1. Johann George1 Hantsch Sr.; See the memo for his son for the provenance for the Johann was born in 1690 at Ottendorf, Saxony, Germany.1 He died in Jan 1754 at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was buried in 1754 in Old Moravian Cemetery - Row VIII # 19, Bethlehem.4
He immigrated on the ship Little Strength arriving 13 Dec 1743 to New York; with the "Second Sea Congregation" on the ship "Little Strength," Nicholas Garrison, master.5,6,7 He was a tailor.8 On 20 Jul 1748, he was Frederickstown, Pennsylvania.
Children of Johann George1 Hantsch Sr. and Regina Dreβler were as follows:
2. Johann George2 Hantsch Jr. (Johann1); The Moravian records show his father and mother to be Johann George Hantsch, Sr. and Regina Dressler, so this is the son, and his father's name is Johann George was born circa 1720 at Ottendorf, Saxony, Germany.9 He died.
He immigrated on the ship Little Strength arriving 13 Dec 1743.
Children of Johann George2 Hantsch Jr. and Anna Maria (--?--) were:
3. Regina2 Hantsch (Johann1) was born in 1720 at Ottendorf, near Herrnhut, Saxony, Germany.10 She died in 1790 at Pennsylvania.11 She was buried in 1790 in Old Moravian Cemetery - Row VI # 19, Bethlehem.12
She immigrated on the ship Little Strength arriving 13 Dec 1743.
Children of Regina2 Hantsch and John Michael Zahm were as follows:
4. Johann Nathaniel3 Hantsch (Johann2, Johann1); Given name appears in son Philip's death record; 1998-link likely, but not proven; 1998-link likely, but not proven was born on 16 Oct 1749 at Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.13,14 He died on 21 Oct 1821 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.15
He was on 3 Nov 1779; Oath of Allegiance.
Children of Johann Nathaniel3 Hantsch and Magdalena Kohl were as follows:
5. Anna Regina3 Zahm (Regina2Hantsch, Johann1) was born on 5 Jan 1756 at Moravian Church, Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.23 She died in 1819.24 She was buried in 1819 in Old Moravian Cemetery - Row IX # 43, Bethlehem.25
Children of Anna Regina3 Zahm and Christian Ettwein were:
6. Mattheus3 Zahm (Regina2Hantsch, Johann1); The "Mattheus" comes from Moravian records in Lancaster, the link is weak based upon 1) a Zahm recorded moved to Lancaster (Pa Ger Ch. Rec v-1) 2)marriage into a family which also has an Hantsch marrying into it was born on 1 Aug 1759 at Graceham, Frederick County, Maryland. He died.29
He was a watchmaker in 1804.
Children of Mattheus3 Zahm and Maria Margaretha Kohl were as follows:
From James B. Whisker & Stacy B.C. Wood, Gunsmiths of Lancaster and York Counties, Pennsylvania, Mellen Press 19?? p. 113
Mathias Zahm, jr. gunsmith. Between 1813 and 1819 Mathias Zahm, jr. was a gunsmith in Lancaster city. [tax]. Beginning in 1813 there were two mwn named Mathias Zahm in Lancaster city tax lists. Mathias Zahm, sr. was a shoemaker, first noted in Lancaster city tax lists of 1788. He later became a merchant and storekeeper. From 1813 Mathias Zahm, jr., was listed as a gunsmith. Beginning in 1820 he was listed as a cigar maker or tobacconist.
7. George4 Hantsch (Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 28 Aug 1781 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.38 He died.
Children of George4 Hantsch and Barbara Rohman were as follows:
8. Johannes4 Hantsch (Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 20 Jul 1784 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.55 He died on 17 Mar 1831.56
He was a locksmith.57
Children of Johannes4 Hantsch and Maria Christina Peter were as follows:
9. Nathaniel4 Hantsch Jr. (Johann3, Johann2, Johann1); given name from Aulenbach's card for William, son of nathaniel & Charlotte was born on 31 Dec 1786 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.68 He died on 11 May 1835.69
He was in the military in the Second Brigade of the Pennsylvania Militia during the War of 1812.70
Children of Nathaniel4 Hantsch Jr. and Charlotta Fuchs were as follows:
His death notice on 2 Aug 1864 read.
