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Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner

Female Abt 1834 - 1873  (~ 38 years)

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  • Name Catherine Wagner 
    Nickname Kate 
    Born Abt Jun 1834  , Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The 1865 NY census lists Catherine as being 30 years old and born in Germany. The 1870 census lists her as being 35 years old and born in Hesse Darmstadt. Her burial record lists her as 38 years, 10 months old at the time of death, which would put her birthdate somewhere around June 1834.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1865  Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Role: Wife
    1865 New York census - George Hirsch household (Monroe Co.)
    1865 New York census - George Hirsch household (Monroe Co.)
    dwelling 14, brick building valued at $1500, household 14
    15. George Hersch, 31, male, born Germany, parent of 3 children, married once, now married, printer in Rochester, naturalized voter
    16. Catherine Hersch, 30, female, born Germany, parent of 3 children, married once, now married, alien
    17. Otto Hersch, 8, male, child, born Monroe Co., single
    18. Hannah Hersch, 6, female, child, born Monroe Co., single
    19. Charles Hersch, 4, male, child, born Monroe Co., single
    Census 1870  Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Role: Household
    1870 US census - George A Hirsh household (Rochester, Monroe Co., NY)
    1870 US census - George A Hirsh household (Rochester, Monroe Co., NY)
    dwelling 361, household 384
    21. Hirsh, George A., 34, male, white, keeps saloon, personal estate valued at $2000, born Bavaria, father foreign born, mother foreign born, male citizen of 21 or older
    22. Hirsh, Catharine, 35, female, white, keeps house, born Hesse Darmstadt, father foreign born, mother foreign born
    23. Hirsh, Adolph, 13, male, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
    24. Hirsh, Anna, 11, female, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
    25. Hirsh, Charles, 9, male, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
    26. Hirsh, Bertha, 4, female, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
    27. Hirsh, Ida, 1, female, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
    28. Friedlander, Siegfret, 30, male, white, bartender, born Prussia, father foreign born, mother foreign born, male citizen of 21 or older
    Find-A-Grave ID 40517236 
    Died 10 Apr 1873  Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: heart disease 
    Death notice of Catherine Hirsch (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 11 Apr 1873, page 4)
    Death notice of Catherine Hirsch (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 11 Apr 1873, page 4)
    Sudden Death.
    Mrs. George Hirsch died very suddenly last evening of heart disease. She left her residence at a few minutes of 6 o'clock to accompany her sister to the Central depot, the latter intending to take the train west for Buffalo after a visit to her relatives here. They went by way of Main street as Andrews street was impassible and as they did not like to cross the railroad bridge. The circuitous route gave them but little time to reach the train and they walked very fast. Mrs. Hirsch, who was a very fleshy woman seemed exhausted when they reached the depot and when she parted from her sister was unable to speak. She called for a hack and being assisted into it by the driver was driven home. When the vehicle reached the residence, Mrs. Hirsch was found unconscious. After carrying her up stairs, her friends found that a slight beating of the heart was all that denoted she was still alive. Drs. Kuichling, Pateira and Carr were called, but medical aid was of no avail. The…
    Buried 12 Apr 1873  Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Range 2, Lot 156, Southwest quarter 
    • Catherine has no headstone.
    Person ID I389  Main Tree
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2022 

    Family George A. Hirsch,   b. 1833, Schwarzenbach bei Hof, Kingdom of Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1881, 100 North Clinton Street, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Children 
     1. Adolph C. Hirsch,   b. Jul 1857, , Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1935, 738 Highland Avenue, Palmyra, Burlington, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Anna Hirsch,   b. 1859, , Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1938, Williamsville, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Charles Hirsch,   b. Abt 1861, , Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1919, Williamsville, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. Bertha M. Hirsch,   b. 1866, , Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1950, Buffalo State Hospital, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Hirsch,   b. Abt Oct 1867,   d. Abt Oct 1867  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Ida B. Hirsch,   b. Abt 1869, , Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1901, Marilla, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     7. Catherine Hirsch,   b. Abt Feb 1873,   d. Jul 1874  (Age ~ 1 years)  [unknown]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Jun 1834 - , Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1865 - Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart disease - 10 Apr 1873 - Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Range 2, Lot 156, Southwest quarter - 12 Apr 1873 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S80] 1865 New York State Census, Monroe County, population schedule; South District Ward 5 Rochester; page 2 (penned); dwelling 14, family 14; George Hersch; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 2).
      1865 New York census - George Hirsch household (Monroe Co.)
      1865 New York census - George Hirsch household (Monroe Co.)
      dwelling 14, brick building valued at $1500, household 14
      15. George Hersch, 31, male, born Germany, parent of 3 children, married once, now married, printer in Rochester, naturalized voter
      16. Catherine Hersch, 30, female, born Germany, parent of 3 children, married once, now married, alien
      17. Otto Hersch, 8, male, child, born Monroe Co., single
      18. Hannah Hersch, 6, female, child, born Monroe Co., single
      19. Charles Hersch, 4, male, child, born Monroe Co., single


