Barbara <I>Schruefer</I> Herbert

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Barbara Schruefer Herbert

  • Birth 16 May 1839 Germany
  • Death 25 Oct 1912 Old Town, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Plot Secton A Lot 1
  • Memorial ID 49840291

Barbara was born in the village of Reitzendorf in what was then the Kingdom of Bavaria in 1839 - probably the daughter of Mary Schruefer. Barbara and her sister and mother emigrated to Baltimore, Maryland. Barbara Schruefer married Andrew Herbert on November 23, 1858 at St. James Catholic Church according to church records. Barbara and Andrew were both nineteen years old. The Herberts had nine children although Andrew, Charles, Conrad, John, Mary Elizabeth, and Theresia died as children and are buried with them at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery. The two Herbert children to live to adulthood were sons George (born on November 18, 1861) and Nicholas (born on July 28, 1871).

Barbara's husband Andrew Herbert died on January 29, 1893 at the age of 53.

Barbara Herbert died on October 25, 1912 - six years after her mother and two years after her sister Anna Reichert. She was buried next to her husband in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Baltimore Sun - October 26, 1912

HERBERT - On October 25, 1912, BARBARA HERBERT (nee Schuefer) aged 73 years and 5 months, beloved wife of the late Andrew Herbert. [Philadelphia papers please copy]
Residents and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the residence of her son George J. Herbert, No. 1010 E. Eager Street. of which due notice will be given.

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  • Created by: Bill Horten
  • Added: 16 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49840291
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Schruefer Herbert (16 May 1839–25 Oct 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49840291, citing Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Bill Horten (contributor 47074755) .