Anna Fischer

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Fischer was born on 4 May 1865, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Johann Heinrich Fischer, was 39 and her mother, Augusta Rosina Oswald, was 29. She married Karl Friedirch Wilhelm Henning on 28 February 1889, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Hutchins, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Maple Grove, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States for about 50 years. She died in 1958, in Reedsville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Reedsville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Karl Busse
Anna Fischer
Marriage: 1895
Emma Henning Busse
Clara Busse
Adolph Fred Busse
Alma Busse
Elsa Busse

Sources (19)

  • Mrs. Anna Busse, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Anna Henning Fischer, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Busse, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Erwin, Gerhard, Helmut, Fritz, Klaus, Horst, Dieter, Franz, Ernst.

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle High German visch, German Fisch ‘fish’ + the agent suffix -er. This form of the surname is also established in some other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Hungary, and the Netherlands. In Poland, Czechia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is (also) established in the Slavicized forms Fiszer (Polish) and Fišer (see Fiser ). Compare Fisher .

Scottish: variant of Fisher .

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

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Anna is the daughter of Heinrich and Augusta Fischer. She first married Emiel Henning and had one daughter, Emma. She then married Friedrich Busse who adopted Emma, and they had three children, Adolph …

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