Miclida Lentz1

F, #1250, b. 1833, d. 21 January 1914
Last Edited=7 Mar 2008
     Miclida Lentz, daughter of Israel Lentz and Catherine Lentz, was born in 1833 at near Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.2 Miclida Lentz was the daughter of Israel Lentz and Catherine Lentz.1,2

Miclida Lentz married William Bottenfield, son of Rev. Samuel Bottenfield and Margaret Mitchell, on 27 November 1851 at Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio, From Will Book #1, page 314 - Israel Lentz - "to Mackliddie Bottenfield, my daughter, wife of William Bottenfield."

In William Bottenfield's Civil War Pension Records there are a number of letters from family and friends attesting to the fact that Miclida and William were married and had not been married previously nor had she remarried after his death in 1886. Both David Lentz and Silena Gano attested that they had known Miclida for over 50 years and that they had both been present at the marriage.

In those same records, both David M. Stine and James Elrod attested that they had been acquainted with both William and Miclida for 40 to 50 years and knew that they had never been married to anyone else, nor had she remarried following William's death.1,2,3
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Miclida Lentz appeared on the United States census of 1860 in the household of William Bottenfield at Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.4

Miclida Lentz appeared on the United States census of 25 June 1870 in the household of William Bottenfield at Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.5 Miclida Lentz is mentioned in the will of Israel Lentz circa 1874.1

Miclida Lentz appeared on the United States census of 1880 in the household of William Bottenfield at Perry Township, Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.6

After William Bottenfield's death, a number of people attested to the pension board that Miclida had no income except from that of her own labor, that she had only the property in Antioch, which was valued at $160 for taxation and was worth $200. She did continue to receive payment on William's Civil War pension.7

In 1890, Miclida Lentz appeared on the Monroe County, Ohio, Veteran's Census, at Perry Township, Monroe County, Ohio, listed as widow of William Bottenfield.8

In 1910, Miclida Lentz appeared on the United States Census, at Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.9

Miclida Lentz died on 21 January 1914 at near Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.2,3 and was buried at Rw 10 Lentz Family Cemetery, Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.2

Children of Miclida Lentz and William Bottenfield

Citations

  1. [S61] Catharine Foreaker Fedorchak, compiler, Monroe County Ohio Genealogical Records (Catharine Foreaker Fedorchak: Monroe County Genealogical Society, 1960 - 1986), Volume 14, page 149.. Hereinafter cited as Monroe County Genealogical Records.
  2. [S63] Ruth Dougherty Hogue, compiler, Perry Township Gleanings and Cemetery Inscriptions Monroe County, Ohio (Ohio: Monroe County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 1935), p. 42.. Hereinafter cited as Perry Township Gleanings.
  3. [S217] Civil War Military Service Records, National Archives (Washington, D.C.: U.S.Government), William Bottenfield's Civil War Pension Records.. Hereinafter cited as Military Service Records.
  4. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Antich, Monroe County, Ohio, p. 21B, family 93, merchant.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio, page 16, line 34.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Antioch, Perry Township, Monroe County, Ohio, p. 549A, family 8, Teamster.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S217] Civil War Military Service Records, National Archives (Washington, D.C.: U.S.Government). Hereinafter cited as Military Service Records.
  8. [S107] 1890 Ohio State Census; digital image by subscription, State of Ohio http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. Photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio, p. 161B, family 19.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.