Anna Theresa Wimmer

Female1866–13 September 1944

Brief Life History of Anna Theresa

When Anna Theresa Wimmer was born in 1866, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Georg Wimmer, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Hartman, was 31. She married Albert Ferdinand Besemann on 5 February 1889, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Albany Township, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Albany, Stearns, Minnesota, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 September 1944, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Albany, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Ferdinand Besemann
Anna Theresa Wimmer
Marriage: 5 February 1889
Alvina C Besemann
about 1890–1923
Maymie Besemann
Albert Besemann
Lucetta Marien Besemann
Madeline Margaret Besemann
Florence Elisabeth Ida Besemann

Sources (22)

  • Anna Basemann, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Theresa Wimmer - Government record: birth-name: Anna Wimmer
  • Anna Wimmer, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1889Stearns, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 0

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

    Age 18

    After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

    about 1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age NaN

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    German: shortened form of Widmer .

    German: occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’.

    German: nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’.

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

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