Carl Friedrich Motz

about 1864–
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Carl Friedrich

Carl Friedrich Motz was born about 1864, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Josephine Schmidtnee Beckmann on 4 September 1884, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Carl Friedrich Motz
1864–
Josephine Schmidtnee Beckmann
1864–
Marriage: 4 September 1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 September 1884
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (3)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 13

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

South German:1. (also Mötz ) nickname for a grubby, unkempt individual, or an obstinate one, from Swabian dialect motz ‘dirt’. 2. variant of Mautz . 3. short form of the personal name Matthäus ( see Matthew ).

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

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  • Carl Friedrich Motz, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"

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