Myrtle W. Meese

31 July 1887–
Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Myrtle W.

When Myrtle W. Meese was born on 31 July 1887, in Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Wesley Meese, was 33 and her mother, Cora Rebecca Hill, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wesley Meese
1853–1920
Cora Rebecca Hill
1861–1925
Alice Gertrude Hill
1880–1962
Verna Mae Meese
1887–1951
Myrtle W. Meese
1887–
Lucy Ellen Meese
1889–1915
Charles Howard Meese
1891–1942
Millard George Meese
1893–1967
Allen Barton Meese
1895–1918
Meese
1899–
Cora Viola Meese
1901–1960
Harry Franklin Meese
1902–1968
George Meese
1906–1906

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 66

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Meece .2 German and Dutch: nickname from the bird name mees ‘titmouse’, or a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher.3 Dutch: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a basketweaver, from Middle Dutch mese ‘(fish) basket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle W. Meese, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Myrtle W. Meese, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Myrtle W. Meese, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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