Annie Maria Rustemeyer

Brief Life History of Annie Maria

When Annie Maria Rustemeyer was born on 31 March 1868, in Körbecke, Soest, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, her father, Anton Rustemeyer, was 40 and her mother, Christina Theresia Giese, was 41. She married Johann Gustave Backes on 19 March 1886, in Loose Creek, Osage, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 10 August 1918, in Loose Creek, Osage, Missouri, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Linn Township, Osage, Missouri, United States.

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Johann Gustave Backes
Annie Maria Rustemeyer
Marriage: 19 March 1886
Anton John Backes
August Peter Backes
Theresa M Backes
Mary Josephia Backes
Gustave Rudolph Backes
Ferdinand Julius Backes
John Henry Backes
Louise Bernadine Backes
Frank Lee Backes
Joseph George Backes

Sources (11)

  • Mary Backas in household of John Backas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maria Clara Elisabeth Rustemeyer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Annie Mary Rustemeyer Backes, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer ) whose land was marshy, from a word evidenced in the field name Rust ‘reed’.

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

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Annie Mary Rustemeyer Backes BIRTH 31 Mar 1868 Germany DEATH 10 Aug 1918 (aged 50) Osage County, Missouri, USA BURIAL Old Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery Loose Creek, Osage County, Missouri, …

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