August Frederich Meissner

1866–1952 (Age 85)
Cashton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of August Frederich

When August Frederich Meissner was born on 14 August 1866, in Cashton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Friederick Adolph Meissner, was 62 and his mother, Eva "Effie" Dorothea Krauss, was 29. He married Maria Magdalena Heintz on 12 November 1895, in Jefferson, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 20 Rainbow, Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1940 and Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1941. He died on 30 January 1952, in Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85.

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August Frederich Meissner
Maria Magdalena Heintz
Marriage: 12 November 1895
Eva Maria Meissner
Joseph "Marcus" Meissner
Adam Joseph Meissner
Anna Meissner
Francis Frederick Meissner
Loretta Susan Meissner
Dorothy S. Meisner
Lorinda Catherine Meissner
George Theodore Meissner
Albert Frank Meisner
Victor Meissner
Eugene Leo Meissner
Luella M. Meissner

Spouse & Children

12 November 1895
Jefferson, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 1

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 23

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Meissen in Germany, earlier ( 968 ad ) recorded as Misna, Misina, named for the small river Misna (today Meisabach), whose name is very ancient, probably pre-Slavic. The place was famous in the Middle Ages for the fine linen cloth produced there, and the German surname may also be an occupational name for a manufacturer or seller of such wares.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • August Meissmer in household of Frederick A Meissmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • August F Meissner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • August Meissner, "United States Census, 1940"

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