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Eugene Freudenberg, I
Birth: Apr. 11, 1900
Hoboken
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1956
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA

Eugene Freudenberg I (1900-1956) was a freight handler for the American Railway Express Company. (b. April 11, 1900; 220 Madison Street, Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA - d. March 30, 1956, 5:30 am; Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA).

Name:
Eugene Freudenberg I, Gene Freudenberg.

Parents:
His father was Maximillian S. Freudenberg I (1858-1921) aka Max Freudenberg, who worked for the Metropolitan Life Insurance company in their German department. His mother was Eloise Lindauer II (1861-1935) aka Ellie Lindauer from New York.

Birth:
Eugene Freudenberg was born on April 11, 1900 at 220 Madison Avenue, in Hoboken, New Jersey. He was one of 15 siblings of which 9 survived into adulthood. He and his siblings were all born at home. Eugene's birth was recorded on May 2, 1900.

Siblings:
Eloise and Max had 15 children, 9 lived to adults. The children of Max and Eloise are: Unnamed-boy Freudenberg (1879); Max S. Freudenberg II (1881) who died as an infant; Ada Augusta Freudenberg (1885-1957) who married Ralph Kohlman (1885-1957) the printer; Charles Fredrick Freudenberg (1887-1942) who married Julia Mary Buttomer (1883-1973); Jenny Gertrude Freudenberg (1888) who died as an infant; Clara Freudenberg (1890-1959) who never married; Arthur Oscar Freudenberg I (1891-1968) a real estate broker who married Maria (Mae) Elisabeth Winblad III (1895-1987); Max Freudenberg III (1893-1900) who lived till at least 7 years old and appears on the 1900 census; Louis Julius Freudenberg (1894-1918) who was killed in action in the last battle of World War I; Harry Freudenberg (1895-1896) who died as an infant; Richard F. Freudenberg I (1896-1988) a chemical salesman who married Charlotte C. Kahrar (1897-1963); Eloise Freudenberg (1898) who died as an infant; Ralph Freudenberg (1903-1980) a typesetter for the New York Times who married Nora Belle Conklin (1905-1963) and after her death married Lottie Dombrowska (1916-1995); and Grace May Freudenberg (1904-1981) who married George Dewey Sanford I (1898-1965) who worked at a print shop.

Post Office:
On September 12, 1918 Eugene registered for the draft and he was living at 22 Hopkins Avenue in Jersey City with his parents, and he was working as a mail collector at the Jersey City Post Office.

American Railway Express:
By 1920 he was working at the American Railway Express Company as a driver.

Marriage:
On March 26, 1920 he married Florence Catherine Skinner (1901-1986) aka Flossie Skinner, in the Bronx, New York. Their marriage certificate number was "1385". Florence was the daughter of Algernon E. Skinner (1867-1943) aka Algie Skinner, and Mary Caufield (1875-c1920) aka Mamie Caufield.

Jersey City, New Jersey:
In 1922, Eugene's brother Arthur Freudenberg (1891-1968) wrote that Eugene "holds membership in the Junior Order United American Mechanics, of Jersey City, Summit Council, No. 87. He is also a member of the Waverly Congregational Church." In 1930 Eugene and Florence were living at 90 Hopkins Avenue in Jersey City.

Children:
Eugene and Florence had four children together: Louis Julius Freudenberg II (1922-1986) who married and fathered a child, Margie, with Margaret Piatt of Westbrookville, New York; Eugene Freudenberg II (1924-1945) who died in World War II in Luzon in the Phillipines; Arthur Oscar Freudenberg II (1929- ) who married Jane Gilliland (1935- ) and after a divorce married Helena R. Bonowicz (1919-1988) and then moved to Florida; and Ralph Kohlman Freudenberg (1937-1995) who fell from a window at less than a year old, and was impaled on a spiked wrought iron fence, and later, around 1941 or 1942 he was set on fire by neighborhood kids in a shed in the back yard.

Mildred Piatt:
Also in the household in 1930 was Mildred Piatt who is listed as a niece. Mildred may have later married a Loftus in Brooklyn. Later the household would include: Nora Bell Piatt II (c1920-?) and Margaret Piatt (c1920-?) who would later marry Louis Freudenberg II.

Death:
Eugene Freudenberg senior died of "pulmonary emphysema and fibrosis" in 1956 while living at 329 Summit Avenue in Jersey City.

Burial:
He was buried in Flower Hill Cemetery in North Bergen, New Jersey with his parents and several siblings.

Relationship:
Eugene Freudenberg I (1900-1956) is the granduncle of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on June 25, 2003. Updated om October 4, 2014 with information that his birth was recorded on May 2, 1900.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Max S. Freudenberg (1858 - 1921)
  Eloise Lindauer Freudenberg (1856 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Catherine Skinner Freudenberg (1901 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Louis Julius Freudenberg (1922 - 1986)*
  Eugene Freudenberg (1925 - 1945)*
  Arthur Oscar Freudenberg (1929 - ____)*
  Ralph Kohlman Freudenberg (1937 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Babyboy Freudenberg (1879 - 1879)*
  Max S. Freudenberg (1881 - 1881)*
  Ada Augusta Freudenberg Kohlman (1884 - 1957)*
  Charles Frederick Freudenberg (1887 - 1942)*
  Jenny Gertrude Freudenberg (1888 - 1888)*
  Clara Freudenberg (1889 - 1959)*
  Arthur Oscar Freudenberg (1891 - 1968)*
  Max S. Freudenberg (1893 - 1900)*
  Louis Julius Freudenberg (1894 - 1918)*
  Harry Freudenberg (1895 - 1896)*
  Richard F. Freudenberg (1896 - 1988)*
  Eloise Freudenberg (1898 - 1898)*
  Eugene Freudenberg (1900 - 1956)
  Ralph Freudenberg (1903 - 1980)*
  Grace May Freudenberg Sanford (1904 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Flower Hill Cemetery
North Bergen
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Lot 10, Section 27
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jun 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7620402
Eugene Freudenberg, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Eugene Freudenberg, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Eugene Freudenberg, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
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Rest in Peace.
- Eamonn
 Added: Jan. 23, 2011

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 10, 2003
 

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