Margaretha Anna Althoff

March 1856–31 August 1951 (Age 95)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaretha Anna

When Margaretha Anna Althoff was born in March 1856, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Bernard G Althoff, was 29 and her mother, Mary A Korte, was 27. She married George John Danner on 7 November 1876, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 31 August 1951, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Quincy Township, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George John Danner
Margaretha Anna Althoff
Marriage: 7 November 1876
Marie Josephine Danner
George Henry Danner
Hermann Albert Danner
Mary A Danner
Renetta Anna Danner
Edmund J Danner
Helen M Danner
Margaret Anna Danner
Katharine Angela Danner

Spouse and Children

7 November 1876
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Bernard G Althoff


    Mary A Korte




    Catherine Anna Althoff



    Rosena Althoff


    John Henry Althoff


    Helena 'Lena' Althoff


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

German (chiefly Westphalia): habitational name for someone who lived at the ‘old farmstead’, from Middle Low German olt, alt ‘old’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Danner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret A Danner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margereth Danner in household of George Danner, "United States Census, 1900"

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