Erselle Patch

14 August 1929–12 October 2002 (Age 73)
Pearl River, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Erselle

When Erselle Patch was born on 14 August 1929, in Pearl River, Mississippi, United States, her father, Vernon M Patch, was 20 and her mother, Hattie Smith, was 17. She had at least 2 daughters with William "Billy" Irvin Meitzler. She lived in Picayune, Pearl River, Mississippi, United States in 2002. She died on 12 October 2002, in Slidell, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William "Billy" Irvin Meitzler
Erselle Patch
Barbara Ellen Meitzler
Deborah Meitzler

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Vernon M Patch


    Hattie Smith





    Percel Patch


    Pernell Patch


World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 10

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 Southwestern English: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. Compare Pack .2 Probably an altered spelling of German Pätsch or Petsch (from a pet form of Peter ) or of Patsch, which is probably from a Pazzo, short form of a Germanic personal name meaning ‘fight’.

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

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  • Erselle Patch Meitzler, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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