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George F Heitz
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Birth: Dec. 11, 1855
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1927
Floyd County
Iowa, USA

History of Floyd County 1882 Page 1041

G. F. Heitz

Was born in Jo Davies County, Ill., Dec. 11, 1855. He is a son of John Heitz, who, in the year 1868, purchased 183 acres on section 2, Ulster Township, Floyd County, were G. F. Heitz and his brother, John Heitz, Jr., now reside.

In the year 1876 G. F. Heitz came to Ulster Township and worked about one year on a farm. That fall he returned to Illinois, there he remained till the following March, when he, in company with his father and family, moved to Floyd County, Ia., where his father still resides.

In the Fall G. F. returned to Illinois, and the 19th of February was married to Miss Mary Haas, who was also born in Joe Davies County, Ill. This same spring he and wife moved to Charles City, remaining only a short time, when he moved on to the piece of land formerly purchased by his father in Ulster Township; he and his brother each buying a half of 183 acres.

In the year 1869 Mr. Heitz built himself a pleasant residence. His farm is one of the good ones of Floyd County. Up till the present he has turned his attention principally to farming, but recently has turned his mind toward stock raising. This year he has thirty acres of corn, eighteen acres of oats, fifteen acres of wheat, and twenty-eight acres in hay. Has on hand fifty head of hogs, eight head of cattle, and four horses.

His family consists of two children - John William and an infant daughter. Is a sound Republican. Is at present the Constable of Ulster Township.
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1860 US Census: Derinda, Jo Daviess, Illinois
John Heitz 40 born abt 1820 Baden
Lonza Heitz 45 born abt 1815 Baden
Charles Heitz 12 born abt 1848 at sea
John Heitz 9 born abt 1851 Illinois
Caroline Heitz 9 born abt 1851 Illinois (married William Strate)-mothers maiden name Louisa Schuler
Margaret Heitz 5 born abt 1855 Illinois
George Heitz 4 born abt 1856 Illinois
Judy Heitz 2 born abt 1858 Illinois
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1870 US Census: Derinda, Jo Daviess, Illinois
John Heitz 50 born abt 1820 Germany
Jenkin Heitz 44 born abt 1826 Holland
John Heitz 18 born abt 1852 Illinois
George Heitz 14 born abt 1856 Illinois
Caroline Heitz 15 born abt 1855 Illinois
Peter Heitz 11 born abt 1859 Hollans
Julia Heitz 12 born abt 1858 Illinois
Dolly Heitz 8 born abt 1862 Illinois
Laura Heitz 1 born abt 1869 Illinois

**according to the 1925 Iowa Census: Caroline Heitz Strate's parents were John Heitz born Germany and Louisa Schuler born Germany
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1880 US Census: Saint Charles, Floyd, Iowa
John Heitz 61 born abt 1819 Baden
Zankaz Heitz, wife 54 born abt 1826 Holland
Caroline Heitz 23 born abt 1857 Illinois
Julia Heitz 19 born abt 1861 Illinois
Charles Heitz 18 born abt 1862 Illinois
Clara Heitz 11 born abt 1869 Illinois
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1925 Iowa Census: Charles City, Floyd, Iowa
(a) G. F. Heitz 69 born abt 1856 Illinois
parents John Heitz and Louise Schuler
(b) Walberga Heitz 62 born abt 1863 Wisconsin
Parents John Pertzborn and Marie Meyer both born Germany
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Name: G. F. Heitz
Death Date: 1927
Page #: 48
Birth Date: 1855
Cemetery: W. St. Chas. ME
Town: St. Chas.
Level Info: Tombstone Records of Floyd County
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According to a tree found on Ancestry, his parents were John Heitz and Louisa Schuler. His mother died b-4 the 1870 census Illinois and his father remarried to Janke Brummer 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Heitz (____ - 1890)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Ann Haas Heitz (1852 - 1921)
  Walburga Pertzborn Heitz (1862 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  William John Heitz (1880 - 1964)*
  Maggie Annie Heitz Hirsch (1882 - 1963)*
  Charles A Heitz (1884 - 1953)*
  Emma Caroline Heitz Koehler (1887 - 1970)*
  Ida E Heitz Stoeber (1892 - 1968)*
  Frederick Heitz (1894 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Heitz (1852 - 1927)*
  Caroline Heitz Strate (1852 - 1930)*
  George F Heitz (1855 - 1927)
  Julia Ann Heitz (1858 - 1890)*
  Clara E Heitz Jung (1868 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Saint Charles United Methodist Cemetery
Floyd County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: DM Scott
Record added: Aug 02, 2012
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