Rosa <I>Henn</I> Strauss

Rosa Henn Strauss

Death 31 Aug 1908 (aged 72)
Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot Removed to Assumption Cemetery
Memorial ID 49928491 · View Source
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Born in Dörlesberg, Baden, her parents were Franz and Philippina Blank-Henn. She immigrated to the United States with her parents and 7 siblings landing in New York on September 5, 1853. She is found in the 1860 Census working as a domestic for the Horatio White family in Syracuse. It is there that she met and married Henry B Strauss on August 8, 1861. They had 7 children, two of which died very tragically. Life was not kind to Rosa and she could not cope with the tragedy in her life and was confined to the State Hospital in Ogdensburg where she lived her remaining years.


Syracuse Journal – Tuesday, September 1, 1908

Deaths of a Day – Mrs. Rosa Strauss

The death of Mrs. Rosa Strauss widow of Henry Strauss occurred Monday morning at the St. Lawrence State Hospital at Ogdensburg. She was 69 yeas of age and is survived by three sons, Frank J., George V and John H.Strauss. The body was brought to Syracuse and taken to the home of her son, John H. Strauss in Solvay by F.J. and A. E. Snyder, undertakers. Funeral service will be held at 9:00 a.m. Thursdays at the house followed an half an hour later at St. Joseph's (German) Church.


Funeral service for Mrs. Rosa Strauss were held at 9 o'clock this morning at the home of her son. John H Strauss, in Second Street, Solvay and at 10 o'clock at St. Joseph's German church. The Rev. Richard Murphy O.M.C. celebrated a mass of requiem. The bearers were three son; Frank, John H., George Strauss, and Francis C. Snyder. Burial was made in the family plot at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Graves were moved to Assumption Cemetery in 1965-66

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  • Created by: Bob Tallieu
  • Added: 19 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49928491
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rosa Henn Strauss (4 May 1836–31 Aug 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49928491, citing Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Bob Tallieu (contributor 47193240) .