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Oscar Ehmann
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1861
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1935
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA

Born in the Bronx, raised in the town of Morrisania. Bricklayer, mason, builder, contractor. Veteran of the Spanish-American War: Company D, 8th New York Infantry, enlisted 2 May 1898 at New York, New York and discharged 3 November 1898 at New York city, rank: First Lieutenant. He had been a member of the same unit, 8th New York State Militia (National Guard) for eight years prior to service in the War with Spain. When he returned home he was made a Captain by his unit (in 1900).

Husband of Ellen Wolfrath Ehmann (married 10 June 1888 at 796 Courtlandt Avenue, New York, NY by Rev. W. Scott). They had two children, Loretta Elsie and Herbert Christian Ehmann. Lived at 2128 Valentine Avenue in the Bronx beginning in 1901. Oscar may have built the duplex himself, since that was the year it was built.

Oscar died age 73 years, although his death certificate, with an unknown informant, said 70. Cause of death was a coronary occlusion, with hypertension contributing.

Death notice in The Bronx Home News, February 1, 1935, page 3:

"EHMANN, Oscar, 70, 2128 Valentine Ave., retired contractor, husband of the late Ellen Wolfrath, father of Loretta Stone and Herbert C. Ehmann, of a heart ailment, at home."

Buried 1 or 2 February 1935 Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx; shares Grave 1 with his father, Christian Ehmann. No marker. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christian Ehmann (1825 - 1899)
  Therese Ehmann (1834 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Wolfrath Ehmann (1861 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Loretta Elsie Ehmann Stone (1890 - 1988)*
  Herbert Christian Ehmann (1894 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caroline Ehmann (1855 - 1900)*
  Rudolph Ehmann (1857 - 1900)*
  Oscar Ehmann (1861 - 1935)
  Jane Ehmann Steers (1864 - 1920)*
  Christian Ehmann (1868 - 1895)*
  Christina Ehmann (1898 - 1909)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: White Oak, Section 18, Lot 1632, Deed 1105, 2 White Oak Ave. on North Border Avenue, Grave 1
 
Created by: Memories of You
Record added: Mar 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34756810
Oscar Ehmann
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 Added: May. 27, 2013
 
 
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