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ORTH FAMILY HISTORY

Revised December 2008

 

ORTH FAMILY TREE

 

(Direct "Orth" Ancestors and Descendants

of Johann Peter Orth)

 

GENERATION I

Hans Orth

 

b.  Unknown

d.  Unknown

m. Unknown

 

Wife:  Unknown

 

Children:

 

Christmann Orth  b. 1629 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany  d.  April 14, 1688 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

(There may be other children of Hans Orth but, to date, only Christmann has actually been confirmed).

 

GENERATION II

Christmann Orth

   

b. 1629 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

d.  April 14, 1688 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

m. 1643 and 1649

 

First Marriage:  

1643 Wildensee (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

Wife:

Catharina Bock

 

b. Unknown 

d. Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

Two children, Hans and Margetha, both of whom died in infancy.

 

Second Marriage:

October 2, 1649 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

Wife:

Margretha Haas

 

b.  Unknown

d.  April 6, 1685 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany

 

Children:

 

Johannes Bartholomäus Orth (also known as Barthel) b. 1656, Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany, d. March 23, 1736, Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Agatha Orth, b. about 1651, d. February 14, 1690, Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany (not married).

 

Martin Orth, b. Unknown, d. Unknown, married Barbara Völcker.

 

Elias Orth, b. about 1658, d. February 15, 1658, Eschau (Spessart, Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

Elias Orth, b. January 27, 1663, Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, d. about January 29, 1663, Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

Christmann Orth, b. about 1663 Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, d. October 8, 1699, Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany, married Anna Margretha Völker on July 31, 1688.

 

Anna Barbara Orth, b. about February 18, 1666, d. unknown, married July 31, 1688 to Unknown.

 

 

GENERATION III

Johannes Bartholomäus Orth

 

b. About 1656  Eschau (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

Buried:  March 23, 1736  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

m. November 14, 1687 

 

Wife:

Anna Margretha Hertel 

 

b. January 6, 1657/58 Hofstetten (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany. 

Buried:  February 24, 1734, Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Children:

 

Barbara Orth b. September 17, 1688 Hofstetten (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany d. November 16, 1689 Hofstetten (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany.

 

Johannes Orth b. February 6, 1691 Hofstetten (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany d. March 21, 1753 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Johannes Adam Orth b. Breitenbrunn (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. December 12, 1735 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Johannes Jacob Orth b. August 13, 1699 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. date and place of death unknown.

 

Nicolaus Orth  Baptized: March 6, 1704 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. date and place of death unknown.

 

GENERATION IV

Johannes Orth

 

b. February 6, 1691 Hofstetten (Spessart), Grafschaft Erbach, Germany

d. March 21, 1753  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

 m. November 25, 1716  Lützelbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Wife:

Maria Magdalena Schnellbacher 

 

b. April 11, 1693 Lützelbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany. 

d. August 5, 1756 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Children:

 

Johann Heinrich Orth b. October 18, 1717 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. January 28, 1717/18 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Johannes Leonhard Orth b. July 30, 1720 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. April 6, 1725 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Eva Marie Orth b. January 18, 1723 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. date and place of death unknown.

 

Johannes Leonhard Orth b. April 20, 1725 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. January 13, 1805 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany.

 

Maria Walpurgis Orth b. July 27, 1728 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. date and place of death unknown.

 

Johannes Orth b. August 27, 1730 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. date and place of death unknown.

 

GENERATION V

Johann Leonhard Orth I

 

b. April 20, 1725  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

d. January 13, 1805  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

m. July 14, 1744  Breitenbrunn (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

 

Wife:

Eva Elisabeth Marquardt

 

b. January 11, 1729 Breitenbrunn (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany 

d. August 23, 1798 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

 

Children:

 

Johann Friedrich Orth  b.  March 31, 1747  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany  d.  March 23, 1753.

 

Catharina Elisabetha Orth  b.  September 11, 1749  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d.  August 4, 1794.

 

Johannes Orth I  b.  May 1, 1752  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

  d.  March 12, 1815.

 

Johann Friedrich Orth  b.  February 6, 1755  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d.  January 25, 1825.

