Anna Berger

6 May 1901–26 February 1987 (Age 85)
Katymár, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary

The Life of Anna

When Anna Berger was born on 6 May 1901, in Katymár, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary, her father, Peter Berger, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Doebular, was 20. She married Stephen Steitz Sr. on 19 July 1920, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 26 February 1987, in Medina, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85.

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Stephen Steitz Sr.
Anna Berger
Marriage: 19 July 1920
Mathias Steitz
Elizabeth Steitz
Joseph Steitz
Elizabeth Helen Steitz
Stephen R. Steitz Jr
George Peter Steitz

Spouse and Children

19 July 1920
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Mathias Steitz


    Joseph Steitz


    Elizabeth Helen Steitz




+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 12

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1925 · The First Municipally Owned Airport in the Country.

Age 24

The Cleveland Hopkins Airport was named after its founder, William R. Hopkins, and it was the first municipality-owned airport in the United States. It also is the home of the first air traffic control tower, the first ground-to-air radio control system, the first airfield lighting system, and the first U.S. airport to be directly connected to a local rail transit system. It is still in operation today and is the 43rd busiest airport in the United States.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills ( see Berg ). As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental. It is found as a surname throughout central and eastern Europe, either as a surname of German origin or as a German translation of a topographic name with similar meaning, for example Slovenian Grićar, Hribar , Gorjan or Gorjanc.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.3 French: occupational name for a shepherd, from Old French bergier (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Steitz in household of Steve Steitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Berger in entry for Stephen R Steitz and Barbara J Kochan, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Anna Berger in entry for Matt S Steitz and Doris M Cutts, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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