Lorenza Virts

Male 1846 - 1924


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  • Born  30 Oct 1846  Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  18 Aug 1924  Star Tannery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Gravel Springs Lutheran Church Cemetery, Star Tannery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I3265  Virts
    Last Modified  21 Apr 2017 

    Father  Isaac C. Virtz,   b. 18 Aug 1808, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1892, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Elizabeth Cole,   b. 1822,   d. Bef 1854 
    Married  31 Oct 1837  Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F56  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Catherine A. Peer,   b. May 1848, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1895 
    Married  1 Jun 1868  Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Lula Ella Virts,   b. 1 Mar 1869, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1945, Staunton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William A. Virts,   b. 28 Jul 1871, Back Creek, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Matilda Frances Virts,   b. 8 May 1874, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1936, Star Tannery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Randolph Virts,   b. 23 Aug 1875, Middle Marsh, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1955, Sedro Wolley, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Annie E. Virts,   b. 25 Jan 1879, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1905, Star Tannery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Charles Michael Virts,   b. 6 May 1880, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1913, Willis, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. James Porterfield Virts,   b. 9 Dec 1881, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1940, Staunton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Luther Virts,   b. 1 Jun 1887, Star Tannery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F1640  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Cristena Barrow,   b. 27 May 1845, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1932, Star Tannery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Dec 1895  Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  21 Apr 2017 
    Family ID  F1641  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Lorenza Virts and Christina Barrow Himmelright
    Lorenza Virts and Christina Barrow Himmelright
    Lorenza was born October 30, 1846 in Shenandoah County, Virginia to Isaac C. and Elizabeth Coale Virtz. He died August 16, 1924 in Star Tannery, Virginia. He married Christina Barrow Himmelright on June 1, 1868 (his second wife). She was born May 27, 1845 and died July 18, 1932 in Star Tannery. Both are buried in Gravel Srpings Lutheran Cemetery, Frederick County, Virginia.

    Headstones
    Lorenza Virts (1846-1924) and Christina Barrow Himmelright Virts (1845-1932) Headstone
    Lorenza Virts (1846-1924) and Christina Barrow Himmelright Virts (1845-1932) Headstone

  • Notes 
    • Frederick County
      Will book 48, page 366, shows following listed in Lorenzo's will.

      Crissie Virtz, wife, 79, Star Tannery, Virginia
      Lula E. Tabler, daughter, 59, Arlington, Virginia
      Tille Stine, daughter, 54, Star Tannery, Virginia
      Randolph Virtz, son, 50, Arlington, Virginia
      James P. Virtz, son, 46, Washington, DC
      Emma Sager, granddaughter, 22, Kalamazoo, Michigan
      Maggie Virtz, granddaughter, 16, Roanoke, Virginia
      Nellie Virtz, granddaughter, 12, Roanoke, Virginia
      Cecil Virtz, grandson, 14, Roanoke, Virginia

  • Sources 
    1. [S8739] Virginia Death Certificate No. 18473.

    2. [S852] Marriages of Shenandoah County Virginia 1850-1882, page 209.