Mary Fritz (1863 - 1931)

A photo of Mary Fritz
Add photo
Mary Fritz
1863 - 1931
Born
c. 1863
Death
June 19, 1931
Bronx County, New York United States
Summary
Mary Fritz was born c. 1863. She died on June 19, 1931 in New York at age 68.
Updated: February 6, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Mary is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Mary's life so that she is always remembered.

Biography
Mary Fritz
Most commonly known as
Mary Fritz
Full name
Other names or aliases
Female
Gender
Mary Fritz was born
Birth
Mary Fritz died on in Bronx County, New York United States
Death
Mary Fritz was born
Mary Fritz died on in Bronx County, New York United States
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Mary Fritz?
View other bios of people named Mary Fritz

Mary's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Mary Fritz
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Mary's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Mary.

Cancel

Share Mary's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Mary Fritz passed away on June 19, 1931 in New York at age 68. She was born c. 1863. There is no information about Mary's surviving family.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Mary's lifetime.

In 1863, in the year that Mary Fritz was born, on October 3rd, during the middle of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln created a national Thanksgiving day. Thanksgiving was to be celebrated on the final Thursday of November in 1863. In the U.S., Thanksgiving has been celebrated in November ever since.

In 1870, Mary was only 7 years old when on October 6th, Rome became the capital of the unified states of the Italian Peninsula - the newly created Kingdom of Italy.

In 1905, by the time she was 42 years old, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1917, Mary was 54 years old when it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1931, in the year of Mary Fritz's passing, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

Other Mary Fritzes

Other Fritzes

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top