David E Metzler

Male29 September 1872–25 May 1931

Brief Life History of David E

When David E Metzler was born on 29 September 1872, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Martin Eby Metzler, was 30 and his mother, Barbara Anna Ruth, was 28. He married Ella Mateer on 17 April 1891, in Camden, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Falmouth, Conoy Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Royalton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 25 May 1931, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Royalton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David E Metzler
1872–1931
Ella Mateer
1874–1908
Marriage: 17 April 1891
Earl E Metzler
1894–
Mildred M. Metzler
1896–1904
Ethel R Metzler
1898–
Emma Metzler
1901–
David E Metzler Jr
1903–1984
Dorothy M Metzler
1905–

Sources (16)

  • David E Metzler in household of Miller Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David E. Metzler, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • David E. Metzler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1891Camden, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 5

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    German (mainly Middle Rhine): occupational name for a butcher, Middle High German metzeler, from Latin macellarius ‘dealer in meat’, from macellum ‘stall (at a market), meat market’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    History: The earliest American bearers of the surname Metzler were the Mennonites in PA. Their progenitor was Valentine Metzler, from Switzerland, who came to Lancaster County in 1738 as a young boy with his father, Yost, and married Anna Nissley in 1749.

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

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