veronica Feiser.  She was born on January 17, 1762 in York County and was baptized on May 16, 1762 at Trinity Reformed Church in York, York County, PA.

Sometime around 1785, Catharine married Peter Sentz.  In 1788, Peter took out a land warrant for 130 acres in Windsor Twp and in 1793 when it was surveyed it was for 155 acres and the survey stated it was in Hopewell (now North Hopewell) Twp.  The property was just to the east, northeast of land owned by Francis Sechrist and his three sons John, Michael and William.  According to Peter’s estate records, Catharine and Peter were the parents of six children.  They were named Peter, John, Mary, Catharine, Jacob and Henry.  Peter died around 1797 based upon his estate records, Catharine date of death is unknown

Catharine Sechrist born January 17, 1762 in York County, PA, baptized May 16, 1762 at Trinity Reformed Church in York, York County, PA and died unknown.  She married Peter Sentz born January 18, 1751 and died about 1797 in York County, PA.

Children and Grandchildren of Catharine Sechrist and her husband Peter Sentz:

  1. Peter Sentz born October 6, 1784 in York County, PA, baptized November 6, 1784 in York County, PA at Blymire’s Church in York Township, York County, PA and died unknown.  He married Nancy Silk born July 25, 1791 in Maryland, baptized at Saint James and Johns Parish in Baltimore, MD and died unknown.
    1. Peter Sentz born January 1819 in York County, PA, died July 29, 1900 in York County, PA and buried at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in York County, PA.  He married Susan Waltemeyer.
    2. Mary Sentz born June 1821 in York County, PA, died June 9, 1909 in York County, PA and buried at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in York County, PA
    3. Agnes Nancy Sentz born October 12, 1825 in York County, PA, died February 12, 1899 in York County, PA and buried at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in York County, PA.  She married John Snyder born December 17, 1814 in York County, PA, died November 21, 1904 in York County, PA and buried at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in York County, PA.
    4. Catharine Sentz born September 1828 in York County, PA and died October 25, 1910 in York County, PA.  She married John Silk born April 1833 in PA and died March 4, 1904 in York County, PA
    5. Elizabeth Sentz born February 2, 1832 in York County, PA, died July 2, 1899 in York County, PA and buried at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in York County, PA.  She married Oliver Hannigan born December 23, 1830, died April 29, 1900 in York County, PA and buried at Cross Roads United Methodist Church in York County, PA.
  2. John Sentz born May 31, 1786 in York County, Pa, baptized July 31, 1786 at Blymire’s Church in York Township, York County, PA and died in 1832 in Richland County, OH.  He married Mary Ann Lewis on August 10, 1810 at Trinity Reformed Church in York, York County, PA.  She was born on May 11, 1785 in Baltimore, MD and died December 5, 1850 in Richland County, OH.
    1. Catherine Sentz born October 9, 1812 in York County, PA, died August 15, 1886 in Barry County, MI and buried at Striker Cemetery in Barry County, MI.  She married Peter Layman born January 23, 1795 in York County, PA and died July 6, 1877 in MI
    2. Elizabeth Sentz born January 26, 1814 in York County, PA, died March 28, 1888 in Richland County, OH and buried at Zion Cemetery in Richland County, OH.  She married Henry Secrist born February 18, 1817 in PA, died February 14, 1899 in Richland County, OH and buried at Zion Cemetery in Richland County, OH.
    3. Mary Sentz born December 25, 1815 in York County, PA, died November 28, 1893 in  Clark County, OH and buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Clark County, OH.  She married Henry Ruhl born June 12, 1813 in York County, PA, died January 9, 1903 in  Clark County, OH and buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Clark County, OH
    4. Daniel Sentz born about 1822 in York County, PA and died April 7, 1878 in Paulding County, OH.  He married Jane Elston born about 1831 in OH and died June 17, 1912 in Paulding, OH
    5. Charles Sentz born about 1825 in York County, PA
    6. Henry Sentz born March 9, 1827 in York County, PA, died August 25, 1898 in Barry County, MI and buried at Striker Cemetery in Barry County, MI. He married Mary Layman born February 21, 1833 in York County, PA, died August 8, 1918 in Barry County, MI and buried at Striker Cemetery in Barry County, MI
  3. Mary Sentz born August 27, 1788 in York County, PA, baptized November 8, 1788 at Blymire’s Church in York Twp, York County, PA and died around 1827 in York County, PA.  She married Philip Grim on August 14, 1810 at Trinity Reformed Church in York, York County, PA.  He was born March 20, 1786 in York County, PA, died December 31, 1875 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA
