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Adam Sterrath
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Birth: 1863, Germany
Death: Dec. 16, 1933
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA

Adam Married Marie G. Reincke in Russia or Germany about 1882 and had at least eight children: Andrew, Anna, Caroline, all born in Russian Poland; Julia, Frederick, Charles, Heinrich, George, all born in Jersey City, New Jersey. Adam was a laborer in a sugar factory, probably the American Sugar Refining Company, in Jersey City.

Oral family says Adam Sterrath is an only child.

In the Court of Common Pleas, Hudson County, New Jersey, May 27, 1893: Adam Steirath [sic] a native of Russia, age 25, arrived in the United States on or about the first day of August 1887 and it is his intention to become a citizen of the United States of America and to renounce forever all allegiance to the Czar of Russia. Signed: Adam Steirath, May 27, 1893.

State of New Jersey, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate Registration No. 4541: Adam Sterrath, retired, age 61, died, December 16, 1933 at 174 Jackson Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey, of syncope due to cardiac disease probably myocardial in nature; residence at time of death 174 Jackson Avenue, Jersey City. Born October 17, 1872 in Germany; widower, wife's name Marie Reinke. Father's name David Sterrath, born Germany. Mother's maiden name and birth place unknown. Informant: son Charles Sterrath of Jersey City. Place of burial: Jersey City Cemetery, December 19, 1933. Undertaker: William J. Blacker of 416 Jackson Avenue, Jersey City. 
Family links: 
  Marie G. Reincke Sterrath (1864 - 1917)*
  Frederick Sterrath (1894 - 1969)*
  George Gustave Sterrath (1901 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Block 5 (formerly S East), Row 73, Grave 37
Created by: Robert Doughty
Record added: Nov 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80658176


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