Prince/Printz Family History

From "Brentz" in Duehren, Germany to "Printz" in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia to "Prince" in Ohio and Beyond


Prince / Printz's of Piqua, Ohio

Posted by princefamilyhistory on November 8, 2008 at 9:40 AM

Question:  hello! As you can see my last name is printz my whole family is from Ohio, Piqua actually. My great-grandfather Joesph Printz was also from Piqua. And my grandfather James, my dad Jim, his sister and my aunt jan, and I all were born in Piqua (And we are all Printzs). I was just wondering if we were related and if this was our families history too. please email me back and let me know if you know anything about the Printz's from Piqua, Ohio. thanks so much.

Answer:  Yes, there are a bunch of family members listed in the book as living in Piqua, Ohio.  Here is what is in there.
1B3C5A2. William Prince, born 1834 in Page Co., VA; died 1877. He married Mary , born 1839; died . William was a physician and was a graduate the Eclectic Medical Inst. of
Cincinnati. He moved his family in 1864 to Piqua, Ohio where he spent the remainder of his
life. Children: 1B3C5A2A. William J. Prince, born 1861 in New Bremen, Auglaise Co., Ohio; died 1919 in Piqua, Ohio. He married in 1887 to Jeanette Snyder, of Washington, DC, born 1864 in NJ; died William attended schools in Piqua, Ohio and at Pickering Inst.; and took courses at Wittenberg College and entered, in 1883, Eclectic Medical
Institute of Cincinnati where he graduated in 1887. Following graduation, he returned to
Piqua where he built up a large general practice. He was active in various medical
societies, served as health officer of Miami Co., Ohio; School Board, Board of Public
Safety, President of the Ohio Board of Education, the Masons, Elks, and the Red Men.

1B3C5I2. Charles I. Prince, born May 29, 1869 in Millerstown, Champaign Co., OH; died 1958. He married on Apr. 29, 1896 in Millerstown, OH to Eva Taylor, born Feb. 1877; died , daughter of and Louise Taylor, born Nov. 1849; died Charles and Eva first lived in Urbana, Ohio, but moved later to Piqua, Ohio, where he was employed by the U. S. Railway Mail Service working trains between Pittsburgh, PA and Indianapolis, IN. Children:
1B3C5I2A. Hazel P. Prince, born Oct. 1896; died 1979. She married Charles Collins, of Piqua, OH, born ; died . She is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Champaign Co., OH.
1B3C5I2B. Lillian G. Prince, born Dec. 1898; died . She married Zellers, of Piqua, OH,
born ; died 1B3C5I2C. Pauline Prince, born ; died 1B3C5I2D. Hubert Taylor Prince, born ; died

1B3C5I4. John Hayes Prince, born June 7, 1876 in Millerstown, OH; died 1950. He married Edith Ginn, born 1886; died . He graduated from Ohio State University and Ohio Medical School. He practiced medicine in Piqua, Ohio. In 1920, they were living in Piqua, OH. They may have had no children.

1B3H1C3B. Charles C. Prince, born June 19, 1865; died 1948. He married on Apr. 13, 1891 to Mary Rosa Brandenburg, born 1873; died 1963. They lived in Piqua, OH. They are buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Adams Twp., Champaign Co., OH. Children: 1B3H1C3B1. Hazel M. Prince, born 1891; died 1B3H1C3B2. Faye Prince, born ; died 1B3H1C3B3. C. Cloyd Prince, born 1901; died 1940 and buried in Rosedale Cemetery. 1B3H1C3B4. Grace E. Prince, born 1906; died 1B3H1B3B5. Elsie Prince, born ; died 1895 and buried in Rosedale Cemetery.

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