Maria Katherine Wilhelmine (Minnie) Melcher

3 October 1866–19 March 1922 (Age 55)
South Euclid, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maria Katherine Wilhelmine (Minnie)

When Maria Katherine Wilhelmine (Minnie) Melcher was born on 3 October 1866, in South Euclid, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Gerhardt Friedrich Melcher, was 44 and her mother, Clara Elisabeth Stechkemper, was 35. She married Frederick Wilhelm Husmann Jr. on 31 May 1888, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Middleburg Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 19 March 1922, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Wilhelm Husmann Jr.
Maria Katherine Wilhelmine (Minnie) Melcher
Marriage: 31 May 1888
Edwin Samuel Henry Husmann
Lucy E Husmann
Martha Dorthea Husman
Oscar F W Husman

Spouse and Children

31 May 1888
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Gerhardt Friedrich Melcher


    Clara Elisabeth Stechkemper




    John H Melcher


    Mary Elsebein Melcher


    Gerhard Heinrich Melcher


    Ernest Henry Melcher


    Clara Louisa W Melcher


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

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 The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Melchior . This name also occurs frequently in central Europe, especially Bohemia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Whilmeis Husmann in household of Frederic Husmann, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie M Husmann in household of Fredrick W Husmann, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melchas in entry for Lucy Husmann, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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