Family #90 in the 1775 Grimm census.
Family #44 in the 1798 Grimm census.
Family #114 in the 1834 Grimm census.
Georg Wilhelm Getz was born about 1770 in Grimm, Russia. His father was Andreas Getz, but there was some uncertainty about the identity of his mother. Andreas Getz was married three times:
Based on information in the 1798 Grimm census, Georg Whilhelm was the son of Andreas' deceased wife. At the time of the census, only former wife Dorothea Braun was deceased. Eva Elisabeth was still alive in 1798, as she was living with her stepdaughter in family #73. Eva Elisabeth was his step-mother, who married his father Andreas sometime before 1775, in part to help him take care of his infant son and step-children.
1775 Grimm Census 
When his father Andreas and Eva Elisabeth Lochmann divorced, Georg Wilhelm stayed living with his biological father and his third wife, while Eva Elisabeth Lochmann Getz lived with step-daughter Maria Elisabeth Braun Krug. If I find new information that suggests his mother was not Dorothea Braun, I will update this record accordingly.
1798 Grimm Census 
The spelling of his surname changed in 1834 to include an umlauted letter O (Götz). This was probably the original spelling of the surname, whereas the Getz version was a phoenetic version introduced by the census taker.
1834 Grimm Census 
There is a nine-year gap between the births of his third and fourth children. His first wife most likely passed away between 1802 and 1810, and he remarried by 1810. His fourth child, Georg Adolph Götz, was then the son of his second wife Anna Elisabeth Schäfer.
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