FRETZ, Jacob

Male 1732 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name FRETZ, Jacob 
    Born 1732  Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 

      Jacob Fretz was born in Bucks Co., Pa., about 1732, and was buried in the Old Mennonite graveyard, at Deep Run. About 1755, he was married to Catharine Nash. They at first lived on a farm in Tinicum Twp., near Erwinna, later known as the Ervine place, he having sold it to a man by the name of Ervine. It afterwards came into the hands of the Stovers. After he sold his farm near Erwinna, he purchased a farm in Bedminster Twp., where he lived and died, and where his son Joseph (known as Big Joe) also lived and died; after which it was sold to Isaac Detweiler, and is now owned and occupied by Aaron Yerger. The farm originally extended back to the Tohickon. Jacob and his wife were in all probability members of the Mennonite Church at Deep Run. Children: Elizabeth, Abraham, John, Hannah, Barbara, Magdalena, Jacob, William, Joseph, Isaac.
    _UID 2A4046F363BAE143A4F23698E1F9C8B59F00 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1275  Milton Families
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2006 

    Father FRETZ, Johannes,   b. 2 Feb 1704, Haguenau, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1772, Bedminster Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother MEYER, Barbara,   b. 1710,   d. 12 May 1799  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1727 
    Family ID F370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Fretz Family History, Page 89.