Elizabeth Meyera1

#5794, b. 26 Jul 1817, d. 11 Apr 1892
Last Edited:3 Sep 2017

Children of Elizabeth Meyera and Jacob Voltz Jr.

Outline of Life Events:

BirthElizabeth Meyera was born on 26 Jul 1817 at Springfield, Columbiana County, OH, (or possibly in PA.)2,3,4
MarriageShe married Jacob Voltz Jr.3
Census1850Elisabeth Voltz (given age 31) was enumerated on the 1850 Census with her husband, Jacob Voltz Jr. (given age 37), living in the household of There were several other Voltz households living around his, including Jacob Voltz, age 63 (probably his father), John Voltz, age 31 (possibly a brother), and Christian Voltz, age 28 (possibly a brother). All of these men were born in Germany. Jacob's occupation was given as farmer, with real estate valued at $300., at Lafayette Township, Allen County, IN.3
Census1870Elisabeth Voltz (given age 53) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of her husband, Jacob Voltz (given age 57), living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Occupation farmer, value of real estate $2000, value of personal estate $6000..4
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 58, when her husband, Jacob, died on 2 Aug 1875.
DeathElizabeth Meyera died at age 74 on 11 Apr 1892.2
BurialShe was buried at Gaerte Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.2


  1. [S1771] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  2. [S598] Evangelical Messenger.
  3. [S438] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Allen County. population schedule.
  4. [S439] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.