Mariah Lutz

1815–1904 (Age 89)
White Deer, White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mariah

When Mariah Lutz was born on 11 November 1815, in White Deer, White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Lutz, was 32 and her mother, Mary E. Ranck, was 35. She lived in Madison Township, Hancock, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Canton Township, Lincoln, Dakota Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 10 December 1904, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lutz
Mary E. Ranck
Jeremiah Lutz
Daniel Lutz
Mariah Lutz
Susanna Lutz
Eleanor Lutz
John C. Lutz
Sarah Lutz
Samuel Lutz
David Lutz
Charles Lutz

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Lutz


  • Female1780–1871Female



  • Jeremiah Lutz


  • Daniel Lutz


  • Female1815–1904Female

  • Female1818–1908Female

  • Female1820–1883Female

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 31

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Gilespie in household of Charles Gilespie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maria Gillespie in household of Charles Gillespie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mariah Girtz in entry for Ellen Edson, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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