Cecilia Besser

10 December 1889–15 October 1956 (Age 66)
Taurida, Russian Empire

The Life of Cecilia

When Cecilia Besser was born on 10 December 1889, in Taurida, Russian Empire, her father, Michael Besser, was 26 and her mother, Barbara Elizabeth Klee, was 19. She had at least 2 daughters with Max Ackerman. She died on 15 October 1956, at the age of 66.

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Max Ackerman
Cecilia Besser
Appolonia Ackerman
Helen Ackerman

Spouse and Children

    Max Ackerman





    Appolonia Ackerman


    Helen Ackerman


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World Events (4)


Age 5

Nicholas II crowned emperor.

Age 9

Russian Social Democratic Labor Party established and holds first congress in March. Vladimir I. Lenin one of organizers of party.
1914 · Russia Fights German and Austria in WWI

Age 25

Russia entered World War I in August of 1914, they fought against the Germans and Austrians. They were part of the allied forces. In 1917, with the signing of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk Russia left the war.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a collector of fines, from Middle High German bezzerære, an agent derivative of bezzern ‘to collect fines’. 2. habitational name from any of various places in Germany named Besser, Bessing, or Bessingen.

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

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