Anna Meyer

Female23 October 1867–4 December 1950

Brief Life History of Anna

Anna Meyer was born on 23 October 1867, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She married John Henry Reichert on 31 December 1890, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 4 December 1950, in her hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Reichert
1868–1910
Anna Meyer
1867–1950
Marriage: 31 December 1890
Reichert
1893–1893
Caroline Marie Reichert
1894–1973

Sources (5)

  • Meyer, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951"
  • Annie in entry for Reichert, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Annie E. in entry for Reichert, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1890Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 10

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    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

    German and Swiss German: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin maior ‘greater, superior’). This form of the surname is also established in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine); see also 3 below. Compare Maier , Mayer , Meier , and Myer .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer, from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of or ‘light’ with the prefix m-. Compare Maier , Majer , Major , Mayer , Mayor , Meier , and Meir .

    Dutch: variant, also Flemish and Americanized, of Meijer , a cognate of 1 above. This surname is also established in South Africa, where it was also brought from France (see 1 above).

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

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