Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Henry FRITTS

His name was Fritz in the will of father-in-law, Nicodemus Chilcote.

Residences & events:

6/20/1860 Harmony Twp, PO Gray's Corner, Morrow Co, OH. At census time Henry Fritz was listed at age 30, wife Rhoda at 28. Three children were in the house, daughter Lovina, 6, son Charles E, 2, and John Ireves, 3 (who?). Henry's occupation was farmer with property worth $1500/500.

Relatives said he paid $500 to escape the Civil War draft.

6/1/1870 Same place, PO Chesterville. That census recorded Henry at 41, still farming but his estate had increased to $4000/350. Living with him were Rhoda, 35, Charles, 12, Lavina, 16, and William, 2. Ruth Evans, 39, was counted there as well with the occupation of keeping house and personaly property of $1400.

6/21/1880 Harmony Twp, Morrow Co, OH. The census that year recorded Henry's age as 51, Rhoda at 45. Son William N, 12, was the only other person there. Henry was still a farmer.

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