Magdalena Finkbeiner

July 1824–

The Life Summary of Magdalena

Magdalena Finkbeiner was born in July 1824, in Germany. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with John Graus. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 20 years and Detroit Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1900.

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John Graus
Magdalena Finkbeiner
George Graus
Mary Graus
Andrew Graus
Elizabeth Graus
Anna Graus
William Graus
Louisa Graus
Charles Henry Graus

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 1
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
Age 28
On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
Age 39
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Albrecht, Armin, Erwin, Hans.German: nickname derived from Middle High German vinke ‘finch’ + bein ‘leg’, denoting a thin-legged man.

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

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Sources (21)

  • Magdalena Graus in entry for Charles Henry Graus, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Magdalena Kraus in household of John Kraus, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M. Finkbauer in entry for Charles Graus and Josephine Johannes, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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