Anna Thabes

6 August 1865–18 May 1957 (Age 91)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Thabes was born on 6 August 1865, in Missouri, United States, her father, Ludwig 'Louis' Thoebes, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Zimmerman, was 26. She married Dwight A. Potter about 1890, in Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 18 May 1957, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Dwight A. Potter
Anna Thabes
Marriage: about 1890
Orrin Weston Potter
Katherine Orrill Potter
Walter Louis Potter

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 1
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota
Age 19
After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag
Age 28
The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived by the river so named in southeastern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (18)

  • Annie Thabes in household of Louis Thabes, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Annie Thabes in household of Louis Thabes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma Potter in household of Dwight Potter, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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