Person:Jonas Bortner (1)

Jonas M Bortner
m. ABT 1817
  1. Sarah M Bortner1818 - 1899
  2. Gerard (Jared) M Bortner1819 - 1913
  3. Henry M (Heinrig) Bortner1822 - 1898
  4. Jonas M Bortner1823 - 1893
  5. Lydia (Lidia) Bortner1825 - 1857
  6. Cassandra Ann Bortner1828 - 1920
  7. Catharine (Cathren) Bortner1831 - 1921
  8. Noah M Bortner1835 - 1911
Facts and Events
Name Jonas M Bortner
Gender Male
Birth? 7 DEC 1823 , York, Pennsylvania, USA
Christening? 18 JAN 1824 Fissel's Church, Shrewbury Twp., York, PA.
Death? 2 AUG 1893 , York, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial? St. Jacob's (Stone) Church Cemetery in Codorus Twp., York, Pennsylvania
Ancestral File Number L4D1-K6
Other? Notes

!BIR-MAR-DEATH: George Bortner of Codorus Twp., York Co., PA and His Descendants; by Charles H. Glatfelter; 1949; pp. 3-10. BIOGRAPHICAL: York County Biographical History, 1886: Codorus Township - Jonas M. Bortner

son of Michael and Catherine (Marckel) Bortner, of Shrewsbury Township, was born December
17, 1824, in Codorus Township. He received the ordinary common school education available at
that day, and was reared on the farm. In February, 1849, Mr. Bortner married Catherine Bortner,
daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Garwick) Bortner, of Codorus Township. This union has been
blessed with eleven children: Lewis, Adeline (deceased), Levi, Sarah (deceased), Caroline, Henry
(deceased), Nathaniel, Richard, Amanda (deceased), Maria and Harris. Mr. Bortner has been
constable for eighteen years, and is one of the most popular and best known men in Codorus
Township. The mill now owned and operated by him was built in 1839, by Jacob Bortner,
generally known as old Commissioner Bortner, and, except an interval of two years, this mill has
been in the Bortner name ever since. Mr. Bortner is a prominent member of the Reformed Church.

CENSUS: 1860 - In Codorus, York, PA - Ancestry Image 18 of 47. In the home (all born in PA) were Jonas M Bortner 37, Catharine 30, Lewis 22, Levi 8, Caroline 3, and Henry 1. OCCUPATION: Listed as Farmer on the 1860 census.


  1.   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM) (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996.

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  2.   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM) (June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998).

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