Anna Haffner Seither

21 April 1863–9 July 1949 (Age 86)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Anna Haffner

When Anna Haffner Seither was born on 21 April 1863, in Ohio, United States, her father, Leonard Seither, was 37 and her mother, Sybilla Seither, was 36. She lived in Brooklyn, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 9 July 1949, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Milton A Miller
Anna Haffner Seither

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Seither


    Sybilla Seither




    Franklin L. Seither


    Henry Seither


    Elizabeth Seither



World Events (8)

1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 4

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 6

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Seith .2 Topographic name for someone living at the side of a settlement, from Middle High German sīte ‘side’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Seither in household of Leonard Seither, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Seither in household of Leonard Seither, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna Haffner Miller, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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