 

Johann Leonard Orth  b. September 15, 1757  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d. unknown

 

Johann Philipp Orth  b.  February 26, 1761  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d.  August 21, 1818.

 

Johann Peter Orth   b.  August 28, 1764 Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany d.  April 21, 1838.

 

Eva Margaretha Orth  b.  July 16, 1769  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany  d.  January 23, 1835.

 

GENERATION VI

Johann Leonard Orth II

 

b. September 15, 1757  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

 

d. unknown  

 

m. unknown  

 

Wife:

Eva Katharine Kunkelmann 

 

b. September 6, 1766  Wiebelsbach (Odenwald), Herrschaft Breuberg, Germany

d. June 16, 1827 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

 

Children:

 

Johann Peter Orth I (m. Elisabeth Margaret Lang)  b. February 8, 1787 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. April 30, 1852 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Johann Friedrich Orth (m. Maria Elisabeth Rodenhausen) b. October 2, 1789 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. August 12, 1846 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Johannes Orth b. October 14, 1792 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. unknown Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Johann Michael Orth (m. Katharine Elisabeth Schäfer)  b. October 24, 1795 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. December 25, 1887 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Katharine Elisabeth Orth b. December 4, 1798 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. July 19, 1815 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Anna Maria Orth b. April 5, 1802 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. January 14, 1807 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Johann Leonard Orth b. March 6, 1806 Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany d. March 9, 1806 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

GENERATION VII

Johann Friedrich Orth

 

b. October 2, 1789  Fürstengrund, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany

d. August 12, 1846  Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

m. July 20, 1813  König, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

 

Wife:

Maria Elisabeth Rodenhausen 

 

b. January 19, 1794 König, grafschaft Erbach-Schönberg, Germany 

d. February 23, 1848 König, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

 

Children:

 

Philip Jakob Orth (m Susanna Katherine Trockenbrod)  b. July 1, 1814 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. May 31, 1879 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Johann Michael b. July 16, 1817 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. November 13, 1828 (likely in Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany).

 

Johann Peter Orth II (m.  Eva Margarethe Orth  2nd m.  Anna Elizabeth Fitzky)  b. December 18, 1818 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. December 28, 1893 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Eva Margaret Orth (m Johann Georg Rexroth)  b. October 10, 1820 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. June 3, 1894 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Johannes Orth (m  Maria Hofferberth?)  b. February 5, 1823 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. June 17, 1884 Elm Grove, Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Katharine Elisabeth Orth (m. Johannes Laub)  b. December 26, 1824 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. January 23, 1918 Zell, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Johann Phillip Orth (m. Catharine Shaeffer) b. May 5, 1827 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. November 1, 1891, Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Elisabeth Katharine Orth b. October 30, 1829 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. unknown.

 

Maria Elisabeth Orth b. December 24, 1831 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. March 16, 1851 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Catharina Orth (m. John S. Nickel)  b. September 18, 1835 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. September 30, 1922 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

GENERATION VIII

Johann Peter Orth II

 

b. December 18, 1818  Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

d. December 28, 1893  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada

m. (1) April 8, 1845  König, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

m. (2) June1, 1847  König, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

 

Wife (1):

Eva Margarethe Orth 

 

b. 1825 Lützel-Wiebelsbach, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany 

d. 1846 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

 

Wife (2):

Anna Elisabeth Fitzky 

 

b. March 1, 1820  Dorf-Erbach, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany 

d. May 10, 1896 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Children:

 

First Marriage:

 

Mary Elisabeth Orth (m.  John George Meisinger) b. December 7, 1845 Fürstengrund, Hessen, Germany d. June 12, 1891 Green Valley, Tazewell County, Illinois (USA).

 

Second Marriage:

 

Maria Sophia Orth (m. John Kraeger) b. June 14, 1848 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. unknown Cass County, Nebraska (USA).

 

George Leonhard Orth (m.  Catherine Fischer)  b. May 19, 1850 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. January 14, 1944 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Johannes Orth (m.  Christine Seitz)  b. June 28, 1853 Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany d. May 17, 1889 Plymouth, Nebraska (USA).

