Josephine Hoelscher

Female15 December 1878–10 October 1966

Brief Life History 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 Carl Joseph 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, Milam, Texas, United States in 1940 and Milam, Texas, United States for about 1 years. 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

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

Sources (18)

  • Josephine Jetter, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Josephine Hoelscher, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Josephine Jetter, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1906Falls, Texas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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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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