Prince/Printz Family History

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

Site Map

Homepage - introduction to this site

Blog - this is the central place where we post new information, such as answers to questions we get, new information we find from research, or guest posts from site members.  This is updated frequently.

Guestbook - We love getting feedback from visitors and this is the place where you can post a note for us and all to see on the website.  Unfortunately, because of guestbook spammers, we have had to start requiring that people join the site as a member before they can post a comment. Sorry for the inconvenience.

About Site Authors - brief biography and picture of Charles F. Printz, Sr. and Victor Prince, the authors of this site

Contact Us - how to send us an email

Become a Member of this Website - to be able to post in guestbook, etc.

Photo Album - Has several sets of pictures.

Johann Philipp Brentz - the first Brentz male to settle in USA

Brushes with US Presidents - interesting anecdotes from the book "Into the Valley - A History of the Printz / Prince Family of the Shenandoah"

Benjamin Franklin Prince - a member of the family who was a very prominent figure at Wittenberg University in Ohio

Maps of Family Sites - maps of sites around Stony Man, Virginia that have family history (e.g., Printz family graveyard).  

Old Letter - from 1930s between two Prince relatives talking about family history

Rockwell City IA Princes - brief history of some of this line that settled in Iowa

Related Family Names - other names that appear frequently in the book "Into the Valley - A History of the Printz / Prince Family of the Shenandoah"

Blog with Q&A from Visitors - a page that is updated regularly based on questions I get from site visitors.  Note that it appears in an old, non-updated format of this website.

Want to Help - how you can help with this site

Other Links - other useful links for people searching for our family history

Old Guestbook Entries - old entries from the guestbook on a previous version of this site

Old Guestbook - a previous version of our guestbook.  The current one is here.