DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

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Don Norman

 

1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    William Frederick Nitz was born in Jastrow Germany March 14,

1832 and died in Calhoun County WV May 18, 1920.

    William emigrated to America about 1850.  He served the Union

in the Civil War, enlisting in Co F 9th W.Va. Infantry at Gauley

VA August 25, 1862.  He was transferred to Co F 1st W.Va. Veteran

Volunteers November 14, 1864 and was discharged at Cumberland,

MD June 28, 1865.

    He married Maria S. Boggs in Gilmer County WV October 1,

1867.  Maria, a daughter of Hezekiah and Diana (Shock) Boggs, was

born August 14, 1845 and died July 4, 1921.

 

Children of William Fredrick and Maria S. (Boggs) Nitz.

 

  2.  (1). Henrietta Lucinda       b.Nov 28 1869   d.Feb 17 1953

         m.Newton Tanner  Nov 11 1886

         m.Charles Metz Oct 10 1929

 

  3.  (2). William Albert          b.Aug 17 1870   d.May 30 1950

         m.Rose Etta Markley  Aug 27 1893

 

  4.  (3). Diana Ellen             b.Aug  7 1872   d.Aug 17 1956

         m.Enoch R. Allen Feb 1896

 

  5.  (4). Jacob Hezekiah          b.Jun 16 1874   d.Nov 25 1950

         m.Frances Hamrick  Apr 14 1893

         m.Elizabeth Mae Lane  Jul 16 1905

 

  6.  (5). James Guy               b.May 18 1877   d.Dec 30 1946

         m.Mary Goff  Jun 12 1909

 

  7.  (6). Joseph Dee              b. Feb 11 1880  d. Aug 18 1969

          m. Mary Goff Aug 3 1902  Calhoun County WV
 

  8.  (7). Andrew Judd             b.Jun 16 1883   d.Aug  2 1963

         m.Lou Vada Keith  Jun 12 1909

 

 

2.HENRIETTA LUCINDA NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Henrietta Lucinda Nitz, a daughter of William Fredrick and

Maria S. (Boggs) Nitz, was born November 28, 1869 and died

February 17, 1953.  She married Newton Tanner November 11, 1886.

     Newton, a son of George Washington and Catharine (McCune)

Tanner, was born January 20, 1857 and died January 19,1929.

    Henrietta married Charles Metz November 10, 1929.

 

Children of Newton and Henrietta Lucinda (Nitz) Tanner.

 

  9.  (1). Lula                    b.May 26 1889   d.Oct  9 1971

         m.------- Argabrite

 

 

 10. (2). Roy William             b.Dec 18 1891   d.Aug 13 1988

         m.Rosey Gay Jackson (Jul 29 1894-Jul 11 1972)

 

 11.  (3). Jannie                  b.       1895

 

 12.  (4). Maria Catherine         b.Feb 28 1897   d.Feb  2 1976

         m.------ Mace

 

 13.  (5). Anna May                b.Aug 22 1904   d.Mar  2 1965

         m.------ Guinn

 

 

3.WILLIAM ALBERT NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    William Albert Nitz, a son of William Fredrick and Maria S.

(Boggs) Nitz, was born in Calhoun County WV August 17, 1870 and

died in Barbour County WV May 30, 1950.  He married Rose Etta

Markley in Barbour County August 27, 1893.  Rose, a daughter of

James and Kathryn (Campbell) Markley, was born in Barbour County

May 9, 1873 and died there May 17, 1968.

 

Children of William Albert and Rose Etta (Markley) Nitz.

