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Mary Virginia Harpold

Female 1823 - 1912  (88 years)

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  • Name Mary Virginia Harpold 
    Born 29 Nov 1823  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Mar 1912  [1
    Buried Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • Mary Virginia Harpold Bentz
      Birth: Nov. 29, 1823
      Death: Mar. 22, 1912
      Wife of Michael Bentz, married 2-17-1842 in Meigs Co., OH.
      Mary & Michael Bentz had 7 children.
      Family links:
      Adam Harpold (1790 - 1869)
      Dorothy Roush Harpold (1794 - 1865)
      Michael Bentz (1815 - 1864)*
      Peter M. Bentz (1849 - 1908)*
      Emma Elizabeth Hayman (1854 - 1936)*
      Christenia Harpold Wolfe (1813 - 1892)*
      Henry Harpold (1817 - 1869)*
      Peter Harpold (1819 - 1905)*
      Philip Harpold (1822 - 1891)*
      Mary Virginia Harpold Bentz (1823 - 1912)
      William Harpold (1825 - 1869)*
      Theodore Harpold (1846 - 1919)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Note: If you have any info, corrections, or pics for this memorial page, please send to sherry.retzler@yahoo.com. Thx!
      Plants Cemetery
      Meigs County
      Ohio, USA
      Maintained by: Sherry Craig Retzler
      Originally Created by: Judy Erickson
      Record added: Jan 26, 2002
      Find A Grave Memorial# 6127032
    Person ID I107232  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2014 

    Father Adam Harpold,   b. 9 Oct 1790, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1869, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Roush,   b. 24 May 1794, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1865  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1812  Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • Gallia Co, OH, Marriage Record
      Adam Harpole to Dolly Roush

      1820 Letart, Meigs, OH
      Aam Harpole
      3m 0-10 [Henry 1817, Peter 1818, Spencer 1815]
      1m 26-45
      2f 0-10 [Christenia 1813]
      1f 26-45

      1830 Sutton, Meigs, OH
      Adam Harpole
      1m 0-5 [Phillip 1822]
      1m 5-10 [William 1825]
      3m 10-15
      1m 30-40
      2f 0-5 [Mary Virginia 1823]
      1f 5-9
      1f 10-15
      1f 30-40

      1840 Letart, Meigs, OH
      Adam Harpold
      1m 0-5 [John]
      2m 5-10
      1m 10-15
      1m 15-20
      1m 20-30
      1m 40-50
      f 0-5 [Lydia]
      1f 5-10
      2f 10-15
      1f 15-20
      1f 40-50

      1850 Letart, Meigs, OH
      Adam Harpold 59 VA
      Dorothy 56 VA
      John 14 OH
      Lydia 13 OH
      Barbara Ann 9 OH

      1860 Letart, Meigs, OH # 1735-1688
      Adam Harpole 69 VA
      Dorothy 66 VA
      Margaret Hester 7 OH

      Pioneer Histor of Meigs County (Ohio)
      page 157
      Adam Harpold was born October 9, 1790, and came to Letart, O., in 1812, where he married Dorothy Roush in August, 1812. They settled on a farm, and Mr. Harpold conducted a store, the first one for dry goods and groceries in Letart township. After the county of Meigs was organized and Courts of Common Pleas were held in the meeting-house in Salisbury township - in the July term of 1819, among the jurors impaneled is the name of Adam Harpold. He was prominent in township offices and a patron of education, strictly honest in business transactions, and maintained the respect and confidence of the community. Mrs. Harpold was a woman of strong character of wonderful physical power and vitality. They had a family of sixteen children, and all save one child, who was drowned at seven years - seven sons and eight daughters - grew up and married, each making a new home of thrift and industry. The sons were mostly farmers and have been identified with the material prosperity of Meigs county for more than sixty years. Henry Harpold, Spencer Harpold, Peter Harpold, Philip Harpold, William Harpold, George B. Harpold, John Harpold. The daughters, Mes. Pickens, widow, later Mrs. Wolf; Mrs William Hester, widow, Mrs. Jacob Baker; Mrs. Michael Bentz, nee Polly Harpold; Mrs Eben sayre, Mrs. Augustus Justice, Mrs. Hezekiah Quillen, Mrs Bradford Roush, Mrs Barbara Ann McDade.
      The greater number of the Harpold sons and daughter had large families, so that the descedant in the third and fourth generations were notably numerous. Mr Adam Harpold died in October, 1869, and his wife, Mrs Dorothy Harpold, died in December, 1865, having lived in their Letart home for more than fifty years.
    Family ID F27244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    2. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.