Anna Margaretha Zahm

5 March 1815–
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Margaretha

When Anna Margaretha Zahm was born on 5 March 1815, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Mathias Zahm, was 25 and her mother, Eva Marie Myers, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Mathias Zahm
1789–1874
Eva Marie Myers
1793–1876
George Thomas Zahm
1812–1869
Anna Margaretha Zahm
1815–
Sarah Ann Zahm
1817–
Eva Maria Zahm
1821–1882
Henry Lancelot Zahm
1825–
Anna Elizabeth Zahm
1828–
Edward Jacob Zahm
1831–1888
Emmaline Augusta Zahm
1834–

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1846

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German zam ‘tame’.

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

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