Lorentz Frantz

Lorentz Frantz (1665 - 1729)

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Lorentz Frantz
Born in Jebsheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, Francemap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Baldenheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Mar 2015
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Categories: Amt Wolfisheim | Jebsheim, Alsace | Baldenheim, Alsace.

Biography of Lorentz FRANTZ of 1665

Lorentz Frantz was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1665, in Jebsheim or Baldenheim when these villages were part of Amt Wolfisheim, Hanau-Lichtenberg, Holy Roman Empire.

[[Frantz-716|Lorentz Frantz] may have been baptized by Reverend Christian Schmutz, who was the pastor of Baldenheim and Muttersholtz in the mid-1600s.

Lorentz Frantz was 15 or 16 years old when his village became part of Alsace, France.

Lorentz Frantz was about 19 years old when the Treaty of Nantes was revoked by King Louis XIV, and Protestants lost the religious freedoms they had enjoyed since 1598.

Lorentz Frantz worked as a "Tailleur and aubergiste" or "Schneider, wirt, stabhalter", in Baldenheim, which translates to Tailor and Innkeeper.

Lorentz Frantz married on Veronica Baldensperger on November 5, 1685, in Baldenheim and had 14 children. They were one of the first couples to have their marriage recorded in the Historic Baldenheim Church, once record-keeping began after the revocation of the Treaty of Nantes.

Lorentz Frantz passed away Sunday, May 29, 1729, in Baldenheim, Alsace France, at the age of about 64 years old.

"Information as researched by Sharon Centanne, Monday, March 9, 2015, and updated with additional information on Friday, April 13, 2018.

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Marriages of Johann Jacob Gisselbrecht, Lorentz Frantz and Michael Reinhart all took place in Baldenheim in 1685-1686
Marriages of Johann Jacob Gisselbrecht, Lorentz Frantz and Michael Reinhart all took place in Baldenheim in 1685-1686


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