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Anna Emilie Friedrichs Voigt

Birth
Ummendorf, Landkreis Börde, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Death
4 Sep 1950 (aged 80)
Braunschweig, Stadtkreis Braunschweig, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial
Braunschweig, Stadtkreis Braunschweig, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Memorial ID
127324700 View Source

Anna Emilie Friedrichs was the fifth child, and the third daughter, of Christoph and Dorothea (nee Luddemann) Friedrichs.
Tante Emilie was baptized April 1, 1870, in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ummendorf, Germany. Her baptismal sponsors were Elisabeth Thielecke nee Schrader, Dorothea Wedemeier nee Homann, and Elisabeth Mueller nee Kunne.
Emilie Friedrichs was confirmed April 6, 1884, in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ummendorf. Tante Emilie's confirmation text was Psalm 103: 1 "Bless the LORD, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name".
Tante Emilie married Gustav Hermann Erchmann Voigt on October 20, 1895, in Ummendorf, Germany.
Gustav Voigt was born March 5, 1867, in Zernin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany; he was the son of August Voigt and Caroline Meitzel.
Onkel Gustav Voigt was a piano builder in Braunschweig, Germany. Onkel Gustav died in Braunschweig on June 2, 1943, at the age of 76 years.
Gustav and Emilie (nee Friedrichs) Voigt were the parents of three children:
(1.) Gustav Voigt, Jr., born May 11, 1896, in Braunschweig, Germany.
(2.) Emilie "Emmi" Voigt born November 26, 1897, in Braunschweig, Germany
(3.) Ernst Otto Voigt born March 20, 1899, in Braunschweig, Germany.

Emilie Voigt nee Friedrichs lived through the devastation of World War II. She was widowed when her husband of 47 years, Gustav Voigt, died in June of 1943. During the war, when Braunschweig was experiencing a bombing raid, Tante Emilie was going down her basement stairs and she slipped and fell, injuring herself. As a result, Tante Emilie was homebound the rest of her life.
At the end of World War II, the city of Braunschweig became part of the British-occupied zone of Germany. In 1949, Tante Emilie Voigt became a citizen of the Federal Republic of Germany, or West Germany.
At her death in 1950, Emilie Voigt nee Friedrichs was survived by her two sons, Gustav Voigt, Jr., and Ernst Voigt; her daughter, Emmi Voigt; her sister, Elsbeth Emmer nee Friedrichs, and one grandchild.
Emilie Voigt nee Friedrichs was preceded in death by her parents, Christoph and Dorothea (nee Luddemann) Friedrichs; her husband, Gustav Voigt, Sr.,; a grandson, Ernst Julius Voigt; her brothers, Hermann Friedrichs, Otto Friedrichs, Christoph Wilhelm Friedrichs, Carl Franz Friedrichs, and an unnamed infant brother; and sisters, Marie Blankenstein nee Friedrichs and Alwine Domke nee Friedrichs.

Anna Emilie Friedrichs was the fifth child, and the third daughter, of Christoph and Dorothea (nee Luddemann) Friedrichs.
Tante Emilie was baptized April 1, 1870, in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ummendorf, Germany. Her baptismal sponsors were Elisabeth Thielecke nee Schrader, Dorothea Wedemeier nee Homann, and Elisabeth Mueller nee Kunne.
Emilie Friedrichs was confirmed April 6, 1884, in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ummendorf. Tante Emilie's confirmation text was Psalm 103: 1 "Bless the LORD, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name".
Tante Emilie married Gustav Hermann Erchmann Voigt on October 20, 1895, in Ummendorf, Germany.
Gustav Voigt was born March 5, 1867, in Zernin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany; he was the son of August Voigt and Caroline Meitzel.
Onkel Gustav Voigt was a piano builder in Braunschweig, Germany. Onkel Gustav died in Braunschweig on June 2, 1943, at the age of 76 years.
Gustav and Emilie (nee Friedrichs) Voigt were the parents of three children:
(1.) Gustav Voigt, Jr., born May 11, 1896, in Braunschweig, Germany.
(2.) Emilie "Emmi" Voigt born November 26, 1897, in Braunschweig, Germany
(3.) Ernst Otto Voigt born March 20, 1899, in Braunschweig, Germany.

Emilie Voigt nee Friedrichs lived through the devastation of World War II. She was widowed when her husband of 47 years, Gustav Voigt, died in June of 1943. During the war, when Braunschweig was experiencing a bombing raid, Tante Emilie was going down her basement stairs and she slipped and fell, injuring herself. As a result, Tante Emilie was homebound the rest of her life.
At the end of World War II, the city of Braunschweig became part of the British-occupied zone of Germany. In 1949, Tante Emilie Voigt became a citizen of the Federal Republic of Germany, or West Germany.
At her death in 1950, Emilie Voigt nee Friedrichs was survived by her two sons, Gustav Voigt, Jr., and Ernst Voigt; her daughter, Emmi Voigt; her sister, Elsbeth Emmer nee Friedrichs, and one grandchild.
Emilie Voigt nee Friedrichs was preceded in death by her parents, Christoph and Dorothea (nee Luddemann) Friedrichs; her husband, Gustav Voigt, Sr.,; a grandson, Ernst Julius Voigt; her brothers, Hermann Friedrichs, Otto Friedrichs, Christoph Wilhelm Friedrichs, Carl Franz Friedrichs, and an unnamed infant brother; and sisters, Marie Blankenstein nee Friedrichs and Alwine Domke nee Friedrichs.


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  • Created by: Daniel Bode
  • Added: 2 Apr 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 127324700
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127324700/anna-emilie-voigt: accessed ), memorial page for Anna Emilie Friedrichs Voigt (16 Mar 1870–4 Sep 1950), Find a Grave Memorial ID 127324700, citing Evangelisch-lutherischer Vorortfriedhof Geitelde, Braunschweig, Stadtkreis Braunschweig, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany; Maintained by Daniel Bode (contributor 46863523) Burial Details Unknown.