b. circa 1851, d. between 1854 and 1859
- Father: Johannes Balz b. 24 July 1823, d. 23 March 1886
- Mother: Catharina (?) b. 11 October 1821, d. 14 November 1888
- Jacob Balz was born circa 1851 in Hessen.
- Johannes Balz and Catharina (?) arrived in the Port of New York on 2 September 1854, accompanied by Jacob Balz, Nicolaus Balz and Maria Balz aboard the American Ship Rattler from Le Havre. Also traveling with them was Anna Maria Balz, age 17, likely Johannes' sister.
- Jacob Balz died between 1854 and 1859 based on naming of a second child Jacob about 1859.
- Last Edited: 7 Apr 2010