William Munroe Muzzey

16 February 1888–February 1964 (Age 76)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Munroe

When William Munroe Muzzey was born on 16 February 1888, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frank Wood Muzzey, was 41 and his mother, Mary Virgina Schley, was 32. He lived in Shepherdstown, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States for about 5 years. He died in February 1964, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Wood Muzzey
Mary Virgina Schley
Frank Schley Muzzey Sr.
Mary Ella Muzzey
William Munroe Muzzey
Florence Washington Muzzey

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Wood Muzzey


    Mary Virgina Schley




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 17

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. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of English Mussey . Compare Muzzy . As a British name, this is found mainly in South Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William M Muzzey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William M Muzzey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William M Muzzey in household of Frank W Muzzey, "United States Census, 1900"

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