Notes for Daniel Meister
January 01, 1854 - Daniel Meister born in Guilford, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania
Moved from Franklin Co., PA to Carroll Co., IL with his parents in April 1856
1860 Carroll Twp.,
Carroll Co., IL, page 230 July 23, 1860
George Meister, age 45, farmer, b. Darmstadt
Mary, age 44, b. Darmstadt
Hiram, age 14, b. PA
Ann M., age 11, b. PA
George, age 9, b. PA
Daniel, age 7, b. PA
Sarah E., age 2, b. IL
1870 Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL page 23, stamped page
George Meister, age 52, farmer, b. Darmstadt
Mary, age 50, b. Darmstadt
George, age 18, b. PA
Daniel, age 16, b. PA
Elizabeth., age 12, b. IL
William, age 10, b. IL
1878 Carroll, Carroll Co., IL Directory
DANIEL MEISTERS - Lives with father; Sec. 9; Mt. Carroll
G. MEISTERS, Sr., Farmer; S.9; P.O. Mt. Carroll
G. MEISTERS, Jr., Carpenter; Sec.10; P.O. Mt. Carroll
MEISTER, DANIEL W CROFT, ELIZA M 03/14/1878 B/ 46 1824 CARROLL
1880 United States Census Mount Carroll,
Carroll, Illinois Page Number 508A
Daniel MEISTERS Self M Male W 26 PA Farmer GERMANY GERMANY
Eliza MEISTERS Wife M Female W 21 PA Keeping House GERMANY GERMANY
Howard MEISTERS Son S Male W 1 IL PA PA
George MEISTERS Self M Male W 62 GERMANY Farmer GERMANY GERMANY
Mary MEISTERS Wife M Female W 60 GERMANY Keeping House GERMANY GERMANY
1900 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll
Co., IL page 142
Daniel M. Meister, Jan 1854, age 46, md 22 yrs, PA/Germany/Germany, butter maker
Eliza M., wife, Jan 1859, age 41, md 22 yrs, 4 births, 4 surviving, OH/Germany/Germany
Laura M., daughter, April 1885, age 15, IL/PA/OH
Luva G., daughter, July 1896, age 3, IL/PA/OH
In household next door is servant Minnie Meister, April 1882, age 18, IL/PA/OH
census Fairhaven, Carroll Co., IL
Daniel W. Meister, age 56, md 32 yrs, PA/Germany/Germany, clerk, general store
Eliza M., wife, age 52, md 32 yrs, 4 births, 4 surviving, OH/Germany/Germany
Luvia G., daughter, July 1896, age 12, IL/PA/OH
1913 - living in Chadwick, Carroll Co., IL according to the Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Illinois by Munsell
1920 census Fairhaven, Carroll Co., IL sheet 9A
Daniel W. Meister, head, age 66, PA/Germany/Germany, laborer
Eliza M., wife, age 61, OH/Germany/Germany
August 8, 1925 - Daniel died
Daniel W. Meister
Daniel W. Meister, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Meister, was born in Franklin county, Penn., Jan. 1, 1854. When about three years of age his parents came to Mt. Carroll, Ill. Mr. Meister spent the greater part of his youthful days on the farm. About twenty-two years ago he moved with his family to Chadwick, where he lived until he was called by death to his eternal reward on August 8, 1925, at the age of 71 years, 7 months and 7 days. On March 14th, 1878 he was united in marriage with Elizabeth Margaret Croft. To this happy union were born one son and three daughters. Their wedded life extended over a period of some 47 years, which was occasioned by much joy and happiness.
He was converted in his boyhood days and joined the United Brethren church. While living in Chadwick he attended the Evangelical church. Mr. Meister was a loving husband, a kind father, and a good neighbor. He will be greatly missed in the home and community.
He leaves to mourn his departure: his faithful wife, his son, H. E. of LaJara Colo. Three daughters, Maymie E. Weidman of Mt. Carroll; Laura M. Heth of Baldwin Park, Calif.; and Luva G. Meyers of Milledgeville. One brother, Hiram, of DeWitt, Nebr. One sister, Mrs. J. C. Kessler, of Mt. Carroll. Twelve grandchildren. One great-grandchild, many relatives and friends.
-Meister, Eliza M
Age: 72 Year: 1930
Birthplace: Ohio Roll: T626_124
Race: White Page: 4A
State: California ED: 908
County: Los Angeles Image: 1131
Relationship: Mother-in-law, widowed
Mrs. Eliza Meister Laid to Rest
Funeral services for Mrs. Eliza Meister were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Lewis Weidman home, and at 2:30 in the Center Hill United Brethren Church. In charge was the Rev. Grover F. Foltz. Casket bearers were Raymond, George, Vernon and Robert Weidman and Allen Smith and Leslie Guenzler. Mrs. Mae Fulrath and Mrs. Anna ??ates sang "We are Going Down in the Valley", "One By One" and "We'll Never Say Goodbye in Heaven", accompanied by Miss Gladys Weidman on the piano. Mrs. Ida Seidenberg and Mrs. Alice Foltz were in charge of the floral offerings. the remains were laid to rest in Center Hill Cemetery.
Eliza M. Croft, daughter of Christopher and Margaret Croft, was born in Springfield, Ohio Jan. 29, 1859, and passed away on Dec. 16, 1936, in LaJara, Colo., aged 77 years, ten months and 13 days. At the age of nine years she came to Illinois and had lived in Carroll county practically all of her life.
She was married to David (note, should be Daniel) W. Meister, March 14, 1878, he having preceded her in death August 8, 1925. To this happy union were born one son and three daughters. Their wedded life extended over a period of forty-seven years, and was occasioned by much joy and happiness.
The deceased was converted in her girlhood and united with the United Brethren church. Mrs. Meister was a loving wife, a kind mother and a good neighbor, and will be greatly missed in the home and community.
She leaves to mourn her departure: one son, Howard E. of LaJara Colo.; three daughters, Mamie E. Weidman of Mt. Carroll; Laura M. Heth of Baldwin Park, Calif.; and Luva G. Meyers of Azusa, Calif. One sister, Rebecca Harr of Cheney, Wash,; and twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our many friends and neighbors for their friendly assistance and good will during our recent bereavement, and also for the beautiful flora offerings in honor of our dear departed mother and grandmother.
Howard Meister and Family
Lewis Weidman and Family
Fred Heth and Family
Ray Meyers and Family
Entries: 1893 Updated: Thu May 2 18:18:45 2002 Contact: Gretchen Ellis Martin
Name: Daniel MEISTER
Given Name: Daniel
Birth: 1 Jan 1854 in Franklin Co. Pennsylvania
Change Date: 8 Mar 2002
Lived at Mt. Carroll, IL.
Father: George William MEISTER b: 29 Sep 1818 in Hessen Darmstadt,Germany
Mother: Anna Maria GERMAN b: 21 Jan 1820 in Hesse Darmstadt,Germany
Marriage 1 Elizabeth (Eliza?) UNKNOWN