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 Jordan Magidson Fritzius

Jordan Magidson Fritzius

Birth
Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jan 1914 (aged 77)
Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 55249470 · View Source
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Jordan Magidson Fritzius is the son of Lewis and Elizabeth Fritzius.

From Daily Messenger, January 15, 1914, received from Mifflin Township Historical Society:

Old Steel Worker Dead
Jordan H. (sic) Fritzius, 78 years old, died in his home, 641 Corey avenue, Braddock, yesterday. He was born in Sharpsburg, where his father, Lolis (sic: Louis) Fritzius, was a pioneer boat builder. When 16 years old he went to Port Perry and worked at his father`s occupation. He went to Braddock in 1878, entering the employ of Edgar Thomson Steel Company. He left the company in 1891 to open a hotel in Braddock. Later he opened another hotel there, as well as one in Niles, O. Mr. Fritzius served through the Civil war, and was a member of the Major A. M. Harper Post 181, G.A.R. and Union Veteran Legion. He attended the First Christian Church. His wife and two sisters are left.

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Thank you, Jane Hoveland, for giving me his headstone photo.


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  • Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
  • Added: 21 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55249470
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jordan Magidson Fritzius (Oct 1836–14 Jan 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55249470, citing Braddock Cemetery, Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Osman Morris (contributor 47031897) .