Anna May Paulsen

Brief Life History of Anna May

When Anna May Paulsen was born on 14 January 1891, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Christian Paulsen Sr, was 32 and her mother, Laura Pauline Ostermayer, was 30. She had at least 2 daughters with Harold Averno Krentz. She lived in Lancaster Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 10 October 1986, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Averno Krentz
1894–1988
Anna May Paulsen
1891–1986
Jane C. Krentz
1920–1923
Bernice J Krentz
1924–2022

Sources (7)

  • Emma M Krentz, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Anna May Paulsen Krentz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Anna M Paulsen in household of William Paulsen, "United States Census, 1910"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sven, Bent, Thor, Alf, Einer, Fredrik, Gudmund, Hjordis, Iver, Jorgen, Karsten.

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Paul .

Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Poulsen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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