Anna B. Paulus (1891-1967)

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Anna B. "Annie" Paulus Graf
Born: Jan 1891 Petoskey, Michigan
Died: 24 Aug 1967 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: George Emiline Wolfgang Paulus
Mother: Barbara Hoffman
Siblings: Joseph Paulus
Elizabeth Barbara Paulus
Anna B. Paulus
George Emil Paulus
Frank Mathew Paulus
Spouse: John R. Graf
Married: 24 Jan 1921 Petoskey, Michigan


Petoskey News-Review, Friday, August 25, 1967

Native Petoskey Woman Dies

A Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Ann B. Graf, 76, who died Thursday at her home, at St. Francis Xavier Church Saturday at 9 a.m. Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

Born Ann Paulus January 19, 1891, in Petoskey she married John Graf at St. Francis Xavier Church January 24, 1921. They moved to Grand Rapids where they lived until 1961 when they returned to Petoskey.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Steffel and two brothers, Frank and George Paulus, all of Petoskey.

The rosary will be recited at the Desnoyers Funeral Home this evening at 8 p.m.


  • 1900 Federal Census, Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Paulus, Wolfgang
, Annie, daughter, white, female, single, b. Jan 1891, MI, Ger, PA
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Groom's Name: John Graf
Groom's Age: 33 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1888
Groom's Birthplace: Germany
Bride's Name: Anna Paulus
Bride's Age: 30 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1891
Bride's Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan
Marriage Date: 24 Jan 1921
Marriage Place: Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Groom's Father: John Graf
Groom's Mother: Kate Krenzberger
Bride's Father: Wolfgang Paulus
Bride's Mother: Barbara Hoffman
Film Number: 2342744
Digital Folder Number: 4032450
Image Number: 189
Reference Number: v 4 rn 12464
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Graf, Anna B.
Date of Death: 8/24/1967
Liber: 1967
Folio: P175
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Graf, Anna B. (Paulus)
Age: 76
Born: 1/19/1891
Died: 8/24/1967
Burial: 8/26/1967
Cemetery: St. Francis, Petoskey
Obituary: on file, PNR - 08/25/1967
  • Photo: By Ron Palmer