Louis Meahl

2 August 1878–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Louis

When Louis Meahl was born on 2 August 1878, in Indiana, United States, his father, Peter Meahl, was 35 and his mother, Mary Phanotta, was 29. He married Nora A Studley on 28 April 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Driftwood Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1900.

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Louis Meahl
Nora A Studley
Marriage: 28 April 1906
Catherine J Meahl
Charles L Meahl
Margaret M Meahl

Spouse and Children

28 April 1906
Madison, Indiana


    Catherine J Meahl


    Charles L Meahl


    Margaret M Meahl


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Meahl


    Mary Phanotta




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 28

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louis Meahl in household of Peter Meahl, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louis Meahl, "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Louis Meahl, "Indiana, Births and Christenings, 1773-1933"

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