Anna Dorothea Fischer

1913–2007 (Age 93)
Chesaning, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Anna Dorothea

When Anna Dorothea Fischer was born on 9 June 1913, in Chesaning, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, her father, Henrich Carl Fischer, was 40 and her mother, Maria Elisabeth Jurk/York, was 38. She married Erwin Charles, Beyer on 30 August 1936, in McFarland, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 12 January 2007, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 93.

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Anna Dorothea Fischer
Erwin Charles, Beyer
Marriage: 30 August 1936
Douglas Harold Beyer

Spouse & Children

30 August 1936
McFarland, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States


  • Douglas Harold Beyer


Parents & Siblings



  • Fischer


  • Anna Katrina Fischer


  • Female1895–1959Female

  • Karl Fischer


  • Maria Fischer


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

Sources (2)

  • Dorothy Fischer in household of Henry C Fischer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Fischer in household of Henry C Fischer, "United States Census, 1930"

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