Ottilie Ort

22 September 1901–13 June 1974 (Age 72)

The Life of Ottilie

Ottilie Ort was born on 22 September 1901, in Germany as the daughter of Ort. She died on 13 June 1974, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Emma Ort
Ottilie Ort

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World Events (3)


Age 13

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 13

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.

Age 17

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

1 Southern French: metonymic occupational name for a gardener or topographic name for someone who lived near an enclosed garden, Occitan ort (Latin hortus).2 German: from a Germanic personal name Ort, a short form of the various compound names with the first element ord ‘point’ (of a sword, spear).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill or the end of a settlement, from Middle High German ort (see 2 above), in the transferred sense ‘tip’, ‘extremity’. In modern German the word has come to mean ‘point’, ‘spot’, ‘place’.

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

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