Margaret Meyer

September 1868–1953 (Age 84)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Meyer was born in September 1868, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, her father, John Meyer, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Meyer, was 26. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Frederick Berzilla Haas. She died in 1953, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Berzilla Haas
Margaret Meyer
Edward Albert Haas
Lillian Haas
Norman G Haas

Spouse and Children



    Edward Albert Haas


    Lillian Haas


    Norman G Haas


Parents and Siblings

    John Meyer


    Margaret Meyer




    Catherina MEYER


    George MEYER


    Kumyande Meyer


    Mary MEYER



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin māior ‘greater’, ‘superior’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer (from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of Hebrew or ‘light’).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir, from meidhir ‘mirth’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maggie Meyer in household of John Meyer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret Haas in household of Frederick Haas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Haas in household of Frederick Haas, "United States Census, 1920"

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