If anyone can make a connection to my Gentz family please contact me. My Gentz family was also from Prussia, but I haven't found where they ever lived in WI. I do not know the story of how they came to Texas, but this is where they settled. It started with
Christian Gentz DOB abt 1794,Prussia DIED in Beaumont, TX He was married to a Charlotte ? and they had 5 children (all born in Germany). 1. Charlotte Gentz 2. Willian George Gentz 3. Charles C. Gentz (MY GGGGgrandfather) DOB 3/28/1840 Prussia DIED 9/18/1865 Jefferson Cty., TX 4. Ferdinand Gentz 5. Frank M. Gentz
Charles Gentz married Matilda Hayes 9/18/1865 in Jefferson County, TX. They had 10 children, all born in Texas. Here are their names.
1. Gilder "Doc" Gentz 2. Molly Gentz 3. Claudie Gentz 4. Maggie Gentz 5. Flave Gentz 6. Edna Gentz 7. Chris Gentz 8. Ulalaya Gentz (my gggrandmother) 9. Charles C. Gentz Jr. 10.Frank Gentz
Ulalaya Gentz DOB 2/24/1870 Beumont, TX she died in 1948 in Beaumont, TX. She married Henry Clifton Courts in Beaumont, Tx on 2/24/1892. They had 10 children all born in the Beaumont, TX area. Here are their names. 1. Ola Lena Courts (my ggrandmother) 2. Mixon Jerry Courts 3. Charles Kirby Courts 4. Henry Clifton Courts Jr. 5. Dana Elvin Courts 6. James Cole Courts 7. Thelma Sally Courts 8. Bert Wakefield Courts 9. Barney Mabry Courts 10.Barny Self Courts