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
1876–1964
Josephine Hoelscher
1878–1966
Marriage: 10 January 1906
Gertrude Magdeline Jetter
1907–1991
Anton Joseph Jetter
1908–1990
John Charles Jetter
1910–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1906
Falls, Texas, United States
children

(3)

    Gertrude Magdeline Jetter

    Female1907–1991Female

    Anton Joseph Jetter

    Male1908–1990Male

    John Charles Jetter

    Male1910–1996Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1851–1940Male

    Magdalena M Doll

    Female1850–1903Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
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.
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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