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Kantners, 1660-1988, GER/PA/OH
Posted by: Kurt Pickering (ID *****4131) Date: September 25, 2003 at 11:24:31
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Here's a Pennsylvania Dutch line that may be of help to someone, starting with my maternal grandmother.

Grace Gladys Kantner
b 12 OCT 1896; Duchouquet Twp, Auglaize Co, OH
m Raymond Leslie Hodges 30 JAN 1915; Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH
d 8 OCT 1988; Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH

Frank Laurence Kantner
b 19 SEP 1859; Auglaize Co, OH
m1* Elizabeth Rachel Shifflet 17 SEP 1882; Auglaize Co, OH
CH John Jefferson, Clarence "Cap," Harvey, Maud Ethel, Amanda Oread, F. Roy, Mame, Grace Gladys
d 17 JUN 1936; Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH
*Frank, widowed in 1914, married at least twice more

John Martin Kantner
b 3 MAY 1834; Duchoequet Twp, Auglaize Co, OH
m Wilhelmena Huttus 25 MAY 1855; Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH
CH William H., Frank Laurence, Ed, Rachel (6 others d inf)
d 7 JUL 1917; Toledo, Lucas Co, OH

Martin Kantner
b 15 NOV 1810; Berks Co, PA
m Catharine Bechdolt 25 DEC 1831; Montgomery Co (now Auglaize Co), OH
CH John Martin, William, Mary, Roseann, Elizabeth, Martn V., George, Matilda, Rachel, Benjamin E., Perry, Elias, Hannah, Susan
d 23 MAR 1894; Duchoequet Twp, Auglaize Co, OH

Johannes (John) M. Kantner
b 10 JAN 1774; Brunswick Twp, Berks Co, PA
m OCT 1803; Berks Co, PA
CH Martin, George, Emanuel, Otilda, Absolon, Elias, Elizabeth, Susanna, Israel
d 7 MAR 1862; Pusheta Twp, Auglaize Co, OH

Jacob Kantner
b 1743; Brunswick Twp, Auglaize Co, OH
m Susanna Feit/Fey 1773; Strausstown, Berks Co, PA
CH UNK (other than Johannes)
d aft 6 JUN 1791

Johann Jacob Kantner
b 28 APR 1716; Hansweiler, Pfaltz, (now) GER
m Susanna Hubler c1742; Berks Co, PA
CH UNK (other than Jacob)
d bef 10 JUL 1757; Tuplehooken Twp, Berks Co, PA

Hans Jacob Gander
b 1694; Hansweiler, Pfaltz, (now) GER
m Anna Maria Catharine Lutz 27 NOV 1710; Waldmohr, Pfaltz, (now) GER
CH Johann Jacob, Johann George, Maria
d bef 1743; Berks Co, PA

Hanss Gander
b 1660; Hansweiler, Pfaltz, (now) GER
m Maria Catharina (maiden name unknown) 1684; Waldohr, Pfaltz, (now) GER
CH UNK (other than Hans Jacob)
d bef 3 JUL 1726; Hansweiler, Pfaltz, (now) GER

An author named John Gunter, I'm told, traces this line on to connect to that surname in Switzerland.

PS - The wonderfully French-named Ohio township these Germans populated is pronounced (by those who live there today, not by anyone who knows the first thing about French) duh-SHEE-kwit.

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