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 Abraham M. Staab

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Abraham M. Staab

Birth
Kreis Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 4 Jan 1913 (aged 73)
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Staab Family Plot
Memorial ID 8028162 View Source

Jewish immigrant, born in Paderborn, Westphalia, Germany. Came to the United States to make his fortune. He became one of the wealthiest and most influential men in the American Southwest. He sent for, and married Julie Schuster (see entry for Julie Staad) from Germany, building a marvelous mansion in Santa Fe. Abaraham and Julie had eight children. Abraham's wife Julie's spirit is said to haunt the mansion, which is now part of the La Posada Hotel in Santa Fe. (Note: There is a ninth child in addition to those listed below. Adela Delia Staab, Birth 24 JUL 1867 • Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Death 8 DEC 1951 • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA. Burial location not known.)

Brother of Zadoc, with whom he immigrated.


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  • Created by: David M. Habben
  • Added: 25 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8028162
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8028162/abraham-m-staab : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham M. Staab (27 Feb 1839–4 Jan 1913), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8028162, citing Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by David M. Habben (contributor 835) .