Anna Maria Ott

Brief Life History of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Ott was born on 5 May 1872, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Allen Ott, was 36 and her mother, Mary Jane Clingo, was 19. She married Henry Lincoln Whittier in 1891, in Humboldt, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in McKittrick, Kern, California, United States in 1920 and Modesto Judicial Township, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1940. She died on 1 November 1967, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lincoln Whittier
Anna Maria Ott
Marriage: 1891
Grace Helen Whittier
Eunice Emma Whittier Gassaway
Olive Viola Whittier
Henrietta Whittier
Harold Lincoln Whittier
Wesley Henry Whittier

Sources (12)

  • Annie Whittier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Maria Ott - birth: 5 May 1872; Wisconsin, United States
  • Annie M Ott, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of ancient Germanic compound names based on the element aud, ōd ‘wealth, prosperity’ (see Otto and 2 below).

English (London): from the Old Norman French personal name Ode, Odde, Odes, Otto, Otes, Otton (ancient Germanic Audo, Odo, Oddo, Otto), originally a short form of ancient Germanic compound names based on the element aud ‘wealth, prosperity’. Many of these names were Latinized as Odo. Odo was the name of the half-brother of the Conqueror, archbishop of Bayeux, who accompanied the Norman expedition to England and was rewarded with 439 confiscated manors. Compare Oates .

Chinese: possibly from Taishanese form of the Chinese name 達 (meaning ‘eminent’), a monosyllabic personal name or part of a disyllabic personal name of some early Chinese immigrants in the US.

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

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