Anna Knast

3 January 1925–14 February 2009 (Age 84)
Colonia, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Knast was born on 3 January 1925, her father, Stanley Knast JR, was 30 and her mother, Anna Knast, was 22. She lived in South Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States for about 77 years. She died on 14 February 2009, at the age of 84, and was buried in Colonia, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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Frank Slomko
Anna Knast

Spouse and Children

    Frank Slomko



Parents and Siblings

    Stanley Knast JR






    Stella Knast Chrinko



World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 8

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."
1947 · New Jersey State Constitution (Current Version)

Age 22

The New Jersey state government was reorganized through a new update to the state constitution. One of the most notable changes was that voting rights were restored to females and non-white citizens. Other adjustments included: Governors could serve four years (instead of three), and the state legislature would include a 40-member senate and 80-member General Assembly.

Name Meaning

Cornish: nickname for a fat man, from Cornish kest ‘paunch’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Knast in household of Stanley Knast, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Knast Slomko, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Anna Slomko, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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