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Fritsch / Fritch in Manitowoc Co. WI
Posted by: Xen (ID *****3995) Date: March 06, 2003 at 15:50:22
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I found some wonderful census records (and other things) at: http://www.2manitowoc.com/
I would like to thank those responsible for putting these on line.

Here are the following ones I found for the family line I'm tracing:



1860 CENSUS OF MANITOWOC COUNTY, WISCONSIN MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP

page 130 line 17 dwelling family 1027 928
persons living in the family on the 1st day of June 1860

Name age sex occupation r.e. value pers.prop. birthplace

Anton Freitch 45 M Farmer 400 100 Austria
Barbara Freitch 50 F -- -- -- Saxony
Charles Freitch 19 M Farm Laborer -- -- Austria
Anton Freitch 16 M Farm Laborer -- -- Austria
Joseph Freitch 13 M -- -- -- Austria
Frank Freitch 11 M -- -- -- Austria




1870 CENSUS OF MANITOWOC COUNTY MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP

page 3 line 2 dwelling no. 15 family no. 16
Persons living in family on the 1st day of June 1870

Name age sex occupation r.e. val. pers. prop. val. born

Joseph Fritch 20 M Farmer 250 152 Breman(sic)
Mary Fritch 20 F House Keeping -- -- New York
Andrew Fritch 2 M -- -- -- Wisconsin
Christine Fritch 10/12 F -- -- -- Wisconsin

On the 1870 Federal Census of Maple Grove Twsh, Manitowoc Co., WI, "Charles Fritch" age 30 shoemaker is head of household: 60, 59: Chatrinis? wife age 20 house keeper b. Biroyan?, Meaney age 4 WI, Joseph age 3 b. WI.

page 9 line 14 dwelling no. 63 family no. 62
Persons living in family on the 1st day of June 1870

Andrew Fritch 54 M Farmer 2500 367 Austria
Margret Fritch 60 F House Keeper -- -- Austria
Frank Fritch 22 M Farmer -- -- Austria

page 21 line 6 dwelling no. 147 family no. 144
Persons living in family on the 1st day of June 1870

Anton Fritch 26 M Farmer 1400 160 Austria
Ann Fritch 23 F House Keeper -- -- Prussia
Margret Fritch 1 F -- -- -- Wisconsin
Frank Fritch 2 M -- -- -- Wisconsin

I don't know if the following family is related.



1880 CENSUS OF MANITOWOC COUNTY, WISCONSIN FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP


page 17 line 10 dwelling no. 144 family no. 144
Persons living in family on the 1st day of June 24,1880

Name sex age relation occupation born father b. mother born

Andrew Fritch M 31 married Farmer Austria Austria Austria Margret Fritch F 22 Wife Keepinghouse Austria Austria Austria
Ann Fritch F 4 Daughter Wisconsin Austria Austria
Margret Fritch F 1 Daughter Wisconsin Austria Austria
Jacobe Fritch M 67 Father Farmer Austria Austria Austria
Barbra Fritch F 56 Mother Keeping house Austria Austria Austria



The following are from offline research and will eventually be available online.



On the 1880 Maple Grove, Manitowoc Co, WI Census Charles Fritch is listed as the head of household: 141,144. farmer age 39 b. Bomeia, wife Kathrina age 30, Wilhelmina 14, Joseph 13, Charles 10, Anton 8, Elisabeth 6, Anna 4, Kathrina 2, Clara 6/12

On the 1885 Federal Census of Maple Grove Twsh, Manitowoc Co., WI, "Charl Fritsch" is the head of a household with 5 males, 6 females, 9 born in US, 2 born in Germany. Austria and Bohemia were not choices.

On the 1905 Federal Census of Maple Grove Twsh, Manitowoc Co., WI, "Charles Fritsch" is head of household 29: age 64 Austria, Kate 57 Germany, Joseph 37 WI, Kate 26, Frank 21, Sophia 16, Leonard 13, and mother-in-law Kate Zininger age 80 born Germany.



According to Anna Fritsch's obit: Anton and Anna Fritsch were residents of Chicago, IL during the great fire of 1871, in which they lost all of their possessions.

"Anton Fritsch" is head of household 156? in the 1880 Federal Census of Maple Grove, Manitowoc Co., WI: age 37 b. Bohemia, Anna 32 Prussia, Frank 12, Margareth 11, Chalres 9, Anton 6, Helena 4, John 2, George 2/12 April.

"Anton Fritsch" is head of the following household in the 1885 Federal Census of Maple Grove, Manitowoc Co., WI: 7 males, 3 females, 8 born in US, 2 born in Germany. Austria and Bohemia were not choices.

Listed in the 1900 Census of Maple Grove (no hard copy).

According to Anna's obit: "They came to Dorchester (Clark Co.) in 1902, living on a farm 2 miles west of the village."

1910-couple lives alone of a farm in Mayville, Clark County. Son Andrew lives on an adjacent farm.

1920-couple lives alone of a farm in Mayville, Clark County. Son Andrew lives on an adjacent farm.

According to Anna's obit: They moved into Dorchester in 1920. Anton died this same year.

The couple was burried in Dorchester, Clark Co. WI.



Xen



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