 

 14.  (1). Guy Granvil             b.Oct 20 1894   d.Nov 11 1947

 

 15.  (2). Carl Fredrick           b.May 17 1896   d.Oct 16 1918

 

 16.  (3). Oretta Pearl            b.Jul  7 1898   d.May  9 1986

         m.------ Drake

 

 17.  (4). William Harley          b.May 17 1900   d.Dec 10 1913

 

 18.  (5). Theodore                b.mar 30 1902   d.Sep  7 1902

 

 19.  (6). Mariah Catherine        b.Aug 17 1902

         m.------ Marteney

 

 20.  (7). James Warne             b.Oct 27 1905   d.Feb 19 1912

 

 21.  (8). Leota Florence          b.May  6 1908

         m.------ Bredeson

 

 22.  (9). Nancy Omega             b.Jun  6 1910   d.Sep 29 1987

         m.------ Hoffman

 

 23. (10). Retha Pleasant          b.Jan 26 1916

 

 

4.DIANA ELLEN NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Diana Ellen Nitz, a daughter of William Fredrick and Maria S.

(Boggs) Nitz, was born August 7, 1872 and died August 17, 1956.

She married Enoch R. Allen in February 1896.  Enoch, a son of

Joseph and Mary (Leach) Allen, was born April 22, 1865 and died

in 1948.

 

Children of Enoch R. and Diana Ellen (Nitz) Allen.

 

 24.  (1). Bertha Mae              b.Apr 26 1897   d.Aug 14 1977

         m.------ Cox

 

 25.  (2). William Everett         b.Mar  7 1899   d.Apr 16 1974

 

 26.  (3). Thomas Lovell           b.Aug 16 1901   d.Jun  4 1958

 

 27.  (4). Pearl M.                b.Sep  9 1904   d.Dec 15 1984

         m.------ Runnion

 

 28.  (5). Homer                   b.Jan 22 1908   d.Apr 19 1984

 

 29.  (6). Leona Frances           b.Sep 14 1914

         m.------ Gandee

 

 

5.JACOB HEZEKIAH NITS     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Jacob Hezekiah Nitz, a son of William Fredrick and Maria S.

(Boggs) Nitz, was born June 16, 1874 and died November 25, 1950. 

He married Frances Hamrick April 14, 1893.  Frances, a daughter

of Acy and Sarah (Hamrick), was born June 20, 1871 and died April

5, 1904.

    Jacob married Elizabeth Mae Lane July 16, 1905.  Elizabeth, a

daughter of Henry and Sarah (Buckley) Lane, was born in Mason

County WV May 1, 1878 and died April 9, 1968.

 

Children of Jacob and Frances (Hamrick) Nitz.

 

 30.  (1). Adam                    b.Dec 20 1893   d.Apr  3 1894

 

 31.  (2). Allie                   b.Dec 20 1893   d.May  3 1913

 

 32.  (3). Fred                    b.Jul 20 1895   d.Mar 20 1966

 

 33.  (4). Jerry Preston           b.Dec 20 1897   d.Dec  6 1983

 

 34.  (5). Rachel                  b.Feb 20 1900   d.Aug  8 1900

 

Children of Jacob and Elizabeth Mae (Lane) Nitz.

 

 35.  (1). Ernest                  b.Mar 30 1908   d.Oct 23 1970

 

 36.  (2). Elsworth                b.Mar  3 1912   d.May 25 1914

 

 37.  (3). Russell                 b.Feb 17 1914   d.Aug 14 1987

 

 38.  (4). Eliza                   b.May 14 1916   d.Jan  3 1982

         m.------ Cunningham

 

 39.  (5). Etta Louise             b.Sep 22 1918

         m.------ Hall

 

 

6.JAMES GUY NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    James Guy Nitz, a son of William Fredrick and Maria S.

(Boggs) Nitz, was born May 18, 1877 and died December 30, 1946. 

He married Laura Wood January 25, 1900.  Mary, a daughter of

William and Berta (Leach) Wood, was born May 11, 1884 and died

May 21, 1964.

 

Children of James Guy and Laura (Wood) Nitz.

 

 40.  (1). Henry                   b.Jun 23 1904   d.Jun 23 1904

 

 41.  (2). Oma Esther              b.Oct 15 1905

         m.------ Nester

 

 42.  (3). Glada M.                b.Oct 19 1907

 

 43.  (4). Birta                   b.Mar  8 1909

         m.------ Offutt

 

 

7.JOSEPH DEE NITZ    1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

      Joseph Dee Nitz, a son of William Fredrick and Maria S. (Boggs) Nitz, was born in Calhoun County WV February 11, 1880 and died in Wood County WV August 18, 1969. He married Mary Goff in Calhoun County WV August 3, 1902. Mary a daughter of Waitman T. and Margaret Goff, was born in Calhoun County in July 1881 and died in 1959.

