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Peter Getz
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1838
Death: Aug. 20, 1893

He was born January 11, 1838 in Bonfeld, Germany. Died August 20, 1893.

Peter Getz was about 17 years of age when, with his sister Katherine Getz, emigrated to America. They came in a Sail Boat and it took 48 days to cross the Atlantic. They arrived at Tremont, IL on January 1, 1856.
On December 18, 1862, Peter Getz married Eliza Walter (dau. of Adam Walter and Anna....). He was born January 15, 1835 in Brockstein, Canton-Solothurn, Switzerland. He died March 26, 1909. Eliza was a Midwife, and if all the deeds of kindness she rendered were recorded, they alone would make a book. She was known as "Tanta Eliza", to all. All seven of their children were born on the old John Getz farm.

Their Children:
1. John born February 7, 1864 and married June 17, 1888, Lizzie Sauder, (dau of Michael Sauder and Christina Wenger.) She was born April 16, 1868 - lived in Mansfield, Ohio. They had 8 children.
2. Lydia Getz born March 28, 1865 and died September 25, 1898. She married Christian Woerner, (son of Jacob Woerner and Johanna Lebzelter.) He was born march 26, 1859. They lived in Tremont, IL. They had 8 children.
3. Emma Getz born August 4, 1866, died December 12, 1927 lived with her sister.
4. Magdalena Getz born April 7, 1868 also lived with her sister.
5. William born October 27, 1869 and died October 27, 1871
6. Elisa born April 5, 1872 in Tremont, IL. She married May 3, 1891 Joseph Sauder (son of Michael Sauder and Christine Wenger.) He was born July 11, 1866 and was a Minister of the Apostolic Christian Church. They had 14 children.
7. Johanna born August 16, 1874 in Tremont, IL. She married January 6, 1895 Alex Stuber, (son of Jacob Stuber and Mary Nuesbaumer.) He was born March 30 1870 and died May 4, 1940. They had 13 children. Her two sisters lived with her also.

Genealogies of the Getz-Koch-Wick Families by Hanna M. Koch
Family links: 
  Peter Getz (1803 - 1873)
  Katharina Getz (1802 - 1867)
  Eliza W Getz (1835 - 1909)
  Ludwig Getz (1830 - 1898)*
  Eliza W Getz (1835 - 1909)*
  Peter Getz (1838 - 1893)
*Calculated relationship
Winzeler Cemetery
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: P. Amidon
Originally Created by: Alvin Oglesby
Record added: Apr 08, 2010
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Peter Getz
Added by: Alvin Oglesby
Peter Getz
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Peter Getz
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