Josephine Baumlin

Female19 March 1868–18 March 1952

Brief Life History of Josephine

Josephine Baumlin was born on 19 March 1868. She had at least 1 daughter with Louis Emile Meyer. She died on 18 March 1952, at the age of 83, and was buried in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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Louis Emile Meyer
Josephine Baumlin
Julia Meyer

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Baumlin in entry for Charles Maak and Julia Meyer, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Josephine Baumlin in entry for Julia Meyer, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Josephine Meyer (1868-1952)

Spouse and Children

Children (1)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


Age 11

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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

From French Joséphine, a feminine equivalent of Joseph formed with the diminutive suffix -ine. It is now widely used in the English-speaking world. Notable bearers have included the British social reformer Josephine Butler ( 1828–1906 ) and the American-born French dancer and singer Josephine Baker ( 1906–75 ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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