Jacob WIRT Jasper WIRT Unknown NOLASTNAME Mini tree diagram

Uriah WIRT1

about 16971 - 13th Apr 17622,1

Life History

about 1697

Born in Switzerland.1

about 1729

Birth of son Jacob WIRT in Switzerland.3


Birth of son Jasper WIRT.4

13th Apr 1762

Died in Frederick County, Maryland.2,1

Other facts


Married Unknown NOLASTNAME


  • Gerry Koller reports the following information on Uriah Wirt:

    Uriah Wirt
    b abt 1697 in Switzerland
    d 13 Apr 1762 in Frederick Town MD
    Killed by Richard Crosby, abt 7 miles outside of Fredrick
    --  Ancestry World Tree, http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gkoller&id=I0218&ftm=

    Here is the news story of his death:

    "Wirt, Uriah; on Tues. last week [April 13], just after sunset, he, an elderly man of 65 years of age, and his son, were travelling from Virginia to Frederick Town in Fred. Co., when they were attacked by a highwayman, who mortally wounded the elder Wirt with a pistol."
    --  Maryland Gazette, 22 April, 1762 (electronic on Ancestry.com)


  • 1. Ancestry Trees
    • Gerry Koller, http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gkoller&id=I0218&ftm=1
  • 2. Maryland Gazette, 22 April 1762
  • 3. Ancestry Trees
    • Gerry Koller, http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gkoller&id=I0208&ftm=1
  • 4. Ancestry Trees
    • Gerry Koller, http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gkoller&id=I0219&ftm=1

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