He was in the military Member of Company E, 46th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers between 14 Aug 1861 and 16 Jul 1865.83,84 He was a tailor in 1864.85 He was described as 5 feet nine inches tall with dark hair, eyes and complexion in 1864.86 He resided at 339 South Fifth Street, Reading, before 1874.87 His death notice on 29 Sep 1874 read:
HANTSCH.-On the 26th instant. in this city, Nathaniel Hantsch, in the 57th year of his age. The relatives and friends of the family, McLean Post, No. 16 G.A.R., Mutual Relief Association, Friendship Fire Company, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from the residence of his sister, Mrs. Charlotte Kantner, No. 339 South Fifth street, on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services at the house. Interment at Aulenbach's Cemetery.
Her death notice on 31 Oct 1894 read:
KANTNER -- Entered into rest Oct.29, 1894, MRS. CHARLOTTE KANTNER, widow of the late John Kantner. Relatives and friends of the family, also Star of Hope and Daughters of Malta lodges are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late residence NO. 626 Elm st., on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services at the house. Burial at Charles Evans cemetery.
10. Wilhelm4 Hantsch (Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 13 May 1792 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.93 He died.94
He was a locksmith at Lancaster County.95 He served in the Second Brigade of the Pennsylvania Militia during the War of 1812.96
Children of Wilhelm4 Hantsch and Anna Moore all born at Lancaster County? were as follows:
11. Phillippus4 Hantsch (Johann3, Johann2, Johann1); The reference also gives the mother's name as Maria was born on 5 Mar 1795 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.105,106 He died on 17 Mar 1826 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.107
Children of Phillippus4 Hantsch and Maria Catharina Fuchs were as follows:
12. Anna Maria4 Hantsch (Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 22 Jun 1797 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.110,111 She died on 16 Sep 1847 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.112,113
Children of Anna Maria4 Hantsch and Jacob Evans all born at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, were as follows:
13. Daniel4 Zahm (Mattheus3, Regina2Hantsch, Johann1) was born on 30 Apr 1793 at Moravian Church, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.118 He died in 1854?
Children of Daniel4 Zahm and Elizabeth Bradd were:
14. Catharina5 Hantsch (George4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 17 Feb 1805.119 She died on 27 May 1830 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.120
Children of Catharina5 Hantsch and Georg Keppel were:
15. David5 Hantsch (Nathaniel4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 21 Aug 1813 at Lancaster County?, Pennsylvania.123 He died on 13 Jul 1867 at Fulton Cotton Mill, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in a boiler explosion.124
Children of David5 Hantsch and Mary Ann Evans were:
He resided at 639 Flatbush, New York, New York County, New York, in 1921.127
16. Elizabeth5 Hantsch (Nathaniel4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 26 Sep 1820 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, death card says born in Berks County.128,129 She died on 26 Oct 1889 at 39 Reed Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, Cause of Death, Apoplexy.130,131 She was buried on 30 Oct 1889 in Aulenbach's Cemetery Lot 376 South Section OP, Reading.132,133
She resided at 39 Reed Street, Reading, before 1889.134 Her obituary appeared on 26 Oct 1889. It read:
Mrs. Elizabeth Seidel died at the residence of her husband, Elijah Seidel, 39 Reed, from the effects of several strokes of palsy, aged 69 years and 1 month. Deceased was born in Lancaster and her maiden name was Hantsch. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran church and a husband and 3 children -- George, Mrs. Emma Charles and Mrs. Luigard of this city, survives. One sister, Mrs. Charles Kantner also survives.
135 The funeral arrangements were by E. S. Miller. 3 children -- George, Mrs. Emma Charles and Mrs Luigard of this city, survive.
