Second Generation

3. Jakob Friedrich 'Fred' RENTSCHLER was born in Maisenbach, Wurttemberg, Germany 26 Jan 1833. Maisenbach is near present day Bad Liebenzell. He died 8 Jun 1874 in Illiopolis, Sangamon Co, IL. He married Carolina KERENES. Jakob's occupation: Farmer.

"Rentschler, Friedrich born 26 June 1833 [sic], died 8 June 1874, kidney infection. He leaves a sorrowing widow and a boy 9 years. He died far away on a farm. I had no opportunity to get aquainted with him. - Th. Bensen" - Lutheran Burial Records 1839-1932, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 220 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701 (July 1986), p17

Jakob Friedrich 'Fred' RENTSCHLER and Carolina KERENES had the following child:

23. i. Henry John RENTSCHLER was born 25 Apr 1865. He was was raised by his uncle, Johannes 'John' RENTSCHLER, after his father's death. Henry's family.

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