The Evening Star, May 29, 1925, p. 2
Mrs. M.A. Diebitsch Dies
Widow of Capt. Diebitsch Succumbs at Age of 92
Mrs. Magdalene A. Diebitsch, widow of Capt. Hermann H. Diebitsch, died this morning at her home, 2805 Adams Mill road. She was 92 years old.
Coming to Washington from Halle, Saxony in 1860, Mrs. Diebitsch married Capt. Diebitsch a year later, and had lived here continously except for four years during the World War, which she spent in Prince Georges County, Md. Surviving her are two daughters, Mrs. Jospehine Peary (wife of the explorer Robert Peary) and Miss Marie F. Diebitsch of this city and two sons, Henry Diebitsch of Sonora, Tex., and Emil Diebitsch of New York.
Five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive her.
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