|Posted by Victor Prince on August 31, 2019 at 9:00 PM|
The day I first saw the Printz family gravesite in Page County, Virginia was one of the most special days of my life. Seeing where my Prince family ancestors who came from Germany to America, were buried was a big part of it. Another unforgettable part was being tour-guided there with Charles Printz Sr., who wrote the authoritative book on our family line, Into the Valley: A History of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Victor Prince on July 31, 2017 at 10:10 PM|
I have to report heartbreaking news I recently received from one our our distant Prince/Printz family who still lives in Virginia. The house in Stony Man, Page County, Virginia that Captain George Printz (1742-1834) lived in was recently destroyed by a fire. That house had been in the Printz/Prince family at least into the 1950s or so, I think, based on my memories from my conversations with the late Charles Printz, Sr..Read Full Post »
|Posted by Victor Prince on March 24, 2014 at 12:15 AM|
The following is from an application to the US Department of the Interior to designate Mount Calvary Church in Stony Man, Virginia to be on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the Historical Background section of that application and has an interesting description of how the Page County area was very German in its early settlement.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Victor Prince on March 9, 2014 at 6:20 PM|
"I am doing research to join the the Sons of The American Revolution. My line goes from George Printz to daughter Anna Maria Shaffer to Phillip Miller who was my 2nd Great Grand Father. I have no documentation on these people such as birth or death records. If anyone could help secure this information I would be thankful."
Answer - Here is what the book has on that line:
1B3D5E. Anna Maria Shaffer, born c!805; died c!899. She married on Sept. 8, 1821 to Philip Mi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by princefamilyhistory on January 29, 2008 at 11:50 AM|
Question: I'm doing research on my grandfather's lineage and believe he was related to Captain George Printz. His name was Raymond Carson Printz and he was born in Stoneyman.
Answer: Yes, Raymond Carson Printz is in the book. Here is relevant information.
1B3D8B5A. Raymond Carson Printz, born Feb. 12, 1888; died Oct. 31, 1968 in Herndon, VA and is buried there. He married on Dec. 28, 1910 ...Read Full Post »