When Mary Etta Levers was born on 4 January 1832, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Levers, was 23 and her mother, Margaret Messinger, was 24. She married Lucas Metzger about 1848, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Flowerfield, Flowerfield Township, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 14 June 1910, in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.
English: variant of Lever 1 and 2, with post-medieval excrescent -s.
North German: patronymic from Lever 3.