 

Children of Joseph Dee and Mary (Goff) Nitz.

 

 44.  (1). Freda                    b.c.  1904

          m. ---- Sayer

 

 45.  (2). Ivy                      b.c.  1906

 

 46.  (3). Greela W.                b.c.  1908        d.     1965           

          m. Opal Starcher May 26 1929

 

 47.  (4). Otis D.                  b.c.  1911

 

 48.  (5). William F.               b.c.  1913

          m. Whylah Husk Oct 14 1933 Calhoun County WV

 

 49.  (6). Zelma                    b.c.  1915

         m. ----- Harker

 

 50.  (7). Carl                     b.c.  1917

 

 51.  (8). Bertha M.                b.c.  1919

 

 52.  (9). Fenton                   b.c.  1921

 

 

8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Andrew Judd Nitz, a son of William Fredrick and Maria S.

(Boggs) Nitz, was born June 16, 1883 and died August 2, 1963.  He

married Lou Vada Keith June 12, 1909.  Lou, a daughter of Henry

Martin and Nancy Elizabeth (Carson) Keith, was born February 28,

1892 and died September 1, 1979.

 

Children of Andrew Judd and Lou Vada (Keith) Nitz.

 

 53.  (1). Leroy Russell           b.May 25 1910

         m.Cora Jackson  Aug  6 1932

         m.Hettie Summers Sep 5 1937

 

 54.  (2). Lelah Elizabeth         b.Dec 30 1911

         m.Joseph A. Stout  Dec 29 1934

 

 55.  (3). Leota Kathleen          b.Oct  7 1913   d.Aug 25 1984

         m.Gilas V. Allen  Nov 12 1932

         m.Greely Cogar  Sep 16 1983

 

 56.  (4). Leon Dare               b.Feb 14 1917   d.Sep 21 1988

         m.Wanda Mace  Jun 20 1940

         m.Erma Lee Niday  Apr 29 1972

 

 57.  (5). Peggy Lee               b.Feb 22 1922   d.Nov 29 1980

         m.John Nichols  Jul 18 1940

         m.James Franklin Stovall  Jun 23 1956

 

 58.  (6). Leah Justine            b.Dec 14 1925

         m.Denver Ronald Starcher  Mar 7 1942

         m.Homer Clem Wilson  Jan 22 1949

 

 

46.GREELA W. NITZ   7.JOSEPH DEE NITZ    1.WILLIAM FREDRICK NITZ

 

      Greela W. Nitz, a son of Joseph Dee and Mary (Goff) Nitz, was born in Calhoun County WV about 1908 and died in Barberton, Ohio in 1965. He married Opal E. Starcher May 26, 1929 in Calhoun County WV. Opal, a daughter of Allen Brown and Icie May (Duvall) Starcher.

 

Children of Greela W. and Opal E. (Starcher) NItz.

 

 59.  (1). Robert D.

 

 60.  (2). Allen D.

 

 61.  (3). Roy E.

 

 62.  (4). Donald W.

 

 63.  (5). John G.

 

 64.  (6). Richard L.

 

 65.  (7). Clendon C.

 

 66.  (8). Norma

         m. ---- Kirlley

 

 67.  (9). Carol

         m. ----- Travis

 

 53.LEROY RUSSELL NITZ     8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM

FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Leroy Russell Nitz, a son of Andrew Judd and Lou Vada (Keith)

Nitz, was born May 25, 1910.  He married Cora Jackson August 6,

1932.  He married Hettie Summers September 2, 1937.

 

Children of Leroy Russell and Hettie (Summers) Nitz.

