Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 11 May 1944 (aged 72)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: Cremation took place 13 May 1944 at Ferncliff Crematory (Westchester County, New York). Ashes scattered in 1948 in the Hudson River.
Memorial ID 144064985 · View Source
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For the date and place of Florine's birth, see her mother's 1887 application for an emergency passport: /Ancestry/, U.S. Passport Applications, 1795–1925 (https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1174), Emergency Passport Applications (Passports Issued Abroad), 1877–1907; 1887–1888, Volume 056: Germany, image 271 of 724, passport no. 1301, Mrs. Rosetta Walter Stettheimer & 4 children, 14 December 1887.
Note that Ettie Stettheimer, who served as informant for her sister Florine's death certificate, incorrectly reported 1875 as Florine's year of birth (New York City, Manhattan Borough, death certificate no. 11188 (1944), Florine Stettheimer, 11 May 1944; Municipal Archives, Manhattan, N.Y. ), while author Susan Laxton incorrectly reported 29 August 1871 as Florine's birth date in: /Jewish Women's Archive: Sharing Stories, Inspiring Change/, Encyclopedia (https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/Stettheimer-Florine : accessed 28 January 2019), entry for Florine Stettheimer (1871–1944).

Notes: Find A Grave contributor Barbara Bloemik (#49851596) reports that Florine's ashes were "scattered in the Hudson River by her sister Ettie and her lawyer, Joseph Solomon." Find A Grave contributor Aaron Gullison (#47078252), citing as his source Barbara Bloemik's book, /The Life and Art of Florine Stettheimer/ (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1995), reports that the scattering of Florine's ashes occurred in 1948.

Additional biographical information on Florine Stettheimer may be found in: Stephen Brown and Georgiana Uhlyarik, /Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry/ (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2017), published in conjunction with the exhibition, "Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry," held at the Jewish Museum, Manhattan, New York, from 5 May 2017 to 25 September 2017, and at the Art Gallery, Ontario, Toronto, from 21 October 2017 to 28 January 2018.



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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florine Stettheimer (19 Aug 1871–11 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 144064985, ; Maintained by CemeteryRose (contributor 47195666) Cremated, who reports a Cremation took place 13 May 1944 at Ferncliff Crematory (Westchester County, New York). Ashes scattered in 1948 in the Hudson River..