Anna Thabes

Female6 August 1865–18 May 1957

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (19)

  • Annie Thabes in household of Louis Thabes, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Anna M Potter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Anna Potter in entry for Dwight A Potter, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1890Minnesota, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1870: Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States

    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.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 25

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Arabic: from a personal name based on thābit ‘firm, constant, well established’. Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians. Compare Sabet , Tabet , and Tabit .

    Jewish (from North Africa): from the same Arabic word as 1 above, either a nickname or a personal name (used in the Middle Ages by Jews, too).

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

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