When Anna Maria Ertel was born on 9 June 1891, in Apia, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa, her father, Johannes Heinrich Gustav Ertel, was 33 and her mother, Ane Selu Le'auanae, was 16. She married Rasmus Clausen Fabricius on 6 April 1910, in Apia, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Samoa in 1891. She died on 28 August 1969, in Apia, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa, at the age of 78.
South German: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name beginning with Ort-, from Old High German ort ‘point (of a sword or lance)’. See Oertel .