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Wilhelm Wurtz Sr.1

Male
b. 1703, d. 1782


Family Anna Catharina Unknown b. 3 May 1706, d. 31 December 1791
Marriage* circa 1726  Tauberboschofsheim, Baden, Germany, Principal=Anna Catharina Unknown1 
Children  1. Wilhelm Wurtz Jr.
  2. Maria Elisabeth Virtz b. 27 May 1732, d. 24 Apr 1803
  3. Peter Phillip Werts b. 13 Jun 1737 or 14 Jun 1737, d. 22 May 1798
  4. Conrad Wirtz b. 1741, d. 27 Dec 1821

Note*   Wilhelm Arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the boat the Neptune , John Mason, Master, on September 23, 1753 from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Wilhelm"s trip originated in Tauberbischofsheim, Baden Germany. The ships log shows Wilhelm Wurtz, Sr., Wilhelm Wurtz, Jr., and Peter Wurtz. Wilhelm arrived in Loudoun County, Virginia around 1767 according to Loudoun County, Virginia Tax List.

On November 27, 1772 Wilhelm leased 100 acres from George William Fairfax near Dutchmans Run called Piedmont in Shelburne Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia, Deed Book 71-73.

1782 Applied for relief from taxes and levies due to age and infirmities, Loudoun County, Virginia. Order Book G, page 397 - RDV RNOTES.

Buried in the Old Lutheran Cemetery also known as New Jerusalem Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia, Row KK4. He was buried at NJLC, Lovettsville, VA.1 
Name Variation   William Werts1 
Birth* 1703  Baden, Germany1 
Marriage* circa 1726  Tauberboschofsheim, Baden, Germany, Principal=Anna Catharina Unknown1 
Immigration* 24 September 1753  Database: Pennsylvania Foreign Oaths of Allegiance
IMMIGRANTS INTO PENNSYLVANIA: Volume 1
Name: William Wertz Sr,
Ship: NEPTUNE
Captain: JOHN MASON
Place: ROTTERDAM
Date: SEPT. 24, 1753

Names of Passengers who Arrived in Philadelphia on Ship "Neptune" from Rotterdam, last from Cowes on 24 Sept 1753

(abbreviated)
Wilhelm Wurtz Jr.
Wilhelm Wurtz Sen.
Peter Wurtz1 
Census* 1754  Philadelphia Co., PA, Wilhelm and Wihlem, Jr. are shown living in Philadelphia in the 1754 Pennsylvania Census1 
Naturalization* 10 April 1761  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, Living in Lancaster, Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania1 
Burial* 1782  New Jerusalem Lutheran Chuch Cemetery aka Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Loudoun Co., VA, Buried in row KK1
Death* 1782  Lovettsville, Loudoun Co., VA1 

Citations
  1. [S57] Gary Virts Research, Gary Virts.


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