Barbara Ann Cira

25 April 1877–9 April 1953 (Age 75)

The Life of Barbara Ann

When Barbara Ann Cira was born on 25 April 1877, in Germany, her father, Frank Gura, was 35 and her mother, Terese Lesch, was 35. She married Joseph John Lugert on 10 November 1896, in Washington, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Olney Township, Nobles, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Mantador, Richland, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 9 April 1953, in Hankinson, Richland, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mantador, Richland, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph John Lugert
Barbara Ann Cira
Marriage: 10 November 1896
Anna Eva Lugert
Michael Anthony Lugert
Henry Joseph Lugert

Spouse and Children

10 November 1896
Washington, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Frank Gura


    Terese Lesch




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.

Age 13

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Italian: from Sicilian cira ‘wax’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for someone who collected or sold wax.2 Italian: habitational name from a place named Cirà.3 Italian: from the personal name Ciro.

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

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Lugert in household of Joe Lugert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Lugert in household of Joseph Lugert, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Barbara F Gira Lugert, "Find A Grave Index"

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