Wayne Mengel

1905–1986 (Age 81)
Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Wayne

When Wayne Mengel was born on 29 August 1905, in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Levi G Moyer, was 34 and his mother, Ida Jane Berger, was 34. He had at least 1 son with Edna Plasterer. He died on 10 December 1986, in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Wayne Mengel
Edna Plasterer
Harvey Plasterer

Spouse & Children



  • Harvey Plasterer


Parents & Siblings

  • Levi G Moyer


  • Ida Jane Berger




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a market trader or stallholder, from Middle High German menglære, a variant of mengære ( see Menger ). This surname is also established in Poland.2 Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Meinger, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’; or a pet form of the personal name Mangold .3 Dutch: possibly an occupational nickname, from Middle Dutch mengel, mingel, a liquid measure equal to 2 pints.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wayde C Mengle in household of Levi Moyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947

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