Daisy B. Messinger

FemaleFebruary 1884–27 July 1909

Brief Life History of Daisy B.

When Daisy B. Messinger was born in February 1884, in Iowa, United States, her father, Samuel H. Messinger, was 53 and her mother, Emily Augusta Ross, was 47. She lived in Buchanan, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Aurora, Buchanan, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 27 July 1909, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Aurora, Buchanan, Iowa, United States.

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Samuel H. Messinger
Emily Augusta Ross
Phebe Messinger
Samuel A. Messinger
Lucy Potter Messinger
Silas R. Messinger
Emma A. Messinger
Effie M. Messinger
Orrin Calvin Messinger
Daisy B. Messinger

Sources (7)

  • Daisy B Messenger in household of Samuel H Messenger, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Daisy Messinger, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"
  • Daisy B Messenger in household of Samuel H Messenger, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1886: Buchanan, Iowa, United States

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 8

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Messenger .

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a brazier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German messinc ‘brass’, German Messing, from Greek mossynoikos (chalkos) ‘Mossynoecan bronze’, named after the people of northeastern Asia Minor who first produced the alloy.

German: habitational name for someone from Mössingen in Baden-Württemberg (Messingen in the local dialect), which is recorded as Masginga in 789, probably from the personal name Masco + ingen, suffix of relationship.

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

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