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Albert Herting

Born 3 April 1844
Hanover, Germany
Married:  abt 1866
Died: 20 Aug 1913
Brooklyn, NY

Name:  Albert Harting (misspelled)
Event Type:  Immigration
Event Date:  06 Jul 1858
Event Place:  New York, United States
Gender:  Male
Age:  15
Birthplace:  Germany
Occupation:  Farmer
Ship Name:  Orpheus
Birth Year (Estimated):  1843
Departure Port:  Bremerhaven
Literacy:  Unknown
Destination Place:  New York
Transit or Travel Compartment:  Staying in the USA [Transit]; Steerage [Travel]
Affiliate Manifest ID:  9240
Affiliate ARC Identifier:  1746067

When Albert came to the U.S. he stayed with a family that is unknown to me. He was a barber all the years he was here.

Here are the children of Albert and Amelia Herting:
Albert 1867 M. Anne J. Wilson
Matilda L "Tillie" 1869 15 Aug M. Charles J. Wilson
Charles Albert 1870 Jul M. Lillian E. Bauer
Wilhelmina 1872 Dec
George 1874 Dec
Nettie 1876 M. Douglas J. Thomson
Florence Amelia"Carrie" 1876 Nov M. Ferdinand Deneke Jr. (1st cousins)
Fredericka 1879 3 Oct
Harry Eugene 1881 27 Aug M. Helen Nellie Francis McGuire
Adelaide 1883 23 Sep
Willie 1885
Clarence 1885
Fredrich 1888 24 Jul

Amelia Charlotte Keck

Born 17 Sept 1849
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 29 Jan 1918
Brooklyn, NY

Amelia’s parents were Charles Keck & Dorette Freda.
! OBIT: Mrs. Amelia Herting, 68 yrs. old, past president of chapter 82, patriotic order of America and Chaplain of the N.S. Ford Women's Relief Corps of the G.A.R. died at her home. 2110 Fulton Street Brooklyn on Tuesday. She was the widow of Albert Herting. She was one of President Theodore Roosevelt’s nurses.

"The P.O. of A., Patriotic Order of America, was similar to an auxiliary branch of the P.O.S. of A., Patriotic Order Sons of America, which was a fraternal organization that promoted attention to national issues and encouraged patriotism. The P.O. of A. provided an opportunity for women to play an important role in supporting the work of the P.O.S. of A."
See this web site regarding the Women's Relief Corp of the G.A.R.

Amelia Herting died on Tuesday of heart failure at her home, 2110 Fulton street. She was born in Philadelphia sixty-eight years ago and had been a resident of Brooklyn for half a century. She was ex-President of Camp No. 32, P. O. A.; chaplain of the X. S. Ford Women's itellef Corps, No. 113, O. A. Ft., and an honorary member of Victor Council, No. 2, 1). O. U .She was the widow of Albert Herting and is survived by three sons. Albert, Charles, Harry, and three daughters, Matilda Wilson, Mrs. Nettle Thomson and Mrs. Carrie Deneke.

The funeral will be held at 2 P. M. to-morrow from her late home. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, under direction of Mrs. M. A. Serene, of :* S07 Flatland avenue.

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