Peter Wirtz

Male 1766 - 1852


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  • Born  1 Feb 1766  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Jun 1852  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I42  Virts
    Last Modified  23 Dec 2014 

    Father  Conrad Wirtz,   b. 1741, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1821, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria Barbara Binns,   b. 6 Mar 1745, Swatara, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1821, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1765  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F38  Group Sheet

    Family  Christina,   b. 17 Mar 1771,   d. 7 Nov 1823, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Conrad Virts,   b. 6 Jun 1791, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1881, Neersville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jacob Virts,   b. 5 Jun 1793, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1868, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sibylla (Sevila) Virts,   b. 13 Jun 1795, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1862, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Michael Virts,   b. 22 Jul 1797, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1851, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anna Elizabeth Virts,   b. 2 Aug 1799, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1862, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Wirts,   b. 18 Dec 1801, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1870
     7. Adam Virts,   b. 28 Feb 1804, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1847, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. George Virts,   b. 20 Oct 1806, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1829, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Catharina M. Virts,   b. 20 Jan 1809, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870
     10. Sarah Philibina Wirts,   b. 17 Jan 1813, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1876, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F30  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1853 Map of Loudoun County Virginia showing Peter Wirtz property location.
    1853 Map of Loudoun County Virginia showing Peter Wirtz property location.
    In this 1853 map of Loudoun County Virginia you can see the location of Peter Wirtz (1766-1852), son of Conrad and Maria Barbara Bentz Wirtz, property location, as marked by the red arrows. It is noted as P. Verts and P. Verts heirs. It appears to be about 1 to 1 1/2 miles south of Lovettsville, Virginia (marked by the green arrow) along what is today Route 287, Berlin Turnpike.

  • Notes 
    • Peter is confirmed as the son of Conrad and Barbara through the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church at Lovettsville, Virginia, parish register, 1784-1836. Under the baptism entry for Peters daughter, Margaretha, under the heading of "Parents", it reads, "Peter Wirtz (Conrad's son) and Christina".

      1850 U.S. Census shows Peters place of birth as Pennsylvania

      The date and place of Peter and Christina marriage is unknown as is Christina last name. It is believed they were married in Loudoun County sometime between 1789 adn 1790 as Conrad their first child was born in 1791. We know that Peter's wife was named Christina through the baptismal records of their children as listed in the New Jerusalem Evangeclical Lutheran Church register, 1784-1836.

      ?b?1789?/b?

      Peter Verts, Jr. is listed in the ?i?Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1789 for Loudoun County, Virginia?/i?. He is shown as having no property.

      ?b?1801?/b?

      A list of persons who paid their part towards the construction of a new church building for the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lovettsville, Virginia shows Peter Wurtz, Conrad's son paid 12 Shillings on April 2, 1801. Transcribed by George M. Smith form the origianl church register, 1784-1836.

      ?b?1802?/b?

      A list of persons who paid their part towards the construction of a new church building for the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lovettsville, Virginia shows Peter Wurtz, Conrad's son paid 9 Shillings on June 7, 1802 to Mr. Stouzenberger. Transcribed by George M. Smith form the origianl church register, 1784-1836.

      ?b?1803?/b?

      A list of persons who paid their part towards the construction of a new church building for the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lovettsville, Virginia shows Peter Wurtz, Conrad's son paid 12 Shillings on January 15, 1803 to Mr. Stouzenberger. Transcribed by George M. Smith form the origianl church register, 1784-1836.

      A list of persons who paid their part towards the construction of a new church building for the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lovettsville, Virginia shows Peter Wirtz, Conrad's son paid 12 Shillings on June 5, 1803 to Mr. Waltman. Transcribed by George M. Smith form the origianl church register, 1784-1836.

      A list of persons who paid their part towards the construction of a new church building for the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lovettsville, Virginia shows Peter Wurtz, Conrad's son paid 12 Shillings on September 3, 1803 to Mr. Waltman. Transcribed by George M. Smith form the origianl church register, 1784-1836.

      ?b?1824?/b?

      Peter and his brother Adam sold three tracts of land from their fathers estate to Henry and Matilda Russell. The first tract consisted of 126 1/4 acres, the second 16 1/4 acres and the third was 27 acres. All the property was in Lodoun County. The deed, dated January 27, 1824 is recorder in Deed Book 3H. The sale prices was $5049.

      ?b?1850 ?/b?

      1850 U.S. Census, living with his daughters Margaret and, Sarah and Margarets two sons, Thomas Brown and Syrino Jacobs, Western part of Loudoun County Virginia


  • Sources 
    1. [S1693] New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church Lovettsville Virginia, parish register, 1784-1836.