Meta Nix

1900–1995 (Age 95)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Meta

When Meta Nix was born in 1900, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Nix, was 31 and her mother, Wilhelmine Strube, was 29. She married Frank William Berthold Bock. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Herman, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Wilson, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1995, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Frank William Berthold Bock
1893–1966
Meta Nix
1900–1995
Marriage:
Elmer Frank W Bock
1918–1996
Elvira Minnie Bock
1920–1997
Ida H Bock
1922–2015
Virgina L Bock
1922–2015
Lillian L Bock
1924–2009
Iona H Bock Bock
1925–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(6)

    Elmer Frank W Bock

    Male1918–1996Male

    Elvira Minnie Bock

    Female1920–1997Female

    Ida H Bock

    Female1922–2015Female

    Virgina L Bock

    Female1922–2015Female

    Lillian L Bock

    Female1924–2009Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Nix

    Male1869–1941Male

    Wilhelmine Strube

    Female1871–1958Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1892–1980Female

    Minnie Nix

    Female1894–Female

    Helena Nix

    Female1897–Female

    Female1900–1995Female

    Arno William Nix

    Male1905–Male

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 7

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1927

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Meta Nix in household of William Max, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Meta Nix in household of William Nix, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Meta Nix in household of William Nix, "United States Census, 1900"

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