Burial: St. Jacob's Cemetery, South Bend Note: His will is in WILL BOOK 1, PAGE 130- ARMSTRONG CO. PA. Came to South Bend, Armstrong Co. in 1813. Owned a mill and much land; settlement was called FRANTZ MILLS. He built a stone house in 1797, and is still standing on the grounds of Greensburg Country Club; it's still lived in and is in excellent condition. He was 69 years old when died. In 1817 Jacob Frantz of Westmoreland County came to this vicinity and bought the land and grist mill of Charles Campbell. In 1822 Jacob Frantz, Sr. donated two acres of ground to the Reformed and Lutherans for church and burial purposes, to which was later added one-half acre by purchase from the Hart heirs. Before the Frantz land was legally conveyed, the donor died, but John Frantz, Jr. carried out the wishes of his father and executed the deed.
Kittanning Gazzette: WED 25 April, 1832, Died, At his residence in Plum Creek Twp on the 19th Mr. Jacob Frantz age abt 69 years
Father: Abraham Frantz b: 29 SEP 1729 in Schalbach, Vinstingen, Alsace Mother: Catherine Williams b: 1743 in Northampton Co, PA Marriage 1 Elizabeth Otterman b: 15 APR 1766 in Berks Co, PA Married: JUN 1786 TwelveChildren: 1. Elizabeth Frantz b: 15 APR 1788 in Westmoreland Co 2. Abraham Frantz b: 20 JUL 1789 in Westmoreland Co 3. John (Johannes) Frantz , Sr. b: 1 FEB 1791 in Westmoreland Co, PA 4. Franzina "Fanny" Frantz b: 4 JUL 1793 in Westmoreland Co, PA 5. Esther Frantz b: 4 APR 1795 in Westmoreland Co 6. b: 20 APR 1797 in Westmoreland Co 7. Sarah Frantz b: 24 DEC 1798 in Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland Co 8. Maria Frantz b: 20 JUL 1800 in Westmoreland Co 9. Hannah Frantz b: 13 MAR 1802 in Westmoreland Co 10. Ludwig Frantz b: 19 MAR 1804 in Westmoreland Co 11. Lewis France b: ABT. 1806 in Westmoreland Co 12. Samuel Frantz b: 25 JUN 1808 in Westmoreland Co, PA
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