Wallace Leon Virts[1]

Male 1870 - 1930


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  • Born  5 May 1870  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  22 Mar 1930  Adamstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1006  Virts
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2013 

    Father  Jacob Joseph Wirts, Jr.,   b. 1 Jan 1810, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1882, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ann Rebecca Mossburg,   b. 21 Feb 1828, Buckeystown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1901, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Feb 1855  Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F320  Group Sheet

    Family  Minnie America Thompson,   b. 16 May 1867, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1947, Adamstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Jun 1892  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mary Rebecca Virts,   b. 15 May 1898, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1916, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Emory Leon Virts,   b. 13 Nov 1900, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1998, Keedysville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Pauline Louise Virts,   b. 9 Jun 1903, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1981, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lucille Margaret Virts,   b. 15 May 1905, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1993, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F590  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Wallace Leon Virts and Minnie America Thompson
    Wallace Leon Virts and Minnie America Thompson
    Wallace was born May 5, 1870 in Frederick County, Maryland to Jacob Joseph Joseph and Ann Rebecca Mossburg Wirts, Jr. He died March 22, 1930 in Adamstown, Maryland. He married Minnie America Thompson on June 30, 1892. She was born May 16, 1867 in Frederick County, Maryland and died April 22, 1947 in Adamstown. Both are buried in Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Point of Rocks, Maryland.

    Photo courtesy of Jennie Legrave

  • Notes 
    • The Frederick News, March 24, 1930

      Wallace Leon Virtz died at his home Adamstown, Saturday afternoon, 59 years of age. He was a well-known retired farmer and the son of Jacob and Rebecca Mossburg Virtz. He was born near Point of Rocks and engaged in farming until about four years ago, when he retired and moved to Adamstown. He was a member of the Methodist Church, Point of Rocks and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie A. Virtz, one son Emory L. Virtz near point of Rocks, and tow daughters, Mrs. George T. Stup and Mrs. Howard Sup, both of near Adamstown, and two brothers, Benjamin T. Virtz, Frederick, and William H. Virtz, Washington. Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 2 o?clock. Interment St. Paul?s cemetery near Point of Rocks. M. R. Etchison and Son funeral directors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S640] 1880 Ohio Census.

    2. [S1285] The Frederick News, obituary, March 24, 1930.

    3. [S269] Frederick County Maryland Marriage Records.