John K. Dentler, Merchant; Davis Junction; P. O. White Rock; born March 3, 1813 in Northumberland Co., Pa.; in 1854 came to White Rock, and settled on his present farm in 1864; Sec. 16; he owns 285 acres valued at $50 per acre; married Marietta Flick Nov. 6, 1837; she was born July 7, 1816 in Northumberland Co., Pa.; they had eight children, five living: Stephen F., Oran S., John S., George P., and Sarah Lydia; members of the Lutheran Church; Stephen F. enlisted in Co. A., 2nd Regt. I. V. C.; served three years and was honorably discharged; engaged in battles at Shiloh, Fort Donelson, Petersboro, in the Siege of the Red River Expedition and others.
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