Anna Christina Fischer

1814–1878 (Age 64)

The Life of Anna Christina

When Anna Christina Fischer was born on 3 February 1814, in Germany, her father, Joh. Christian Rheinhold Fischer, was 37 and her mother, Anna Elisabeth Buder, was 37. She married John Jacob Landgrebe on 5 February 1835, in Germany. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 August 1878, in Hammond, Piatt, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Atwood, Douglas, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anna Christina Fischer
John Jacob Landgrebe
Marriage: 5 February 1835
Martha Elizabeth Landgrebe
Frederic George Landgrebe
Martin John Landgrebe
Anna Christina Landgrebe
Henry Landgrebe
Anna Martha Landgrebe
Catherina Elizabeth Landgrebe
Katherine Anna Landgrebe

Spouse & Children

5 February 1835


  • Martha Elizabeth Landgrebe


  • Frederic George Landgrebe


  • Martin John Landgrebe


  • Anna Christina Landgrebe


  • Henry Landgrebe


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joh. Christian Rheinhold Fischer


  • Female1777–Female



World Events (8)


Age 4

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 18

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Jacob Landgebe and Anna Christina Fischer History

(Jacob Landgrebe is my 4x great-grandfather. My grandmother, Nelia Cook, is Jacob's 2x great-granddaughter. This story was pulled out of a box in my grandmother's house and I wanted to type it out to …

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Christine Landgrebe in entry for Catharina Elisabeth Landgrebe, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Anna Christina Fisher in entry for Andrew Reeder and Kate Anna Landgrebe, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Anna Christina Landgrebe in entry for Anna Marthe Landgrebe, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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