Anna Ottilie Maeser

1 August 1860–15 October 1917 (Age 57)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Ottilie

When Anna Ottilie Maeser was born on 1 August 1860, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Karl Gottfried Maeser, was 32 and her mother, Anna Henrietta Theresa Mieth, was 30. She married Morris Calvin Phelps on 1 January 1901, in Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 15 October 1917, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Calvin Phelps
Anna Ottilie Maeser
Marriage: 1 January 1901
Karl Gottfried Phelps

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1901Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 3
    Arizona Territory
    1878 · Early Settlers Arrive in Mesa
    Age 18
    George W. Sirrine, Charles I. Robson, Charles Crismon, and Francis M. Pomeroy broke ahead of the Mesa Company to determine the permanent location for the new settlers. They arrived to Ft. Utah in Arizona on December 1877. The remainder of the nine families of the Mesa Company arrived on February 14, 1878. The company moved five miles upstream to utilize an ancient canal. The townsite was known as Mesa City.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Fritz, Kurt, Manfred.Swiss German and German (mainly Käser): occupational name for a cheesemaker or a cheese merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kæse ‘cheese’. Compare Kaser 1.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Ottilie Phelps in household of Morris C Phelps, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Otelia Maeser in household of K G Maeser, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ottelie Maeser, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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