Peter and Christine  Lanz, children Alvina Lantz, John H. Lantz, Elizabeth L. Lantz, Matilda Lantz, Carrie Lantz, Ezra Lantz, Clara Lantz.

Peter Lantz and Christina Koenig had Eliza Lantz May 2, 1888 in Normanby, Grey County, Ontario, Canada.

N. Louis Lantz 1881-1898 is on a stone in the Leroy Colorado cemetery.

In 1900 Leroy precinct, Logan County, Peter born Dec 1849 in Germany, married 20 years to Christine August 1853 Germany, have Henry Dec 1882  Alvena R. August 1884, Lydia L. May 1888 (these three born in Canada), Carrie M. Sept 1889, Ezra N. March 1893, Clara M. August 1895, and Tilda L. April 1897 - these last born in Colorado.

Elizabeth proved up a quarter in 9, 6N 50W in 1914.  This might be Lydia L......

Peter proved up  a quarter in 9, 6N 50W in 1900.

Clara M. Lantz 1895-1901 is on a stone in the Leroy cemetery.

In 1910 Leroy precinct, Logan County, Peter is 60, born in Germany, married 30 years to Christina 54, born in Canada, with Carrie 19, Ezra 17, and Tilda, 12, all three kids born in Colorado.

The next households are Alvena 25, born in Canada, then Henry 26, Canada, then Lidia 21, Canada

In 1920 Peter and Christina are living in Sterling, both immigrating in 1885, naturalized 1894.

In 1940 Carrie 49, brother Ezra 47, and sister Matilda 42 are living together in Leroy precinct.

Peter 1849-1933, and "Christian" 1856-1934 are buried in Sterling.


In 1930 Ezra N. 36, sister Tilla 30, both born in Colorado, and  brother John H. Lantz, 47, born in Canada, are in Logan County.

November 19, 1973 Greeley "Ezra Lantz of Fleming, a brother of Mrs. Alvina Seifried, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Logan County Hospital in Sterling. He was 80 years old"

Ezra Norman Lantz -1893-1973 is buried in Sterling.


In 1920 Sterling, Harry is managing a restaurant.  Katharine born in Ireland, immigrated in 1886.

John 13 and Hazel 11 were born in Nebraska.  Jno Lantz, father, 60 widowed, born in Pennsylvania is living with them.

Hazel Lantz, 18, married Gale F. Leonard, 26, in Sterling Sept 18, 1926.

In 1930 Sterling Harry Lantz, 48 and Katie 49 have daughter Hazel Leonard, 18.  None have occupations

In 1940 John Lantz, 33, born in Nebraska, is running a tire and parts store in Sterling.  He's married to Lily, 36, born in Colorado.  Jo Ellen 5 and Jeanette 2 were both born in Colorado.

Harry 1881-1932 and Catherine (Sale) Lantz 1881-1971 are also buried in Sterling.


John proved up  a quarter in 3, 6N 50W in 1912.

John Henry Lantz 1882-1932 is buried in Sterling.


Alvina proved up  a quarter in 9, 6N 50W in 1912.

"Elvina" Rebecca (Lantz) Seifried 1884-1977  and Fred Seifried  1882-1958 are also buried in Sterling.

Harvey Seifried, 93, of Sterling, passed away Aug. 21, 2013, in Sterling. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Riverside Cemetery, with the Rev. David Loeschke officiating.

Harvey was born Jan. 16, 1920, in New Raymer to Fred and Elvina (Lantz) Seifried. Harvey was a lifetime area resident in the New Raymer and Sterling areas, attending area schools.

Harvey worked on the farm and ranch. He loved animals, especially cats. He enjoyed riding his bike around town and being a very private person.

He was a member of Christian Evangelical Free Church.

He is survived by the Jerry Bauder family.

Harvey was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard and Clarence Seifried.


In 1930 Sterling Lidia, 40, is a servant for Frank 59 and Victoria 52 Blair, farmers.

Lydia E. Lantz 1888-1964 and Carrie M. Lantz 1890-1977 and Matilda L. 1897-1975 are buried in Sterling.

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