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12 Sep 2010

Schumanns of Freienwalde, Pomerania, Prussia

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  Freienwalde, Pomerania, Prussia 1 Friedrich Wilhelm (Fred) SCHUMANN -------------------------------------------------- Birth:      1834, Germany Death:    14 Apr 1908, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Burial:    17 Apr 1908, Forest Park, Cook, Illinois Occupation:    Ackerbürger (citizen farmer); laborer Religion:    Lutheran Ackerbürger (Ackerbuerger) : farmer in a town who has all the rights of [...]

7 Sep 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Alfrieda Kirschstein Schaaf (1894-1994)

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Today’s Tombstone Tuesday is about my great-aunt, Alfrieda Charlotte Anna Elizabeth Kirschstein Schaaf. She was my grandmother’s baby sister, born in Chicago on 26 Nov 1894, the fourth of four children of Bruno Julius Wilhelm Kirschstein and Anna Schumann. She almost made it to her centennial, dying in New Hope, [...]