Leonhard Michel Lutz

28 December 1792–5 November 1875 (Age 82)
Wörnitz, Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Leonhard Michel

When Leonhard Michel Lutz was born on 28 December 1792, in Wörnitz, Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Johann Leonhard Lutz, was 16 and his mother, Christine, was 20. He married Unknown before 1824, in Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 5 November 1875, in Harleysville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Kulpsville, Towamencin, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Leonhard Michel Lutz
Marriage: before 1824
Maria Margaretha Lutz
Johann Frederick Lutz

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before 1824


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 20

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Age 22

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig .2 South German (Lütz): from a short form of a name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from a Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.3 French: habitational name from Lutz-en-Dunois in Eure-et-Loir. This is a common name in PA and OH.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard Michel Lutz, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1882"
  • Leonard Michel Lutz, "United States Index to Passenger Arrivals, Atlantic and Gulf Ports, 1820-1874"
  • Leonard Michael Lutz in entry for John Leonhard Lutz and Lizzie Meyer, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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