Webster Byron Metz

Male22 September 1874–10 December 1961

Brief Life History of Webster Byron

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.

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Webster Byron Metz
Elizabeth Jeanette Cook
Marriage: 29 December 1915
Helen Metz
Mabel Elizabeth Metz
Viola Metz
Virginia Metz
John William Metz
Evelyn Metz

Sources (18)

  • Metz, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Webster Metz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • B. W. Metz, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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  • Marriage
    29 December 1915Mahoning, Portage, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    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 3

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 24

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    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 ).

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

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