Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang (1813 - 1898)

Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang
1813 - 1898
updated February 06, 2019
Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang , mother to 4 children, was born on July 3, 1813 in Fraßdorf, SA Germany. She was born into the Minsel family and married into the Amelang family. She married Johan Christoph Amelang on May 4, 1843 and Johan died on March 13, 1867. They gave birth to Christoph Wilhelm Franz Amelang, Ludwig Erdmann Carl Amelang, Agustus Christian Amelang, and Friedrich Wilhelm Amelang. Maria died on August 2, 1898 in Köthen, SA Germany at 85 years old.
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Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang Biography

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Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang
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Sophie Dorthea
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Amelang, Minsel
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Maria Amelang was born on in Fraßdorf, SA Germany 06386
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Maria Amelang died on in Köthen, SA Germany
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Maria Amelang was born on in Fraßdorf, SA Germany 06386
Maria Amelang died on in Köthen, SA Germany
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Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang & Johan Christoph Amelang

May 4, 1843 - March 13, 1867
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Apr 29, 1810 - Mar 13, 1867

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Feb 20, 1844 - Nov 29, 1911
Oct 7, 1845 - May 25, 1908
Oct 4, 1847 - May 25, 1922
Mar 21, 1851 - Aug 8, 1930

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Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang , mother to 4 children, passed away on August 2, 1898 in Köthen, SA Germany at 85 years old. She was born on July 3, 1813 in Fraßdorf, SA Germany. She married Johan Christoph Amelang on May 4, 1843 and Johan died on March 13, 1867. They gave birth to Christoph Wilhelm Franz Amelang, Ludwig Erdmann Carl Amelang, Agustus Christian Amelang, and Friedrich Wilhelm Amelang.
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In 1813, in the year that Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang was born, on March 4th, President James Madison was inaugurated to his second term. Madison received 50.4% of the vote, defeating rival DeWitt Clinton.

In 1838, when she was 25 years old, on January 11th in New Jersey, Samuel Morse and two others first publicly demonstrated Morse's new invention - the telegraph. Patented by Morse in 1837, the electrical telegraph used a code developed by him and his assistant, Samuel Vail, and sent a message two miles. In 1844, Morse broadcast from Washington DC to Baltimore Maryland the message "What hath God wrought" and the telegraph took off.

In 1843, at the age of 30 years old, Maria was alive when on January 31st, the Virginia Minstrels - also called the Virginia Serenaders - performed the first minstrel show. The whole troupe appeared in blackface. They were famous for the songs "Jimmy Crack Corn" and "Old Dan Tucker".

In 1865, when she was 52 years old, on December 24th, 8 months after the end of the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan was formed in Pulaski, Tennessee by Jonathan Shank and Barry Ownby. They wanted to fight Reconstruction after the Civil War and to intimidate what were called "carpetbaggers" and "scalawags" - northern and southern whites who supported reconstruction. They also wanted to repress the newly freed slaves.

In 1898, in the year of Maria Sophie Dorthea (Minsel ) Amelang 's passing, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

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