Anna M. Thiel

15 February 1893–22 January 1969 (Age 75)
Cleghorn, Cherokee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Anna M.

When Anna M. Thiel was born on 15 February 1893, in Cleghorn, Cherokee, Iowa, United States, her father, Mathias Thiel, was 38 and her mother, Ousia Flies, was 30. She married John F. Rassel on 18 January 1911, in Mary Hill, Cherokee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Plano, Hanson, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Fairview Township, Hanson, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 22 January 1969, in Mitchell, Davison, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 75.

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John F. Rassel
Anna M. Thiel
Marriage: 18 January 1911
Leona Maril Rassel
Luella Ann Rassel
John George Rassel
Marie C. Rassel
Frank Rassel
Lawrence Rassel
Lillian Agnes Rassel
Ann Louise Rassel
William Herman Rassel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1911Mary Hill, Cherokee, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 5
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Erwin, Egon, Franz, Reinhard, Wolfgang, Angelika, Arno, Bernhard.North German, Dutch, and Flemish: from a shortened form of the personal name Thietilo, an early medieval pet form of Dietrich (German), Diederik (Dutch), or from some other compound name with the same first element.Germanized form of Sorbian, Polish, and Czech Tyl , a name which is (at least in part) of the same German origin as 1 above.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Anna Thiel in entry for Lillian Agnes Rassel, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"
    • Annie Rassell in household of John Rassell, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Anna Rassel in household of John F Rassel, "United States Census, 1930"

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