Anna (Meier) Schroeder

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Anna (Meier) Schroeder
Anna (Meier) Schroeder

Source: Ella Anna Paulina (Kirmse) Krueger shared this photograph December 30, 2003.
Source: Ella Anna Paulina (Kirmse) Krueger shared this photograph December 30, 2003.

Who

Anna (Meier) Schroeder,  daughter of Peter and Anna (Gerken) Meier[1].

Anna (Meier) Schroeder
Anna (Meier) Schroeder

What

A portrait of Anna M (Meier) Schroeder.

When Anna M. Meier was born on December 30, 1850, in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany, her father, Peter, was 36 and her mother, Anna, was 30. She married John H. Schroeder about 1874. They had eight children in 15 years. She died on December 19, 1907, in St Louis County, Missouri, at the age of 56.

Grandmother Kirmse, Martha Cordes, worked as a maid for the Schroeder family during the year before she married Grandfather Kirmse, Wilhelm Kirmse.

When

Circa 1890

Where

St. Louis, Missouri.

Death Documents

Death Certificate
Death Certificate

WHO:  Anna Schroeder.
WHAT:  Death Certificate.
DIED: 19 Dec 1907.
WHERE: 2742 Geyer Ave, St. Louis County, Missouri.
CAUSE_OF_DEATH: Heart Failure, Accute Rheumatism.
INTERNMENT: Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.
AGE: 56y 10m 20d.
SEX: Female.
BIRTHPLACE: St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
FATHER’S_NAME: Peter Meier.
FATHER’S_BIRTHPLACE: Germany.
MOTHER’S_NAME: Gertken.
MOTHER’S_BIRTHPLACE: Germany.
OCCUPATION: Housewife.
SOURCE:  Missouri Death Certificates, before 1910, Ancestry.com,  Downloaded: 14 Sep 2015.

Notes

  1. Ella Krueger identified Anna as Anna Schroeder, but was not sure whether the photograph was the wife of John Schroeder or the daughter of John and Anna (Meier) Schroeder.