Elizabeth "Lizzie" J Mengel

11 October 1865–1 May 1906 (Age 40)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth "Lizzie" J

When Elizabeth "Lizzie" J Mengel was born on 11 October 1865, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Mengel, was 51 and her mother, Sara Seaman, was 45. She married J. Franklin Lenhart on 12 January 1889, in Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 May 1906, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Saint John's Cemetery, Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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J. Franklin Lenhart
Elizabeth "Lizzie" J Mengel
Marriage: 12 January 1889
Sarah M Lenhart

Spouse and Children

12 January 1889
Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


    Sarah M Lenhart


Parents and Siblings

    William Mengel


    Sara Seaman




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a market trader or stallholder, from Middle High German menglære, a variant of mengære ( see Menger ). This surname is also established in Poland.2 Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Meinger, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’; or a pet form of the personal name Mangold .3 Dutch: possibly an occupational nickname, from Middle Dutch mengel, mingel, a liquid measure equal to 2 pints.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizze Mangel in household of William Mangel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lizzie Mengle in household of William Mengle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie J. Mengel Lenhart, "Find A Grave Index"

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