Hermann Walter Meissner

10 October 1884–27 January 1954 (Age 69)
Reuß jüngere Linie, Thüringen, Germany

The Life of Hermann Walter

When Hermann Walter Meissner was born on 10 October 1884, in Reuß jüngere Linie, Thüringen, Germany, his father, Karl Heinrich Meissner, was 35 and his mother, Wilhelmine Zschaeck, was 40. He married Martha Selma ZENKER on 25 February 1906, in Triebes, Greiz, Thüringen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 27 January 1954, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Hermann Walter Meissner
1884–1954
Martha Selma ZENKER
1883–1964
Marriage: 25 February 1906
Herrman Heinrich Meißner
1907–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1906
Triebes, Greiz, Thüringen, Germany
children

(1)

    Herrman Heinrich Meißner

    Male1907–1978Male

Parents and Siblings

    Karl Heinrich Meissner

    Male1848–1898Male

    Wilhelmine Zschaeck

    Female1843–1904Female

siblings

(8)

    Emilie Albine Meissner

    Female1868–Female

    Emma Mina Meissner

    Female1870–1875Female

    Ida Alma MEISSNER

    Female1872–Female

    Ida Alma Meissner

    Female1872–Female

    Christian Gustav Meissner

    Male1875–1940Male

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World Events (7)

1890

Age 6

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 30

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 30

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

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.

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

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