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Origin of the surname “Giltz:”

 

 

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4   Conrad D./J. Giltz

    “Coon”

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1844 in Prussia/Germany.  Died 1917; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Immigrated to the US at age 9, departing Hamburg, Germany aboard the Herschel and arriving at New York City, New York on 26 December 1854.  At that time his parents' destination was Ohio.

 

1860 US Census: No record found.

 

1870 US Census: No record found.

 

1875 NYS Census: Conraat Gills, age 30 (b. Germany) and employed as a hired farmer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His brick residence was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Catherine Gills, age 24 (b. Lewis Co., NY); son, Leonard Gills, age 6 (b. Lewis Co., NY); son, Charlie Gills, age 2 (b. Lewis Co., NY); daughter, Ada Gills, age 4 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and John Storms, age 21 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1880 US Census: Conrad Giltz, age 35 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Catherine Giltz, age 29 (b. NYS); son, Leonard Giltz, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Charles Giltz, age 7 (b. NYS); daughter, Ada Giltz, age 5 (b. NYS); daughter, Delia Giltz, age 2 (b. NYS); son, Clarence Giltz, age 9 months (b. Sep 1879 in NYS); and mother-in-law, Ann Bowman, age 60 (b. Ireland).

 

1900 US Census: Conrod Giltz, age 55 (b. Apr 1845 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He immigrated to the US in 1853 (subsequently naturalized).  The household also included his wife of 32 years, Mrs. Kate Giltz, age 49 (b. May 1851 in NYS), who had had 11 children, all still alive; daughter, Della Giltz, age 22 (b. Nov 1877 in NYS); son, Clarance Giltz, age 20 (b. Sep 1879 in NYS) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Jessie Giltz, age 16 (b. Oct 1884 in NYS); daughter, Kittie Giltz, age 19 (b. Mar 1881 NYS); daughter, Lena Giltz, age 14 (b. Apr 1886 in NYS); daughter, Minnie Giltz, age 11 (b. Aug 1888 in NYS); son, Roswell Giltz, age 8 (b. Oct 1891 in NYS); and son, Emory Giltz, age 6 (b. Mar 1894 in NYS).

 

1910 US Census: Coonrad D. Giltz, age 65 (b. Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He immigrated to the US in 1857 (subsequently naturalized) and had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 40 years, Catherine Giltz, age 60 (b. NYS; father b. Germany; mother b. Ireland), who had been married once and had had 11 children, all still alive; daughter, Della Giltz, age 33 (b. NYS), single, and not employed; son, Ross Giltz, age 18 (b. NYS), single, and not employed; son, Emery Giltz, age 15 (b. NYS); son, Clarence Giltz, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer on a dairy farm, who had been married once for 8 years; daughter-in-law, Margaret Giltz, age 25 (b. NYS), who had been married once for 8 years and had had 1 child, still alive; and grandson, Philip Giltz, age 7 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Catherine/Katherine Bowman

 

Born about 1860 in New York; daughter of (?) (b. Germany) and Ann (?) Bowman (b. Ireland).  Died 1919 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Oakwood Cemetery.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Leonard J. Giltz: Born about 1869 in Lewis County, New York.  Died 1944; interred Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville, Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New  York.  Employed as a farmer at LaFargeville, Jefferson County, New York.  Was also Highway Supervisor or the Town of Orleans in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Bertha Jerome and had children.

 

b. Charles A. Giltz: Born 27 March 1873 at Lowville, Lewis County, New York (also seen: b. abt 1890 at LaFargeville, NY).  Died 4 October 1939 at Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Employed as an undertaker and funeral director.  Was also Mayor of Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Lena Schwartz of Ogdensburg and had children.

 

c. Ada A. Giltz: Born January 1875 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1956; interred Grove Cemetery, Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Lewis Dietrich (b. Aug 1872 in NYS, d. 1953; interred with Ada) and resided at LaFargeville, Jefferson County, New York.

 

d. Delia "Della" Giltz: Born 2 December 1877 (also seen: b. Nov 1877) in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 7 April 1969 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a housekeeper at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Later resided at Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.

