Anna Johanna Gehrke

February 1882–15 December 1961 (Age 79)
Germany

The Life of Anna Johanna

When Anna Johanna Gehrke was born in February 1882, in Germany, her father, Carl Gehrke, was 19 and her mother, Augusta W Hemsley, was 17. She married John Frederick Bach on 24 August 1901, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 15 December 1961, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Frederick Bach
1882–1961
Anna Johanna Gehrke
1882–1961
Marriage: 24 August 1901
John Fur Louis Bach
1902–1971
George Carl Paul Bach
1904–1983
Albert Gustav Bach
1909–1966
Otto Walter Bach
1913–1981
Leonard Alvin Bach
1917–1988
Robert Raymond Bach
1922–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 August 1901
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    John Fur Louis Bach

    Male1902–1971Male

    George Carl Paul Bach

    Male1904–1983Male

    Albert Gustav Bach

    Male1909–1966Male

    Otto Walter Bach

    Male1913–1981Male

    Leonard Alvin Bach

    Male1917–1988Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Gehrke

    Male1862–1934Male

    Augusta W Hemsley

    Female1864–1927Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1882–1961Female

    Male1884–1966Male

    Albert Gehrke

    Male1889–1936Male

    Ella M Gehrke

    Female1891–1919Female

    Augusta Wilhelmina Caroline Gehrke

    Female1895–1964Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Gehr .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna B Back in household of John F Back, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Bach in household of John Bach, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Annie Gehrke in household of Charles Gehrke, "United States Census, 1900"

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