Anna Marie Weidenbach

Female12 July 1876–18 May 1954

Brief Life History of Anna Marie

When Anna Marie Weidenbach was born on 12 July 1876, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, John Weidenbach, was 24 and her mother, Catherine Gorman, was 20. She married Guy Sidney Ranstead on 30 October 1905, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 May 1954, in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Guy Sidney Ranstead
Anna Marie Weidenbach
Marriage: 30 October 1905
Bernard John Ranstead
Catherine Lucille Ranstead

Sources (12)

  • Anna M Weidenbeck in household of John Weidenbeck, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna M. Neidenbach, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Anna Marie Weidenbach Ranstead, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1905Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing

    Age 5

    "During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, ""Stove Capital of the World."""

    1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

    Age 21

    The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, from Middle High German wīde ‘willow’ + bach ‘stream’.

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

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