 

e. Clarence "Richard" E. Giltz: Born 3 September 1879 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1960 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer near Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Later employed as a maintenance worker at the Hotel Woodruff in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

At age 48 married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, divorcee Ruth M. (Timmerman) Bussing, daughter of Jason D. and Sarah (Lee) Timmerman (b. Stone Mills, NY), about 18 April 1927 in Jefferson County, New York.  Ruth had married (1st) James G. Bussing; divorced 14 February 1922 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Katherine "Kitty" Elizabeth Giltz: Born 27 March 1881 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1970, age 89, at home in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in the Evans Mils Cemetery.  Married Albert J. Hotis (b. 1875, d. 15 Sep 1939 at Evans Mills; interred with Kitty), a farmer, on 15 March 1904 and resided at Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.  Had children.

 

f. Jessie M. Giltz: Born October 1884 at LaFargeville, Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: b. 1888).  Died Jefferson County, New York.  Married Bernard E. Weaver, a farm machinery dealer, and resided at LaFargeville, later Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Had children.

 

h. Lena Margaret Giltz: Born 15 April 1886 at LaFargeville, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 11 February 1969 at home in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in the Evans Mills Cemetery.  Married Byron Elliott Call, Jr. (b. 7 Apr 1873 in Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 19 Oct 1954 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; interred with Lena), son of Byron Elliott and Helen E. (Kelsey) Call, on 18 April 1906 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York and resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Later, Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.  Lena and Byron had the following children:

 

(1. Leon E. Call: Born 26 July 1907 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 3 September 1931 in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York from complications of polio (sick just 3 days); interred there in the Evans Mills Cemetery.  Married, as her 1st husband, Ida Keller (b. abt 1909 at Calcium, LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1997), daughter of Oscar and Addie (Sixbury) Keller, on 12 April 1929 at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Everett E. Call: Born 17 June 1913 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 6 June 1966 in the Village of Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Calcium Cemetery, Calcium, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

i. Minnie May Giltz: Born August 1888 in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  At age 20 married William Alfred Dudley (b. England), age 30, son of William Dudley, about 4 August 1908 in Jefferson County, New York and had children.

 

j. Roswell P. Flower Giltz: See generation 3, below.

 

k. Emery/Emory L. Giltz: Born March 1894 at LaFargeville, Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1952; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a baker in Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Later employed as a church caretaker in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3   Roswell P. Flower Giltz (more info)

    “Ross”

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 October 1891 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1 September 1942; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Named in memory of Roswell P. Flower of Watertown and, among other distinguished jobs, was the 30th Governor of New York (1892 -1894).  The library in downtown Watertown, New York was also dedicate to his memory.  Roswell Giltz was employed as a Maintenance Foreman by the New York State Highway Department, residing at Philadelphia, then Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Ross F. Giltz, age 38 (b. NYS; father b. Germany; mother b.  NYS) and employed as a maintenance foreman on the state highway, was heading a household in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He married 1st at age 20, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Ruth G. Giltz, age 37 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 19; daughter, Vivian N. Giltz, age 17 (b. NYS); son, Clare E. Giltz, age 15 (b. NYS); daughter, Natila A. Giltz, age 8 (b. NYS); and son, James C. Giltz, age 5 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Ross F. Giltz, age 48 (b. NYS) and employed as a general foreman on the state highway, was heading a household at 324 Clay Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Ruth Giltz, age 47 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Claire R. Giltz, age 24 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm machinery salesman, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Natalie A. Giltz, age 18 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a packer in a thermometer manufacturing plant, who had completed 4 years of high school; and son , James C. Giltz, age 15 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school.

 

2. Wife: Ruth Georgia Rourke

SSN: 132-18-1394

 

Born 11 June 1892; daughter of Patrick and Georgia (Nevilles) Rourke of Natural Bridge, Lewis County, New York.  Died May 1978.  Married Roswell Giltz on 3 January 1912 at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed outside the home as a housemother at Jefferson County Children’s Home, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Vivian C. Giltz: Born 29 January 1913 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 14 December 1994 at Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County, New York; interred Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Carlton S. Ronas (b. 19 Jan 1910, d. 1976), son of Frank and Mary (Hawkins) Ronas, on 31 August 1935 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York and resided there.  Vivian and Carlton had the following son:

 

(1. Thomas C. Ronas: Born about 1937 in New York.

 

b. Clare Roswell Giltz: See generation 2, below.

