Jacob Voltz Jr.

#5793, b. 29 Aug 1812, d. 2 Aug 1875
Last Edited:3 Sep 2017

Children of Jacob Voltz Jr. and Elizabeth Meyera

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJacob Voltz Jr. was born on 29 Aug 1812 at Wurtemberg, Germany.1,2,3
MarriageHe married Elizabeth Meyera.2
Census1850Jacob Voltz Jr. (given age 37) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Lafayette Township, Allen County, IN, with his wife, Elisabeth. Other household members included Lucinda Voltz (given age 5), Jacob Voltz (given age 2) and Pauline Voltz (given age 11/12). There were several other Voltz households living around his, including Jacob Voltz, age 63 (probably his father), John Voltz, age 31 (possibly a brother), and Christian Voltz, age 28 (possibly a brother). All of these men were born in Germany. Jacob's occupation was given as farmer, with real estate valued at $300.2
Census1870On the 1870 census, Jacob Voltz (given age 57) was the head of a household, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN, with his wife, Elisabeth Voltz (given age 53). Also living in this household was Jacob Voltz (given age 21) and Lucy Voltz (given age 16). Occupation farmer, value of real estate $2000, value of personal estate $6000..3
DeathJacob Voltz Jr. died at age 62 on 2 Aug 1875.
BurialHe was buried at Gaerte Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.


  1. [S341] Unknown author. "Family group sheets from Grandma's Indiana trip, ca1980."
  2. [S438] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Allen County. population schedule.
  3. [S439] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  4. [S1771] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716