Annelies Marie Frank

12 June 1929–from 10 February 1945 to 27 February 1945 (Age 15)
Frankfurt am Main (Dom), Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Annelies Marie

When Annelies Marie Frank was born on 12 June 1929, in Frankfurt am Main (Dom), Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany, her father, Otto Heinrich Frank, was 40 and her mother, Edith Holländer, was 29. She lived in Westerbork, Drenthe, Netherlands in 1944 and Auschwitz, Biala, Galicia, Austria in 1944. In 1942, at the age of 13, her occupation is listed as writer in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. She died from 10 February 1945 to 27 February 1945, at the age of 15, and was buried in Lohheide, Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany.

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Otto Heinrich Frank
Edith Holländer
Margot Betti Frank
Annelies Marie Frank

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Age 4

The Third Reich rises to power.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 5

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name for someone from Franconia (German Franken), a region of southwestern Germany so called from its early settlement by the Franks, a Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. In the 6th–9th centuries, under leaders such as Clovis I ( c. 466–511 ) and Charlemagne ( 742–814 ), the Franks established a substantial empire in western Europe, from which the country of France takes its name. The term Frank in eastern Mediterranean countries was used, in various vernacular forms, to denote the Crusaders and their descendants, and the American surname may also be an Americanized form of such a form.2 English, Dutch, German, etc.: from the personal name Frank, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank. This also came be used as an adjective meaning ‘free’, ‘open-hearted’, ‘generous’, deriving from the fact that in Frankish Gaul only people of Frankish race enjoyed the status of fully free men. It was also used as a Jewish personal name.

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

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Story Highlight

Anne Frank

Anne's parents are Otto and Edith, and she has a sister Margot. Because of Jewish persecution they decide to leave Germany and move to Amsterdam. They live safely there from 1934 to 1942. In 1942 thou …

Sources (3)

  • Anne Frank in entry for Mrs Elfriede or Fritzi Markovits Geiringer Frank, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"
  • Anne Frank in entry for Jan Gies, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Anne Frank in entry for Jan Gies, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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