Anessteen Post

Female1865–about 1886

Brief Life History of Anessteen

When Anessteen Post was born in 1865, in May Hill, Scott Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, her father, Adam Cunningham Post, was 35 and her mother, Hette Peterson, was 28. She married Daniel F. Williams on 4 April 1883, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. She died about 1886, at the age of 22.

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Daniel F. Williams
Anessteen Post
Marriage: 4 April 1883
Blanche Williams

Sources (5)

  • Annis S Post in household of Adam C Post, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Austine Post, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Anessteen Post in household of A C Post, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1883Highland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 0

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 7

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.

    North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.

    Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .

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

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