Anna Schumacher

29 September 1839–11 April 1911 (Age 71)
Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Schumacher was born on 29 September 1839, in Allen, Ohio, United States, her father, Johannes Schumacher, was 23 and her mother, Barbara Steiner, was 19. She married John Althaus about 1865. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in East Union, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Bluffton, Richland Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 11 April 1911, in Shannon, Richland Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Shannon, Richland Township, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Althaus
1836–1908
Anna Schumacher
1839–1911
Marriage: about 1865
William Althaus
1866–1935
Daniel Althaus
1867–1944
Ephraim C Althaus
1869–1930
Benjamin Althaus
1870–1945
Fianna Althaus
1871–1947
Lena Althaus
1873–1948
Josephine Althaus
1874–1918
John W Althaus
1876–1926
Barbara Ann Althaus
1877–1918
Mary Ann Althaus
1878–1880
Samuel Althaus
1880–1952
Elizabeth May Althaus
1885–1967

Spouse and Children

    John Althaus

    Male1836–1908Male

    Female1839–1911Female

MARRIAGE
about 1865
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’, German Schuh + an agent derivative of machen ‘to make’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna Shumaker in household of John Shumaker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A Shoemaker in household of John Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Althouse in household of John Althouse, "United States Census, 1870"

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