Georg Altman

Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Georg

When Georg Altman was born on 25 January 1819, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Altman, was 50 and his mother, Susanna Riegel (or Riggle), was 44.

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David Altman
Susanna Riegel (or Riggle)
Mary Ann 'Polly' Altman
Abraham Altman
David Altman
Susannah Altman
John Altman
Johann Willelm Altman
Christian Altman
Jacob Altman
Danial Altman
Georg Altman
Jacob Altman

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 44

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Altmann .2 Respelling of German Altmann .

Possible Related Names

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

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