Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Altofers in:
 • Sherwood Cemetery
 • Sherwood
 • Defiance County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Amelia Anna Thierry Altofer
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 21, 1872, France
Death: Jan. 9, 1961
Rutland County
Vermont, USA

Int. 1 Jul 1961
No Marker

Amelia Anna (Anna Emilie) Thierry was born to Frederick and Louise (Mettey) Thierry, in France, 21 January 1872. At an early age her family traveled to America and settled in the Defiance, Ohio area, where Louise spent the majority of her life. Anna married William Henry Altorfer on 8 March 1892. Their first child, Ada (Aida) Altorfer, was born June 1892 but died 3 months later on 2 September.
The following year (5 October 1893), she gave birth to a son, Floyd William Altorfer. A few weeks following the birth of Floyd, her husband William, died of Typhoid Fever at age 26 years 6 days (26 October 1893). Anna then married Preston Hightower, on 1 Dec 1894 but within a few years the two separated. In her later years she moved to
live with her son and daughter in law, Frances Louise Graves, in Vermont where she lived until her death on 9 Jan 1961. She was buried in Sherwood Cemetery, Defiance, Ohio the following spring.

Spelling of the Altorfer name found in historical and family records
include the variations; Altorfer, Altofer, Altaffer, Altoffer,
Altraper, Olderfer, Oldoffer, and Altonfee.

Above info provided by:
Find-A-Grave ID: Altotracker (#48083140)
Sherwood Cemetery
Defiance County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec B / 1st Addition / Lot 48
Maintained by: Altotracker
Originally Created by: Rhonda Burke~Feasby
Record added: Nov 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101382100
Amelia Anna <i>Thierry</i> Altofer
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Sandra Stultz
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Rhonda Burke~Feasby
 Added: Mar. 25, 2013

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED