Peter Rathmann

12 May 1876–19 July 1963 (Age 87)
Owschlag, Owschlag, Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Rathmann was born on 12 May 1876, in Owschlag, Owschlag, Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Juergen Rathmann, was 25 and his mother, Christina Margaretha Harfst, was 19. He married Anna Christina Lorenz Or Lensch on 22 December 1899, in Owschlag, Owschlag-Steinsieken, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 19 July 1963, in Niebüll, Niebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, at the age of 87.

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Peter Rathmann
Anna Christina Lorenz Or Lensch
Marriage: 22 December 1899
Christina Margaretha Rathmann
Anna Magdalena Rathmann
Jürgen Rathmann
Margaretha Rathmann

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World Events (7)

Age 14
Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
Age 38
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia
Age 38
On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a counselor or arbitrator, or a nickname for a man respected for his opinions and advice, from Middle High German rāt ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’, in Hesse also ‘executioner’.

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

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