William Carson Metzger

16 June 1877–5 May 1944 (Age 66)
Union, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Carson

When William Carson Metzger was born on 16 June 1877, in Union, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Edmund Metzger, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Christena Wintersteen, was 20. He married Mary Estella Bubb on 30 December 1897, in Washington Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Elimsport, Washington Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1944, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Watsontown, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Carson Metzger
Mary Estella Bubb
Marriage: 30 December 1897
Edmund Carson Metzger
Kathleen Sara Metzger

Spouse and Children

30 December 1897
Washington Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a butcher, Middle High German metziger, metzjer, German Metzger (probably a loan word from Latin, but of uncertain lineage).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William C Metzger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William C Metzger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William C Metzger, "United States Census, 1920"

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