William Wharton Lutz

17 February 1839–21 February 1893 (Age 54)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William Wharton

When William Wharton Lutz was born on 17 February 1839, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Albert Ellis Lutz, was 27 and his mother, Susannah Z Dubois, was 23. He married Emma Maria Edwards about 1864, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 21 February 1893, at the age of 54, and was buried in Newcastle, Placer, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wharton Lutz
Emma Maria Edwards
Marriage: about 1864
William H. Lutz
Louisa Lutz
Fredrick Lutz

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1864Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 18
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    German, Swiss German, and French: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig . Compare Lutes and Lutts .South German (Lütz): from a short form of the personal name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from an ancient Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Susannah Z. DuBois Lutz

    Susannah Z. DuBois had a heritage of noble birth whose second great grandfather gave up all and tried to destroy any and all evidence of his nobility when he abandoned his family esta te in sympathy t …

    Sources (10)

    • William Lutz in household of Albert Lutz, "United States Census, 1850"
    • W W Lutz in household of Albert Lutz, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Wm W Lutz, "United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903"

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