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Catharine Gaebler

1811 - 1891


Gaebler, Catharina, b. May 29, 1811, d. Apr 16, 1891


On April 16, 1891, Mrs. Catharine Gaebler, wife of Emil C. Gaebler of Milwaukee, died at Passavant Hospital in that city at age 79 years, 10 months and 16 days.


Deceased was formerly Mrs. J. Juessen of Watertown, and was an aunt of Carl Schurz.


She had been married to Mr. Gaebler but a few months. Her remains were brought here and interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.



No 1:  Previous wife: Gaebler, Charlotte Bertha Beust, b. Dec 28, 1823, d. Jan 22, 1889

No 2:  His wife was the former Baroness Charlotte von Beust, one of the few members of nobility to come to the city

No 3:  Catharine Juessen - Emil Gaebler letters, Max Kade Institute (Madison, WI) acquisition

Hand-written letters in the old German script between Catharine Juessen (neé Ruetz), an aunt of Carl Schurz living in Clay Centre, Kansas, and Emil C. Gaebler, living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and later in Chicago. The letters date from Jan. 25, 1889 to Oct. 14, 1890, with the final pages showing a visiting announcement from a newspaper, a marriage announcement for Emil C. Gaebler and Catharine Jussen, and a poem entitled "Spätherbstblüthe." Donated by Max Gaebler.




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