Adam Strecker

26 October 1930–13 June 2010 (Age 79)
Neu-Pasua, Stara Pazova, Sremski, Serbia

The Life of Adam

When Adam Strecker was born on 26 October 1930, in Neu-Pasua, Stara Pazova, Sremski, Serbia, his father, Martin Strecker, was 45 and his mother, Elisabeth Altenhof, was 42. He died on 13 June 2010, in Igelsloch, Neuenbürg, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Martin Strecker
1884–
Elisabeth Altenhof
1887–
Martin Strecker
1911–1997
Adam Strecker
1930–2010

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Strecker

    Male1884–Male

    Elisabeth Altenhof

    Female1887–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1933

Age 3

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.
1933

Age 3

The Third Reich rises to power.
1936

Age 6

Berlin, Germany hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German:1. from an agent derivative of Middle High German strecken ‘to stretch’, hence perhaps an occupational name for someone who stretched cloth out on tenterhooks. 2. from an agent derivative of Middle Low German strecken ‘to plow (a piece of land) for the first time’, hence a nickname for someone who owned or worked a plot of land that had been newly taken into cultivation. 3. (eastern): possibly a habitational name for someone from Streckau near Zeitz. 4. occupational name for a torturer or executioner.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Adam Strecker - Church record: birth-name: Adam Strecker

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