Ottilia Anhorn

Brief Life History of Ottilia

When Ottilia Anhorn was born on 22 July 1896, in Wells, North Dakota, United States, her father, John Anhorn, was 49 and her mother, Christina Stadel, was 39. She married Jacob E. Dockter on 13 June 1915, in Wells, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Heimdal, Wells, North Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 10 October 1922, in Sheridan, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Saint Jacobus Lutheran Cemetery, Goodrich, Sheridan, Dakota Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob E. Dockter
Ottilia Anhorn
Marriage: 13 June 1915
Clifford Dockter

Sources (4)

  • Odelia Anhom in household of John Anhom, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Otilia Anhorn Dockter in entry for Clifford Dockter, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ottilin Ainhorn in household of John Ainhorn Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1897: Wells, North Dakota, United States

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in the Allgäu, Bavaria, named Anhorn, from Middle High German an ‘at’ + horn ‘horned peak (of a mountain)’.

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

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