Dietrich Anton Oltman

Brief Life History of Dietrich Anton

When Dietrich Anton Oltman was born on 4 February 1871, in San Jose, Logan, Illinois, United States, his father, Anton Oltmanns, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Rademacher, was 21. He married Anna Louisa Hobelman on 30 June 1892, in Clatonia, Gage, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Clatonia Township, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Highland Township, Gage, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 October 1936, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Dietrich Anton Oltman
Anna Louisa Hobelman
Marriage: 30 June 1892
Benjamin Anton Oltman
Edward K Oltman
Edward H Oltman
Caroline Wilhelmina Oltman
Theresia Sophia Oltman
Jennie Louise Oltman
Sophia Anna Oltman
Grace H Oltman

Sources (10)

  • Dick A Oltman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Dietrich Anton Oltman - Published information: birth-name: Dietrich Anton Oltman
  • Deidreick A. Oltmans, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Oltmann .

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

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Anton Oltman and Kea Rademacher

Anton Oltman was born on March 19, 1842 in Bumberg Amt Essnes, Ostfriesland, Germany. Anton had been leased out at the age of nine years old. They were of a laboring group, who worked for the land own …

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