Anton Anhalt

1876–1957 (Age 80)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Anton

When Anton Anhalt was born on 25 December 1876, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Johann Friedrich Anhalt, was 24 and his mother, Mary Pischel, was 22. He married Mary Rath on 17 May 1904, in Saint John, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cato, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. He died on 7 October 1957, in Clarks Mills, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Marys Cemetery, Clarks Mills, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anton Anhalt
Mary Rath
Marriage: 17 May 1904
Anna A "Annie" Anhalt
George Anton Anhalt
Frank Anhalt
Joseph Anhalt
Michael Anhalt

Spouse & Children

17 May 1904
Saint John, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Johann Friedrich Anhalt


  • Mary Pischel




  • Female1875–1950Female

  • Male1876–1957Male

  • Margaret Anhalt


  • Rosa Anhalt


  • William Francis Anhalt


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 7

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Anholt in Westphalia, which is named from Middle Low German an ‘at’ + holt ‘wood’, or from the old county and castle of Anhalt, named from late Middle High German anhalt ‘stopping point’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anton Anholt, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Anton Anhalt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anton Anhalt, "United States Census, 1940"

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