William Daniel Artz

21 December 1864–4 December 1934 (Age 69)
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of William Daniel

When William Daniel Artz was born on 21 December 1864, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, his father, Gustavus Artz, was 33 and his mother, Caroline Stelter, was 21. He married Emma Bertha Ischy on 7 December 1907, in Travis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 4 December 1934, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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William Daniel Artz
Emma Bertha Ischy
Marriage: 7 December 1907
Theodore Edward Artz
Minnie Artz
Gus George Artz
Lena Mae Artz

Spouse and Children

7 December 1907
Travis, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Gustavus Artz


    Caroline Stelter




    Georg Gustave Artz



    Emma Artz


    Edward Hebert Artz


    Charles Frederick John Artz


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 1

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name A(a)rt, a reduced form of Arnt ( see Arndt , Arnold ), or sometimes from a reduced form of the personal name Alaert or Adriaan.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William D Artz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Artz in household of Gustavus Artz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Artz in household of Caroline Artz, "United States Census, 1880"

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