Minna Lutz

1889–1973 (Age 83)
Pleasant Valley, Walsh, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Minna

When Minna Lutz was born on 20 August 1889, in Pleasant Valley, Walsh, North Dakota, United States, her father, Charles Jakob Lutz, was 33 and her mother, Dorothea Albus, was 29. She married Simon Selzer on 2 September 1915, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Foster, North Dakota, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 5, Gray, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 6 June 1973, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Minna Lutz
Simon Selzer
Marriage: 2 September 1915
William Huber Selzer
Simon Selzer Jr

Spouse & Children

2 September 1915
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Jakob Lutz


  • Dorothea Albus




  • Male1880–1984Male

  • Magdalena Marguerite Lutz


  • Marie M Lutz


  • Female1885–1945Female

  • Jakob Edgar Lutz


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

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: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig .2 South German (Lütz): from a short form of a name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from a Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.3 French: habitational name from Lutz-en-Dunois in Eure-et-Loir. This is a common name in PA and OH.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Selzer in household of Simon Selzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Selzir in household of Simon Selzir, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Selzer in household of Simon Selzer, "United States Census, 1930"

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