Frances Fretz

10 May 1833–12 August 1921 (Age 88)
Bullskin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Fretz was born on 10 May 1833, in Bullskin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Overholt Fretz, was 46 and her mother, Frances Shellenberger, was 36. She married Martin Newcomer Stauffer on 15 November 1850, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 August 1921, in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Newcomer Stauffer
1828–1892
Frances Fretz
1833–1921
Marriage: 15 November 1850
Mary Frances Stauffer
1851–1922
John Abraham Fretts Stauffer
1855–1933
Uriah H. Stauffer
1857–1941
Aaron C Stauffer
1859–
Sherman Martin Stauffer
1864–1940
Henry A Stauffer
1866–1917
Stauffer
1869–1869
Nellie F Stauffer
1871–
Lena Stauffer
1878–1878

Spouse and Children

    Martin Newcomer Stauffer

    Male1828–1892Male

    Female1833–1921Female

MARRIAGE
15 November 1850
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Frances Stauffer

    Female1851–1922Female

    John Abraham Fretts Stauffer

    Male1855–1933Male

    Uriah H. Stauffer

    Male1857–1941Male

    Aaron C Stauffer

    Male1859–Male

    Male1864–1940Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Fritz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frances Stauffer in household of Martin Stauffer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frances Stouffer in household of Marten Stouffer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Frances Fretz -

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