Heddy Katharina Ottilie Lauer

Female17 October 1909–2001

Brief Life History of Heddy Katharina Ottilie

When Heddy Katharina Ottilie Lauer was born on 17 October 1909, in Berlin, Germany, her father, Arnold Bernhard Willy Lauer, was 28 and her mother, Bertha Johanna Hedwig Baumhacker, was 24. She married Herbert Otto Müller on 4 July 1934, in Berlin, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 2001, in Hamburg, Germany, at the age of 92.

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Herbert Otto Müller
Heddy Katharina Ottilie Lauer
Marriage: 4 July 1934
Bernd Müller
Jochen Herbert Müller Lauer

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1934Berlin, Germany
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    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 5

    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.


    Age 24

    Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German lūre, German Lauer ‘crafty or cunning person, cheat’ (apparently originally ‘one with narrowed eyes’). This surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine, also Alsace).

    German: occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German lōwer, from ‘tannin’, which is extracted from the bark of trees.

    South German: habitational name from Lauer in Franconia, named from the stream on which it stands.

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

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