Wilhelm Wurtz, Jr.

Male Abt 1727 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  Abt 1727  Upper Bavarian, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I66  Virts
    Last Modified  18 Jan 2015 

    Father  Wilhelm Wurtz,   b. 1703, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Catharina,   b. 27 Apr 1706, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1791, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1726  Tauberbischofsheim, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F50  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • ?b?1753?/b?

      Arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the boat the Neptune , John Mason, Master, on September 23, 1753 from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Wilhelm's trip originated in Tauberbischofsheim, Baden Germany. The ships log shows Wilhelm Wurtz, Sr., and Wilhelm Wurtz, Jr. Only male passengers over the age of 16 are listed in the logs. Conrad at the time of arrival would have been approxiamately 12-13 years old and Peter, even thou 16 by based on his calculated birth date, did not sign as he probably noted his age as 15 at the time.

      Wilhelm Wurtz, Jr. signed next to his father on the ships passenger list as logged at the Court House of Philadelphia, Monday, the 24th of September 1753. Neither Wilhelm or Wilhelm, Jr. could write, so their signatures were transcribed for them. Wilhelm, Sr. did place his mark an X. Wilhelm Wurtz, Jr. signature is noted by the words On Board.


      ?b?1754?/b?

      Wilhelm and Wihlem, Jr. are shown living in Philadelphia in the 1754 Pennsylvania Census.

      No trace of Wilhelm, Jr. can be found after the 1754 Pennsylvania Census.

      Birthdate and parents confrimed, LDS library, file number 1985428.