 

c. Natalie A. Giltz: Born 5 August 1921.  Died 15 February 2007 in United Helpers Nursing Home; interred Foxwood Memorial Park, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Married Morley G. Pringle (b. 30 Aug 1917, d. 15 Oct 1992), an optician, and resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York and Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

d. James Calvin Giltz: (more info) Born 16 May 1924 in New York.  Died 13 June 1997 in Santa Clara County, California.  Employed as a factory supervisor in Sunnyvale, California.

 

2   Clare Roswell Giltz (photos) (more info)

SSN: 122-01-9707

“Pete”

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 24 October 1914 at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Sunday, 16 January 2000, age 85, from complications of colon cancer at Valley Health Services, 690 W. German Street, Herkimer, New York, where he had resided since 20 October 1999; remains were cremated at the Chenango County Crematorium, Earlville, New York and subsequently interred in Black River Cemetery, Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Graduated from Philadelphia High School and Deibert’s Business School, both in Philadelphia, New York.  Employed as a farm machinery dealer at International Harvester dealership in Theresa, New York.  Was also employed for a period of time as a grocer.  Was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Masons.  Resided in Philadelphia, Watertown, Clayton, and Theresa (Ogdensburg Rd, 13691), all in Jefferson County, New York.  In 1991 moved to Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York, residing there at 115 ½ E. German Street.

 

2. Wife: Doris Ruth Backus (photos) (more info)

SSN: 122-03-8794

 

Born 23 September 1918 at Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Saturday, 21 July 2007, age 88, at Valley Health Services, Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York from complications of colon cancer (that metastasized to the liver and brain), having resided there since 20 November 2006; remains were cremated at the Chenango Valley Crematorium, Earlville, New York and subsequently interred with her husbands.  Daughter of Maurice and Pauline (Mayne) Backus.  Graduated from Antwerp High School, Antwerp, New York and the Newcomb Beauty School, Watertown, New York.  Married Clair Roswell Giltz on 31 August 1940 at New York City, New York.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Nancy Catherine Giltz: Born 1946 at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Donald Ray Dahl (b. 1936) in 1992 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York and in 2007 resided in New York.

 

b. Sally Sue Giltz: Born and died 21 December 1951 at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Richard Peter Giltz: See generation 1, below.

 

d. Barbara “Barb” Jean Giltz: Born 1962 at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Thomas “Tom” Emerson Griffiths (b. 1966) in 1991 at Utica, Oneida County, New York and resided in New York.  Barb and Tom had the following children:

 

(1. Allison “Allie” Giltz Griffiths: Born 1994 at Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Margaret “Maggie” Mae Griffiths: Born 1996 at Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1   Richard Peter Giltz

 

Born 1957 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Baptized 19 October 1958 at the Clayton Methodist Church, Clayton, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Patricia Lynn Drake, descendant #4.3 of generation 13 of the Descendants of Almond Henry Drake in 1980.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Giltz names:

 

1. Conrad Giltz: Married Dorothy Rapp of Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1853, settling at Redwood, Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Conrad and Dorothy had the following children:

 

a. Christopher Giltz: Employed as a mason and plasterer.  Married Susan Eckert, daughter of John Eckert of LaFargeville, New York, and had 8 children, including (3 died young):

 

(1. Libbie Giltz: Married Jacob Rodewick in 1886 and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Bertha Giltz.

 

(2. George Giltz.

 

(3. Edward Giltz.

 

(4. Eva D. Giltz.

 

(5. Charles H. Giltz.

 

b. Leonard Giltz.

 

c. Christina Giltz.

 

d. Elizabeth Giltz.

 

2. Conrad Giltz: Born about 1813.  Died 19 May 1890, age 78 years, 7 months, and 22 days, at Redwood, Jefferson County, New York; interred Redwood Cemetery.

 

1860 US Census: Coonradt Guilts, age 40 (b. Germany) and employed as a mason, was heading a household in Clayton Township (Clayton Post Office), Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Guilts, age 30 (b. Germany); daughter, Elizabeth Guilts, age 16 (b. Germany); son, Leonard Guilts, age 9 (b. Germany); daughter, Mary Guilts, age 3 (b. NYS); daughter, Dorothy Guilts, age 1 (b. NYS); and Mary Schauber, age 17 (b. Germany) and employed as a servant.

