Irene Imogene Afflerbach

1887–1975 (Age 88)
Round Top, Fayette, Texas, United States

The Life of Irene Imogene

When Irene Imogene Afflerbach was born on 7 March 1887, in Round Top, Fayette, Texas, United States, her father, Christian Afflerbach, was 46 and her mother, Emma Dornbach, was 36. She married Victor Charles Meitzen on 7 March 1905, in Fayette, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Carmine, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 November 1975, in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Denison, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irene Imogene Afflerbach
1887–1975
Victor Charles Meitzen
1882–1970
Marriage: 7 March 1905
Marion Hugo Meitzen
1906–1981
Logan Herman Meitzen
1908–1981
Irene Victoria Meitzen
1910–2002
Emogene Meitzen
1913–1977
Dr Travis Charles Meitzen
1916–1976

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 March 1905
Fayette, Texas, United States
children

(5)

  • Marion Hugo Meitzen

    Male1906–1981Male

  • Logan Herman Meitzen

    Male1908–1981Male

  • Irene Victoria Meitzen

    Female1910–2002Female

  • Emogene Meitzen

    Female1913–1977Female

  • Male1916–1976Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Afflerbach

    Male1840–1922Male

  • Emma Dornbach

    Female1850–1932Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a stream running by an apple tree, from Middle High German affal ‘apple’ + bach ‘brook’, or a habitational name from a place name with the same meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • Irene Meitzen in household of Victor C Meitzen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irine Mitzen in household of Victor Mitzen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene Meitzem in household of V C Meitzem, "United States Census, 1910"

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