    1. Catharine Grim born April 24, 1811 in York County, PA, baptized June 16, 1811 at Blymire’s Church in York Twp, York County, PA and died unknown
    2. Daniel Grim born about 1814 in York County, PA, died January 27, 1889 in York County, PA and buried at Zion United Methodist Church in Windsor Twp, York County, PA.  He married Nancy Brose born July 17, 1822 in York County, Pa, died September 25, 1892 in York County, PA and buried at Zion United Methodist Church in Windsor Twp, York County, PA
    3. Elizabeth Grim born February 6, 1817 in York County, PA, died September 10, 1889 in York County, PA and buried at Winterstown United Brethren Cemetery in York County, PA.  She married John Strayer born March 18, 1816 in York County, PA, died December 23, 1886 in York County, PA and buried at Winterstown United Brethren Cemetery in York County, PA
    4. Mary Grim born July 16, 1820 in York County, PA, died March 22, 1906 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  She married Daniel Flinchbaugh born March 21, 1815 in York County, PA, died December 18, 1875 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.
    5. Sarah Grim born July 23, 1823 in York County, PA, died August 5, 1909 in York County, PA and buried Saint Lukes Lutheran Cemetery in York County, PA.  She married George Stermer born July 6, 1810 in York County, PA, died June 16, 1880 in York County, PA and buried Saint Luke’s Lutheran Cemetery in York County, PA.
    6. Susan Grim born June 17, 1826 in York County, PA, died January 9, 1916 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  She married Adam Sechrist born October 27, 1825 in York County, PA, died October 2, 1881 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.
  4. Catharine Sentz born April 1, 1791 in York County, PA, baptized June 19, 1791 at Christ Lutheran Church in York, York County, PA, died June 13, 1870 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN.  She married Michael Kunkel born February 12, 1784 in York County, PA and died August 7, 1846 in Crawford County, OH
    1. Michael Kunkel born September 21, 1816 in York County, PA, died May 7, 1886 in Wells County, IN and buried at Fairview Cemetery in Wells County, IN.  He married Mary Kleinknight born December 23, 1827 in PA, died February 27, 1913 in Wells County, IN and buried at Fairview Cemetery in Wells County, IN.
    2. Eliza Kunkel born July 26, 1818 in York County, PA, died October 30, 1894 in Crawford County, OH and buried at Middletown Cemetery in Crawford County, OH..  She married Daniel Monesmith born May 1, 1817 in PA, died July 7, 1892 in Crawford County, OH and buried at Middletown Cemetery in Crawford County, OH.
    3. Samuel Kunkle born August 25, 1820 in York County, PA, died May 1, 1915 in Adams County, IN and buried at Decatur Cemetery in Adams County, IN.  He married Martha Dorwin born July 24, 1824 in Richland County, OH, died February 6, 1902 and buried at Decatur Cemetery in Adams County, IN.
    4. Lydia Kunkel born June 5, 1823 in York County, PA, died February 4, 1897 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN.  She married David Gilliland born August 6, 1816 in OH, died April 28, 1897 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN.
    5. Matilda Kunkel born June 4, 1828 in Crawford County, OH, died August 7, 1911 in Livingston County IL and buried at Forrest Twp Cemetery in Livingston County, IL.  She married Andrew Miller born February 4, 1829 in OH, died February 19, 1915  in Livingston County IL and buried at Forrest Twp Cemetery in Livingston County, IL.
    6. Mary Kunkel born January 16, 1831 in Crawford County, OH, died March 9, 1913 in Defiance County, OH and buried at Six Corners Cemetery in Defiance County, OH.  She married Amos Warner born October 19, 1826 in OH, died June 4, 1911 in Defiance County, OH and buried at Six Corners Cemetery in Defiance County, OH.
    7. Nancy Kunkel born July 28, 2832 in Crawford County, OH, died October 4, 1893 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN.  She married Henry Miller born March 10, 1827 in OH, died December 6, 1876 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN
    8. Christiana Kunkel born about 14 in Crawford County, OH.
    9. Rebecca Kunkel born November 15, 1836 in Crawford County, OH, died December 25, 1920 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN.  She married John Wasson born December 18, 1831 in Stark County, OH, died June 26, 1897 in Wells County, IN and buried at Murray Cemetery in Wells County, IN.
  5. Jacob Sentz born January 1, 1794 in York County, PA, baptized January 3, 1794 at Blymire’s Church in York Twp, York County, PA, died February 27, 1879 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Dutch Bethel Evangelical Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.  He married Susanna Shuman born July 27, 1798 in MD, died February 23, 1877 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Dutch Bethel Evangelical Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.
    1. Diana Sentz born about 1818 in York County, PA, died June 11, 1849 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Fry Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.  She married Samuel Overdorff born July 2, 1823 in York County, PA, died November 10, 1874 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Fry Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.
    2. Susan Sentz born about 1819 in York County, PA
    3. Sarah Sentz born May 7, 1821 in York County, PA, died May 10, 1909 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Fry Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.  She married Amos Motter born April 7, 1823 in PA, died June 4, 1900 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Fry Cemetery in Indiana County, PA
    4. Mahala Sentz born July 26, 1832 in Indiana County, PA, died March 12, 1917 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Armagh Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.  She married John McNutt.
    5. Eliza Sentz born May 12, 1837 in Indiana County, PA, died June 28, 1912 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Brush Valley Methodist Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.  She married Michael Mock born January 20, 1834 in PA, died December 16, 1905 in Indiana County, PA and buried at Brush Valley Methodist Cemetery in Indiana County, PA.
  6. Henry Sentz born October 24, 1797 in York County, PA, died August 9, 1881 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  He married Lydia Tyson born August 6, 1809 in York County, PA, died July 23, 1868 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  (Family is also listed under the page for Jacob Tyson, since Lydia is Jacob’s daughter)
    1. Catherine Sentz born January 29, 1831 in York County, PA, died December 29, 1894 in York County, PA and buried at Shaffer Family Cemetery in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  She married John Shaffer born December 1, 1813 in York County, PA, died May 4, 1875 in York County, PA and buried at Shaffer Family Cemetery in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA
    2. Elizabeth Sentz born July 10, 1833 in York County, PA, died August 10, 1908 in York County, PA and buried at Blymire’s Church in York Twp, York County, PA.  She married John Flinchbaugh born July 3, 1819 in York County, PA, died November 1, 1916 in York County, PA and buried at Blymire’s Church in York Twp, York County, PA
    3. Lydia Sentz born December 6, 1834 in York County, PA, died April 4, 1913 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  She married Joseph Sechrist born December 12, 1818 in York County, PA, died May 27, 1899 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.
    4. Jacob Sentz born February 25, 1836 in York County, PA, died October 30, 1920 in York County, PA and buried at Locust Grove Cemetery in Windsor Twp, York County, PA.  He married Elizabeth Hursh born October 19, 1841 in York County, PA, died January 28, 1916 in York County, PA and buried at Locust Grove Cemetery in Windsor Twp, York County, PA
    5. Sarah Sentz born June 26, 1839 in York County, PA, died November 23, 1914 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  She married William Stabley born May 9, 1831 in York County, PA, died February 8, 1892 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA
    6. John Sentz born January 14, 1841 in York County, PA, died May 11, 1901 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  He married Susan Shenberger born October 17, 1841 in York County, PA, died December 17, 1922 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA
    7. Henry Sentz born June 1, 1843 in York County, PA, died February 4, 1916 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  He married Elizabeth Mitzel born February 14, 1842 in York County, PA, died September 1, 1909 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA
    8. Amanda Sentz born July 12, 1846 in York County, PA, died July 21, 1935 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA
    9. Benjamin Sentz born October 14, 1850 in York County, PA, died September 5, 1935 in York County, PA and buried at in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  He married Henrietta Haney born January 8, 1854 in York County, PA, died June 27, 1936 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA

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