Amalie Friedrike Mathilde Lucht

18 January 1830–25 August 1901 (Age 71)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Amalie Friedrike Mathilde

When Amalie Friedrike Mathilde Lucht was born on 18 January 1830, her father, Peter Lucht, was 55 and her mother, Wilhelmine Stuhr, was 41. She had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Friedrich Wisotzke. She died on 25 August 1901, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Wisotzke
1824–1898
Amalie Friedrike Mathilde Lucht
1830–1901
Bertha Wisotzke
1862–1947
Emilie Wiesotzki
Albertine Wiesotzke
1867–1901
Louise "Mary" Henriette Wiesotzke
1869–1924
Ida Wiesotzke
1872–
Richard Wiesotzke
1878–1894

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    Peter Lucht

    Male1775–1855Male

    Wilhelmine Stuhr

    Female1789–1835Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 6

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 24

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

1 North German: nickname from Middle Low German lucht ‘clumsy’, ‘left-handed’.2 North German: topographic name from Middle Low German lucht ‘elevated spot’ ‘loft’.3 German and Dutch: topographic name from Lucht ‘cleared area’, related to Middle High German liuhten ‘to shine’, ‘be bright’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mathilde Wisotzke in household of John Oldenburg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • <Unknown> in entry for Albertine Wisotski Ruck, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"
  • Math. Lucht in entry for Fritz Manske and Marie Wisotzski, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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