Anna Bertha Kraatz

31 July 1866–17 February 1941 (Age 74)
Schmölln, Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Germany

The Life of Anna Bertha

When Anna Bertha Kraatz was born on 31 July 1866, in Schmölln, Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Germany, her father, Johann Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Kraatz, was 44 and her mother, Christine Wilhelmine Billiau, was 31. She married George Edward Levitt on 29 August 1894, in Baldwin, Lake, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Garfield Township, Bay, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 17 February 1941, in Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wolcottsville, Niagara, New York, United States.

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George Edward Levitt
Anna Bertha Kraatz
Marriage: 29 August 1894
Herman Edward Levitt
William J Levitt
Carl Levitt

Spouse and Children

29 August 1894
Baldwin, Lake, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Kraatz


    Christine Wilhelmine Billiau




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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name from a place in Brandenburg named Kraatz. 2. variant of Kratz 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Levitt in household of Christfer Wagoner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Crotz in household of William Crotz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Kratz, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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