Wilhelmine Pauline Merz

New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Wilhelmine Pauline

Wilhelmine Pauline Merz was born in 1875, in New York City, New York, United States as the daughter of John Merz and Johanna H. Zohr. She married William H. Schwegler on 4 June 1902. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States in 1910.

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William H. Schwegler
Wilhelmine Pauline Merz
Marriage: 4 June 1902
William Schwegler
George Joseph Schwegler
Josephine Louise Schuegler

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 0
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 0
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 31
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

German: variant spelling of Mertz .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Welhelmina P Schwegler in household of William H Schwegler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilhemina Merz in entry for Josephine Louise Schuegler, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
  • Willhelmina Mertz in entry for George Joseph Schwegler, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"

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