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LANTZ,  Alexander

LANTZ, Alexander

Male 1793 - 1873  (80 years)

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  • Name LANTZ, Alexander  [1
    Born 1793  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • According to censuses he was born in Pennsylvania.
    Gender Male 
    Census Details of 1830 federal Census, Wayne, Green County, Pennsylvania:
    381 written on sheet, image 7 of 14 on ancestry.com
    Alexander Lantz males - 3(5-9), 1(30-39); females - 1(-5), 2(10-14), 1(20-29), 1(80-89); black female free - 1(-10); blind 1

    Details of 1840 federal Census, Tyler County, Virginia:
    page 32 written in
    Alexander Lantz males - 1(-5), 1(10-15), 2(15-20), 1(20-30) 1(40-50); females - 1(-5), 1(10-15), 1(15-20), 1(30-40)
    [Note: on same page as Edmund, James, and John Hays, Amos Minor, and a William Straight, all surnames related to our ancestors]
    [In 1826 and 1828 purchased land in Tyler County; in 1836 a land purchase indicates he was of Tyler County]

    Details of 1850 federal Census, 64 District, Wetzel County, [West] Virginia:
    page 2[?] 3 written in, 13 July, lines 13-20, 17/17
    13. Alex Lantz, age 57, male, farmer, value of real estate owned 8000, born in PA[Pennsylvania]
    14. Margaret Lantz, age 47, female, born in PA
    15. Jacob Lantz, age 28, male, farmer, born in PA
    16. Samuel Lantz, age 24, male, farmer, born im PA
    17. Lewis Lantz, age 17, male, farmer, born in PA
    18. Massy Lantz, age 11, female, born VA [Virginia], attended school within the year
    19. Lot Lantz, age 6, male, born in VA, attended school within the year
    20. Jane Hammond, age 19, female, born in VA
    [In 1841 purchased land which indicated he was of Wentzel County; 1842 land purchase indicated he was of Tyler assuming the family moved about this time to Wetzel]

    Details of 1860 Census, Davenport, Wetzel County, [West] Virginia:
    p. 38-39 (ancestry.com page 38-39 of 168), 15 June, 269/270
    38. Lantz, Alexander 66, m, w, farmer, real estate 14415, personal estate 1685, born in Pennsylvania
    39. Lantz, Margaret 57 f, w, born in ?
    40. Lantz, Samuel 34, m, w, farmer, born in Virginia
    page 39
    1. Lantz, Margaret 24, f, w, born in Virginia
    2. Lantz, Massa 20, m, w, born in Virginia
    3. Lantz, Lot 17, m, w, born in Virginia
    4. Jacobs, Levi 11, m, w, born in Virginia
    5. Jacobs, Pleasy 6, f, w, born in Virginia
    6. [Grooms?], Margaret 26, f, w, domestic, born in Virginia
    Still owned property in Tyler County, when living here, sold 600 acres in 1860, see land notes.

    Details of 1870 Census, Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia:
    p. 3 (ancestry.com page 81 of 327), 16 August, 16/16
    9. Lantz, Alexander 77, m, w, farmer, real estate 19000, personal estate 2000 born in Pennsylvania
    10. Lantz, Margaret 67, f, w, keeping house, born in Virginia
    11. Lantz, Samuel 44, m, w, at home, born in Pennsylvania
    12. Lantz, Lot 27, m, w, at home, born in Virginia
    13. Grooms, Margaret 28, f, w, domestic servant, born in Ohio
    14. Lantz, Margaret 34, f, w, at home, born in Pennsylvania
    15. Lantz, Prercen? 16, m, w, at school, born in Virginia
    16. Lantz, Jacob 7, m, w, born in Virginia
    17. Lantz, Margaret 5, f, w, born in West Virginia
    [Note: John Hays is living next door, a GEORGE family and Elza Shepard are at the bottom of the same page.] 
    Census 1840  Tyler County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1850  District 64, Wetzel County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1860  Davenport, Wetzel County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1870  Grant Township, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Died 7 Jan 1873  Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Lantz Cemetery.
    Person ID I96  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2016 

    Father LANTZ, Johannes (John),   b. 5 Jun 1747, Monocacy, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1817, Greene County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother WAGGONER, Barbara,   b. 1754, Whitemarsh, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1834, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1780 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MINOR, Margret,   b. 13 Dec 1802, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1886  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1817  Monongalia County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. LANTZ, Susanna,   b. 16 Apr 1820, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1889, Montrose, Wright County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. LANTZ, Samuel,   b. Abt 1826, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. LANTZ, Mary
     4. LANTZ, Jacob
     5. LANTZ, John
     6. LANTZ, Delilah
     7. LANTZ, Lewis
     8. LANTZ, Margaret
     9. LANTZ, Massa
     10. LANTZ, Lot
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Alexander Lantz
    Alexander Lantz
    This headstone is getting hard to read as time goes by.

  • Sources 
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