Martha C Meister

14 May 1908–18 February 1971 (Age 62)
Monterey, Cuming, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Martha C

Martha C Meister was born on 14 May 1908, in Monterey, Cuming, Nebraska, United States. She had at least 1 son with Henry Grovijohn. She lived in Maple Creek Election Precinct, Colfax, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 18 February 1971, in Dodge, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62.

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Henry Grovijohn
Martha C Meister
Irvin J Grovijohn

Spouse and Children



    Irvin J Grovijohn


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for someone who was master of his craft, from Middle High German meister ‘master’ (from Latin magister). The surname Meister is established throughout central Europe; in Poland it is also spelled Majster. As an Ashkenazic Jewish surname it denoted a rabbi as a leading figure in a Jewish community.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Martha Grovijohn in household of Henry Grovijohn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha Meister in entry for Irvin J Grovijohn and Rita Marie Brichacek, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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