I'm a vol, no relation I know this is an extremely old post, but maybe it'll be helpful to you
SD Union 9/10/1958 Mrs. Minnie Fritz Services Tomorrow abstracted Two daughters Mrs. Bertha Barnett of SF and Mrs. Isabel Smith of SD. 4 grands, 12 greatgrands (death notice says 2 great-great grands) Interment Greenwood Mem Park Resident of SD for 65 years
7/23/1954 Herman M. Fritz, 86, a retired cigar company executive of 3511 28th St, died yesterday at his home. A resident of SD for 66 years, he was with Sensenbrenner and Sons for 25 years and was a charter member of the American Turners. His wife and two daugters survive.
1930 census, San Diego, San Diego, California
Hermon M Fritz 62 m 39 yrs IA f GER m GER cigar salesman Minnie Fritz 59 IL f GER m GER
1920 census, San Diego, San Diego, California
Herman M Fritz 51 Minnie Fritz 49 Isabelle M Fritz 15 Elizabeth Kauffman 81 mother in law imm 1854
1910 census, San Diego Ward 4, San Diego, California Herman M Fritz 41 Minnie Fritz 39 Bertha C Fritz 18 Isabel Fritz 6 Elizabeth Kauffman 71 5 ch 5 liv
1900 census, San Diego Ward 4, San Diego, California [San Diego] Herman Fritz 31 m 16 yrs Minnie Fritz 29 2 ch 1 liv Bertha Fritz 7 Elsie Dommes 16 servant
1880 census, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa Louis Fritz 35 saloon Rhine Bav. f Rhine Bav. m Rhine Bav. Lena Fritz 34 Rhine Bav. f Rhine Bav. m Rhine Bav. Matilda Fritz 14 NY Herman Fritz 12 IA William T. Sheridan 33 boarder
1885 census, Des Moines, Polk, IA 224 Walnut Louis Fritz Lena Matilda Harrison
I also see stories in that in the early years he owned the Golden Lion tavern. He also owned People's Hall, Fourth and F, where he served food and liquor and had a phonograph machine. (Back in 1897)
5/30/1927 Kauffman- In this city, 5/29/1927, Elizabeth Kauffman, widow of the late August Kauffman, mother of Mrs. Herman M. Fritz, Charles and Edward Kauffman, and grandmother of Mrs. Leslie R. Smith, all of SD; Mrs. Roy Barnett of SF; Russell Henry, Mrs. M. Delehanty and John Orput of Rockford, IL; and Eugene Orput of St. Paul, MN. A native of Germany, aged 88y 11m 2d...Mt. Hope Cem.
KAUFMAN, AUGUSTUS DROBINSON, REBECCA1878-04-04/72WINNEBAGO