Franz Heinrich Carl Pritzel

27 June 1825–10 December 1909 (Age 84)
Ganz, Ostprignitz, Brandenburg, Germany

The Life Summary of Franz Heinrich Carl

When Franz Heinrich Carl Pritzel was born on 27 June 1825, in Ganz, Ostprignitz, Brandenburg, Germany, his father, Franz David Pritzel, was 37 and his mother, Charlotte Louise Reichnow, was 28. He married Caroline Wilhemine Henriette 'Hattie' Friedrich on 28 May 1855. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Baytown Township, Washington, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died on 10 December 1909, in Lakeland, Washington, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Afton, Washington, Minnesota, United States.

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Franz Heinrich Carl Pritzel
Caroline Wilhemine Henriette 'Hattie' Friedrich
Marriage: 28 May 1855
Augusta Wilhelmine Amelia Pritzel
Henrietta Augusta 'Hattie' Pritzel
Friedrich William Pritzel
Gustave Adolph Pritzel

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  • Marriage
    28 May 1855
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 5
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 27
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a pet form of Pritz 1.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Carl Pretzel, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles Pritzel in household of William Pritzel, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Charles Pritzel in entry for Hattie Augusta Hansen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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