Ritz, Hans Ulrich

Ritz, Hans Ulrich

Male 1811 - 1890  (78 years)

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  • Name Ritz, Hans Ulrich  [1, 2
    Born 2 Jun 1811  Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 3 Jun 1811 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 1890  [3
    Buried Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I3097  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 

    Father Ritz, Hans Martin,   b. 5 Apr 1779, Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1847, Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hilpert, Anna Barbara,   b. 25 Nov 1781, Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1849, Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 Apr 1802  Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Family ID F1346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Landert, Elizabeth,   b. 1 Jul 1803, Seglingen, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1881, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1837  Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Ritz, Friedrich,   c. 19 Jan 1845, Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Ritz, Conrad,   b. 24 Feb 1838, Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1927, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     3. Ritz, John Ulrich,   b. 11 Jul 1839, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Ritz, Heinrich M,   b. 29 Nov 1840, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1917, Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     5. Ritz, Jakob S.,   b. 28 Nov 1842, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1928, Union, Davis County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F1371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frohli, Anna Barbara,   b. 1810, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1834  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1832  Of, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 


    • Additional information from "Inhabitants of Wil, Zürich, Switzerland and Surrounds":
    Children 
     1. Ritz, Anna,   b. 21 Nov 1834  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F1370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1811 - Hüntwangen, Zürich, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Apr 1832 - Of, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1837 - Wil, Zürich, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Davis County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963 - Hans Ulrich Ritz
    New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963 - Hans Ulrich Ritz
    Entry_Record.jpg
    Entry_Record.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Additional information from "Inhabitants of Wil, Zürich, Switzerland and Surrounds":

      2. Juni 1811
      Martin Ritz, Oswalds von H.W.
      Barbara Hilpart von da
      Taufzeugen:
      Hs. Ulrich Hilpart Heinrich Sohn von H.W.
      Anna Gantner Martins Tochter von da
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      From Staatsarchiv des Cantons Zürich (State Archives of the Canton of Zurich)
      Passerteilungen in Zürich nach Amerika und Australien1848-1870 (Passes Granted in Zurich to the Americas and Australia 1848-1870)
      Auswertung der Passkontrollen 1848-1870 (Staatsarchiv Zürich, PP 38.42-63). Bearbeitet durch Hans Ulrich Pfister. Stand: 30.11.2005
      (Research of the control passports 1848-1870 (Staatsarchiv Zurich, PP 38.42-63). Edited by Hans Ulrich Pfister. Published: Nov 30, 2005)

      Ritz, Hans Ulrich, von Hüntwangen, Landwirt, 42, mit Frau und Kindern Konrad 18, Ulrich
      17, Heinrich 16, Jakob 14, nach Amerika; 18.1.1856 (PP 38.50, Nr. 47).

      Translation:
      Ritz, Hans Ulrich, of Hüntwangen, farmer, 42, with his wife and children Konrad 18, Ulrich
      17, Henry 16, Jacob 14, to the Americas; 18.1.1856 (PP 38.50, No. 47).

      Ritz, Martin, von Hüntwangen, Landwirt, 45, mit Frau und Kindern Ulrich 13, Elisabeth 9,
      Jakob 5, Johannes 3 und Anna (10 Monate), nach Amerika; 18.1.1856 (PP 38.50, Nr.
      45).

      Translation:
      Ritz, Martin, of Hüntwangen, farmer, 45, with his wife and children Ulrich 13, Elisabeth 9,
      Jacob 5, John 3, and Anna (10 months) to the Americas; 18.1.1856 (PP 38.50, No.
      45).

      Ritz, geb. Moser, Verena, Frau, von Hüntwangen, -, 46, und ihr Sohn Gotthard 7, nach
      Amerika; 9.6.1856 (PP 38.50, Nr. 591).

      Translation:
      Ritz, born Moser, Verena, wife, Hüntwangen, -, 46, and her son Gotthard 7 after
      America, 9.6.1856 (PP 38.50, No. 591).
      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

      Additional BIRTH information: Date and place from letter by Mrs. Sloan
      Place from Ance storial File, LDS Church.

      Additional MARRIAGE information: #1 From letter by Mrs. Sloan One child
      #2 From letter by Mrs. Sloan Four children.

      Additional DEATH information: Date from letter by Mrs. Sloan .

      Additional BURIAL information: Place from letter by Mrs. Sloan .

      Lived in Zurich , Switzerland in 1856.

      __________________________________________________________________

      Family lore and an article published in "This is Davis County Iowa" (1976) has that he emigrated from Zürich, Switzerland to America in 1856 by sail ship (a 72 day trip). then across the Alleghanies, down the Mississippi and finally to Davis Co., Iowa. He resided in Union Twp., Davis Co., IA.

      However, a record of entry exists for New Orleans, LA dated 14th April, 1856 and indicating a departure point of Havre France.

      He came with 2nd wife, daughter from 1st marriage and meet his four sons. Source: "This is Davis County Iowa", pg 393.
      __________________________________________________________________
      National Archives Serial Number: M259_42
      Report of Passengers arrived at New Orleans of which Linscott is Master on the 14th day of April 1856 from Havre per. Ships St-John:
      Ritz, Ulrich age 44 b. Switzerland M occupation: Farmer
      Ritz, Elizabeth age 52 Switzerland F Farmer
      Ritz Conrad age 18 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Ulrich age 17 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Heinrich age 16 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Jacob 14 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Martin 45 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Elizabeth 34 Switzerland F Farmer
      Ritz, Ulrich 13 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz, Elizabeth 8 Switzerland F Farmer
      Ritz, Jacob 5 Switzerland M Farmer
      Ritz Johann 3 Switzerland F Farmer,
      Ritz, Anna 10/12 Switzerland F Farmer

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Church Records Wil, (Name: Pfarr Bücher Wil EIII 141.1-3 Bevölkerungsverzeichnis Hüntwangen: 1634-1807 Familienregister Band 1 & 2 Tauf, Ehe, To;), Baptism, Marriage, Death or Census Records.
      Pfarr Bücher EIII 141.1-3
      Bevölkerungsverzeichnis: 1634-1807
      Familienregister Band 1 & 2
      Tauf, Ehe, Totenrodel Hüntwangen ab 1876

    2. [S193] Inhabitants of Wil, Zürich, Switzerland and Surrounds.
      1953

    3. [S760] .
      Record for Elizabeth Ritz

    4. [S85] Church Records Wil/Haushaltungsrodel Wil, Marriage Register.

    5. [S254] Mrs. Sloan, RTMIS00006.

    6. [S185] IGI, 7901227-59.