Maria Elizabeth Lutz

1745–1795 (Age 50)
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria Elizabeth

When Maria Elizabeth Lutz was born in 1745, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Peter Lutz, was 25 and her mother, Rosina Leibfritz, was 25. She married Johannes Lorenz Steigerwald. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1795, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50.

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Maria Elizabeth Lutz
Johannes Lorenz Steigerwald
Anna Catharina Steiger

Spouse & Children

  • Female1745–1795Female

  • Johannes Lorenz Steigerwald




  • Anna Catharina Steiger


Parents & Siblings

  • John Peter Lutz


  • Rosina Leibfritz




+1 More Child

World Events (4)


Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 31

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 41

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 (1)

  • Maria in entry for Anna Catharine Steigerwald, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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