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Otto MEERSCHEIDT

Male 1871 - 1939  (68 years)


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  • Name Otto MEERSCHEIDT 
    Born 21 Jan 1871  Round Top, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Sep 1939  Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 5 Sep 1939  Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2912  von Rosenberg Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2013 

    Father Arthur Carl Wilhelm Gustav Anton Archibald VON MEERSCHEIDT-VON HUELLESSEM,   b. 16 Apr 1827, Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1887, Boerne, Kendall, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Amanda Karoline VON ROSENBERG,   b. 15 Jun 1832, Memel, Memel, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1911, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1850  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • by F. Ernst, J. P.
    Family ID F918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nettie Ottilie GRABER,   b. 4 Jul 1879, Brenham, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1949, Brenham, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1902  Brenham, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • by G. Langner, pastor
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Otto was born on the Friedberger Farm near Round Top. His family later moved to La Grange where he attended public school. After graduating he attended Alamo Business College in San Antonio. He was assistant postmaster in La Grange for a while before becoming a messenger for the Alamo National Bank in San Antonio. He soon was promoted to teller, and a few years later, to vice-president. After forty-two years of service with the bank, he was presented a scroll for his many years of faithful service. He worked in the Federal Reserve Bank during the Wilson, Hoover, and Roosevelt administrations. In 1933 he became Manager of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, holdng that position until his death.

      He was a charter member of the Beethoven Music Club. He enjoyed hunting in West Texas and playing skat with friends. His death occurred in a Galveston hospital.

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Headstone survey, conducted by Robert C. Barritt.

    2. [S281] An Index to Death Records: Texas 1903-1940.

    3. [S248] Marriage Records, Fayette County, Texas, Vol. B, p. 17.

    4. [S305] Marriage Records, Vol. 14, p. 252.