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William Prentiss of ME and Otto, McKean Co., PA


William Prentiss of ME and Otto, McKean Co., PA
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Winter 2003 and Revised 26 Oct 2004

Update of 26 Oct 2004: William Prentiss is a descendant of Henry Prentice .

The information in this article is from Ancestry.com and from Karen Kravcov Malcolm's email of 25 Oct 2004.

1. William Prentiss was b. c. 1837, ME.

He m. 1st Katherine Fritz.

By the time of the 1880 Census, he is living in Otto, McKean Co., PA, age 43, ME, lumberman (Parents: ME/ME), with his (2nd?) wife, Emily, b. c. 1837, NY, keeping house (parents born: NY/NY), with children: William, age 16, PA, George, 13, PA, Samuel, 11, PA, Ellen, 9, PA, Arthur, 3, PA, Allios, 1, PA.

Children shown in the 1880 census of both wives

  1. Flora Prentiss, born Aug. 7, 1863, Flemington, PA. . . . . . . . [2]
  2. William Prentiss, born ca. 1864, PA.
  3. George Prentiss, born ca. 1867, PA.
  4. Samuel Prentiss, born ca. 1869, PA.
  5. Ellen Prentiss, born ca. 1871, PA.
  6. Arthur Prentiss, born ca. 1877, PA.
  7. Allios Prentiss, born ca. 1879, PA.

2. Flora Prentiss, b. 7 Ayug 1863, Flemington, PA. She had spent a few years as a young girl in the Soldiers Orphans Home at Mansfield. In the 1880 Census, she was single, 19, PA, a servant for Ira and Amelia Eddy, both 32, and their 2 sons, 6 & 8, in 3rd Ward, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., PA.

Flora died on 29 Dec 1944, at the age of 81, of 218 High Street, Flemington, at the Lock Haven Hospital where she had been a patient for the past 2 weeks of myocardial degeneration. She was buried in Ceder Hill Cemetery with her husband, Henry. Her funeral home sheet (Helt F.H.) shows that there were telegrams from Baltimore, Washington D.C., Harrisburg and Elmira, and that Mary Bryerton and Mrs. Thomas Follmer helped to pay her funeral expenses. She was a member of the Flemington Methodist Church and a charter member and past queen of the Dames of Malta in Lock Haven. Her obituary in the Lock Haven Express of 29 Dec 1944 reads as follows:

    “Mrs. Henry A. Ungard

    Mrs. Flora Ungard, 81, of 218 High Street, Flemington, died at 3 o’clock this morning at the Lock Haven Hospital where she had been a patient in a serious condition for the past two weeks.

    Born in Flemington, the daughter of the late William Prentiss, she had resided there most of her life except for a few years that she spent as a young girl in the Soldiers Orphans Home at Mansfield. She was the widow of Henry A. Ungard, who died several years ago. Mrs. Ungard was a member of the Flemington Methodist Church and a charter member and past queen of the Dames of Malta of this city.

    She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Follmer of Flemington, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.”

Another obituary reads:

    “UNGARD – Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Ungard, 81, widow of Henry A. Ungard, of 218 High St. Flemington, who died in the Lock Haven Hospital at 3 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 1944, will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the Flemington Methodist Church. The Rev. William A. Snyder will officate. Interment will be made in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the Helt Funeral Home until time for the services. Delbert D. Helt, funeral director.”

Flora m. Henry Albert Ungard, b. 2 Nov 1856, Queens Run, PA. Children:

  1. Harry Porter Ungard, b. 1890, Flemington, Clinton Co., PA, and d. 9 Mar 1930 in Lock Haven, Clinton Co., PA. Bur. in Ceder Hill Cem., Flemington. He m. Louise Clare Herr Burroughs on 29 Jul 1912, Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA and div. 21 Nov 1923, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., PA. Children:
    1. Margaret Rita Ungard, b: April 9, 1916 d: February 27, 1998. She m. Earl Harry (Henry) Kintz. He was b. c. 1888-93 and d. 2 Mar 1970.
      1. E. Joseph Kintz, b. 14 Nov 1951. He m. Lynn Nathalie Miller. They have a son, Todd Joseph (Spam) Kintz, b. 7 May 1987.
  2. Ada/Adda Ungard, b. 18 Jul 1882 in Flemington, PA. . . . . . [3]

3. Ada/Adda Ungard, b. 18 Jul 1882 in Flemington, PA and d. 9 Sep 1947, age 65 at the Lock Haven Hospital following a brief illness (metastatic carcinoma of liver), with an address of 218 High St., Flemington. She is not listed in the 1910 Census with the family, so must have married by then. She is buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

She m. Thomas Connely Follmer. He was b. 23 Mar 1880, Milton, PA (son of Harvey Follmer and Alma Foresman) abd d, 25 May 1946 of a serious illness per the Lock Haven Express, age 66, at the! Lock Haven Hospital, with the same address as Henry A Ungard.

Thomas was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery with military rites at the grave. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War (Pvt. Co. C - 12th Reg., PA Inf., enlisted 5-7-1898, Milton). He and his family had lived in Baltimore, MD for many years and moved to Flemington in 1945. His Obituaries reads as follows:

    "Lock Haven Express, Monday, May 27, 1946: Thomas C. Follmer, 218 High St., Flemington, died Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Lock Haven Hospital wher he had been a patient for several days following a serious illness. He was 66 years old.

    Born in Milton, he had lived for many years in Baltimore, and came to Flemington a year ago to make his home. He was a Spanish American War Veteran.

    Surviving are his wife, the former Adda Ungard, and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Marie Carver, Mrs. Margaret Ritter, Mrs. Albert Zentgras and Henry, all of Baltimore; and William of Willliamsport; also a brother, Mose Follmer of Milton; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Snyder of Montana; one grandchild and one great grandchild.”

    “Funerals: FOLLMER – Funeral services for Thomas C. Follmer, 66, of 218 High St., Flemington, will be held at the home Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. Roy A. Goss officiating. Interment will be made in Cedar Hill Cemetery, with military rites at the grave. Mr. Follmer died Saturday, May 25, 1946, at the Lock Haven Hospital. Delbert D. Helt, funeral director.”

Children of Ada and Thomas:

  1. Marie Follmer. She m. 2st Mr. Carver and 2nd Otto Williams, Flemington.
  2. William Follmer of Williamsport.
  3. Henry Follmer, Baltimore.
  4. Margaret Follmer. She m. Mr. Ritter, Baltimore
  5. (dau.) Follmer. She m. Albert Zentgras of Baltimore

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