Rosa Henriette Maier

27 April 1900–6 May 1979 (Age 79)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rosa Henriette

When Rosa Henriette Maier was born on 27 April 1900, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johannes Maier, was 35 and her mother, Rosa Maurer, was 37. She married Arthur H Getz on 12 July 1922. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1935 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1940. She died on 6 May 1979, at the age of 79, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur H Getz
Rosa Henriette Maier
Marriage: 12 July 1922
Arthur L Getz
Theodore Emmanuel Getz
Dorothy Rose Getz

Spouse and Children

12 July 1922


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: variant spelling of Mayer 2. This surname is also established in Italy.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Meyer 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rose Maier in household of Rose Maier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rosa Meyer in household of John Meyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rose M Getz in household of Arther H Getz, "United States Census, 1930"

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