Maria Strunk

Brief Life History of Maria

Maria Strunk was born about 1835, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Heinrich Sacks on 30 August 1833, in Red Hill, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Sacks
about 1835–
Maria Strunk
about 1835–
William W. H. Sacks
1874–
Clara Virginia Sacks
1876–

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Strunk - Published information: Marriage record or certificate: birth: about 1835; Pennsylvania, United States
  • Mary in entry for Clara Virginia Sacks, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Strunk - Church record: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Maria Strunk

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

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.

Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German strunk ‘stalk, stump’, hence a nickname for a short, stout, ungainly person, or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area with tree trunks.

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

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