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Herman George PONTZIUS

Male 1860 - Aft 1930  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Herman George PONTZIUS 
    Born Aug 1860  Louisa County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Herman George "Hermius" PONTZIUS 
    Name Herman George PONTZIOUS 
    Died Aft 3 Apr 1930 
    Notes 

    • (1) Hermius PONTZIUS is listed in a household headed by his mother, Rachel PONTZIUS, in the 1880 census of Red Cloud Precinct, Webster County, NE.

      Hermius is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in OH.

      (2) A household headed by Herman G. PONTZIOUS is listed in the 1900 census of Center Township, Grant County, IN. [His middle inital is partially concealed by other writing.]

      Herman G. is listed in the 1900 census as a night watchman who was born in August 1860 and was then 39 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in IN. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 19 years.

      Listed with Herman G. is his wife, Mary E., who was born in June 1858 and was then 41 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IN, and her mother was born in OH. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 19 years and had theretofore given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Herman G. is his daughter, Bessie L., who was born in June 1882 and was then 17 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with Herman G. is his son, Roy V., who was born in January 1889 and was then 11 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in FL, and both of his parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with Herman G. is his daughter, Edith V., who was born in January 1896 and was then 4 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in FL, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      (3) A household headed by Herman PONTZIOUS is listed in the 1910 census of Ward 4, Marion, Grant County, IN.

      Herman is listed in the 1910 census as a night watchman who was then 48 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in OH. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 26 years to his wife (who was his first wife).

      Listed with Herman is his wife, Mary E., who was then 49 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1861. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 26 years to her husband (who was her second husband), and had theretofore given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Herman is his daughter, Edith D., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1896. According to the 1910 census, she was born in FL, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      (4) A household headed by Herman PONTZIOUS is listed in the 1920 census of Ward 5, Marion, Grant County, IN. [His surname is listed as PONTZONS in the index to the 1920 census.]

      Herman is listed in the 1920 census as a laborer who was then 57 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1863. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in the United States, and his mother was born in OH.

      Listed with Herman is his wife, Mary E., who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1858. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Herman is his granddaughter, Grace ERNST, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1902. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in IL, and her mother was born in IA.

      Also listed with Herman is his daughter, Edith MACADAM, a widow who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1897. According to the 1920 census, she was born in FL, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with Herman is his granddaughter, Evylin MACADAM, who was then 5-1[?]/12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1914. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in Scotland, and her mother was born in FL.

      (5) A household headed by Homer PONTZIOUS is listed in the 1930 census of Ward 5, Marion, Grant County, IN. [Homer is believed by the compiler to have been Herman.]

      Homer is listed in the 1930 census as a fire department foreman who was then 68 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in IN. According to the 1930 census, he was 19 years of age at his first marriage.

      Listed with Homer is his wife, Mary, who was then 73 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1857. According to the 1930 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1930 census, she was 18 years of age at her first marriage.
    Person ID I16429  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father John George PONTZIUS 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel SHERRON 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ellen VAN SICKLE,   b. Jun 1858, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 3 Apr 1930  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1882  Louisa County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F7354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Iowa, 1851-1900 MarriageIndex [database online], Genealogy.com: Pontzius, A. N. Notes: A. N. Pontzius married Mary E. Ross on Feb 26, 1882 in Louisa, IA Gender: Male More About: Record of this marriage may be found at the Family History Library under microfilm reference numbers 1006645 through 1006649.