Marcus Miller Klotz

1891–1970 (Age 78)
Fogelsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Marcus Miller

When Marcus Miller Klotz was born on 4 November 1891, in Fogelsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Richard John Klotz, was 45 and his mother, Caroline Miller, was 43. He married Meda B Buchman on 27 July 1912, in Fogelsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years and Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in January 1970, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fogelsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Marcus Miller Klotz
Meda B Buchman
Marriage: 27 July 1912
Evelyn C Klotz
Dorothy B Klotz

Spouse & Children

27 July 1912
Fogelsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Evelyn C Klotz


  • Dorothy B Klotz


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

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. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a clumsy, awkward man, from Middle High German klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, cognate with modern English clot, which is similarly used in a transferred sense to denote a stupid person.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from modern German Klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, or Yiddish klots.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marcus Klotz in household of Elizabeth C Moyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marcus M Klotz in household of Richard J Klotz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marcus M Klotz in household of Richard J Klotz, "United States Census, 1900"

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