Anna Margarete Potthoff

1856–1955 (Age 99)
Kreyenkamp, Bad Zwischenahn, Westerstede, Oldenburg, Germany

The Life of Anna Margarete

When Anna Margarete Potthoff was born on 26 February 1856, in Kreyenkamp, Bad Zwischenahn, Westerstede, Oldenburg, Germany, her father, Johann Freidrich Potthoff, was 41 and her mother, Anna Margarete Wehlau, was 40. She had at least 1 daughter with Diedrich Bohemann. She died on 25 July 1955, at the age of 99.

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Anna Margarete Potthoff
Diedrich Bohemann
Elise Bohemann

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Parents & Siblings



  • Hermann Diedrich Potthoff


  • Gerhard Eilert Potthoff


  • Hermann Heinrich Potthoff


  • Johann Friedrich Potthoff


  • Male1850–1936Male

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World Events (6)


Age 8

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

Age 34

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 58

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

Name Meaning

North German: perhaps a habitational name from a place in Westphalia named as Pothof ‘(plant) nursery’, from Middle Low German pote ‘seedling’, ‘young plant’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘courtyard’, or, more likely, a variant of Puthoff .

Possible Related Names

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

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