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John H. Lutjen

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Death 12 Sep 1900
Queens County, New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 16908 Sec 167 Sec 1
Memorial ID 184669204 · View Source
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Interred on 13 Sep 1900.

NY, NY City Municipal Deaths
John H. Lutjen, 12 Sep 1900, NYC, Queens, NY, age 37, single, night watchman, birth year est. 1863 in Brooklyn, NY, burial 14 Sep 1900 in Greenwood, parents John and Meta Lutjen, natives of Germany.
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DROWNED AT FAR ROCKAWAY.
Far Rockaway, L. I., September 12 - John A. Lutjen, aged 40 years, was drowned in the ocean by the capsizing of a rowboat yesterday afternoon. He was employed as night watchman in the Ocean House at this place, and was out fishing in a rowboat with Arthur O'Keefe of Sheridan boulevard, this place. While several hundred feet off Simis' Beach the little craft was struck by a wave and overturned. The occupants were thrown into the water and Lutjen, who could not swim, was drowned. O'Keefe managed to cling to the capsized boat and was rescued by Life Guard David Benson of Caffrey's Beach. The body of Lutjen was found a short distance from where he was drowned. The body was claimed by Lutjen's mother and sister and was this morning removed to his late home.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 12 Sep 1900
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LUTJEN - Suddenly, at Far Rockaway, JOHN H. G. LUTJEN, aged 38 years 7 months. Funeral from the residence of his sister Mrs. William Oelkers, 530 Henry st, Thursday, September 13, at 3 P.M.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 12 Sep 1900


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  • Created by: Franklin
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184669204
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John H. Lutjen (unknown–12 Sep 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184669204, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Franklin (contributor 47329287) .