William Titus Schrantz

24 December 1855–3 August 1938 (Age 82)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Titus

When William Titus Schrantz was born on 24 December 1855, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Illick Schrantz, was 29 and his mother, Maria Zoller, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Mrs Sarah Schrantz. He lived in Lower Saucon, Lower Saucon Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 3 August 1938, in Durham, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Durham, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Titus Schrantz
Mrs Sarah Schrantz
Marcus W Schrantz

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 8

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 22

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a dandy, from Middle High German schranz ‘slit’, ‘crack’, ‘young man wearing a slit cloak (schranze)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William T Schrantz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William T Schrantz in household of John T Schrantz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William T Schrantz in household of John Schrantz, "United States Census, 1860"

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