Anna Mary Meinen

25 March 1882–4 May 1951 (Age 69)
Colony Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna Mary

When Anna Mary Meinen was born on 25 March 1882, in Colony Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States, her father, Johann Henrich Meinen, was 53 and her mother, Johanna Richels, was 42. She married David Henry Damm on 19 January 1897, in Breda, Carroll, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wheatland Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States for about 20 years and Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 4 May 1951, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Breda, Carroll, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Henry Damm
1872–1934
Anna Mary Meinen
1882–1951
Marriage: 19 January 1897
Emma Maria Damm
1897–1964
Joseph Meinen
1899–1977
Mary Cecelia Damm
1901–1979
Laura Damm
1904–1970
Leo Henry Damm
1906–1970
Lawrence John Damm
1909–1992
Clara L. Damm
1913–1913
Clarence David Damm
1914–1972
George Damm
1918–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1897
Breda, Carroll, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    Female1897–1964Female

    Male1899–1977Male

    Mary Cecelia Damm

    Female1901–1979Female

    Laura Damm

    Female1904–1970Female

    Leo Henry Damm

    Male1906–1970Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Henrich Meinen

    Male1828–1905Male

    Johanna Richels

    Female1839–1927Female

siblings

(7)

    Elizabet Lizzie Meinen

    Female1861–1885Female

    Henry W Meinen

    Male1863–1932Male

    Gertrude Meinen

    Female1863–1955Female

    Male1866–1947Male

    Female1868–1959Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 2

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 North German: patronymic from Mein .2 German: variant of Meine 2.3 Dutch: metronymic from a feminine form of Mein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Damm in household of Dave Damm, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Anna Damm in household of Dave Damm, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna Damm in household of Dave Damm, "United States Census, 1920"

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