George Strausser Messersmith

Brief Life History of George Strausser

When George Strausser Messersmith was born on 3 October 1883, in Fleetwood, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles Adam Messersmith, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Sabina Caroline Strasser, was 33. He married Marion Lee Mustard on 22 July 1914, in Lewes, Sussex, Delaware, United States. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1951 and lived in Service, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1930. He died on 29 January 1960, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Carroll, Kentucky, United States.

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George Strausser Messersmith
Marion Lee Mustard
Marriage: 22 July 1914

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  • Geo S Messersmith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Ho...Ns Messusiwth, "Delaware Marriage Records, 1913-1954"
  • George Strausser Missersmith, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Messerschmidt .

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

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