Wenzel Franz

10 September 1889–12 July 1964 (Age 74)

The Life of Wenzel

Wenzel Franz was born on 10 September 1889, in Czechoslovakia. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Schneltzer. He lived in Baldwin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Jefferson Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 12 July 1964, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wenzel Franz
Mary Schneltzer
Carl John Franz
Margaret Franz
Theresa Franz
Robert Franz
William Franz
Louis J. Franz

Spouse and Children



    Carl John Franz


    Margaret Franz


    Theresa Franz


    Robert Franz


    William Franz


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Franz, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus ( see Francis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wenzel Franz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wenzel Franz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wenzel Franz, "United States Census, 1930"

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