Henrietta "Etta" Artz

Female21 February 1852–1904

Brief Life History of Henrietta "Etta"

When Henrietta "Etta" Artz was born on 21 February 1852, in Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Artz, was 73 and her mother, Mary Etta Hockman, was 25. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Madison District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died in 1904, at the age of 52, and was buried in Davis, Tucker, West Virginia, United States.

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Henry Artz
Mary Etta Hockman
John Wesley Hockman
Henrietta "Etta" Artz
Lucretia Frances Artz

Sources (4)

  • Etta Artz in household of C Hockman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henrietta Artz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henrietta Artz in household of Christian Hackman, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 9

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia) and Dutch (northeastern Netherlands): patronymic from Art, a shortened form of the personal names Arn(d)t (see Arndt ), Arend or Arnout (see Arnold ). Compare Arts .

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

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

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