Anna Elizabeth Kahn

6 November 1893–11 June 1978 (Age 84)
Dresden Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna Elizabeth

When Anna Elizabeth Kahn was born on 6 November 1893, in Dresden Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, her father, August Kahn Sr, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Rehorst, was 30. She married Paul Jones Bailey on 25 October 1916, in Fredericksburg, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in New Hampton Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Richland Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. She died on 11 June 1978, in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Hampton Cemetery, New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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Paul Jones Bailey
Anna Elizabeth Kahn
Marriage: 25 October 1916
Gerald Paul Bailey
Joyce Elisabeth Bailey
Donald Henry Bailey

Spouse and Children

25 October 1916
Fredericksburg, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States



    Joyce Elisabeth Bailey


    Donald Henry Bailey


Parents and Siblings

    August Kahn Sr


    Elizabeth Rehorst




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a bargee, from Low German kane ‘boat’.2 German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Cagano, itself a short form of a personal name formed with gagan, gegen ‘against’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): one of the many variants of Cohen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Kohn in household of August Kohn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Bailey in household of Paul Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Bailey in household of Paul J Bailey, "United States Census, 1930"

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