Andreas Hennig- Death Certificate With Translation

My 4th Great Grandfather.

Clara’s Great Grandfather.

                         Katholisches Kirchenbuch 
                          (Catholic Church Book)
                             (death register)

record-image_3Q9M-CSZ5-LVD1 (2)Translation:

Place of death: Rosenberg
Name: Andreas Hennig, laborer, catholic, husband of Maria nee Kriesz, catholic            (we have a name!  I had Andreas’ name, but was never positive on his wife)
Age: 67 years 9 months
Time of death: January 30th, 1867 at 12 midday
Burial: February 4th
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Doctor: Dr. Wiedemann
The heirs: the wife and 7 children
1. Joseph … (?) In Rosenberg
2. Andreas, at home
3. Anna, married to Carl Schmück in Gdansk
4. Maria, married to Michael Rerck in Rauden
5. Elisabeth, married to Johann Schwittkowski in Rosenberg
6. Michael, missing at military
7. Albert, at home, underage

#6 Michael.  Missing in the 1866 Austro Prussian War.

#7 Albert, unusual to have an underage child living at home at his age.

Rosenberg is the German name for this place.  The Polish name is Różyny, a village in Poland located in the Pomeranian Voivodeship.  In the 1800’s Różyny were subordinated to the administration of the Prussian partition.

Obviously this opened up more research opportunities for me.  This was a huge brick wall for me for years and an amazing discovery!

Thanks to Family Search and the LDS Library for digitizing these records and to Brigitte Eggerstedt from my Genealogy Translations Facebook Page for translating this document.


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