Georg GOETZ

Male - Bef 1842


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  • Name Georg GOETZ  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As George Gates 
    Died Bef 28 Nov 1842  Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Information from mariana L Zuelsdorf:
      History of Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio. J.A. Caldwell. Historical Publishing Co., 1880 Page 417
      "York was one of the original civil townships and erected November 25, 1801, as follows: The third to begin on the Ohio river at the southeast corner of the township of Pultney.......thence up the river to the place of beginning, to be called and known by the township of York. This township has been the scene of severa Indian depredations, prominent among which was the battle of Captina....this battle occured in 1794, on section 8, at the mouth of Cove Run.
      .........George Gates (setled) Septembe 28, 1804......Abel Brown (settled )December 21, 1805

      From: "Belmont Co., Ohio before 1830." Irene M. Ochsenbein and Catharine F. Fedorchak. 1977. Page 53
      "George Gates is buried in the Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., near the junction of State Road 7 and S.R. 148. He emigrated from Germany to eastern PA., then to Washington Co., PAS., in 1790, then to Washington and Belmont Cos. in Ohio, near the boundary with present day Monroe Co. His will is on file in Belmont Co. and the following children are named: 1. Mary; 2, Susan; 3. Daniel;4. Valentine; 5. Henry; 6. George; 7 Solomon; 8. Sevilla; and 9. John."

      "Monroe County, Ohio: A History. by Theresa A. Maienknecht and Stanley B. Maienknecht. Chapter XXX Switzerland township. Page 408
      "Early in the month of April 1819 a colony of ten Swiss families embarked in a flat boat......After leaving Wheeling they were informed that at Captina there was a great quantity of vacant land, and that there they would find two men (Henry Sweppy and George Goetz) who could speak German, and were urged to stop there. On the 15th day of September they landed there and were kindly received and cordially welcomed by the old settlers of the Valley of Captina, viz: the Greens, Lemleys, Moores, Browns, Goetz, Sweppy, Ruble, Smith, and others."
      "Along the river all was a forest, except an improvement opposite Fish Creek, then owned by George Goetz. On Big Run, Jos Blare, Hendershot Lemley and the Smiths had made some improvement. In Belmont County, on Captina and Cat's Run, was settled by the Greens, Browns and Goetz, before mentioned."
    Person ID I25449  Main Tree

    Father Andreas GETZ,   d. Bef 11 Jun 1782 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother ? UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F00650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Sybilla STEHELI,   b. 1761, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1850, York Township,Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1782  Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Magdalena GOETZ,   b. 31 Dec 1782, Cumru Township, Berks County,Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Mary GATES,   b. Abt 1786, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)  [Natural]
     3. Daniel GATES,   b. 08 Mar 1788, Fort Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1867, Powhaten Point, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Natural]
     4. Valentine GATES,   b. 12 Apr 1789, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1861, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Natural]
     5. Susanna GATES,   b. Abt 1790, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [Natural]
     6. Henry GATES,   b. 08 Mar 1795, Fallowfield Twp., Washington Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1877, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Natural]
     7. George GATES,   b. 16 Jul 1797, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1878, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Natural]
     8. Solomon GATES,   b. Abt 1798, Washington County,Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883  (Age ~ 85 years)  [Birth]
     9. Sevilla GATES,   b. 24 Jun 1801, Washington County,Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1898, Belmont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)  [Natural]
     10. John GATES,   b. Abt 1805, York Township, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858  (Age ~ 53 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F11408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jun 1782 - Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Boger Cemetery, York Township, Belmont Co., Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S00014] "Descendants of Andreas Getz" by Marianna L. Zuelsdorf.