Georges Wantz

about 1755–
Rosheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Georges

Georges Wantz was born about 1755, in Rosheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. He married Marguerite Wolff about 1780, in Rosheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Georges Wantz
Marguerite Wolff
Marriage: about 1780
Marie Therese Wantz

Spouse and Children


    Marguerite Wolff


about 1780
Rosheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


    Marie Therese Wantz


World Events (7)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 23

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 28

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.

Age 34

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Wanzo, a short form of a compound name formed with wan ‘hope’, ‘expectation’ as the first element.

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

Sources (1)

  • Georges Wantz in entry for Joseph Andre, "France, Marriages, 1546-1924"

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