Person:Elizabeth Fassnacht (1)

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Elizabeth FASSNACHT
b.21 SEP 1852 Buffalo, New York
d.15 MAR 1926 Buffalo, New York
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Name[1] Elizabeth FASSNACHT
Gender Female
Birth[2][3] 21 SEP 1852 Buffalo, New York
Baptism[7] 17 OCT 1852 Buffalo, New York
Marriage 8 OCT 1872 St. Peter's German Evangelical Church, Buffalo, New Yorkto Philipp Leonard SCHMIDT
Other Georg Gebhardt, Heinrich Betz, Jacob Weil, All Of HereWitnesses
with Philipp Leonard SCHMIDT
Occupation[8] BET 1891 AND 1905 Fassnacht Fish Market, Buffalo, NY
Residence[9] 1909 80 Cayuga Street, Buffalo, NY
Death[4][5] 15 MAR 1926 Buffalo, New YorkCause: Pneumonia
Burial[6] 18 MAR 1926 Forest Lawn Cemetery, Lot 123, Section 8, Buffalo, New York

Resided 443 Lisbon Street (at time of death)

Church Death Record: Elizabeth Schmidt

Forest Lawn Interment Record: Elizabeth Smith

From Betty Wollschlager Neal (April 2002): I believe my parents Clara [Schmidt] and Emil Wollschlager lived in same house with my grandmother Elizabeth [Fassnacht] Schmidt (Smith) at 80 Cayuga St. They had to move out when the city of Buffalo exercized the right of eminent domain to buy the property to enlarge public school #39. They then bought a new double flat at 443 Lisbon Avenue, moving about when I was 3 or 4 (Abt. 1924). My grandmother took ill with pneumonia and died several months after the mov

1905 NY State Census, FHL film #825,699: The family lived at 80 Cayuga St. in Buffalo, and were in Block G, 1st E/D, Ward 18, page 35.

  • Schmidt, Elizabeth - head - W F age 52, born in the U.S. Occupation: housework
  • Schmidt, John - son - W M, age 22, born in the U.S. Occupation: druggist
  • Schmidt, Elizabeth, daughter - W F, age 20 - At Home
  • Schmidt, Clara - daughter - W F, age 18 Occupation: cigar mfg.
References
  1. St. Peter's German Evangelical Church, Buffalo, NY Church Records, 1848-1968, Item 1 1848-1854.

    Born: 21 Sept 1852
    Parents: Johann & Regina Fassnacht

  2. St. Peter's German Evangelical Church, Buffalo, NY Church Records, 1848-1968, Item 1 1848-1854.

    Born: September 21, 1852

  3. Forest Lawn Headstone Reading - Buffalo, New York.
  4. Forest Lawn Cemetery Records.

    Died: March 15, 1926
    Lot 123, Section 8

  5. St. Peter's German Evangelical Church, Buffalo, NY Church Records, 1848-1968, Page 368, Item 9 Funerals 1892-1932.

    Died March 15, 1926
    Buried March 18, 1926 at Forest Lawn
    Cause of Death: Pneumonia

  6. St. Peter's German Evangelical Church, Buffalo, NY Church Records, 1848-1968, Item 9 Funerals 1892-1932, pg. 368.

    Buried: March 18, 1926 in Forest Lawn

  7. St. Peter's German Evangelical Church, Buffalo, NY Church Records, 1848-1968, Baptisms.
  8. Buffalo Times.

    1972 Obituary for Parker H. Smith reads: "After [his great-grandmother's] death, the business was taken over by Mr. Smith's grandmother [Elizabeth Fassnacht Schmidt] and aunts."

  9. Darcy McCabe.

    "When my parents were married in 1909, they lived at 80 Cayuga with Eliz. Fassnacht Schmidt"