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
1850–1903
Margaretha Anna Althoff
1856–1951
Marriage: 7 November 1876
Marie Josephine Danner
1877–1943
George Henry Danner
1879–1971
Hermann Albert Danner
1881–1972
Mary A Danner
1884–1984
Renetta Anna Danner
1886–1944
Edmund J Danner
1889–1976
Helen M Danner
1892–1966
Margaret Anna Danner
1894–1973
Katharine Angela Danner
1896–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1876
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Bernard G Althoff

    Male1826–1901Male

    Mary A Korte

    Female1828–1915Female

siblings

(6)

    Catherine Anna Althoff

    Female1854–1925Female

    Female1856–1951Female

    Rosena Althoff

    Female1859–1870Female

    John Henry Althoff

    Male1861–1929Male

    Helena 'Lena' Althoff

    Female1866–1899Female

+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.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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