Stenger,  William

Stenger, William

Male 1755 - 1795  (40 years)

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  • Name Stenger, William  [1
    Born 25 Apr 1755  Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1795  Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28902  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Family Kesey, Nancy,   b. 1767, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850  (Age > 84 years) 
    Married 1780 
    Children 
     1. Stenger, Catherine,   b. 30 Apr 1793,   d. 10 Nov 1856  (Age 63 years)  []
     2. Stenger, George,   b. 04 Mar 1791, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1873, Loudon, Carroll, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
     3. Stenger, Mary,   b. 25 Apr 1782,   d. 01 Sep 1856  (Age 74 years)  []
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F10788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1755 - Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Oct 1795 - Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    William Stenger Story.ftms
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  • Notes 
    • Source: Research of John Jacob Arbaugh (1876-1972)

      William Stenger - son of Johann Georg and Christina Stenger, was born in Franklin Co., Pennsylvania and reared on the farm, He was married to Nancy Keze (Kesey) (Kaze), daughter of John and Mary Keze (Kesey)(Kaze) of Franklin Co., Penna. They were farmers, living on the plantation which his father owned in Peter's Township, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.

      However William was not permitted to continue for any great length of time, as on Oct. 22-1795 his widow Nancy asks the Court to appoint her father and William’s father to a administer William's estate. William Stenger life was cut short at the age of 40. He inherited a considerable amount of land from his father Johann Georg Stenger my 5th Great Grandfather. Three of his five children migrated to Ohio, with Nancy his wife who had remarried. His name is Daniel Ernst, she first settled in Harrison County, later moving to Carroll County, near Kilgore, Ohio.

      William is buried at Grindstone Hill Cemetery, near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The three children who came to Ohio with Thier mother were Mary, George and Catherine. The other two children George and William died at a young age. Note that there were two son's named George, my Great Great Great Grandfather George must of been named after his brother who died at birth. William's wife Nancy maiden name Keze has been found spelled different ways. She is buried at the Chambers Cemetery,
      Carrollton, Ohio.

  • Sources 
    1. [S669] Family Records of Valerie Ernst Locke, Valerie Ernst Locke.
      Daniel Earnst from Pennsylvania married Nancy Kesey. He was Nancy's second husband, her first being William Stenger. Daniel and Nancy were my fourth great grandparents. They migrated to Carroll County, Ohio. They are buried in the Champer Cemetery in Carroll County, Ohio. Daniel died between 1839-1840. Daniel and Nancy's daughter, Elizabeth, married Jacob Champer, and Daniel and Nancy's daughter, Susan, married David Champer, Jacob's brother. Jacob and David's father was Jacob Schample/Schamper.

      Their son, Daniel, married Susannah Harsh and were my third great grandparents. After Susannah died, Daniel married Caroline Burger/Burgett. They migrated to Union, Davis County, Iowa.

      Daniel and Susannah's son, William Earnst, married Hannah Vorhis. They migrated to Craig, Nebraska. Their son, William Ernst, married Eva Margaret McPherson. Their son, Ira Ernst, married Nettie Olive Enyeart. They were my paternal grandparents. Their son, Glenn Ernst, married Annabelle Stigers, and were my parents. They met in 1943 while Glenn was stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. After he got out of the Army, Glenn and Ann made their home in Louisville, Kentucky. My father died on August 3, 1962, and my mother (who never remarried), died on September 28, 2002. I am their only child.