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 Charles Henry “Henry” Trostdorf

Charles Henry “Henry” Trostdorf

Birth
Germany
Death 3 Sep 1884 (aged 61–62)
Burial New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section F. Lot 12
Memorial ID 92763998 · View Source
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Professor Charles Henry Trostdorf

Professor of music at Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and St. John's College.

ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE (Annapolis). Founded 1784. President, Jas. M. Garnett; also Professor of History Anglo-Saxon, and English. Faculty: C.K. Nelson (Vice-President), Mental, Moral, and Social Science, Religion, and Evidences of Christianity; Julius M. Dashiell, Greek and Latin; Abram Claude, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology, ZoBlogy and Botany; W. Woolsey Johnson, Mathematics, Mechanics, and Astronomy; William H. Hopkins, German, Greek, and Latin; Jules Leroux, French; Henry Trostdorf, Music; ___, Drawing; 3. Grattan Hayner, Latin, 'Mathematics, and English; Henry B. Wirt, Latin, Greek, English, and Librarian; M Strohm, Gymnastics. Number of students, 130.


Obituary published in THE NEWS in Frederick, Maryland on September 15, 1884.
Prof. Charles H. Trostdorf, a former resident of Annapolis, committed suicide at Cleveland, Ohio.


Obituary published in New Philadelphia, Ohio:
"On Thursday last, Henry Trostdorf, who lived with his brother Ferdinand on the Jacob's farm, near this place, went to Cleveland to consult Dr. Weber concerning his health. He was told by the physician that his disease was softening of the brain, and a derangement of mind would follow in time. Trostdorf became melancholy, went to the Lakeside Park on Friday and committed suicide by shooting himself through the brain. deceased was at one time Professor of music in the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. He was aged 62 years, and leaves a large estate and considerable money. His remains were brought to New Philadelphia for interment on Saturday."

Single. No descendants.


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  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92763998
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Henry “Henry” Trostdorf (1822–3 Sep 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92763998, citing Fair Street Cemetery, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by JMD (contributor 47663571) .