Mary Getz Preis

1868–27 August 1926 (Age 58)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Mary Getz

When Mary Getz Preis was born in 1868, her father, James John Preis, was 54 and her mother, Lydia Burton Mitchell, was 42. She married Elisha Nero Evans on 15 September 1908, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1880. She died on 27 August 1926, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 58.

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Elisha Nero Evans
Mary Getz Preis
Marriage: 15 September 1908

Spouse and Children

15 September 1908
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James John Preis


    Lydia Burton Mitchell




    James H Preis


    Anna T Preis


    William H Preis


    Richard L. R. Preis


    Robert Mitchell Preis


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 0

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a laudable or celebrated person, from Middle High German prīs, Dutch prijs, German Preis ‘praise’, ‘fame’, ‘worth’.2 Southern German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Prussia, from a southern German variant of Preuss or from Yiddish prays ‘Prussia’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary G Fine in household of James J Preis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mamie Getz Preis, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Death Records and Certificates, 1835-1954"
  • Mary G Preis, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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