|Birth: ||Dec. 14, 1824|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 1903|
Curtis Matz was born December 14, 1824, in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Matz. On March 13, 1853, in Fairfield County, Ohio, he married Priscilla Valentine, daughter of Noah and Mary Elizabeth Conrad Valentine. They were the parents of 14 children: Samuel, Noah, Daniel, Mary Elizabeth, Wilson, Sarah, Jennie, Emmaline, Harriet Ann, Ida, Malinda, Alda M., Ezra and Cora Priscilla Matz. Curtis passed away April 17, 1903, in Stoutsville, Fairfield County, and was buried on the 19th n Maple Hill Cemetery there.
Fairfield County, Ohio Marriages 1852-1868:
"Valentine, Priscilla & Matz, Cordiz, 13 March 1853."
1890 Veterans Schedule:
Veteran's name:Curtis Matz
Home in 1890:Berne, Fairfield, Ohio
Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997:
Name: Curtis Matz
Death Date: 17 Apr 1903
Death Place: Clearcreek, Fairfield, Ohio
Birth Date: 1824
Birthplace: Reading, Pa.
Marital Status: Married
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07024-9
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 295271
Reference Number: Bk3 pg 163
Obituary for Curtis Matz, April, 1903:
"CURTIS MATZ DEAD. Fourteen Children Follow His Body to the Grave. Curtis Matz of Clearcreek Township, Fairfield County, died at his home Friday, April 17, of dropsy. He was 74 years of age. Mr. Matz is survived by his wife and fourteen children. Mrs. Matz was Miss Priscilla Valentine. The aged couple were married fifty years ago last month. The children are: Samuel, Daniel, Wilson, Noah, Mary, Ellen, Jennie, Hattie, Ida, Lena, Alda, Ezra, Cora and Emma. One child died in infancy. The funeral was held in Stoutsville Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Lutheran Reformed Church, Rev. Mr. Neff officiating. Burial was in the Stoutsville Cemetery."
Priscilla Valentine Matz (1833 - 1914)*
Samuel Matz (1853 - 1926)*
Noah C. Matz (1855 - 1924)*
Daniel Matz (1857 - 1940)*
Wilson Matz (1859 - 1944)*
Sarah Ellen Matz Oberdorfer (1860 - 1912)*
Jennie Matz (1862 - 1948)*
Harriet Ann Matz Keeney (1865 - 1945)*
Ida Matz Stout (1866 - 1951)*
Malinda Matz Bope (1867 - 1917)*
Alda M. Matz Rhoads (1870 - 1966)*
Maple Hill Cemetery
Maintained by: Gregg Freese
Originally Created by: Roberta Shupe Wasem
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41082646
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