William Green Meisenheimer

23 March 1888–6 September 1961 (Age 73)
Pleasant Point, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of William Green

When William Green Meisenheimer was born on 23 March 1888, in Pleasant Point, Johnson, Texas, United States, his father, Wilson Lee Meisenheimer, was 48 and his mother, Fannie Missouri Green, was 38. He married Josie Ethel York on 13 March 1913, in Erath, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lexington, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 7, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 6 September 1961, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Green Meisenheimer
Josie Ethel York
Marriage: 13 March 1913
Shirley Eugene Meisenheimer
Henry Louis Meisenheimer
Vernice Maxine Meisenheimer
Joe Bill Meisenheimer
Margie Juanita Meisenheimer
Sibyl Irene Meisenheimer
Jackie Thomas (Jack) Meisenheimer
W G Meisenheimer Jr
Lois Jean Meisenheimer
Ethel Maurine Meisenheimer

Spouse and Children

13 March 1913
Erath, Texas, United States


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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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
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

German: habitational name for someone from Meisenheim in the Palatinate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • W G Meisheimer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William G Meisenheimer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William G Meisenhermer, "United States Census, 1940"

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