When Woodrow Wilson Portz was born on 15 September 1912, in Newcomerstown, Oxford Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, John Elmer Portz, was 37 and his mother, Annetta Lieser, was 34. He married Dorothy Marie Kincaid on 17 July 1948, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Oxford Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 15 February 2002, in Solon, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, North Solon, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.
German: variant of Porz, a habitational name from a town so named near Cologne. The name proves the point that the name (from Latin porta) and the object (‘city gate’) came to the ancient Germanic north with the Romans who introduced construction in stone. Compare Ports .