Margaretha Pauline Riehm

25 February 1888–22 July 1974 (Age 86)
Lebach, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany

The Life of Margaretha Pauline

When Margaretha Pauline Riehm was born on 25 February 1888, in Lebach, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany, her father, Mathias Riehm, was 33 and her mother, Katharina Bauer, was 31. She died on 22 July 1974, in her hometown, at the age of 86.

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Mathias Riehm
Katharina Bauer
Katharina Riehm
Margaretha Pauline Riehm
Friedrich Adolf Riehm

Parents and Siblings

    Mathias Riehm


    Katharina Bauer




World Events (7)


Age 2

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 26

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 26

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German rieme ‘band’, ‘strap’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a strap maker, a nickname for a wearer of such items, a topographic name from the same word in the sense ‘narrow strip of land’, or a habitational name from Riem near Munich.

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

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