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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Mathias Zahm
Eva Marie Myers
George Thomas Zahm
Anna Margaretha Zahm
Sarah Ann Zahm
Eva Maria Zahm
Henry Lancelot Zahm
Anna Elizabeth Zahm
Edward Jacob Zahm
Emmaline Augusta Zahm

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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.

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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