Joseph Frantz

7 April 1804–20 September 1877 (Age 73)
North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Frantz was born on 7 April 1804, in Whitehall Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Heinrich Anthony Koenig Frantz, was 32 and his mother, Margaretha Ritter, was 29. He married Salome Roth in 1827, in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 20 September 1877, in Whitehall Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Egypt Cemetery, Egypt, Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Frantz
1804–1877
Salome Roth
1808–1872
Marriage: 1827
Elias Frantz
1828–1906
Amandes Frantz
1830–1913
William Frantz
1831–
Thomas Frantz
1832–1899
Tilghman Frantz
1834–1874
Catherina Anna Frantz
1839–1905
Sara Maria Frantz
1843–1847

Spouse and Children

    Male1804–1877Male

    Salome Roth

    Female1808–1872Female

MARRIAGE
1827
North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Elias Frantz

    Male1828–1906Male

    Amandes Frantz

    Male1830–1913Male

    William Frantz

    Male1831–Male

    Thomas Frantz

    Male1832–1899Male

    Tilghman Frantz

    Male1834–1874Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

Egypt was part of the new Lehigh County which was formed in 1812 with the division of Northampton County into two counties.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

German: older spelling of Franz .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Relationship to Ric Hoover

Joseph is related to Ric Hover to Charles Kerchner (a noted PA genealogist) as 4th cousins, 1 generation removed. Joseph is the common Frantz ancestor.

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Frantz, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Franz, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Franz in entry for Mentor Franz, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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