Anna Stoltz

24 February 1881–12 March 1964 (Age 83)
Orscholz, Saarburg, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Anna

When Anna Stoltz was born on 24 February 1881, in Orscholz, Saarburg, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany, her father, Nicholas Stoltz, was 39 and her mother, Margaret May, was 36. She died on 12 March 1964, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83.

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Nicholas Stoltz
Margaret May
Maria Stolz
Nicholas Stoltz
Jacob Stoltz
Catherine Mia Stoltz
Peter Stolz
Anna Stoltz

Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Stoltz


    Margaret May





    Nicholas Stoltz


    Jacob Stoltz


    Catherine Mia Stoltz



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World Events (8)

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 2

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.

Age 9

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 26

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, German stolz ‘magnificent’, ‘proud’, Yiddish shtolts ‘proud’. The Jewish name is often ornamental.

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

Sources (1)

  • Annie Stoltz in household of Theodore Courardy, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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