Alvina D ARTZ

1877–1961 (Age 83)
Waterloo, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alvina D

When Alvina D ARTZ was born on 1 October 1877, in Waterloo, Jackson, Michigan, United States, her father, Fredrick J Artz, was 40 and her mother, Malinda Leeke, was 35. She married Aaron C Moeckel on 10 March 1897, in Stockbridge, Ingham, Michigan, United States. She lived in Henrietta Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1961, at the age of 84, and was buried in Munith Cemetery, Munith, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Alvina D ARTZ
Aaron C Moeckel
Marriage: 10 March 1897

Spouse & Children

  • Female1877–1961Female

  • Aaron C Moeckel


10 March 1897
Stockbridge, Ingham, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Fredrick J Artz


  • Malinda Leeke




  • Female1866–1952Female

  • Frederick D. Artz


  • Frederica D. Artz


  • Male1875–1949Male

  • Female1877–1961Female

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World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name A(a)rt, a reduced form of Arnt ( see Arndt , Arnold ), or sometimes from a reduced form of the personal name Alaert or Adriaan.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Biney Artz in household of Fredrick Artz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Vina Moeckel in household of Aaron Moeckel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vina D Moeckel in household of Aaron G Moeckel, "United States Census, 1920"

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