Anna M Harms

January 1867–1954 (Age 87)
Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna M

When Anna M Harms was born in January 1867, in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States, her father, Johann Hermann Harms, was 31 and her mother, Anna Katharina Weber, was 27. She married Friedrich Wilhelm Gerjets on 27 February 1902, in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Menard, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1954, in Tallula, Menard, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Wilhelm Gerjets
Anna M Harms
Marriage: 27 February 1902
Tochter Geriets
Herman Geriets

Spouse and Children

27 February 1902
Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States


    Tochter Geriets



Parents and Siblings

    Johann Hermann Harms


    Anna Katharina Weber




    Katrena C. Harms



    Mary Harms


    John F Harms


    Henry H Harms


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman(n) ( see Hermann ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Harms in household of Herman Harms, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Harms in household of John H Harms, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie Harms in household of John H Harms, "United States Census, 1880"

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