After watching Genealogy Roadshow on PBS last night I couldn’t help but think about the differences in family history and when our ancestors came to this great land. All my family lines were here before the Revolutionary War. I have no ancestors who came during the waves of […]
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 […]
Christine Heydt was born 222 years ago – October 30,1791 – in Germany. Christine married Johann Daniel Hertz November 21, 1811. They had 5 children: Henry, Christine, Elizabeth, Lisette and Charles Hertz. The family immigrated to the United States in 1835. Johann died while on the voyage and […]
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.
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 […]
Henry Hertz and Amelia Florentina Probst are Ritchey’s great-great-grandparents. We found them about ten years ago, and at that time visited Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Missouri – following the course of Ritchey’s family lines, both of this mother and father. In the spring we are planning another trip […]
Albert J. Hertz was born 164 years ago – November 13, 1848 – in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Albert was the son of Henry Hertz and Anne Tilton. He married Sarah E. Gobin in Johnson County, Iowa. Albert and Sarah had 6 children: Charles, Henry, George, Sophia, Ada and Elsie […]