Children of Elizabeth5 Hantsch and Elijah Seidel both born at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, were as follows:
17. James M.5 Hantsch (Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 13 Nov 1820 at Reading Calculated.143 He died on 13 Feb 1870 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.144 He was buried on 17 Feb 1870 in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading.145,146
Children of James M.5 Hantsch and Rebecca Jemima Haines were as follows:
18. George W.5 Hantsch (Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 5 Feb 1823 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.155 He died on 1 Oct 1901 at 119 South Fourth Street, Reading, Bright's disease now called glomerolonephritis.156,157 He was buried on 4 Oct 1901 in Charles Evans Cemetery - Section I Lot 66, Reading. E.S. Miller undtkr.158
He was a cigar manufacturer between Dec 1839 and 1890. Were he and Alvida Hantsch parent and child? (an unknown value). He and Harriet Hagy resided at 139 South Eighth Street, Reading, on 17 Aug 1877.159 He owned 716 Chestnut Street, Reading from 1881 to 1901.160 He retired in 1890.161 His obituary appeared on 1 Oct 1901. It read:
George W. Hantsch
One of Reading's oldest residents and a retired cigar manufacturer, died of Bright's disease at 12:30 p. m. to-day at his residence, 119 South 4th in his 78th year. He had been in ill health for the past two years, but his condition was only serious since last February. He was bedfast since July.
Deceased was born in Reading and resided here all his life. He first engaged in cigar manufacturing in December 1839. He formed a partnership with his brother, James M. Hantsch, and they embarked in the same business in the Berks County House building, now occupied by the Bubp Bros., grocers. After being there some time they built the properties across the street and continued business in the building now occupied by the Funeral Director Hiram L. Henninger. Next they erected the building and opened business at 643 Penn now occupied by Geissler & Otto, stove dealers. The firm continued under the name of J. M. and G. W. Hantsch until Janes M. Lyons, ex-School Treasurer, now deceased became interested in it. Then it became Hantsch and Lyons, J. M. Hantsch retiring. Later deceased became interested with D. W. Crouse, and the firm continued under the name of Hantsch & Crouse until the former's retirement, 15 years ago. From 643 Penn they moved to South 6th and started the Montapluma Cigar Co., in what is now the Eagle building. The tobacco and cigar business has been handed down in the Hantsch family since 1839. At present deceased's son Sam is engaged in it at 4th and Penn.
Deceased's wife, Harriet (nee Hagy) died four years ago. He leaves three sons, Philip H. Roxboro, near Phila.; Warren H., New York, and Sam., Reading. Deceased was the last of his family.
Children of George W.5 Hantsch and Harriet Hagy were as follows:
His death notice on 16 Aug 1877 read:
HANTSCH-In this city, on the 16th inst., Milton, son of George W. and Harriet Hantsch, aged 24 years, 5 months and 11 days.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral from the residence of his parents, No 139 South Eighth street, on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services at the house. Interment at Charles Evans Cemetery.
19. Mary Ann5 Evans (Anna4Hantsch, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 30 Mar 1820 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.170,171 She died on 20 Mar 1886 at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.172
Children of Mary Ann5 Evans and David Hantsch were:
20. James Henry6 Hantsch (James5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 1 Nov 1860 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.173,174 He died on 14 Jan 1888 at 45 S. 10th Street complications of diseases-dr Typhoid fever - FRC record.175,176,177 He was buried on 19 Jan 1888 in Charles Evans Cemetery - Section F Lot 47, Reading.178,179
He resided at 45 S. 10th St. - 3rd ward before 1888. His obituary appeared on 15 Jan 1888. It read:
Prof. James Hantsch died at his late residence, 45 South 10th, early last evening after a brief illness with typhoid fever. Deceased was a son of the late James Hantsch, who died many years ago, and was very well known in this city. Mr. Hantsch held the position of bookkeeper at the steel mill for several years. He was an accomplished musician, being a graduate of the New England Conservatory of music at Boston, and was engaged in the sale of musical instruments for several years. During the past few years he was engaged as a music teacher, Deceased filled the position of organist of St. Paul's Memorial Reformed church of this city for over six years, in a very acceptable manner and resigned his position last spring. He spent several months traveling through the western states and returned home about two months ago. Mr. Hantsch was married to Miss Minnie Remack of this city. She survives him with one son, Harry Hantsch. Deceased was a member of St. Pauls Methodist Reformed church and DeMolay commandery, No. 9 Knights Templar. Mr. Hantsch was a brother of Miss Rebecca Hantsch and leaves an aged mother Mrs. R. J. Hantsch residing at 826 Elm. Deceased died, aged 26 years, 2 months and 14 days.