 

 68.  (1). Paul Dewitt             b.Oct 18 1939

 

 69.  (2). Patty Jean              b.May  4 1940

         m.------ Wells

 

 70.  (3). Peggy Ann               b.May 11 1944

         m.------ Zornes

 

 71.  (4). Pansy Lou               b.Feb 22 1946

         m.------ Kendle

 

 72.  (5). Pamela Sue              b.Feb 22 1952

         m.------ Cline

 

 73.  (6). Phil Cleo               b.Dec 11 1956

 

 

54.LELAH ELIZABETH NITZ     8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM

FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Lelah Elizabeth Nitz, a daughter of Andrew Judd and Lou Vada

(Keith) Nitz, was born Dec 30, 1911.  She married Joseph A. Stout

December 29, 1934.  Joseph was born September 14, 1909 and died

October 13, 1971.

 

Children of Joseph A. and Lelah Elizabeth (Nitz) Stout.

 

 74.  (1). Alma Jo                 b.Jul 18 1939

         m.------- Webb

 

 75.  (2). Alfred Lee              b.Jul 12 1941

 

 76.  (3). Albra Ray               b.Sep 28 1946

 

 77.  (4). Larry Michael           b.Oct 24 1952

 

 

 

55.LEOTA KATHLEEN NITS     8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM

FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Leota Kathleen Nitz, a daughter of Andrew Judd and Lou Vada

(Keith) Nitz, was born October 7, 1913 and died August 25, 1984. 

She married Gilas V. Allen November 12, 1932.  Gilas was born

April 28, 1905 and died February 1, 1980.   Leota married Greely

Cogar September 16, 1983.

 

Children of Gilas V. and Leota Kathleen (Nitz) Allen.

 

 78.  (1). Vane Duane              b.Jan 15 1934

 

 79.  (2). Karen Sue               b.Jul 17 1943

         m.------ West

 

 80.  (3). Carolyn Lou             b.Jul 17 1943   d.Jul 28 1968

 

 

56.LEON DARE NITZ     8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK

NITZ

 

    Leon Dare Nitz, a son of Andrew Judd and Lou Vada (Keith)

Nitz, was born February 14, 1917 and died September 21, 1988.  He

married Wanda Mace June 20, 1940.  Wanda was born September 21,

1915 and died September 18, 1971.  Leon married Erma Lee Niday

April 29, 1972.

 

Children of Leon Dare and Wanda (Mace) NItz.

 

 81.  (1). David Gerald            b.Jul 10 1942

 

 

57.PEGGY LEE NITZ     8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM FREDRICK

NITZ

 

    Peggy Lee Nitz, a daughter Children of Andrew Judd and Lou

Vada (Keith) Nitz, was born February 22, 1922 and died November

29, 1980.  She married John Nichols July 18, 1940.  John was born

June 14, 1916.  Peggy married James Franklin Stovall June 23,

1956.  James was born December 14, 1915.

 

Children of John and Peggy Lee (Nitz) Nichols.

 

 82.  (1). Sandra Lou              b.mar 11 1941

         m.------ Seyfarth

 

 Children of James Franklin and Peggy Lee (Nitz) [Nichols]

Stovall.

 

 83.  (1). Stephanie Kay           b.Mar 14 1957

         m.------ Spears

 

 

58.LEAH JUSTINE NITZ     8.ANDREW JUDD NITZ     1.WILLIAM

FREDRICK NITZ

 

    Leah Justine Nitz, a daughter of Andrew Judd and Lou Vada

(Keith) Nitz, was born December 14, 1925.  She married Denver

Ronald Starcher March 7, 1942.  Denver was born January 21, 1924. 

She married Homer Clem Wilson January 22, 1949.  Homer was born

February 24, 1906.

 

Children of Denver Ronald and Leah Justine (Nitz) Starcher.

 

 84.  (1). Loretta Ann             b.Sep 19 1942

         m.------ Hinkle

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

“Calhoun County WV Marriages”
”History of Calhoun County WV 1989" p.144,145

“Norman, Don, “Descendants of Jacob Starcher”

1900, 1920, 1930 Calhoun County WV census

Undated newspaper obituaries