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We are looking for any Hartz family from or in Peoria, IL who may be descendants of Samuel Hartz and Mary Brightbill. Named as children in probate document dated 8/18/1871: "Rebecca Adams, minor heirs of Catharine Aungst, John Hartz, minor heirs of David Hartz, Samuel B. Hartz, William J. Hartz, Mary Hartz, E. Alfred Hartz, and Mary S. Hartz." Samuel B. had six sons: Irving Thomas (of Chicago), Alfred Sherman, Samuel Henry, Victor Buckner, John Wilson, Lee Roy. If you have any information, please email me at SprottLG@aol.com. Thanks!