Anna Maria Ertel

Female9 June 1891–28 August 1969

Brief Life History of Anna Maria

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.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Clausen Fabricius
Anna Maria Ertel
Marriage: 6 April 1910
Phoebe Louise Fabricius
Gustav Rasmus Fabricius
Marie Hansine Fabricius
Phoebe Theresa Fabricius
Bernhardt Rasmus Ertel Fabricius

Sources (6)

  • Anna Maria Ertel, "World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983"
  • Anna Maria Ertel, "Samoa, Vital Records, 1846-1996"
  • Anna Marie Ertel in entry for Phoebe Therese Fabricius, "Samoa, Vital Records, 1846-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1910Apia, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)


    Age 8

    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.


    Age 23

    New Zealand occupies Western Samoa during World War I and continues to administer it after the war by virtue of a League of Nations mandate (and a United Nations mandate after World War II).


    Age 48

    U.S. troops stationed in Western Samoa during World War II, but no battles are fought on the islands.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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