Mattie S. Alpers

17 August 1892–June 1985 (Age 92)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mattie S.

When Mattie S. Alpers was born on 17 August 1892, in Ohio, United States, her father, Martin Alpers, was 24 and her mother, Catharina Meta Müller, was 20. She had at least 3 sons with Friedrich Reinitz. She lived in Belle Prairie Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Indian Grove Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in June 1985, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Colfax, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Friedrich Reinitz
Mattie S. Alpers
Wilbur Martin Reinitz
Elmo Reinitz
Elmo B. C. Reinitz

Spouse and Children



    Wilbur Martin Reinitz


    Elmo Reinitz


    Elmo B. C. Reinitz


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    Catharina Meta Müller




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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Alpert , a variant of Albert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Metta S Alpis in household of Martin Alpis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mattie Reinitz in household of Fred Reinitz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie S Reinitz in household of Frederick Reinitz, "United States Census, 1930"

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