Franz Carl Erdmann von Seitz was born 12 October 1719 in Obern-Pfalz his wife was:
Dorothea Francisca von Rotzmann.
His parrents were:
Captain Philipp Heinrich von Seitz. born 7 Juni 1680 - died on the 29 April 1741,mother Maria Rosina Juliana, daughter
of Georg Christoph von Buttlar zu Krautheim.
Johann Heinrich Seitz, born 1627 - died 1697 and Sibilla Magdalena, daughter of Georg Ernst von Reizenstein on Mühldorf adH Rößla and Düren valley.
Baron Oberst Franz Carl Erdmann von Seitz was a well known Colonel of the Hesse Cassel Garrison Regiment Von Seitz during the latter part of the American Revolution.He was buried in a crypt beneath St Paul's on 17 Dec 1782, per the reconstructed St Paul's burial register.This is the St. Paul's Church Parish - Burials Register entry.1782-12-17 Von Seitz (Col) Hessian. Thomas B. Akins wrote about him, and it reads in part as follows."Baron de Seitz... was buried under St. Paul's Church with military honors, with his full uniform, sword and spurs, according to the ancient custom in Germany when the last Baron of the race dies. Among his effects advertized for sale was his diamond ring and coach with three horses."Source: *History of Halifax,*Thomas B. Akins 1895,Publisher,Halifax(Nova Scotia) Historcal Society,page 84.