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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - Gustave Henneberg Jr



Photo: Headstone of Gustave Henneberg, Jr. (1889 - 1955). Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, Nassau County, New York. Digital image. Privately held by Wendy Henneberg, New York. 2009.

Gustave Henneberg, Jr. was my great-grand uncle and was born in Leipzig, Germany on September 12, 1889[1] to Gustave Henneberg (1864 - 1942) and Lena [Unknown] (1864 - 1937). Gustave Jr. arrived in the United States at New York in 1891[2].

Gustave Jr. married Margaret [Unknown], date unknown. She was born April 10, 1896[3] and died on July 30, 1974[4] at Massapequa, New York.

Gustave Henneberg Jr. died on February 17, 1955[5] in Miami, Florida. He is buried at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, New York.

Notes

[1] United States, Selective Service System, Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration ((Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007)), NARA, (http://www.ancestry.com), accessed February 13, 2008, citing Roll: WWII_2371484; Local board: Queens, New York.

[2] U.S. Customs Service, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897 ((Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006)), NARA, (http://www.ancestry.com), accessed February 13, 2008, citing Year: 1891; Arrival: New York , United States; Microfilm serial: M237; Microfilm roll: M237_566; Line: 41; List number: 537.

[3] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 ((Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006)), Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, New York 11735-1211 Section X Site 718.

[4] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Master File ((Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007)), (http://www.ancestry.com), examined for any reference to "Margaret Henneberg," accessed February 13, 2008. Number: 080-22-3600; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951.

[5] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 ((Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006)), Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, New York 11735-1211 Section X Site 718.

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