Maria Voigtlander

Female22 October 1856–19 March 1932

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Voigtlander was born on 22 October 1856, in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Christian August Ludwig Voigtlander, was 38 and her mother, Caroline Dorothee Wilhelmine Lehmann, was 37. She lived in Shawano, Wisconsin, United States in 1856 and La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. She died on 19 March 1932, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Christian August Ludwig Voigtlander
Caroline Dorothee Wilhelmine Lehmann
William Ernst Voigtländer
Albert S. Voaklander
Theodor Voigtlander
Julius Voigtlander
Anna Elizabeth Voigtlander
Friedrick Ernst Ludwig Voigtlander
Margaretha Julia Voigtlander
Maria Voigtlander
Wilhelmine E. Voigtlander

Sources (12)

  • Minnie Voight in household of Gus Voight, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Maria Voigtlander, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Maria Voigtlander, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 11

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

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