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J. Adolph Henry Lorenz

J. Adolph Henry Lorenz

Male 1827 - 1870  (42 years)

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  • Name J. Adolph Henry Lorenz 
    Born 9 Jun 1827  Sachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Even though most (if not all) of the family trees here list Henry's parents as Siebert and Sophia Lorenz, the attached source document appears to prove that the family tie is incorrect.
    Biographical History of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio
    Biographical History of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio
    Map - Saxony, Germany (1856)
    Map - Saxony, Germany (1856)
    Gender Male 
    Naturalization 1850  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Arrival 30 Jun 1850  Baltimore, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Age: 23. Occupation: Farmer. 
    Immigration - J.A. Henry Lorenz
    Immigration - J.A. Henry Lorenz
    Residence 18 Oct 1850  [5
    Occupation 1853  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1859  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1 Jun 1860  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation May 1867  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Apr 1870  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Suicide 
    Buried 22 Apr 1870  Oak Hill Cemetery (Indiana) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana. Henry, Augusta, Friedrich (her father) and Caroline (her sister) are all buried together in the Mayer Plot.

      Henry, wife Augusta, Friedrich (her father) and Caroline (her sister ) are all buried together in the Mayer Plot.
    Headstone - Lorenz, Henry Lorenz
    Headstone - Lorenz, Henry Lorenz
    Oak Hill Cemetery (close up)
    Oak Hill Cemetery (close up)
    Headstone - Lorenz, Henry and Augusta Reinhard (sideview)
    Headstone - Lorenz, Henry and Augusta Reinhard (sideview)
    Headstone - Reinhard, Friedrich, Caroline Reinhard, Henry Lorenz, Augusta Reinhard
    Headstone - Reinhard, Friedrich, Caroline Reinhard, Henry Lorenz, Augusta Reinhard
    Obituary 23 Apr 1870  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Obituary - Lorenz, Henry
    Obituary - Lorenz, Henry
    Origin
    • An ancestor, either surname Reinhart or Lorenz, came from Alsace Lorraine, formally located between France and Germany. No longer exists.
    Person ID I1092  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 14 May 2017 

    Family Augusta Reinhard,   b. 17 Dec 1835, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1868, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1855  Marshall, Clark, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Note: Last names on record spelled "Rinehart" and "Lorrence". Marshall is where Augusta's father, sister and brother William were living. Located 20 miles west of Terre Haute, Indiana, the residence of her brother, Adolph.
    Children 
    +1. Fredrick Adolph Lorenz,   b. 12 Dec 1855, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1941, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Mary Anna Lorenz,   b. 18 May 1857, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1924, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +3. Caroline F. Lorenz,   b. 14 Nov 1858, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1924, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. William Henry Lorenz,   b. 8 Apr 1863, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1945, Lodi, San Joaquin, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. George W. Lorenz,   b. Oct 1867, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1936, Portland, Clackamas, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Portrait - Lorenz, Henry
    Portrait - Lorenz, Henry
    Source URL: http://history.cdpl.lib.in.us/Presto/home/home.aspx

    Documents
    Immigration - J.A. Henry Lorenz
    Immigration - J.A. Henry Lorenz
    Original Guardianship Document
    Original Guardianship Document
    Guardianship for the children of Henry Lorenz

    Headstones
    Headstone - Mayer Plot (all stones)
    Oak Hill Cemetery (Mayer Plot)

    Histories
    Henry Lorenz - Brewers License Granted
    Henry Lorenz - Brewers License Granted
    Henry Lorenz - Brewery for Sale
    Henry Lorenz - Brewery for Sale

  • Sources 
    1. [S242] Biographical History of the City of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio, pp. 164-168.

    2. [S617] U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Naturalization Applications for Montgomery County, Indiana, 1850-1930. pg. 59.
      Name: Henry Lorenz Year Applied: 1850 Arrival Place: Baltimore, M aryland Source Publication Code: 6003 Primary Immigrant: Lorenz, H enry Annotation: Gives full details on the persons acquiring citizen ship, including date of immigration. Spans 1830s to 1920s. Source Bib liography: NATURALIZATION APPLICATIONS FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, INDIANA , 1850-1930. Compiled by the "Who's Your Ancestor&am p;quot; Genealogical and Historical Society. Crawfordsville, Indiana : the society, 1979. 67p. Page: 59

    3. [S243] United States, Index to Passenger Arrivals, Atlantic and Gulf Ports, 1 820-1874, nara publication number: M334, roll number: 103, film number: 000418263.

    4. [S116] Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, DC; Records of the US Customs Service, RG36; Series: M596; Roll: 5.

    5. [S265] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ohio, Virginia; Roll: M432_966; Page: 147A;.
      Birth date: abt 1826 Birth place: Germany Residence date: 1850 R esidence place: District 44, Ohio, Virginia

    6. [S43] Crawfordsville - Athens of Indiana, pp. 24-25.
      (Concise Transcription): The Lorenz brewery was one of the first and l argest industries of Crawfordsville. Henry purchased the old brewery i n 1853; located on a triangular shaped property bordered by Lafayett e Ave. at Market St. and Grant Ave. (northeast corner). When the build ing was razed in 1924 a copper box was found in the cornerstone of th e brewery, which was placed there during his 1865 remodeling. The bo x contained a $1 gold piece, a $5 gold piece, an American flag, the ne wspapers Weekly Review and Weekly Journal, amongst other things.

    7. [S47] Indiana State Gazetteer and Business Directory for 1858 and 1859, Vol.1, pg.59.
      Lorenz, Henry - Brewer

    8. [S254] 1860 United States Federal Census, Crawfordsville Ward 1, Montgomery, Indiana; Roll: M653_283; Page: 150; Image: 151.
      Name: Henry Lorenz Birth: abt 1827 Saxony (Kingdom State);German y Residence: 1860 Crawfordsville Ward 1, Montgomery, Indiana

    9. [S45] Crawfordsville Weekly Review, Obituary - Henry Lorenz (pg.4, col.1).

    10. [S618] Illinois, Marriage Index, 1851-1900, Film # 1306059 - 1306062; Vol. 2, page 247.
      Name: Henry Lorrence Spouse Name: Augusta Rinehart Marriage date : 2 Jan 1855 (or possibly Jan 1) Marriage place: Clark county, Illi nois See also: http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/marrsrch.html