Susannah Sisty (1812-1888)
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George Fritz was born on the 31st of August 1807 in East Penn Twp., Carbon County, Pennsylvania. He was baptized on the 6th of September at the Ben Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church. His parents were George Fritz and Hanna.
George is a descendent of Jacob Fritz who was born in 1729 in the Palatine in Germany, emigrated to the United States and died in Macungie, Pennsylvania in 1753.
Susannah Sisty was born on the 15th of December 1812 in Pennsylvania. Her parents were William Sisty and Mary Roth.
Susannah Sisty married George Fritz on Thursday, the 23rd of December 1833 at Summit Hill, Carbon County. Samuel Holland married them. The notice of the wedding appeared in the Mauch Chunk Courier on 25 January 1834.
On the 7th of January 1835 William Denton Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz in Tamaqua, Carbon County.
On the 5th of March 1837 Phoebe A. Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
On the 15th of February 1839 Anna E. Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
In 1840 George Fritz is living in Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania. His household includes one male between 5 and 9 years old (William), two males between 20 and 30, one male between 30 and 40 (George), two females under 5 (Phoebe and Anna), one female between 10 and 15 and one female between 20 and 30 (Susannah).
In August 1841 Miranda Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
In about 1843 Sarah A. Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
On the 1st of May 1848 Mary Alice Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
In 1850 George and Susannah Fritz are living in Huntington, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Living with them are their children William, Phoebe, Anna, Miranda, Sarah and Mary. Also living with them are Robert Santer and Elock Colley. George is 43, Susannah is 37, William is 16, Phoebe is 13, Ann is 11, Miranda is 9, Sarah is 7 and Mary is 2 years old. George and William are blacksmiths. The value of their real estate owned was $200.
About 1851 Levi Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
About 1853/55 Albert Wallace Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
About 1855/56 Ella/Ellen Fritz was born to Susannah Sisty and George Fritz.
Phoebe A. Fritz married William C. Barnard. George Barnard was born about 1857.
Anna E. Fritz married George H. Wells on the 15th of April 1857. Harry F. Wells was born in 1857 and died in May 1857. An infant girl Wells was born in 1858.
In 1860 George and Susannah are living in Huntington Mills, Luzerne County. They are living with their children Sarah, Alice, Levi and A. Wallace. Also living with them is Ellen W. Fritz, perhaps George’s sister. George is 52, Susannah is 47, Sarah is 14, Alice is 12, Levi is 9, A. Wallace is 7 years old. Ellen is 36 years old. George is a blacksmith. The value of their real estate is $1,000 and the value of their personal estate is $200.
Samuel Curtis Barnard was born about 1861 to Phoebe Fritz and William C. Barnard. Harry Barnard was born about 1867.
William Melville Wells was born in 1862 to Anna E. Fritz and George H. Wells. An infant boy Wells was born in 1864. Clement Woodrie/Woodin Wells was born in October 1866. Harvey Thompson Wells was born on the 19th of February 1869.
Miranda Fritz married David H. Walker in 1867.
William Denton Fritz married Catherine Hartman on the 14th of July 1867. Grace Fritz was born in 1868.
In 1870 George and Susannah Fritz are living in District 3, Caroline County, Maryland. They are living with their children Albert W and Ella W. George is 62, Susannah is 57, Albert W is 17 and Ella W. is 15 years old. George is a farmer. The value of their personal estate is $300. They were born in Pennsylvania.
Harvey W. Walker was born in August 1870 to Miranda Fritz and and David H. Walker. Levi Walker, Lizzie Walker, George Walker, Abbey Walker, Phoebe Walker and Emma Walker were born to Miranda and David.
An infant daughter Wells, perhaps Helen Jean Wells, was born on the 19th of July 1871 to Anna E. Fritz and George H. Wells.
Anna Mary Fritz was born in 1871 to William D. Fritz and Catherine Hartman.
Mary Alice Fritz married Charles W. Frantz on the 24th of May 1876 in First United Methodist Church in Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania. Charles was the son of Martha Jane Roody and Michael Frantz.
From the gravestones below - Martha Jane, wife of Michael Frantz, died 24 Mar 1895, age 65 yrs, 5 mos, 23 days and Michael Frantz died 3 February 1880 aged 60 years.
Ella/Ellen Fritz married Chester Obitz in 1873. John Monroe Obitz was born on the 24th of June 1877. Annie Obitz was born in February 1880.
Levi Fritz died in June 1874.
Albert Wallace Fritz married Anna M. Moyer.
In 1880 George and Susannah Fritz are living in Briar Creek, Columbia County, Pennsylvania. They are living with their son Wallace and his wife Anna M. George is 72, Susannah is 67, Wallace is 26 and Anna is 23 years old. George is a blacksmith, Susannah is keeping house, Wallace is a blacksmith and Anna is a house keeper.
Lulu Fritz was born in May 1882 to Albert Wallace Fritz and Anna M. Moyer. Anna M. (Moyer) Fritz died in May 1882 in Briar Creek.
Carrie Obitz was born in June of 1883 to Ella/Ellen Fritz and Chester Obitz. Frances Obitz was born in January of 1888.
Albert Wallace Fritz married Charlotte “Lottie” M. Jackson in 1887.
Susannah (Sisty) Fritz died in March 1888.
Helen Obitz was born in January 1891 to Ella/Ellen Fritz and Chester Obitz. Leah Obitz was born in September 1893. Florence Obitz was born in May 1894.
William C. Barnard died in 1895 and Phoebe A. (Fritz) Barnard died in 1915.
|Last updated: Thursday, 25-Oct-2018 10:59:38 MDT |||Author: Ed Mashmann|