Welcome to the Orth Family History Pages

These pages deal with the family history of Johann Peter Orth, born in

Fürstengrund, Starkenburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt, (Hessen, Germany) in 1818 and died in Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada, in 1893.  It  includes information about his ancestors, descendants and his brothers and sisters - some of whom also emigrated to Canada and the United States.

 

This branch of the Orth family originally came from Eschau in the modern-day German state of Bavaria (Spessart Region of Miltenberg).  

 

Additional information is also available concerning other emigrants to North America from the area in which Johann Peter Orth lived. 

 

 

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