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John Fretz bought what is called the "Poor fields," 25 acres, for three pounds 19 shillings, and sixpence, by patent from the executive council of Pa., dated June 12, 1787. The warrant for the same having been granted one year previously. This tract is situated in Bedminster Twp., and now occu-pied in part by Jonas Loux. In 1793 he sold this tract to Christian Fretz for the sum of fifty pounds. At the time of this sale he was a resident of Warwick. In 1790 while yet residing in Bedminster Township, he purchased of John Thomas, a tract of 130 acres in New Britain Township, now known as the Curly Mill property. This property he sold to Mark Fretz in 1792. He never resided on this property. In 1792, he bought 299 1/2 acres in Warwick Township, of Richard & Willet Smith for 1200 pounds "in good gold and silver money." In 1794 he built a barn on this property, and the following year, 1795, he built a stone house which is still standing, in good repair and occupied as a dwelling. To this property he added by various purchases, so that at his death he owned a connected tract of 600 acres. In connection with his occupation as farmer, he also distilled whisky. He and his wife were members of the Menno-nite church

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John Fretz
May 24, 1758
262 Bedminster Twp, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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