Anna Tonner Leonard

Female

Brief Life History of Anna

Anna Tonner Leonard was born in New York City, New York, United States as the daughter of William Tonner and Catherine Bucher. She married Frank Emmerich on 2 June 1898.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Anna? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Frank Emmerich
Anna Tonner Leonard
Marriage: 2 June 1898

Sources (1)

  • Anna Tonner Leonard, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1898
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Heinrich, Kurt, Otto.

    Irish and Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Toner .

    South German: variant of Tanner 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.