George Lorentz

18 April 1853–23 April 1934 (Age 81)
Alsace-Lorraine, Germany

The Life of George

George Lorentz was born on 18 April 1853, in Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. He married Mary Gangloff on 22 October 1878, in Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cheektowaga, Erie, New York, United States in 1880. He died on 23 April 1934, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lancaster, Lancaster, Erie, New York, United States.

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George Lorentz
Mary Gangloff
Marriage: 22 October 1878
Frances Mary Lorentz
George J. Lorentz
Frank Leo Lorentz
Joseph Edward Lorentz
Edward August Lorentz
Clara C. Lorentz
Rose Odellia Lorentz
Amelia Lorentz
Antonette Lorentz

Spouse and Children


    Mary Gangloff


22 October 1878
Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 11

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Lorenz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • GEORGE LORENTZ, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Lorentz, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • George Lorentz, "New York State Census, 1905"

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