Anna Mae Dettmer

15 November 1896–5 May 1980 (Age 83)
Bushong, Lyon, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Mae

When Anna Mae Dettmer was born on 15 November 1896, in Bushong, Lyon, Kansas, United States, her father, Henry Dettmer, was 31 and her mother, Lucy Mary Giger, was 20. She married Elijah Winfield Wright on 17 January 1920, in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lyon, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Fargo Township, Seward, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 May 1980, in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States.

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Elijah Winfield Wright
Anna Mae Dettmer
Marriage: 17 January 1920
Howard Eugene Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1920Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    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.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 4
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 22
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    North German: from the old personal name Dettmar ( see Dittmar ).

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Anna M Wright in household of Henry Dettmer, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
    • Anna Dettmer in household of Henry Dettmer, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Anna M Dettm* in household of Henry Dettm*, "United States Census, 1900"

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