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Causes of Death
CAUSES OF DEATH
born November 2, 1838 in Wurttemberg, Germany
died January 14, 1892, in Newark, New Jersey - age 53 years.
Spouse: Margaret Surbeck (1843-1919)
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an abnormal inflammatory condition of the lung causing the microscopic air-filled sacs in the lungs to fill with fluid. Pneumonia can result from a variety of causes, including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites, and chemical or physical injury to the lungs.Typical symptoms associated with pneumonia include cough, chest pain, fever, and difficulty in breathing. It is a common illness which occurs in all age groups, and is a leading cause of death among the elderly and people who are chronically and terminally ill.
Felix was working as a milkman in Newark when he fell ill. He suffered for five days before dying at his home at 393 South 8th Street, in Newark. He was buried at Woodland Cemetery in Newark.