 

1865 NYS Census: Conrad Giltz, age 51 (b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married twice, had had 9 children, and his residence was valued at $350.  The household also included his wife, Mary Giltz, age 46 (b. Germany), who had been married once and had had 5 children; son, Leonard Giltz, age 14 (b. Germany); daughter, Mary Giltz, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Dorothy Giltz, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Lisette Giltz, age 4 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Jane Giltz, age 1 year and 9 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Koonrad Giltz, age 56 (b. Hesse Darmstadt) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Alexandria Township (Plessis Post Office), Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $3,000, and his personal property was valuded at $1,700.  The household also included his wife, Mary Giltz, age 50 (b. Hesse Darmstadt); son, Leonard Giltz, age 19 (b. Hesse Darmstadt) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Mary Giltz, age 12 (b. NYS); daughter, Dorothy Giltz, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Luceda Giltz, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Jennie Giltz, age 6 (b. NYS); and daughter, Anna Giltz, age 4 (b. NYS).

 

1875 NYS Census: Conrad Giltz, age 62 (b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His residence was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Mary Giltz, age 55 (b. Germany); daughter, Mary Giltz, age 17 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; daughter, Varetha Giltz, age 15 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Lisettie Giltz, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Jennie Giltz, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Anna Giltz, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Elizabeth Bocker, age 27 (b. Germany) and widowed; and grandson, Ernest Bocker, age 3 years and 6 months (b. Lewis Co., NY).

 

Conrad Giltz married (1st) (?) and had 4 children, including: 

 

a. Elizabeth Giltz: Born about 1844/48 in Germany.  Married (?) Bocker and had the following son:

 

(1. Ernest Bocker: Born about 1872 in Lewis County, New York.

 

Conrad Giltz married (2nd) Mary Bauxbaum (b. May 1821 in Germany, d. 23 Mar 1909, age 87 yrs and 10 mo.; interred Redwood Cem., Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

b. Leonard Giltz: Born about 1851 in Germany.

 

c. Mary Giltz: Born October 1857 in Jefferson County, New York.  Never married.

 

d. Dorothy/Varetha Giltz: Born about 1859/60 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

e. Luceda/Lisette Giltz: Born about 1861/62 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

f. Jane "Jennie" E. Giltz: Born 2 September 1863 near Redwood, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1936 from complications of a heart attack at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Never married.

 

g. Anna M. Giltz: Born about 1866 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: James Plato, age 32 (b. May 1868 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Anna Plato, age 34 (b. Sep 1865 in NYS; parents b. Germany), who had had 1 child, still alive; son, Ivan Plato, age 3 (b. Jul 1896 in NYS); boarder [mother-in-law], Mary Giltz, age 79 (b. May 1821 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and widowed, who immigrated to the US in 1860; sister-in-law, Mary Giltz, age 42 (b. Oct 1857 in NYS), single, and employed as a servant; and sister-in-law, Jennie Giltz, age 36 (b. Sep 1863), single, and employed as a dress maker. 

 

Anna Giltz married James M. Plato and in 1936 resided at 306 Winslow Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Helen Giltz: Married Glenn Alverson and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Austin G. Alverson: (more info) Born 14 March 1928 at Theresa, Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Saturday, 3 April 1999, age 71, at the Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, Jefferson County; remains cremated and interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.  Graduated 1949 from Theresa High School.  Veteran of the Korean War, serving in the US Air Force.  Resided at 206 Mill Street, Theresa.  Employed at the St. Regis Paper Mill, Deferiet, Wilna Township, New York from 7 September 1949 to 1 April 1990, except for the time he serve in the military.

 

b. Charles Alverson: Died young.

 

c. Alyce Alverson: Married Jack Tavernier and resided at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

4. Christina Giltz: Married George Flath and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Adam Flath: In 1939 resided at Pamelia, Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. John Flath: In 1939 resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Henry Flath: In 1939 resided at Redwood, Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

d. Mary Flath: (more info) Born 19 May 1870 in Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 26 March 1939, age 68, at home on Pleasant Street Road, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York from a heart ailment; interred Theresa Cemetery.  Married Herbert Alton about 1891 at Redwood, Alexandria Township, Jefferson County and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Leslie Alton: In 1939 resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Roy Alton: In 1939 resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(3. Ross Alton: In 1939 resided at Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(4. Sylvia Alton: Married William LeClaire and in 1939 resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

 

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