Samuel Altman

Male16 February 1837–16 October 1922

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Altman was born on 16 February 1837, in Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Peter Aultman, was 24 and his mother, Mary Polly Martin, was 19. He married Harriett Lucetta Calkins on 17 June 1860, in Pemberville, Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pemberville, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1880 and El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1864. He died on 16 October 1922, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Samuel Altman
Harriett Lucetta Calkins
Marriage: 17 June 1860
Ned Alva Altman
Martin Augustus Altman
Louisa Altman
Edith Clare Altman

Sources (16)

  • Samuel Altman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Saml Altman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Samuel Altman, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    17 June 1860Pemberville, Wood, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

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

    1847 · Moving the State Capital

    Age 10

    The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.


    Age 26

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Altmann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. This form of the surname is also found in Britain, Czechia, and some other European countries.

    History: Philip Altman, a Jew from Bavaria, arrived in New York c. 1835. He had numerous prominent descendants.

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

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