    2. [S80] 1865 New York State Census, Monroe County, population schedule; South District Ward 5 Rochester; page 2 (penned); dwelling 14, family 14; George Hersch; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1865 New York census - George Hirsch household (Monroe Co.)
      1865 New York census - George Hirsch household (Monroe Co.)
      dwelling 14, brick building valued at $1500, household 14
      15. George Hersch, 31, male, born Germany, parent of 3 children, married once, now married, printer in Rochester, naturalized voter
      16. Catherine Hersch, 30, female, born Germany, parent of 3 children, married once, now married, alien
      17. Otto Hersch, 8, male, child, born Monroe Co., single
      18. Hannah Hersch, 6, female, child, born Monroe Co., single
      19. Charles Hersch, 4, male, child, born Monroe Co., single


    3. [S81] 1870 U.S. Federal Census, New York, Monroe County, Ward 1 Rochester; page 49 (penned); dwelling 361, household 384; George Hirsh; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1870 US census - George A Hirsh household (Rochester, Monroe Co., NY)
      1870 US census - George A Hirsh household (Rochester, Monroe Co., NY)
      dwelling 361, household 384
      21. Hirsh, George A., 34, male, white, keeps saloon, personal estate valued at $2000, born Bavaria, father foreign born, mother foreign born, male citizen of 21 or older
      22. Hirsh, Catharine, 35, female, white, keeps house, born Hesse Darmstadt, father foreign born, mother foreign born
      23. Hirsh, Adolph, 13, male, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
      24. Hirsh, Anna, 11, female, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
      25. Hirsh, Charles, 9, male, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
      26. Hirsh, Bertha, 4, female, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
      27. Hirsh, Ida, 1, female, white, at home, born New York, father foreign born, mother foreign born
      28. Friedlander, Siegfret, 30, male, white, bartender, born Prussia, father foreign born, mother foreign born, male citizen of 21 or older


    4. [S87] Newspaper -- Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Sudden Death; 11 April 1873; page 4, column 3 (Reliability: 2).
      Death notice of Catherine Hirsch (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 11 Apr 1873, page 4)
      Death notice of Catherine Hirsch (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 11 Apr 1873, page 4)
      Sudden Death.
      Mrs. George Hirsch died very suddenly last evening of heart disease. She left her residence at a few minutes of 6 o'clock to accompany her sister to the Central depot, the latter intending to take the train west for Buffalo after a visit to her relatives here. They went by way of Main street as Andrews street was impassible and as they did not like to cross the railroad bridge. The circuitous route gave them but little time to reach the train and they walked very fast. Mrs. Hirsch, who was a very fleshy woman seemed exhausted when they reached the depot and when she parted from her sister was unable to speak. She called for a hack and being assisted into it by the driver was driven home. When the vehicle reached the residence, Mrs. Hirsch was found unconscious. After carrying her up stairs, her friends found that a slight beating of the heart was all that denoted she was still alive. Drs. Kuichling, Pateira and Carr were called, but medical aid was of no avail. The…


    5. [S31] Cemetery -- Mount Hope Cemetery (Rochester, NY) Burial Ledgers, burial entry of Kate Hirsch; downloaded 18 July 2021 (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Interment: 1873 Apr 12; Name: Kate Hirsch; Age: 38 years, 10 months; cause of death: Apoplexy; residence: N Clinton St.; where interred: SW 1/4, 156, R-2.
      Burial ledger entry for Kate Hirsch, Mount Hope Cemetery (Rochester, NY)
      Burial ledger entry for Kate Hirsch, Mount Hope Cemetery (Rochester, NY)
      Catharine's entry is on the right page, third from the top.