Carl Christian FRITZ

Male23 November 1864–14 February 1918

Brief Life History of Carl Christian

When Carl Christian FRITZ was born on 23 November 1864, in Germany, his father, Jakob Friedrich FRITZ, was 34 and his mother, Sophia Christina KAYSER, was 32. He married Anna C. Meyer on 22 September 1889, in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Württemberg, Germany in 1864 and Queens, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 14 February 1918, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, United States.

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Carl Christian FRITZ
Anna C. Meyer
Marriage: 22 September 1889
Carl Fritz
Anna Christina Fritz
William Christian Fritz
Amelia Augusta Fritz
Bertha Marie Fritz

Sources (13)

  • Charles Fritz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carl Christian Fritz, "Germany, Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Carl Christian Fritz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1889Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 17

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a pet form of the personal name Friedrich . This form of the surname is also found in Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, and France (Alsace and Lorraine), and also in central European countries such as Slovenia, Croatia, Czechia, and Slovakia, where it is more often spelled in the Slavicized form Fric (see below).

    Americanized or Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian Fric: from the personal name Fric, a pet form, of German origin (see above), of Old Czech and Slovak Fridrich, Slovenian Friderik, Croatian Fridrik, equivalents of German Friedrich .

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

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