Julia Meitzen

25 July 1891–8 September 1964 (Age 73)
Texas, United States

The Life of Julia

When Julia Meitzen was born on 25 July 1891, in Texas, United States, her father, Max Meitzen, was 46 and her mother, Barbara Elizabeth Heinschel, was 41. She married Samuel Silberman on 21 December 1920, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1900 and Fayetteville, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 8 September 1964, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Samuel Silberman
Julia Meitzen
Marriage: 21 December 1920

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    Samuel Silberman



21 December 1920
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name from any of several places in Hannover province named Eitzen or Eitzum. 2. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with agi ‘point (of a sword)’, ‘corner’ (Old High German ecka).

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

Sources (3)

  • Julie Meitzen in household of Max Meitzen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Julia Meitzen in household of Max Meitzen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Julia Silberman, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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