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Max Meitzen

Max Meitzen
Full Name: Max Meitzen
Birth date: January 23, 1845
Death date: June 26, 1918

Terms of Service

  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, M. Meitzen, Private, 5th Texas Field Battery (Captain Cruezbaur), enlisted 6/1/1863 at Fort Brown. Max Meitzen, application date 11/25/1914, birth year estimated 1845, born in Saxony, Germany, residence in Fayette County for 65 years, lawyer, age 69. Pension File No. 30927, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1900 - Max Meitzen, Fayetteville, Fayette County, born January 1845 in Germany, lawyer, spouse Bettie. FamilySearch .
  • Max Meitzen, birth date 1/23/1845, death date 6/26/1918, burial in Fayetteville City Cemetery, Fayette County, spouse Barbara Elizabeth "Bettie" Heinschel Meitzen ("Bettie Meitzen" on grave marker). Find a Grave .
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Max Meitzen, postoffice Fayetteville, nativity Germany, age 56 (born circa 1845), farmer, lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Confederate States Army, "As a Confederate soldier he entered the service a member of Wellhausen's light artillery, attached to Duff's regiment, but was transferred later to Griffin's regiment of infantry." The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
  • Biographical sketch, Max Meitzen, pp. 164-165. Born 1/23/1845 in Germany. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
  • Hon. Max Meitzen, one of the first settlers of Fayetteville and the first mayor of Fayetteville; mentioned in excerpt from Fayette County, Her History and Her People. Death of Mrs. Antonia Meitzen, mother of Hon. Max Meitzen of Fayetteville, Schulenburg Sticker, 6/4/1908. Fayette County, TXGenWeb Project . Fayette County History Mrs. Antonia Meitzen
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