Alvin William Jacob Artz

1899–1955 (Age 56)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alvin William Jacob

When Alvin William Jacob Artz was born on 26 September 1899, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, William Artz, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Margaret Hammer, was 23. He married Eleanor M Peterson on 26 January 1940, in Williams, Ohio, United States. He died on 23 November 1955, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Alvin William Jacob Artz
Eleanor M Peterson
Marriage: 26 January 1940

Spouse & Children

26 January 1940
Williams, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1873–1963Male

  • Elizabeth Margaret Hammer




  • Male1899–1955Male

  • Lucille H Artz


  • Wilma Florence Artz


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name A(a)rt, a reduced form of Arnt ( see Arndt , Arnold ), or sometimes from a reduced form of the personal name Alaert or Adriaan.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alvin Artz in household of William Artz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alvin Artz in household of William Artz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elwin Artz in household of Wm Artz, "United States Census, 1900"

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