Henrietta <I>Mundheim</I> Karpeles

Henrietta Mundheim Karpeles

Death 12 Jul 1925 (aged 80)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 194861912 · View Source
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Henrietta Mundheim/Mündheim.

Daughter of Rabbi Simon Mundheim and his wife Johanna Oppenhein.

Henrietta's sister Sarah Mundheim married Leopold Karpeles after meeting him while nursing him during the Civil War. Five years after they married Sarah and her third baby died in childbirth.

Henrietta, came to take care of the remaining children of Sarah and Leopold, Theresa Karpeles Taussig (1867 - 1962) and Sarah Karpeles. Henrietta and Leopold then married.

The couple had six children. The oldest boy was Herman Leopold Karpeles (1872 - 1926). The other children were , Eva May Karpeles Bachholz (1875 - 1966), Maurice John Karpeles (1878 - 1951), Dr. Simon Rufus Karpeles (1880 - 1950), Amalia Karpeles, and Lotta Karpeles (adopted)

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  • Created by: JanFamily
  • Added: 20 Nov 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 194861912
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henrietta Mundheim Karpeles (16 Sep 1844–12 Jul 1925), Find a Grave Memorial no. 194861912, citing Washington Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by JanFamily (contributor 47592488) .