AKA "Retta"
b.20 October 1902 Turner Twp. Arenac, MI
George M. HARTZELL (b.28 Sept 1887 PA)
m.12 May 1920 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI
parents (LORETTA):
Robert EVERINGHAM (b.~1877)
Rachel VIELE

parents (GEORGE):

Children: HARTZELL
  1. George A. (b.abt 1922)
  2. Robert E. (b.abt 1923)
  3. James N. (b.abt 1924)
  1. Ethel (b.~1904)
fact sources and writings about this individual:
Records transcribed by Kevin Everingham of MI, 2013
1885 Camden County, NJ Marriage Record H210.... Geo. Hartzell 21, Alberta Matlock 20, married 23 May 1885 at Camden, Camden, New Jersey.

1887 Philadelphia, PA Birth Records (Pg.128)... George Hartzell, male, b.28 Sept 1887 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, s/o Geo & Alberta Hartzell. no further info.

Genessee County marriage Records V.10, #0091, Page 14.
NOTE: This record transcribed by Pat Viele.
George M. Hartzell age 32, Residence Philadelphia, PA
Loretta Everingham age 18, Residence, Turner, MI
Father of George: George B. Hartzell
Mother of George: Alberta Matlock
Neither had been married before. Geo. Emerson Barnes officiated and Mrs. Geo. E. Barnes and Miss Fanny Johnson served as witnesses. married at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan 12 May 1920.

research of Kevin Everingham, 2010
1902 MI Birth Records, film #2363036, image 1318, name; Irvingham, female, born 20 Oct 1902, Turner township, Arenac County, Michigan, father: Robert Irvingham, b.MI, Rachael Irvingham, b.MI

George and his Parents:
1920 CENSUS Philadelphia, PA #868, Sheet 7 ... George Hartzell, 53, b.MD, fa b.MD, mo b.VA,.. Alberta, wife, 50, b.PA, parents born in PA,... George M., 32, son, single, b.PA.

1925 Philadelphia Inquirer, PA, Dec 27, 1925.. "Annual Christmas party for the children of the Elks was held in the Elks club attended by three thousand children. George Hartzell in the guise of Santa Clause passed out gifts from beneath the large tree." ... not positive this is the same George, but the one above is also listed in the Inquirer, Dec 1923 - "George Hartzell as Kris Kringle, distributed 1000 pairs of shoes, 3000 pairs of stockings and 200 suits of clothes besides many other gifts at the Elks club." It should be noted that there were a few George Hartzell's in Philadelphia, including a Barnum & Bailey Clown. In the 1930 Philly, PA census alone there were at least 8 George Hartzells.

George and Loretta's family with George's Parents:
1930 Census Philadelphia, PA (Ward 4-5, block 267, sheet 7B)
George Hartzell, head, 64 b. Maryland, value of home $7500, worked at City Hall, Alberta Hartzell, wife, 62, b.PA, George M Hartzell, son, 41, b.PA, occ: Sergeant, Motorcycle Police, Lauretta Hartzell, dau in law, 28, b.MI (her parents also born in MI), George A., gr.son, 7, b.PA, Robert E., gr.son, 6, b.PA, James N, gr.son, 5, b.PA.

1942 U.S. WWII Draft Registration for Pennsylvania, Serial #1614... "George M. Hartzell of 1843 E. Tioga St. Philadelphia, PA, born 28 Sept 1887 PA, person who will always know your address; "Mrs. Loretta Hartzell, 1843 E. Tioga, Phila, PA... white male, 6' 1", 145lbs, brown eyes, black hair, light complexion.... signed, April 27, 1942."

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