The Blitz family came from Hesse-Darmstadt. The father's name is unknown, but the mother's given name was Catherine. Catherine was born circa 1804. She immigrated to the United States along with her son and daughter. They lived in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
Her children were:
- Valentine Blitz (1828-1898) married Margaretha Lutz (23 Sep 1837- 18 Nov 1897).
- Eva Blitz (Apr 1837 - 12 Jul 1899) married John F Losch (15 Jul 1832 - 16 Apr 1906).