When Webster Byron Metz was born on 22 September 1874, in Unity Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, William Metz, was 31 and his mother, Mary Catherine Sheets, was 31. He married Pearl Marie Harrold on 4 October 1905, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1910 and District 16, Wicomico, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 December 1961, in Pocomoke City, Worcester, Maryland, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Wicomico, Maryland, United States.
German: from a short form of the female personal name Mechthild, composed of ancient Germanic maht ‘might, strength’ + hild ‘strife, battle’.
German, French (Alsace and Lorraine), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Metz in Lorraine, which took its name from a Gaulish tribe, the Mediomatrici; in the name of the place this became abbreviated to Mettis, hence the modern name.
German: from Mätz, a short form of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ).
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