Christian Petermann

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Birth

Christian August Petermann born April 6, 1883, 189 Conover Street, Ward 12, Brooklyn, New York, family residence, 282 Conover Street, mother, Sophie Steuer, age 25, born Oldenberg, Germany, father, Johann Bernhard Petermann, butcher, age 30, born Oldenberg, Germany.

Note: Conover Street in located in Red Hook, Brooklyn, not far from where I live in Brooklyn.

Marriage

Christian Petermann never married.

Christian Petermann in the 1910 US Census in New Jersey

Christian Petermann was listed under Christ A Petermann at the "foot of 27st Street, Newark Bay" in Bayonne, New Jersey. There were 5 listings in the building. Christian was the forth listing as follows:

  1. Meyerholz:
    • William, age 45, married, 1st, 18 years, born Germany, immigrated in 1882, naturalized, keeper boat house
    • Catherine, age 41, married, 1st, 18 yrs, two children, 0 still living, born New Jersey
  2. Bahning
    • Anna, 63, widowed, 1 child, 1 still living, born Germany, immigrated 1909, cook
    • Wesserman, Madeline, grand daughter, age 7, born New York
    • Werbert, Ann, grand daughter, age 3, born New York
  3. Helms
    • John, nephew, age 19, born New Jersey, electrician traction works
    • Lynch, Michael, boarder, age 22, born in New Jersey of Irish parents, laborer, general works
  4. Petermann, Christ A, caretaker, age 27, single, born New York of German parents, labourer, general work
  5. Griess
    • Herman, head, age 33, married, 1st, 1 year, born New York, cashier general, steamship company
    • Ida, wife, age 33, married, 1st, no children, born New York, no occupation
    • William, father, age 70, widowed, born in Germany, immigrated 1878, "ai", own income
    • Schie, Mary, mother-in-law, 59, born Germany, immigrated 1873, no occupation

"Foot of 27st Street, Newark Bay" is on the west side of Bayonne. A 1994 map of Hudson County shows the Veterans Memorial Stadium and Park at this location.

1917 Draft Registration

Christian August Petermann, 145 W 27th Street Bayonne, Hudson, NJ. age 35, born April, 6th, 1883, White, native born US citizen, pipefitter, can't read company, nearest relative, John B. Petermann, 112 Romaine Ave. Jersey City, NJ, height, medium, build, medium, eyes, borwn, hair, brown, lost left eye. September 12, 1918.

1920 Census

I could not find any listing for Christian Petermann in the 1920 census in either New York or New Jersey.

1930 Census

I could not find any listing for Christian Petermann in the 1930 census in either New York or New Jersey.

Other information

Bud Land said that Christian Petermann lived with his sister, Meta, and her husband, Percy, in the attic of their house in Smithtown for an unknown period of time. There are photos of him with Meta and Percy and their family from circa 1917 to 1922.

Death

"Christopher" Petermann, age 50, labourer, born in U. S., son of John Petermann , born Germany, and Sophie Stuyer, born Germany, died on June 1, 1933 about 7:45 AM, in the Hudson Counry Alms House, in Secausus, New Jersey, cause of death, Pulmonary Tuberculoses and myocarditus. His address was listed as unknown, Hoboken. He was attended by a physician in the alms house from May 25, 1933. Christian Petermann was buried in Flower Hill Cemetery in North Bergen on June 3, 1933.

One of Helen Land's notes says " Uncle Christie funeral June 3, 1933."


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