 

Jacob Orth (m.  Mary Anna Wipfler)  b. May 31, 1856 Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada d. November 29, 1911 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Anna Eva Orth (m. William Carl Frederick Mahnke) b. November 16, 1857 Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada d. January 7, 1895 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Wilhelm Orth b. October 1, 1859 Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada d. March 8, 1884 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Albert Orth (m. Margaret Barbara Fries)  b. March 7, 1861 Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada d. October 18, 1897 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

GENERATION IX

 

Mary Elizabeth Orth (Meisinger)

 

b.  December 7, 1845  Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

d.  June 12, 1891  Green Valley, Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

m.  January 31, 1867  Pekin, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Husband:

John George Meisinger

 

b.  May 31, 1840  Böllstein, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

d.  May 8, 1924  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Children:

 

Anna Eva Meisinger (m.  Leonard Jacob Vetter)  b.  December 15, 1867  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  October 17, 1897  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Adam Meisinger  (m.  Matilda Proehl)  b.  January 11, 1870  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  April 27, 1961  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

George Leonard Meisinger  (m.  Anna M. Fornoff)  b.  November 26, 1871  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  October 20, 1943  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Mary Elizabeth Meisinger (m.  Leonard Jacob Vetter)  b.  January 19, 1874  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  August 2, 1942  Green Valley, Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Sophia Catharina Meisinger  b.  June 4, 1876  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  February 4, 1877  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Johann Jacob Meisinger  b.  September 3, 1878  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  April 3, 1896  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Eva M. Meisinger  b.  July 11, 1884  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  July 18, 1884  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

George Meisinger  b.  March 15, 1886  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  July 13, 1886  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Maria Sophia Orth (Kraeger)

 

b.  June 14, 1848  Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.

d.  1904  Cass County, Nebraska, U.S.A.

m.  November 15, 1870  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.

 

Husband:

John Kraeger

 

b.  April 5, 1844  Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

d.  1920  Cass County, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

Children:

 

Elizabeth Margarethe Kraeger  b.  August 27, 1871  Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  1948  (Unknown)

 

George Leonard Kraeger  (m.  Anna Katherine Meisinger)  b.  January 12, 1873  Pekin, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  July 27, 1940  Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

Adam Kraeger  (m.  Anna Putman)  b.  June 8, 1874  Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  Unknown

 

John E. Kraeger  (m.  Palla Engelkemier)  b.  January 9, 1877  d.  Unknown

 

Anna Kraeger (m.  George P. Meisinger)  b.  January 9, 1879  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  July 21, 1906  Unknown

 

Louise Kraeger (m.  Henry Engelkemier)  b.  November 8, 1880  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  January 1973  Plattsmouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

Jacob Kraeger  (m.  Annie Engelkemier)  b.  December 1882  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  1951  Unknown

 

Mary Kraeger (m. ? Mesler)  b.  November 1884  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  Unknown

 

Henry Kraeger  b.  May 1887  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  1913  Unknown

 

Sophia Kraeger  b.  July 23, 1889  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  April 1983  Plattsmouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

William Kraeger  (m.  Florence E. Ledgeway)  b.  February 10, 1893  Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  December 1978  Plattsmouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

George Leonard Orth

 

b.  May 19, 1850  Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

d.  January 14, 1944  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada

m.  January 25, 1876  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada

 

Wife:

Catherine Fischer

 

b.  December 2, 1853  Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada

d.  February 22, 1939

 

Children:

 

Anne Orth (m.  Herman Bender)  b.  July 1, 1877  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d.  June 2, 1963  Palmerston, Ontario, Canada.

 

Elizabeth Orth (m.  John Caleb Heuckeroth)  b.  June 13, 1880  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  February 14, 1954  Mitchell, Ontario, Canada.

 

George Noah Orth (m. Mary Hilpert)  b.  November 12, 1881  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  October 12, 1975  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

William Henry Orth  (m. Edith Catherine Nuhn)  b.  March 24, 1884  Pekin, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  August 28, 1975  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Margaret Orth (m.  Charles Findlay)  b.  April 15, 1886  Tazewell County, Illinois, U.S.A.  d.  August 31, 1949  Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

Johannes Orth

 

b.  June 28, 1853  Fürstengrund, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany

d.  May 17, 1889  Plymouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.  

m.  1885  Plymouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

Wife:

Christine Seitz

 

b.  Unknown

d.  Unknown

 

Children:

 

Johann Leonard Orth  b.  May 8, 1886  Plymouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.  d.  August 12, 1886  Plymouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

Anna Margarethe Orth  b.  May 2, 1887  Plymouth, Nebraska, U.S.A. d.  April 27, 1888  Plymouth, Nebraska, U.S.A.

