Date of Death: 27 Sep 1916
Subject: Jonas Lentz
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 29 Sep 1916, p. 5

Jonas Lentz, for some thirty years a resident of the Marion district, but recently residing in Andrew county, near Savannah, died at his home, Wednesday morning, September 27, 1916. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and was about 75 years of age. The funeral was held from the family residence, at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 28.

Source: Holt County Sentinel, 6 Oct 1916, p. 2

The funeral of Jonas Lentz was held at his home, northwest of Savannah, yesterday, with addresses by Rev. J. C. Jones and Rev. C. J. Carmichael, and the body was placed in the Savannah cemetery, by the side of his wife, who died a little over a year ago. They were both members of the Primitive Baptist church, and Mr. Lentz was a deacon in the Nodaway church.

Mr. Lentz served three years during the Civil War. He was born in Morrow county, Ohio, August 25, 1844, and died September 27, 1916, at the age of 70 years. He moved to New Point, Mo., about forty years ago, and farmed, and came to Savannah eleven years ago. Those who survive him are two sisters, Mrs. Delana Amos, of St. Joseph, and Mrs. Lydia Allbaugh of Indiana, and two brothers, William Lentz, of New Point, Mo., and Noah Lentz, of Ohio.-- Savannah Reporter, September 29, 1916.