Anna Mary Zent

Brief Life History of Anna Mary

When Anna Mary Zent was born on 28 October 1888, in Odesa, Ukraine, her father, Peter Zent, was 50 and her mother, Anna Mary Wetzstein, was 25. She married Joseph Schaff on 19 April 1911, in Stark, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cash Township, Slope, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Bowman, Bowman, North Dakota, United States in 1950. She died on 2 February 1969, in Bowman Township, Bowman, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bowman, Bowman, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Schaff
Anna Mary Zent
Marriage: 19 April 1911
Frank Schaff
Edmund John "Eddy" Schaff
George Schaff
Rose Schaff
Anna Mary Schaff
Rapheal Schaff
Peter Jacob Schaff
Leo Joseph Schaff
Barbara Pauline Schaff
John Schaff
Lawrence Carl Schaff
Corneluis Adam Schaff

Sources (13)

  • Anna Mary Schaff in household of Joe Schaff, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Joe     Mrs Schaff, "North Dakota, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Anna Mary Zent Schaff, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries 1907: Billings, North Dakota, United States 1907: Bowman, North Dakota, United States

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Name Meaning

German: unexplained. At least in part it originates from the former German settlements in Bessarabia in southern Russia (now in Ukraine) and may be an altered form of an unidentified German (reportedly Alsatian) surname.

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

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