Christian Ingram Meister

12 April 1894–29 June 1969 (Age 75)
Vincennes, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Christian Ingram

When Christian Ingram Meister was born on 12 April 1894, in Vincennes, Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Christian Henry Meister, was 32 and his mother, Gertrude Wilsey, was 31. He married Susan Idella Conlee on 1 September 1914, in Kahoka, Clark, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lincoln Township, Clark, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Kahoka, Clark, Missouri, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 29 June 1969, in Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Fort Myers Memorial Gardens, Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States.

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Christian Ingram Meister
Susan Idella Conlee
Marriage: 1 September 1914
Mary Gertrude Meister

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1914Kahoka, Clark, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
    Age 4
    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
    1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I
    Age 20
    Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Konrad, Otto, Fritz, Hans, Klaus, Alois, Bernhard, Dieter, Ewald, Hellmut, Helmut.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for someone who was master of his craft, from Middle High German meister ‘master’ (from Latin magister). As a Jewish surname it denoted a rabbi as a leading figure in a Jewish community. The German surname in this form is also found in some other European countries, e.g. in France (Alsace), the Netherlands, Czechia, and Poland.Germanized form of Slovenian Majster or Majšter, and possibly also of Czech Majstr: status name of ultimate German origin (see 1 above).

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Christian Ingrim Meister, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Ingrim Meister, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
    • C Ingrim Meister, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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