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Birth 1882 Hoboken New Jersey|
Henry (Heinrich) Blank was born on December 14, 1882 at 43 Willow St. Hoboken, New Jersey to Heinrich Blank, age 34, born in Bremen, occupation, shoemaker, and Mina "Erzmeier" (Erxmeyer), age 36, born in Hanover.
Marriage to Marie Wellinger before 1905
Henry Blanck married Marie Wellinger before 1905.
They were listed in the 1905 census together.
Children on Henry Blanck, junior and Marie Wellinger
Henry was listed with his parents in the 1900 census.
1905 New Jersey State Census
At 811 Willow:
They were listed with Marie's mother and siblings:
The 1910 Federal Census
Hoboken ward 5, 813 Willow, Henry Blanck 28, driver wagon carpenter's shop, Marie Blanck 25 Eva Marie Blanck 4 Henry John Blanck 1 3/12 George Fickle 33
The 1915 New Jersey State Census
The 1915 New Jersey Census lists the family of Henry Blanck at 813 Willow Avenue Hoboken as follows:
Henry Blanck, Junior, 1917 Draft Registration
The 1917 draft registration lists Henry Blank, at 813 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, New Jersey, age 35, born on December 14, 1882, occupation, porter for Eppens Smith Co., 107 Warren Street, New York, New York, next of kin, his wife, Marie Wellington Blank, physical description, medium height, stout build, gray eyes, brown hair.
Note: Eppens, Smith and Wiemann company was a wholesale tea and coffee dealer located on Washington street in New York City. It founded by Frederick Eppens.
The 1920 Federal Census
Henry Blank, Junior and family were at 813 Willow Avenue in Hoboken as follows:
(1920 US Census Vol 56 E.D. 96, Sheet 17, line 33)
The 1922 Directory
Blanck, Henry (Mary) coffee roaster h 813 Willow av
The 1930 Federal Census
Henry Blank, Junior and family were at 942 Hudson Street in Union City (T626, 1359, p10B, ED444) as follows:
Reminiscence of Dorothea Gorman
I remember very vaguely Henry Blanck, but I do recall Marie and Eva Blanck. My impression was of stately women, who were always dressed very nicely with full make-up and not a hair out of place. They always wore perfume and smiled alot. Of course, these are memories of a young child, perhaps about 60 years ago, so its quite possible, I recall only one but time may have blurred them into two. I remember that they visited my grandmother Frances Schadewald Holmesand her sister Mabel Wursthorn many times.
Death of Marie Wellington Blanck
1956 per tombstone.
|Death of Henry Blanck 1973|
|Henry Blank, born December 14, 1882,
died in Union City, Hudson County, NJ in April of 1973,
He was 91 years old.
| Blanck Tombstone, Flower Hill Cemetery,
Block E of the Flower Hill Cemetery, Jersey City
|HENRY A 1882-1973|
|LOUISE KOEHLER DIED MAY 7, 1929|
|EVA WELLINGER BORN AUGUST 16, 1850 DIED NOVEMBER 4, 1958|
|MICHAEL F (ILLIGIBLE) LYONS 1897 - 19 (ILLIGIBLE)|
George Wellinger and Eva Gressers |
Darlene contacted me by email in March 2005 and provided the following information.
Doug Cruger contacted me by email and provide additional information September, 2006
Celile B Champagne contacted me by email and regular mail in May 2007 and provide copies of New Jersey birth, marriage and deaths records for the Wellingers.
I have made some additional notes where indicated in blue.
Birth of Eva Gresser: Eva Gresser is believed to have been born in Hessen, Germany to _____ Gresser and Anna ______ Gresser.
Immigration: 10 June 1872 age 22 port of departure Bremen Germany, Ship, Smidt. (Immigration information provided by Cecile Belisle Champagne May 2007)
Birth of George Wellinger: George Wellinger is believed to have been born in Switzerland.
Born Wurttemburg circa 1848 per 1880 census. (MLB)
Died 1887 at age 38. Birthplace Germany per death record.
Immigration for George Wellinger:
George Wellinger, 23 December 1870, age 22, male from Bremen, place of origin Wuttemberg,
Ship Rhein, port of arrival, New York (MLB)
Note: It is hard to
read the name could be either
Weillinger or Wellinger. Clearly based on the names of the wife and children and their ages this is the correct
"John" age 32 work (?), born WURT,
Eva age 30, wife, born HESS DARM,
Katie age 6 daughter,
Herman age 3 son,
Teresa daughter age 1
"John" age 32 work (?), born WURT, Eva age 30, wife, born HESS DARM, Katie age 6 daughter, Herman age 3 son, Teresa daughter age 1Death of George Wellington: George Wellinger committed suicide due to a painful disease.
George Wellinger age 38, and 11 monts, born Germany, in US 17 years, 158 Court Street Hoboken, died 30 May 1887 sucidal hanging, buried Hoboken Cemetery (New Jersey Death Certificate provided by Cecile Belisle Champagne May 2007)
1900 Census: Hoboken Ward 5 811 Willow Ave. Wellinger, Eva, head, Feb. 1855, widow, 45 seven children 6 still living, Immigrated in 1874, in US 26 years, laundress Herman, March 1877, age 23, machinest, Annie, Jan 1879, age 21, straw worker, Theresa, May 1880, age 20, servant, Louisa, May 1881, age 18, operator Mamie, Dec 1884, age 15, servant Death of Eva Gresser Wellinger: Eva Wellinger, 17 Forth Street Weehawken, New Jersey, widowed, widow of George Wellinger, born August 15, 1850, age 88 years, 2 months and 19 days, birthplace of father, Germany, name of father, ______ Gresser, birthplace of mother, Germany, name of mother, Anna, died November 4, 1938 of chronic endocarditis senility, informant, Mrs. M Blanck, 17 4th Street Weehawken, buried Flower Hill Cemetery Nov 7, 1938. (Death Certificate supplied by Alice, August 2006).
Standing in back: Frances Schadewald Holmes (born c 1892, daughter of Anne Wellinger Shadewald), Albert Holmes (born c. 1912, son of Frances Schadewald Holmes), and Anna Catherine Wellinger Schadewald (born 1875, daughter of Eva Gresser Wellinger)
Seated in center, Eva Gresser Wellinger (born c 1850), and next to her Robert Holmes*
Taken circa 1937.
* Robert Holmes was born May 20, 1932, per Barbara Holmes Newman, December 2008
Some of the following information on the Schadewalds was taken from the LDS internet site at the suggestion of Darlene.
Friedrich Wilhelm Schadewald (1783-)
Birth: Friedrich Wilhelm Schadewald b. abt 1783 in Kolberg, Pommerin, Preussen
Marriage: Dorothee Sofie Groenert
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