Caecilia Karner

26 April 1883–23 August 1964 (Age 81)
Altenberg, Leibnitz, Styria, Austria

The Life of Caecilia

Caecilia Karner was born on 26 April 1883, in Altenberg, Leibnitz, Styria, Austria as the daughter of Alois Karner and Magdalena Froehlich. She married Anton Soels on 27 January 1902, in Heiligenkreuz, Marburg, Styria, Austria. She died on 23 August 1964, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Anton Soels
Caecilia Karner
Marriage: 27 January 1902

Spouse and Children

27 January 1902
Heiligenkreuz, Marburg, Styria, Austria

Parents and Siblings

    Alois Karner


    Magdalena Froehlich




    Josef Karner


    Franz Josef Karner



World Events (6)


Age 29

Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.

Age 31

Start of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian throne, is assassinated. Austria joins Germany in fighting the Allies.

Age 55

German troops seize Austrian lands. Adolf Hitler announces its union with Germany.

Name Meaning

German:1. from South German dialect Karner ‘charnel house’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an undertaker. 2. in northern Germany, a metonymic occupational name for a peddler who used a handcart or barrow, from Karren ‘cart’ + the -er agent suffix. 3. possibly a variant of Kerner or Körner ( see Koerner ) or an altered spelling of Garner , Gerner .

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

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