George Hertz Family

Note by Phyllis Brown:  George Edwin Hertz is Ritchey’s great-grandfather.  He is the son of Henry and Florentina Probst Hertz.  George married Rosa Leuenberger 28 Sep 1898 in Johnson County, Iowa.  They had two children, Harold born in 1899, and Esther in 1901.  Rosa became ill with consumption […]

Snippets of Wills

Old Families of Charles County, Maryland 13 Nov 1708 – 10 May 1709 William Barton of Mattawoman.  Mentions Alex Simpson.  Wife Eliza – 500 acres in Stafford County, Virginia.  Son William – 300 acres at Mattawoman in two tracts, ‘Wintworth’s Woodhouse’ and ‘Cowland’.  Mentions Bartons of Warwickshire, England.  […]