Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig

Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig

Adelsheim, Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 16 Aug 1946 (aged 78–79)
Vernon, Oneida County, New York, USA
Burial Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 65283665 · View Source
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Birth 1 Mar 1862 in Adelheim, Baden, Germany
Death 16 Aug 1888 in Vernon, Oneida, New York, USA

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Johann Phillip Gehrig
Sophia Johanna Pfeiffer
Christina Fack 1881 – 1954

Henry Louis "Lou" Gehrig 1903 – 1941.

Christina was born in 1881 in Wiltser, Schleswig-Holstein, a province of pre-World War I Germany, near the German-Danish border.

She emigrated to the United States in 1899.

Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig was born in 1867 in Adelsheim, Baden, and came to America in October of 1888. He originally spent some time in Chicago, but later settled in New York, where he met Christina who was fourteen years younger than he and stout as a keg. Like Heinrich, she was a Lutheran.

They married in 1900.

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  • Created by: Roger Vick
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 65283665
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig (1867–16 Aug 1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 65283665, citing Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Roger Vick (contributor 46868454) .