Marie Martha Therese Meseck

15 December 1902–6 April 1994 (Age 91)
Charter Oak, Crawford, Iowa, USA

The Life of Marie Martha Therese

When Marie Martha Therese Meseck was born on 15 December 1902, her father, Gustav Albert Meseck, was 33 and her mother, Amanda Stenzel, was 32. She married Alfred Henry Harth on 30 August 1923, in Grant Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Slayton, Murray, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 6 April 1994, in Alta, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, at the age of 91.

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Alfred Henry Harth
Marie Martha Therese Meseck
Marriage: 30 August 1923
Darvin Meseck Harth

Spouse and Children

30 August 1923
Grant Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 24

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

German: probably from a Sorbian personal name, Mesech.

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

Sources (3)

  • Marie M Harth in household of Alfred H Harth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Martha Meseck, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Marie Martha Meseck, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"

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