Maria Katherina Lutz

1873–1920 (Age 46)
Frank, Saratov Oblast, Russia

The Life of Maria Katherina

When Maria Katherina Lutz was born on 23 December 1873, in Frank, Saratov Oblast, Russia, her father, David Lutz, was 29 and her mother, Maria Elisabeth "Lizzie" Hill, was 24. She married Johann George Giesick on 12 January 1895, in Walter, Volgograd, Russia, Soviet Union. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 2 December 1920, in Brush, Morgan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Brush, Morgan, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maria Katherina Lutz
Johann George Giesick
Marriage: 12 January 1895
Margaret Giesick
Anna Marie Giesick
Katherine Maria Giesick
Edith Giesick
Joseph Henry Giesick
Elvina Amelia Giesick
Esther Emma Giesick
Clara Helen Giesick
Arthur Giesick
Baby Giesick

Spouse & Children

12 January 1895
Walter, Volgograd, Russia, Soviet Union


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • David Lutz


  • Maria Elisabeth "Lizzie" Hill




  • Female1873–1920Female

  • David Lutz


  • Adam Lutz


  • George Lutz


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 3

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

Age 13

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (3)

  • Marie Giesiek in household of George Giesiek, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Giesick in household of Georg Giesick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maria Katharina Lutz Giesick, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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