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Causes of Death
CAUSES OF DEATH
born 1867 in Newark, New Jersey
died December 23, 1892, in Newark, New Jersey - age 26 years.
Father: Felix Greuter (1838-1892)
Mother: 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 died just 11 months after his father, of the same disease. He was unmarried. They lived together at 393 South 8th Street in Newark. Father and son are buried together in Woodland Cemetery in Newark.