DESCENDANTS OF LORENZ FÖRTIG, SR.
Only seven generations of the Lorenz Förtig, Sr. family are indicated below to represent the early German family.  The information is current as of January 21, 2008.
 

Generation No. 1

 

        1.  Lorenz1 Förtig, Sr.

 

Notes for Lorenz Förtig, Sr.:

In 1618, he became a leaseholder or tenant of the Kummershof, Monastery Farm in Amorbach, Bavaria, Germany (Bayern, Deutschland).

       

Child of Lorenz Förtig, Sr. is:

+       2                   i.           Lorenz2 Förtig, Jr..

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

        2.  Lorenz2 Förtig, Jr. (Lorenz1)

 

Notes for Lorenz Förtig, Jr.:

He took over as the tenant of the Kummershof, Monastery Farm in Amorbach, Bavaria.

       

Child of Lorenz Förtig, Jr. is:

+       3                   i.           Johann3 Förtig, died in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

        3.  Johann3 Förtig (Lorenz2, Lorenz1) died in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.  He married Katharina Unknown January 30, 1652 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany. 

 

Notes for Johann Förtig:

He was recorded as the villicus in Kummershof, the steward or bailiff of the Amorbach Monastery Farm.

       

Children of Johann Förtig and Katharina Unknown are:

         4                   i.           Katharina4 Förtig, born in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

         5                  ii.           Johann Förtig, born March 20, 1656 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

+       6                 iii.           Peter Förtig, born in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany; died April 12, 1690 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

+       7                iv.           Anna Maria Förtig, born March 06, 1661 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany; died May 29, 1756 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         8                 v.           Valentin Förtig, born July 18, 1663 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

+       9                vi.           Georg Förtig, born February 20, 1666 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany; died October 01, 1758 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.

         10             vii.           Matthäus Förtig, born March 08, 1671 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

         11            viii.           Christina Förtig, born December 19, 1674 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

        6.  Peter4 Förtig (Johann3, Lorenz2, Lorenz1) was born in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany, and died April 12, 1690 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.  He married Barbara Unknown.  She was born 1659, and died September 21, 1739 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

       

Children of Peter Förtig and Barbara Unknown are:

         12                 i.           Maria Margareta5 Förtig, born November 07, 1684 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.  She married Johann Speth February 1707.

         13                ii.           Johann Jakob Förtig, born March 06, 1687 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.

 

 

        7.  Anna Maria4 Förtig (Johann3, Lorenz2, Lorenz1) was born March 06, 1661 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany, and died May 29, 1756 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.  She married Ardreas Balles February 13, 1680 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany.  He was born December 21, 1654 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany, and died October 19, 1741 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

       

Children of Anna Förtig and Ardreas Balles are:

         14                 i.           Johann Nikolaus5 Balles, born December 05, 1681 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; died June 04, 1762.  He married Barbara Schäfer June 07, 1708 in Boxbrunn, Bavaria, Germany; born March 14, 1690 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; died March 22, 1762 in Boxbrunn, Bavaria, Germany.

         15                ii.           Agnes Balles, born August 25, 1683 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; died February 11, 1758 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.  She married Burkhard Zeller July 21, 1716 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; born June 17, 1682 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; died May 13, 1740 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         16               iii.           Anna Maria Balles, born January 29, 1685 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; died January 25, 1744 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.  She married Valentin Heckler June 04, 1709 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; born March 06, 1678 in Neudorf, Bavaria, Germany; died November 01, 1748 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         17              iv.           Barbara Balles, born April 21, 1687 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany; died 1760.  She married Benedikt Heckler June 04, 1709 in Neudorf, Bavaria, Germany; born March 23, 1681 in Neudorf, Bavaria, Germany; died June 22, 1752 in Neudorf, Bavaria, Germany.

         18               v.           Margareta Balles, born September 20, 1688 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         19              vi.           Katharina Balles, born June 11, 1689 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         20             vii.           Maria Eva Balles, born May 08, 1692 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         21            viii.           Anna Ursula Balles, born September 12, 1693 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         22               ix.           Christina Balles, born October 02, 1696 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         23                x.           Anna Balles, born May 17, 1698 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.

         24               xi.           Magdalena Balles, born February 28, 1700 in Beuchen, Bavaria, Germany.  She married Johann Beuerlein February 21, 1724.

 

 

        9.  Georg4 Förtig (Johann3, Lorenz2, Lorenz1) was born February 20, 1666 in Kummershof, Bavaria, Germany, and died October 01, 1758 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.  He married Anna Marie Förtig September 16, 1688, daughter of Johan Förtig and Catherine Schäfer.  She was born July 04, 1669 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany, and died January 08, 1738 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.

       

Child of Georg Förtig and Anna Förtig is:

+       25                 i.           Georg5 Förtig, born August 03, 1693 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany; died March 29, 1761.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

        25.  Georg5 Förtig (Georg4, Johann3, Lorenz2, Lorenz1) was born August 03, 1693 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany, and died March 29, 1761.  He married Anna Maria Schneider November 29, 1721, daughter of Jos. Schneider and Barbara Breunig.  She was born March 01, 1702 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany, and died October 10, 1780 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.

       

Child of Georg Förtig and Anna Schneider is:

+       26                 i.           Sebastian6 Förtig, born January 23, 1732 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany; died December 13, 1813 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

        26.  Sebastian6 Förtig (Georg5, Georg4, Johann3, Lorenz2, Lorenz1) was born January 23, 1732 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany, and died December 13, 1813 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.  He married Barbara Schorck February 07, 1763 in Kirchzell Parish (Watterbach most likely), Bavaria, Germany, daughter of Franz Schorck.  She was born 1742 in Otterbach, Bavaria, Germany, and died October 11, 1801 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.

       

Children of Sebastian Förtig and Barbara Schorck are:

+       27                 i.           Martin7 Förtig, born October 21, 1765 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany; died March 18, 1852 in Watterbach, Bavaria, Germany.

+       28                ii.           John Anthony Fertig, born June 17, 1771 in Kirchzell Parish (Watterbach most likely), Bavaria, Germany; died Bet. 1837 to 1850 in Northumberland County, PA, most likely.

 
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