Theresa

1840–
Germany

The Life of Theresa

Theresa was born in 1840, in Germany. She had at least 1 daughter. She lived in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920.

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 12

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

Sources (1)

  • Theresa Dudenhofer in household of James Mattson, "United States Census, 1920"

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