Albert Otto Brandt

15 January 1877–3 June 1951 (Age 74)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Otto

When Albert Otto Brandt was born on 15 January 1877, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Christian Friedrich Brandt II, was 43 and his mother, Dorathea Margaretha Wiese, was 32. He married Bertha Wilhelmina Meyer on 5 December 1901, in Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sauk, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 June 1951, at the age of 74, and was buried in Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

Photos and Memories (2)

Do you know Albert Otto? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Albert Otto Brandt
1877–1951
Bertha Wilhelmina Meyer
1881–1972
Marriage: 5 December 1901
Alice Clara Brandt
1903–1966
Leonora A Brandt
1905–1989
Leonard Brandt
1908–1910
Leander H Brandt
1911–1978
Kenneth O Brandt
1914–1914
Dorothy Marie Brandt
1915–2004
Everett Otto Brandt
1917–2003
Grace B Brandt
1921–1993

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1901Sauk, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
    Age 6
    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 15519;2007: 27943; 2010: 36613)German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’).German and Swiss German: variant of Brand 1.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brand
    Brandsma
    Brander
    Brendlinger

    Sources (11)

    • Albert O Brandt, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Albert Otto Brandt, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"
    • Albert Otto Brandt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.