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Sophia Kortuer[1, 2]

Female 1827 - 1903  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Sophia Kortuer  [3
    Born Nov 1827  Swinemünde, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 20 Apr 1870  New York, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1880  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 196 Rucker Street
    Also Known As Sophie  [7
    Cause of Death General arterial sclerosis with acute bronchitis  [4
    Research Notes Full maiden name is given on the death certificate of Sophia’s daughter Emelia. Last name is difficult to read. Perhaps “Kortuer” or “Korthauer.”  [3
    Buried Mar 1903  Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    • Section 16
    Died 12 Mar 1903  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    • 896 Crystal St.
    Notes 
    • Had lived in Illinois for 32 years at the time of her death, putting her emigration in 1870-71. Sophie is buried at Forest Home with her daughter Minnie and son-in-law Henry Leutz. The three of them share a single headstone. [4, 7]
    Person ID I99  Mohr-Whalen | Blood relatives of Brad Mohr
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2016 

    Family Johan Knuth
              b. Abt Jun 1827, Swinemünde, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Mar 1887, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Notes 
    • Family lived at 196 Rucker in Chicago (now Racine, near the intersection with Chicago) in 1880. [9]
    Children 
    +1. Ferdinand Knuth
              b. Apr 1853, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Mar 1902, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    +2. Charles E. Knuth
              b. 22 Jan 1856, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Dec 1927, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Augusta Knuth
              b. 7 Jan 1859, Swinemünde, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 Jul 1940, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Minnie Knuth
              b. 3 Dec 1859, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Mar 1944, Norwood Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Emelia C. Knuth
              b. 4 Sep 1862, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Mar 1915, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Henry Knuth
              b. Sep 1865, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 21:18:11 
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1827 - Swinemünde, Pommern, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 20 Apr 1870 - New York, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Mar 1903 - Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1903 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Research notes of Wendell C. Mohr.
    2. [S4132] Letter to Wendell & Jo Ann Mohr, Emma Schoelzel.
    3. [S1576] Death Certificate of Emelia Wilke.
    4. [S283] Report of Death of Sophia Knuth.
    5. [S379] Hamburg Passenger Lists - Johan Knuth Family.
    6. [S200] 1880 US Census - Household of Charles Knuth.
    7. [S2984] Find A Grave entry for Sophie Knuth, #116421740, Dave H.
    8. [S378] New York Passenger Lists - Arrival of Johann Knuth family, FamilySearch.org, citing NARA.
    9. [S538] 1880 US Census - Household of Johan Knuth.