Martha Friederike Johanna Tessnow

1883–1943 (Age 60)
Mecklenburg, Germany

The Life of Martha Friederike Johanna

When Martha Friederike Johanna Tessnow was born on 27 January 1883, in Mecklenburg, Germany, her father, Joachim Ludwig August Tessnow, was 33 and her mother, Marie Henriette Friederike Swartz, was 26. She married Paul Adolph Johann Friedrich Schwart on 9 April 1910, in Hamburg, Germany. She died on 31 October 1943, in Hamburg, Germany, at the age of 60.

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Martha Friederike Johanna Tessnow
Paul Adolph Johann Friedrich Schwart
Marriage: 9 April 1910

Spouse & Children

9 April 1910
Hamburg, Germany

Parents & Siblings

  • Joachim Ludwig August Tessnow


  • Marie Henriette Friederike Swartz




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World Events (5)


Age 7

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 31

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 31

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German (Mecklenburg-Schwerin): habitational name from either of two places in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania named Tessenow.

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

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