Mary Gindelsperger

1862–1918 (Age 55)
Conemaugh Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Gindelsperger was born in November 1862, in Conemaugh Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter P. Gindlesperger Sr, was 26 and her mother, Catherine Blough, was 26. She married William A Meyers on 2 October 1881, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Quemahoning Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Jefferson Township, Richardson, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 August 1918, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Mary Gindelsperger
William A Meyers
Marriage: 2 October 1881

Spouse & Children

  • Female1862–1918Female

  • William A Meyers


2 October 1881
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter P. Gindlesperger Sr


  • Catherine Blough




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 1

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 5

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 15

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

Possibly a German topographic name for someone who lived on a mountain near Gindels, Bavaria.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Meyers in household of William A Meyers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Gendlesperger in household of Peter P Gendlesperger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Gindelsperger in household of Catharine Gindelsperger, "United States Census, 1880"

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