Matilda Angela Knaus

24 February 1921–13 May 1975 (Age 54)
Traunik, Alger, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda Angela

When Matilda Angela Knaus was born on 24 February 1921, in Traunik, Alger, Michigan, United States, her father, Maxamillian Knaus, was 30 and her mother, Franciska Laurich, was 23. She lived in Limestone, Alger, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 13 May 1975, at the age of 54.

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Maxamillian Knaus
Franciska Laurich
Emma Knaus
Mary Knaus
Matilda Angela Knaus
Olga Frances Knaus
Frank Max Knaus
Alvina Knaus

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 2
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 2
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 16
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German knūz ‘proud’, ‘arrogant’, ‘daring’, hence a nickname for a haughty person. 2. in Württemberg knaus (and in Switzerland knūs) also meant ‘gnarl’, hence a nickname for a short, fat, gnarled person. 3. topographic name for someone living on a hillock, from knaus ‘hillock’ in the Swabian and Alemannic dialects of German.

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

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  • Tillie Knaus in household of Max Knaus, "United States Census, 1930"

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