Joseph Patrick Mellmer

15 November 1898–7 April 1979 (Age 80)
Lefor, Stark, North Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Patrick

When Joseph Patrick Mellmer was born on 15 November 1898, in Lefor, Stark, North Dakota, United States, his father, Joseph Mellmer, was 43 and his mother, Elisabeth Rinshenk, was 36. He married Elizabeth Krebs on 24 May 1920, in Lefor, Stark, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States in 1900 and Havelock, Hettinger, North Dakota, United States in 1920. He died on 7 April 1979, in Roseville, Placer, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Joseph Patrick Mellmer
Elizabeth Krebs
Marriage: 24 May 1920
Katherine C Mellmer
Wendeline Mellmer
Nicholaus David Mellmer
C Wendelin Mellmer
Adeline Frances Mellmer

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 8
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
Age 22
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Belm near Osnabrück or from Bellheim near Mainz ( see Bellm ).

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

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Sources (10)

  • Joseph Melmer in household of Joseph Melmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph P Melmer in household of Elezibeth Melmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph P Mellmer, "United States Census, 1930"

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