Heinrich "Henry" Johann Ludwig Ortmann

Male27 August 1852–21 September 1931

Brief Life History of Heinrich "Henry" Johann Ludwig

Heinrich "Henry" Johann Ludwig Ortmann was born on 27 August 1852, in Groß Brütz, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany as the son of Johann Friedrich Henrich Ortmann and Catharine Marie Dorothea Bobzin. He married Sophia Musfeldt on 26 February 1875, in Clayton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1865 and lived in Grand Meadow Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Cox Creek Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 21 September 1931, in Littleport, Clayton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cox Creek Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States.

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Heinrich "Henry" Johann Ludwig Ortmann
1852–1931
Sophia Musfeldt
1858–1940
Marriage: 26 February 1875
William C Ortmann
1876–1959
Martha Wilhelmina Ortman
1877–
Louis John Ortman
1881–1936
Minnie Ortmann
1881–1960
Ilda Ortman
1884–
Carl Ortman
1886–
George Carl Ortman
1888–1946
Carl C. Ortman
1888–
L. C. Ortman
1892–
Carl Christian Martin Ortman
1895–1964
Edna Caroline Bertha Ortman
1898–1957

Sources (34)

  • Henry Ortmand, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Ortman - Government record: birth-name: Henry Ortman
  • Heinrich Johann Ludwig Ortmann, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1875Clayton, Iowa, United States
  • Children (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 5

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    1863

    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erna, Erwin, Guenter, Hans, Klaus, Kurt, Manfred, Otto, Reinhard, Ursel.

    German:

    variant of Ort 2.

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

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