Anna Josephine Lentz

1869–9 January 1953 (Age 84)
Alexander, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna Josephine

When Anna Josephine Lentz was born in 1869, in Alexander, Illinois, United States, her father, Moses Gerald Lentz, was 28 and her mother, Mary Sophia Hartline, was 27. She married Thomas Milford Whitaker in 1887, in Alexander, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Elco, Alexander, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Miller Election Precinct, Alexander, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 9 January 1953, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Milford Whitaker
1866–1905
Anna Josephine Lentz
1869–1953
Marriage: 1887
Ina Whitaker
1892–1966
Trilby Whitaker
1896–1974
Charles Henry Whitaker
1896–1934
Milford Sidney Whitaker
1904–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1887
Alexander, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

    Ina Whitaker

    Female1892–1966Female

    Trilby Whitaker

    Female1896–1974Female

    Charles Henry Whitaker

    Male1896–1934Male

    Milford Sidney Whitaker

    Male1904–1973Male

Parents and Siblings

    Moses Gerald Lentz

    Male1841–1918Male

    Mary Sophia Hartline

    Female1842–1916Female

siblings

(7)

    Julian Alice Lentz

    Female1861–Female

    Dora Lentz

    Female1863–1884Female

    Mary Elenora Lentz

    Female1865–1904Female

    Male1868–1953Male

    Female1869–1953Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1871

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 23

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Lenz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Lent in household of Moses Lent, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna J Whitaker in household of Thomas M Whitaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fennie Lentz in household of M G Lentz, "United States Census, 1880"

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