Children of James Henry6 Hantsch and Wilhelmina Remack were:
He resided at 1338 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, in 1910.183 He was employed by H. Savage & Sons in 1936 at 225 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia.184 He and Martha Jane Cromley resided at 1939 Church Lane, Philadelphia, in 1940.185,186 His death notice on 27 Feb 1952 read:
[The Piladelphia Inquirer, Wednesday Morning, February 27, 1952]
HANTSCH -- Feb. 24, 1952, JAMES H., husband of Martha Jane Hantsch of 1813 Chelsea road. Services and int. private. Friends, Shekinah Lodge No. 246 , F. and A. M. may call Kirk & Nice, 6301 Germantown ave., Wed. eve. Masonic service 8 P. M.
21. Rebecca Sarah6 Hantsch (James5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 16 Aug 1870 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.187 She died circa 10 Oct 1948.188 She was buried on 13 Oct 1948 in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading.
Children of Rebecca Sarah6 Hantsch and Harvey J. Fuller were as follows:
22. Philip Hagy6 Hantsch (George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 10 Apr 1851 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.192 He died between 1924 and 1925? at Philadelphia? based on city directories.
He was a tobbaconist in 1885.193 He resided at 8151 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, in 1910.194
Children of Philip Hagy6 Hantsch and Rebecca Woodward Cutler were as follows:
She and Effie Hantsch resided at 635 Crestview Road, Philadelphia, in 1930; City Directory, p. 630. She and Mary Rebecca Hantsch resided at 635 Crestview Road, Roxborough, in 1936.204,205 She and Mary Rebecca Hantsch were employed in 1936 at National Waste Company / Nixon St. & Leverington Ave., Manayunk.206,207
She and Helen Cutler Hantsch resided at 635 Crestview Road, Roxborough, in 1936.214,215 She and Helen Cutler Hantsch were employed in 1936 at National Waste Company / Nixon St. & Leverington Ave., Manayunk.216,217 She resided at 342 Green Lane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1973.218 Her death notice on 25 Oct 1973 read:
MARY REBECCA, Oct. 25, 1973, formerly of 635 Crestview Rd., beloved sister of Helen. Relatives and friends are invivited to the funeral service Sat., 1:30 P.M. at the LOWNES FUNERAL HOME, 659 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, Pa.
23. Warren6 Hantsch (George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 14 Nov 1857 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.220 He died after 1902.
He resided at 4324 Mitchell Street, Philadelphia, in 1890; from city directory on Ancestry.com 1999. He was a clerk in 1890.
Children of Warren6 Hantsch and Emma V. Williams were:
Her death notice on 24 Mar 1891 at Philadelphia Inquirer read:
HANTSCH.- on the 22d Marion Smith, daughter of Warren H. and Emma V. Hantsch.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, on Wednesday, at 2 o'clock, from his parents' residence, 4324 Mitchell street, Roxborough. Interment at Leverington Cemetery.
24. George Samuel6 Hantsch (George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 23 Sep 1858 at Lemon Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.224,225,226 He died on 22 Nov 1942 at Keystone Hospital at 3:30 PM, Harrisburg, informant: Jane R. Schneider or 34 N. Harrison St. Palmyra, Pa; undertaker: G.S. Smith of 29 East Main St. Palmyra Pa; cause of death: Chronic Myocardia 93d 97.227 He was buried on 24 Nov 1942 in the Mausoleum at Gravel Hill Cemetery - Vault 20, Palmyra.228
He was a tobacconist and cigar manufacturer between 1875 and 1910. He was enumerated with Jacob Rhein on the census of 5 Jun 1880 at 433 Spruce Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, as He was listed as 21 years old; a son-in-law and a Hatter Samuel G. Hantsch. (an unknown value).229 He resided at 119 South Fourth Street, Reading. His obituary appeared in 1942. It read:
Lebanon Daily News, 23 Nov. 1942
J. Samuel Hantsch Dies: Resident of Palmyra
J. Samuel Hantsch residing in the Palm Plaza Apartments, Palmyra, died on Sunday afternoon at three o'clock in the Keystone Hospital, Harrisburg. He was eighty-four years of age. The deceased was born in Reading, the son of the late George W. and Harriet (Hagy) Hantsch. In his earlier life he was a cigar manufacturer, but retired at the age of fifty years. He resided in Palmyra for the past twelve years.