 

Jacob Orth

 

b. May 31, 1856  Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada

d. November 29, 1911  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada

m. unknown

 

Wife:

Mary Anna Wipfler 

 

b. March 29, 1855 Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada 

d. October 30, 1936 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Children:

 

Wilhelm Orth b. September 6, 1883 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. April 10, 1907 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Frieda Orth (m. George Ludwig Ott) b. November 8, 1884 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. November 19, 1966 Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

George Johann Orth (m. Christina Elizabeth Beyer 2nd m. Minnie Mabel Baker) b. March 25, 1886 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. March 15, 1963 Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

Alfred Heinrich Orth (m. Catherine Louise Kaufman)  b. August 1, 1887 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. January 7, 1965 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Edwin Orth b. September 5, 1889 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. April 1, 1890 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Oscar Herman Orth (m. Serena Marie Hopf)  b. February 11, 1891 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. February 9, 1976 Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

Anna Nora Orth (m.  William Jacob Yendt) b. March 7, 1894 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. December 20, 1990 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

 

Norman Orth (m.  Hazel McKnight)  b. May 25, 1896 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. July 27, 1981 Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

 

Edward Philip Orth (m.  Mabel Lillian Scott)  b. April 23, 1898 Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada d. June 21, 1971 Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

Anna Eva Orth (Mahnke)

 

b.  November 16, 1857  Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.

d.  January 7, 1895  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

m.  September 28, 1880  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Husband:

William Carl Frederick Mahnke

 

b.  December 2, 1850  Germany

d.  October 9, 1930  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Children:

 

Heinrich Wilhelm Mahnke (m. Frieda Johanna Thiess)  b.  July 30, 1881  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d.  August 22, 1963  Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

Herman Jacob Mahnke  b.  November 3, 1882  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d.  February 26, 1965  Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

 

Marie Luise Mahnke  b.  September 10, 1884  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Otto Albert Mahnke  (m. Anna Christina Nuhn)  b.  August 14, 1889  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d.  February 10, 1967  Listowel, Ontario, Canada.

 

Wilhelm (William) Orth

 

b.  October 1, 1859  Woolwich Township, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.

d.  March 8, 1884  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Never Married

 

Volbrecht (Albert) Orth

 

b.  March 7, 1861  Woolwich Township, Waterloo Country, Ontario, Canada.

d.  October 18, 1897  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

m.  Unknown

 

Wife:

Margaret Barbara Fries

 

b.  April 15, 1864  Unknown  

d.  February 13, 1943  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada.

 

Children:

 

Anna Matilda Orth (m. George Geiger)  b.  September 30, 1888  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d. Unknown.

 

Theodore Orth  b.  June 16, 1890  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d.  August 1968  Saint Claire Shores, Michigan, U.S.A.

 

Solomon Philip Orth  b.  October 31, 1892  Wallace Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada  d. Abt. 1951  London, Ontario, Canada.

 

GENERATION X

No further information is being provided in order to protect the privacy of living relatives.

NOTE:

This is a very limited family tree and has been provide just to give the reader a general sense of the family tree. More detailed information is available about different branches and "twigs" of the family tree. The author should be contacted for more detailed information.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

Information concerning the first two Orth generations has been obtained from the "Familienbuch Eschau 1644 - 1698" written by Karl Eidenmüller and provided to the author by Dr. Johann Heinrich Kumpf, Berlin, Germany, and  the LDS Ancestral File which is available on the World Wide Web at the site of the http://www.familysearch.org/ .

Information concerning much of the Orth family from the fourth to the eighth generations has been generously researched and provided by Mr. Jacob Koch of Bad König, Hessen, Germany. His assistance has proven invaluable.

Information concerning the more recent Orth generations has been compiled by Mr. Les Orth of New Hamburg, Ontario. He may be contacted at lorth@golden.net .

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