This is a very special photo I share with you today – I can identify those in the photo – and they are related to Ritchey! Rosa Leuenberger, Ritchey’s great-grandmother, is the bridesmaid in this photo. She’s very beautiful, isn’t she, very fine features. Her brother, John, is […]
May I present Rosa Leuenberger and George Edwin Hertz, my husband’s great-grandparents! Rosa’s parents were Jacob Leuenberger and Margarite Streich, both born in Switzerland. George’s parents were Henry Hertz and Amelia Florentine Probst, both born in Germany. Rosa was born March 31, 1876, and George, November 21, 1867, […]
Esther Myra Hertz, Ritchey’s grandmother, led a tragic, short life. She was the daughter of George Edwin Hertz and Rosa Leuenberger of Solon, Johnson County, Iowa. Her paternal grandparents were Henry Hertz and Amelia Florentina Probst; and maternal grandparents were Jacob Leuenberger and Margarite Streich. George Hertz and […]
George Edwin Hertz was born 146 years ago – November 21, 1867 – in Johnson County, Iowa. George was the son of Henry Hertz and Amelia Florentina Probst. He married Rosa Leuenberger in 1898. George and Rosa had 2 children: Harold and Esther Myra Hertz.
Family Group Sheet for Henry Hertz Husband: Henry Hertz Birth: 09 Jan 1824 in Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Death: 29 Apr 1904 in Johnson Co., Iowa Burial: 02 May 1904 in Oakland Cemetery, Solon, Iowa Mother: Christine Heydt Father: Johann Daniel Hertz Wife: Amelia Florentina Probst Birth: 1834 in […]
Esther Myra Hertz was born 112 years ago – October 22, 1901 – in Johnson County, Iowa. Esther was the daughter of George Edwin Hertz and Rosa Leuenberger. She married James E. Jolly about 1921. Esther and James had one son: Rex Edwin Jolly (later adopted by the […]
Harold Hertz was born 114 years ago – October 1, 1899 – in Johnson County, Iowa. Harold was the son of George E. Hertz and Rosa Leuenberger. I have no information about marriage or children. Harold’s sister was Esther Myra Hertz.
George Edwin Hertz died 71 years ago – July 28, 1942 – in Johnson County, Iowa. George was the son of Henry Hertz and Amelia Florentina Probst, originally from Darmstadt, Germany. George married Rosa Leuenberger September 28, 1898. They had 2 children: Harold and Esther Myra Hertz.
Esther Myra Hertz Jolly died 89 years ago – May 25, 1924 – in Butler, Missouri. Esther was the daughter of George Edwin Hertz and Rosa Leuenberger, born in Johnson County, Iowa, October 22, 1901. Esther married James Jolly of western Kentucky. They had one son, Rex Edwin, […]
Rosa Leuenberger Hertz died 106 years ago – March 1, 1907 – in Grainfield, Kansas. Rosa was the daughter of Jacob Leuenberger and Margarith Streich. She was born March 31, 1876, in Solon, Johnson County, Iowa. September 28, 1898, Rosa married George Edwin Hertz, son of Henry Hertz […]