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Heinrich Christian "Henry" Brunotte
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1832
Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death: Oct. 17, 1895
Louisiana, USA

His headstone references birth October 31, 1832 in Province Saxony in Prussia. His will states that he was born 31 Oct 1832 in Wernigerode, Germany.

According to Wikipedia and various maps: Wernigerode is a town in the district of Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

No children were born to him in either of his two marriages.

Henry (and his likely sibling Carl Brunotte) emigrated from Bremen, Germany Dec 1859 aboard the ship Orpheus under Captain Johann Phillipp Wessels. They arrived at Port of New York 09 Jan 1860. [Surname written as "Brunertte"] Both men were shown as tailors. Henry's destination was New York and Carl's was Pennsylvania.

Henry was residing with his brother Louis Brunotte and sister-in-law Louisa Brunotte in New York City's 8th Ward on the 1860 Census. Before 1862, Henry made his way to New Orleans from New York in 1862 where he enlisted in the Union forces, Company B of the1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry. He served in ordinance as a tailor from 31 Jul 1862 to 12 Jul 1865.

Eliza Kimmich married Heinrich Christian 'Henry' Brunotte before 1870. After Eliza's death in 1891, Henry married Eliza's sister Maria Caroline Kimmich on 22 Mar 1892.

No children were born to either marriage.

Henry was the primary supporter for the family that included his in-laws. The Greenwood Cemetery Lot Purchased by Henry Brunotte in 1877 for the burial of his mother-in-law.
(dates are burial dates and relationships are to Henry):

Maria C.K. Brunotte 79 11/03/1925 (wife #2);
Chas. Edw. Robinson 68 01/05/1967 (relationship unknown);
Heinrich Brunotte 63 10/18/1895 (self);
Conrad Kimmich 71 02/01/1883 (father-in-law);
Elizabeth Brunotte 49 03/07/1891 (wife #1);
Barbara Kimmich 01/25/1877 (mother-in-law);
Jannet Mauthe 12d 03/14/1908 (infant daughter of widow Maria's employer).

Because no other close relations survived, Maria left a portion of her small estate to Henry's nephew Paul Brunotte, son of Henry's brother Louis, who resided in San Francisco, CA.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Kimmich Brunotte (1841 - 1891)
  Maria Caroline Kimmich Brunotte (1846 - 1925)
 
Note: Age 63, Name on Plot Brunotte, Date of Burial 10/18/1895, Ref: Cemetery Records
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: 42 Laurel Aloe Orange
 
Maintained by: Deborah Lukens Whittaker
Originally Created by: Graves
Record added: May 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89701780
Heinrich Christian Henry Brunotte
Added by: Mike & Bushy Hartman
 
Heinrich Christian Henry Brunotte
Added by: Mike & Bushy Hartman
 
Heinrich Christian Henry Brunotte
Added by: Mike & Bushy Hartman
 
 
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Remembering our 2g-granduncle!
- Deborah Lukens Whittaker
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
 
 
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