Susan Wirtz

Female 1815 - 1900


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  • Born  30 Mar 1815  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  31 Jul 1900  Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Astoria Cemetery, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I533  Virts
    Last Modified  12 Jul 2017 

    Father  Jacob Joseph Wirtz, Sr.,   b. 26 May 1768, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1829, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Louisa Brunner,   b. 20 Oct 1788, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1825, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Nov 1807  German Reformed Church, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F94  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Samuel Tillett Elgin,   b. 1811, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1852, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Mar 1834  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Samuel Tillet Elgin, Jr.,   b. 4 Jan 1834, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1893, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Franklin Elgin,   b. 26 Feb 1841, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1912, Catlin, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Edwin Elgin,   b. 1843, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Amanda Elgin,   b. 18 Feb 1846, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1902, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary C. Elgin,   b. 1850, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Charles Herny Elgin,   b. 16 Sep 1852, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1922, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 Feb 2016 
    Family ID  F318  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Josiah Worley,   b. 4 May 1811, Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1887, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1854  Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William G. Worley,   b. 1858, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1891, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F321  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The Astoria Argus, August 16, 1900

      Miss Susan Wirt was born in the state of Virginia March 30, 1815 and died in Astoria July 31 1900 aged 85 years, 4 months and 1 day. In 1832 Miss Wirt was married to Samuel T. Elgin. Afterh twenty years of happy wedded life, Mr. Elgin died and his remains lie in the Astoria Cemetery. Two years of widowhood followed and then she became the wife of Josiah Worley with whom she lived for over thirty-three years. Mr. Worley died November 11, 1887. She has been a resident of Astoria sicne 1839. Mrs. Worley is the mother of ten children, four of whom are living: W. Frank Elgin, Mrs. Amada Bowles, Mary Elgin and Charles H. Elgin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S893] New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Register, 1784-1836.

    2. [S1563] Maryland Marriages 1666-1970.