Anna Maria Geissel

(1840 - 1913)

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Anna Maria Geissel
1840 - 1913
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c. 1840
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May 13, 1913
Bronx County, New York United States
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Anna Maria Geissel was born c. 1840. She died on May 13, 1913 in New York at 73 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Anna Maria Geissel died on May 13, 1913 in New York at age 73. She was born c. 1840. We have no information about Anna's surviving family.

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In 1840, in the year that Anna Maria Geissel was born, on February 6th, Māori chiefs and the British parliament signed the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty created a British governor of New Zealand and gave the Maori people the rights of British citizens.

In 1864, by the time she was 24 years old, on February 25th, the first prisoners arrived at Andersonville Prison in Georgia. Andersonville became notorious for the conditions that Union prisoners endured. 500 prisoners had left from Richmond, Virginia the week before - eventually 13,000 prisoners would die at the prison.

In 1873, Anna was 33 years old when on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

In 1893, by the time she was 53 years old, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1913, in the year of Anna Maria Geissel's passing, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

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