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Francis Marion "Frank" Fritz
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1841
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 9, 1909
Petrolia
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

Francis Marion Fritz is the son of Jesse H. Fritz and Martha Fritz (nee Williams).

His paternal grandparents: George Fritzius and Eva Catherine Fritzius (nee Jordan) from Germany.

His maternal grandparents: Francis and Elizabeth Williams from England.

He was the second born child, having these siblings (Source is Family Bible):
Lewis born March 19. 1839
Robert W. born July 18, 1843
Elizabeth born May 13, 1845
Thomas B. born May 14, 1847
Catherine Ann born May 5, 1849
Jesse H. born August 15, 1852
Eliza Jane born September 18, 1854
William James born February 9, 1857
Ella May born February 14, 1860

He married Susanna (Susan A.) McDonald (nee Barrickman) who had two sons, Charles A. McDonald and John "Dick" Richard McDonald. All of Frank and Susan's children are linked below.

Book, History of Butler Co., Pennsylvania, Vol. Two, by C. Hale Sipe, 1927, pages 1213, 1214:
"Francis F. (sic: M.) Fritz, deceased, was a well known business man of Petrolia for many years. He was born in Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania, owned and operated a restaurant business at Petrolia and was successful. He died in 1909 and is buried at that place. He was a Democrat and served as tax collector for several terms. His widow, also born in Armstrong County, resides at Petrolia. To Mrs. and Mrs. Fritz the following children were born: Frank, lives at Douglas, Kansas; Martha, married Grant Curry, lives at Jefferson Center, Pennsylvania; Lillian, married Edward Miller, lives at Kittanning, Pennsylvania; Ella, married Louis (sic: Lewis) Campbell, lives at Petrolia, Pennsylvania; Emma, married Jesse Curry, lives at DuBois, Pennsylvania; Georgia, at home; Grover C., the subject of this sketch; and Mary, married Arthur Osman, lives at Detroit, Michigan."

Buried May 11, 1909.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Martha Williams Fritz (1816 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna Barrickman Fritz (1846 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Marion Fritz (1873 - 1950)*
  Martha Elizabeth Fritz Curry (1875 - 1952)*
  Lillian Agnes Fritz Miller (1876 - 1963)*
  Ella Mae Fritz Campbell (1879 - 1967)*
  Emma Frances Fritz Curry (1882 - 1937)*
  Georgiana Fritz (1884 - 1947)*
  Grover Cleveland Fritz (1887 - 1971)*
  Mary Estella Fritz Osman (1890 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Marion Fritz (1841 - 1909)
  Catherine Ann Fritz Hite (1849 - 1928)*
  Jesse H. Fritz (1852 - 1926)*
  William James Fritz (1857 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bear Creek Cemetery
Petrolia
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Sep 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29905679
Francis Marion Frank Fritz
Added by: Beverly Osman Morris
 
 
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Rest In Peace, my great-grandfather.
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Sep. 18, 2008
 
 
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