Joseph Lewis Virts

Male 1839 - 1911


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  • Born  29 Jun 1839  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  17 Sep 1854  New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Jan 1911  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I39  Virts
    Last Modified  6 Aug 2015 

    Father  Adam Virts,   b. 28 Feb 1804, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1847, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Ann Lilly,   b. 1 Apr 1807, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1889, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Nov 1826  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F23  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Ann Long,   b. 19 Nov 1833, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1925, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Oct 1859  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. William Wallace Virts,   b. 2 Jan 1860, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1934, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Susan Alverda Virts,   b. 4 Aug 1861, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1930, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rosa Althea Virts,   b. 23 Apr 1863, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1943, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Richard Adam Virts,   b. 30 Nov 1865, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1941, Brunswick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Louis Joseph Virts,   b. 4 Jul 1869, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1934, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. George Washington Virts,   b. 16 Jun 1872, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1959, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F28  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Joseph Lewis Virts and Sarah A. Long
    Joseph Lewis Virts and Sarah A. Long
    Joseph was born June 21, 1839 in Lovettsville, Virginia to Adam and Susan Ann Lilly Virts. He died January 21, 1911 in Lovettsville. He married Sarah A. Long on October 8, 1859. She was born January 18, 1832 in Loudoun County Virginia. She died April 7, 1925 in Lovettsville. Both are buried in Mt. Olivet Methodist Church Cemetery in Lovettsville Virginia.

    Headstones
    Joseph Lewis Virts (1839-1911) and Sarah A. Long Virts (1832-1925) Headstone
    Joseph Lewis Virts (1839-1911) and Sarah A. Long Virts (1832-1925) Headstone

  • Notes 
    • Alexandria Gazette, March 18, 1874

      Loudoun County -

      J. H. Clapham, auctioneer, sold on the 9?sup?th?/sup? instant, for John H. Lynn, executor, the farm of Elizabeth Lynn, deceased to Edward Simons for $40.25 per acre, and a lot on Short Hill, to Emanuel Ruse, for $5.50 per acre. On the same day, the same auctioneer sold for the heirs of John Long , deceased, his farm, at the base of Short Hill, for $25 per acre, Joseph L. Virts, purchaser. Also, a wood lot on the mountain for $3.85 per acre, J. J. Stevens, purchaser.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1693] New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church Lovettsville Virginia, parish register, 1784-1836.

    2. [S126] Democratic Mirror, Oct. 19, 1859.