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YONTZ Cornelius C.

Male Abt 1802 - 1864  (~ 62 years)Deceased


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  • Name  YONTZ Cornelius C.  [1, 2
    Born  Abt Jan 1802  , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    1830 US Federal Census  1830  Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • sCuriously, the household lists no males, even though Cornelius is listed as the head of household. Included in the home are three females:

      1 female under 5
      1 female between 10 and 15
      1 female between 20 and 30

      Cornelius is also listed as living next door to Jno. H. Yontz. Sources indicate that John was born in approximately 1796, so he would have been about 6 years older than Cornelius. They may have been brothers.
    1830 US Fedearl Census for Tioga, Tioga, NY - Page 244
    1830 US Fedearl Census for Tioga, Tioga, NY - Page 244
    Employment  7 Jan 1835  Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Methodist Episcopal Society 
    • Methodist Episcopal Church at Smithboro. November 19, 1832, a meeting was held at the school-house in District No. 4, town of Tioga, "to incorporate a society to be called the Methodist Episcopal Society of Smithboro, John Light, Andrew Bonham, and Benjamin V. Brooks as trustees. It was voted that the seal to be used by the trustees be the triangle, and a committee was appointed, to build a church. This committee entered into a contract with C. C. Yontz and Willard Cratsley to erect a church for $1,500. January 7, 1835".
    Occupation  Aug 1850  Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    lumberman 
    1850 US Federal Census  28 Aug 1850  Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1850 US Federal Census for Tioga, Tioga, NY - Page 75
    1850 US Federal Census for Tioga, Tioga, NY - Page 75
    Occupation  Between 5 Aug 1853 and 30 Jun 1857  Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    mail carrier 
    • Cornelius was contracted at a rate of $170 to run mail along route no. 1364, which was from Smithboro, NY to Ithaca, NY (33 miles) once a week. He was to leave Smithboro on Friday by 6am and arrive in Ithaca by 4pm. He would then make the return trip by leaving Ithaca no later than 6am on Saturday and arriving back in Smithboro by 4pm. The contract was effective for the period of 05 Aug 1853 to 30 Jun 1857.
    Occupation  1860  Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    hotel keeper 
    1860 US Federal Census  19 Jun 1860  Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1860 US Federal Census for Tioga, Tioga, NY - Page 18
    1860 US Federal Census for Tioga, Tioga, NY - Page 18
    Occupation  Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Justice of the Peace 
    Died  15 Apr 1864 
    Age  ~ 62 years 
    Buried  Smithboro Cemetery, Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gravestone of Cornelius C. Yontz at Smithboro Cemetery in Smithboro, NY
    Gravestone of Cornelius C. Yontz at Smithboro Cemetery in Smithboro, NY
    Person ID  I7944  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  8 Apr 2013 

    Family  SMITH Melissa,   b. Abt 1802, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  Age: ~ 79 years 
    Married  Abt 1819 
    Children 
     1. YONTZ Charles H.,   b. Abt 1820, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. YONTZ Rachel M.,   b. Abt 1828, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1860, Smithboro Cemetery, Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 32 years
     3. YONTZ Edwin Addison,   b. 15 Nov 1835, , Tioga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1918, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 82 years
     4. YONTZ Matthew W.,   b. Abt 1836, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. YONTZ Harriet,   b. Abt 1836, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. YONTZ John V.,   b. Abt 1838, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F2897  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Jan 1802 - , , Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 US Federal Census - 1830 - Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - Methodist Episcopal Society - 7 Jan 1835 - Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - lumberman - Aug 1850 - Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 US Federal Census - 28 Aug 1850 - Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mail carrier - Between 5 Aug 1853 and 30 Jun 1857 - Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - hotel keeper - 1860 - Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 US Federal Census - 19 Jun 1860 - Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Justice of the Peace - - Tioga, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smithboro Cemetery, Smithboro, Tioga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S450] Executive Documents Printed by Order of the House of Representatives 1854-55, United States Government Printing Office, (Washington, DC: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1855.), p, 35. (Reliability: 3), 19 Apr 2011.

    2. [S451] History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler Counites, NY, Unknown Author, (Philadelphia, PA: Everts and Engign, 1879.), p. 202. (Reliability: 3), 19 Apr 2011.

    3. [S452] 1830 US Federal Census for Tioga Co., NY, NY, Tioga County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), M19, roll 109, Tioga, p. 265, line 19, Cornelius Yontz, accessed 19 Apr 2011 (Reliability: 3), 19 Apr 2011.

    4. [S448] 1850 US Federal Census for Tioga Co., NY, NY, Tioga County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), M432, roll 604, Tioga, p. 75, dwelling 1071, family 1088, Cornelius Yontz, accessed 16 Aug 2009 (Reliability: 3), 16 Aug 2009.

    5. [S453] 1860 US Federal Census for Tioga Co., NY, NY, Tioga, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M653, roll 867, Tioga, p. 18, dwelling 135, family 137, C C Yontz, accessed 16 Aug 2009 (Reliability: 3), 16 Aug 2009.