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Theodore P. BANTLEY
Emma Jane STRAUB
Husband:  Theodore P. BANTLEY
Birth:  6 Sep 1871, Cambria Co., PA
Death:  24 Nov 1911, Scalp Level, Cambria Co., PA
Occupation:  hardware merchant
Father:  John Christopher BENTLEY (1845-1911)
Mother:  Mary EASH (1852-1927)
Marriage:  1896, Cambria Co., PA
Wife:  Emma Jane STRAUB
Birth:  May 1875, Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA
Death:  aft. 1930 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m2. Edward M. ANKENY (b. 1888/9, PA); resided Johnstown, Cambria Co., PA
Father:  Charles Gottlieb STRAUB
Mother:  Maria MOCK
Child born in Scalp Level, Cambria Co., PA:
1.  David S. BANTLEY, M.D., b. Oct 1897; m. 18 Aug 1920, Anna SANN (b. 1895/6, PA), d/o Fred SANN & Maria __?__
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7-8 of 9):  Scalp Level Borough, Cambria Co., PA, Roll T623_1389 (Book 2), pp. 199A-199B, SN 18, SD 13, ED 156, enumerated 5 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27
314 339 Bantley Theodore C Head W M Sep 1871 28 M 3     PA Ger PA Merchant Hdwr 0 Y Y Y O F H
    _______ Emma J Wife W F May 1875 25 M 3 1 1 PA Ger PA     Y Y Y      
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    _______ David S Son W M Oct 1897  2 S       PA PA PA                
    Stroub Harvey Bro-in-law W M Jul 1877 22 S       PA Ger PA Salesman 0 Y Y Y      
Listed next to Theodore's parents, Christopher BENTLEY (b. Dec 1845, Germany) and wife Mary (b. Dec 1852, PA), who are listed five households from Emma's brother, Albert STROUB.

3.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find, and I did a page-by-page search of Scalp Level.

4.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 48):  633 Coleman Avenue, Johnstown City (Ward 17), Cambria Co., PA, Roll T625_1547 (Book 1), p. 207B, SN 13B, SD 297, ED 197, enumerated 10 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):(¤)
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 22 23 25 26 27 28
* 633 257 279 Ridenour Harry M Head R   M W 52 M Y Y PA PA   PA Y Conductor Steel Mill W
      ________ Lucretia M Wife     F W 59 M Y Y PA PA   PA Y None    
    280 Bantley Emma J Head O F F W 44 Wd Y Y PA Germany German PA Y None    

5.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28 of 51):  633 Coleman, Johnstown City (Ward 17), Cambria Co., PA, Roll 2013 (Book 1), p. 14B, SN 14B, ED 11-75, SD 16, enumerated 10 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 633 298 309 Ankeny Edward Head O 2000 R N M W 41 M 20 N Y PA PA PA Y Sales agent Bakery W Y N
      ______ Emma Wife         F W 54 M 21 N Y PA Ger Ger Y None        
Listed two households from Dr. David S. BANTLEY (æ 32, b. PA) and wife Anna (æ 34, b. PA).

6.  John E. Gable.  1926.  History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania.  Historical Pub. Co., Topeka, KS (excerpts online at B. L. Cartwright's web site):
Dr. David S. Bantley.

Ranking among the prominent young physicians and surgeons of Johnstown, is Dr. David S. Bantley, with offices at 631 Coleman Street. He was born at Scalp Level, Pa., and is a son of Theodore and Emma (Straub) Bantley.

Theodore Bantley, deceased, was a native of Cambria County, as was his wife.  For many years he engaged in the general mercantile business at Scalp Level.

David S. Bantley received his early education in the schools of Scalp Level and after his graduation from Windber High School, he entered Gettysburg College, from which he received his degree in 1918.  He received his degree as Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 1922 and spent the following year as an intern in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Since 1923 Doctor Bantley has engaged in general practice in Johnstown. 

On Aug. 18, 1920, Doctor Bantley was united in marriage with Miss Anna Sann, the daughter of Fred and Maria Sann, residents of Johnstown.  To Doctor and Mrs. Bantley have been born three daughters: Emma Jane, Frances Marie, and Charlotte Elaine

Doctor Bantley is identified with the Cambria County Medical Society, Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Medical Association, and the Barton-Cooke Obstetrical Society.  He is a member of the Lutheran Church, Masonic Lodge, Phi Gamma Delta, and Alpha Kappa Kappa fraternities.

7.  Messages posted to the Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Board (online at Ancestry.com), including:
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, December 15, 1958:

STAKEM - Mrs. Elizabeth (STRAUB), 78, Stoystown, died Dec. 15, 1958, at Mercy Hospital, Johnstown.  Preceded in death by husband, Thomas STAKEM.  Survived by these brothers and sisters:  Mrs. Emma Jane ANKENY, Johnstown; Harvey, Lakewood, Ohio; Dr. Lewis, Miami, Fla.; Ralph and Dr. Theodore, both of Somerset...

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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