Magdalena Arnold

19 December 1829–14 November 1871 (Age 41)
Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Magdalena

Magdalena Arnold was born on 19 December 1829, in Bavaria, Germany. She lived in Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1850 and Nebraska, United States in 1870. She died on 14 November 1871, at the age of 41.

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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Magdalen Loebs in household of Balsar Loebs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Madelen Lebs in household of Baldsamer Lebs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Magdalena Löbs in entry for Philipp Löbs, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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