Anthony was 5 years old when he immigrated to the U.S. with his family. The family settled in Frailey township in Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania. The Post Office was Donaldson, PA.
In 1864 both Anthony (17 years old), and Bertram (19 years old) served in the Civil War. They were in the F-184th Pennsylvania. They were discharged in 1865.
They are both found in the Civil War Pension Index.
Anthony married Agnes Carl.
They had 10 children.
In the 1870 census Anthony, 22 years old, is married to Agnes, 21 years old. They have 3 children: Katie 3, Clara 2, and Harry 6 months. Anthony is a miner. They live in Donaldson, PA. There is no value to his estate. His place of birth is Germany.
In the 1880 census they live in Frailey, Schuylkill, PA. They have 4 more childrem: Pollyena, Charles, William and Annie. Anthony's parents were born in Baden. Agnes parents were born in PA.
In the 1900 census they live in Mt. Caarmel Ward 4, Northumberland, PA. At home are William, Annie, Liszzie, Oscar and George.
In the 1910 census shows Anthony, 63, widowed, Oscar, 23, Ella, 22. and Anna M., almost 2. He speaks English, works in the mines, reads & writes, and rents a home.
In 1920 Anthony is 73. He is living Mt. Carmel Ward 4 with his daughter Annie and her 3 children.