Mr. Hantsch was a member of the Holy Cross Methodist Church, Reading, and attended the Trinity Reformed Church, Palmyra. He was also a member of the F. and A. M. Lodge of Reading. The deceased was one of the oldest members of the Friendship Fire Company, Reading.
Survivors are one daughter, Jane R. Schneider of Palmyra; two sons, Edwin and Howard, engaged in Government service; also five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
230 The funeral arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra.
Children of George Samuel6 Hantsch and Julia Ann Rhein were as follows:
His obituary appeared in Jul 1920. It read:
Samuel Hantsch, Jr.
The funeral of Samuel Hantsch, jr., took place from the home of his father, Samuel Hantsch, 119 South Fourth street. Mr. Hantsch met a tragic death in Philadelphia while working as a brakeman for the Reading Railway Co., when he was crushed to death between cars. The services were in charge of Rev. Dr. William H. Lindemuth. The body was attired in a black suit and rested in a solid mahogany casket with antique silver handles and trimmings. Undertaker Seidel interred the remains in Charles Evans cemetery. Floral offering at the funeral were: Pillow, widow; 28 roses, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Rhein; 28 roses, Thomas Davis and daughter; hollyhocks, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shaaber; galax wreath, Mrs. Kleinhaus; gladioluses, John Beaver; pink asters, Mr. and Mrs. William Leroh; white roses, Mr. and Mrs. Enos Bashore, Palmyra; wreath, cousins Howard and Jennie; asters, brother Howard; asters, sister; Bess; asters, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Luck; asters, Harry and aunt Tillie; wreath of gladioluses, Mr. and Mrs. E. Adams; galax wreath, uncle Will, aunt Mazie and George; pillow, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers.
25. Jane Rhein7 Hantsch (George6, George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 18 Nov 1878 at 433 Spruce Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, by E. Z. Schumucker.256,257 She died on 7 Jun 1957 at Barrows Nursing Home, Palmdale, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, informant: J. Howard Schneider of 48 N. College Palmyra, Pa; undertaker: George S. Smith of Palmyra; cause of death: Chronic Myocarditis #592X; attending physican, Samuel Hartman.258 She was buried on 10 Jun 1957 in the Mausoleum at Gravel Hill Cemetery - Vault 55, Palmyra.259
She was enumerated with Jacob Rhein on the census of 5 Jun 1880 at 433 Spruce Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, Jennie R. Hantsch. She was listed as a proof reader in the 1900 Census on 1 Jun 1900. She and Conrad Frederick Schneider resided at Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, in 1901.260 Her obituary appeared on 8 Jun 1957. It read:
Jane Schneider Of Palmyra Is Taken By Death
Mrs. Jane R. Schneider, 78, of 48 N. College St., Palmyra, died last evening at the Barrows Nursing Home in Palmdale, where she had been a guest for three years.
Born in Reading, a daughter of G. Samuel and Julia (Rhein) Hantsch, she was the widow of Conrad F. Schneider, who founded the Schneider Printing Company in Palmyra.
She was a member of Trinity E. U. B. Church and the Sunshine Class and Womens Guild of the church. Mrs. Schneider Also belonged to the Palmyra Womens Club; Lebanon Chapter 115, Order of the Eastern Star; and the following Harrisburg organizations; Bethany Shrine, Willard Court, Order of Amaranth; and Daughters of the Nile.
She leaves one son J.. Howard Schneider, Palmyra; three grand children; three great-grandchildren, and two brothers; Richard Howard Hantsch, El Paso, Texas, and Edwin Hantsch, Binghamton, N.Y.
261 The funeral arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra.
Children of Jane Rhein7 Hantsch and Conrad Frederick Schneider were:
He was in the military SN 5124508 Student Army Training Corp. - pvt in 1917. He was educated between 11 Sep 1919 and 1921 at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster. He was a manufacturer-printer between 1920 and 1962 at Palmyra. He rebuilt the Palm Lutheran Church at 48 N. College St. into the Graystone Manor apartments during the period 1938-1940. The phone number there (courtesy of Duke) was 88391. The number at the plant was 89131.
26. Elizabeth L.7 Hantsch (George6, George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1); usually known as "Bessie" was born on 22 Dec 1881 at 433 Spruce Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, by E. Z. Schumucker.264 She died on 18 Feb 1941 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, informant, Harry G. Seivard of the Greystone Manor, Palmyra, Pa; Attending Physican, Samuel Hartman of Palmyra; Cause of Death, Cerebral Hemorrhage.
Her obituary appeared on 19 Feb 1941. It read:
Mrs. Harry G. Seivard Dies At G. S. Hospital. Mrs. Elizabeth L. Seivard, aged fifty-eight, wife of Harry G. Seivard, of the Greystone Manor Apartments, North College Street, Palmyra, died Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Good Samaritan Hospital, this city, following an illness of six weeks. She had been a patient at the hospital since Sunday , and her death was attributed to complication. Born at Reading, a daughter of Samuel G. Hantsch and the late Julia Hantsch, she resided in Cleveland and Reading during the greater part of her life. Mrs. Seivard was a resident of Palmyra for the last three years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter Julia; a grandson, Jay; her father, Samuel G. Hantsch of Palmyra; a sister, Mrs. C. F. Schneider, of Palmyra; and two brothers, Howard Hantsch of El Paso, Texas and Edwin Hantsch of Bridgeport, Conn.
SEIVARD--In Lebanon, on the 18 inst., Mrs. Elizabeth L. Wife of Harry G. Seivard, nee Hantsch aged 58 years
Private funeral on Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra. Kindly omit flowers.
265 The funeral arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra. The funeral arrangements were by F. F. Seidel, Inc., Reading; cremated.
Children of Elizabeth L.7 Hantsch and Henry Garfield Seivard both born at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, were as follows:
She was employed by the Schneider Printing Company in 1938 at Palmyra.272 She resided at Palm Plaza Apartments (Livery Stable), Palmyra, in 1938.273 She and Henry Garfield Seivard resided at 3203 E. Belvedere Avenue (15), Baltimore, Maryland, in 1959.274 She and Jay Howard Gibson resided at 181 Sooy Avenue, Bath Township, Summit, Ohio, in 1980.275
27. George Howard7 Hantsch (George6, George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 14 Nov 1883 at 433 Spruce Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, by E.Z. Schumucker.276,277 He died on 26 Nov 1964 at Barksdale Air Force Base, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, informant: Jerry Easley, stepson; undertaker: unintelligible; cause of death: Myocardial infarction.278 He was buried on 29 Nov 1964 in Greenwood Cemetery 2 East ½, Shreveport.
He resided at 8064 Hwy 80-E, El Paso, Texas, before 1955. His obituary appeared on 27 Nov 1964. It read:
The Shreveport Times, Fri., 27 Nov. 1964 G. H. Hantsch Succumbs at 81.
George H. Hantsch, 81, 205 Vine St., died, yesterday at 12:25 p.m. at Barksdale Air Force Hospital after a month“s illness. A World War I veteran and a retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant, Mr. Hantsch was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Reading, Pa. During the war he served six years overseas in the Meuse-Argonne and St. Mihiel offensives and in the army of occupation. A resident of Shreveport for 15 years, he was a native of Reading, Pa., and a former resident of El Paso. Tex. He is survived by one son, Jerry Easley, and one daughter, Miss Myrtis Easley, both of Shreveport. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Children of George Howard7 Hantsch and Rosa Kleinhans were:
28. Edwin G. S.7 Hantsch (George6, George5, Phillippus4, Johann3, Johann2, Johann1) was born on 11 Sep 1893 at 119 South Fourth Street, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, by E. Z. Schumucker.281,282 He died on 2 May 1945 at Crown Hotel - 100 Henry Street, Binghamton, Broome County, New York, informant: Walter I. Mosher of Harpersville, NY; undertaker: Frank Kelly of 152 Conklin Lane; cause of death: Acute poisoning - Potassium Cyanide.283,284,285 He was buried on 7 May 1945 in Chenango Valley Cemetery - Section 12 Lot 215, Binghamton.286
He and Myrll Bradley resided at 158 Conklin Avenue, Binghamton, Broome County, New York.287 He was a tool maker at National Carbon in 1945.288
Children of Edwin G. S.7 Hantsch and Myrll Bradley were as follows: