Looking for the parents of Louis C. FRITZIUS, born about Jun 1873 in PA (No military record found).
1900 census, Wilmerding Borough, Allegheny Co., PA
L. C. FRITZIUS, born Jun 1872, married 10 years, PA/PA/PA
Matilda, wife, born Jun 1871, PA/PA/PA
Garnet, adopted dau., born Dec 1898, age 1, PA/unk/unk
1910 census, Wilkinsburg Boro., Allegheny Co., PA
Louis C. FRITZIUS, age 37
Matilda, 35, mother of 1/1 living
William E., son, 6
Garriet (sic), adopted daughter, 12
He is not found on the 1880 census
From the 1917 Pittsburgh (PA) City Directoryy:
Matilda FRITZIUS (wid Louis) b 1525 Fallowfield Ave.
(This is in the Beechview, south of downtown Pittsburgh)
I have another Louis C. (Calvin) FRITZIUS, born 5 Sep 1846, North Versailles Twp., Allegheny Co., PA. He died 24 Jun 1906 and is buried in Monongahela Cemetery, Braddock Hills, Allegheny Co., PA. I have his census records and obituary, but no evidence that he had a son Louis.
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
The Louis Fritizus born abt 1873 had a son William E. FRITZIUS who lived in Rochester, Beaver Co., PA, in 1920:
Alva L. Shanor, head, age 56, PA/PA/PA
Matilda H., wife, age 47, PA/PA/PA
Herbert L. Shanor, son, age 20
William E.. Fritzius, stepson, age 16, PA/PA/PA
1930 Rochester, Beaver Co., PA
William E. Fritzius age 26, PA/PA/PA
Margaret, wife, age 23
William E. Jr., son, age 5
Robert W., son, age 3-3/12
Beryl E. son, age 10 months
Beryl E.FRITZIUS is buried in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies,Braddock Hills, Allegheny Co., PA
TEC 5, U.S. Army
Any help or imformation would be greatly appreciated.