Anna Carolina Romig

8 July 1837–21 May 1915 (Age 77)
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Carolina

When Anna Carolina Romig was born on 8 July 1837, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Romig, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ann Stahl, was 25. She married Edward W. Mertz in 1857, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 21 May 1915, in Whitehall Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward W. Mertz
Anna Carolina Romig
Marriage: 1857
Ellen M Mertz
Lillie J. Mertz

Spouse and Children

Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Romig


    Mary Ann Stahl




World Events (7)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 26

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

German (Römig): from the personal name Remigius.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Mertz in household of Edward Mertz, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline Mertz in household of Edwin Mertz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Mertz in household of Edward Mertz, "United States Census, 1880"

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