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Causes of Death
Katharine Schuhmann was born in Fremont, New York on December 22, 1856, but her parents came from Bavaria, Germany. Her father, Anton Schuhmann, was born there in February 1818;
Her mother, Josephine, was also born in Bavaria, Germany, around 1820. Fremont is in upstate New York, about 120 miles from Newark.
Katharine married Louis Bittlingmeier (1844-1899) in Newark on August 2, 1876. Louis, who worked as a "Hatter" in Newark, was only 55 years old when he died on October 11, 1899.
Katharine eventually remarried, in 1902, to Sebastian Kern, a German who worked in Newark as a night watchman. Document courtesy Kathryn Peters.
Place of Death: Morris Avenue (near Burnet Avenue), Union, New Jersey Name: Katherine Kern Residence: Morris Avenue (near Burnet Avenue), Union, New Jersey Sex: Female Color or Race: White Marital Status: Married Wife of: Sebastian Kern Date of Birth: December 22, 1856 Age: 68 years Occupation: At Home Birthplace: U.S. Father: Anton Schumann; Germany Mother: Josephine (Herschel???); Germany Informant: Josephine Bittlingmeier, Morris Ave. Date of Death: August 21, 1925 Cause of Death: Myocarditis Duration of Illness: Not Known Place of Burial: Cemetery of the Holy Sepulchre