Flossie Arlean Meidl

24 February 1922–6 June 2004 (Age 82)
New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Flossie Arlean

When Flossie Arlean Meidl was born on 24 February 1922, in New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States, her father, Joseph George Meidl, was 27 and her mother, Susan Katherine Wild, was 22. She married Alfred Herman Guse on 19 September 1942, in Maricopa, Arizona, United States. She died on 6 June 2004, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in New Ulm City Cemetery, New Ulm, Brown, Minnesota, United States.

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Alfred Herman Guse
Flossie Arlean Meidl
Marriage: 19 September 1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1942Maricopa, Arizona, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 1
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1927 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Dedicated
    Age 5
    The dedication of the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on October 23, 1927. The temple was dedicated by Heber J. Grant.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 22
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    German: possibly a nickname from Middle High German meidel ‘young woman’, ‘female servant’.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Flossie Meidl in household of Joseph Meidl, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Flossie A Meidl, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
    • Flossie A Meidl, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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