Elsie Julia Metzger

7 March 1891–3 September 1945 (Age 54)
Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States

The Life of Elsie Julia

When Elsie Julia Metzger was born on 7 March 1891, in Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States, her father, Otto Metzger, was 39 and her mother, Bertha Meier, was 32. She married Blair Justin Wilson on 31 March 1913, in Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 3 September 1945, in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blair Justin Wilson
1889–1951
Elsie Julia Metzger
1891–1945
Marriage: 31 March 1913
Lola Evelyn Wilson
1913–2005
Wilson
1915–1915
Maxine Clariece Wilson
1916–2000
Walter Lee Wilson
1918–2006
Lloyd Victor Wilson
1921–1996
Robert Wayne Wilson
1928–2019
Hilton Justin Wilson
1930–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1913
Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Otto Metzger

    Male1851–1918Male

    Bertha Meier

    Female1859–1939Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1892: Klamath, Oregon, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 15

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a butcher, Middle High German metziger, metzjer, German Metzger (probably a loan word from Latin, but of uncertain lineage).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Wilson in household of Blair J Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Metzger in household of Otto Metzger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elsie J Metzger in household of Otto Metzger, "United States Census, 1900"

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