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Hermine Henrietta Koenig
(1853–1936)


Biographical

She migrated to America with her family in 1854. During the journey, she contracted infantile diarrhoea, and as the custom at the time was to throw children overboard to protect the other passengers, her mother hid her amongst her skirts.

Place of birth: Mehlis
Place of marriage: Newark, New Jersey
Place of burial: Newark, New Jersey


 


Sources

1. S. Koenig. Johann Samuel Koenig. Lulu Publishing, 2017.

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