Martha Berta Anna Finster

1904–1997 (Age 93)
Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Martha Berta Anna

When Martha Berta Anna Finster was born on 19 June 1904, in Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, her father, Johann Carl Finster, was 31 and her mother, Anna Augusta Louise Fuhrmann, was 24. She died on 19 November 1997, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Johann Carl Finster
1872–1930
Anna Augusta Louise Fuhrmann
1879–1932
Alfred Paul Walter Finster
1897–1915
Paul Robert Fritz Finster
1899–1975
Hermann Friedrich Wilhelm Finster
1900–1982
Fritz Johann Karl Finster
1901–1982
Martha Berta Anna Finster
1904–1997
Gertraud Martha Anna Finster
1908–1978
Elsbeth Klara Finster
1914–2006

Parents & Siblings

  • Johann Carl Finster

    Male1872–1930Male

  • Anna Augusta Louise Fuhrmann

    Female1879–1932Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1914

Age 10

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1929

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German finster ‘dark’, ‘gloomy’, or Yiddish fintster(Middle High German vinster). The name may have referred to a person's habitual character, or it may have been acquired as a result of some now irrecoverable anecdote.

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

Sources (1)

  • Martha A Finster, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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