THERESA MARIE SPITZ, 18751943 (aged 68 years)

Birth September 26, 1875
Birth of a brotherGUSTAVE SPITZ, JR
about 1880 (aged 4 years)
Marriage of a siblingGUSTAVE SPITZ, JRAUNT MAGGIEView this family
about 1915 (aged 39 years)
Death of a fatherGUSTAVE SPITZ, SR.

Death of a motherUnknown Unknown

Death December 19, 1943 (aged 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: HOLY SEPLECHURE CEMETARY
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THERESA MARIE SPITZ WAS THE DAUGHTER OF GUSTAVE SPITZ, SR. AND HIS WIFE, NAME UNKNOWN. THE HUSBAND BROUGHT HIS PREGNANT WIFE TO THEU.S.A. FROM RINGSHEIM, GERMANY AND WHILE THEY WERE HERE, THE WIFEDELIVERED THERESA. HENCE HER CITIZENSHIP. SHORTLY AFTER RETURNING TO GERMANY, THE WIFE DIED AND THE HUSBANDREMARRIED AND THE SECOND WIFE (NAME UNKNOWN) REAR- ED THERESA AND HER BROTHER GUSTAVE, JR.

THERESA EMIGRATED TO THE U,S, AROUND 1890 AND WORKED AS A COOK FOR A DOCTOR COHEN IN N.Y.CITY WHO HAPPENED TO BE ON THE BOARD OF THE N.Y.PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. THROUGH RELATIVES IN N.Y., SHE MET AND MARRIED GEORGE L. MARKERT FROM PHILA., A WIDOWER WITH FOUR CHILDREN, ON SEPT. 5, 1906. GEORGE WAS A SALOON KEEP- ER UNTIL PROHIBITION CAME IN IN 1918. SOMETIME BEFORE THAT THERSA SENTFOR HER BRTOTHER GUSTAVE, JR. AND HE EMIGRATED TO KENSINGTON IN PHILA., AND OPENED A BUTCHER SHOP WHICH HE RAN UNTIL HE DIED IN 1971. THERESA REARED THE FOUR CHILDREN OF GEORGE PLUSFOUR OF THEIR OWN. A FIFTH CHILD, KATHERINE, DIED AS AN INFANT. THERESA DIED ON DECEMBER 19, 1943, AND GEORGE DIED ON MAY 22, 1953. EDNA AND MARGRETTA WERE BORN IN THE AREA OF 29TH& JEFFERSON STS. IN PHILA PRIOR TO 1104 ARCH ST WHERE DAD HAD HIS SALOON.JOE AND STEVE, SR. WERE BOTH BORN AT THIS ADDRESS. FOR THE RECORD:CHARLES WAS 14 YRS OLD WHEN HE RETURNED FROM GERMANY; LOUIS WAS 2 YRSOLD WHEN GEORGE AND THERESA WERE MARRIED. FAMILY ADDRESSES: AREA OF 29TH& JEFFERSON(BREWERY TOWN), 1104 ARCH ST, 5TH & TABOR RD, 6029 TORRESDALEAVE, 6313 TORRESDALE AVE., 1434 MAGEE ST. THERESA DIED AT THIS LASTADDRESS AND GEORGE WENT INTO HAYES MECHANICS HOME ON MONUMENT AVE. WHEREDIED IN 1953. ALL OF THESE ADDRESSES ARE IN PHILA., PA.

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18751943
Birth: September 26, 1875Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA
Death: December 19, 1943Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Birth: about 1880RINGSHEIM, GERMANY
Death: February 26, 1971Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA