Name: Felix C. MOMENTELLER
Birth: ABT 1810 in prob Switzerland
Death: AFT DEC 1850 in Brown twp, Carroll Co, OH
Change Date: 11 DEC 2015
1840 Ohio, Carroll County, Union Twp:
1 female - 50-59 yrs (b 1781-1790) - Barbary (mother)
1 male - 30-39 yrs (b1801-1810) - Felix (son)
1 male - 20-29 yrs (b 1811-1820) - Jacob (b 1819)
1 female - 10-14 yrs (b 1826-1830) - should be 3: Mary Ann & Louisa (both b abt 1829) & Barbary (b abt 1826, m 1848)
?Felix Momenteller of Wayne County, Illinois? purchased 80 acres in Wayne Co, IL, July 1, 1845;
He purchased 40 acres in Wayne Co, IL, Dec. 2, 1850.
Illinois land records:
Name - Type - Section - Sect - Township - Range - Meridian- Acres - Price - Total - Date Month Day Year - Reside - Volume - Page
MOMENTELLER FELIX - FD - W2NE - 18 - 01N - 09E - 3 - 80 - 125 - 10000 - July 05 1843 - 096 - 291 - 007
MOMENTELLER FELIX - FD - SWNW - 24 - 01N - 08E - 3 - 40 - 125 - 5000 - Jan 05 1850 - 096 - 147 - 070
Felix was living in Brown twp, Carroll Co, Ohio in 1850 (according to his will of Aug 1850, though I can?t find him on the Oct census record). He might have died before Oct, 1850. (However, he seems to have purchased land in IL in Dec 1850, so maybe that he where he was.)
Also there was his mother Barbary Momenteller, living with his sister Barbary (Momenteller) Morledge
and his sister Rosian (Momenteller) Eitniear
and his sister Mary Ann (Momenteller) Downs (with Ellen Lindesmith, daug of Louisa Momenteller Lindesmith)
Will of Felix Momenteller: August 21, 1850
In the name of God, I Felix C. Momenteller of Brown Township, Carroll County, Ohio, considering the shortness and uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, being very weak in body but of a sound mind and memory for which I am thankful to giver of all good.
First, after my decease I wish my body decently buried and I wish my soul to return to God who gave it.
Secondly, I wish all my outst(anding) debts to be paid out of my personal property and if there are any money or affects? left, I bequeath it with 120 acres of land laying in Wayne County and state of Illinois to my mother, Barbary Ann Momenteller, to have and to hold forever and to will and despose of at pleasure.
I leave this as my last will and testament revoking all others by me made and _____ my _________________. I set my hand, Felix Momenteller (X his mark) the day above written.
Signed and sealed in the presence of John Peterson?, Tommy? Laydr?
Father: Jacob FELIX? Mumenthaler b: ABT 1780 in Switzerland
Mother: Barbary Ann ? b: 1785 in Germany