Fritz, Hans Ulerich

Hans Ulerich Fritz
b: ABT 1701
d:
Biography
Hans Ulerrich Fritz with his only son Wooldrich went down the Rhine River and boarded the English ship Elizabeth in Rotterdam. The ship Elizabeth sailed to the Isle of Wight, and then to America, arriving in Philadelphia Oct. 30, 1738. They lived in Shenandoah County, Virginia, Wooldrich Fritz b. 1730 d. Nov. 2, 1781 Wooldrich arrived in Philadelphia with his Father Hans Ulerich Fritz on Oct. 30th 1738. they came from Dettigen, West Germany. Dettingen is about 18 miles SSE of Suttgart. Wooldrich and his two sons, George and John, were soldiers in the service of North Carolina in the American Revolution. A few weeks after the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at York, the American Revolution was ending. British troops were withdrawing to the ports. On the evening of Nov. 2, 1781, a band of Tories came to the house of Wooldrich and shot him. He died instantly. A friend, Valentine (Leonhardt) Leonard was fatally wounded at the same time, both Woolldrich and Valentine are buried side by side in the old pilgrim church near Lexington, NC. In 1896, the citizens of Lexington erected a monument to these two patriots. Henry Fritts was only 11 years old at the time. Woolrich spelled his name Fritz. His three sons, George, John, and Henry, all spelled their name Fritts. In 1869 the people of Lexington, NC erected a monument in his honor...transcribed, it says the following: The heroes buried in this spot were cruelly assassinated in their own homes by Tories near the close of the Revolutionary War. They were patriots and bravely fought for America. (On the other side it said this)This monument was erected by citizens A.D. 1896 out of admiration for our brave dead. These men are of those who fought for and gained our liberty and independence (on either side it said the following) Wooldrich, Fritz, Born 1731, Died Nov. 13, 1781, 50 yrs old.: Leonard, Born Oct. 13, 1833, Died Nov. 13, 1781, 63 yrs. 1 month old.
Facts
  • ABT 1701 - Birth - ; Palatine, Rhineland, Germany
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MHans Ulerich Fritz
BirthABT 1701Palatine, Rhineland, Germany
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Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Hans Ulerich Fritz
BirthABT 1701Palatine, Rhineland, Germany
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MWooldrich Fredrich Fritz
BirthABT 1731Palatine, Rhineland, Germany
Death2 NOV 1781Lexington, Rowan, North Carolina
Marriageto Janet
Descendancy Chart
Hans Ulerich Fritz b: ABT 1701
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Wooldrich Fredrich Fritz b: ABT 1731 d: 2 NOV 1781
Henry Fritts b: 1770
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George Fritts b: BET 1794 AND 1799 d: ABT 1850
John Fritts b: 1792 d: 1893
Christina Fritts b: ABT 1794
Jacob Fritts b: 29 JAN 1800 d: 16 JAN 1878
Sarah Sally Sexton b: 20 OCT 1803 d: 19 JAN 1876
Mahala Fritts b: 1845
Isham G. Fritts b: 12 JUL 1820 d: 1 DEC 1893
Peter Fritts b: 25 AUG 1825 d: 1825
Mary Ann Fritts b: 29 APR 1828 d: 18 AUG 1906
Jacob S. Fritts b: 11 SEP 1830 d: 26 FEB 1900
Henry W. Fritts b: 9 AUG 1833 d: 16 MAY 1906
John C. Fritts b: 2 FEB 1836 d: 3 OCT 1893
Catherine Fritts b: 10 JUN 1838 d: 13 JUL 1905
William N. Fritts b: 20 SEP 1841 d: 19 JUL 1864
Sarah J. Fritts b: 12 MAR 1844 d: 1844
Joseph Anderson Fritts b: 10 JAN 1846 d: 7 OCT 1917
David Fritts b: 9 DEC 1823 d: 12 JUL 1904
Catherine Beard b: 25 NOV 1821
Jesse S. Fritts b: 6 MAY 1857
Elisebeth Fritts b: 8 MAR 1845
Lucretia Fritts b: 2 FEB 1847
John M. N. Fritts b: 22 JAN 1849
S. C. Fritts b: 1 JAN 1851
N. J. Fritts b: 13 NOV 1854 d: 7 NOV 1855
M. C. Fritts b: 14 OCT 1859
Mary Ann Fritts b: DEC 1852
John Elbert Garrett b: 15 SEP 1855 d: 12 DEC 1920
John Wesley Garrett b: MAR 1890 d: 10 MAR 1936
Minnie Mae Hotchkiss b: 4 DEC 1904 d: 3 DEC 1932
Grover C. Garrett b: 8 AUG 1892 d: 26 JUL 1968
Ceclie Jane Wackerly b: 30 APR 1894
James Everett Garrett b: 9 NOV 1915 d: 21 APR 1966
James Wayne Garrett b: 11 DEC 1942 d: 3 OCT 1959
Lue Ella Garrett b: 25 JAN 1918 d: 29 APR 1996
Kenneth L. Nicholson b: 9 NOV 1917 d: 20 DEC 1996
Earnest L. Nicholson b: 5 JUN 1947 d: 2 JUN 1969
John Edward Garrett b: 23 FEB 1920 d: 18 SEP 2003
Vernon O''Dell Garrett b: 25 FEB 1925 d: 20 DEC 1991
Violet Johnson b: 1927 d: 1994
Charlie Otis Garrett b: 7 JUL 1927 d: 1 FEB 2013
Charlie Garrett b: 23 MAY 1951 d: 25 SEP 2009
William Ott Garrett b: 13 JUN 1932 d: 22 MAY 2008
Susan Christina Fritts b: JUN 1862 d: 21 NOV 1934
John Elbert Garrett b: 15 SEP 1855 d: 12 DEC 1920
Robert Lee Garrett b: 21 AUG 1902 d: 12 MAY 1971
Eula Mable Hollaway b: 22 DEC 1917 d: 21 SEP 2001
Patsy Joyce Garrett b: 15 OCT 1945 d: 3 JAN 1947
Daniel Henry Garrett b: 1904 d: 1 DEC 1930
Katie Starnes b: 24 FEB 1905
Patsy Lea Garrett b: 23 JUN 1929 d: 29 DEC 1954
Manuel G. Gibson b: 1 AUG 1919 d: 9 MAR 2004
Carol Lee Gibson b: 14 JUN 1947 d: 23 FEB 2014
Barbara A. Gibson b: 1951 d: 19 MAR 1952
Cyrus Allen b: OCT 1879
Peter Fritts b: 1801 d: 1883
Phillip Fritts b: 1803 d: 1864
David Fritts b: 1804 d: 1865
Catherine Fritts b: ABT 1809
J. Henry Fritts b: ABT 1813 d: AFT 1880
Isaac Fritts b: 27 MAR 1816 d: 10 JUN 1892
George Fritts b: 1753
Mary Fritts b: ABT 1754
John Fritts b: 1762
Jean Fritts b: ABT 1774
Susannah Fritts b: 1768