Martin Lenzi

19 October 1815–18 October 1898 (Age 82)
Wallbach, Aargau, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Martin

When Martin Lenzi was born on 19 October 1815, in Wallbach, Aargau, Switzerland, his father, Anthony Anton Lenzi, was 28 and his mother, Martha Agatha Herzog, was 20. He married Elizabeth Jane Height on 29 October 1840, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 18 October 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Lenzi
Mary Ann Lutz
Marriage: 3 March 1853
John Alexander Lenzi
Annie Eliza Lutz Lenzi
Sophia Elizabeth Lenzi
Charles Henry Lenzi
Joseph Albert Lenzi
Julia Emma Lutz Lenzi
George Washington Lenzi
Samuel Franklin Lenzi
Wendall Leon Lutz Lenzi
Clara Thomas Lenzi

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  • Marriage
    3 March 1853Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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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

    Some characteristic forenames: Italian Ennio, Geno, Marco, Marino, Pasquale, Philomena, Salvatore, Aldo, Angelo, Aniello, Dante, Deno. French Armand, Camille, Patrice.Italian: patronymic or plural form of Lenzo . This surname is also found in southern France and Corsica.

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

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    Lenzi - In the twelfth ward, Salt Lake City, Oct. 18 1898, Martin Lenzi Aged 83 years. Notice of funeral hereafter. The Salt Lake Herald October 19, 1898, page 8, image 8 http://chronicling …

    Sources (88)

    • Martin Lenzi in entry for John A Lenzi, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Martin Linsey, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Martin Leuzi in entry for F W Leuzi and Calista J French, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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