Josephine Hoelscher

15 December 1878–10 October 1966 (Age 87)
Ellinger, Fayette, Texas, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Hoelscher was born on 15 December 1878, in Ellinger, Fayette, Texas, United States, her father, Anton J. Hoelscher, was 27 and her mother, Magdalena M Doll, was 28. She married Charlie Jetter on 10 January 1906, in Falls, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Falls, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 7, Milam, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 October 1966, in Rosebud, Falls, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Rosebud, Falls, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charlie Jetter
Josephine Hoelscher
Marriage: 10 January 1906
Gertrude Magdeline Jetter
Anton Joseph Jetter
John Charles Jetter

Spouse and Children

10 January 1906
Falls, Texas, United States


    Gertrude Magdeline Jetter


    Anton Joseph Jetter


    John Charles Jetter


Parents and Siblings


    Magdalena M Doll




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries: 1889: Falls, Texas, United States
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 23

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

North German (Hölscher): occupational name for a maker of clogs (wooden shoes), Middle Low German holsche (from Middle Low German holt ‘wood’ + scho ‘shoe’), with the agent noun suffix -er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Jitter in household of Charlie Jitter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Jetter in household of Charley Jetter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine Jetter in household of Charles Jetter, "United States Census, 1930"

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